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Vote for Best of the West 2021!

TIME AGAIN TO VOTE - If you think we are still the best choice as your local insurance agent, we would appreciate your vote again this year. Click on the icon below or on this link to begin voting for "Best of the West....

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Carmen Johnson honored with 20 year service award

”Carmen!” That’s what you hear over the partition from a co-worker who needs help with their computer. Carmen Johnson is an invaluable part of the A-Team. She works behind the scenes to keep our computers and software...

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A Refreshing Look Ahead

Preparing for our 100th Anniversary Spring brings us a fresh start and growth! New hope and sunshine awaken us as we are emerging slowly from this long pandemic. We look forward to things becoming more normal with each...

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New website launched

We want to introduce our new website to you, and help you find your way around our site. Each tab heading contains a wealth of convenient and useful information. 24/7 you can make a payment, file a claim, request policy...

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Staff awards given for 2020

WELCOME TO THE A-TEAM! Team trophies were awarded during the December annual meeting to Mitch Keller, Agent, and Brittney Allen, Commercial Lines Service Representative who joined American Insurance in 2020. Also...

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Let's talk about your 2021 appointment calendar

We want to hear about your 2021 appointment calendar that you receive each year in the mail. Would you like an extra copy of this calendar to share with a neighbor or a friend? Or, do you not use your calendar and you'd...

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Commercial Lines department grows to 4 employees

Rapid growth in the number of business insurance accounts has prompted the need to expand our Customer Service staff to four with the recent addition of Brittney Allen. We welcome Brittney, who previously worked for...

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Welcome to Mitch Keller as new agent

Mitch Keller has joined American Insurance as a licensed Property-Casualty insurance agent. Prior to starting his insurance career, Mitch worked in customer service for Regence BlueShield of Idaho and most recently as a...

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Aerial fireworks display will happen July 4th

For 35 years, American Insurance has been a major sponsor of the Lewis-Clark Valley aerial fireworks display on July 4th. The big, spectacular aerial fireworks display will go on as usual but the pre-show at Adams Field...

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Q & A: Will the valley Independence Day fireworks happen?

We printed this Q&A column in the June 10, 2020 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Will the valley Independence Day fireworks happen?A: YES! For 35 years, American Insurance has been a major sponsor of the Lewis-...

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COVID-19 Advisory - Lobbies now open!

Lobbies are now open at AMERICAN INSURANCE offices in Lewiston and Moscow. As an essential business, we have remained open to serve you by phone, email and online during the COVID stay-at-home period. But, honestly,we...

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COVID-19 Advisory- Lobbies closed, but open to serve you!

UPDATE: Our lobbies are open again as of June 1. You can find out more about our office changes here in this new article. - Although face-to-face customer visits are restricted, our employees are on the job to serve...

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Congrats to Jeremy Van Houten, new CIC

Moscow agent, Jeremy Van Houten, has been awarded the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation by the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. To become a CIC, Jeremy completed 100 classroom...

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Welcome back Jenni Waters!

We are pleased to welcome back Jennifer (Jenni) Waters to American Insurance. For those who don’t know, Jenni worked as our Moscow Personal Lines Customer Service Agent (PL-CSA) from 2006 to 2015. Jenni rejoined us in...

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New Medicare card reminders & facts

By now, our senior clients should have received their new Medicare card - with your new Medicare Number. When you’re enrolled in Medicare, you’ll get your red, white, and blue Medicare card in the mail. If you're...

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Several changes for our Moscow office

We have made some recent changes to our Moscow office. New Office Hours: For your convenience, beginning on July 1, our Moscow office will open earlier at 8:00AM. We are now open 8AM to 5PM M-F and closed during lunch...

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Shawn Sullivan named President at American Insurance

Fourth generation takes helm of family owned agency - Shawn D. Sullivan, CIC, is now serving as President of American Insurance effective Jan. 1, 2019. The announcement was made at the agency’s Dec. 14 annual staff...

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We won! Business of the Year Award 2018

AMERICAN INSURANCE was chosen as the “Business of the Year for 2018” by the Lewis Clark Chamber of Commerce. This recognition from the business community is an true honor. We strive to be a leader within our industry...

