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From monthly archives: November 2014

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#GivingTuesday

Be a part of the movement to give back to the community on December 2nd

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Why did Florida escape hurricanes for 9 years?

Atmospheric conditions have played a major role in sparing Florida from the wrath of Mother Nature.

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Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

Some tips to keep you and your family safe and full for Thanksgiving.

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#GivingTuesday

Florida Peninsula Insurance Company  is celebrating #GivingTuesday, a day for charities, families, businesses, community centers, students and friends to come together for a movement to celebrate and encourage giving  more, better and smarter giving during the Holiday Season. Florida Peninsula Insurance Company and our “Florida Peninsula Gives Back” team are passionately committed to giving back to the communities. Each year Florida Peninsula employees, and our agency partners, participate in various charitable actions.   For several years, Florida Peninsula has made a commitment to support education. We have delivered back packs filled with school supplies to needy schools, and, in particular we adopted the second grade students of J.C. Mitchell Elementary where employees have generously participated in reading to the students, attending SAC meetings and hosting in-house fundraising events for the school. In addition we participated in the annual Boys and Girls Club of Broward County Art Contest, where mo ...

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Why did Florida escape hurricanes for 9 years?

Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel, November 21, 2014   By Ken Kaye, Sun Sentinel   A combination of strong wind shear, dry air and Saharan dust over tropical regions allowed Florida to escape a hurricane strike for a record ninth season, experts say. In addition, a dome of high pressure over the western Atlantic called the Bermuda High was on the weak side, allowing several of the season's six hurricanes to turn north before reaching the U.S. coastline. "Overall, the environment was not conducive for storm formation this year," said Colorado State University climatologist Phil Klotzbach. Florida, pummeled by 65 hurricanes since 1900, has not been hit since Wilma in October 2005. Since then, no specific weather pattern has protected Florida. Rather, various combinations of atmospheric conditions were at play. They include: • 2013: A rather anemic year with only two hurricanes, thanks largely to dry and sinking air. • 2012: Dry air, Saharan dust and the Bermuda High kept storms at bay, although Hurricane S ...

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Recently Recalled Products

A list of recalled products for you and your family.

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