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Denver Life, September 2021

Five Rules for Grilling Outside Learn tips for grilling safely outdoors.

Modern Restaurant Management, September 2021

National Food Safety Education Month: How to Mitigate Foodborne Illnesses Learn tips for preventing foodborne illnesses this national food safety month.

Georgia Restaurant Association, August 2021

Types of Insurance Your Business Needs Read about what types of insurance is cruicial for a sucessful business and why.

Modern Restaurant Management, August 2021

Common Hazards Associated with Meat Smoking Tips on how to ensure safety for you and your business when smoking meat.

Modern Restaurant Management, August 2021

Wildfire Season: How Restaurants Can Better Protect Themselves Tips on how to ensure safety for your business during wildfire season.

Authority Magazine, July 2021

Rick Parks of Society Insurance: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a C-Suite Executive Read what Rick Parks, CEO of Society Insurance, wishes he would’ve been told before becoming an executive.

On Premise, July 2021

Crime Prevention for Bars and Restaurants Read about preventing crime in your business in the Society Insurances’ featured article in the Wisconsin Tavern Leagues publication, On Premise.

Food Industry News, July 2021

9 Fire Safety Tips For Your Business Learn about how to prevent devastating fires within your business.

Catering, Foodservice, and Events, June 2021

How to Protect your Business from Costly Hail Damage Read about steps to take to prevent hailstorms and other weather disasters from economically ruining your business.

Bar Business Magazine, June 2021

What You Need in Your Bar’s Emergency Plan  Read about what things are important to have in case of emergency in your bar.

Modern Restaurant Magazine, June 2021

Five Steps for Commercial Fryer Safety Learn how to stay safe while using commerical deep fryers.

Bar Business Magazine, June 2021

4 Types of Business Insurance Your Bar Shouldn’t Go Without Read about 4 types of insurance that are very important for a business and what they can do for your bar.

Georgia Restaurant Association, June 2021

Summer Safety Tips To Stay Protected Tips on how to keep you, your employees, and your business protected during summer months.

Mile High CRE, June 2021

As an Employer, What Are You Doing This Employee Wellness Month? Learn about the importance of employee wellness and tips on how to create a well balanced workplace.

PMQ Pizza Magazine, May 2021

How to Mitigate Your Risk With In-House and Third-Party Pizza Delivery Tips on how to mitigate risk with delivery drivers.

Modern Restaurant Association, May 2021

Preventing Restaurant Employee Burnout. Read about how you can avoid restaurant employee burnout.

Rough Notes Company, April 2021

Restaurants and Bars Find Their Footing. Learn how the industry is bouncing back from the past year.

MN Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Association, April 2021

How Your Company Can Benefit from Having a Company Blog. Read about 4 benefits that a company blog can bring to your company.

Pizza Marketplace, April 2021

7 Non-Negotiable Items for your Restaurant’s Sexual Harassment Policy. By Krista Arnhoelter, Society Insurance Human Resources Manager. 7 tips to help improve your current sexual harassment policy, or to help you create one.

HR Daily Advisor, March 2021
Addressing the Gap Between Employees’ and Employers’ Happiness. By Becca Freiberg, Society Insurance Human Resources Generalist. Tips to help keep employees and employers happy. 

Mile High CRE, March 2021
Four Types of Insurance a Hospitality Establishment Should Not Go Without. By Claire Waller, Society Insurance Regional Sales Manager. 4 critical types of insurance protection that your hospitality business needs.

FSR Magazine, March 2021
What Your Restaurant Needs in its Sexual Harassment Policy. By Krista Arnhoelter, Society Insurance Senior Human Resources Manager. 7 tips to help improve your current sexual harassment policy, or to help you create one. 

Restaurant Informer, February 2021
Ways to Improve Customer Satisfaction in Food Pick-up and Delivery. by Dennis Saldana, Society Insurance Director of Underwriting. Tips to help your restaurants profitable through contactless service. 

Foodservice News, January 2021
Industry News from US Foods and Society Insurance. Learn some tips to help with contactless delivery and carry-out business models.

Modern Restaurant Management, January 2021
Safeguard Your Restaurant Against Cyber Attacks. Learn how to protect your business from cyber attacks. 

Bar Business Magazine, January 2021
How to Safeguard Your Bar Against Cyber Attacks. Learn how to protect your business from cyber attacks.

