Press Releases2018-10-30T14:52:12-07:00

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CAPITAL INSURANCE GROUP® NAMES RICE INSURANCE  ‘AGENCY OF THE YEAR – NORTHWEST’ Distinguished award recognizes agency for its outstanding partnership and commitment to community  MONTEREY, Calif. (April 16, 2019) – Capital Insurance Group® (CIG), the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western United States, is proud to announce its 2018 Northwest Agency of the Year: Rice Insurance. The CIG Regional Agency of the Year Award acknowledges three regional, independent insurance agencies throughout the West Coast, evaluated on agency relationship, profitability, and community involvement. “The Northwest region remains an area we’ve targeted for profitable growth in all lines of [...]

Rice Insurance Named ‘Fast-Track Agency of the Year’ by Western National Insurance Group

(Minneapolis, Minn.) Western National Insurance Group today announced that Bellingham, Wash.-based Rice Insurance has been named Western National’s 2019 Western Region Fast-Track Agency of the Year. The Western Region Fast-Track Agency of the Year award is presented to one agency annually. The award recognizes an agency’s outstanding performance in the first three years of partnership with Western National based on premium growth and loss performance. An agency must also demonstrate that they meet high standards of professional excellence and integrity in order to be considered for this recognition. Rice Insurance accepted the award in early March at Western National’s [...]

Safeco Outstanding Agent Recognition Award

At Rice Insurance, LLC, we are committed to providing expert guidance to our clients. That is why we are so pleased to announce that Amber Rose Bivaletz, Personal Lines Account Manager of Rice Insurance has been recognized by Safeco Insurance® with the S.O.A.R. Award. Safeco Insurance is a national company that partners with local independent agents that live and work in our community. This honor acknowledges the daily diligence, integrity, passion for excellence, and hard work of Amber Rose. Only a select group of employees at local independent insurance agencies across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska are given [...]

Washington Healthplanfinder Adds In-Person Assistance Site in Whatcom County for 2018 Open Enrollment

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced that Rice Insurance, LLC will operate a Broker Affiliate Site in Bellingham offering in-person assistance to Washington Healthplanfinder customers during the upcoming open enrollment period that takes place Nov. 1, 2017-Jan. 15, 2018. Rice Insurance, LLC is one of only 13 locations throughout Washington State to be given this opportunity.  This directly impacts Whatcom County residents and the community on a very personal level. Call today to make your appointment! Broker Affiliate Press Release

Sandie Mathewson – Professional Woman of the Year Finalist!

A few weeks ago, it was announced publicly that our very own Sandie Mathewson has been chosen as one of six finalists for the Professional Woman of the Year Award by the non-profit organization Whatcom Women in Business. This is a prestigious award that considers one’s leadership, business acumen, acts of mentorship and service to the community. Though it came as no surprise, Sandie has been recognized among an outstanding group of finalist to which she feels is truly an honor and a privilege. On October 24th, the winner will be announced at the organization’s annual awards banquet, which also [...]

Rice Insurance, LLC – 2017 Inc. 5000 Award

Press Release Rice Insurance 2017 Inc. Award Rice Insurance is incredibly honored to have earned the position of 3310 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. This is the 2nd year running for Rice Insurance and an extraordinary accomplishment. Companies that made the list, on average, have grown six-fold since 2013. That’s a result most businesses can only dream of but Rice Insurance, LLC has accomplished it. Out of the nearly seven million private companies moving the economy forward every day, only a tiny fraction have demonstrated such remarkably consistent high growth. Established in 1946, Rice Insurance, [...]