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What:    To honor local Bay Area educators, Civil Service Employees (CSE) Insurance Group, in partnership with San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Foundation, is hosting the 2011 Teachers Appreciation Event. They will select 100 well-deserving teachers from a pool of nominations to receive $200 gift cards, which the selected teachers will use to shop for classroom supplies in a special one-day shopping event at the Colma Target store. 

Why:    CSE Insurance Group and San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Foundation recognize that teachers dedicate their lives to shaping the future of their students. They planned this event to give back to teachers in appreciation of all that they do to enrich the lives of our children and our communities.
When:    Nominations:  Open now through August 19 
2011 Teacher Appreciation Event at Target: 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 

Where:    Nominations: Teachers may nominate themselves at the following link,, by submitting contact information, school district and why they became teachers. 2011 Teacher Appreciation Event at Target:  Target, 5001 Junipero Serra Blvd, Colma, CA, 94014. 

Media Contact: Emily Allen or Christopher Lalli, Graham & Associates, (415) 986-7212 or 

About CSE Insurance Group
In business for more than sixty years, CSE Insurance Group ( serves the people who serve the people by providing top quality property and casualty insurance for teachers and other educators, firefighters, law enforcement personnel, and other government and civil service employees at affordable rates. CSE Insurance has also offered its products and services to the general public for more than two decades.

With a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) by insurance industry analyst A. M. Best, CSE Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products, including auto, home, liability, boat, and commercial. CSE Insurance products are sold through independent insurance agents in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. Visit CSE on the Web at, on Twitter at, its blog at and on Facebook at

About San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Foundation
The San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Foundation provides financial support to prevention programs that serve the poor and vulnerable in San Francisco. The Foundation assists underprivileged children in securing school products and holiday gifts and other programs that seek to prevent our youth from turning to a life of crime, programs that protect our elderly from abuse and neglect, and medical research that will help save lives.