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Farmers Insurance Group Co-Sponsors Largest One-Day Motorcycle Fundraiser Event in the World

LOS ANGELES--The Love Ride, the largest one-day motorcycle event in the world, rolls from Glendale to Castaic Lake recreation area November 12, 2006. Farmers Insurance Group of Companies CEO Paul Hopkins will be among the motorcycle riders.

Farmers and Foremost Insurance Company are proud co-sponsors of the event, which raises funds to support the March of Dimes, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Reading by 9, Hurricane Katrina, and over 20 additional charities, Mr. Hopkins said. More than 20,000 riders, including other Farmers and Foremost executives, will join me in this most worthy event.

Jay Leno, Tonight Show host, is the grand marshal of the ride which begins at 7 a.m. at Glendale Harley Davidson, 3717 San Fernando Road, Glendale, California and ends at Castaic Lake recreation area near Santa Clarita, California. Joining Mr. Leno will be actors Peter Fonda and Robert Patrick, honorary marshals, and Willie G. Davidson, honorary chairman of the ride.

The ride is but one part of the days events. A concert is planned for the afternoon at Castaic Lake, plus a trade show. Minimum charitable donation is $75.00 per person, $70 if you register online before November 10th or at Glendale Harley Davidson by November 7th. If you are not a rider, the donation includes admission to the concert, trade show and barbecue, plus two beverages.

Anyone wanting to ride with the celebrities and Farmers and Foremost executives can register online at www.loveride.org or in person at Glendale Harley Davidson.

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the nation's third-largest Personal Lines Property & Casualty insurance group. Headquartered in Los Angeles and doing business in 41 states, the insurers comprising the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies provide Homeowners, Auto, Business, Life insurance and financial services to more than 10 million households through 17,000 exclusive and independent agents and district managers. For more information about Farmers, visit our Web site at www.farmers.com.