New Read-Dunning Youth Development Park Opens in Chicago

The multi-sport, synthetic turf field will provide local youth with a safe place to learn, play and compete

Chicago, Ill – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Group1001 partnered with the Chicago Park District to unveil a multisport playing field at Park 580 “Read-Dunning” in the Dunning Community Area of Chicago. The new park with synthetic turf athletic field will serve the future Taft Junior High School’s athletic teams, Saint Patrick High School athletic teams, Chicago Cubs RBI, as well as community little leagues and local elementary schools, providing local youth with a safe place to learn, play and compete.

“Being active and playing sports taught me so many valuable life lessons,” said Ripken. “Thanks to the generous donors and supporters, kids in this community will have a safe space to play sports and grow, and learn a lot of those same lessons.”

The multisport synthetic turf playing field is lined for youth baseball/softball and soccer and complete with a digital scoreboard, backstop, dugouts and fencing. The Chicago Park District will manage and maintain the field and work closely with the Ripken Foundation and other partners to create programs to engage at-risk young peopl...

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Olympians, Local Youth Join Law Enforcement Officers for Multi-Sport Mentoring Clinic

USA Track & Field Olympians, Mark Crear and Sharrieffa Barksdale, and Salinas Police Officers mentor at-risk youth at Ripken Foundation clinic

Salinas, CA (September 21, 2019) – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Group1001 hosted a Badges for Baseball clinic yesterday with more than 80 local children. The event aime...

Clear Spring Health Completes Acquisition of Community Care Alliance of Illinois

Chicago, IL - Clear Spring Health (“CSH”) is pleased to announce that its acquisition of Community Care Alliance of Illinois, NFP (“CCAI”) has received regulatory approval from Illinois regulators, the supervising Circuit Court, and federal regulators. The acquisition ensures continuing coverage and service to all CCAI...

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Unveils Multisport Field at the Home Club on the Sheth Family Campus of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

New field in East Austin to provide Club youth with Boys & Girls Club of the Austin Area with a safe place to learn, play and compete

Austin, TX - The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Group1001 today joined the Boys & Girls Club of the Austin Area (BGCAA) to unveil a multisport playing field on BGCAA’s Home Club o...

Clear Spring Health to Acquire Community Care Alliance of Illinois

Chicago, IL – Clear Spring Health (“CSH”) is pleased to announce an agreement in principle to acquire and re-capitalize Community Care Alliance of Illinois, NFP (“CCAI”) out of rehabilitation. Once completed, this proposed agreement will ensure continuing coverage and service to all CCAI policyholders.

CSH is committed...

Group1001 Completes Acquisition of Lackawanna Insurance Group

Press Release - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, April 1, 2019

Today, GROUP1001 has received formal regulatory approval to complete the acquisition of Lackawanna Casualty Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Lackawanna American Insurance Company and Lackawanna National Insurance Company, together known as “Lackawanna ...

Local Youth Join Austin Law Enforcement Officers for Multi-Sport Mentoring Clinics

Austin Police Department and USA Track & Field Olympians Michelle Carter and Kori Carter to mentor at Ripken Foundation clinics

Austin, TX - The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Group1001, and Olympians Michelle Carter and Kori Carter hosted two events this week that aim to reshape the relationship between law enforcemen...

Group1001 to Feature Gainbridge on No. 26 Honda of Zach Veach

Press Release - Indianapolis, IN. February 11, 2019

The No. 26 of Zach Veach will take on a bold new look for the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season as primary sponsor GROUP1001 features online financial services platform GAINBRIDGE on Veach’s full-season entry.

Gainbridge is a digital-first annuity and life insurance agency...

Gainbridge Becomes Presenting Sponsor of Indianapolis 500

Press Release - Indianapolis Motor Speedway, January 31, 2019

GAINBRIDGE, an online financial services platform providing straightforward access to tax-deferred accumulation and income products, has reached a multiyear agreement to become the presenting sponsor of the Indianapolis 500 starting with the 2019 edition of t...

Group1001 Acquires Lackawanna Insurance Group

Press Release - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Group1001 announced today it will acquire 100% of Lackawanna Casualty Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Lackawanna American Insurance Company and Lackawanna National Insurance Company, together known as “Lackawanna Insurance Group.”

Lackawanna is currently the 7th largest writer ...

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Group1001 launches Relay®

Introducing a New Financial Product to Reward Smart Spending Habits with Incredible Cash-Back

Group1001 has unveiled today Relay®, a revolutionary financial product that rewards goal-oriented consumers with incredible cash-back on everyday expenses. Relay’s bold new insurtech offering couples an immediate annuity, issue...

Ask The CMO: Andres Barragan on driving all of marketing through the lens of experience

Consumers are much more informed and no longer as open to being sold. We believe that education and youth sports have the power to transform lives and communities.

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Group1001, IndyCar Driver Zach Veach and EVERFI announce new STEM education partnership

Sonoma, CA - Group1001 and IndyCar rookie driver Zach Veach today announced a partnership with leading education technology company EVERFI, Inc that will bring hands-on STEM teaching to classrooms nationwide and inspire the next generation of engineers.

The interactive STEM education program, called Endeavor, introduces...

Group1001 announces strategic partnership with Elites Optimization Services

Press release

Group1001 today announced their sponsorship of Elites Optimization Services (EOS), an organization that offers career coaching, mentoring and job exploration services aimed at helping athletes start and transition to new careers. As a corporate education sponsor, Group1001 will partner with EOS to provide ...

Hall of Fame Running Back Curtis Martin to bring new synthetic turf youth development park to Pittsburgh

Together with Group1001 and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, the new field will provide local youth with a clean, safe place to learn, play and grow

Pittsburgh, PA - The City of Pittsburgh, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation and Dan Towriss, CEO of Group1001, today announced plans to design and construct a new youth athletic...

Group1001 launches

Press release

Group1001 was launched today as a newly rebranded insurance group in the United States. The group is a privately-owned insurance business with approximately 340,000 policyholders and $37 billion in assets. The rebranded group includes Delaware Life Insurance Company and Delaware Life Insurance Company of N...

Group1001 & IndyCar Unveil

Group1001 Unveils Zach Veach's No. 26 IndyCar

Group1001 and Andretti Autosport have unveiled the NEW LIVERY for Zach Veach’s No. 26 Group1001 Honda Indy car competing in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Veach has raced in every step of the Mazda Road to Indy ladder with Andretti Autosport, including a ...