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    EPIC Tees up for Child Safety

    July 26, 2016

    Our Inland Empire team has once again raised tens of thousands of dollars to support child safety in its local community through the EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament. Proceeds benefitted the Joyful Child Foundation – In Memory of Samantha Runnion, a foundation created to help prevent child sexual abuse and abduction. We’re not the only ones extremely

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    Another EPIC Birthday!

    July 26, 2016

    People are weighing in from all corners of the country to wish us an EPIC 9th birthday today! From a standing start in July 2007, we have built together a strong, people first (clients and team members) organization, based on respect, responsibility, adaptability, community, alignment, confidence, innovation, humility and fun. Now the 20th largest broker of

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    Duluth Office’s Wellness Campaign Helps Employees Fight the Pressure

    July 21, 2016

      Last week, EPIC’s Duluth office kicked off a wellness campaign called “Fight the Pressure.” The goal was to educate employees about the danger of hypertension (high blood pressure) and engage them in enjoyable activities that help to manage and lower blood pressure while at work. Each day had a different focus with the beginning of

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    Golfing to Fund an End to Cancer

    July 14, 2016

    Two teams of EPIC golfers led by Lydia Rivera and Harrison Watkins will participate in the Have a Ball Golf Tournament July 18—a charitable event close to our hearts that we continually love to sponsor and watch grow. Each year, teams get together for a round of golf to raise money for cancer institutions across

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    Our Employees Celebrating the 4th of July

    July 1, 2016

    The San Francisco office’s Fun Committee recently hosted an early 4th of July with an impressive potluck lunch, complete with patriotic-inspired dishes, floral arrangements and a photo booth. Our Houston office also got in on the fun by beating their summer heat with an ice cream social to kick off the holiday weekend. All of us

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    Hats Off to an EPIC Health Fair!

    June 22, 2016

    Members of our EPIC Employee Benefits team in San Ramon, Maggie Ruiz, Susan English and Katie Quinn, recently hosted a Health Fair for EPIC client Java City. To promote the “Crazy Hats” theme, 18 vendors showed up wearing their best to help make the fair a great success! From crazy hats to fun decorations, the health fair also included

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    EPIC Sponsors 2016 Barton Foundation Tiki Tee Off and Luau Lunch

    June 22, 2016

    EPIC is always proud to sponsor and participate in the Barton Foundation’s annual Tiki Tee Off Golf Tournament in support of the Foundation’s Community Health Endowment. Barton Health is a longtime client, so it’s certainly special to get the team together to tee off at Lake Tahoe Golf Course, year after year, in support of a great cause. Rob

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    EPICness thrives in the San Francisco Bay Area

    June 20, 2016

    At EPIC we believe that community service and support is the lifeblood of any healthy, successful organization. Whether it is our internal community and our culture of caring for and supporting each other, or work and service in our larger outside communities, Community is one of our 10 core beliefs and values, collectively known as

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    Employees Celebrate #WellnessWednesday with Guided Meditation

    June 15, 2016

    One of our offices celebrates #WellnessWednesday with lunch n’ learns hosted by wellness vendor UWellness. Each session is catered with a healthy lunch, often provided by MyFitFoods, and dedicated to a specific wellness topic. Aside from the lunch presentation, an onsite health coach is also available all day to take questions and host personal coaching sessions.

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    EPIC Employees Show True Heart and a Heroic Sense of Responsibility in Response to Houston Flooding

    June 15, 2016

    Here at EPIC, we believe that purpose and principles, clearly understood and articulated, and commonly shared, are the genetic code of any healthy organization. Our employees share 10 essential values that we call EPICness: People First, Respect, Responsibility, Adaptability, Community, Alignment, Confidence, Innovation, Humility, and a sense of Fun. While we know sharing these values

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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