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June Referral Rewards Partner: Columbia River Mental Health Services

Columbia River Mental HealthDuring the month of June, we are excited to be partnering with a life-changing organization- Columbia River Mental Health Services. CRMH has been serving our area since 1942. The organization’...

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June 2017 Newsletter

What you'll find in this month's newsletter: June Referral Rewards Partner: Columbia River Mental Health Services Work Anniversaries Summer Vacation Photo Challenge Check Delivery Photo!Upcoming EventsClick here to view...

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Get Ready for Flag Day 2017!

In celebration of Flag Day, Davidson & Associates Insurance is offering an American flag exchange program for the public. Residents may pick up a new 3’ x 5’ flag and/or drop off old flags at the Davidson office,...

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April 2017 Newsletter

What you'll find in this month's newsletter:YETI Giveaway March Referral Rewards Partner: FISH of VancouverWelcome Alicia!Women's Empowerment in Sydney, Australia!Mark Your Calendars for Flag ExchangeUpcoming...

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April Referral Reward Partner: FISH of Vancouver

FISH of Vancouver This month, we are honored to be partnering with an impactful, local organization- FISH of Vancouver! FISH (Friends in Service to Humanity) has provided for the hungry and impoverished populations in...

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March 2017 Newsletter

What you'll find in this month's newsletter:Best of Clark CountyMarch Referral Rewards Partner: Shared Hope InternationalGreen Eggs and Ham!Work and Agency AnniversaryOffice FunUpcoming EventsClick here to view a PDF of...

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March Referral Rewards Partner: Shared Hope International

Shared Hope InternationalDuring the month of March, Davidson & Associates will be partnering with Shared Hope International (SHI) through our Referral Rewards Program. SHI is a dedicated non-profit that is seeking...

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Welcome Alicia!

Please welcome our newest Personal Account Manager, Alicia Smith! Alicia has made it back to her native Vancouver, WA from the state of Utah. She grew up in this area where she earned an Associate’s degree with honors...

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Uber and Lyft Drivers: Do you have Gaps in your Coverage?

Uber, Lyft and other ride-share companies have become increasingly popular over the last couple of years. Not only are these services used by thousands, many have begun to seek employment as drivers for a transportation...

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February 2017 Newsletter

What you'll find in this month's newsletter:February Referral Rewards Partner: BoomerangNew Shareholders: Tony Johnson and Bryce DavidsonBest Practice SymposiumOffice FunUpcoming EventsClick here to view a PDF of the...

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February Referral Rewards Partner: Boomerang

For the month of February, Davidson & Associates is excited to partner with Boomerang, which is a non-profit, “generosity shop” with a special mission. Located in Downtown Vancouver, this multi-purpose space is used...

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January Referral Rewards Partner: NAMI SW WA

During the month of January, we are proud to be partnering with The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwest Washington (NAMI SW WA) an affiliate of the national organization NAMI. NAMI’s history began in the mid-...

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2017 Referral Rewards Partners

We are pleased to introduce to you another year of Non-Profit partnerships through our Referral Rewards Program (RRP)! Each year, we hand-pick organizations that we believe to be doing incredible work for our community...

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Welcome Kylie!

Kylie is joining us from the sunny state of Arizona with her husband, who was stationed at the United States Air Force base in Tucson. She is originally from the Pacific Northwest, having grown up in Redmond, Oregon....

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Should a business own or lease its commercial space?

The age old question: To own or to Lease? There is a lot of commercial development going on in Clark County and surrounding areas. When contemplating whether to own your own commercial space, there is much to be...

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October 2016 Newsletter

What you'll find in this Newsletter:Featured Non-Profit: Friends of the Carpenter Welcome Laura Grace!Work Anniversaries Upcoming Community EventsClick here to download a PDF of the October Newsletter

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Welcome, Laura Grace!

