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The Mitten High Fives Oklahoma YAC

The Mitten High Fives Oklahoma YAC Will and I have known the Oklahoma Young Agents (YA) for quite some time now through our involvement with our national association, IIABA (Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers...

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Building Relationships One State At A Time

Building Relationships One State at a Time In the beginning of September Will and I traveled to Chicago for our national Big I Young Agents Leadership Institute (YALI). We have gone for several years now and look...

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Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance Participates in Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Advanced Farm School

Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance Participates in Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Advanced Farm School Justin Madar, a licensed agent with Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance participated in an Advanced Farm...

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Our Journey with Keystone Insurers Group

Our Journey with Keystone Insurers Group On a beautiful April day after weeks of research, reading of contracts, lots of sticky note useage, lists of questions and future agency vision planning Will and I decided to...

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Welcome Pioneer State Mutual Insurance

We are PUMPED to announce that we have partnered with Pioneer State Mutual Company! Pioneer gives our agency the ability to write even more home, auto and business insurance with a great Michigan based company. Pioneer...

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Meet Tracy Gatewood

Meet Tracy Gatewood Every Friday we have been featuring a different team member here at MLL insurance. Our featured team member this week is Tracy Gatewood one of our client support representatives (CSR's)! We are...

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Meet Will Lemanski

We are in the process of wrapping up our team videos so you can get to know us even better! You've learned quite a bit along the way from bear hunting to scrap metal to highland dancing to college football athlete to...

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Meet Teri Vogl

Meet Teri Vogl We have been introducing you to a new team member each week for the past five weeks. We hope you have loved getting to know the team here at Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance! This week we are...

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Meet Chris Cook

Meet Chris Cook Chris is working on his second year with us here in East Lansing but lives in Jackson and spends one day a week working in his hometown. Take a quick minute literally a minute!! You won’t be disappointed!...

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Meet Justin Madar

Justin Madar started his career at MLL Insurance in January. He’s the newest member of the sales team here at the agency and the perfect fit. If you haven’t met Justin take a quick minute to learn all about him in his...

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What Do You Know About Me? Lisa Lemanski

I hope you love Film Me Friday as much as I do! It has been my little brain child for a few years now with some inspiration of Ryan Hanley. I want you to get to know us and our team and collectively drop some insurance...

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Trusted Choice for Charities Myashenia Gravis (MG) Foundation of America

Trusted Choice for Charities Myashenia Gravis (MG) Foundation of America Our agency selects a charity that we collect funds for every quarter based on quoted proposals. This quarter we donated $500.00 to the Myashenia...

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Insurance Nerd Day...It's a Real Day!

On Monday I was getting ready to start working on my social media content for the week when I discovered that Tuesday, July 18 is Insurance Nerd Day! Who knew?!?! At that moment I knew that I needed to do something for...

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What does Independence mean to you?

What does Independence mean to you? Over this long holiday weekend I took some time to reflect on what independence really means to me and my family. Various news channels interviewed Americans celebrating the holiday...

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Tell Us About YOU!!

Tell Us About You! We've been working really hard here at MLL Insurance to connect with our current clients and prospects. We've re-focused on revamping our website; from blogging more to adding more videos of our team...

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What do you know About Us?

One of my big goals for the agency was to create an About Us video that we could use on social media, our website, emails etc. I want us to be different from our competitors. I want you to "see" us and know us and I...

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Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance joins Keystone Insurers Group as Lucky #7 in MI

Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance joins Keystone Insurers Group as Lucky #7 in MI We are thrilled to be joining forces with the Keystone Insurers Group as the seventh Michigan partner. We have not sold the agency and...

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Gutters...Who Knew???

Gutters...Who Knew? This past weekend was just beautiful here in Michigan! The sun was shining, the sky was blue, a nice breeze and you could feel the warmth of the sun on your face. Will and I went for a walk through...

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Let a Generator Light Up your Life

Let a Generator Light Up your Life A couple of weeks ago now we had some pretty serious wind storms hit our area. Our power had flickered here at the office a couple of times earlier in the day. Then about 3:30pm the...

