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CA State Fund To Host Confined Workplace Spaces Seminar

California State Compensation Insurance Fund’s Stockton District Office and the Stanislaus County Farm Bureau will jointly hold a free seminar, “Confined Space in the Workplace,” on November 3rd in Modesto, Calif. The seminar aims to help employers correctly identify and …

Alliance Produces MVR Compliance Manual for Agents and Brokers

The Alliance of Insurance Agents and Brokers has produced an MVR Compliance Manual for insurance agents and brokers. Alliance Vice President Gary Jensen, who helped to develop the MVR Compliance Manual with Alliance President David Nielson, said, “There is no …

CPCU Chapter Volunteers in Helping Feed the Hungry

The Los Angeles Chapter of CPCU recently volunteerd their time to help feed the hungry. On Saturday, Oct. 16, volunteers, some with families, from the Los Angeles and El Camino CPCU Chapters, met at the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank to …

Moody Insurance Appoints President to Head Denver Operations

Moody Insurance Agency has promoted Brad Moody to president of the agency’s Denver operations. Evan Moody, founder of the company, will remain with the agency in a full-time capacity as CEO, overseeing both the Denver and Grand Junction offices. Brad …

Washington Big I Elects Officers, Presents Awards

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Washington (IIABW) in Bellevue, a statewide trade association which represents 1,300 independent insurance agents, has elected Mike Reed of Mitchell, Reed and Associates as IIABW President, Jim Rogers of Rogers and Norman in …

Integro Names Management Risk Practice Principal in San Francisco

Integro has appointed Paula Choy principal, management risk practice, for the company’s San Francisco office. Choy has 14 years of experience in directors and officers liability brokerage, most recently serving as senior vice president of Marsh’s Western Region Technology/ Telecom/ …

San Diego CPCU All Industry Day Features CDI Keynotes Diehl and Girion

The San Diego Chapter of CPCU is inviting members of the property and casualty insurance community to a special day of professional development. The San Diego All Industry Day, “Speaking with One Voice,” will be held Wednesday, Nov. 16., and …

Agent Wins MiniCo Calloway Giveaway

Kathy Albin, independent insurance agent for Farmer Butler Leavitt Insurance Agency in Phoenix, was drawn as the winner of MiniCoa’s Calloway golf club giveaway. The prize was a set of eight Calloway irons. Merle Harris, MiniCoa’s market development manager, presented …

Mercury General Notes Q3 Results

Mercury General Corporation reported Monday net income rose to $73.0 million ($1.33 per share-diluted) in the third quarter 2005 compared with $65.1 million ($1.19 per share-diluted) for the same period in 2004. For the first nine months of 2005, net …

San Diego Contractor Ordered to Pay $37,669 in Restitution to State Fund

San Diego County Superior Court Judge George W. Clarke has sentenced Valley Center businessman John Presley to three years formal probation and ordered him to pay $37,669 in restitution to California’s State Compensation Insurance Fund, which insures his business. Presley, …

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