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Personal Disaster Supply Kit

Personal Disaster Supply Kit

First-Aid Supplies ❑ First-aid kit and manual ❑ Hand wipes or hand sanitizer ❑ Antiseptic wipes ❑ Cold pack ❑ Scissors ❑ Tweezers ❑ Cotton balls ❑ Thermometer ❑ Sunscreen ❑ Bandages Equipment, Tools & Food ❑ NOAA Weather Radio, portable battery-powered or hand-cranked radio or television, extra batteries ❑ Jumper cables for car ❑

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Take steps to protect your property and your family before a hurricane strikes

Take steps to protect your property and your family before a hurricane strikes

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NOAA Predicts Near-normal or Below Normal 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA Predicts Near-normal or Below Normal 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season

In its 2014 Atlantic hurricane season outlook , NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a near-normal or below-normal season. The main driver of this year’s outlook is the anticipated development of El Niño this summer. El Niño causes stronger wind shear, which reduces the number and intensity of tropical storms and hurricanes. El Niño can also strengthen the trade winds and increase

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Protection Against Data Breaches

Protection Against Data Breaches

Just prior to the Christmas holiday in 2013, the prominent retail chain Target announced it had been the target of a massive hack of its credit card processing systems. The breach compromised as many as 40 million credit card numbers. Law enforcement authorities and Target’s own investigators confirmed that stolen card numbers were coming up

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Employee Spotlight- Meet Lisa

Employee Spotlight- Meet Lisa

Meet Lisa! She moved from the Caribbean and has been active in the insurance industry for 28 years. Lisa received her Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1994 and stays up to date with the latest insurance industry knowledge through continuing education programs. Lisa has been a Commercial Account Manager with the Atlas team for over

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How to Prevent Burglaries during Vacations

How to Prevent Burglaries during Vacations

Before taking off on vacation, it is important for homeowners to make sure they will not return to an empty or ransacked home.  Experts recommend several tips for avoiding burglaries while on vacation. Give the impression that someone is always home. When they case neighborhoods for potential targets, burglars look for patterns. If they notice

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60 pints for 60 Years Campagin

60 pints for 60 Years Campagin

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Tips for Preventing Theft & Fraud

Tips for Preventing Theft & Fraud

6 Helpful Tips for Preventing Theft & Fraud in the Workplace Sharing confidential company information, stealing equipment and manipulating data are all serious offenses in the workplace. Employee fraud and theft rates have increased in the past decade. These crimes now equal an average of five percent of a company’s annual revenue. The following tips

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Team Atlas participates in American Cancer Society’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk

Team Atlas participates in American Cancer Society’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk

Atlas Insurance employees and their families participated in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk at The Sarasota Polo Club. Atlas employees raised money and awareness throughout the month of October to support Breast Cancer Research.

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Personal Liability Umbrella

Personal Liability Umbrella

It’s a common misconception that a Personal Liability Umbrella is too expensive, however, the  reality is that the  vast majority of your typical possessions and everyday activities make umbrella coverage valuable. And a $1 million Umbrella policy, in most cases, is less than $200 for an annual policy. What if your pet dog bites a

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