PIIAC, December 2020
Employee Drug Testing: OSHAs Rules and the Impact on Workers’ Compensation Benefits. Stay informed on the OSHAs rules on employee drug testing and how it can impact you.

First Bite Boulder, December 2020
Mitigating Financial and Other Risks with In-House and Third Party Delivery. Learn how to mitigate risk while having third party delivery.

PIIAC, November 2020
4 Benefits of Encouraging Movement Throughout the Day to Improve Employee Wellbeing.  Read about four benefits of moving throughout the day and how it improves employee wellbeing. 

ColoradoBiz, November 2020
How to Hire Temporary Workers During Uncertain Time. By Rebecca Freiberg, Society Insurance Human Resource Generalist. Learn tips to help you hire temporary workers. 

First Bite Boulder, November 2020
Prevent Common Winter Losses with Early Season Preparation and Maintenance. Learn how to protect your business from the winter weather.

Colorado Restaurant Association, October 2020
Export Post: It’s Fire Prevention Week – Is Your Restaurant Safe? Learn how to keep your restaurant safe against fires.

Denver Business Journal, October 2020
So, You Want to Start a Food Truck. by Dennis Saldana, Society Insurance Director of Underwriting. Learn how to start a food truck business.

Denver Business Journal, October 2020
Top Musts In Protecting Your Restaurant or Bar From Fire. by Adam Olijnyk, Society Insurance Risk Control Representative. Tips to help protect your business against fires.

Bar Business Magazine, September 2020
5 Ways to Ensure Workers Compensation Works Hard for Your Bar/Restaurant. by Pamela Wendt, Society Insurance Workers Compensation Claims Manager for Society Insurance. Learn ways to improve workers compensation for your business.

Foodservice News, September 2020
What Steps are Necessary Before Hitting the Gastronomic Road in a Food Truck? by Dennis Saldana, Society Insurance Director of Underwriting. Learn what it takes to start a food truck business.

Fond Du Lac Area Foundation, August 2020
Fond Du Lac Area Foundation Report to the Community. Society Insurance’s commitment to corporate giving is featured with the donation to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.

Bar Business Magazine, August 2020
How to Hire Seasonal, Temporary Workers by Becca Freiberg, Society Insurance Human Resources Generalist. 4 tips to help bar and restaurants hire effective and qualified temporary workers. 

Colorado Restaurant Association, June 2020
How Restaurants Can Protect Themselves Against The Costly Hail Season by Jarrett Wagner, Society Insurance Risk Control Representative. Learn how to protect your restaurant from hail season.

Foodservice News, May 2020
7 Tips for Starting Delivery by Shelby Blundell, Society Insurance Risk Control Representative. 7 tips to starting a delivery service.

Bar Business Magazine, April 2020
How to Start a Delivery Program – Safely by Jay Van Deurzen, Society Insurance Risk Control RepresentativeTips to help start a safe delivery program for both the owners and the drivers.

Bar Business Magazine, January 2020
How to: Crime Prevention Checklist by Brian Anderson, Society Insurance Risk Control RepresentativeA top-shelf crime prevention checklist to help protect your bar.

Iowa Restaurant Association, November 2019
Iowa Restaurant Association Names Brad Korkow of Society Insurance in Fond Du Lac 2019 Purveyor Employee of the Year. On Monday, November 18th, Senior Regional Sales Manager at Society Insurance, Brad Korkow, was honored at the Iowa Events Center as the Iowa Restaurant Association’s Purveyor Employee of the Year Award.

PMQ Pizza Magazine, September 2019
How to Prevent a Pizzeria Robbery and Protect Your Pizza Delivery Drivers by Brian Anderson, Society Insurance Risk Control Representative. According to a restaurant security expert, these specific safety measures can deter robberies and break-ins at your pizzeria. 

Tavern League of Wisconsin, September 2019
Liquor Liability Insurance in Wisconsin? by Brad Korkow, Society Insurance Regional Sales Manager. Laws regarding the selling and consumption of alcohol are not established by the federal government. 

Food Service News, September 2019
Ask the Expert: What Should I Do To Protect My Customers’ Data? by Kevin Miller, Society Insurance State Expansion Manager. Improving data security should be at the top of restaurant owners’ to-do lists. 

