Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency Rallies Businesses to The Community Chest’s Golf Outing to Support Neighbors in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic
Bergen County, NewJersey; June 30, 2021 — Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency is helping people in our area in their time of need during the COVID-19 pandemic.This year, the company rallied staff, colleagues, and businesses to support TheCommunity Chest of Eastern Bergen County’s (The Chest) first golf outing held at White Beeches Golf and Country Club inHaworth.The company was a sponsor and helped raise funds for grants that will be awarded to nonprofit agencies providing expanded services to people in need in the area experiencing hardships during the pandemic.
Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency isdedicated to serving and helping others in the community.”Throughout my career, I have been committed to philanthropyand participating in the good that comes out of a group’scollective efforts.By collaborating with other businessesand insurance companies, we surpassed our fundraising goal andhelped The Chest raise nearly $50,000 for the golf outing.Thank you everyone who participated in and sponsored thisfirst golf outing.We look forward to participating in nextyear’s event,”said John Wilkens, co-chair of the golf outingand Agency Principal of Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency.
“The Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency is agreat example of a business with a strong sense of communitycommitment.The Community Chest of Eastern Bergen County isgrateful to them for their incredible support this year, andthe leadership they demonstrated.As co-chair of the golfouting, John Wilkens’ enthusiasm and energy helped to make ourfirst golf outing especially successful this year.Our hatsoff to the Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency,”said Dr.Shelly Wimpfheimer, Executive Director, The Community Chest ofEastern Bergen County.
Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency specializes in personal lines package business such as umbrella and small business BOP Workers’ Comp/CommercialAuto.Services are provided to clients in Florida, NewJersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.From three locations inBogota, Dumont and Hawthorne, New Jersey, the company services customers, continues to grow and plans to open a new office inRed Bank this year.
Business Blends With Philanthropy
Wilkens combines a passion for professionalism with philanthropy.Other non profit organizations also benefited from John and Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency’s philanthropy.Serving on the Darren DrakeFoundation’s board of trustees, Wilkens helped the relatively new nonprofit raise funds for individuals to learn and pursue vocational careers in an accredited program.The Foundation honors the legacy of Darren Drake, who was killed in a 2017terrorist attack in New York City.
For the past three years, he has served onThe Community Chest of Eastern Bergen County’s board ofmanagers and participates on the Development and SpecialEvents Committees.During that time, he workedwith theagency to raise over $10,000 from its staff and partnerinsurance carriers for The Chest’s events.
In Demarest, he also provided sponsorships for several organizations, including the Demarest 5K with proceeds contributed to the Demarest PTO, Demarest Day andFireworks celebration, and St. Joseph’s Church’s events. His philanthropic interests and support extend to national organizations, including St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital,Shriners Hospital for Children, and the Jimmy V Foundation.
About Robert J. Wilkens Insurance Agency
For 31 years, Robert J. Wilkens InsuranceAgency has provided insurance coverage custom tailored to meet individual, family and business needs.Working with a range of highly rated insurance carriers, the company offers the highest level of quality protection to customers in New Jersey, NewYork, Pennsylvania, and Florida.As a result of its commitment to individual service, the agency’s growth emanates from a solid referral basis and by providing customers with confidence in knowing caring, professional industry experts will resolve their concerns in a timely fashion.
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