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Pet Safety: Winter Edition

Winter is here and in the northeast that can mean cold winds, snow, and ice. This weather can pose some serious threats to your pet’s health. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind to help keep your furry friends safe throughout the winter season. Know Their Limits. Just like people, pets have a limit to how much cold they can handle based on their health, age, activity level, and breed. Be aware of their tolerance and adjust your routine or activities as needed. Provide Choices. Your pet may prefer different sleeping [...]

2020-12-21T16:59:30+00:00January 17th, 2021|

New Year, Same Policy?

Last year showed us that we never know what the future can hold, and we should be prepared for anything. As we ring in 2021, consider the things you care about most. What would happen to them if something unexpected were to occur? Would they be fully protected? This is a great time to review your insurance policies and see that everything is up to date and that you have all the coverages you need. Let's run through a quick insurance checklist to see if the basics are covered: Life Insurance Any changes [...]

2020-12-21T16:02:06+00:00January 3rd, 2021|

Pet Insurance 101

Imagine that you are out for a walk with your beloved dog Fido. Fido is having a good time, sniffing every tree and stopping at every house when suddenly, he sees something across the street and makes a run for it.  Fido didn’t see the car coming and unfortunately, they did not see him either and now they have hit him. Thankfully Fido is okay, but he did break his leg in the accident. According to a 2019 survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, 67% of [...]

2020-11-30T19:24:53+00:00December 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|

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|

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|
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