Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 27

Halloween Health and Safety Tips

For many people, autumn events like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, attend parties, and eat yummy treats. These events are also opportunities to provide nutritious snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety. Below are tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help …

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Oct 19

Becky Hensley Earns CISR Designation

Congratulations to Becky Hensley of Morrow Insurance’s McDowell Division on earning her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.  The CISR program is a nationally recognized designation program that takes a practical, hands-on approach to learning. Through this nationally acclaimed program developed by the National Alliance for Insurance Education, students who are committed to continuing education …

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Oct 17

Obama Visits the Countryside Barbeque

Congratulations to Rob Noyes and the staff of Countryside Barbeque for being selected as today’s lunch destination for President Obama during his bus tour through Western North Carolina.  Obama’s visit was unexpected, and put put the town of Marion in the national spotlight today.   The Counryside Barbeque is a popular lunch destination for many employees in our …

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Oct 11

Chamber Business EXPO is October 13th

The 3rd Annual Chamber Business EXPO presented by The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Thursday, October 13 from noon – 6 pm at the Blue Ridge Community College Conference Center in Flat Rock.  The Chamber Business EXPO is sponsored by Mountain 1st Bank & Trust, the Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community …

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Oct 07

Fire Safety Checklist for Older Adults

October 9th-15th is National Fire Prevention Week.  While many people think of activities for the children, adults can use some good common sense reminders.  Older people are at special risk for death and injury from fires.  Older adults (age 65 and older) are twice as likely to die in fires as any other age group. …

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Oct 03

Help Prevent Water Damage

A lot of insurance claims are a result of water damage. Even a small leak can become a major problem. Knowing what you’re covered for and how to prevent water damage are equally important. Most hidden water leaks that happen over a long period of time are not covered by the standard homeowner’s policy. They …

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