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Community Highlight - The Oldham Project

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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November Quotes for a Cause - St. Vincent Catholic 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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Local Charities to Support on #GivingTuesday

For #GivingTuesday, we want to remind you to give back to your local community. If you're looking for an organization to support, look no further than any of the organizations we have supported so far in 2018 through...

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Community Highlight - St. Vincent Catholic Charities

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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October Quotes for a Cause - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

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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Community Highlight: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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September Quotes for a Cause - South Lansing Community Development Association

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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Community Highlight: South Lansing Community Development Association

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or...

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Life Insurance Awareness Month: A Rathbun - Ele's Place Partnership

For Life Insurance Awareness Month, we wanted to remind everyone of the importance of life insurance while highlighting the vital need that Ele's Place serves in our community. Ele’s Place is a nonprofit, community...

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August Quotes for a Cause - Lansing Urban Farm Project

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 - Against All Odds

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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Community Highlight: Lansing Urban Farm Project

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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June Quotes for a Cause - Center for Financial Health

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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Community Highlight: Against All Odds

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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May Quotes for a Cause - Lansing 5:01

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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Come on out to 517 Day!

What: A family-friendly community-building event hosted by Lansing Made and Rivertown Adventures, with financial support from Rathbun Insurance, Elderly Instruments, Women's Center of Greater Lansing, Land Visions Lawn...

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April Quotes for a Cause - The Davies Project

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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Community Highlight: Lansing 5:01

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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Why Lansing? Why Insurance?

This blog post was originally published by Ben Rathbun for Lansing 5:01, who strives to retain and attract young professionals in the Lansing region by connecting both college talent and young professionals to the...

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March Quotes for a Cause - Capital Area Humane Society

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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Community Highlight: The Davies Project

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or...

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Congratulations to the Entrepreneurial Awards Winners!

Last week, we had the pleasure of attending the 2018 Entrepreneurial Awards, put on by Greater Lansing Business Monthly. The Rathbun Agency had the honor of being one of this year's nominees and we were blessed to be...

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February Quotes for a Cause - Helping Women Period

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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Community Highlight: Capital Area Humane Society

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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Thankful for our Strong Partnerships!

We like to pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with reputable insurance carriers. The Rathbun Agency is proud to celebrate another year in partnership with Citizens Insurance. For decades, they have...

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Community Highlight: Helping Women Period

Striving to be a strong community partner, we partner with a different community organization each month through our Quotes for a Cause program. Our agency donates $5 per new business quote, regardless of whether or not...

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January Quotes for a Cause - Firecracker 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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Young Entrepreneurs Academy

This was the second year in a row we were fortunate to speak to the high school students participating in Young Entrepreneurs Academy through the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. The program allows middle and high school...

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December Quotes for a Cause - Haslett Food Pantry

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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November Quotes For A Cause - Brain Injury Association of MI

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 - Association for Child Development

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 - Westie Rescue Mission

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 Awarded 10 Over the Next Ten

Every year, the Lansing Chamber of Commerce recognizes some of the Lansing region’s top young professionals who are expected to contribute significantly to our community over the next ten years. They are recognized by...

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Michigan YAC named Council of the Year!

The Michigan Young Agents Council was awarded the Young Agents Committee of the year at the IIABA Young Agents Leadership Institute. We are very proud of all the work the Council has done to promote tomorrow's leaders...

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August Quotes for a Cause - Ronald McDonald House of 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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Ben Rathbun Awarded Citizens Community Hero Award

We are very thankful for our great carrier relationships! Agent Ben Rathbun received the Community Hero award from Citizen's Insurance and they donated $500 on our behalf to Habitat for Humanity Capital Region!

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Congratulations Larry!

Agency owner Larry Pingel was honored by the Lansing Kiwanis by receiving the George F. Hixson Award of Fellowship. This national award is granted through the Kiwanis International Foundation and given to members of the...

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July Quotes for a Cause - Old Town Commercial Association

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 - Mother Theresa House

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 - Cystic Fibrosis 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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March Quotes for a Cause - Tri-County Office on Aging

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 - Komen 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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January Quotes for a Cause - Haven House

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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December Quotes for a Cause - Art for Charlie

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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November Quotes for a Cause - Habitat for Humanity Capital Region

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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Lansing Hero: Dennis Rodeman

What a blessing it is to be a part of a community that does so much to look out for one another. We were honored to be a part of the recovery process for Katie Rodeman, whose husband, Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman,...

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