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Getting our Learn on @ MLL Insurance

Getting our Learn on @ MLL Insurance Our agency recently completed the Total Quality Agency (TQA) program through our state association, MAIA. Check out our blog post here about TQA mllins.com/news/2017/02/tqa-w! We...

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TQA...What the What???

What does TQA even mean? Why are they making such a big deal out of this? Well...here's why... Total Quality Agency (TQA) is a program exclusive to Michigan through the MAIA (Michigan Association Independent Agents)...

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Cha Cha Cha Changes at MLL Insurance

Cha Cha Cha Changes.... At the end of last year...December to be exact we found out one of our tenants was moving out....We own the building J One of our other tenants wanted to move into the newly vacated space and...

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Wow!!! Best Practices...

WOW!!! Best Practices..... Will and I had no idea the impact being recognized as a Best Practices agency would have on us and our office. If you're not familiar with Best Practices it means that we have been recognized...

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BIG News at MLL Insurance

Justin Madar joins Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance in East Lansing East Lansing, MI 1/23/17 Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance, an East Lansing-based independent insurance agency, is thrilled to announce Justin...

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New Year’s… New You? New Us?

The New Year brings change, hope, inspiration and motivation to many people and businesses! We try to better not only our personal lives but our work lives and businesses too! It's an out with the old and in with the...

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Keep Your Trees Safe!

Did you know that the winter is the time of the year when most house fires occur? It's true! So, how do we go about keeping your home safe? Take a minute to find out! Now that you've cleaned up the Thanksgiving left...

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Did you Download our FREE App?

Did you Download our FREE app? Were you just pulled over by the police? Were your hands, shaking and sweaty as you dug through your glovebox? As you frantically rip through old oil change and repair receipts, the manual,...

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Our 1st Trusted Choice for Charity: Mid-Michigan Cat Rescue (MMCR)

Trusted Choice for Charities: Mid-Michigan Cat Rescue (MMCR) As we are your Trusted Choice for independent insurance agents we wanted to create a charitable program in our office for our local community. After many late...

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It's Time to Party at MLL Insurance!!

Time to Party at MLL Insurance! The last couple of months have given us much to celebrate here at MLL Insurance. The remaining founding father, Bob Meiers turned 70 on May 10th! An interesting fact is that he has...

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The Big News Is...

We are THRILLED to annouce that we are one of a few insurance agency's in Michigan that offer their customers real time insurance policy information at the tip of their fingers. We have partnered with www....

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Don’t Veer for Deer or Other Animals!

Don't Veer for Deer or Other Animals! Happy spring! You know it is spring in the mitten when one day it's 60 degrees and the next there's a chance of snow?! We've received a few calls from our clients regarding car/deer...

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Get Rid of the Snow!

We can't stress the importance of cleaning off the top of your car, truck, SUV, van, camper etc. We've all been on the highway traveling when you get stuck behind the guy who hasn't cleared off their vehicle very well....

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MLL Insurance: Year of Technology-->Insurance Techkies

This year our goal is to improve upon some of our processes and procedures. This will stream line our efficiency and help us to provide you with even better service. We now have the capability to send you insurance...

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Insurance Program Review

Insurance Program Review There are some things in this life we lie that we just dread doing..., paying bills, the dentist, running errands, grocery shopping, shoveling snow, moving and having our insurance program...

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Time is Ticking on Getting Life Insurance

January is almost over and another year has passed. It's so hard to believe that the last day of January is Sunday! It seems like we just celebrated New Year's! Over the holidays a friend of ours passed away...

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Disconnecting Hoses during the fall and winter

Winter is here whether we like it or not and it is very important to make sure that you disconnected your hose from your outdoor faucet. If you didn't you run the risk of water being trapped which may cause your pipes...

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MLL Blog: Egress Window Winter Safety

Egress Window Winter Tips It sure seems like all of Michigan has officially been ushered into winter over this past week. The snow was flying, the roads were slick, and the warnings and advisories were issued....

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MLL Insurance 2016 New Year's Resolution

Woo Hoo! It's Time to Set Resolutions for 2016! As I sit down and look over the New Year's Resolutions I've made for our agency of seven I feel satisfied. I know with some hard work and a bit of grit we can make them...