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Embarrassing Moments 2018

#1 EMBARRASSING MOMENT: 13 people in a party limo with loud music and champagne - what could go wrong? The Lewiston staff of American Insurance took a stretch-limo to our new Moscow office for our holiday party. (...

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Moscow Christmas Open House planned Dec. 10-14

AMERICAN INSURANCE - invites you to visit - our new Moscow office - 604 S. Washington St. - (across from Umpqua Bank, diagonal from Moscow Food Co-op ) During our office closures, visit our Online Service Center for...

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Thanks-a-TON for 2,655 lbs. of Food Drive donations!

2,655 lbs. - A TON of Thanks-giving! - Here are John and Philip Sullivan with one of three full pallets of food donations. Also pictured is the new Fork Lift purchased with the Make More Happen $10,000 Award from Safeco...

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Philip Sullivan receives SOAR award from Safeco

Philip Sullivan, CIC, has received the Safeco Outstanding Agent Recognition (S.O.A.R.) Award for 2018. The S.O.A.R. Award recognizes Philip for his commitment to customer service and performance for American Insurance....

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Our Moscow office has moved!

New location at 604 S Washington St, Moscow - The Moscow office has moved now into our new office location at 604 S Washington St (the former Whitney Law office). The Sullivan family owns the building and AMERICAN...

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Text us for policy services

For your convenience we have added a new way to communicate with us – texting! Cell phones have become part of our everyday life. Now all you have to do is text this number and the message will be routed to your agent....

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Together We Made More Happen - $5K More!

YOU MADE IT HAPPEN! - Our thanks to all who “liked” and “shared” the Safeco Make More Happen post to benefit our Community Action Partnership (CAP) Food Banks. Safeco offered to double the original grant through a...

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3rd Annual Hometown Business Food Drive ends Nov. 20

American Insurance is inviting all small business owners to partner with us again from Nov. 12-20 - now extended! - for the 3rd Annual Hometown Business Food Drive. Just bring your donations to our office or if you're a...

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What’s next for the big fireworks display?

You are part of something BIG! Your trust and confidence in AMERICAN INSURANCE has made it possible for us to be a major sponsor of the valley’s Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for the last 33 years. As costs...

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Best of the West Winners Announced

The votes are in! AMERICAN INSURANCE is honored to be once again selected as “Best of the West” insurance agency for 2018. The Sullivans & staff are very proud to be chosen and always strive to be worthy of your...

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Transforming our future Moscow office

We have purchased the former Whitney Attorney building at 604 South Washington in Moscow. It sits on the SE corner of Washington and 6th Street, across from Umpqua Bank and kiddie corner from the Moscow Food Co-Op...

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How an umbrella policy works to cover you

Here's how an umbrella policy works to provide you with an additional excess insurance limit in a lawsuit. There are many instances when an accident, injury or other issue can occur where you have a legal or financial...

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Reviews requested from you!

How are we doing? We want you to tell us what you think of our service. Please send in a confidential message to management by filling out our short Customer Service Comment form. Gift Card: As a "thank you" for taking...

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2 ways to save on insurance in 2018

Is one of your resolutions for the New Year to spend less money, or find ways to cut costs? American Insurance can help you do just that! Here are two ways you can save money on your auto and home insurance today. ...

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2nd Annual Food Drive set Nov. 13-17

We invite you to partner with us to “fill the shelves” at Community Action Food Bank in Lewiston and the Moscow Food Bank this holiday season! We are hosting the second annual American Insurance Food Drive from Nov. 13-...

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Shawn Sullivan honored for 15-year commitment to quality education

Shawn Sullivan, CIC, American Insurance Agency Vice President, recently received recognition for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC), a leading national...

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4th of July Fireworks – A Sullivan Family Tradition

For 32 years AMERICAN INSURANCE has been a major financial sponsor of the Lewis-Clark valley’s Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on July 4th. John Sullivan, agency President, is involved in every aspect of the...

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The AMERICAN CHALLENGE - and fireworks!

