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Be Prepared Before the Next Disaster

Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), September’s designation as National Preparedness Month was put in place in 2004 to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. FEMA campaigns each September to educate Americans on how to prepare for and respond to emergencies, including […]

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Celebrate the First Day of Fall Next Week

The first day of fall is on Sept. 22, which means it’s time to put away your flip-flops and break out the cozy sweaters as you enjoy colorful leaves, juicy apples, and festive pumpkins. Getting excited yet? So are we! And to properly celebrate the season, we’ve rounded up our favorite ways to enjoy fall: […]

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September Is Life Insurance Awareness Month

I recently heard a story from a friend of mine who is also an Insurance Agent. I wanted to share it with you to help stress how critically important having the proper Life Insurance coverage for your family is. Last spring, tragedy hit very abruptly. My friend’s agency had quoted a customer and his family […]

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Happy Early Labor Day!

Our agency will be closed on Monday, September 6th in observance of the holiday. We will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, September 7th. Many people celebrate Labor Day, also known as the unofficial end of summer, by being off work. Our agency will celebrate by being closed and at home enjoying the holiday […]

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The Seventh Side of Leadership is a Serving Heart

As we bring our 7 Sides of Leadership series to completion – the seventh side of leadership as outlined in Pat Williams’ book, Leadership Excellence is serving – and that is the hardest dimension of leadership for many people to grasp. There are many five– and six-sided leaders in the world. They’re good at what […]

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If a Claim Happens To You

Over the last month or two, there has been bad weather and storms devastating many areas of our country. I want to share with you the importance of filing an insurance claim the RIGHT way with the RIGHT DATES so that you are prepared in case you find yourself needing to file a claim. It […]

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5 Simple Ways To Cut Down On Energy Use

Did you know that the average home spends about $1600 a year on energy costs? It’s true that the cost of energy, i.e. your water and electric bills, can really add up if you don’t pay close attention to it, especially during the warmer summer months while the AC is running all day long. Here […]

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August is National Eye Exam Month

August is National Eye Exam Month, making it the perfect time to get your eyes tested. An eye exam evaluates your vision and checks for eye diseases. Early detection is important when it comes to eye trouble. Regular eye exams give your optometrists a chance to correct vision changes as well as give you tips […]

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Recipe of the Month- Campfire Grill Packs

Growing up, my mom would make these easy “Ready-to-Grill” packs during long summer days outside or when the family was going camping. She’d put everything inside aluminum foil and keep it in a cooler until ready to throw on the grill. Delicious and easy, plus made for some great memories! What You’ll Need 1 lb […]

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Tips to Know Before Exploring the Great Outdoors

During this time of year, many of us are spending a good bit of time outside, and summer is particularly enjoyable for hiking and camping. One real risk you face in spending an increased amount of time outdoors or in wooded areas is encountering what I like to call “problem plants”, such as poison ivy, […]

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