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Texas Jalapeno Cheeseball

Holiday Traditions, From our Family to Yours - The Johnson family shares their traditional holiday recipe, the Texas Jalapeno Cheeseball......YUM! Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 2...

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Windy City Arts

Spotlight On Success: Windy City Arts - Windy City Arts, Custom Signs and Graphic Design just celebrated their 10th year in business in the Wood River Valley. After being invited to come and see what was available in...

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Setting Your Budget

- Guest article by Maggie Howard, Citywide Home Loans Whether you're buying a home for the first time or you've decided it's about time that you upgraded to a larger, more expansive house, if you're making a real...

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Staff Introductions: Shawn Myers

Get To Know Your Agents - Meet Shawn Myers. "Born and raised here, I have a deep love for our valley. After high school I moved away for college and new adventures, but came back home to raise my two sons. I am happiest...

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Health Insurance Deadlines

Time is winding down for health insurance - With the busy holiday season, don't forget to address your health insurance needs! The February, 2015 open enrollment deadline is coming up fast! No matter your age or current...

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Rotarun Wins Donation

Congratulations to Rotarun Ski Hill Rotarun Ski Hill was the winner of a $210 donation from our Referral Rewards donation contest! Wood River Insurance donates $10 to a local charity for each referral we receive. By...

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December Referral Rewards

Helping our community with Referral Rewards - We've built our agency by taking special care of you, our clients. We would like to show our appreciation by offering you Referral Rewards! As part of our Thanks A Million...

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Veterans Music Festival

Congratulations to The Veterans Music Festival!! The Veterans Music Festival won a $100 donation from our Referral Rewards, Charity Donation contest! WRI donates $10 to a local charity for each referral we receive. You...

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Make More Happen Award

At Wood River Insurance, we believe strongly in supporting our community. And dedicated organizations like The Hunger Coalition help make the Wood River Valley a better place for all of us. We're particularly proud...

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Big Belly Deli

Spotlight On Success - Tonya Schneider grew up in the suburbs of Seattle. After college, she traveled around the country to open and manage stores for the apparel and housewares company, Urban Outfitters. A few years...

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Buying A Business

Are you contemplating buying an existing business? Doing so can be greatly advantageous, because the business may be well established and have a solid track record of profits. No matter how attractive the opportunity...

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Meet Your New Agent

Meet Felicity Roberts. Help us welcome our newest staff member, Felicity Roberts! She will be joining our Personal Lines team with 10+ years of insurance experience. We are very excited to have her on board! Felicity...

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Health Insurance Dates

It is the season to start thinking about health insurance. No matter your age or current coverage situation, the months of October 2014 through February 2015 are noteworthy. Please review the dates listed below to find...

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September Referral Rewards

Thanks A Million! Referral Rewards Program - As part of our Thanks A Million referral rewards program, Wood River Insurance donates $10 to a local charity for each referral we receive! We've built our agency by taking...

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Best of The Valley

We are very exited and proud to win Best Insurance Agency! And our own Hailee Blomquist-Mintz won Silver for Best Insurance Agent. Many thanks to our wonderful clients and friends who voted for us. We couldn't have...

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Sun Valley Road Rally

The Sun Valley Road Rally is a one-of-a-kind experience, allowing automobile enthusiasts to push their car and their driving skills to the limits on a public highway in the incredible Sawtooth National Forest, just a...

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Wood River Fine Arts

Spotlight On Success - Wood River Fine Arts features contemporary and traditional pieces by artists who capture the unique lifestyle and history of the American West. In addition to the select group of award-winning...

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Summer Real Estate Update

Thinking of selling your home? First impressions are everything. As summer visitors begin flooding the Wood River Valley, the chances of selling your home become better than ever. I have seen the same mistakes played...

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Staff Introductions: Rebecca Ruhter

Meet Rebecca Ruhter. "I have lived in the Wood River Valley for over 20 years now with my husband Bryan, who is a native to the valley. We decided that we wanted to raise our children Auden, who is now 20 and our...

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Term Life Insurance

Term Life Insurance that protects Protect your family's financial future with term life insurance from The Cincinnati Life Insurance Company. Loans Term life insurance proceeds can help your beneficiary pay off your...

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June Referral Rewards

Thanks A Million! Referral Rewards Program - As part of our Thanks A Million referral rewards program, Wood River Insurance donates $10 to a local charity for each referral we receive! We've built our agency by taking...

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Best of the Valley

Don't forget to vote for Wood River Insurance as Best Insurance Agency and your Favorite Agent for Best Insurance Agent in this year's Best of the Valley! The deadline is May 4th. http://mtexpress.com/...

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Spring Cleaning

Spring time is a great time to clean, organize and get rid of unnecessary items in your house. It is also a great time to check if your safety plans are in place and your safety equipment is in working order. Test...

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Rasberry's

Spotlight On Success - Callie and Maeme Rasberry were born in the bi-cultural city of El Paso, Texas, on the border of New Mexico and Old Mexico. Maeme came to the Wood River Valley to help her Aunt Annette Frehling...

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Spring Real Estate Update

Spring is here in the mountains. In the real estate world, this tends to be a time where sellers start to think about putting homes on the market in anticipation of our busy summer selling season. The national economy...

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Staff Introductions: Hailee Blomquist-Mintz

Meet Hailee Blomquist-Mintz. "A native of the Wood River Valley I moved back to the valley permanently in 2000 when I started at Wood River Insurance. I have been working at WRI for over 14 years and have moved up the...

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New Life Insurance Opportunity

Wood River Insurance just received a new Life Insurance appointment with Cincinnati Life Insurance Company. We are excited to share this new opportunity and these great rates with our clients and friends! Term life...

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April Referral Rewards

Thanks A Million! Referral Rewards Program - As part of our Thanks A Million referral rewards program, Wood River Insurance donates $10 to a local charity for each referral we receive! We've built our agency by taking...

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Paws For Hunger Pet Food Drive

- - Paws for Hunger is the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley's partnership program with The Hunger Coalition. The sad truth is that when families go hungry pets go hungry too. Through the Paws for Hunger program,...

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Happenings Around The Office

- Meet Our Newest Employee We would like to introduce our newest employee, Krista Ray. Krista will be working in both commercial and personal lines. Welcome to the WRI family Krista! Krista is a 31 year old mother to...

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Ketchum Automotive

Spotlight On Success - Ketchum Automotive - Ryan Dean grew up in Ketchum. He went to Hemmingway Elementary, Community School and Wood River High. Ryan skied on the SVSEF team all through high school. He then went to...

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Umbrella Insurance

- - If any of these things happened to you, there's a good chance your current liability limits wouldn't be adequate to protect your assets-or your future earnings. How an Umbrella Policy works. An umbrella policy...

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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Reminder

Health Insurance Open Enrollment Reminder - by Rhiana Macaya Mitchell For those of you out there who have not yet applied for an ACA (Affordable Care Act) compliant plan on or off of the Health Insurance Exchange, the...

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February Referral Rewards

Congratulations To Bellevue Public Library! Bellevue Public Library outreach programs was the winner of $140 donation from our 4th Quarter 2013 Referral Rewards charity donation contest. WRI donates $10 to charity for...

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