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Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Safety Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The National Safety Council advises everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by professionals, and not to use any fireworks at home. They may be legal but they are…

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Architect I.M. Pei Died at 102

The Masterful Modernism of I.M. Pei Spencer Bailey,Alex Scimecca May 19, 2019 I.M. Pei, who died last week in his Manhattan home at age 102, was among the most celebrated architects of the last century, widely praised for his high-profile…

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Earth Day 2019

Earth Day is here – let’s celebrate! “The Earth is what we all have in common.” Recycle – Clean Air – Fight Pollution – Sustainability – Environment – Wildlife – Conservation – Climate – Natural Resources – Ozone Earth Day…

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Winter Weather Safety

Winter Weather Safety As another winter storm approaches here in Michigan, let’s take a minute to freshen up on a few reminders about being safety through it all.  Understand that a ‘wintry mix’ will be different from city to city,…

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Architecture Scholarships

Architecture Scholarships (taken from the architectsfoundation.org website) You’ve got big plans for your future. A scholarship from the Architects Foundation can help you reach them. Every year, the foundation awards thousands of dollars in architecture scholarships to high school students;…

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New Year’s Checklist

New Year’s Checklist Happy New Year! Now is a popular time of the year to declare resolutions, plan vacations or try something new.  Some of us decide we’re going to eat better and spend more time exercising.  We vow to…

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Adopt-A-Family for Christmas!

Adopt-A-Family for Christmas! Professional Underwriters has partnered with Novi Goodfellows, Oak Pointe Church and Novi Youth Assistance to participate in their Adopt-a-Family program.  We’ve been proudly donating new toys, clothes and household items to less fortunate families since 2009.  Not only does…

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Halloween Safety Checklist

HALLOWEEN SAFETY CHECKLIST Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns. Here’s a scary statistic:…

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Spring Office Maintenance

SPRING OFFICE MAINTENANCE The milder days of spring are a perfect time to do a thorough spring cleaning and perform building maintenance. After a long winter, it is a good idea to spend time on preventive measures to help maintain…

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Vacation Safety Tips

Vacation Safety Tips! Vacations are a time to relax and have fun, but travel can quickly unravel due to unforeseen disruptions; including travel delays, medical emergencies, and crisis situations. There are ways to prepare and prevent any interruption while on…

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Insurance for Cryptocurrency

  Insurance for Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, etc.,  may be the waive of the future as more and more companies are beginning to accept the products as legitimate currency. Along with this wide acceptance comes the potential for risk…

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Giving Back at the Holidays

GIVING BACK! Professional Underwriters has partnered with Novi Goodfellows, Oak Pointe Church and Novi Youth Assistance to participate in their Adopt-a-Family program.  We’ve been proudly donating new toys, clothes and household items to needy families since 2009.  Not only does it put…

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a/e ProNet Adds Associate Members

    a/e ProNet Adds Associate Members Effective immediately, a/e ProNet’s members rolls will include Associate Members: invited attorneys who specialize in serving design professionals. Associate Member information: An Associate Member must be an attorney who specializes in providing services to design…

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Thanksgiving Day Claims

Thanksgiving Day Claims Did you know that cooking-related home insurance claims more than double on Thanksgiving Day?  Well – you do now!  It’s makes complete sense with all the cooking, baking and frying done to prepare the grand feast for this…

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Social Engineering

Social Engineering – What is this new phrase you have been hearing about?  Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. This is becoming very common and more…

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Fireworks

Fireworks Summer is upon us!   We welcome the warm weather to help celebrate our traditions of BBQ’s, parades and fireworks. With Independence Day right around the corner it’s a great time to remind ourselves of the danger of fireworks….

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a/e ProNet AIA Scholarship Winners

a/e ProNet AIA Scholarship Winners Professional Underwriters, Inc. is a proud member of a select group of specialty agents that form the organization of ae ProNet. We pride ourselves on being the pinnacle agencies of the Design Professionals world. We…

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Memorial Day Trivia

Memorial Day Trivia 1.  What war was first associated with Memorial Day? A.  WWI B. Civil War C. Vietnam War 2.  What year was General Order No. 11 set aside to honor what became known as Memorial Day? A. 1768…

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Easter Egg WARNING!

Easter Egg WARNING! Did you know?  Hard boiled eggs left out at room temperature longer than 2 hours should not be eaten – YIKES!  My whole life we’d color eggs Easter morning then proudly display them as an edible decoration…

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Drone Insurance

Have you thought about, or already began, using drones in your day to day business? If so, you are going to want to look into aviation liability insurance.   The most important stipulation for getting good drone insurance is that…

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Protected Bicycle Lanes

Protected Bicycle Lanes Protected bicycle lanes have been popping up everywhere!  And this Thursday, 9/22 you can weigh in on the discussion for the proposed protected bicycle lanes along Michigan Avenue in Detroit.  Bicycling to work, to school, to the store…

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Spring Weather

Does the spring weather have you guessing as to what you are going to do this weekend?  Is it going to be 2-24 inches of snow or just rain?  You got to love our Colorado Spring weather it always keeps…

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Giving Back at the Holidays

GIVING BACK! Professional Underwriters has partnered with the Lighthouse of Oakland County to participate in their Holiday Adopt a Family Program.  We’ve been proudly donating new toys, clothes and household items to needy families since 2009.  Not only does it…

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