News and Events

ATA – American Telemedicine Association 20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting & Trade Show will be held May 3-5, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA. For Conference details, click here.

MHCA – Mobile Health Clinics Association 2015 11th Annual Mobile Health Clinics Forum will be held September 25-28, 2015 at the America’s Center Renaissance Grand Hotel, St Louis, MO

MHCA – Mobile Health Clinics Association Spring 2015 Regional Coalition Meetings:

Florida May 8, 10am-2pm, University of Florida, Gainesville

Georgia March 20, 10am-2pm, Rockdale Career Academy (Help a Child Smile), Conyers

Illinois March 2, Community Health Care Clinic

Louisiana April 20, 10am-2pm, Mary Bird Perkins, Baton Rouge

Missouri  March 27, The Heights (St. Louis Children’s Hospital), St. Louis

New York City April 27 (Care for the Homeless)

North Carolina March 13, 10am-2pm, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem

Northern California  April 9, St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco

Pacific Northwest  May 8, Evergreen Hospital, Kirkland, WA

Southern California June 8, CA Endowment, Los Angeles

Texas   March 20, 10am-2pm, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston

Upper Midwest   April 10, 9am-1pm, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA


NATDA – North American Trailer Dealers Association 2015 NATDA Trade Show and Convention, September 10-12, will be held at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN. Click here for details.

NDA – National Dental Association 102nd Annual Convention will be held July 24 – 28, 2015 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile,  Chicago, IL. For Convention details click here.

RSNA - Radiological Society of North America

RSNA 2015 will mark the 101st RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting.  November 29- December 4, 2015 – McCormick Place, Chicago, IL Click here for details  RSNA Annual Meeting 2015

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Events

2015 Grand Rapids Chamber EPIC Awards – Monday, June 1, 2015 at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. Click here for details



AHRQ – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Innovation Profile: Mobile Clinic Delivers Culturally Competent Services to Underserved Neighborhoods, Leading to Identification of Untreated Chronic Conditions, Better Blood Pressure Control, and Significant Return on Investment Read the full article here.

Michigan Dental Association Backed Mobile Dentistry Bill Passes; Heads to Snyder for Signature. Read the full article

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signs motorcycle helmet optional law Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a bill that would allow motorcycle operators 21 or older to ride without a helmet, his office said today. Read the full article.

NATDA Industry News announces Retail Trailer Insurance

Coverage for trailers of any use, size or value is now available through Thum Insurance Agency, working with Recreation Insurance Specialists, the program administrator for an A-rated insurance carrier. Read article

Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health

The HHS Office of Minority Health announced on October 24th their support for the Mobile Health Map, to document the growth and contributions of mobile health clinics nationwide. To read the full press release click here

Thum Insurance Agency Announces Affinity Program for NATM Members

Thum Insurance Agency, LLC now serves as the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) endorsed agency providing a broad coverage retail trailer insurance policy available to the owner of a trailer less than 26,000 lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. Download press release

Maryland law requires that all Motor Scooter and Moped Riders must have insurance coverageThe Senate Bill 309 went into effect October 1, 2012.  Maryland law requires that all Motor Scooter and Moped Riders must have the following in place:

  • Have insurance for their scooter or moped
  • Have and display a title decal on the rear of the vehicle
  • Wear a helmet
  • Wear eye protection or have a vehicle windscreen

Failure to comply with these regulations could result in traffic citations with penalties from $70 for no decal to $290 for no insurance.  If you would like complete details on the new law please read Senate Bill 309 or visit:


2009 Best of Grand Rapids Award

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement. View the press release

Thum Insurance Agency celebrated its 20th Anniversary and the relocation to its new offices with a ribbon cutting and open house on April 7, 2010!