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Annual Award Winners Announced in Pigeon Forge, TN

Posted on: Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 @ 8:23 pm

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The 2017 Agent’s Retreat held in Pigeon Forge, TN concluded on Sunday, May 7th.  Agents in attendance earned the trip by reaching an annual written premium goal in 2016.  It was an amazing weekend in the beautiful Smoky Mountains filled with plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. Sign located at Dollywood The retreat started on Thursday with an Informal Reception …

Farmers & Mechanics on Facebook

Posted on: Monday, April 17th, 2017 @ 6:29 pm

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Farmers & Mechanics Insurance Companies is now on Facebook.  You can find our page at https://facebook.com/FarmersandMechanicsIns/ be sure to like, follow and share the Company’s page.

Follow Farmers & Mechanics on Twitter

Posted on: Monday, April 17th, 2017 @ 6:19 pm

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You can now follow Farmers & Mechanics Insurance Companies on Twitter.  The link is https://twitter.com/CallFMIC to find Farmers & Mechanics on Twitter.

Career Fair at Farmers & Mechanics Insurance

Posted on: Monday, March 13th, 2017 @ 8:08 pm

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Have you ever thought about a career in the Insurance Industry? Please join us at the Farmers and Mechanics Insurance Companies Career Fair held on: Thursday, March 23rd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Held at the office of Farmers and Mechanics Insurance Companies located at: 25 Administrative Drive, Martinsburg, WV 25404 Come see what …

WV Mobilehome Program Diamond Implementation

Posted on: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 @ 6:12 pm

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Farmers and Mechanics is pleased to announce the new Mobilehome Product was implemented onto the Diamond system effective January 4, 2016.  This implementation will help simplify the use of the Mobilehome Program, which will use the same entry format in Diamond as the Homeowners Program.  In addition to a new system for the Mobilehome Program, there have been updates made to the forms and …

Understanding Your Insurance Deductible

Posted on: Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 @ 5:34 pm

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Understanding the role deductibles play when insuring a car or a home is an important part of getting the most out of your insurance policy. A deductible is basically the amount “deducted” from an insured loss. Deductibles have been an essential part of the insurance contract for many years and represent a sharing of the …

KEROSENE HEATER SAFETY

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2016 @ 9:46 pm

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If you use a kerosene heater in your home or place of business, you should take precautions against a number of serious hazards. These dangers include: Fire or explosion. Fire could be caused by operating the heater too close to furniture, draperies or other combustibles, by knocking over a lighted heater, or by accidentally igniting …

PREVENT KITCHEN FIRES THIS THANKSGIVING

Posted on: Monday, November 21st, 2016 @ 5:40 pm

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Did you know that home cooking fires happen most often on Thanksgiving?  Cooking is the main cause of home fires and fire injuries.  Here are a few steps you can take to keep your family safe and prevent cooking fires. Stand by your pan: If you leave the kitchen, turn the burner off. Watch what you are cooking: …

WEATHERIZATION TIPS TO SAVE ENERGY

Posted on: Monday, November 21st, 2016 @ 3:03 pm

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Weatherizing your home can prevent warm air from leaking out of your home in the winter, saving you both energy and money.  Every home has some common areas that can cause air leaks.  Here is a list of the common areas you can focus on when weatherizing your home (showing the Air Infiltration percentage): Floors, Walls, …

HOLLY BOGGS RECEIVES AGENT OF THE YEAR AWARD

Posted on: Friday, November 18th, 2016 @ 7:11 pm

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The Independent Insurance Agents of West Virginia (IIAWV) recently announced that Holly D. Boggs of Ed DeLong Insurance Marketplace in White Sulphur Springs was presented the “Earle S. Dillard Agent of the Year” award at the association’s annual convention held at The Greenbrier in October. “The Earle S. Dillard award is presented annually to those …