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Savage 5k

Savage earns national recognition for leadership in corporate philanthropy

Savage and Associates has been announced as one of only 20 financial advisory firms in the nation selected for the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation’s Charitable Champions List.

The Charitable Champions List recognizes advisory firms for their exemplary efforts to give back to their communities by promoting a culture of philanthropy amongst employees and financial advisors. Applications were evaluated by an expert judging panel on criteria including employee benefits, company contributions, and philanthropic events and programs offered by the firms.

“This honor represents the work of our many dedicated advisors and staff that give so much of their time to help others,” stated J.R. Toland, president and CEO, Savage and Associates. “We feel privileged to serve those in need across northwest Ohio and beyond.”

Savage and Associates holds several programs and events throughout the year, including the Savage Foundation Golf Classic, Savage 5K, and many other notable philanthropy endeavors. The Golf Classic alone has raised more than $1.3 million for charities since 2003.

We Did It: The 2019 Savage 5k Run-Walk Celebration

Photo of Savage 5k participants

Savage & Associates employees, along with their families and friends, laced up their running shoes and represented our company in the inaugural Savage 5k on April 27. Part of Mercy Health Glass City Marathon weekend, the Savage-sponsored 5k drew nearly 1,500 participants who ran and walked a 3.1-mile course winding throughout the University of Toledo campus.

Congratulations to all runners and walkers. Finishers received a medal, a commemorative glass mug, and plenty of post-race food and refreshments.

Our own Sean Savage ran the course in 18 minutes and 47 seconds, finishing ninth place overall. Complete race results are available on the Mercy Glass City Marathon website.

In addition to race participants, Savage colleagues served as volunteers at the event throughout Marathon weekend, working at a water stop along the course and staffing our booth at the expo on Friday and Saturday.

The Savage is the area’s premier spring 5k. We look forward to next year’s event on Saturday, April 25, 2020.

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