Food Industry News, September 2019
Using Contracts to Protect Your Business: Certificates of Insurance, Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreements. As a business owner, you need to know the importance of relationships with outside contractors and experts who help your business run smoothly. 

Wisconsin Restaurateur, August 2019
Managing MisfortuneWhat you do before and after a disaster strikes can make all the difference. 

Bartender Magazine, July 2019
Data Breaches: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Bar and Your Customers by Brad Korkow, Society Insurance Regional Sales Manager. When it comes to data breaches, it would seem like the bigger the business, the bigger the bullseye for a potential threat.

Catering Magazine, Summer 2019
A Recipe for Disaster by Brad Korkow, Society Insurance Regional Sales Manager. Five mistakes caterers make that put data at risk and how to avoid them. In today’s digital world, it’s impossible to avoid handling electronic data while running your catering business. 

Insurance, Summer 2019
Shattering the Ceiling. Women are still fighting for more positions at the executive level. Society Insurance hit a milestone in March 2019 when two women were elected to its board of directors.

Modern Restaurant Management, May 2019
Five Mistakes Restaurant Owners Make That Put Data at Risk by Brad Korkow, Society Insurance Regional Sales Manager. Handling electronic data is an unavoidable part of operating a business today, but what would happen to your restaurant if that sensitive information was the target of a cyberattack?

PropertyCasualty360.com, June 2015

Selling is Not Telling: 4 Tips to Offer Better Insurance Solutions by Jim Kuerschner, Society Insurance Corporate Sales Manager. Insurance is a relationship business. Long-term success is achieved by your ability to relate to others, manage conflict and solve problems.

 

Press Releases

August 2021

Society Insurance Director Susan Finco Named Lead Director and Vice President of Green Bay Packers Susan Finco was names the Lead Director and Vice President of the Green Bay Packers and is a veteran board memeber in both organizations. 

August 2021

Donald G. Jones Leadership Alumni Award Rick Parks recieved the Donald G Jones Leadership Alumni award for his exceptional leadership and volunteerism

June 2021

A.M. Best Affirms A- Excellent Rating for Society Insurance Society retains A.M. Best rating with Stable Outlook.

May 2021
Arnhoelter Wins Customer Experience Award, Choose St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as Charity Beneficiary. Krista Arnhoelter recently received the Society Insurance Customer Experience Award in a brief ceremony at Society’s corporate headquarters in Fond du Lac. This award is presented quarterly to an employee nominated by his or her colleagues for exceptional efforts in serving Society Insurance policyholders. 

April 2021
Society Insurance Expands Coverage to Georgia. Society Insurance, a Wisconsin-based insurance carrier specializing in the hopsitality industry, is launching insurance programs in Georgia.

March 2021
Society Insurance charitable donations exceeded $175,000 in 2020. In a year unlike any other, Society Insurance and its employees got creative, focusing their giving on immediate local needs created by the pandemic and its economic effects. 

March 2021
Society Insurance Wins Envision Greater Fond du Lac Business Excellence AwardSociety Insurance recently received the Business Excellence Award presented by Envision Greater Fond du Lac, an organization that promotes and developes economic opportunity throughout Fond du Lac County. The Business Excellence Award presented annually to local businesses that demonstrate important valuesin their home community. 

March 2021
Clarey Wins Customer Experience Award, Choose Midwest Animal Sanctuary as Charity Beneficiary. Deanna Clarey recently received the Society Insurance Customer Experience Award in a brief cermony at Society’s corporate headquaters in Fond du Lac. The award is presented quarterly to an employee nominated by his or her colleagues for exceptional efforts in serving Society Insurance policyholders. 

February 2021
Society Insurance Partners with Local Restaurants to Feed Healthcare Workers and Families in NeedIn response to the devastating winter storm that left thousands of Austinite’s without power, food and water, Wisconsin-based Society Insurance, which launches in the Austin market later this year, partnered with several locally-owned restaurants over the weekend to donate more the 1,200 prepared meals to healthcar wokers and families in need.

January 2021
Rische Wins Customer Experience Award, Choose Humane Society as Charty Beneficiary. Brandi Rische recently received the Society Insurance Customer Experience Award in a brief ceremony at Society’s corporate headquartes in Fond du Lac. This award is presented quarterly to an employee nominated by his or her colleagues for exceptional efforts in serving Society Insurance policyholders. 

