Safe hunting is no accident

The first hunter education course was offered at a 4-H camp in 1944. But states were slow to require any kind of hunter safety program until the 1960s and '70s when the idea really caught on. Now nearly every state requires hunters to take an approved safety course in order to buy a hunting license. 

Even if you've already taken such a course, or if you were exempt because of age or military service, it's still a good idea to give hunting safety another look. 

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Tree stand safety tips for the big hunt

Falls from tree stands continue to be the leading cause of injury for hunters. The good news is that these falls are preventable. Hunting from a tree stand allows you to have a better view of your target while avoiding detection from your prey, but take several safety precautions. 

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Guest blog: #MyGivingStory - Courtney, Specialty Lines Underwriter

With busy lives, and even busier schedules, it can sometimes be hard to find time to give back to your community. However, the benefits of volunteering can be hugely rewarding. Besides being able to help others in need, volunteering can help improve skills in areas such as finance, event planning, fundraising, etc. It can also help build your network and build new friendships. 

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Protect the key to your nonprofit's success

Ask any director of a nonprofit what makes their organization great, and they'll likely say, "our volunteers." These special people present unique exposures, so directors should take proper measures to protect them and their nonprofits. 

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5 ways to honor a veteran

Each year when November 11 rolls around, many retail stores are eager to advertise their Veterans Day sales and promotions. Granted, you may get a great deal on that new pair of shoes you've been eyeing up, but how much will that 25% off sale at the department store really do to honor veterans?

Veterans Day is a time for us to pay our respects to those who have served our country. This year, instead of shopping the sales, check out one of our top 5 picks for honor soldiers, both past and present, this Veterans Day. 

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