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    Traveling Safety

    Do you have your bags packed for an upcoming trip? Summertime often means vacations and travel away from home. To prevent burglars from snooping around your home while you are gone, follow these tips: 🏘 Notify dependable neighbors so they can keep watch 🌿 Arrange to have your lawn mowed ✉️ Stop newspaper/mail delivery or arrange someone to pick up daily 🗑 Have someone take the trash out on the regular pick up day 💡 Use automatic timers to turn lights and radio on and off at various times

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    Welcome Erin!

    Meet Erin! She is our newest employee at LCFM, she will be working as a Customer Service Representative and Processor as well as training to be an Underwriter. Erin is originally from Springfield, MO and has lived in the St. Louis area since 2012. Prior to joining our team, she worked for the legal team that managed flight attendants and pilots for a large regional airline. Erin says, “I am looking forward to learning a new industry, it’s always a little scary starting a new #career but I couldn’t ask for a better team to learn from”. We are so excited to welcome Erin to the office and look forward…

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    Save some $ on Pool Chemicals

    There’s no denying that pool chemicals can be expensive to purchase! Did you know that you can use a common household product to save you some extra dough? Most pool stores suggest using sodium bicarbonate to control the alkalinity of a pool without drastically reducing the PH levels. They will try to sell overpriced solutions in order to get the job done. As it turns out, regular baking soda does the same job as sodium bicarbonate for only a fraction of the price! If you’re worried that using baking soda will mean doing a lot of complicated mathematical conversions, don’t be. Baking soda has the same concentration of sodium bicarbonate…

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    Welcome McKenna!

    Meet McKenna! She will be working with the Lincoln County Mutual Insurance Agency as a Customer Service Representative. McKenna grew up in Orchard Farm, MO. She graduated from Mizzou in 2019 with a degree in Agricultural Systems Management. She became interested in the insurance industry after she graduated from college and learned the opportunities that she had to connect her agricultural background with the insurance industry. We are so excited to welcome McKenna to the office and look forward to growing with her as a team member!

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    Yard Fertilization

    #TipTuesday When it comes to yard maintenance, people tend to overapply fertilizer to shady areas because the grass is struggling. But that just kills it faster! A lawn in full sun vs. a shaded lawn have different water & fertilizer needs Grass in the shady areas need less water & fertilizer because there is less evaporation and less sun. When spreading your fertilizer, shift the controls on the spreader so you’re spreading at least half the amount when in the shady areas.

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    We’re Hiring! Office Assistant

    Office Assistant LCM Insurance Agency is seeking an Office Assistant with the ability to multi-task while providing support is essential to this position. Ideally, but not necessary, the candidate for this position would have a background in insurance and/or P&C licensed OR interested in pursuing a license. Duties and Responsibilities Completing assigned daily tasks, ensuring that deadlines are met, and work is completed correctly. Respond to questions and requests for information Answer incoming calls and assume other duties when needed Filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, typing letters, typical office duties Scheduling appointments Run work-related errands Qualifications and Skills Proficient computer and internet skills Excellent organizational skills Detail oriented and works well…

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    Firework Safety

    If part of your Independence Day celebration includes fireworks, it’s important to be educated on firework safety. Roughly 10,00 people are injured annually from fireworks, with a high rate of those injuries being on children. Even sparklers, which seem pretty harmless, reach 1800 degrees Fahrenheit! This temperature is hot enough to melt gold! Here are some tips to help out:  Light fireworks outdoors in a clear area Always keep a bucket of water nearby NEVER try to relight or handle fireworks that don’t light (“duds”) Do not allow younger children to play with or light fireworks As soon as a firework is lit, immediately get away from the launch area…