West Monroe State Farm agent Blake Wheelis has demonstrated many times what it means to be a “Good Neighbor” by helping his community. On June 2nd, Wheelis presented a $10,000 grant from State Farm to West Monroe Revitalization as part of the company’s Outstanding Community Engagement program.
As part of its 100th anniversary, State Farm is spending the year recognizing employees and agents who spread the Good Neighbor spirit throughout their communities. Blake Wheelis was recognized as one out of 100 agents, nationwide, who were selected for their outstanding community engagement.
“At State Farm, we are committed to helping build stronger communities,” said Wheelis, who presented the check. “For me, it's not enough to simply say we’re a Good Neighbor, we embrace the responsibility to make this community better by being a part of a solution.”
The West Monroe Revitalization Group’s mission is to further the common good and general welfare of the people who frequent Downtown West Monroe as well as to bring back civic betterment and social improvements. The group is made up of community and business leaders who are dedicated to improving downtown to ensure the prosperity of the entire city.