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Happy Holidays from Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance

Happy Holidays! We wanted to take a minute and thank all of our customers for your business over the last year! We hope you enjoyed working with us as much as we enjoy working with you. We wish you and your families a...

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Chris Cook, MBA Joins Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance

We are thrilled to have Chris Cook of Jackson, MI join our team at the agency. Cook has several years of sales, customer service, management and new business development experience and will make a fantastica addition to...

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Lisa Lemanski Named National Young Agent of the Year

We are thrilled that our very own Lisa Lemanski was presented with the Outstanding Young Agent of the Year award from the National Young Agents Committee. Below is the press release from the Insurance Journal! Congrats...

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NEW VIDEO BLOG: What is personal injury coverage on my home policy?

Have you ever wondered what personal injury liability coverage is and when it would be used? Take a minute to watch Will Lemanski explain it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dgw5ioad2Ls

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NEW What does personal injury coverage on my home policy do?

Have you ever wondered what personal injury liability coverage is and when it would be used? Take a minute to watch Will Lemanski explain it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dgw5ioad2Ls

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NEW VIDEO BLOG What happens if my dog bites someone?

Have you ever wondered what happens if your dog were to bite someone who was a guest in your home? How about if someone comes to the door and your dog were to bite them? We encourage you to literally take less than 1...

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What happens if my dog bites someone?

What happens if your dog bites someone? That's a fantastic question! Take a minute to watch to our very own Will Lemanski explain what happens. If you have questions contact our office at (517) 351-9117! https://www....

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NEW VIDEO BLOG How is Vacant Land Covered?

Take a quick minute to watch Will Lemanski discuss vacant land and how we can provide insurance coverage for you.

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NEW How is vacant land covered?

How do you know that your vacant land is properly covered? Do you have questions on your policy? We would love to help you. Take a minute to watch our agency discussion on this topic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

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NEW Business Employee Dishonesty Coverage

Take a minute to watch Will Lemanski discuss business employee dishonesty coverage. You won't regret it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skMMj1LJkhk

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NEW Video Blog Posts

Have you taken a minute to watch some of our video blog posts about home, auto, business and life insurance? You should they only take a couple of minutes to watch and they explain the basics that you need to understand...

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NEW What is a personal umbrella policy?

Will Lemanski explains what a personal umbrella policy is and why it is so important! The video is only 1 minute and 9 seconds long! Just press play :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS3G4vJ02z8

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Will Lemanski Interviewed for September Issue of Best's Review Magazine

Will Lemanski was recently interviewed for A.M. Best's Monthly insurance Magazine Best's Review regarding his experience as a young insurance agent in the insurance industry. Congratultions Will!

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NEW When you rent a car do you need to take the rental car companies insurance?

Will is at it again! This time he is discussing if you need to buy the insurance that the rental car companies offer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bv4Vl8IR1PU

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NEW Video Blog: Collision Coverage

Take a minute to watch Will Lemanski discuss the differences between broad, regular and limited collision coverage! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSN8H_yCSLw

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Independent Agent Magazine Profiles Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Agency

We are thrilled to be featured in the July issue of Independent Agent magazine. This is a national publication for independent insurance agents that features the latest in insurance and industry trends and how it...

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NEW Video Blog Term Life Insurance vs Permanent Life Insurance

Take a minute to watch as Will Lemanski discusses the differences between term life insurance and permanent life insurance! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFlDYnkPuIk

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Will Lemanski named to MAIA Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Will Lemanski has been elected to the Michigan Association of Independent Agents (MAIA) board of directors. He will serve a three year term starting in September. Congratulations Will!

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NEW Sump Pump Loss Control Technique Video Blog

Will Lemanski is at it again with his video blogs. The last couple of days have been a little soggy in the Mitten. This is the perfect time to remind people how to minimize water damage to their basements with a couple...

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Sump Pump Loss Control Techniques

We've had a couple of soggy days in Michigan recently! Take a minute to watch Will Lemanski discuss some sump pump loss control techniques! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrDPo69Yv1o

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Water Backup Questions and Return to Work Programs for your business

Spring has sprung but let's not have have it rain in your basement. Take a minute to look at Auto-Owners newsletter to check out some great tips to prevent water in your basement. Do you own your own business? Do you...

