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Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Events, News |

Panel of Experts to Discuss Community Rating System at Above Board Chamber Event

Panel of Experts to Discuss Community Rating System at Above Board Chamber Event

Reduce Flood Insurance Rates and Prevent Mayhem!

Above Board Chamber of Florida presents  a panel on the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System (CRS), a “level of excellence” that results in policy discounts for businesses and homeowners in Lee County.  This is a unique opportunity for local business owners and homeowners to hear from a panel of experts on The National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS).  This is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements.  As a result, flood insurance premium rates are discounted to reflect the reduced flood risk resulting from the community actions.

This luncheon will take place on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at The Landings Yacht, Golf and Tennis Club, located at 4425 S. Landings Drive in Fort Myers.

The panel of experts includes Danny Hinson, CFM, FPEM FDEM Mitigation CRS Coordinator from the State of Florida in Tallahassee and Joan LaGuardia, Lee County Communications Manager for Lee County Community Development and will be emceed by Connie Ramos Williams of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing.

This event is open to the public and ideal for anyone who is a business owner or homeowner. RSVP is required. If you sign up and pay before January 6, 2014, admission is $22 for members and $28 for non-members. After this date, admission is $28 for members and $32 for non-members. The event is sponsored by Kathy Orr from the Orr Insurance Group Allstate

This event is expected to fill up fast, so be sure to secure your RSVP today! For more information on the event or on how to become a member of the Above Board Chamber, contact Jeanne Sweeney at 239.910.7426 or visit www.aboveboardchamber.com.

The Above Board Chamber of Florida is dedicated to bringing people of faith together within the community, in the workplace and amongst one another. Their mission is to supply members with the tools that will allow them to take every aspect of their lives Above Board.