Nicholas/Tobin & Associates of New Milford is the recipient of a Safeco Insurance “Make More Happen” award for its volunteer service with the Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut.

The award includes a $3,000 donation from Safeco Insurance for the school and entry in the Safeco “Make More Happen” contest for summer.

The public is encouraged to vote for its favorite insurance-agency-charity team and leave a comment of encouragement for those who make a difference in their communities.

The three teams with the most votes will win additional donations from Safeco for the charities: $10,000 for first place, $5,000 for second, and $3,000 for third.

To vote for the Nicholas/Tobin/Community Culinary School team, visit, select Nicholas Tobin from the agency link field, and vote.

Online votes can be cast once every 24 hours on multiple devices through Aug. 17.