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    For the Love of the Game

    August 24, 2016

    Every year during the football season, our Houston office entertains clients and prospects in its suite at NRG Stadium to cheer on the Houston Texans and enjoy each other’s company. As tradition stands, employees who don’t typically partake in client and prospect entertainment opportunities are invited to enjoy preseason games. Often, this is a great

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    Mixing it up on Wellness Wednesday

    August 17, 2016

    As part of our Houston office’s corporate wellness program, its wellness vendor hosts Wellness Wednesday Lunch n’ Learns for all Houston employees. Each lunch is catered with healthy food and focuses on a different health topic for discussion. Today’s topic was Diabetes. Not only did the team learn about diabetes—the different types, common symptoms, ways

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    Sporting Our Red, White, and Blue!

    August 5, 2016

    Our Houston office simply cannot wait to watch the Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics! Don’t forget to catch it tonight on NBC at 7:30 PM Eastern Time. Proud to represent the USA team, many employees are already sporting red, white and blue around the office and celebrating with patriotic cupcakes. It’s not

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    Western Division Associate Board Teams Up with EIP to Benefit San Francisco Nonprofit

    August 5, 2016

    Collaboration and community were front and center at the recent Western Division Associate Board and EIP San Francisco joint event, Bowling for Charity. Marking the sixth annual event, the two emerging professional-geared organizations came together for the benefit of the larger community. The event raised $6,500 to benefit Wardrobe for Opportunity’s work to assist low-income

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    EPIC Employees Find a Special Way to Remember and Celebrate Rich Hyland’s Life

    August 2, 2016

    Rich Hyland 1953 – 2012 “Death be not Proud” Contributed by Tony D’Asaro, Managing Principal, EPIC On the lunch room wall in the Irvine office, you will find a plaque, which has a Coca Cola glass mounted on it. This plaque commemorates the life of Richard Wayne Hyland, our colleague and friend, who lost his ten-year

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    EPIC Supports Marin Advocates for Children with Luau!

    August 2, 2016

    Aloha! The Fun Committee in our San Francisco office is hosting a luau with life-sized games, snow cones, wine and beer to help benefit Marin Advocates for Children. The committee asks everyone to come wearing their most festive Hawaiian shirts and bring school supplies for a chance to win a raffle prize and help children in

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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