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April 22, 2024
What are the Best Insurance Agencies for Farm Insurance in Northwest Ohio?

by Mason Lowery I’m a firm believer that a farm insurance agent or agency is only as good as the stable of farm carriers they work with. Since UIS Insurance is an independent agency, we represent many companies and can shop your farm insurance program for the best rates and coverages. Our main farm carriers […]

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February 23, 2024
UIS Insurance & Investments Named 2024 Agency of the Year

Press Release from Celina Insurance Group by Claire Hogenkamp CELINA, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2024 — Celina Insurance Group recently named UIS Insurance & Investments its 2024 Agency of the Year. The distinction recognizes a business partner who displays an exceptional commitment to Celina and achieves superior operating results during the previous year. Based in Tiffin, Ohio, […]

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February 1, 2024
Elevating Your Cybersecurity: The Power of Complex Passwords, MFA, and Password Managers

by Tony Consolo, Director of IT In an age dominated by digital interactions, safeguarding your online presence is non-negotiable. This blog post delves into the significance of complex passwords, the art of crafting them, the role of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), and how employing a password manager can streamline the management of your digital keys. The […]

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September 15, 2023
Securing Your Future

A Guide to Life Insurance Awareness Month From Adam Cupp September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, an annual campaign dedicated to shedding light on the importance of life insurance and helping individuals make informed decisions about their financial future. Life insurance might not be a topic that crosses your mind daily, but its significance cannot […]

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July 13, 2021
UIS Insurance & Investments Continues to Perpetuate from Within

Mitch Felton, Chairman of the Board and CEO of UIS Insurance & Investments recently announced that Chuck Ritzler has been named President of the agency. Ritzler started his insurance career right out of college when he graduated with a degree in accounting from Heidelberg University in 1986.  Ritzler has been Vice President of the Financial Services […]

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July 9, 2021
UIS Insurance & Investments Lends a Hand to Leapin’ Outreach Center with $8,000 Donation

Marion, OH July 8, 2021 – Leapin’ Outreach Center was nominated by UIS Insurance & Investments to receive a $8,000 donation to help Leapin’ Outreach as part of Westfield’s Legacy of Caring program. Each year, Westfield independent insurance agents, like UIS, are invited to nominate a local nonprofit for the Legacy of Caring program. The […]

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March 11, 2021
Westfield Recognizes UIS Insurance & Investments as a Top Preforming Independent Insurance Agency

Tiffin, Ohio –  March 11, 2021  – Westfield, a customer-focused super-regional property and casualty insurance company, believes the best experience comes from working with a caring, responsive expert, which is what you get from an independent insurance agent. Selected for strength, responsiveness and providing solutions, UIS Insurance & Investments is one of Westfield’s top agencies who […]

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March 10, 2021
Updated Property Insurance Values

With construction material prices up, have you updated your property insurance values? Check out this article about the lumber prices up in 2020. Give us a call today at (800)695-4242. https://www.iamagazine.com/news/lumber-price-up-34-yoy-as-overall-construction-costs-increase

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February 24, 2021
Kent Weickert recognized by Sandusky County Board of DD

The Sandusky County Board of Developmental Disabilities recognized Kent Weickert for his years of service on the Board of Directors. Kent served on the Board of Directors, as well as the Board President, for a combined 12-years of service to our community.

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February 18, 2021
UIS Insurance & Investments merges with Weickert Agencies

UIS Insurance & Investments headquartered in Tiffin, Ohio has announced an expansion in Fremont, Ohio.  This fast-growing independently owned insurance and investment agency merged with Weickert Agencies in Fremont. Weickert Agencies will still be operating out of its location at 2274 W. State Street with UIS still operating out of 1520 E. State Street. Scott […]

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February 4, 2021
Tips to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing

With cold weather in the forecast, we wanted to share a few tips on how to keep your pipes from freezing. Make sure to set your thermostat to at least 55 F. The lower the temperature of your home, the more likely your pipes will freeze. Also, keep your thermostat at the same temperature during […]

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February 3, 2021
Exchange Special Enrollment Provided Due to COVID-19
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June 3, 2020

Pandemic Resources Our front door will remain locked during business hours at all locations starting 3/20/2020, our offices are OPEN for business. Please continue to reach out to us with your questions or concerns via telephone (800)695-4242. Like most of you, we are continuously monitoring communication from the federal, state, and local government for the […]

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January 29, 2020
Chocolate Mug Cake

On Cooking with Cami, we showed you how to make a cake in a mug! This is perfect for when you are craving something sweet! Ingredients: - 1/4 cup all-purpose flour - 1/4 cup white sugar - 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder - 1/8 teaspoon baking soda - 1/8 teaspoon salt - 3 tablespoons milk […]

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August 20, 2019
UIS Insurance & Investments Helps Sandco Industries obtain Grant Westfield Legacy of Caring Program Lends a Hand to Sandusky County Community

CLYDE, OH, AUGUST 20 2019,-- Sandco Industries was nominated by UIS Insurance & Investments to receive a grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation to help expand operations as part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program. At Westfield, it’s more than writing insurance policies, it’s about going above and beyond to help people and families grow […]

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March 28, 2019
75 years of representing Westfield Insurance

UIS Insurance & Investments was recently recognized for its 75 years of professionalism and service excellence representing Westfield Insurance. UIS has represented Westfield since 1944. Westfield, a super-regional, customer-focused insurance carrier recognized UIS Insurance & Investments for demonstrating a proven commitment to customers and superior performance industry-wide. A biennial, rigorous review by Westfield evaluates more […]

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March 11, 2019
2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

On March 7, 2019, UIS Insurance & Investments and Mitch Felton were recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award! We are extremely honored to be awarded this award. Thank you to all of our employees for their hard work and to our customers. UIS would also like to thank TSEP! About the Lifetime Achievement Award The […]

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February 27, 2019
What Affects the Pricing of Home and Auto Insurance?

