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The Horace Mann Companies

July 02, 2015 11:42 ET

Horace Mann Connects With Educators Through Pinterest

'Social Eyes' Puts Horace Mann Top Among Insurance Companies on Pinterest

SPRINGFIELD, IL--(Marketwired - July 02, 2015) - Horace Mann exceeded 10,000 followers on Pinterest in June putting it number one among insurers for number of followers, according to the publication "Social Eyes." To celebrate the milestone, Horace Mann held a "Full #STEAM Ahead" giveaway, giving away two $200 Apple App Store cards and a $450 voucher for STEMfinity.com.

As a company focused on helping educators secure their financial futures, Horace Mann uses Pinterest to share ideas useful to educators and encourages teachers to share everything from lesson plans to classroom decorating ideas and organization tips. "Horace Mann has been helping educators for more than 70 years, and using social media vehicles like Pinterest to connect with teachers is a great way for us to help," says President and CEO Marita Zuraitis. "We provide pins educators can use for the classroom as well as tips to plan for their financial wellness and success."

Three educators are celebrating Horace Mann's Pinterest success. Rebecca Sanchez, a teacher from Trent Park Elementary in New Bern, North Carolina, and Gale Berg, a teacher at Kernan Middle School in Jacksonville, Florida, both won $200 Apple App Store cards in the giveaway. Nylyn Hackler, a teacher at Sunrise Elementary in Smithfield, Utah won the $450 STEMfinity.com voucher. Horace Mann based the giveaway on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), its most popular Pinterest board.

About Horace Mann

Horace Mann (Horace Mann Educators Corp. (NYSE: HMN) is the largest national multiline insurance company focusing on educators' financial needs. Horace Mann provides auto and homeowners insurance, retirement annuities, life insurance and other financial solutions. Founded by Educators for Educators® in 1945, the company is headquartered in Springfield, Illinois. For more information about the company, visit horacemann.com.

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