Fairfield insurer hurt by storms
Storms last month in 18 Midwest and mid-Atlantic states will cost Cincinnati Financial Corp. an estimated $50 million in pretax losses this quarter, the company said Thursday. The Fairfield-based company typically incurs heavy payouts for storm damage in the second and third quarters. Cincinnati Financial shares closed at $43 Thursday, down 33 cents.
Workshops help women save
Fifth Third Bank will sponsor a series of workshops across Ohio beginning this month to help women save for retirement. The free series of daylong events will be part of the 2004 Women & Money workshops presented by Ohio Treasurer Joe Deters. A workshop will be conducted June 18 at the University of Cincinnati's Tangeman Center. For more details, call 1-800-228-1102.
Chef's civic actions honored
Cincinnati chef Jean-Robert de Cavel, who owns Jean-Robert at Pigall's, has been awarded the President's Award from the Cincinnati Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The award is given to a professional who makes outstanding contributions to Greater Cincinnati through civic activities.
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