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CEO Message
// September 3, 2020

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This year has presented many challenges that affect how we work, socialize and take care of ourselves. With regard to breast cancer care, COVID-19 has impacted patients tremendously; many feel more isolated and fearful and have worsened anxiety levels. The pandemic has also prevented individuals from getting routine health checks, such as mammograms. This year,…

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DPSI
// September 3, 2020

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Ransomware continues to be a vexing problem for businesses. Ransomware is a special type of malware designed to encrypt a victim’s computers, where the only hope of restoring their computer systems is by paying a ransom to the hacker. Ransom demands can range from the tens of thousands of dollars up to multi-millions depending on…

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Commercial
// September 3, 2020

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Finding mental, physical and emotional enrichment is key to balancing your overall health, especially during challenging times. Both adults and children seek out specialty trainers, educators and instructors to assist with improving certain skills or even learning new ones. In the current environment, consumers are challenged to adjust to new ways of achieving this goal,…

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Commercial
// September 3, 2020

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Bars and restaurants have been hit hard by social distancing guidelines. According to Yelp, the restaurant industry reflects the highest total business closures, with 26,160 closures in the U.S. — and 60% of these closures being permanent. This industry has also been challenged because limited social gathering protocols continued throughout the summer months, traditionally some…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// September 3, 2020

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Disposable menus, limited seating capacities, deep cleaning procedures and social distancing are not even the tip of the iceberg for many insureds in the hospitality industry. Restaurants and bars are being challenged to revise their business models to continue their operations during the pandemic. Along with the undeniable struggles within the industry is incredible ingenuity:…

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Personal
// September 3, 2020

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Over the past few months, the global pandemic has impacted countless businesses, both big and small, and individuals nationwide. The consumer market has certainly shifted as people everywhere learn to settle into the “new normal”: digital communication, increased remote operations, a preference for online shopping over brick-and-mortar stores, higher demand for hygiene and cleaning products,…

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Professional
// September 3, 2020

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When COVID-19 first hit the U.S. in March, both for-profit and nonprofit organizations were scrambling to navigate their new normal. Shutdowns, a loss of volunteers and a decrease in charitable donations created a bleak future for many nonprofits — especially small, less sophisticated operations. Now, nearly six months into the global pandemic, nonprofits are utilizing…

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Nonprofit
// September 3, 2020

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COVID-19 has forced individuals and businesses to adapt to unfamiliar routines on what has felt like a daily basis. Nonprofit organizations, like most other businesses, entered 2020 with plans to maintain and expand their operations. Any proper business model would be prepared for minor losses, but no one could have predicted the nation’s shutdown. While…

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DPSI
// September 3, 2020

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The way we work and vacation in 2020 has changed drastically. With most people currently working from home instead of an office, many have realized that “home” can be anywhere. Additionally, current social distancing guidelines have vacationers shying away from crowded cruises and hotels and opting for more private getaway lodging. This combination has made…

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Services
// September 3, 2020

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On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, and on March 13, 2020, our government declared a national state of emergency. These two dates forever changed how most of us work and live in 2020. Gone are the days of driving into the office, being in public without a mask…

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