Working to Volunteer for Society

February 15, 2008

Carl Witkowski believes in human capital – in the workplace and the community. It’s why his company, Guard Insurance, lets employees perform volunteer work on company time. Guard is one of several employers in Luzerne County that encourage their workers to dedicate time to a local charity. Last week, Luzerne County Community College joined the ranks of volunteer-friendly employers. The…

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GUARD Lot an Example of What Pride Can Accomplish

August 7, 2007

“They paved paradise and put up a parking lot,” Joni Mitchell famously noted in 1969’s “Big Yellow Taxi.” That’s usually the way it works: Take some land, however nice, and cover it with black top and forget about it, creating just another urban desert. This makes what GUARD Insurance Group has done with its parking lot on Market Street in…

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GUARD Recognized Among Model Carriers

May 12, 2007

GUARD Insurance Group, a Workers’ Compensation specialist based in downtown Wilkes-Barre, was selected by Celent, LLC., to be featured in a 2007 Model Carrier Report that highlights case studies of effective usage of modern technology in insurance. GUARD’s Agency Service Center (ASC) was recognized as a “Model Carrier Component” for providing insurance agents and brokers with a secure, web-based means…

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GUARD Receives Chamber’s Healthy Workplace Award

November 9, 2006

GUARD Insurance Group’s health care initiative, WellGUARD, was recently recognized by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce during a Healthy Workplace Awards ceremony and a downtown Walk/Run for Business. The event began with a walk from Chuck Robbins’ Sporting Goods on South Main Street and ended at Public Square. Carl Witkowski, Executive Vice President of Information Systems and Chief Administrative…

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GUARD Among Industry Technology Award Finalists

October 29, 2004

GUARD Insurance Group, a Workers' Compensation specialist based in downtown Wilkes-Barre, was recognized as a finalist for the 2004 A.M. Best E-Fusion Awards, a national program highlighting innovative uses of technology to address insurance business challenges. GUARD's Agency Service Center, a comprehensive, feature rich, and secure web site developed by the company to allow independent agents and brokers to manage…

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GUARD is Ranked #2 Best Place to Work in PA

December 18, 2001

GUARD Insurance Group was recently honored as #2 among all large companies in Pennsylvania in the Best Places to Work in PA awards ceremonies held November 29th, 2001, in Harrisburg. This distinction also makes GUARD the highest ranking insurance company in 2001. The Best Places to Work in PA program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor deserving employers across…

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