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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Travel

The holiday season is often very busy and full of traveling to various joyful celebrations. Spending time with family and friends is at the heart of most people’s plans during the holiday season. Whether you plan to visit with loved ones at home or abroad, there are several travel tips to help you prepare for a healthy and safe holiday [...]

By | December 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Insurance|

Giving Back to the Communities Where We Live and Work

Deland, Gibson Insurance Partner Open House “Giving back to the communities where we live and work” The Deland, Gibson Insurance partner open house was an event that took place on Thursday, November 29 th and was hosted by the Deland, Gibson Giving Committee. (DGGC) The DGGC is very important to Deland, Gibson. The purpose of the event was to meet [...]

By | December 10th, 2018|Categories: DG Community, Events|

What is Open Enrollment for Health Insurance?

Multiple health insurance sources have open enrollment periods, such as Medicare, job-based insurers, and individual market health insurance companies. Open enrollment for Medicare is October 15 through December 7 each year. However, job-based open enrollment periods will vary according to how the employer sets them. The individual market has set the 2018 open enrollment period, as well as future timeframes, [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Group Benefits & HR, Personal Insurance|

The D,G Fund

Here is a quick video on The D,G Fund which was a huge initiative for us this year. https://www.facebook.com/delandgibson/videos/189790425232144/

By | November 1st, 2018|Categories: Events|

MAIA18

Thank you for attending our Crash Course in Claims presentation at MAIA As promised... As a thank you gift for attendees of my presentation, we have the following Claims Resources to help you and your clients. Claims Resources  Claims Cheat Sheet Thank you again for attending, and please let me know if there is anything I or Deland, Gibson can do [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Must-Know Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun time for both adults and children, and who doesn't like a good scare on Halloween? Safety should be of the utmost concern for those venturing out on Halloween, especially when attending parties, going to scare houses and trick or treating events. Decorating for Halloween For those who take part in the decorating side of Halloween, [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: Resources|

Kevin Malloy of Deland, Gibson- Caribbean 600

Deland, Gibson’s very own risk advisor and avid sailor Kevin Malloy finished in third place at the 10th annual Caribbean 600 Ocean Race. This year, 80 sailboats and over 800 sailors from around the world arrived in Antigua to sail over 600 nautical miles nonstop around eleven of the neighboring Caribbean Islands. Malloy’s crew was also recognized as the youngest team [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Employer Responsibilities in Winter Weather

Snow days were a highlight of winter when many of us were children, but now winter weather presents a host of difficulties for employers. There are safety concerns, OSHA regulations to comply with, potential liability risks, attendance confusion and pay-related issues to address. It’s important to be prepared for all scenarios associated with inclement weather before the weather arrives, and [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Retaining Top Talent – Finding Stars in the Stars

There is a great line in the movie Hidden Figures when Al Harrison’s character played by Kevin Costner says to Paul Stafford’s character, played by Jim Parsons, “Do you know what your job is Paul?  It’s too find the stars in the stars.”  It’s a great line and very appropriate to consider when retaining talent in your organization. The Total Cost of [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Importance of Automatic Water Shut Off Valves

On today's Risk Management Minute, I discuss the importance of Automatic Water Shut Off Valves. Please watch the video below for the details. Contact us to discuss this and other preventive risk management tips. Providing Peace of Mind Through Proactive Service Deland, Gibson: a Trusted Choice, Five Star Accredited independent insurance agency. Established in Massachusetts in 1900, Deland, Gibson is a 4th [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |