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Be Prepared: Fourth of July!

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As many of us prepare to celebrate July 4th, barbecues, swimming and fireworks are likely highlights! But while Independence Day celebrations can provide great summer memories, they can also be the most dangerous. Accidents can and do happen. So as the fun-filled weekend approaches, make sure you’re prepared for some of the risks associated with the holiday. Here are a few tips from our friends at Insurance Information Institute: July 4th is a popular vacation…

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Life Science Cares

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On May 16, several OneBeacon Technology teammates started their morning by attending the Life Science Cares Impact Breakfast in Cambridge, Mass. The fundraiser celebrated the industry’s commitment to end poverty in the greater Boston area. By combining the industry’s human and financial resources, Life Science Cares works hard to fight poverty in the local community. Representing our team were several of our East Region’s staff pictured below, along with OneBeacon Technology President Mary Fisk-Bieker. The group was…

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Cornhole for a Cause

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Who doesn’t love a little friendly competition, especially when the games are easy and the cause is worthy. That’s exactly what motivated our southern California OneBeacon Technology colleagues on Tuesday, May 9, who formed four teams to compete at the third annual Bolton “Throw Down” charitable event. Bolton & Company is a key partner and their Foundation organized and hosted this industry-wide cornhole fundraiser at the historic Rose Bowl. All in, there were 120 teams and…

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Stroll and Roll

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Most of us are curious about movie-making, so an opportunity to take a “behind the scenes” walk through a major film studio sounds exciting! Recently, several members of our southern California team were able to participate in such an experience, while raising money for a wonderful cause. The annual “Stroll and Roll” fundraiser benefiting Ability First took participants on a great walk through the hills and back lots of Universal Studios. Representing team OneBeacon Technology were…

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OneBeacon College Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching!

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OneBeacon is once again awarding college scholarships for the upcoming academic year funded through our Charitable Trust. Eligibility for eight of these $2,000 awards is exclusively available to the agencies, brokers and wholesalers doing business with OneBeacon. As a reminder, applications should be completed online  by April 15. Final decisions will be announced in early June. The program is administered by Scholarship Management Services so please refer any questions to them at 507.931.1682. On behalf of everyone…

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Meet our Team!

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At OneBeacon Technology, we believe in doing business person-to-person. We’ll occasionally use this blog to introduce some of our front-line team. Today, we invite you to listen to our Central Region’s Underwriting Manager Chris Moede describe what we mean by specialty. For additional information about our specialized technology products and services, visit our website.

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Inspiring Youth

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Happy New Year! We’re happy to share one more photo of our holiday giving efforts, this time featuring our southern California team. Our colleagues decided to allocate their donation to Create Inspiring Youth for a Better Tomorrow. This nonprofit is based in Orange, California and serves local homeless and at-risk youth through educational opportunities and essential services. They specifically focus on the Skyview School – a local K-8 school whose primarily homeless students are desperately…

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A Season for Giving

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In recent weeks, our team has joined in OneBeacon’s overall holiday spirit by giving back to local nonprofits. Through donations funded by the OneBeacon Charitable Trust as well as local collections for toys, food and more, it’s been a season for giving. Our Phoenix-based underwriter Denise Oppelt was happy to personally deliver our donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank. We were grateful to learn that our gift will provide nearly 9,000 meals for those struggling with…

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The Young and the Restless: Captivate them with Insurance Careers

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Fact 1: roughly 400,000 insurance industry jobs will need to be filled by the year 2020. Fact 2: fewer young professionals are considering careers in insurance. Fact 3: you can help make a difference.  Help inspire young talent to join our workforce by joining the industry-wide campaign that promotes how careers in insurance are a winning trifecta: stable, limitless and rewarding. One simple way to help promote our industry is to share your stories using…

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