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St. Louis Blues and COUNTRY Financial Team with Operation Shower

Collecting items for expectant military moms

Jan. 9, 2017

COUNTRY Financial is teaming up with the St. Louis Blues and non-profit Operation Shower to support expectant military moms by collecting donated items and sponsoring a baby shower at Peabody Opera House in St. Louis.

Fans are encouraged to drop-off either two new board books or new 0-6 month size pajamas at select COUNTRY Financial locations Monday, Jan. 9, through Tuesday, Jan. 17. In return for donating items, fans will receive an autographed photo of Ryan Reaves and will be entered to win two Penthouse Suite tickets for the Blues vs. Coyotes game on Monday, March 27.

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Where to donate

To donate items, visit COUNTRY Financial locations at 2530 State Hwy K in O’Fallon or 200 S. Kirkwood Rd. #130 in Kirkwood.

“This event is an awesome way to show how much we care and value our military members’ service to our country,” said Elias Corpas, Agency Manager at COUNTRY Financial. “I can’t think of a better way to celebrate these mothers while honoring their family’s sacrifice.” 

About our military ties

COUNTRY Financial has long been a supporter of the men and women who serve and have served in the United States Armed Forces. The organization has a Military Support Group and is a longstanding member of the Statement of Support Program through the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, COUNTRY Financial will also sponsor a baby shower for military moms-to-be at Peabody Opera House. The lunch will include prize giveaways and an opportunity for the moms to share camaraderie and gain support from other military women in the same stage of life.

Established in 2007, Operation Shower ( is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and honoring military families by providing joyful baby showers for military moms-to-be to ease the stress of deployment. Since then, it has honored more than 2,700 military moms and moms-to-be from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and National Guard during Operation Shower events on military bases, during PGA TOUR tournaments, and at other locations.

“Our service members do so much for us, they face so many setbacks and challenges when they step up to serve,” said Corpas. “Their sacrifice is one of the many reasons we pledge our support to the ESGR and give back through Operation Shower.”

To follow other community giving efforts, find us on Twitter @hellocountry

About COUNTRY Financial®

COUNTRY Financial is a marketing name for COUNTRY Life Insurance Company®, COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company® and their respective subsidiaries, located in Bloomington, IL. COUNTRY Financial serves about one million households and businesses throughout the United States and offers a wide range of insurance and financial products and services.