STATE FARM® PARTNERS WITH 4-TIME OLYMPIAN, JOETTA AND TYRONE, RETIRED FIRST RESPONDER TO INCREASE AWARENESS FOR FIRE SAFETY MONTH — Leading Insurance Company helps Educate Communities with 4-Part Series on JoTyme Fitness ‘Be Extraordinary’ Podcast i

Prevention Month and the nation’s largest home and auto insurance provider, State Farm® is committed to raising fire safety awareness and educating families, students and communities across the US. To help spread the word, State Farm® has teamed up with 4-time Olympian, Joetta and retired fire fighter, Tyrone Johnson, to run a series of podcasts associated with disaster prevention and relief.
In line with State Farm’s mission to help people manage the risk of everyday life and recover from the unexpected, the company recognizes Fire Safety Month and has adopted a “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™” theme for this year. Alarm notifications increased exponentially in the background of people’s homes during the Covid-19 pandemic with families working and learning remotely.

“State Farm is honored to share information that will keep our communities safe and help them recover from the unexpected. Our goal is to create safer and more educated communities. Now more than ever it is important to be prepared for unexpected challenges, but also to have a plan for future successes. The ‘BE Extraordinary’ Podcast, along with local State Farm agents, will provide great information weekly that can benefit all,” explains Arlene J. Lester, State Farm® Corporate Responsibility Analyst.
JoTyme Fitness Co-Founder, Joetta continues, “We are excited to work with State Farm®, a household name in insurance, to disseminate this powerful information through our podcast and the many people who will benefit as a result.”
The State Farm® National Fire Prevention Month JoTyme Fitness “Be Extraordinary” Podcast Series:
• October 6, 2021 On Both Sides of the Fire: Fire Prevention & Fire Safety
• October 13, 2021 Driving Safety: Protecting Your Teen on the Road
• October 20, 2021 Financial Fitness & Insurance Options
• October 27, 2021 State Farm® in the Community
The Be Extraordinary Podcast is a weekly show produced by successful sports and fitness brand, JoTyme Fitness. The show airs at 4:30pm CT and 5:30pm EST on Wednesdays via zoom link and Facebook Live and hosted by US Track and Field Hall of Famer, Joetta, and First Responder & Retired Fire Fighter, Tyrone Johnson. Together they share motivating life experiences and bring inspiration as well as education to discussions such as diversity, inclusion, fitness and well-being and protecting your mental and physical health. The show, which began airing in July of 2021 has a large following with viewers who “check-in” weekly on air.
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