News and Events

Events:

2014 Stroke Reduction Golf Classic
The first annual Stroke Reduction Golf Classic benefiting the Spectrum Health Foundation will be held on May 12, 2014 at Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids, MI. Thum Insurance Agency, LLC is sponsoring a Hole-In-One Contest at this charity event. For more information visit: www.strokereductiongolfclassic.com

EPIC Awards – Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
2014 Grand Rapids Chamber EPIC Awards – Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, MI.  Melissa Thum from Thum Insurance Agency, LLC is on the selection committee at this local event. For more information visit: EPIC Awards - Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce

MHCA – Mobile Health Clinics Association
2014 Annual Mobile Health Clinics Forum will be held September 20-23, 2014 at the International Trade & Convention Center, Westin Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, Savannah, GA

NATM – National Association of Trailer Manufacturers
27th Annual NATM Convention & Trade Show will be held February 11-13, 2015 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

RSNA Radiological Society of North America
RSNA 2014: November 30-December 5, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL


News:

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

MHCA – Mobile Health Clinics Association -MHCA Spring 2014 newsletter

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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: http://mlis.state.md.us/2012rs/billfile/SB0309.htm


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!