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    EPIC Participation at Re-Green Connecticut

    May 9, 2016

    Our Northeast operation continues to outshine itself. In an effort to remain involved in the community, our new office location in Connecticut recently celebrated Earth Day at Mill River Park. Together, EPIC employees participated in river cleanup, planting, mulching, litter collection and playground restoration. It was a fun-filled day that proves how much we can accomplish in our own

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    Houston Clears Furniture and Turns Up the Music for Zumba on #WellnessWednesday

    April 20, 2016

    The Employee Wellness Committee in our Houston office recently teamed up with local wellness vendor UWellness. Together, they continue to encourage and promote a healthy lifestyle among employees through #WellnessWednesdays. Just today, the committee cleared office furniture and turned up salsa music for an impromptu and complimentary Zumba class. The Lifetime Fitness Zumba instructor made sure employees

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    A Warm Houston Welcome

    April 20, 2016

    Our newest office recently hosted an Open House to introduce clients and vendors to new office space on the 3rd floor of Ascende’s building. Located in the Houston Galleria, the team now boasts office space and a reception area on the entrance level of the building, in addition to its space on the 25th floor.

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    Taking EPIC Safety Measures: Join Us for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    April 20, 2016

    Like many of us, do you have several unwanted, unused prescription drugs sitting in your medicine cabinet? Knowing it’s important to dispose of medications carefully, we’d like to promote a great safety measure taking place April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is hosting its 11th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This day aims to provide a

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    EPIC and Travelers Enjoy Oakland A’s Opening Day!

    April 13, 2016

    EPIC North California offices were thrilled to receive an invitation from our friends at Travelers to join them for the Oakland A’s Opening Day game April 4! On behalf of all 20 EPIC employees who attended, we’d like to send a special thank you to Suzanne Scymanski, Managing Director of Travelers National Accounts Casualty, for

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    EPIC Sponsors 7th Annual Polio Purple Pinkie Trail Run in Reno

    March 23, 2016

    Join us at the Rotaract Club of Reno’s 7th annual Polio Purple Pinkie Trail Run at the beautiful trails around Washoe County’s Rancho San Rafael Park on April 23. All proceeds from the 10K and 5K run/walk will benefit the Rotary Foundation’s Polio Plus Fund. Register here. Rotarians have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion

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    Come Together, Shut Down Stigma, and Take Action Against Anxiety and Depression in our Community

    February 26, 2016

    Palo Alto and the neighboring SF peninsula communities have been significantly impacted by teen anxiety, depression and suicide. The Children’s Health Council (CHC) is committed to reducing the stigma around mental health and increasing awareness, understanding and action. Learn more about CHC’s Anxious and Depressed Teens Initiative at www.chconline.org/teens. Three Free Upcoming Events in Our

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    Friday Afternoon with My Newest Friends!

    January 13, 2016

    EPIC’s Chief Growth Officer and National Employee Benefits Practice Leader Chris Duncan (in blue shirt at left)  joins a group of our new associates at Ascende – an EPIC Company, to wind down the week and an exciting first few days together!  Cheers and welcome again to the EPIC family, Ascenders – looking forward to

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    Happy Holidays from EPIC

    December 8, 2015

    Wishing you a wonderful holiday season full of friends, family and fun!

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    Greyling Gets into the Giving Spirit

    December 1, 2015

    Greyling, a division of EPIC in Alpharetta, Georgia, recently channeled their inner “EPICness” and collected food for the North Fulton Community Charities. “Our goal was to give back to our work community in some way,” said Jill Ligon. “We heard that this local charity was running low on supplies coming into the Holidays and thought collecting items

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    EPIC Client SRAM Provides Easier Transport for Zambian Women and Students Through Donated Bikes

    November 25, 2015

    EPIC principal Neil Cohn has served SRAM Corporation, one of the largest bicycle component manufacturers in the world, as a client for fifteen years. In the spirit of People First and Responsibility, Neil and his team decided to get even more involved with SRAM this holiday season. SRAM founded, and provides ongoing support, to World

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    Happy Thanksgiving From EPIC

    November 25, 2015

    EPIC wishes you and yours a joyful Thanksgiving holiday! We are thankful for all our team members and clients. EPIC is closed Thanksgiving Day and the following day. EPIC will reopen Monday, November 30.  

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    Emerging Insurance Professionals to Host Holiday Party

    November 21, 2015

    The San Francisco chapter of the Emerging Insurance Professionals (EIP) will host their annual holiday party December 2 at Barbarossa Lounge in San Francisco! EPIC is proud to serve as a sponsor for the next generation of insurance professionals. EPIC Account Manager Zohreh Talebzadeh also serves as vice president for the group. To RSVP for the

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    EPIC Lights the Night

    November 19, 2015

    The Northern California chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) held their annual “Light the Night” walk at San Francisco’s AT&T Park the night of November 12. EPIC team member Zohreh Talebzadeh organized a fundraising team from EPIC that raised $6,300 to go towards finding a cure and treatment of blood cancers. The cause

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    A Salute to Our EPIC Heroes

    November 18, 2015

    EPIC offices across the country paid tribute to all of America’s servicemen and women last week during Veteran’s Day celebrations . EPIC Concord, through donations and partner matching, raised $1,106 for the Farmer Veteran Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to providing agricultural jobs for soldiers returning from service. Additionally, team members were encouraged to fill the office bulletin

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    Prayers for the family and friends of Major Taj Sareen

    October 29, 2015

    In the spirit of respect, community and people first, we wanted to share the following, received from Eric Frazer in our Gold River office, to honor Major Sareen’s life and his service. Taj sounds like a great man whose loss will be felt strongly by Eric’s brother and all else who knew him. Please keep Taj’s family

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    EPIC MarCom & Design Team Goes to Puppet School

    October 20, 2015

    EPIC’s Marketing, Communications and Design Team took a well-deserved break from the rigors of open enrollment, year-end and budget season to participate in their quarterly team building meeting, which included a puppet-making and performance workshop. Left to right with their creations are (back row) Mike D’Amelio (SFO), Ashley Miller (SMO), Nancy Phun (SFO), Amanda Papapietro

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    An EPIC Community: Fresno

    October 12, 2015

    EPIC Fresno is located at 8050 North Palm Avenue in the River Bluff office complex adjacent to the San Joaquin River in central California. While EPIC Fresno is a relatively small office, they make up for their size with teamwork and fun. “I really appreciate the closeness of our team,” said senior account manager Stephanie Johnson.  “We

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    EPIC Petaluma Recognized for Third “Best Place to Work” Win

    October 5, 2015

    EPIC Petaluma was recently featured in the September 28 edition of North Bay Business Journal for their third win as a “Best Place to Work in North Bay!” North Bay Business Journal featured all 103 winners of this award, saying about EPIC: “With a company described as client-focused, collaborative, creative, and supportive – with an

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    Suzannah Gill Wins Atlanta Kaiser Permanente Corporate 5K

    September 30, 2015

    One of EPIC’s newest team members, employee benefits consultant Suzannah Gill, jumped right into the EPIC culture of wellness this past weekend and won the Kaiser Permanente Corporate 5K in Atlanta, Georgia. Suzannah joined EPIC Duluth the week of September 21 after working as a Senior Associate and Benefits Consultant at Mercer in Atlanta. The EPIC