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Watercraft Safety

Summer is a great time to take the family boat out on the lake for the afternoon. You can find a nice spot to relax, enjoy the water, and just soak up the sun. However, if you are not careful, you could cause an accident. In 2019, the United States Coast Guard reported more than 4,000 boating accidents. These accidents resulted in more than 600 deaths, 2,500 injuries, and $55 million in property damage. Staying safe and being prepared can be vital to a good time out on the lake! Wear A [...]

2020-06-29T17:55:46+00:00July 12th, 2020|

AS YOUR LANDSCAPING BUSINESS CHANGES… SO SHOULD YOUR INSURANCE COVERAGE.

By Stevens Lambert Landscaping can be a dangerous job with some hazardous working conditions. Landscapers are frequently using heavy equipment like backhoes and graders and other equipment with lots of moving parts like mower and chainsaw blades. Ad­ditionally, all this equipment and the trucks and trailers you use to get your tools to the jobsite can be very expensive. On top of those dangers and expenses, you may be digging in some­one’s yard, what if one of your employees accidentally damages a foundation or breaks a gas line? How do [...]

2020-06-29T17:56:47+00:00July 5th, 2020|

Don’t Open That Suspect Email!

It has happened to all of us, you are checking your daily emails and you see one that you did not recognize. It probably said something like “You have won a million dollars!” or “We need to confirm your bank details.” In most cases, these subject lines are the first sign of a phishing email. A phishing email is an attempt to obtain private information such as usernames and passwords or credit card information by pretending to be a trustworthy source. Unfortunately, these emails are becoming more and more prevalent, which is [...]

2020-06-29T14:35:51+00:00June 29th, 2020|

Summer Internship Tips

The time has come for summer internships. Summer internships are a great opportunity to dive into the professional world and really get a taste of what your future job might look like. We asked our employees what some advice was that they would give to anyone starting a summer internship and here are some of their tips for you. Create a Positive First Impression First impressions are everything. Make sure to show up on time and dress professionally according to the company’s dress code. If you are unsure of the [...]

2020-06-15T15:09:32+00:00June 15th, 2020|

Gannon Associates Insurance Helps United Way with COVID-19 Relief and Response Fund

Westfield Legacy of Caring Program Lends a Hand to Bradford County Community Bradford County, PA - May 27, 2020 – United Way of Bradford County was nominated by Gannon Associates Insurance to receive a grant to support their COVID-19 Relief and Response Fund as part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program. At Westfield, it’s more than writing insurance policies, it’s about going above and beyond to help people and families grow and prosper. Lending a hand to friends and neighbors during times of need [...]

2020-06-10T14:06:52+00:00June 10th, 2020|

Long-Term Care Insurance: The Missing Retirement Puzzle Piece

Preparing for your retirement years can be a daunting task. Securing your income stream, updating estate planning documents, deciding where to live, and protecting assets you would like to leave to your family are all important actions to complete. In addition to these, a plan on how to handle a long-term care event should be included on this list. It is estimated that 70% of those aged 65 or older will have long-term care needs during their retirement years. No other event can disrupt a retirement plan more than a long-term [...]

2020-05-13T16:54:30+00:00May 13th, 2020|

Special Event Insurance

From marketing events to holiday parties, most businesses host events throughout the year. They can be a great way to connect with your staff and your community. A ton of planning goes into these events and you probably spend weeks on end making sure that every detail is perfect. You spend the entire day before setting up and getting everything ready and then comes the day of the event. What if something goes wrong? What if someone gets hurts and sues your business or external factors force you to cancel at the last [...]

2020-05-11T15:29:53+00:00May 11th, 2020|

Boat Insurance

Picture this. You are spending a sunny afternoon on your boat at the lake with your family. Everyone is enjoying themselves when all of a sudden something goes wrong. You lose control of your boat and smack collide with another boat. It was a pure accident but now both boats have rather large dents and some of your passengers are feeling a bit of pain from the collision. Now what? Well, if you do not have boat insurance this could be an expensive accident. Not only do you need to fix your boat, [...]

2020-05-11T15:08:55+00:00May 11th, 2020|

Pool Safety Tips

Pools can be a great source of fun when warm weather rolls around. They can also bring great risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for every drowning, there are 11 near-drowning experiences. In addition to this, drowning in private pools is the 2nd leading cause of death in teenagers and children aged 1 to 4 have the highest drowning rates. While supervision is the primary layer of protection when it comes to pool safety, it alone will not keep your swimmers safe. Keep the pool area locked down when [...]

2020-05-04T18:52:05+00:00May 4th, 2020|

Disability Insurance for employees?

When an employee is injured at work, it is likely that workers’ compensation insurance benefits will provide them with a portion of their regular paycheck as well as reimbursement for medical bills and rehabilitation required due to the injury. If one of your employees was injured away from work, what would they do?   Would they be able to survive financially if they became disabled?  According to LifeHappens.org, 70% of working Americans could not make it a month before financial difficulties would set in and 25% would have problems immediately; this is where disability [...]

2020-05-04T18:13:01+00:00May 4th, 2020|