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Joshua D. Crowder, AAI-M

About Joshua D. Crowder, AAI-M

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Community Partnerships: Blessing or Liability?

For many non-profits, forming community partnership relationships with other like-minded non-profits can be extremely beneficial to their operation. The benefits of collaboration are almost innumerable, including: The ability to offer a broader scope of specialized services. Low or no additional overhead costs. Both entities can gain access to each other’s...

Working or Volunteering with Children?

If you work or volunteer with children it is important to know how to properly protect your organization against potential threats. Abuse and Molestation Coverage protects your organization from the unthinkable act of a defenseless, dependent child being abused or molested. The Merriam Insurance Agency addresses abuse in two parts,...

You may have a lawsuit on the horizon . . .

Did you know you could be sued for seemingly innocuous actions? Things such as: the “wrongful imprisonment” of the neighborhood kid you caught lurking in your backyard and suspected him of burglary. In good conscience, you kept him there until the police arrived, but they determined he really was just...

Going the Extra Mile

The early snowfall in Western New York this past winter caught national attention when the Buffalo Bills had to play a “home” game in Detroit, because there was too much snow to get to the stadium. This is a rare problem for people in that part of the state. They...