Integris Insurance chose to purchase and donate carseats to those in need with the cash prize money they received after winning Broker of the Year 2010.Pictured from left to right: Joanne Tkachyk and Debbie Metcalf with the carseats.

Integris Insurance chose to purchase and donate carseats to those in need with the cash prize money they received after winning Broker of the Year 2010.Pictured from left to right: Joanne Tkachyk and Debbie Metcalf with the carseats.

Integris Insurance named broker of the year 2010

Integris Insurance Services Ltd. was named 2010 Broker of the Year by the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia. The award includes a cash prize that Integris Insurance has donated to the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation.

Integris Insurance Services Ltd. was named 2010 Broker of the Year by the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of British Columbia.  The award includes a cash prize that Integris Insurance has donated to the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation.

“Integris Insurance is committed to safety in our community“, says Debbie Metcalf, Agency Representative for Integris Insurance in Vanderhoof.  “We were thrilled to be named top broker by Mutual Fire … in terms of the cash prize, staff opted to purchase and donate carseats to those in need”, continues Metcalf.  “It’s a very rewarding job – we help families protect their future every day!”

“We are extremely pleased to partner with a great community supporter like Integris” says April Hughes, Health Services Administrator for Northern Health in Vanderhoof.  “This donation will help families in our region that may not have the ability to provide a suitable car seat for their children” states Hughes.  “Congratulations to Integris Insurance on their 2010 Broker of the Year Award!”

“I am very proud of our staff”, states Integris Board of Director Noella Herod.  “Our insurance people chose to give back to families in a meaningful way” says Herod.  “I am not surprised … since 2005, Integris has distributed over $1.2 million to our communities and this is a great example of what we’re all about” concludes Herod.

The criteria used by Mutual Fire to award Broker of the Year includes: business growth, ease of doing business, broker knowledge and professionalism.