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Staff Spotlight: Rachel Simpson

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It is fitting that we are spotlighting Rachel Simpson in December, as Christmas is her favorite time of year. It reminds her of her father, who passed away from cancer when she was at the tender age of 12. She remembers fondly how at Christmas time her dad would meticulously check every single light on the strand of Christmas lights …

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Military Assistance Mission

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The TIS charity for the month of December is the Military Assistance Mission (MAM). Operation Holiday Giving provides an opportunity to receive gifts for those in the military that are struggling to provide gifts for their children. On May 7, 2005, gold star Michael Adam Marzano was killed by a suicide bomber in Haditha, Iraq where three marines and a …

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Staff Spotlight: Joe Santos

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Fun and laughter are a huge part of what it means to be Joe. His quick wit and huge smile make him fun to be around, and his personality is larger than life. Along with his carefree side, Joe also has a serious side. He deeply cares about the wellbeing of people and previously served as an EMT and as …

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CAPSA – Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse

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CAPSA is a nonprofit organization in Logan, Utah that serves a community of people in the Cache County and Bear Creek areas. CAPSA is a recovery center for individuals and families affected by domestic violence, sexual abuse, and rape. CAPSA’s mission is to provide a “safe, caring, and confidential shelter, advocacy, and support for victims.” They also hope to “reduce …

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2022 MS Walk and BBQ

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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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Staff Spotlight: Olga O’Brien

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Imagine horseback riding along the beach in Dana Point, CA or bodysurfing the raw nature of Salt Creek Beach. This may sound like a dream of a time that has far passed, yet this was the idyllic reality for Olga O’Brien. Olga was one of the lucky ones to have been born and raised in Dana Point, CA. She confesses …

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Staff Spotlight: Bobby Sabeh

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The phrase “start off with a bang” rings truer for Bobby Sabeh than most. Living in Beirut, Lebanon in the 80s was a time of unrest and turmoil during their civil war. It was during this time when his mother had sought refuge in a bomb shelter when she was full-term pregnant with Bobby. She labored in this precarious location …

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Staff Spotlight: Kim Winborg

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Growing up on a dairy farm does not necessarily make you a farm girl. Ironically, growing up on a dairy farm does not even ensure that you will like cows or milk. Our very own Kim Winborg recalls what growing up in Millville, UT on a dairy farm feels like. She remembers her dad milking 40 cows both morning and …

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Client of the Month: 939 Transport Inc

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Manny Rilloraza met his wife Elise, of 41 years, in college and together they had three children. After their children had the opportunity to attend college in the United States, they decided that they absolutely had to follow them. It was just sixteen years ago that they left their home of Baguio City, Philippines to move to the United States. …

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Client of the Month: Black’s Towing

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In 2020, 184 deaths occurred in the USA to a group of individuals who were performing a service for others.  You might think of military, police, fireman, or paramedics, but the statistic is for a group known as tow truck drivers. Drivers typically load vehicles onto the tow truck on the side of the road.  It can be during the …

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December Charity: San Diego Foster Angels

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Christmas lights are everywhere, trees are decorated, and everyone is thinking of ways they can show love for the people they care about. Even with all this Christmas cheer, there are some situations that are not as wonderful this time of the year. Currently, in the United States there are roughly 440,000 …

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Staff Spotlight: Cecilia Geeraths-Moreno

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There is one word to describe the family that Cecilia was fortunate to grew up in – loving. She was blessed to have two parents who devoted their lives to being a great part of hers. Although Cecilia was born and raised in Mesa, AZ, her family has a very rich cultural history. Her dad was born in Indonesia in …

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November Charity: Family-to-Family 

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Thanksgiving is a special time of year. Colder weather, fireplaces, sweaters, baking, turkeys, pumpkin pies, and all the fixings are just a few of our favorite things. It is also a time to reflect on how grateful we are for the blessings of the year and to give back to those who may be struggling during this special time. This …

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Michelle’s Place Charity Event

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In October, The Insurance Store participated in our “Friday, We Wear Pink Events” to support the ongoing effort of those seeking help at Michelle’s Place. As a company, we donated $5 to the foundation for each staff member who participated by wearing pink. Bringing awareness to those struggling with diseases such as breast cancer is a small act of service …

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Staff Spotlight: Ruby Briseño

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San Agustin is a community of rich history and culture. It is home to a rural community of neighbors who all run small businesses and join together as a community to celebrate rich tradition seeded deep in their identity. This is where Ruby Briseño’s father’s family is from and currently resides. It is here that she spent many of her …

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Client of the Month: Classic Family Logistics

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Classic Family Logistics, owned and operated by Adrian Johnson and Lynnia Phillips, is a transportation company that hauls just about anything from cars to general freight. They are based out of Hemet California, but willing to travel anywhere the job requires. Adrian and Lynnia started their business together during the pandemic. They were tired of working for other people and …