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Dawson Insurance Agent honored for volunteerism
Agent receives grant pic
Local insurance agent Kendy Bennett, right, donates a grant she received to local nonprofit KARE for Kids. Robin Smith of KARE for Kids accepted the $1,000 check. - photo by For the Dawson Community News

Kendy Bennett of Dawson Insurance recently received the Agency Hands in the Community grant award for her commitment to volunteerism.


The grant program recognizes Encompass/Allstate insurance agents for outstanding community service with a $1,000 donation to a charitable organization.


To qualify for the grant, agents must show evidence of volunteer work that has had a positive impact on the community.


Bennett volunteers as the Christmas Shopping Coordinator for KARE for Kids.


“Our Agency is committed to giving back to our community and I strongly believe that KARE for Kids provides an essential service to the children and youth of Dawson County,” said Bennett. “We’re proud to support KARE for Kids, and this grant from The Allstate Foundation will provide much needed support for its work.


KARE for Kids is a local nonprofit organization that provides for needy children in the community. For more information about the organization, call (706) 216-KARE or visit


Dawson Insurance is an independent agency that writes all lines of insurance both personal and commercial.


The Agency has been serving Dawson County since 1964. More information can be found at or by calling (706) 216-3296.