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Vicki Soto 5K Post-Race Photos

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The Vicki Soto 5k was Nov. 4th.  It was a lot of fun…and we helped them raise money for a good cause.  Here are some photos to share with you!

 

Join us at the Vicki Soto Memorial Scholarship 5k !!

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Let’s go!

Join Denise and Kyle and about 3000 others at the Vicki Soto 5k, Saturday, November 4, 2017, in Stratford.

Please join us this year for The 5th Annual Vicki Soto 5k on Saturday, November 4, 2017! This family friendly walk/run takes place through the picturesque Lordship section of Stratford, Connecticut, Vicki’s hometown and is fun for the entire family! From the kid’s fun run and activities tent – which features face painters, balloon twisters, artists and more – to our food and beer tents following the race, you won’t want to miss this incredible day!!

Look for the Dougherty Insurance team!

More info available at www.vickisoto5k.com.

 

Oktoberfest!

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Our non-profit neighbors at Pyramid Shrine Temple are hosting an Oktoberfest this Saturday!

Good beer, good food, good people, good cause.  Contact the Temple directly at 203-876-2811 to RSVP and make payment or contact us and we’ll handle it for you.  Need to RSVP by Wednesday so we know how much food to get.   2428 Main St., Stratford.  You can park in front of our office.

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Stratford Center School Forum Tonight and Thurs., Sept. 26 and 28

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The future use of the former Center School in Stratford is up to you!

If you’re interested in having your suggestion heard there is a public forum tonight from 6:30 to 8 at Mill River C.C. at 4567 Main St., Stratford and another one on Thursday, Sept. 28th, same times, at Birdseye Center, 468 Birdseye St., Stratford.

We’re interested because this property is in Stratford Center right near our office. We look at it every day.

Join Kyle Dougherty and the Transit Oriented District Sub-Committee to join in the discussion abut the future potential of this property.

 

Football!

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We’ve got foam footballs imprinted with our agency logo to help get football season underway. “Like” us if you haven’t already and stop by to pick up a Dougherty Insurance foam football – free to customers and future customers who want to get a quote.

Flood Insurance – Now There Are Options

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Private insurers are entering the flood insurance marketplace. That means competition with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which means you may be able to get a lower price for the same coverage!

We’re seeing lower pricing come in on policies that have a premium of $1000 or more annually. And they’re coming in about 15 to 20% lower than NFIP! This is on policies that are in most “A” zones (high-risk) and even “V” zones (subject to potential flooding by wave action; i.e., shorefront). Commercial properties, too!

If Hurricane Harvey didn’t get you thinking about flood insurance maybe saving a few bucks will.

Grab your current policy and call us. We’ll see if you might be in line to save some significant $ at your next renewal!

Got Flood? Hurricane Harvey should have you thinking.

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Lives, homes and businesses have been destroyed by the thousands by Hurricane Harvey. And even more tragic is that it is not over. Get Flood Insurance.  At least find out how much it would cost you.

The best way to fight a disaster is to be prepared for one.  Call us.  Now.
203-377-4394.

 

Auto Insurance in CT Minimum Limits to Increase

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The state mandatory liability limits for personal auto policies will increase as of Jan. 1, 2018, after Gov. Dannel Malloy signed Public Act 17-114. The current state minimum limits are $20,000 for injury or death of one person;$40,000 for damages by reason of bodily injury or death per accident; and $10,000 for property damage. Beginning Jan. 1, all automobile liability insurance policies delivered, issued for delivery, renewed, amended or endorsed in Connecticut must have at least $25,000, $50,000 and $25,000 respectively. Uninsured/underinsured minimum limits also will increase to match the new 25/50 limits.

Go here to view the bulletin issued by the CT Insurance Department earlier this month.

We urge you to consider higher limits than the state minimums.  Call us now at 203-377-4394 to get pricing or more info on this!

 

Phone Scam – Fake Dept. of Insurance call

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On August 10th, CT Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katharine L. Wade released a warning advising consumers to be aware of an individual posing as a Connecticut Insurance Department employee and calling residents to ask for their insurance information.

You make be getting contacted by your insurance company by email to make you aware of this.

Call us if you have any questions!

For more information about the incident, please visit the CID website .

Happy Hour! Join us!

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Join us this Thursday, Aug. 10th at Stone’s Throw riverside in Seymour (337 Roosevelt Dr., Seymour www.stonesthrowct.com) for a Dougherty Insurance happy hour. (rsvp appreciated)

We’d love to get to know you a little better in a “non-business” setting. I can’t promise we won’t talk insurance, but we’ll try.

We know…it’s a little out of the way. If you can’t make this one make sure you join us next time!

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