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Stop Smoking on World No Tobacco Day

Conover Insurance - May 31, 2019 3:59:54 PM

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day. A day that is designated to call to attention the negative and potentially life altering effects of tobacco in all its forms. This year the World Health Organization has launched a campaign with the theme “Don’t Let Tobacco Take Your Breath Away.” The goal of the campaign is to educate people of the world on the harmful effect that smoking and secondhand smoke has on the lungs. It wants to bring awareness to such things as lung cancer, COPD, respiratory infections, effects of exposure to children in-utero, and much more.¹

Topics: Personal Insurance- No Smoking- Health- Tobacco Cessation

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In Appreciation of Emergency Medical Services Professionals

Conover Insurance - May 23, 2019 2:16:56 PM

Happy National Emergency Medical Services Week! Before we delve into the reasoning behind this national celebration, we’ll explore what Emergency Medical Services are. So, what is an Emergency Medical Service? Emergency Medical Services, more commonly known as EMS, is a system that provides emergency medical care. Once it is activated by an incident that causes serious illness or injury, the focus of EMS is emergency medical care of the patient(s). (source) President Gerald Ford authorized national EMS week in 1974, intending to honor EMS practitioners and the services they provide to the American people. 

Topics: Personal Insurance- EMS- Emergency Medical Services Week- First Aid

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National Nursing Home Week - Giving Back to Your Community

Conover Insurance - May 15, 2019 3:12:28 PM


Topics: Personal Insurance- Employee Benefits- Commercial Insurance- Caregiving- Nursing Homes- Assisted Living

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Four Common Myths About Renters Insurance

Conover Insurance - May 13, 2019 3:22:37 PM

MYTH:  I can't afford renters insurance.
Renters insurance can be incredibly affordable. Although pricing can always vary, some policies can cost as little as a couple cups of coffee at your favorite cafe.

Topics: Personal Insurance- Homeowners- Renters Insurance

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Teachers: Our Insurance Policy for Society

Conover Insurance - May 7, 2019 11:31:04 AM

It’s Teacher Appreciation week. This week, every May, we try our best to express our gratitude to our kid's teachers, or the teachers of our past. Whether we bring them chocolate, flowers, coffee, or a nice note; at Conover, we believe that one week a year is never enough to let teachers know how important they are.

Topics: Personal Insurance- Teacher Appreciation Week

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International Space Day Intrigues All Ages

Conover Insurance - May 3, 2019 12:15:25 PM

There are not many topics that are more exciting and interesting than space! Space, with it’s planets, twinkling stars, asteroids, and black holes has captivated the heart of many people, old and young. Today, the first Friday in May, is celebrated as International Space Day. A holiday created by Lockheed Martin to encourage interest and celebration of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects. (source) It is now celebrated all over the twitter sphere, classrooms, and communities across our country and beyond.

Topics: Personal Insurance- International Space Day

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Five Trees to Plant for Arbor Day

Conover Insurance - Apr 26, 2019 2:50:39 PM

Arbor Day is upon us this Friday, April 26th , and we—at Conover Insurance—would like to use the occasion to celebrate our timber friends. 

Topics: Personal Insurance- Homeowners- Commercial Insurance- Air Pollution- Arbor Day

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Five Tips for Earth Day 2019

Conover Insurance - Apr 22, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Greeting Earthlings on this most glorious Earth Day! Here at Conover we think that this planet we call home is pretty important. We are all about celebrating Earth Day 2019 and doing our part with helping improve the environment. This year is the 49th anniversary of the first-ever Earth day, which is now observed all over the world. It is truly a global event that connects us all.

Topics: Personal Insurance- Homeowners- Commercial Insurance- Air Pollution- Earth Day

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15 Preventable Homeowners Insurance Claims and How to Avoid Them

Tucker Kellogg - Mar 15, 2019 3:58:00 PM

When people think of homeowners’ insurance claims, they often associate them with major disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes or wildfires. In these situations, there’s not much that policyholders can do to avoid disaster.  Fortunately, many homeowner losses are entirely preventable. 

Topics: Personal Insurance- Homeowners- Claims

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Academy Awards Fashion Hazards From The Eyes of a Risk Manager

Conover Insurance - Feb 25, 2019 3:30:05 PM

We spent this past Sunday watching the 91st Annual Academy Awards show, and something caught our collective eyes. It was during the warm-up show on the red carpet, as Maria Menounos was about to interview actor Bradley Cooper. Cooper interjected, and said “I did it again! I stepped on your dress!”

Topics: Personal Insurance- Claims- Employee Benefits- Risk Management- Commercial Insurance

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