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From monthly archives: December 2016

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Florida Peninsula Named Seventh Largest in the State of Florida

Florida Peninsula Insurance Company is excited to announce their ranking as the seventh largest insurance company in the state, according to the South Florida Business Journal's list of the Top Property & Casualty Insurance Companies in Florida. 

As one of Florida's top homeowners insurance companies, our number one priority is the safety of you and your family. As such, Florida Peninsula provides our insureds with coverage rich policy, as well as offering flood protection and partnering with insurance professionals throughout the state who can ensure you have the coverage you need. If you are in the market for a home insurance quote, give us a call at (877) 229-2244 or visit the get a quote section on our website. 

Florida Peninsula's Charity of the Month: Toys for Tots

Florida Peninsula's "Charity of the Month" for December is Toys for Tots, an organization which collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November, and December each year to distribute them as Christmas gifts to children who are less fortunate.  This campaign is run by U.S. Marine Corps and their goal is to "deliver a message of hope to young children which will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens." In 2015, this program collected and distributed 18 million toys to 7 million children for Christmas.  Toys for Tots also has a Literacy Program which was partnered with the UPS Stores and raised over $319,000 in donations to purchase quality children's books. This allowed the distribution of over 3 million books to less fortunate children and schools located in depressed areas. Florida Peninsula hosted a toy drive at our corporate office, donating over 170 toys in support of Toys for Tots. The goal is to make a difference in these children's lives, one toy at a time. For mor ...

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Christmas Tree Safety

  As the holidays approach, it is important to make safety your number one priority. When it comes to decorating your Christmas tree, keep these 5 safety tips in mind:  Watch out for the little ones: Until you can be sure your Christmas tree is standing on its own without tipping over, you should not allow small children to be in the same room. With all the excitement going on surrounding the tree, they may not be aware it may still be unstable. When the tree is sturdy and positioned, you can welcome them into the room to decorate.  Avoid glass ornaments around children: Ornaments are extremely fragile, especially glass ones. Much younger children do not have full coordination, therefore, it is suggested you use plastic or soft ornaments. If there are glass ornaments, they should be hung higher on the tree by adults only. Should they fall and break, a child could be startled and injured in the process.  Fire-Proof: Consider purchasing a flame-retardant Christmas tree this year to reduce the ch ...

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Safe Toys to Consider When Holiday Shopping This Year

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means the shopping has begun for presents for the little ones. Finding the perfect toy for your kids should involve a lot more than just going for the hottest trend. Here are a few tips to be aware of when shopping for toys this year.  1. Flame resistant: Toys with fabric material should be labeled as flame resistant or flame retardant. 2. Washable: In order to prevent your children from becoming sick, their toys should be washable, including stuffed toys and should be cleaned on a regular basis.  3. Non-toxic: Art materials such as paint, crayons, markers, etc. should be labeled as non-toxic. It only takes a few seconds for something to reach your child's mouth, no matter how carefully they are being watched.  4. Age appropriate: Consider your child's age before purchasing a new toy. For toddlers, avoid toys/games with small pieces which could easily be swallowed. Be sure to read the label to be aware of its contents. Most toys and games for children contain ...

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Christmas Tree Safety

As the holidays approach, it is important to make safety your number one priority. When it comes to decorating your Christmas tree, keep these 5 safety tips in mind: 

  • Watch out for the little ones: Until you can be sure your Christmas tree is standing on its own without tipping over, you should not allow small children to be in the same room. With all the excitement going on surrounding the tree, they may not be aware it may still be unstable. When the tree is sturdy and positioned, you can welcome them into the room to decorate. 
  • Avoid glass ornaments around children: Ornaments are extremely fragile, especially glass ones. Much younger children do not have full coordination, therefore, it is suggested you use plastic or soft ornaments.