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Forest Hill Insurance Agency & Andre Norwood in the NEWS!

Forest Hill Insurance Agency Unveils Charity Event in Honor of Virginia Man Diagnosed with Rare and Deadly Disease

The Forest Hill Insurance Agency, a Lynchburg firm offering insurance services and financial consultations to residential and business clients in the region, is announcing a charity drive to raise funds and support for Andre Norwood, a local man struggling to overcome a very rare and dangerous malady

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Forest Hill Insurance Agency, a central Virginia firm offering financial planning and insurance management assistance to communities throughout the Lynchburg metropolitan region, is embarking on a charity drive to gather support for a young local man facing a deadly disease.

Andre Norwood, the young man who is the focus of the charity event, has recently been diagnosed with Rasmussen encephalitis, also sometimes referred to as Rasmussen syndrome, which affects neural and motor capabilities. Andre is only the 9th case of this disease in North America, making treatments both difficult and expensive.

“We hope to see all our friends in the Lynchburg community come out and show their support for young Andre during this charity event, and our goal is to ensure he has all the support he needs,” says Carrie Mattox, founder and executive director of Forest Hill Insurance Agency.

Mattox and her team are working to promote the charity event throughout the Lynchburg community utilizing a variety of online outreach programs centered on sharing information over email and social media. Additional publicity is expected after the release of an article slated for publication in “Our Hometown,” a monthly online magazine hosted by Forest Hill Insurance Agency:

The Forest Hills Insurance team is an active participant in a nationwide charity assistance initiative referred to as “Agents of Change.” Ongoing involvement in this initiative will see Mattox and her team working with even more regional charitable causes on a quarterly basis.

All readers interested in finding out more about how to be part of the charity event to raise support for Andre Norwood to help in his fight against Rasmussen encephalitis are invited to follow this link: Details regarding previous and future charitable events hosted by the Forest Hills Insurance Agency can be found on the firm’s Community Causes roster:

About Forest Hill Insurance Agency

As a Personal Finance Representative in Lynchburg, agency owner Carrie Mattox knows many local families. Her knowledge and understanding of the people in her community ensures that clients of Forest Hill Insurance Agency are provided with an outstanding level of service. Carrie and her team look forward to helping families protect the things that are most important – family, home, car and more. Forest Hill Insurance Agency also offers clients a preparation strategy for achieving their financial goals. To contact an expert at Forest Hill Insurance Agency, visit or call (434) 384-6700.