When is it Time for a Policy Review?

By Angela Fortune / June 28, 2020 / Comments Off on When is it Time for a Policy Review?

June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day, established as a day every year to pause and review your commercial insurance policy.  Every commercial insurance policy is reviewed at renewal time. But, when are some other times you will want us to provide a review of your organization’s property and general liability policies? Ask the following…

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Prepare and Protect Your Church in a Hurricane

By Angela Fortune / June 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Prepare and Protect Your Church in a Hurricane

Learn 3 ways to prepare and protect your Florida church in a tropical storm or hurricane.

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Prepare to reopen the church after COVID-19

By Angela Fortune / April 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Prepare to reopen the church after COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced major changes in the ways churches interact. We all agree that some new ways will remain even after the pandemic and that the church community is eager to reunite on campuses nationwide. Prepare to reopen the church after COVID-19 with a thorough assessment of sanitation, sound and security. You want your church…

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Richard Hammar Video: 4 Issues Facing Church Leaders with Coronavirus.

By Angela Fortune / March 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Richard Hammar Video: 4 Issues Facing Church Leaders with Coronavirus.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, churches nationwide have many questions. Church Law and Tax put together this informative video hosted by Richard Hammar. Access the video by clicking the link below. https://www.churchlawandtax.com/web/2020/march/four-issues-church-leaders-should-note-about-unfolding-coro.html?jwsource=cl

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Are you considering EIFS in a new building or addition? Let us help you save thousands of dollars in insurance for your church, school or nonprofit.

By Angela Fortune / February 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Are you considering EIFS in a new building or addition? Let us help you save thousands of dollars in insurance for your church, school or nonprofit.

If you are considering new construction at your church, school or nonprofit, then you are likely exploring EIFS. EIFS is a common construction material here in Northwest Florida because of its affordability. In church insurance, EIFS costs thousands of dollars in extra premiums and claims every year.  As a property owner, it’s important for you…

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Understanding Concealed Carry Guidelines: 2020 Update

By Angela Fortune / February 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Understanding Concealed Carry Guidelines: 2020 Update

While we’ve covered concealed carry in churches in past blogs, current events call for an update. Our goal is to stay on top of the latest education and resources to bring you the same. Our partnership with carriers like GuideOne Insurance gives us access to many tools. Likewise, GuideOne Insurance provides these directly to clients,…

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Is Your Online Community Growing? Here are Some Online Security Tips for 2020

By Angela Fortune / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Is Your Online Community Growing? Here are Some Online Security Tips for 2020

Many churches are looking to bring their physical and online communities together. Building a strong online presence is a true church growth strategy with church apps, social media platforms and giving tools being just a few of the ways churches are getting it done.  Here are some tips on church internet security for 2020 from…

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What are the Top Internet Security Threats for Churches in 2020?

By Angela Fortune / January 21, 2020 / Comments Off on What are the Top Internet Security Threats for Churches in 2020?

With 2020 upon us there is no doubt that your church has many exciting goals in mind. Is a brush-up on “cyber security” on this list? Probably not, and we understand that. At Beacon Insurance Agency, we know firsthand how busy church leaders are. It is also daunting to make sense of all the new information…

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Church Fires in Northwest Florida

Church Fires in Northwest Florida

By Angela Fortune / November 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Church Fires in Northwest Florida

Beacon Insurance has provided education on fire prevention in churches in past blogs. But what are some first things you should do in case of a church fire? Lightning and an increase in seasonal bonfires, candles and the like all make churches more vulnerable to fires. In fact, one of our very own churches here…

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Covering your Church before you need wind and storm insurance

By Angela Fortune / August 23, 2019 / Comments Off on Covering your Church before you need wind and storm insurance

Within a church’s package policy, adequate storm insurance is one of the most important details. Here along the Florida Gulf Coast, church storm insurance is at the top of minds of church administrators as hurricane season approaches. What are the proactive steps to take to protect your church against wind and storm damage? If your…

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