Kelley James Headlines 'Rock The Foundation' Benefit Concert Tonight

The Barney & Barney Foundation welcomes popular recording artist Kelley James will return to headline its annual Rock The Foundation fundraising concert at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in San Diego tonight, September 19, 2013.

The Barney & Barney Foundation, established in 2009 by Barney & Barney, LLC, the largest, independent insurance brokerage in California, donates proceeds from Rock The Foundation to nonprofit organizations in San Diego, Orange County and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Now in its fourth year, the Rock The Foundation event is lead by Barney & Barney, with support from headline sponsor CHUBB. Other key sponsors include Guardian, Aetna, AIX Group, California Bank & Trust, BeneTrac, Assurex Global, Conexis, First Insurance Funding, One Beacon, Travelers, Zurich, San Diego Magazine and San Diego Business Journal.

James is an internationally recognized musician who has produced two full-length records and three EPs. James performed before more than 400 attendees at the Rock The Foundation event last September. In January, James performed for a benefit concert that included current and former Major League Baseball players Barry Zito, Huston Street, Pablo Sandoval, Ryan Braun and Eric Byrnes.

"On behalf of the entire team at Barney & Barney, I want to thank our sponsors and everyone who has supported Rock The Foundation over the years," said Paul Hering, CEO of Barney & Barney. "We are excited to support the amazing work this year's grant recipients are doing to provide services and resources that help our communities thrive."<

Since inception, the Barney & Barney Foundation has made than $600,000 in grants to 50 nonprofit organizations in California. These grants reflect the firm's commitment to supporting the communities it serves. The grant recipients from this year's concert will be the following:

San Diego

Orange County

Bay Area

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About Barney & Barney

Founded 100 years ago, Barney & Barney LLC is a risk management and insurance brokerage providing solutions, services and products in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers' compensation, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal lines and surety. An independent, partner-owned firm, Barney & Barney also offers value-added services in alternative risk financing, business continuity and loss control. Barney & Barney is headquartered in San Diego, with offices in San Francisco and Orange County. For more information, visit, or call 800-321-4696

SOURCE The Barney & Barney Foundation