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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, [...]

2021-07-27T17:00:51+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 [...]

2021-07-27T17:13:03+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, 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 [...]

2021-07-27T17:16:53+00:00May 4th, 2020|

Cyber Insurance 101

If you go into a business today, chances are you will encounter technology in many forms. From the card reader you use to pay for your purchase to the computer sitting on the desk they may use for inventory or customer management; businesses today are using technology more and more. With this increased use of technology, comes increased risk. There are many different types of risks that are associated with a business using technology. These include data breaches, malware attacks, loss of data, hacking, and [...]

2021-07-27T17:28:44+00:00February 23rd, 2020|

Auto Insurance 101

Whether you are driving a beat-up hand-me-down from your sister or a brand-new tesla off the lot, your car likely means a lot to you. It is not only a necessity in today’s world but also something you have worked very hard to obtain. However, with the privilege of owning and driving a car comes risk and responsibility. As a driver, you are responsible for your vehicle and any of your passengers. Should you be at fault for an accident, you are also responsible for any of the damage or injuries [...]

2021-07-27T17:31:23+00:00February 16th, 2020|

Gannon Associates Receives 2020 Best of Shamokin Award

Gannon Associates has been selected for the 2020 Best of Shamokin Award in the Auto Insurance Agency category by the Shamokin Award Program. Each year, the Shamokin Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Shamokin area a great place to live, work and play. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose [...]

2020-02-06T14:07:25+00:00February 6th, 2020|

Workers’ Compensation 101

Workers' compensation insurance, commonly known as workers’ comp, is insurance that covers medical expenses and a portion of lost wages for employees who become injured or ill on the job. Coverage also includes employee rehabilitation and death benefits. How does workers' compensation insurance work? When an employee gets injured at work, they should report the injury to their employer and then file a workers' compensation insurance claim.  From there the claim goes to the insurance company where it is determined what type of benefits are required [...]

2021-07-27T17:33:04+00:00February 2nd, 2020|

Christmas Campaign 2019 – Animal Care Sanctuary

The Animal Care Sanctuary and Gannon Associates Insurance are teaming up to make sure all of the cats and dogs are well-taken care of this winter and we’re asking you for help to collect some of the supplies that help them do all the great things that they do!  Animal Care Sanctuary cares for over 700 animals annually who come from overrun shelters, areas hit by disaster, owner surrenders, as well as abandoned, mistreated or animals with special needs. An adoption rate of 91% means ACS adopts out over 600 animals each year, [...]

2021-07-27T17:50:58+00:00December 12th, 2019|

Let’s Review The Important Stuff!

Let’s Review The Important Stuff! Medicare’s 2020 Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) begins October 15, 2019, and ends on December 7, 2019. AEP applies ONLY to Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. This is the one time of year you can change your Medicare Advantage Plan and Prescription Drug Plan without a Special Enrollment Period. AEP does NOT apply to Medicare Supplements. If you have a Medicare Supplement, you need not worry. Your coverage continues provided you like the plan and pay the premiums! The 2020 Annual Notice of Change (ANOC) should [...]

2021-07-27T17:51:30+00:00October 14th, 2019|

How to Handle Life Insurance Proceeds?

When your spouse passes away there are suddenly so many changes happening. You are grieving, trying to adjust to life without them, being pulled into a million different directions to handle the arrangements, the paperwork, and everything else that comes with this loss. It can be very overwhelming. The biggest concern we often hear people talk about is money. We hear stories about people who didn’t have life insurance and now their loved ones are in financial ruin trying to handle everything. But what about the other side of the coin? What happens [...]

2019-10-09T14:03:48+00:00October 9th, 2019|
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