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Prepper 101 for Hurricanes

This week marked the start of the potentially busiest part of hurricane season. With a tropical storm forming near Puerto Rico, we thought it was time for a review of hurricane preparedness. From FEMA’s www.ready.gov site, where you can learn to prepare for any and all disasters including pandemics or even the zombie apocalypse. Before Review your insurance coverage. It will be too late to obtain flood or windstorm insurance if a storm is declared a hurricane, and there is a 30 day waiting period to enforce any flood policy. (See our blog about this from 2012.) Put together a disaster kit. A basic emergency supply kit includes the following: Water, one gallon of water per person per day

FRAUD ALERT - Don't get fooled by impostors!

When was the last time you received an email from a friend stuck in a foreign jail or a "business opportunity" to make millions from Nigeria? I doubt you took any of them seriously upon a moments reflection. What about an urgent email from your CEO asking you to wire money to an account? Would you dismiss that as quickly? The latest "masquerading" email fraud does exactly that. It is a growth industry: From an article in CFO.com: It’s a twist on a fraud attempt that became common in 2012, in which criminals hacked into companies’ email or financial systems for purposes of altering communications between corporate executives and financial institutions. Now the bad guys have upped the ant

Lynda Watson - THANK YOU!

After 19 years and 6 months (oh, let's just call it 20 years!), Lynda Watson retires from Adams Insurance Service TODAY. Testimonies from customers have been pouring in since her retirement was announced last month. Lynda has truly been honored by all of your kind words, best wishes, and prayers. Adams Insurance has been honored by Lynda. We cannot replace the friendships and relationships she has established during her time here. Our hope is that we can maintain our customers level of trust and confidence. Thank you Lynda! We love you and wish you well in all your future endeavors! Your family at Adams Insurance Service!

Dorothy Adams Celebrates A Century

Today the Adams Insurance family honors the matriarch of the Adams family, Dorothy Adams. She celebrates her 100th birthday today! Dorothy Jones was born and raised in Houston, Texas. At age 26 she married Maurice G. Adams, and they had three children – Donnie, Shirley and Norman. ‘M.G.’ started Adams Insurance Service in 1947 in a one-room office (with only half a street address number) on North Shepherd. Dorothy worked at the agency as assistant her husband. Known to her grandchildren as ‘Nanny,’ Dorothy served as Sunday school teacher to pre-schoolers for over 50 years at Our Savior Lutheran Church. She designed and meticulously sewed beautiful outfits for Barbies and other dolls – s

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