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Winter Driving Tips

Be careful not to underestimate the danger of driving in winter weather. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe:Go slow, accelerate slowly and don't use cruise control on wet or icy roads.Keep your...

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November Quotes for a Cause - Boys & Girls Club of Lansing

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Congratulations, Mary!

A big congratulations to Customer Service Representative Mary LeZotte for earning her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. We are very proud of all your hard work and for passing all five of...

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October Quotes for a Cause - Capital Region Community Foundation

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Congratulations on your retirement, Jackie!

Sixty one years ago, Jack Rathbun and his brother, Jim, opened up The Rathbun Agency. Almost forty years later, Jack's daughter, Jackie, joined the agency as our bookkeeper. Twenty two years and twenty two days later,...

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Design & Build Day 2017

We spent Saturday at Impression 5 Science Center for Design & Build Day! The Capital Region Habitat Young Professionals joined the Home Builders Association of Greater Lansing to teach children about skilled trades....

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September Quotes for a Cause - Big Brothers Big Sisters

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Door Jam! 2017

The Capital Region Habitat Young Professionals hosted Door Jam! tonight at The Loft. Another year of artists transforming doors from the Habitat ReStore into works of art. In addition to the live art auction, a silent...

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Insure Your Love

December 5, 2014. A typical day for the Kuhnert family as Scott headed out to watch his son, Holden, play in a hockey game in Gladwin. One of his favorite pastimes was to watch his three son's sports games. He was an...

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August Quotes for a Cause - Junior League of Lansing

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Congratulations Michigan Young Agents!

The Michigan Young Agents were awarded the Young Agents Committee of the Year for a second year in a row at the Young Agents Leadership Institute in Chicago tonight! Our very own Rita LaMoreaux also took home Young...

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Congratulations on a Great Year, David!

David Finkbeiner wrapped up his year as President of the Lansing-Dewitt Sunrise Rotary. Congratulations, David!

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Cheers to 25 Years!

A big thank you to Auto-Owners Insurance for coming in yesterday to celebrate our 25 years of partnership! We are proud to represent such a great company. Cheers to the next 25 years!

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Congratulations, Jennie Six!

A big congratulations to Customer Service Representative Jennie Six for earning her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. We are very proud of all your hard work and for passing all five of your...

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Congratulations, Kim Evans!

Congratulations to Customer Service Representative Kim Evans for receiving the Quoting Marksmanship Award from Hanover for having the highest personal lines close ratio! Thank you so much for all of your hard work!

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Public Art installed on the Lansing River Trail!

Congratulations to our friend Ben Graham on the installation of his Sign Language project as part of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership's Engage Project. This Smell the Roses pieces is part of his collection of...

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July Quotes for a Cause - Child & Family Charities

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Congratulations, Mike Maurer!

We were proud to be a part of the nomination process for our good friend Mike Maurer, who was inducted in to the Michigan Insurance Hall of Fame! We are blessed to have worked with Mike for so long and are continually...

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June Quotes for a Cause - Impression 5

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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The Society of CIC Honors Thirty Year Member, Paul Rathbun

The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) recognized Paul Rathbun, CIC, of The Rathbun Agency, with a certificate honoring his thirty years of faithful participation in advanced education. Paul Rathbun earned...

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May Quotes for a Cause - Arts Council of Greater Lansing

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Congrats Cheryl!

Commercial Customer Service Representative Cheryl Grimes was Acuity Insurance Mercantile Writer of the Month back in April! Congratulations and thank you for all you do, Cheryl!

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Building Tomorrow's Leaders

Third and final time this year we've had to be hoisted up by the Business and Risk Management students from the Capital Area Career Center. We are thankful to Monique Colizzi for their partnership and presenting agent...

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Independent Agents Take on Reform

Agents Ben Rathbun and David Finkbeiner headed downtown to the Capitol in Lansing to lobby on behalf of independent agents for no-fault auto insurance reform.Pictured: Agent Ben Rathbun, Representative Andy Schor, Agent...

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Throwback to 1924!

Time for a #ThrowbackThursday! Customer Service Representative Mary LeZotte did some homework on the history of our building with the help of the Capital Area District Libraries. Our building was built in 1924 by...

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April Quotes for a Cause - Allen Neighborhood Center

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Michigan Independent Agents take on The Hill

We hit The Hill in Washington D.C. last month to advocate on behalf of independent insurance agents at the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) Legislative Conference. This year's lobbying...

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Thanks Iron on the Move!

A big thank you to Iron on the Move for making us a scrap version of our logo to hang in our conference room! If anyone is interested in having their logo "scrapified," we would highly recommend Bob Welton. Check him...

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Introducing HabiKids!

The Capital Region Habitat Young Professionals launched HabiKids over the weekend, a monthly program for elementary-aged kids to get involved through educational opportunities and hands-on building.

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March Quotes for a Cause - Lansing Promise

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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February Quotes for a Cause - Hospice of Lansing

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

St. Patrick's Day is all about green so we decided to give some green away! Thank you to Hastings Mutual Insurance Company and their Foundation for partnering with us to donate $3,000 to Ele's Place - Lansing! Happy St....

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Why Should You Place Your Coverage With An Independent Agent?

You should buy your insurance coverage through a direct writer, right? Why pay an agent to shop for you when you can just go directly to the company? You can cut out the middle man and save big bucks, right?Wrong.As...

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Old Town Business of the Year

We were blessed last night to be awarded Business Partner of the Year from the Old Town Commercial Association! We are thankful to be a part of such a great community!

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January Quotes for a Cause - Helping Hands Respite Care

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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Delta Waverly Backpack Program

Thank you to Hastings Mutual for matching our donation to the Delta Waverly Backpack Program! Agent Pat Leyser began this program close to eight years ago, which feeds 175 families in our community twice a month. Great...

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December Quotes for a Cause - WKAR Public Radio

We are excited to run a monthly Quotes for a Cause campaign. Each month, our agency will be donating $5 per new business quote to a nonprofit or charitable organization, regardless of whether or not the policy is...

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