December 2020
Society Insurance Announces Two Executive Promotions. Society Insurance announces Heather Boyer’s promotion to executive vice president abd Tom Schwefel’s promotion to vice president-finance and treasurer. 

October 2020
Society Insurance Awards Scholarships to UW Oshkosh Students. Society Insurance and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh recently recognized two local students as recipients of the Society Insurance Charitable Scholarships. 

October 2020
Society Insurance Brings More than a Century of Experience to Restaurants and Bars in Colorado. Society Insurance announces the launch of its insurance programs for the hospitality industry in Colorado.

August 2020
Society Insurance Raises $32,560 to Support Feeding American Eastern Wisconsin. Society Insurance has raised $32,560 to provide meals for food-insecure families via Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, as area communities aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 2020
Williams Wins Customer Experience Award, Chooses Black Lives Matter as Charity Beneficiary. Stephanie Williams recently recieved the Society Insurance Customer Experience Award in a brief ceremony at Society’s corporate headquarters in Fond Du Lac. This award is preseneted quarterly to an employee nominated by his or her colleagues for exceptional efforts in serving Society Insurance policyholders.

June 2020

A.M Best Affirms A- Excellent Rating for Society InsuranceSociety Insurance recently had its overall financial strength affirmed as A- (Excellent) with Stable Outlook by national rating agency A.M Best Rating Services. Society has maintained this rating and outlook since 2007.

May 2020
Korkow Wins Customer Experience Award, Chooses United Habitat for Humanity as Charity Beneficiary. Brad Korkow recently recieved the Society Insurance Customer Experience Award in a brief ceremony at Society’s corporate headquarters in Fond Du Lac. This award is preseneted quarterly to an employee nominated by his or her colleagues for exceptional efforts in serving Society Insurance policyholders.

September 2019
Norton Wins Customer Experience Award, Chooses United Way as Charity Beneficiary. Frank Norton recently recieved the Society Insurance Customer Experience Award in a brief ceremony at Society’s corporate headquarters in Fond Du Lac. This award is preseneted quarterly to an employee nominated by his or her colleagues for exceptional efforts in serving Society Insurance policyholders.

August 2019
Mueller Wins Customer Experience Award, Chooses Humane Society as Charity Beneficiary. Dixie Mueller was recently awarded the Society Insurance Customer Experience Award in a brief ceremony at Society’s corporate headquarters in Fond du Lac. This award is presented quarterly to an employee nominated by his or her colleagues for exceptional efforts in serving Society Insurance policyholders. 

August 2019

A.M Best Affirms A- Excellent Rating for Society Insurance. Society Insurance recently had its overall financial strength affirmed as A- (Excellent) with Stable Outlook by national rating agency A.M Best Rating Services. Society has maintained this rating and outlook since 2007.

July 2019

Society’s Charitable Donations Totaled Over $145,000 in 2018. Major corporate gifts to the Fond du Lac Family YMCA and the Moraine Park Technical College Promise Program led charitable giving efforts for Society Insurance in 2018.

April 2019
Sattler Wins Customer Experience Award, Chooses Habitat for Humanity as Charity Beneficiary. Ben Sattler was recently awarded the Society Insurance Customer Experience Award in a brief ceremony at Society’s annual meeting of policyholders in Fond du Lac. This award is presented quarterly to an employee nominated by his or her colleagues for exceptional efforts in serving Society Insurance policyholders.

March 2019
Society Insurance Elects JoAnn Cotter and Nancy Hernandez to Board of Directors. Society Insurance elected JoAnn M. Cotter, CPA of DePere, WI and Nancy Hernandez of Bayside, WI to a three-year term on its board of directors at the Annual Meeting of Policyholders on March 11, 2019.

March 2019
Society Insurance Launches in the Twin Cities. Society Insurance announces it has begun offering its hospitality insurance coverage, TopChoice Restaurant Program and TopShelf Bar Program, to restaurant and bar owners in the Twin Cities. 

January 2019
Society Insurance Hires Tim Riedl as Vice President – Commercial Underwriting. Society Insurance welcomes Tim Riedl as vice president – commercial underwriting. In his new role, Riedl will oversee state-specific underwriting operations and direct the underwriting, risk control, rating and policy services, premium audit and automation teams at Society.

 

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