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GUARD Named a Ward’s 50 Top Performer for 2012

July 17, 2012

The list of Ward's 50® top performing insurance companies was released by Ward Group, an operational consulting firm and leading provider of benchmarking and best practices services to the insurance industry. Annually, Ward Group analyzes the financial performance of over 3,000 property-casualty insurance companies and nearly 800 life-health insurance companies domiciled in the United States and identifies the top performers…

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GUARD Aids Victims of Earthquake

March 5, 2010

A locally based insurance company demonstrated its willingness to give to others by raising nearly $30,000 to help victims of January's earthquake in Haiti. As a local corporate donor, Guard Insurance Group gave $27,678 to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund about two weeks ago to help Haitians recover from the disaster. The donation was the largest from any…

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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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