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A Small Agency with a Big Heart

REPOSTED FROM INSURANCE JOURNALIt may be a small agency within the spectrum of the independent insurance agency universe, but there’s nothing diminished about Lansing, Michigan-based The Rathbun Agency in the minds of...

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Community Highlight - The Village 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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October Quotes for a Cause - Lansing Symphony Orchestra

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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Introducing the Rathbun Accelerator Kitchen

The Allen Neighborhood Center (ANC) holds a special place in our heart. The Rathbun Agency has been partnering with Joan Nelson and her team for over twenty years since they opened in 1999. Spanning two decades, we have...

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Community Highlight - Lansing Symphony Orchestra

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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September Quotes for a Cause - First Tee - Mid Michigan

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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Underground of Good #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Paul Rathbun Receives Posthumous Legislative Tribute

Thank you to State Representative Sarah Anthony and State Rep. Julie Brixie for this special legislative tribute in honor of Paul.

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Capital Area Humane Society #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Community Highlight - First Tee - Mid Michigan

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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August Quotes for a Cause - Voices of Color

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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Cancel My Policy. I Signed Up For A Car Subscription Service.

We see new things everyday in the insurance world. And we've had quite a few questions lately about car subscription services and the accompanying insurance. Many car dealers are now offering car subscription services....

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One Love Global #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Community Highlight - Voices of Color

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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July Quotes for a Cause - Lansing Common Football Club

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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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Office Goddess Karen Watson Celebrates 20 Years!

August 6th, 2001, was the day Karen Watson joined us. Twenty years later, our business is radically different than it was two entire decades ago. But, just as it's been for the entirety of our 65 year existance, it's...

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Community Highlight - Lansing Common Football Club

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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June Quotes for a Cause - Grit, Glam and Guts

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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All-of-Us Express Children's Theatre #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Saved by Zade #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Community Highlight - Grit, Glam and Guts

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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May Quotes for a Cause - ASPPIRE

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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Huntington’s Disease Society of America #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Animal Placement Bureau #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Capital Area Housing Partnership #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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April Quotes for a Cause - Acts of Compassion

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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Rise Recovery Community #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Lumber Costs How Much!!!?!?

It's that time of the year when many people are thinking about working on home renovation projects. What a surprise after going to the hardware store when homeowners are finding lumber costs increasing significantly. We...

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Community Highlight - ASPPIRE

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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Ben Rathbun Joins Lansing Arts Gallery & Education Center Board

Congratulations to Ben Rathbun for joining the Board of the Lansing Arts Gallery & Education Center! The Rathbun Agency has partnered with The Gallery the last two years to title sponsor ArtPath and our visions for...

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Grief Isn't Cancelled | Ele's Place Healing Hearts Society Breakfast 2021

Childhoof grief is near and dear to our heart. We have been involved with Ele's Place for well over a decade and are advocates for peer support groups to assist children through their grief journies. Our agency...

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Community Highlight - Acts of Compassion

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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March Quotes for a Cause - End Violent Encounters (EVE)

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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Heather Kim Named Board Chair of YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing

Congratulations to Customer Service Representative Heather Kim for being named the new Board Chair of the YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing. The Y of Metro Lansing envelopes all four Lansing area branches as well as Mystic...

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Rathbun Agency Receives Runner-Up for Dan Fulwider Award

The Rathbun Agency is a proud member of our state and national insurance associations. As a proud steward of community, we are happy to announce we have been selected as the runner-up for the 2021 Dan Fulwider Award....

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The City Rescue Mission of Lansing #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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The Lansing Catalyst #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Community Highlight - EVE (End Violent Encounters)

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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Friends of Camp Wacousta #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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February Quotes for a Cause - Lansing Built to Last

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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How Do I Protect My Catalytic Converter?

Within the last few months, we have had a rash of claims related to the theft of catalytic converters. Especially in downtown Lansing, these incidents appear to be getting more and more common. But why are they getting...

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Women's Center of Greater Lansing #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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Ben Rathbun Receives Young Charger of the Year!

Congratulations to Ben Rathbun for receiving the Young Charger of the Year award from Big "I" Michigan! This award recognizes an individual who has contributed the most to their agency and community in the past year....

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The Firecracker Foundation #65For65Years

The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no customers and one company contract, but steadily grew through referrals...

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#65For65Years

If we were a person, we would be old enough to apply for Medicare. The Rathbun Agency is excited to turn 65 this year! We were founded back in 1956 by two Rathbun brothers - Jack and Jim.The agency started with no...

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Because You Never Know When Your City Will Pull A Surprise Code Change

Did you know that after experiencing a homeowners loss, rebuilding your home to meet current codes may cost more than the replacement cost on your policy? What happens when your city decides to pass a new ordinance,...

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Community Highlight - Lansing Built to Last

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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January Quotes for a Cause - Lansing INtentional Communities

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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Why Does My Small Business Need Cyber Liablity Coverage?

Many small business owners are unaware of the high cyber liability risk that they pose in today’s digital world. Oftentimes, we hear businesses who think they are too small to be targeted by cyber criminals or that they...

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December Quotes for a Cause - Friends of Camp Wacousta

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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What's So Special About the Special Homeowners Form?

When it comes to homeowners’ policies, there are three different coverage forms available: basic, broad and special. But what are the differences? And how do these differences play out in real-world claims scenarios? It...

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Welcome, Heather Kim, to the Rathbun Agency Team!

We are excited to announce that Heather Kim has joined our team as a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative! Heather joins us after spending twenty years in the hospitality industry in the Greater Lansing area....

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