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Turlock

GDI Insurance Agency
801 Geer Rd
Turlock, CA 95380
Phone: (209) 634-2929
Toll-Free: (888) 991-2929
Fax: (209) 634-2927
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South Lake Tahoe

GDI Insurance Agency
2241 James Ave, #4
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 Local Branch: GDI de Laet Insurance Services
Phone: (530) 307-9026
Toll-Free: (888) 991-2929
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Porterville

GDI Insurance Agency
273 South Parkwest Street
Porterville, CA 93257Local Branch: GDI Curtis Alkire Insurance Services

Phone: (559) 544-4400
Toll-Free: (888) 991-2929

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Congratulations to our President on his ARM Certification!

Our President, Matt Davis, just obtained his Associate in Risk Management (“ARM”) designation. Looks like he now thinks he’s some kind of a “big deal”.

It’s Time for a Workers’ Compensation Program Upgrade

Successful companies aren’t just companies that make a lot of money.

Successful companies are those with a glowing outside and a healthy inside.

They are businesses that take care of their employees just as much as their customers.

Recently, there’s been a big push for cheap or cut-rate workers’ compensation insurance. And, when considered as part of your safety program, workers’ comp is an investment in your business’ most important asset – your employees.

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FEMA Unveils Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program

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CNA Financial’s “Sophisticated Cyber-Attack”

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