Jun 27

Morrow Welcomes Dan Mays

DanMorrow Insurance Agency Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Daniel C. Mays (Dan), effective June 27, 2016. Mr. Mays has been in the insurance industry for 30 years; first as a multi-line claims specialists and since 2000 as a Loss Control Field Director for Cincinnati Insurance Company.  A double major graduate at James Madison University, Mr. Mays has insurance designations of: Charter Property Casualty Institute (CPCU); Associate in Risk Management (ARM); Certified Risk Manager (CRM); Certified Insurance Consultant (CIC); Associate in Management (AIM); Senior Claims Law Associate (SCLA) and Associate in Claims (AIC).

“Dan’s vast knowledge of the property & casualty insurance industry, and with his experience in both claims and loss control, will bring tremendous resources to Morrow’s current and future clients. In fact, Dan is very familiar with many of our clients now, and by his addition to the Morrow family, he will help the agency continue to grow and provide valuable services to our clients”, states Brett Shaffer, President of Morrow Insurance Agency.

Jun 07

CISR Elite Status Conferred On Tyfani Griffis

New CISR Elite Status Conferred On Tyfani Griffis

TyfaniThe distinction of CISR Elite has been conferred upon Tyfani Griffis, Account Manager of Morrow Insurance Agency, Inc in Hendersonville, NC, after her successful completion of all nine, classroom or online courses covering all areas of insurance risks and exposures, followed by extensive examinations.

The Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Program, available to insurance professionals around the world, is distinguished from other programs of its kind by an annual continuing education requirement, which ensures that designees stay current on the important policy changes and trends within the industry. Five successful courses are required to achieve the CISR designation; passing all nine exalts one’s status to CISR Elite.

Ms. Griffis is to be highly commended on her dedication to professionalism as evidenced by her earning the CISR Elite status and her commitment to continuing education. The CISR Elite distinction is awarded by the Society of CISR, a not-for-profit organization and member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, the nation’s premier provider of insurance and risk management education. This year, the Society of CISR celebrates over 70,000 participants in the Program and more than 27,000 individuals holding the CISR designation.

May 31

CISR Elite Status Conferred On Elizabeth J. Taylor

New CISR Elite Status Conferred On Elizabeth J. Taylor 

The distinction of CISR Elite has been conferred upon Elizabeth J. Taylor, Producer/Account Executive Crop & Agriculture Insurance of Morrow Insurance Agency, Inc. in Hendersonville, NC, after her successful completion of all nine, classroom or online courses covering all areas of insurance risks and exposures, followed by extensive examinations.

The Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Program, available to insurance professionals around the world, is distinguished from other programs of its kind by an annual continuing education requirement, which ensures that designees stay current on the important policy changes and trends within the industry. Five successful courses are required to achieve the CISR designation; passing all nine exalts one’s status to CISR Elite.

Ms. Taylor is to be highly commended on her dedication to professionalism as evidenced by her earning the CISR Elite status and her commitment to continuing education.

The CISR Elite distinction is awarded by the Society of CISR, a not-for-profit organization and member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, the nation’s premier provider of insurance and risk management education. This year, the Society of CISR celebrates over 70,000 participants in the Program and more than 27,000 individuals holding the CISR designation. 

Feb 08

Carolina vs Duke Basketball Tickets

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IIANC has again partnered with the UNC Tar Heels to advertise our members – Trusted Choice Independent Insurance Agents – this basketball season. And we are excited to announce a special giveaway – the Crosstown Showdown Presented by Trusted Choice Independent Insurance Agents – which gives our members and consumers a chance to win tickets to the highly anticipated UNC vs. Duke basketball game in Chapel Hill on Feb. 17th!  Winners will be announced on February 15th

Enter the Contest Now

Oct 12

Tyler Thomas

Tyler ThomasIt is with great sadness that we share the passing of Tyler Thomas.  Tyler was the son of Morrow employee Linda Thomas and nephew of Morrow employee Joyce Biddix.  Tyler was a courageous young man who lost his battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis on Saturday, October 10, 2015.

