Oh Rats! Surprising Risks You Should Know About the Drought

By: Jackie Sudia-Reno, AIC, ARM, CRIS, Claims & Risk Management Liaison, Warren G. Bender Co.

We’re all changing the way we do things due to the severe drought that our area is experiencing. Here is an example of an unexpected consequential hazard from the drought…

A large commercial building sustained water damage; the culprits are rats. The rats chewed holes in condensation water lines above the ceiling tiles of the building to get to the water inside. When the hot weather hit and the condensation flow increased for several days running, the water escaped through the holes in the lines and caused major damage to the ceiling, walls, and flooring which produced mold growth quite quickly into the warm air. (more…)

Filed under: Property & Casualty,Safety — Jillian Bender-Cormier @ 6:17 pm June 25, 2015

Team Bender to Host Mexican Fiesta Fundraiser

WGBCO’s Light the Night Team, “Team Bender”, will be hosting it’s 2nd Annual Mexican Fiesta Fundraiser on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015. All proceeds will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and will be added to Team Bender’s fundraising total.

The lunch (menu including a create-your-own nacho bar and taco bar), will be served from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Tickets are $10 each ($12 at the door) and can be purchased at Warren G. Bender Co.’s front desk.

Join us for a delicious Mexican meal AND help us fight blood cancers!

Filed under: Community Outreach — Jillian Bender-Cormier @ 6:06 pm June 24, 2015