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Disaster Readiness Kit

2020 has taught us that you never know what the future may hold. From wildfires to flooding, disaster can strike when you least expect it and you can never be too prepared. Creating a Disaster Readiness Kit can help you to be ready whether you need to leave your home quickly or hunker down for a few days. Having a prepped kit can ensure that you have what you really need in a moment’s notice and can give you peace of mind. When you are creating your Disaster Readiness Kit, consider the [...]

2020-09-08T13:55:28+00:00September 13th, 2020|

Controlling Road Rage

It has happened to the best of us. You are on your way to the beach house for the week with your closest family and friends and you are cruising along listening to music and having a good time. When BAM you hit traffic that appears to be 10 miles long. It starts to become hot, your daughter has to pee, your son is complaining he is hungry, and all of a sudden someone cuts you off. ROAD RAGE HITS! Now what? You could put your car into park and get [...]

2020-08-04T14:01:19+00:00August 23rd, 2020|

How To File An Insurance Claim in 3 Steps

When accidents happen, one of our first concerns is often how much it could cost you. Depending on the severity of the incident and the amount of damage it led to, this can rack up rather quickly. But this is why you have insurance. Insurance is designed to protect you from financial hardship after an accident and the first step in any situation is to file an insurance claim. Insurance claim? An insurance claim is a formal request to your insurance company to receive money to help cover repairs, medical bills, and [...]

2020-08-04T13:30:34+00:00August 9th, 2020|

Tioga County COVID-19 Relief Block Grant

The Tioga County Commissioners have announced the grant application period is open for the Tioga County COVID-19 Relief Block Grant funds, effective August 3rd – August 17th. The intent of the grants is to assist qualifying businesses, organizations, and municipalities with financial relief for business disruptions and expenses incurred due to COVID-19. Funding Available Through the CARES Act and Act 24 of 2020 The CARES Act was signed into law by the President on March 27, 2020, and provides funding for a variety of programs intended to alleviate the impact of [...]

2020-08-05T15:44:59+00:00August 5th, 2020|

Why is my premium going up?

What causes your insurance premium to go up? This is an age-old question that we often face. The answer is not always so straight forward. There are many reasons that your insurance premiums can increase, some of them are specific to you and some are not. Some premium increases are the result of an across the board rate hike. These can happen your insurance carrier and the state department of insurance agree on a new rate plan for the year. Other premium increases are specific to you and factors such as your driving [...]

2020-06-29T18:53:48+00:00July 26th, 2020|

Heat Safety

Summer is a great time to get a lot of outside work done. For businesses in industries such as construction or agriculture, it can be their busiest time of year. However, it is also the hottest time of year. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from heat exposure. Heat illness can be deadly, but they are completely preventable. Employees who are exposed to these hot or humid conditions are at a high risk of heat illness. The risk increases if they are doing heavy work tasks or using bulky protective gear [...]

2020-07-24T21:58:40+00:00July 19th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-07-24T21:58:17+00:00July 12th, 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|
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