From the monthly archives: May 2012

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2012 "Quote For A Cause" Charity Initiative

Written by on 5/28/2012 6:11 PM . It has 0 Comments.

There’s an age-old saying that has been passed down from generation to generation... “It’s better to give than to receive.” You’re parents probably instilled this in your brain throughout your childhood, right? Well, throughout 2012, you have the opportunity to make your parents proud and give back to the community. Here’s two ways for you to help... When you generously send us a referral, in addition to the $10 Starbucks card and automatic entry into our monthly and quarterly prize drawings, we will also contribute $10 to the 2012 “Donation Fund” on your behalf.  Or... When you request a quote on any additional insurance needs that we don’t currently handle for you (auto, home, renters, condo, motorcycle, RV, boat, life, health, business, umbrella), we’ll also contribute $10 to the 2012 “Donation Fund” on your behalf! Then, in November, we will be donating all money raised to 4 local charities that raise awareness ...

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10 Key Ingredients For Home Safety

Written by on 5/15/2012 5:09 AM . It has 0 Comments.

When's the last time you really took a close look at the safety of your home?  If it's been over a year, you should think about doing a safety makeover throughout your home.  All it take is a little time and a lot of common sense. Here are 10 key ingredients: Do a walk-around survey to identify and resolve risks – things like loose window catches and other fittings, slippery floors and rugs, unsecured cabling, floor obstacles and sharp edges. Do the same thing around the yard, checking for fall hazards, security of equipment and proper safeguarding around swimming pools. Check (and replace if necessary) smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. If you don't have alarms, install at least one on each story of your home. Ensure all gas appliance, fires and clothes drier venting is clear. Check, restock or buy a good first aid kit. Better yet, have two. Make sure all dangerous tools, from kitchen knives to garage equipment, are securely out of the reach of youngsters. ...

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