Community Involvement


Media Release Larry Thum: Read release

International Insurance news: The British publication Wealth & Finance International magazine featured an article on Thum Insurance Agency and it’s International Insurance program. Read the full article here.

Bill Aims to Cut Red Tape for Mobile Retailers
A new proposal could let mobile vendors and retailers sell their goods without hassles.  Read the full article here

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

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.

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

Maryland law requires that all Motor Scooter and Moped Riders must have insurance coverage The 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: 


Community Involvement:

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Holland Rescue Mission
Marine Toys for Tots
Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth
America’s Adopt a Soldier
Soldiers’ Angels
StrokeReductionGolfClassic Annual Stroke Reduction Golf Classic to benefit Spectrum Health
The Irish Jig is a Grand Rapids event held to promote colorectal cancer awareness.
Kids Food Basket Serving Grand Rapids Children Need Our Help!!

There is nothing fun about childhood hunger, but changing the world can be fun! Jump in with Kids’ Food Basket and find out how you can start making the world a better place today!

Click Here, to see how you can help!

MSU Student Champions and Your Community.

It truly is better to give than to receive. From kids clinics, to accessible trick-or-treating, to reading to local classrooms,  Spartan student-athletes are making an impact in the community.

Click here for more information

2009 Best of Grand Rapids Award 

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