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1/2/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

AssuredPartners acquires Evans Insurance Agency Inc.

BATH — AssuredPartners Inc., through its Dawson Cos. platform, has acquired Evans Insurance Agency Inc.

The agency specializes in business insurance, including Workers’ Compensation, liability and group employee benefit plans; personal insurance, including home, automobile and renters’ insurance; and life and health services, including life insurance, long-term care and estate planning.

Evans Insurance Agency was founded in 1876 and reports approximately $2 million in revenue.

“Our culture of client service and advocacy drives our business decisions. As part of Dawson Cos. and AssuredPartners, we join a network of talented agencies that offer many new insurance options for our clients,” said Steve Shechter, president of Evans Insurance Agency. “We are excited to get to know our Dawson Cos. colleagues and continue to provide the trusted services our clients expect.”

“The Evans Insurance Agency shares our mission of putting clients first. Our common goal of superior service will make the transition process seamless for both Evans Insurance Agency employees and customers,” said Mike Sherman, CEO of the Dawson Cos. “We look forward to working with the Evans Insurance Agency team.”

As part of the acquisition, 18 Evans Insurance Agency employees will join Dawson Cos. The agency will continue to operate in its Akron-area and Dover locations.

For additoinal information about Evans Insurance Agency Inc., visit www.evansagency.com.

 

Greater Akron Chamber plans 2014 travel

GREATER AKRON — The Greater Akron Chamber is offering its members and the entire community new travel destinations for 2014.

The Canyon Country trip will take place in Arizona, Utah and Nevada June 12-20. This program includes round-trip airfare from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, with highlights that include Scottsdale, Oak Creek Canyon, Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Las Vegas and more.

Book by Jan. 12 to save $100. The regular price is $3,379 for a single, $2,729 for a double and $2,699 for a triple.

The trip to Tuscany and the Italian Riviera will be Nov. 3-10. The program will include several unique culinary experiences, according to chamber officials. The excursion includes round-trip airfare from Cleveland, with highlights that include a Tuscan estate, Tuscan winery, Florence, Uffizi Gallery, Siena, Monteriggioni, Lucca, Pisa, the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre, Portofino and more.

Book by April 28 and save $250. The regular cost is $3,749 for a single, $3,449 for a double and $3,419 for a triple.

For more information, contact Maria Edwards at AAA Travel Agency at 330-762-0631 or medwards@akron.aaa.com.

 

Stephanie Kist contributed to these reports.

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