Insurance agent honored for charity

DOWNEY - Barbara Briley-Beard has been awarded the President's Award for 2011 by Farmers Insurance.A local Farmers agent for 30 years, Beard has worked with the Long Beach Harbor Southeast Unit and the Downey Rio Hondo Unit for more than 20 years, including the role of president for Downey's unit for six years. As a leadership council member, the President's Award recognized Beard for "outstanding vision, collaboration and generous financial and volunteer support for the fight against cancer." To volunteer on the Downey Rio Hondo Unit's board, which covers Downey, Norwalk, Paramount and Bellflower, call Beard at (562) 869-7618.

********** Published: October 27, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 28