Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to visit fire stations, insurance agencies during Monday trip to Robeson County Commissioner will also award grant checks to volunteer fire departments

RALEIGH

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will make stops at Robeson County insurance agencies and fire stations on Monday, Aug. 17, presenting grant checks along the way.

During a stop at the Robeson County Emergency Management Center, Commissioner Causey will present ceremonial matching grant checks to 18 local volunteer fire departments.

In addition, representatives from the East Arcadia Volunteer Fire Department will be on hand to receive a grant check from Blue Cross Blue Shield NC. Commissioner Causey will also present ceremonial matching grant checks to two other volunteer fire departments during stops at their stations later in the day. The matching grants for Robeson County fire departments total more than $360,000

While meeting with firefighters, Commissioner Causey will listen to their concerns and discuss efforts to improve volunteer recruitment and retention.

During stops at insurance agencies, Commissioner Causey will listen to agents’ concerns and ideas and discuss his efforts to modernize the industry in North Carolina.

Here is Commissioner Causey’s public schedule for the day:

9:45 a.m. – Robeson County Emergency Management Center

38 Legend Road, Lumberton, N.C.

(Ceremonial matching grant checks will be presented to the Big Marsh, Brits Township, Evans Cross Road, Lumber Bridge, Orrun Township, Parkton Fire and Rescue, Pembroke, Pine Terrace, Raft Swamp, Raynham-Mcdonald, Rennert, Rowland, Saddletree, Shannon, Smiths, St. Pauls, Sterlings and Whitehouse fire departments. A grant check from Blue Cross Blue Shield NC will be presented to the East Arcadia Volunteer Fire Department in Bladen County.)

11:15 a.m. – Northwoods Volunteer Fire Department

344 Sherwood Road, Lumberton, N.C.

(Ceremonial grant check presentation)

 

1:45 p.m. – Cook Insurance Services

1004 Woodridge Drive, Lumberton, N.C.

 

2:05 p.m. – Robeson County Farm Bureau Insurance

302 Bailey Road, Lumberton, N.C.

 

3:00 p.m. – Burnt Swamp-Philadelphus Rural Fire Department

54 Fire Department Road, Red Springs, N.C.

(Ceremonial grant check presentation)

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