EPIC’s National Marine Operations Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that Ivon Friedman has joined the firm’s Marine Practice in San Francisco. Friedman will report to EPIC’s Risk Management – National Property and Marine Practice Leader, Michael Korn.

Winter Ice Buildup in Lakes and Ponds Can Cause a Host of Problems for Boats and Docks, as Well as for Fish and Wildlife

SANTA MARIA, Calif. — The change of seasons no longer means having to perform labor intensive tasks to safeguard your boat, dock and summer lake equipment from the damage that can occur from frigid, freezing water conditions. This winter use a Deicer in your lake or pond to prevent costly damage, says Discount Pumps.

Lake Home and Cabin Buyers: What to Look For at The Water’s Edge

LONG LAKE, Minn. — Whether you call it a lake home, cabin, cottage or camp, buyers are naturally drawn to the water’s edge when looking at lakeshore properties. The wide variety of shoreline conditions gives buyers a lot to consider before they write a purchase agreement, says John Gehring, owner of Solo Dock, a tip-in dock manufacturer in Long Lake, Minnesota.

Batteries Shack Now Metro Detroit’s Only Authorized Dealer for Deka and Trojan USA Batteries

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — Ask many boating enthusiasts which deep cycle batteries they prefer for their crafts, and they’ll name one of two brands: Deka, or Trojan USA, says Batteries Shack. They’re top-of-the-line batteries made in the USA; Deka through a company called East Penn Manufacturing. Both are known for having longer life spans and higher power outputs than competing brands.

Black History Month: Climate Leadership Takes Root February 22-23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Nikki Howes in Houston TX

HOUSTON, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Nikki Howes has joined the firm’s Energy and Marine Practice, within its Property and Casualty operations, as a Client Advocate, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal and Director of the Southwest Region, KJ Wagner.

Moduline Cabinets Chosen by the New York Yacht Club American Magic Racing Team

BROCKTON, Mass. — Moduline Cabinets, a leading high-alloy aluminum cabinet manufacturer, was recently chosen by the New York Yacht Club American Magic racing team to outfit their work containers. The team is a combination of The New York Yacht Club and Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association. They will compete in the upcoming 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand in 2021.

The Seidel Diesel Group Becomes a Master Distributor of Honeywell Garrett Turbochargers

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — The Seidel Diesel Group is excited to announce its new business relationship with Honeywell Garrett(R). Effective March 1, 2018, Seidel Diesel Group became one of Honeywell Garrett’s master distributors for the United States and Canada, representing genuine Garrett original equipment turbochargers.

Miami Mold Specialists Upgrades Attic and Crawlspace Mold Removal Technologies

MIAMI, Fla. — Prestigious South Florida Mold Removal Co., Miami Mold Specialists, Acquires State of the Art Fogger Tech. Specifically Designed for Attic, Crawlspace, and Maritime Mold Remediation and Disinfecting.

Documentary on Plight of Ground Fishermen to be Screened in Maine Towns

KITTERY, Maine — Maine residents will have an opportunity soon to witness the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, as seen through the eyes of a documentary filmmaker with a long record of acclaimed work. David Wittkower’s “Dead in the Water” will be shown at four Maine community theaters in April.