LONGWOOD, Fla., December 17, 2016 – The Orlando Sports Foundation (OSF) and AutoNation presented a check for $1.15 million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) at the 2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl held at the new Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. OSF President Jeff Lagos and Executive Director Alan Gooch were among those who presented the check to BCRF President Myra Biblowit.
“BCRF’s work to advance breast cancer research is both relentless and tireless,” says Lagos, president of Insurance Office of America. “We’re proud to support this worthy cause and to be part of the hard-working team that will one day gain the most important win—a cure.”
The AutoNation Cure Bowl, presented by Florida Hospital, is a nationally televised game played at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, and its focus is to bring teams together to find a cure for cancer. The Cure Bowl directly benefits BCRF, the nations’ highest-rated breast cancer organization with an A+ rating from Charity Watch and four out of four stars from Charity Navigator.
The Orlando Sports Foundation Inc. (OSF) was founded in May 2008 and is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for organizations working to find a cure for cancer. OSF annually supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through the AutoNation Cure Bowl, presented by Florida Hospital, an annual NCAA college football bowl game played in December at Camping World Stadium, formerly the Orlando Citrus Bowl, and televised nationwide on CBS Sports Network. OSF is led by a volunteer board of directors and advisory board. For more, visit OrlandoSportsFoundation.com
Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and is one of the fastest growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report, and it is ranked 25th on Business Insurance’s 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business List. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has over 50 branch offices in the U.S. and an international office in London. With more than 1,000 associates, IOA specializes in providing insurance solutions for businesses in many diverse industries.