Marsh & McLennan Agency to Host "Rock the Foundation" Annual Benefit Concert on September 28

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SAN DIEGO, August 28, 2017 - Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) and The Barney & Barney Foundation today announced that Liquid Blue will headline its annual fundraising event, Rock The Foundation, on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at The Paddock at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego.

Now in its eighth year, the Rock The Foundation event will benefit the Foundation’s nine grant recipients for 2017. The event is put on with the financial support from lead sponsor, Nationwide, as well as other key sponsors, including RT Specialty, Zenith, Aetna, Aflac, Word & Brown General Agency, Chubb, One Beacon, Blue Shield, Kaiser, Hanover AIX, CRC Insurance Services, CNA, Starr Indemnity & Liability Company, Zurich, United Concordia Dental, Travelers, FIRST Insurance Funding, AmWins, and The Hartford.

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“Marsh & McLennan Agency and the Barney & Barney Foundation are excited to again host Rock the Foundation and contribute to the work of nonprofit organizations in our communities in California,” said Paul Hering, Chief Executive Officer, Marsh & McLennan Agency West Region. “We are pleased to have the support of a terrific group of sponsors, donors and employees who are working to make this another memorable evening for the community.”

Since 2009, the Foundation has awarded over $2.5 million to more than 80 non-profits in California. The Foundation is part of MMA’s broader commitment to serving its communities. Barney & Barney became part of Marsh & McLennan Agency in 2014.

The Rock The Foundation concert will help finance the grants made to the following recipients:

San Diego

Home Start

Foundation of the Children of the Californias

Access Youth Academy

Alzheimer’s San Diego


Orange County

Laura’s House

St. Anne’s

Second Harvest Food Bank


Bay Area

George Mark Children’s Home

YES Nature to Neighborhoods


Grants will be awarded to each organization at the Foundation’s other fundraising events: The Bay Area Golf Classic on October 30, 2017 at the Orinda Country Club and the Orange County Golf Classic on Dec. 4, 2017 at Dove Canyon Golf Club.

About Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) is one of the nation’s leading insurance brokerages, offering a comprehensive line of risk management and employee benefit solutions. The firm specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, retirement and wealth management, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal lines and surety. MMA has offices in San Diego, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Orange County, Los Angeles and Anchorage. For more information, visit, or call 800.321.4696.