Morrow Insurance Agency will be closing at 1:00 on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 so that employees may attend his services.

For further details you may view his obituary at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/blueridgenow/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=176080265 or his Go Fund Me page at: https://www.gofundme.com/tylerslungfund

Jun 08

Worried About Dying in a Plane Crash?

Worried about dying in a plane crash or being struck by lightning?  Check out this information from the National Safety Council to assess your risk.

Provided by the National Safety Council

Jun 01

Volunteer Spotlight

JoyceJoyce Biddix has been a long time supporter of the the United Way of Henderson County.  She has sat on the Income Panel committee for the past several years, and in February 2015 became a member of the Board of Directors.

She has also been asked to co-chair Rising Leaders with Graham Fields this year and chair the committee for the next three years.

Joyce has also been active in her church and is a supporter of the American Red Cross of Henderson County.

 

Apr 20

Spencer Clendenin 1947-2015

SpencerIt is much sorrow that we share the passing of Morrow Producer Spencer Clendenin.  Spencer has been a valued member of the Morrow family since 2010.  Our deepest sympathy to his wife, Sherry, daughter, Brooke, and the rest of his family.  A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 22 at 2 p.m. at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham.  A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 22 at 2 p.m. at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham.

A full obituary is located here.

Mar 17

Morrow Insurance Receives Live United Award

Live UnitedAccording to a representative from the United Way of Henderson County:

The LIVE UNITED Award was created in 2008 to recognize a company that embodies the mission of United Way of Henderson County. Winners of this award really live out our philanthropic philosophy of Give, Advocate and Volunteer. These award winners set the bar high and really have reached the pinnacle of community involvement. Morrow Insurance Agency is more deserving of this award than anyone else we know! Thank you all for everything you do for us and for our nonprofit partners across the county!

The management of Morrow Insurance would like to recognize the employees for their contributions (financial and volunteer) to United Way, which, extends into our entire community.

Jan 14

Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

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Boys & Girls Club board of directors welcomes new members
Four new board members provide diverse perspectives,
expertise and commitment to youth in Henderson County

Hendersonville, NC – January 14, 2015 – At their final meeting of the year, the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County’s board of directors unanimously accepted the nominations of four new board members. Initial 1-year terms for all four begin in January, 2015.

Jan Jarrell, an established Boys & Girls Club volunteer, High Tea committee member and Champion Hills resident, will be joining the board alongside newly elected colleague Brett Shaffer, President of Morrow Insurance Company. Also new to the panel is Emmy-nominated jazz singer, Kat Williams, whose professional background beyond music includes a decade of work in law enforcement as a correctional officer. Eric Bush, Executive Director of Henderson County Department of Social Services, rounds out the slate of incoming board members.

“We’re thrilled to welcome these individuals to the Boys & Girls Club family,” said board president-elect Paige Boyd. “Not only do these people bring impressive skills, perspectives and talents to our organization, they are committed to our mission, serving the children who need us most in Henderson County. We are excited about the future.”

Also at the December meeting, renewing board members Erica Allison, Blair Craven and Julie Nease were unanimously approved to serve their first, 3-year term. Veteran board member, Chris Smith, was approved for a second, 3-year term.

About the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County
The club opened in 1993, serving a handful of members in a 2,000 square foot building. Today, the downtown Hendersonville campus has expanded to 35,000 square feet and served more than 1,600 young people annually. The Club has been recognized with top program awards at the state and national levels by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Members benefit from more than 50 programs focusing on Education & Career Development, Sports, Fitness & Recreation, Health & Life Skills, Character & Leadership, and the Arts. The mission of the Boys & Girls Club is to inspire and enable young people, especially those most in need, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. An all-inclusive membership to the club costs $5.00 per child, per year.

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