Community

  Earlier this year the Tri County Office of Emergency Management (Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet) introduced a community emergency notification system.  This system is a notification tool that public safety officials can use to inform residents and businesses.  It is a FREE service, intended to notify you...

Karin Corcoran   What is your position at Harbor/Brenn? Account Executive – Commercial Lines How long have your worked for Harbor/Brenn? I started 3/1/17 so 1 ½ months How long have you worked in the insurance industry? I’ve worked in the insurance industry for approximately 8 ½ years total. For...

One in four children in our local community go hungry.  The Manna "Food 4 Kids" Backpack Program provides 2200 back packs each week to area preschool and elementary school age children. There has not been a program for our older children, until recently.  Petoskey Middle School...

Each Christmas team members at Harbor/Brenn Insurance Agencies choose to donate money and/or time to help our local community. We do not do this for notoriety or for public recognition. We do this because it makes us feel good! We enjoy being active members of...

Our first brainstorming sessions this year led us to discuss our environmental impact and how we can reduce it.  We created some goals around reducing our energy usage, reducing paper both internally and externally to clients, figuring out how we can promote rebuilding with "green"...

I don’t know about you, but I love hearing new ideas, thinking of the big picture, creating grandiose plans for my business and my life. But then …. the dreaded implementation. How do you go from ideas to results? The Thriving Michigan program that I'm participating...

[caption id="attachment_566" align="alignright" width="237"] Another engagement picture[/caption] In my first post, I talked about the time that I’ve spent in Michigan. Well, my fiancé has vacationed in Petoskey almost every year and constantly told me all of his fond memories. As for me? I have never...

[caption id="attachment_533" align="alignleft" width="209"] One of our engagement pictures on the lake in St. Joe, MI[/caption] Four hours and eighteen minutes. A long time to sit in a car and be nervous about the exciting summer that lies ahead of my fiancé, Jacob, and I. [caption id="attachment_530"...

It's that time of year!!  Festival on the Bay is back this weekend - August 14-15 in Petoskey www.petoskeyfestival.com. Harbor/Brenn tries to field a volunteer team each year to help out at the entertainment tent on Friday night.  We will be back at the tent again from...