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MS Walk and BBQ 2021

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The Insurance Store (TIS) is proud to host our annual MS Walk and company BBQ.  Multiple Sclerosis currently affects nearly 1 million Americans.  The founders of TIS, Norven and Cheryl Storrs, were personally affected by MS, when one of their daughters, Tina Monson, was diagnosed with the disease. Additionally, our staff member Tyler Connolly has been directed impacted by this …

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TIS Management Retreat: Team Building Activities

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Last month we had a Management Retreat filled with team-building activities that would cause our team to step outside of their comfort zones and stretch their capabilities beyond their imaginations.  We started at Trapeze High located in Escondido, California.  It is San Diego County’s ONLY Flying Trapeze school.  We asked our management team to give us some feedback as to …

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Royal Family Kids Temecula Surprise Birthday Party

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Our charity spotlight for June is Royal Family Kids Temecula. Royal Family Kids (now formally known as “For the Children”), exists to confront abuse and change the lives of children in the foster care system.  For the Children is promoting physical, emotional, and spiritual healing for child victims of neglect, abuse, and abandonment through intervention programs, education, and advocacy.  Their …

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Client of the Month: Nixxit LLC

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Nixxit is a locally owned and operated full-service junk removal company that serves the Bay Area. As a small business that has its roots in Alameda & Contra Costa counties, Nixxit truly cares about making a difference locally as this is where the Nixxit team grew up, where they currently live, and where their business continues to grow. Owner and …

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Staff Spotlight: Tera Urban

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It is not often that someone is lucky enough to have a friendship that can span multiple generations. Maybe growing up in Kennewick, WA, what felt like a small town, made this possible for Tera Urban. It was here that three generations of her family attended the same high school. It was here that her parents befriended Chelsey Brock’s parents, …

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The Magic Yarn Project 2021

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The Magic Yarn Project is a favorite here at The Insurance Store. The thought of bringing light into a child’s eyes who is suffering with cancer warms our hearts. As a team, we crocheted beanies, measured and cut yarn, crocheted long strands of yarn to the beanies, braided yarn hair, and finally finished up by gluing flowers down the yarn …

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Staff Spotlight: Aman Sangha

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Faridabad, India is considered a small city in India with only 4.2 million people. This is where our very own Aman Sangha grew up. It was in these neighborhoods that he and his friends would play cricket for hours. The rule was that if you were the one who hits the ball into a neighbor’s yard, or heaven forbid into …

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March 2021 Service Project: EQUU8

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EQUU8 is a therapeutic horsemanship program located locally here in Murrieta, CA. Their therapeutic riding program provides equine assisted therapies to children and adults with special needs, which include but are not limited to autism, ADHD, PTSD, Cerebral Palsy, hearing impairments, and visual impairments. As a company, TIS was able to volunteer at their Murrieta location, cleaning stalls, grooming horses, …

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Client of the Month: 3:16 Trucking

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You might think that the trucking company name 3:16 comes from the biblical verse in John; however, a true WWE fan will know that this name comes from a very famous speech from back in 1996 at King of the Ring. This is when Stone Cold Austin mimicked Jake Roberts and called himself Austin 3:16. This was a day that …

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Staff Spotlight: Alex Traconis

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Growing up as the self-proclaimed troublemaker or black sheep of the family is no easy task. It could be said that having two older brothers who hang you up on a doorknob by your underwear could cause that! Although Alex proclaims that he was the family troublemaker, we have a hard time believing that here at TIS. Alex was born …

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Staff Spotlight: Kelli Clerisse

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Picnics on the beach, year-round outdoor sports, skiing in the Big Bear Mountains, being a SoCal native is not for the faint of heart! Coming to TIS in late 2020, Kelli Clerisse has proven to be one of SoCal’s best. She grew up in Corona, CA with some of her favorite times spent at Newport Beach before it became so …

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Staff Spotlight: Ashley Rosemore

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As a child, Ashley could be found outside her home in City Heights with friends playing Double Dutch, kickball, or stepping. Being the third of four children has brought a lot of fun and laughter into her life. She remembers being told to go to bed countless times as a child, only to get busted by her mom for staying …

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Charity Event: Urban Angels

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Volunteering at Urban Angels is one of our staff’s favorite opportunities to volunteer all year. Although this year looked a little different than in years past, there was still a wonderful time had by all. Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, we were not able to serve the meal directly to the residents; instead, we were able to make and plate …

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Staff Spotlight: Lorraine Davenport

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Being a San Diego native can be hard work. Knowing the best Mexican restaurants to go to or deciding which beach to hang out at can be tiring, and it is definitely not for the weary! Lorraine Davenport has perfected these skills, as she was born and raised in SD. One of her favorite things to do as a child …

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Charity Event: 2020 MS Walk for a Cure

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What is MS, and why is it important to TIS? MS or Multiple Sclerosis is an unpredictable disease that disrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body. MS is not a kind disease, and it affects each person differently. People battling MS can face issues at both the physical and cognitive levels, but with that, each person’s …