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2015
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American Family Insurance Partners with Bucks as Presenting Sponsor of Oct. 20 Game in Madison

Additional tickets released today due to strong demand for Bucks’ first exhibition game in the capital since 1999

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

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Bucks Press Office
AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE PARTNERS WITH BUCKS AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF OCT. 20 GAME IN MADISON
Additional tickets released today due to strong demand for Bucks’ first exhibition game in the capital since 1999

The Milwaukee Bucks today announced a new partnership with American Family Insurance in which the Madison-based company will serve as the presenting sponsor of the upcoming Bucks preseason game in Wisconsin’s capital. The game, which features the Bucks taking on the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Kohl Center on Tuesday, Oct. 20 (7 p.m. tip), will mark the first full-team appearance by the Bucks in Madison since an exhibition game in 1999.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the Bucks in bringing world-class NBA basketball back to the passionate fans in Madison,” American Family Insurance Chairman and CEO Jack Salzwedel said. “The Bucks and American Family are both Wisconsin organizations that embody the values and spirit of our state. We look forward to aligning our brands together around this great event.”

As part of American’s Family’s involvement, the company will welcome 3,000 employees, agents and customers to the game.

The Bucks also announced that a limited number of additional tickets have been released for the game. Tickets may be purchased online at bucks.com/Madison, UWBadgers.com, by calling 1-800-GO-BADGERS or (608) 262-1440, or in-person by visiting the McGinnis Family Athletic Ticket Office located at 1440 Monroe St., near Gate 1 of Camp Randall Stadium. Ticket prices range from $18 to $44. Current UW-Madison students may purchase up to two tickets in the $18 or $23 price levels for only $13 each. Fees for online or phone orders will apply.

About American Family Insurance

Madison–based American Family Insurance is the nation’s third-largest mutual property/casualty insurance company and ranks 358th on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General, Homesite and AssureStart) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the Internet or by phone.

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