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|

Your Guide to Working with Vendors

Working with vendors can be extremely beneficial to your Post. Specialized vendors that handle your Post’s food and beverage, alcohol, cleaning or technical needs can be a big help, boosting efficiency while saving on costs.

But working with vendors also presents some challenges. Partnering with a vendor can expose your Post to added risk, so it’s important to minimize the chance of potential

November 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How to Handle Complaints at the Post

Things often get busy at the Post, making it easy to overlook when a member, volunteer or guest brings up a complaint. Mistakes and misunderstandings happen every day, even when your Post is led by passionate, hard-working people.

While we all would like to minimize our mistakes, how you handle these difficulties is often more important.

A complaint represents a risk to your organization.

November 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How to Screen Volunteers: 8 Tips to Follow When Looking for Volunteers

Volunteers help contribute the skills, manpower and enthusiasm your organization needs to succeed without breaking the bank. But bringing new volunteers into your Post also presents risk, and that’s why all Posts need to screen volunteers.

We would all like the believe volunteers get involved in causes and organizations for the right reasons, but this isn’t always the case. Poor decision-making, dishonesty and

September 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

3 Common Fraternal Claims You Should Avoid

Every insurance claim is different, but some common fraternal claims come up more often than others. For Posts, general liability claims, property damage claims and liquor liability claims come up over and over. Your Post is at a higher risk from these common claims, which is why it’s important to make sure you’re fully covered and take the right steps to minimize

September 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

How to Stay Safe in the Heat

It’s the height of summer, and many people are excited to be spending more time outdoors after COVID-related closures. But along with the fresh air and sunshine there is extreme heat that can be dangerous to your health.

As your Post schedules activities outdoors this summer, take the heat into account. It could mean the difference between a memorable outing and a medical

July 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|