Archives for 2014

Get Ready for Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving is one week away. If you are traveling, here are a few tips. Check the weather before you go. Storms may cause road hazards and delays. Plan for the unexpected if you are flying. Leave extra time to deal with security, connections, etc. Pack a snack in case you can’t eat between connections. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the biggest travel day of the... Read Article

Happy Veteran’s Day from Dershimer Insurance

Happy Veteran’s Day to all that have served and are currently serving. Thank you for the daily sacrifices you make (have made) to keep freedom free. We salute you. Here’s a little history about Veteran’s Day World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace... Read Article

Keep Halloween a Fire-Free Fright Fest

Do you have a great Halloween costume planned for this year? How about for your kids? Or your pets? Why do I ask? According to the National Retail Federation, 71.5% of Americans plan to celebrate in a spooky fashion. Even if you’re not the dress-up type, that means you’re probably planning to decorate your house in some way, shape or form. Overall, it’s estimated we’ll... Read Article

Dershimer Insurance Agency staff attends EPCAR annual meeting

Staff members Cheri Steigmeyer, Aimee Loder and Aitza Ortiz attended the East Polk County Association of Realtors annual meeting last week in Winter Haven. Afterwards there was a trade show for business members of EPCAR, which included Dershimer Insurance. The Tradeshow was successful! It was a beautiful day with a good attendee turnout. The Dershimer Agency played a scratch off game and gave away $100.00 in gift... Read Article

The Fuss over Hurricane Names

A new study came out this year published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that says female-named hurricanes are more deadly than those with male names. The surprising reason given was quick to create a buzz: Storms with feminine names are less respected, less feared. The idea that changing the name of […] The post The Fuss over Hurricane Names appeared first... Read Article