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Cumberland Sponsors Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Make-A-Wish New Jersey

On April 30th, Big I New Jersey raised $22,000 for Make-A-Wish New Jersey at the annual Trusted Choice Charity Golf Outing. The 18-hole shotgun start event had 100 golfers competing for various contests at the beautiful Forsgate Country Club. Tess Badenhausen and Sheri Kirkpatrick from Make-A-Wish New Jersey joined us for dinner alongside Wish Mom Cheri. Cheri took to the podium to share details from her daughter Evelyn’s trip to Disney World.

The Cumberland Insurance Group participated once again as the event’s Title Sponsor and Glenn Watkins, Cumberland’s VP of Marketing, was in attendance. “The Cumberland Insurance Group is thrilled to be able to support Make-A-Wish New Jersey in their mission to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We look forward to this event each year as it brings together industry friends to enjoy a round of golf while raising funds for this very worthy cause.”


Paul Ritter Honored as Legend

On March 30th, 2019, Paul J. Ritter, President and CEO of Cumberland Mutual, was honored as a 2019 Cumberland County Legend. This event recognizes those individuals who have passionately served the community making a lasting impact throughout Cumberland County. The benefactor of the event is the Complete Care Family Health Foundation who provides underserved patients in the community with high quality, affordable, and accessible health and dental care. 

Cumberland Mourns The Passing of Leo Hogan

We are saddened to learn that former CEO/President and Director Leo Hogan passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.  There will be a viewing held at Freitag Funeral Home, 137 West Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ on Sunday evening, December 9, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Visitation will also be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 10, 2018 at St. Teresa’s Church at the Parish of the Holy Cross, 46 Central Avenue, Bridgeton, New Jersey followed by a mass to be held at 10:00 a.m.  Burial will take place at the Veteran’s Cemetery, Trench Road, Bridgeton, NJ

Leo was the face of The Cumberland Insurance Group for many years and was instrumental in growing Cumberland to a regional insurance company.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Cumberland Sponsors The Trusted Choice Make-A-Wish Outing

On Monday April 30, 2018, The Cumberland Insurance Group sponsored the Trusted Choice Charity Golf Outing at Trump National, Colts Neck. The Trusted Choice Annual Charity Golf Outing benefits Big I New Jersey’s official charity, Make-A-Wish New Jersey. Each year, this event raises a significant amount of money to donate to Make-A-Wish New Jersey. Steve Catranis from Cumberland received the Chairman’s Citation from Jerry Ford at the dinner following the outing. Thanks to all that participated in this great event!

Cumberland Hosts Bridgeton High School Students

Cumberland recently hosted 16 students and chaperones from Bridgeton High School’s Early College program.  The freshman students are earning high school credits and college credits simultaneously and upon graduation will have both a high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree from Cumberland County College.  Students had the opportunity to meet representatives of six different insurance career areas to learn about the job duties and requirements and to discuss the future of the career.

Cumberland Receives the CASA of CGS Angel of the Year Award

Cumberland is proud to have received the CASA Angel of the Year Award. The CASA Angel of the Year award recognizes an outstanding organization whose unselfish and dedicated service has made a significant difference in their community and in the lives of children. This past year, Cumberland has made significant contributions towards promoting the best interests of abused and neglected children and providing community support for CASA of CGS and the volunteers.


Cumberland Sponsors CASA 5K Run

On September 24th, The Cumberland Insurance Group sponsored the CASA 5K run held in Sewell NJ. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties is an organization of volunteer advocates who stand up on behalf of abused and neglected children. Over 1,000 abused and neglected children in the three counties are currently waiting on the critical voice of a volunteer advocate.

Two employees of The Cumberland Insurance Group participated in the run. Glenn Watkins and Colin Scull finished 9th & 10th respectively.