Trucking: Insurance For Your Unique Needs

From owner-operators to major fleets, the trucking industry is one that faces many risks. Whether it’s employee injury and illness or damage to your trucks, the right insurance protection is important. For the trucking industry specifically, insurance can quickly become one of the most complicated aspects of business because your coverages and premiums are dependent on so many things. Everything from the age of your drivers and vehicles to the type of materials you are transporting is a factor. Because this can be complex, let us help break down some of [...]

2022-02-23T16:58:56+00:00February 23rd, 2022|

Our 2022 CRAZY Predictions!

2021 is coming to a close and it has been a crazy year! From GameStop stock skyrocketing to a massive cargo ship getting stuck in the Suez Canal to #FreeBrittney… a lot has happened. It got us thinking, what will happen in 2022? We asked our staff what their crazy 2022 predictions were, and they did not disappoint. Superbowl Winner? We had a little competition when it came to predicting the Super Bowl winner for 2022. Predictions included the Eagles, Packers, and that a team who has never won before will take the [...]

2021-12-28T18:05:29+00:00December 28th, 2021|

Gender Reveal Parties… Are They A Liability Risk?

“A California Fire Sparked by A Gender Reveal Party Has Grown to More Than 10,000 Acres” “Miami Gender Reveal Party Criticized for Polluting Beach” “Soon to Be Father Killed Planning Gender Reveal Party as Device Explodes In New York” These are a few of the many headlines that tell the stories of gender reveal parties gone wrong. The idea of having a party to announce the gender of your child became widely popular in 2008 when a popular blogger announced the birth of her daughter with a cake with pink icing on the [...]

2021-05-28T16:46:17+00:00June 27th, 2021|

Brewery Insurance … So Many Different Coverage Options

You've worked hard to build a successful business. Now it's time to make sure you're protecting your investment. All businesses that sell alcohol face unique challenges but craft breweries have additional risks that can keep you up at night. Many small and mid-sized breweries also operate restaurants so you may have exposure similar to a bar/restaurant like selling alcohol, kitchen accidents, food spoilage, and special events. In addition, you also have the risks that come with brewing like batch contamination, leakage, transportation/delivery, tasting rooms, production facilities, and more. You've put so much [...]

2022-02-23T14:41:26+00:00January 8th, 2021|

Introducing Gannon Access

Gannon Associates Insurance strives to offer an enhanced customer service by providing all of our customers with 24/7 service. In addition to our 24/7 phone line, we are proud to offer a self-service online customer portal. “Gannon Access” is here to help you secure access to your insurance information online 24/7! This service is available to our customers at no additional cost. Gannon Access offers a variety of services including: Viewing your policy information Obtaining your certificate of coverage Viewing and Printing your auto ID cards Adding drivers to your policy [...]

2021-07-27T15:46:49+00:00September 23rd, 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 record, credit [...]

2021-07-27T15:53:31+00:00July 26th, 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 [...]

2021-07-27T16:52:44+00:00May 13th, 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|

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|
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