July 7, 2010

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County receives $10,000 Donation from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation

MILWAUKEE, WI (July 7, 2010) – Rebuilding Together Montgomery County is receiving a $10,000 grant from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation in recognition of financial representative Robert P. Quinn, CLU, CLTC’s outstanding volunteer involvement as part of the company’s 16th annual national Community Service Award program. A Kensington resident, Quinn is a representative with The Washington Group in Rockville, MD. Quinn is one of 25 financial representatives being recognized as top volunteers. Through the program funded by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, more than $275,000 will be donated this year to various nonprofit organizations nationwide.

“In Rockville and around the country, nonprofit organizations are hungry for exceptional volunteers like Robert to help others reach their full potential,” said Kimberley Goode, president of the Northwestern Mutual Foundation. “Robert’s passion for volunteerism and commitment to strengthening the community is making a difference now and for future generations.”

Quinn will be presented with the Community Service Award during Northwestern Mutual’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at the company’s headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

“I am extremely passionate about Rebuilding Together Montgomery County, a nonprofit volunteer organization that is dedicated to helping low-income homeowners in Montgomery County through home renovations and repairs,” said Quinn. “The money from this award will go a long way toward buying critical supplies to fix up peoples’ homes.”

The Community Service Award program is open to more than 9,000 Northwestern Mutual financial representatives and assistant financial representatives, recognizing their individual dedication to charitable organizations and philanthropic projects. Since the program’s inception, over $3 million has been contributed to more than 300 non-profit organizations throughout the country.

About the Northwestern Mutual Foundation The mission of the Northwestern Mutual Foundation is to build strong, vibrant communities that serve as a legacy to future generations. The Foundation’s giving is designed to create an impact on the communities where the company’s employees and financial representatives live and work. In fiscal year 2009, the Foundation contributed more than $15 million to nonprofit organizations across the country.

About Northwestern Mutual The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company – Milwaukee, WI (Northwestern Mutual) – the industry leader in total individual life insurance, long-term care insurance, and disability insurance dividends paid to participating policyowners – has helped clients achieve financial security for more than 150 years. Though dividends are not guaranteed, are reviewed annually and are subject to change, the company has paid life insurance dividends every year since 1872. As a mutual company with over $1.2 trillion of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual seeks to share its gains with policyowners and deliver consistent and dependable value to clients over time. Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a holistic approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability insurance, annuities, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC, broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, limited purpose federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company; and Russell Investments.

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