--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV):
|-Vivica A. Fox, Actress and Small Business Advocate|
|-Roberto Barragan, President and CEO, Valley Economic Development Center|
|-Tara N. Spain, Director of Community Relations, Travelers|
|-Jacqueline Sharp, Owner of Los Angeles based small business, Fort|
|-60 Los Angeles area small business owners|
Travelers and the Valley Economic Development Center will host a dinner celebration to honor local small business owners who have completed the Small Business Risk Education program.
|Friday, February 1, 2013|
|*MEDIA INTERVIEWS CAN BE ACCOMMODATED ON SITE OR IN ADVANCE*|
|Sheraton Universal Hotel|
|333 Universal Hollywood Drive, 21st Floor|
|Universal City, CA 91608|
IN MORE DETAIL:
Designed by the Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), one of the nation’s largest insurers of small businesses, and Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC), the largest non-profit small business lender in California, SBRE leverages the unique expertise of both organizations and provides insurance literacy and risk management training to women and minority entrepreneurs.