In honor of Independence Day, the Sullivans invite you to celebrate your independence with us - by taking the AMERICAN CHALLENGE! Quote your preferred Auto Insurance Quote or a Home Insurance Quote and get a $10 lunch...

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You can now call your agent's direct line

When you have billing questions, need to add or remove autos or drivers, make coverage changes, quotes, report claims or any service need, now you can reach your Customer Service Agent through her direct phone number. ...

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We're a Best of the West winner!

The votes are in! AMERICAN INSURANCE is honored to be once again selected as “Best of the West” insurance agency for 2017. The Sullivans & staff are very proud to be chosen and always strive to be worthy of your...

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History Brief - Our Logo

Our company logo was launched in 1990. The triangular shape contains our American colors of red (on the left), white (silhouette of the Statue of Liberty in the center) and blue (on the right). The Statue of Liberty was...

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2016 Celebrated by Staff

AMERICAN INSURANCE staff and management celebrated our annual employee meeting and awards ceremony on December 16, 2016. President John Sullivan talked about upcoming changes in 2017 in the insurance industry and how...

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Join Us! 4th of July Fireworks Show

For our 30th year, AMERICAN INSURANCE invites you to join us in Adams Field at Clarkston High School for the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration. You are invited to Adam's Field at Clarkston High School. There is no...

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Bashore Chooses American Insurance

Bashore Insurance Transfers Grange Policies to American Insurance Bashore Insurance Agency of Clarkston has announced that American Insurance of Lewiston and Moscow has been selected as service agents for Grange...

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Best of the West 3-Peat!

For the third year in a row, AMERICAN INSURANCE, in Lewiston and Moscow, was voted "Best of the West" Insurance Agency for 2014 in a KLEW TV online survey of local resident's preferences. The Sullivans and staff are...

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New Roundabout Danger

Just when you thought you had figured out how to drive in the Roundabout, something new pops up - PEDESTRIANS! With summer weather comes an increase in pedestrian traffic needing to cross the street at the roundabout....

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Nightmares On The Roundabout

I've been having a recurring dream...a nightmare really. I find myself driving to work, north on Snake River Ave. I pass KOZE Radio and find myself becoming anxious but don't know why. As I pass under the Southway...

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What About Prospect Ave?

The traffic plan for the south end of Prospect Avenue was always dependent on the Roundabout construction plan. So the closing of Prospect's access to Southway and Snake River Ave was a fate sealed long ago....

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3 Roundabout Rules To Know

Have you got it figured out? It turns out that Roundabouts have special driving rules. So, here are three tips you should know to drive safely in a modified multi-lane roundabout now open at the intersection of...

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Roundabout Shaping Up!

The outline of Lewiston's first roundabout is taking shape. Curb and gutter now fully border the intersection at Southway and Snake River Ave. Concrete lanes fill half the future roundabout circle and preparations to...

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American Ins On KLEW-TV

American Insurance is featuring a new "Best of the West" ad on KLEW-TV (CBS cable channel 3 and HD channel 460) during the 6pm News, 11pm News and 6:30am Re-broadcast. Click and watch now and tell us what you think? Do...

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Voted "Best of the West" 2013

AMERICAN INSURANCE, in Lewiston and Moscow, was voted "Best of the West" for 2013 in a KLEW TV online survey of local resident's preferences. The Sullivans and staff are proud to be chosen and always strive to be worthy...

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Roundabout We Go!

Intersection closure this weekend. The roundabout construction project at Southway / Snake River Ave intersection is having the second and last scheduled closing this weekend. We will keep you informed on construction...

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AMERICAN INSURANCE Celebrates 90 Years

The Sullivans - John, Shawn, Philip & the entire staff invite you to our 90th Anniversary Open House & Customer Appreciation on Friday, September 21st! For details please read below:

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American Insurance Voted "Best of the West"!

AMERICAN INSURANCE, Lewiston and Moscow, were voted “Best of the West” Insurance Agency for 2012. We are very proud to be chosen by popular vote and always strive to be worthy of our customers' continued trust. Our “...

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7 Reasons to "Like" Us!

Facebook is personal. And what could be more personal than protecting all the things you value most - your home, autos and personal items; your health and your life; lliability protection for your earning power, savings...

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