What Affects the Pricing of Home and Auto Insurance? Hi my name is Cammie Flores. I am a licensed Agent with UIS Insurance & Investments with over 20 years’ experience in the Insurance Industry.  I would like to talk with you today about some of the major factors that affect your home and auto insurance […]

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February 14, 2019
Happy Valentine's Day!

Wishing everyone a Happy Valentine's Day! Remember to insure the ones you love!

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February 1, 2018
Insurance 101

How much do Insurance Agents earn on my premium?  This is not a question we typically receive on a daily basis.  When most consumers are researching insurance companies it is often replaced by: “Can you give me an apples to apples quote?” “or “What is the cost of my insurance?” We understand that price does […]

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November 15, 2017
New Year's Eve in Downtown Fremont!

Ring in 2018 in Downtown, Fremont- On December 31st, 2017 Downtown Fremont will transform into Time Square for the first annual New Year's Eve Celebration that will take place in a blocked off section of Front Street between Garrison Street & Birchard Avenue. Live entertainment, food and drink specials, special promotions, a live DJ, and […]

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November 5, 2017
UIS Recipe Books now Available!

The employees at UIS Insurance & Investments have compiled a list of our favorite recipes to share with you! The cost is $12 and all proceeds go to supporting the United Way of Putnam County.  Contact Dana Ellerbrock to get yours!

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October 26, 2017
Findlay YMCA "20 Men That Cook" feat. Matt Hull Nov 4th

On November 4th from 6:30-9:30 PM at Scarlet Oaks Estate in Findlay our very own Matt Hull will be participating in "20 Men That Cook". This event will benefit Early Learning Programs at the Findlay YMCA. Matt will be whipping up Braised Short Ribs for all to try!       Fore more information on […]

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October 20, 2017
8th Annual Northwest PokerRun 5k - Ottawa

On Saturday, October 28th Northwest Physical Therapy is hosting their 8th Annual PokerRun 5k run/walk with all proceeds benefiting The Ottawa Food Pantry. Registration at 9AM, race at 10AM - don't forget to bring your running shoes! Click here for more information!

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October 13, 2017
Monroe, Michigan 4H Clover Run

As proud members of the Agricultural community in Monroe, Michigan - we are happy to be sponsors of the Monroe, County MI 4-H Clover Run being held on Saturday, October 15th at 2PM All proceeds to benefit the 4-H Slow Spokes program Click here for more information!

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September 13, 2017
"Family Frenzy" at Port Clinton Elks October 21st

UIS is happy to be a sponsor of this fun-filled event being held to raise money for Joyful Connections. The evening will consist of dinner, cash bar, 50-50 drawings, silent auction, raffles, and the main event of the night – Family Frenzy. Family Frenzy is their version of “Family Feud” Joyful Connections is a local […]

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November 11, 2016
Celebrate Veterans Day at Camden Falls!
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September 9, 2016
Fostoria Rail Festival: September 24th

One of our partner's The Fostoria Rail Preservation Society will be holding the 15th annual Fostoria Rail Festival on September 24th at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School. If you enjoy trains- this would be the perfect event for you! Toy trains, model train displays, a rail photo contest, and plenty of train memorabilia.  As an added […]

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September 2, 2016
Leipsic Fall Festival September 17th & 18th

UIS is a proud supporter of the Leipsic Fall Festival which will be holding it's first Annual Bed Race!  The festival also includes events such as a Pet Parade, Zumba class, Fire Truck & Car Show, Kiddie Tractor pulls, Wine & Beer Tents,live music, and Fireworks! You don't want to miss this year's festival held […]

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July 14, 2016
Downtown Oak Harbor Farmers Market every Fourth Saturday June-Oct

  Two of UIS Insurance's partners - The Oak Harbor Development Group and the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce put on a Farmers Market in Downtown Oak Harbor every fourth Saturday of each month, June - October from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  The next one will be on Saturday, July 23rd. Come visit and pick up […]

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July 8, 2016
Children's Museum of Findlay's celebrates 2nd Birthday!

The Children's Museum of Findlay is celebrating their 2nd Birthday in a sweet way.  On Friday, July 8th from 4-7 stop out and enjoy a bit of Candyland.  Admission during these hours is free and there will be plenty of fun to be had.          

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June 25, 2016
Bellevue Historical Society to host Ohio Historical Marker Dedication

On Saturday, June 25th at 1 p.m., during this year's Bellevue Community Days Festival, The Bellevue Historical Society, will be hosting a dedication of an Ohio Historical Marker for The Tremont House located at the intersection of N. West St and Main St. This three-story, community staple was originally built in 1846 as a hotel for […]

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June 8, 2016
Ralph's Joy of Living Farmer's Market in Fremont to begin!

UIS's long-time insured Ralph's Joy of Living is a Title Sponsor for the 2016 Farmer's Market located in Downtown Fremont which begins June 18th.  Live music, fresh produce, and a multitude of vendors make for a perfect gathering that happens on select Saturdays through October .  If you plan on attending, I'm sure you will […]

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May 17, 2016
Ohio Bike Week 2016!

One of our Agency Partners – Progressive Insurance is a proud sponsor of Ohio Bike Week 2016.  Ohio Bike Week is the largest motorcycle rally in northwest and located in our very own downtown Sandusky, Ohio!  The event started on May 27th and ends on June 5th and includes live music, vendors, destination rides, and bike […]

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