Meet, Laura Grace Dodd- the newest member of the Davidson team! Laura Grace has joined us as our Digital Marketing Intern and will be here for the next nine months. She has been a Tennessean her whole life and graduated...

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September 2016 Newsletter

What you'll find in this Newsletter:Featured Non-Profit: Community Foundation of Southwest WashingtonShare Soup's On!: Treasure Island2016 Best Practices AgencySafeco Award of Excellence Click here to download a PDF of...

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Davidson & Associates Insurance Re-Named Best Practices Agency

Davidson & Associates Insurance of Vancouver has been selected to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers...

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Friendly Face Friday: Bryce Davidson

Where would you consider your "hometown": Vancouver is my hometown. I was not born in Vancouver but spent most of my growing years in the Vancouver area. How long have you lived in the Vancouver area?: Moved back in...

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Behavior Safety Strategies

Behavior Safety Strategies I knew that one day my University degree in Psychology would come in handy. One of our insurance carrier partners recently sent out a great newsletter related to the behavioral effect of...

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Friendly Face Friday: Pat Spicer

Where would you consider your "hometown": Vancouver WA How long have you lived in the Vancouver area?: 62 years What is your favorite thing to do in Vancouver?: Walk the trails in Clark County Would you rather live on...

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What Does Liability Really Mean?

What Does Liability Really Mean? When asking a business owner, “What liability does my business have?” The answer we hear most often has something to do with the requirement placed on them by their Landlord or bank....

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Our Most Valuable Asset

Our Most Valuable Asset When asking a business owner, “What is your most valuable asset?” the response we hear most often is, “Our people.” Upon further reflection, many times what owner’s value most about people is...

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August 2016 Newsletter

What you'll find in this Newsletter:Featured Non-Profit: Humane Society of Southwest WashingtonKeys to the CityWork AnniversariesWelcome, Pete!Upcoming Community EventsClick here to download a PDF of the August...

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Insurance is Like Buying...

Insurance is Like buying… Have you ever thought that buying insurance is like buying: a fly swatter? spot remover? deodorant? cold medication? Antacid? Maybe there are some similarities: -It’s no fun to buy -When you...

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Friendly Face Friday: David Clark

Where would you consider your "hometown"?: The greater Vancouver area is the place I consider home.How long have you lived in the Vancouver area?: I’ve lived in the area for 17 out of my 24 years. Most of those years...

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August Referral Rewards Partner: Humane Society for Southwest Washington

Throughout the month of August, $25 will be donated to the Humane Society for Southwest Washington for every referral our agency receives as part of our Referral Rewards Program. The Humane Society for Southwest...

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Human Resource Management: A Fresh Look

Human Resource Management– A Fresh Look To run a successful business it is necessary to effectively mange your risks through a combination of solid process and procedures as well as insurance products. I recently have...

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Friendly Face Friday: Tara Gonzalez

Where would you consider your "hometown": Vancouver, WA because I spent most of my school years here, but I still have a special place in my heart for my birthplace Nikiski, AK, where I spent the first 8 years of my...

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Social Networking: Everyone Does It...

Social Networking- everyone does it… Let’s blur the line between personal and professional even more. Professionals today are tied to our communication devices. We Tweet, SKYPE, Facebook and Myspace. Social networking...

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Friendly Face Friday: Pete Riedel

This Friday we get to know a little bit more about a new face in our office- Pete Riedel!• Where would you consider your "hometown": Vancouver, WA • How long have you lived in the Vancouver area?: 14 years • What is...

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What is Cyber Liability?

What is Cyber Liability? Today’s technology has changed the way we do business. There is no question about that. Almost every business has a website where it builds brand recognition, tells the story, shows the product...

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The Risks of being a Good Community Citizen

The Risks of being a Good Community Citizen Let’s face it, there is more to work than filling a chair between 8 AM and 5 PM. As business owners we need to be profitable, manage our resources and be good community...

