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    Duluth Office Partners with EyeMed and OneSight to Deliver Vision Care to 150 Students

    November 17, 2017

    We can’t thank our Vision Clinic volunteers enough for the time they gave to an important and tremendously impactful event at Ferguson Elementary! For those in our Duluth office who could not participate due to work obligations, we are confident there will certainly be more opportunities to engage in community service activities in the coming year. David Berumen, the

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    NJ Employees Host Healthy Thanksgiving

    November 17, 2017

    Our Mahwah, NJ office recently hosted a healthy bake-off featuring chocolate chick pea cookies, sweet potato brownies, lemon tarts, and much more. What a fun and delicious way to inspire healthy cooking for the holidays. We love the idea! A special congratulations to winner, Daniela Caglione, who baked her famous “Fix Cookies!” Daniela won an

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    Kent Collier and Carolyn Upton Attended Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

    November 17, 2017

    EPIC’s Kent Collier and Carolyn Upton were among the few selected in the United States and Canada to participate in the 2017 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London, England. The Academy is hosted by Lloyd’s, the world’s leading specialist (re)insurance market. The Andrew Beazley Broker Academy at Lloyd’s is designed to support and enrich the

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    One EPIC

    November 14, 2017

    In the 1st quarter of 2017, Business Apps formed a group called the Commercial Lines Servicer User Group. The group is made up of Commercial Lines Sagitta and Paperwise users from across all EPIC offices. They meet once per quarter to discuss system improvements and workflows. Each quarter the host office changes and participants whose

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    The Concord Office’s EPIC Veterans Day Fundraiser and Celebration

    November 14, 2017

    In honor of Veterans Day, EPIC-Concord chose to support the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) once again by raising funds to support its mission to Mobilize Veterans to Feed America. The team celebrated on Friday November 10 by asking everyone in the office to dress in red, white and blue and enjoy a special team lunch. Monetary donations were

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    World Series Spikes Philanthropic Competition between Houston and LA

    November 1, 2017

    Here we are at game 7 of the World Series and both our Houston and LA offices can hardly contain themselves! The energy is high and spirits are alive and well, despite the fact our employees in both cities have lost all too much sleep over these historic games between the Houston Astros and LA Dodgers. But what might

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    Halloween Office Parties are always a Fangtastic Time

    November 1, 2017

    We hope you dared to have a SPOOKtacular Halloween party in your office yesterday! Here’s a few of the party pictures some of our locations sent over to us. We had Marilyn Monroe, a Mermaid, an expecting Monkey Mommy-to-Be, the sweetest Strawberry in the patch, and LOTS of not-pictured Astros fans down in Houston, as well as a

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    Thank You to Everyone who Made EPIC’s Operation Superhero a Success

    October 31, 2017

    Operation Superhero Sonoma County has collected over 3,000 costumes so families who lost their home, or suffered incredible loss due to fires in the area, can celebrate Halloween tonight. Like the true superheroes they are, EPIC employees quickly jumped in to help uplift and prepare children for a fabulous night in costume. Thanks to everyone who

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    EPIC VP of HR Shelby John Delivers Interview Do’s and Don’ts presentation to Bauer Women Society

    October 26, 2017

    EPIC’s National VP of HR Shelby John recently delivered a presentation to the Bauer Women Society with several helpful interviewing tips. Shelby playfully wore a “Don’t” interviewing outfit as an example, hoping to ensure the women understood that simply putting on a pair of heels with your pants and jacket does not instantly qualify your outfit

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    EPIC Donates to Ronald McDonald House in honor of IICF Week of Giving

    October 26, 2017

    Our employees recently made quite an impressive donation to the Ronald McDonald House. As part of an IICF Week of Giving initiative, the Duluth office began collecting donations at its annual Tailgate Party. A big thank you goes out to Greg Allen, Sam Acevedo, John Gaffney and Michelle Byard who then helped load and personally deliver all the

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    Employees Give Back at 6th Annual Tailgate Party in Duluth

    October 23, 2017

    Our Duluth office’s annual tailgate party has became one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year with lots of great music, great food, great weather and great people! While the annual tailgate always spreads beautiful team spirit, we’re constantly impressed by the philanthropic nature of the party. This year, employees brought donations for the Ronald McDonald House charity

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    EPIC Lends Helping Hand during the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Week of Giving

    October 18, 2017

    EPIC employees teamed up with the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) to help shake things up during IICF’s Week of Giving by visiting the Curry Senior Center. Traditionally, EPIC has always participated by offering a helping hand on beach cleanup. This year, the team wanted to be more hands-on with the community and decided to instead visit seniors in the community. Two employees participated in

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    EPIC Recognized at The Joyful Feast, the Joyful Child Foundation’s 15th Anniversary Gala

    October 18, 2017

    The Joyful Child Foundation recently announced that it raised over $100,000 at its 15th anniversary gala, The Joyful Feast. The Joyful Child Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is dedicated to preventing crimes against children through programs that educate, empower, and unite families and communities. Emmy Award winning journalist and news anchor, Laura Diaz, was the Master

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    Help us Donate to the IICF California Wildfire Relief Fund

    October 10, 2017

    As you are no doubt aware, California is currently in a state of emergency with 8 active wildfires raging across the state. Many of our neighbors, colleagues, and clients are directly affected by the fires and the bleak reality left in their wake. IICF has officially opened the IICF California Wildfire Relief Fund to assist

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    In True EPIC Fashion, Courtney and Brad Repelled down 27 Stories for a Great Cause

    October 4, 2017

    On September 27, two EPIC producers, Courtney Pino and Brad Backlund, went over the edge! Yes, in true EPIC fashion, they repelled down 27 stories (that’s 364 feet) for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization in Reno, Nevada. They were encouraged to try and raise at least $2,000. Between the two of them, they raised approximately $2,750 to

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    Crossing our Fingers for Courtney Pino, a Top 20 Under 40 Nominee

    September 27, 2017

    EPIC’s Courtney Pino, an employee benefits producer in our Reno office, was nominated for the Twenty under 40 list. Of the 100 nominated, she is now one of the top 40 finalists. The 20 award recipients will be announced at the 2017 Twenty under 40 Awards Ceremony November 17 in Reno. We are all rooting for her,

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    Five of our California Offices Walk to Support the American Heart Association

    September 27, 2017

    The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premier event for raising funds to save lives from our country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke. Heart disease and stroke survivors are an important part of the Heart Walks. Each survivor receives a red ball cap and has the opportunity to

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    Texas Tough and Houston Strong

    September 27, 2017

    If you ever need a helping hand, our employees in Houston are the friends you can count on to get a tough job done. These pictures were taken last Friday during our Southwest Office’s second community day of service this month. Together as a team, several of our employees rolled up their sleeves to help

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    Thank You for Making us a Best Place to Work in Insurance for the 8th Year!

    September 27, 2017

    Business Insurance has named EPIC one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for the 8th year. As the publication notes, attracting and retaining talent is a strategic imperative for the insurance industry. Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual feature by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents,

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    Duluth Office Shows us How to Get Active with Impressive Corporate Fitness Program

    September 21, 2017

    EPIC recently sponsored the 2017 Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk, a unique workplace-organized fitness promotion that kicked off with Get Active Atlanta!, an 8-week training program, and culminated in a downtown Corporate 5K Run/Walk and Company Picnic with Rupert’s Orchestra providing the entertainment. A big thank you to EPIC Marketing Communications Assistant Jennifer Moffitt and EPIC