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April 2, 2013

2012 Underwriting Agency of the Year

UNICO named 2012 Underwriting Agency of the Year UNICO Group Inc was named the Underwriting Agency of the Year for 2012 by the Great Lakes Region of United Fire Group, Inc. “UNICO represents the client service and industry professionalism we seek when looking for an independent agency serving our clients. This recognition provides support for the way they do business,” indicated Matt Hergenrader, regional representative of United Fire. “This award is a welcome honor for our agency. We are proud to be recognized by our business partners.” stated Scott Nelson, president of UNICO. Nelson continued, “We would like to thank all employees for their great team effort in providing the superior service to clients that makes us stand out among competitors. Working hard on a […]
April 2, 2013

Fatal Distractions While Driving

UNICO is partnering with Allied Insurance to put on a “Fatal Distractions While Driving” event on April 19, 2013. This will be held in the Papillion LaVista North parking lot at 10:00am with an assembly that will follow in the theater. This is a mock-live car crash caused by distracted driving. This event is very impactful and may be very emotional.  We plan this event to fall on the Friday before PROM and around graduation in hoping to impact the students to this realistic and devastating event. They will actually witness all the family and people affected by this preventable distraction. We hope to have another year without any bad events. We sincerely hope you can join us in this powerful statement to our children […]
April 2, 2013

IPOL to Host Annual Youth Award Banquet

Insurance Professionals of Lincoln, Inc. will continue their tradition of honoring a grade school, middle school and high school student at their annual Youth Award Banquet in May.  The nomination forms have been dispersed by Lincoln school counselors, and all nominated students exhibit excellent leadership skills and contribute to the community in a positive manner, whether it is through volunteering, community projects, or participation in local community organization.  Additionally, they display high moral charter and demonstrate traits of perseverance, integrity and commitment to serve other.  IPOL, Inc. will also provide a $500 scholarship to a high school graduate this May who is enrolled or planning to enroll at a university or community college and pursuing an education in a business field. Read the rest of […]
March 13, 2013

Upcoming IPOL Annual Youth Award Banquet

Insurance Professionals of Lincoln, Inc. to Host Annual Youth Award Banquet Insurance Professionals of Lincoln, Inc. will continue their tradition of honoring a grade school, middle school and high school student at their annual Youth Award Banquet in May.  The nomination forms have been dispersed by Lincoln school counselors, and all nominated students exhibit excellent leadership skills and contribute to the community in a positive manner, whether it is through volunteering, community projects, or participation in local community organization.  Additionally, they display high moral charter and demonstrate traits of perseverance, integrity and commitment to serve other.  IPOL, Inc. will also provide a $500 scholarship to a high school graduate this May who is enrolled or planning to enroll at a university or community college and […]
March 12, 2013

The ACA Penalty

We have seen countless articles on the subject of what employers will face in the way of penalties if they don’t follow the new federal mandates for health care reform. The following article is a summary of the best articles we have found from industry sources. Health care reform known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes into effect Jan. 1, 2014. If you are an employer with 50 or more employees, the ACA requires “shared responsibility” for affordable health insurance coverage and imposes a tax penalty if the requirement is not met. Small businesses with less than 50 FTEs will be exempt from the employer coverage “mandate”. For employers of less than 50 FTE then the rules are much simpler and they may be […]