Sterling Insurance Group supports Double Down 2018 by Racquet Up Detroit

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May 30, 2018
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Sterling Insurance Group – a Top 200 Insurance Firm out of 37,000 nationwide – was pleased to support this year’s Double Down tournament put on by Racquet Up Detroit on Saturday, May 12.

The 6th Annual Double Down is Racquet Up’s largest fundraiser and brings together teams of squash players and Racquet Up supporters from across metro Detroit for a fun competition.

About Racquet Up: Racquet Up supports and empowers Detroit youth so they can achieve their full potential through a long-term, demanding and inspiring mentoring program of squash, academics and community service.  The program intensely focuses on education, health and character development through academic tutoring, health and fitness coaching, and youth development. Racquet Up’s goal is to achieve 100% high school graduation and 100% college enrollment among its students. The program started in 2010 with 40 students and now works with 100 young people in 5th – 12th grades from public schools in Northwest Detroit.

Other sponsors of the event included the Detroit Athletic Club Foundation, the Motor City Squash and Education Foundation, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Huron Capital, Wolverine Packing Co., SVS Vision, Gyro, Tooles Contracting Group, DWM Holdings, Aaro Companies, R. C. Hupp Law PLLC, MGM Grand Detroit and others.
More than 100 spectators were on-site, and the event brought in 50 competitors.

More than $450,000 was raised, making this particular event Racquet Up’s greatest fundraising achievement yet.

Congratulations to the tournament winners: “The Lobsters.”
For more information, or to donate to Racquet Up Detroit, visit

Since its inception in 1996, Sterling Insurance Group has been one of the fastest growing independent insurance agencies in the country. Sterling Insurance Group - which is a Top 200 Firm out of 37,000 nationwide - is your resource for Outsourced Risk Management, Commercial Insurance, Personal Lines Insurance and Employee Benefits. Located in Sterling Heights, Michigan, Sterling Insurance Group has relationships with more than 100 national insurance carriers to provide clients instant access to the most competitive insurance markets in the business.

Sterling has been honored to receive distinguished awards for our sales leadership and customer service. The Detroit Free Press has named Sterling one of the Top Work Places from 2012-2016 and was voted a Crain's Detroit Cool Place to Work by its employees in 2017. 
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