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Archive for February 2018

New Requirements for Churches Engaged in Youth Sports

In the wake of several high-profile cases of sexual abuse and misconduct by adults in positions of authority, President Trump signed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 into law last week. The new law includes requirements for prevention training, prevention policies, as well as mandatory reporting. A…

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I Don’t Want To Be Your Insurance Agent

Remember the old curmudgeon coach from Vince Vaughn’s cult classic, Dodgeball? Ah, yes; Patches O’Houlihan. As he inspired his underdog team, he constantly reminded them of the five “D’s” of dodgeball — dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge.” It seems that old adage crosses industry lines.  “Hi, I’m an insurance agent.” Immediately, they dodge,…

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Clients Dominate 2018 Chamber Small Business Awards

American Insurance Group Clients Dominate 2018 Chamber Small Business Awards CHATTANOOGA – The 2018 Chattanooga Area Chamber Small Business Awards were announced on February 13, 2018, and The American Insurance Group’s clientele were extremely well-represented. In fact, of the 12 companies nominated as finalists, two of the Agency’s clients were finalists in their respective category,…

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Chattanooga on Lonely Planet’s “Best In The U.S.”

 We placed #3 on Lonely Planet’s “Best in The U.S.” 3. Chattanooga, Tennessee Once little more than a pit stop between Atlanta and Nashville, the nature-centric ‘Noog has transformed itself into a bastion of elevated Southern living. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Chattanooga for some of the best rock climbing in the country, myriad hiking and mountain…

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Flood Insurance: Reauthorization

President Trump signed legislation to extend funding for the National Flood Insurance Program through March 23rd, 2018. Full details provide by FEMA. “Congress must periodically renew the NFIP’s statutory authority to operate. On February 9, 2018, the President signed legislation passed by both houses of Congress that extends the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) authorization…

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