(COON RAPIDS, MN) – Oakwood Insurance Agency of Coon Rapids, MN has earned the Community Service Award from insurance carrier MutualAid eXchange (“MAX”).  The MAX Community Service Award recognizes Oakwood Insurance Agency’s significant contributions to their community through their time, actions, and dedication.

Bruce and Darlene Sogn are heads of the agency.  Earlier this year, they and their team participated in the MAX Agent Community Grant Program, where they chose Haven for Heroes to be a recipient. Haven for Heroes has undertaken the renovation of the old State Hospital buildings, converting them to temporary housing for homeless veterans in Anoka.  A $2,000 grant was given to help with the renovations.

“At Oakwood Insurance Agency we try to fulfill the same values of fairness, faith and social responsibility that MAX believes in, whether it’s at work or volunteering in the community,” Sogn said.

The Oakwood Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency representing MAX Insurance® in Coon Rapids and surrounding areas.  MAX Insurance®, based in Overland Park, KS, is a unique fair, faithful and socially responsible insurance enterprise.  Founded on religious principles, the company’s mission is to restore wholeness to communities and individuals in need.  It lives out its mission through a variety of quality, fairly-priced insurance products, outstanding personalized customer service and its unique Mutual Aid Ministries program.

“MAX is a company built on faith, strong values and service to others.  That’s the kind of independent agents we look for and we’re proud to recognize Oakwood Insurance Agency for being among the best of these,” said David Wine, President and Chief Executive Officer of MAX.

Oakwood Insurance Agency is located at 2003 NW Northdale Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 55433.  Phone: 763-754-1824. Email dsogn@oakwoodinsurance.com.  Website www.oakwoodinsurance.com

MAX Insurance® is headquartered at 4400 College Boulevard, Suite 250, Overland Park, KS 66211.  Phone:  877-971-6300.  To learn more about MAX, visit www.maxinsurance.com.

Photo:  Phil Blount, MAX Field Sales Director, Bruce Sogn, Oakwood Insurance Agency Principal, and John Wearda, MAX Regional Sales Manager