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What is a Worker's Compensation Audit?

Will Lemanski in our office is back at it with a new video blog post. Do you know what a worker's compensation audit is or why it's needed? Take a minute to watch Will explain it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

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Why Should You Schedule Jewelry On Your Home Policy?

Watch Will Lemanski discuss why it's important to schedule your jewelry on your home policy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ap3QytqA9dQ

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New Video Blogs from Meiers Lombardini Lemanski Insurance!

Have you had a chance to view our video insurance blogs? Click on the "Video Blogs" tab on our website to view all of our videos! Our newest blogs discuss flood insurance and mini tort claims. Check them out today you...

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Confused about Flood Insurance?

Watch Will Lemanski navigate the water on flood insurance! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPYIID2PyBY

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What is a Michigan mini tort claim?

Do you know what a Michigan mini tort claim is? Take a minute to listen to Will Lemanski discuss everything you need to know about mini tort claims. If you have additional questions please call our office today 517-351-...

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In Memory of Robert Lombardini

Robert A. Lombardini age 63, passed away January 28, 2014 at his residence. Robert attended Michigan State University and was a member of the Beaumont Tower Society. Robert co-founded Meiers & Lombardini Insurance...

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New Insurance Agent at Meiers & Lombardini Insurance Services!

We are very happy to welcome Chad Logan to Meiers & Lombardini Insurance Services. Chad has several years experience in the insurance industry and holds a Bachelors in Social Science with honors from Michigan State...

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Do you own a travel trailer?

Do you have a travel trailer? It can be anything from a pop-up camper to a 5th wheel. Check out this video to find out about your insurance coverage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHpZz3alh4k

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Boat Coverages, Life Insurance for Charitable Giving, Business Insurance and Billing Options with Auto-Owners

We have good news! The latest version of Auto-Owners newsletter is available! It showcases coverages for your boat, how to use life insurance for charitable giving, liability coverage for your business and the different...

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Holiday Hours

Our office will be closed on July 4th but will reopen on July 5th from 8:00 am to 12:00. If you have a claim and we are not available please visit our website www.mllins.com and click on our "Service" tab to view the...

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2013 People's Choice Award Winner

We are thrilled to be the 2013 People's Choice Award winners for Favorite Insurance Agency for the East Lansing/Meridian Township/Haslett/Okemos area! We can't thank everyone enough for voting for us!

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Proof of Insurance via Smart Phone at MI Secretary of State

Currently, when you go to the Secretary of State to renew your plates you have to have a hard copy of your proof of insurance. The Secretary of State will not accept a proof of insurance that is on your smart phone at...

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Michigan No-fault Insurance and Property Damage

Learn about no-fault insurance and property damage in Michigan.

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Office Closed May 27 for Memorial Day

Our office will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. We will be open on Tuesday, May 28 from 8-5pm.

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What is an Independent Insurance Agent?

Take a moment to check out our latest video blog on "What is an independent insurance agent?" It's great! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2KKGVJ_f0I

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Insurance Points vs. Points on Driver's License

We have a great new video blog on insurance points vs. points on your driver's license and what that means to your insurance program. Take a moment to watch our quick video! <iframe width="420" height="315" src="...

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Michigan No-Fault Benefits

We have a new blog topic on Michigan No-Fault benefits regarding who receives them and what types of things are covered. Take a minute to watch our quick video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZucQPp_6uw

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Sump Pumps

We are very excited that our very own Will Lemanski has started his own video blog on insurance topics. The videos are short and simple on important topics facing our clients today. Take a momement to visit the link...

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Are you making improvements to your home? Do you have enough life insurance?


Interested in flood insurance or life insurance? Have a question on billing plans? Read Auto-Owners January Newsletter!

Do you need flood insurance? Are you interested in whole life insurance? These are just some of the topics that are covered in this month's newsletter from Auto-Owners. Happy Reading! Click here to read

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Childproofing Your Home (Video)

Every year, five million infants and children are injured, sometimes even fatally, in their own homes. Find out how to best childproof your house and make it safe for your children. Spokespersons: Dr. Heather Paul,...

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