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Freeze-Up Prevention at Secondary or Vacation Homes

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Vermont Mutual Insurance Group wants to make sure homeowners are well informed about freeze-up prevention at secondary or vacation homes. They have authorized our agency to pass along this helpful information:

“Water supply lines, hot water heating systems and hot water tanks are typically drained down prior to the winter months in seasonal dwellings such as cottages or camps. In contrast, in secondary or vacation… Read More »


Join us at Light New Hartford 2017!

The Peter M. Bakker Agency is participating in the upcoming 20th Annual Light New Hartford event on December 3rd.  The event is being held in the town center from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm.  Activities include a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus,  cookies at Beekley Library,  performances by Dream, Believe, Achieve and local choir groups.

We will be collecting non perishable food and new… Read More »


Bakker Agency We Are the Children Toy Drive

Did you know that our insurance agency is a toy drop-off location for the We Are the Children program? We are the Children was founded by Hartford morning radio personality Gary Craig in 1985, and the organization has been raising funds and collecting gifts for less fortunate children ever since.

The Bakker Agency is proud to participate in this year’s toy drive as a drop… Read More »


Avoid a Deep Fried Thanksgiving Disaster – Be Careful with That Turkey!

As families and friends across America gather for the traditional Thanksgiving feast, one Turkey preparation style has steadily increased in popularity – that’s right, we’re talking DEEP FRIED TURKEY. Before we walk through how to safely prepare this delicious marvel of human ingenuity, we wanted to take the time to warn of you of the unfortunately very real dangers that this cooking method presents.

First… Read More »


Hosting a party?

 I’m hosting a party at a local social club. Do I need special coverage for that? How about if we serve alcohol?

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 It is an all too familiar event. You are hosting a party at a local social club and you did not obtain coverage. Something unfortunately went wrong and you were left to blame. We… Read More »


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