A Brief History of Insurance

“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” is a very old saying and, in many ways, it’s still the basis for the modern insurance that helps protect your Post. Insurance began with people seeking to control the dangers they faced by spreading out the risk among larger groups of people and making agreements to help one another in the case of

September 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

All-Weather Grill Safety for Posts

Outdoor grilling is one of the most enjoyable and relaxing parts of summer but getting everyone together for a cookout at the Post is great anytime the weather’s nice. In milder climates, you can safely cook outdoors well into fall or even all year long. If the weather does turn cold, you’ll want to make sure your grill is safely stored so

July 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|

7 Must-Do Summer Events for Your Post

Summer is just a short few months for Posts to hold events outdoors when the weather is nice and families and kids are looking for something fun to do.

Options are nearly endless, but a few fun ideas are so popular that many organizations consider them a must-do. These are the events your members and guests are guaranteed to love. If you’re still

July 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

A Guide to Safely Opening Your Organization

Everyone is ready to get back to normal, and many places already have resumed regular activities. But with the downtime and changes that have happened over the past year, some organizations need to review and update their procedures. If your Post is one of them, these action items may help you take care of the safety of members, guests and volunteers.

This guide

June 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Fireworks Safety and Liability

Summer fireworks events are a lot of fun but can be dangerous. The potential for injury is high, and organizations like your Post can face liability if a member, guest or volunteer is injured, or if property is damaged. Before you decide to include fireworks at your next event, make sure you’re prepared to have a safe, properly permitted and insured event.

What

May 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Top 10 Safety Risks of Outdoor Events

As the weather gets nicer, many Posts will plan outdoor events for members and guests. Everyone enjoys spending time outside, participating in a parade, having a picnic or just enjoying the great outdoors. But for event attendees to enjoy a safe outing, organizers need to spend some time thinking about what might go wrong.

Every event faces safety risks and outdoor events are

April 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Common Pest Infestations and Prevention

Unwanted pests are a common problem for facilities, where insects, rodents and other small animals seek easy access to food, water and shelter. With warmer weather returning, pests may become a problem at the Post.

These pests can be a problem for your Post in more ways than one. Some pests carry diseases which can cause illness to members,

March 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Dram Shop Laws Your Post Needs to Know

If your Post hosts events where alcohol is served, you may face risks that other organizations don’t have to think about through dram shop laws. In some cases, you can be sued for the damages caused by an event attendee who’s had too much to drink.

To protect your Post, it’s important to know what liquor liability laws apply.

February 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Your Top 5 Insurance Questions Answered

Insurance can be a confusing topic. Unlike other purchases you make for the Post, no instruction manual comes in the box. This can make it hard to know how to use your new insurance, when to make changes and what options you have at renewal.

Our customer service team loves hearing from our clients and answering your questions. Some of the most common

January 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

3 Common Liquor Liability Claims and How to Prevent Them

Every claim is unique, but some kinds of claims come up more often than others. That’s the case with many liquor liability claims, which tend to fall into 3 main categories. If your Post hosts events where alcohol is served, you face a higher risk for these liquor liability claims.

Here’s what your Post should know about the 3  common liquor liability claims

December 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|