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I Sell Insurance

I Sell Insurance Have you ever boarded an airplane for a long trip and just wanted to relax and read a good book? This is invariably the time when your neighbor leans over to start the conversation, “So, what do you do?...

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July Referral Rewards Partner: Innovative Services NW

A new month brings a new featured non-profit organization to our Referral Rewards Program. Throughout the month of July, all referrals to our agency will provide a $25 donation to Innovative Services NW. This non-profit...

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Friendly Face Friday: Margaret Rogers

Meet the wonderful, Margaret Rogers! Where would you consider your "hometown": Coos Bay/North Bend, OR – go Bulldogs! How long have you lived in the Vancouver area?: 8 years, total of 17 years in Portland/Vancouver. ...

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Friendly Face Friday: Scott Knight

Where would you consider your "hometown": Vancouver How long have you lived in the Vancouver area?: I have lived in the Vancouver area for the past 17 years What is your favorite thing to do in Vancouver?: I enjoy...

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July 2016 Newsletter

What you'll find in this Newsletter:Featured Non-Profit: Innovative Services NW4th of July CelebrationsWelcome, Jonathan!Friendly Face FridaysUpcoming Community EventsClick here to download a PDF of the July Newsletter

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Friendly Face Friday: Savannah Mobley

This Friday, take a minute to learn more about, Savannah Mobley! Where would you consider your "hometown": Vancouver How long have you lived in the Vancouver area?: All my life What is your favorite thing to do in...

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Welcome, Jonathan and Pete!

The month of June welcomed two new faces to our office, Pete Riedel and Jonathan Bicker!Pete Riedel moved to the Vancouver area in 2002 after graduating from Bemidji State University in northern Minnesota with a B.S in...

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Friendly Face Friday: Audrey Brouwer

Take a minute to meet, Audrey Brouwer! Where would you consider your "hometown": Delavan, Wisconsin – born and raised! How long have you lived in the Vancouver area?: 26 years in October! What is your favorite thing...

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Flag Exchange 2016 -Limited Supplies Left-

Vancouver Demonstrates its Patriotism with Successful U.S. Flag Exchange Offered by Davidson & Associates Insurance Flag Retirement Continues but Limited Supply of New Flags Are AvailableVancouver, WA (6/10/2016) In...

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June 2016 Newsletter

What you'll find in this Newsletter:Featured Non-Profit: School of Piano Technology for the BlindWork Anniversaries: Bryce and MargaretThank you, Heidi!Two new Homeowners: Leslie and BryceUpcoming Community EventsClick...

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"CHEER" for Green Eggs & Ham to receive an additional $1,000!

In our March E-Newsletter we shared the exciting news that Davidson & Associates has earned a 2016 Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Award! This award recognizes independent insurance agents who demonstrate...

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April 2016 Newsletter

What you'll find in this Newsletter:"Cheer" for Green Eggs & HamFeatured Non-Profit: FISH of VancouverPEMCO Hall of Fame AwardGiving Back in GuatemalaUpcoming Community EventsClick here to download a PDF of the ...

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March 2016 Newsletter

What you'll find in this Newsletter:Green Eggs & Ham FunMake More Happen AwardDisaster Preparedness Workshop: Thank You!Featured Non-Profit: Shared Hope InternationalUpcoming Community EventsClick here to download a...

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Welcome, Heidi!

Meet, Heidi Vanderpan- the newest member of our team! Heidi joined Davidson & Associates Insurance this September as our intern and will be with us for the next nine months. She hails from cold state of Minnesota...

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One Year Anniversary in New Location

This September we celebrated one year in our new office! It is hard to believe we have already been here for an entire year. Our team has enjoyed the open layout and many windows that encompass the office and give a...

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What You Need to Know About Your Kid Going Back to School-Insurance

The moment's come. The bags are unpacked, the bed is made, pictures are on the wall, and the snack-shelf is fully stocked. It's time to say good-bye. And in your stomach, you feel an odd mixture of pride and joy,...

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