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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: , |

Preventative Care for Your Bottom Line

As employers continue to look for ways to manage rising health care costs, many are turning to workplace wellness programs to improve employees’ well-being and to help manage or prevent chronic conditions. According to a recent study from Health Affairs, a health care policy journal, for every dollar spent on wellness, medical costs drop an average of $3.27 and absenteeism costs fall [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Massachusetts Laws and Regulations Regarding Swimming Pools

It's hard to imagine, we know. This winter has been (mostly!) mild, but long.  But if (when!) it ever gets warm enough to start using your pool again, there are a couple of things to consider. Know The Law In Massachusetts, if you own a pool, either as an individual, corporation or perhaps part of a club or association;  if [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

New Coverages This April

The history of insurance goes way back several centuries. Whether it was hunting giant elk in a group to spread the risk of being the one gored to death or shipping cargo in several different caravans to avoid losing the whole shipment to a marauding tribe, people have always been wary of risk. At the time, the thought of financially [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Risk Management for Non-Profit Organizations: Your Role as a Board Member.

Smart nonprofits take risks—many risks—every day. Such organizations are creative, inventive, and continue to succeed despite the changing environment. These orga­nizations know that success demands risk-taking, and they create an organizational culture that regularly assesses risk, favors intelligent risks, and mitigates the impact of known risks. These organizations share one other quality: they know that risk is everyone’s busi­ness. From the [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Frozen Pipes Will Cost You A Fortune!

It is that time of year again. Dropping temps will start to freeze pipes which due to the pressure of the ice within them will burst or split.  Only after the thaw do the pipes start to leak or spray.  Sometimes it is a pin hole leak which causes damage over time.  Other times it floods the basement for months [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Make the Offseason Your Proactive Season

As the holidays approach, golfers will try to get in every round possible, and clubhouses will fill with holidays parties and corporate functions. It’s a great time of year overall but, also to solidify the member experience during the “offseason”. Come early 2017, clubs and staff will finally breathe and begin preparations for the upcoming season. This is exactly when [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

True Protection for Non-Profit Board Service

An underreported fact is that 43% of High Net Worth individuals participate on non-profit boards. One common and volatile exposure from this is being held personally liable for decisions of the board. Generally, we find that individuals do not understand the exposure or the risk. Many individuals assume that their personal umbrella covers their not-for-profit (NFP) board service, but this [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Business Insurance, Personal Insurance, Risk Managment|

Thank you for your Blood Drive Support!

Thank you to all Blood Donors and Registration Volunteers for Tuesday’s Blood Drive! Thanks to your generous time and support, we collected 16 units of lifesaving blood! Looking to give blood? Visit http://www.redcrossblood.org/ for local donation information.  

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Company, DG Community|

Blood Drive on August 16th

Deland, Gibson Insurance is proud to sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive. Tuesday, August 16 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 36 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 The American Red Cross has launched an Emergency Appeal for all donations. Please help us achieve our goal of collecting 25 +units of lifesaving blood! To schedule an appointment please visit www.redcrossblood.org and [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Categories: Blog, DG Community, Events|