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Posted on 12/07/2018

Holiday Season is a special time of year.  And with it comes careless and vulnerability to theft and other holiday crime.  For the month of December,  we will post a series of safety precautions to help insure you have a wonderful holiday.  Our Tip #1 features Shopping at Malls. 

Posted on 11/30/2018

With the holidays, we want to feature our fireplaces with holiday decorations.  Here are a few tips to keep your safe this holiday season.

It is essential that you have your fireplace professionally cleaned by a chimney sweep at least once a year If it is wood-burning.

Once you’ve... more

Posted on 11/26/2018

Cyber Monday is expected to set new online records with a 17.5% increase from last year or $7.7 billion in sales.   If you are one of the millions shopping online, here are some safety tips to follow:

  • Shop from a secure computer since phones and computers can be compromised – use... more
Posted on 11/16/2018

Here are some cooking safety tips to follow as you get ready for Thanksgiving:

  • Keep your cooking area clean and clutter free.
  • Be cautious of your surroundings
  • Immediately turn off unused burners/appliances
  • Never leave unattended cooking – this is the major... more
Posted on 11/09/2018

Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today.  These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us.  On behalf of all the members of our agency, we want to say “thank you” to all our Veterans. 

Posted on 11/02/2018

Sunday, November 4th, is the end of Daylight Savings Time.  What does that mean, you gain an hour of sleep?  So don’t forget to turn your clocks back an hour before going to be on Saturday, November 3rd.

Posted on 10/26/2018

According to a recent National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, approximately a third of women and a quarter of men report being a victim of violence by a partner at some point in their lives.   This means an employee being a victim or perpetrator is higher than you realize.

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Posted on 10/12/2018

Making updates or upgrades to your home?  You should be aware of how these changes can affect your insurance premiums.  Here are common upgrades and their impact:

Square Footage

If your project adds square footage to your home, then your home insurance needs to be... more

Posted on 10/05/2018

More than 30% of workers’ compensation claims stem from construction sites are the results of falls from elevated surfaces according to Nationwide Mutual Insurance.

Falls from elevated surfaces are more severe than other injury claims because these accidents result in more time away from... more

Posted on 09/14/2018

With children back in school, now is a good time to remind you about safety tips in a school zone.

  1. Look for school zones signals and obey the speed limits posted.
  2. Drivers in both directions must stop their vehicles and wait until the lights go off, the stop sign is back in... more

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