07/21/21

Wildfire Evacuations: Tips To Save Time, Money and Stress

Wildfires around Oregon have already sparked several evacuation orders.  But completing these tasks can help save you and your family time, money, and stress before, during, and after a wildfire. Level 3 evacuation: If you receive the level 3 order, leave your home as soon as possible. When it is safe, let your insurance company know […]

07/12/21

Oregon OSHA Adopts Temporary Working Requirements For Extreme Heat

As of July 8, 2021, Oregon OSHA has adopted an emergency rule that strengthens requirements for employers to protect workers from the dangers of high and extreme heat. The requirements expand access to shade and cool water. They also include regular cool-down breaks, training, communication, emergency planning and other measures that apply to both indoors and outdoors.  […]

07/07/21

Heat Related Illness: Know The Signs.

Wow, it has been hot.  Although forecasters say we have seen the last of the extreme heat, we still have several months of hot weather ahead.  It is important as you go about work and play this summer, to be aware of the signs of heat related illness. When a body cannot cool itself fast […]

06/21/21

EPB&B Welcomes A New Intern

Welcome to Dylan Baker, the first candidate to enter into Elliott, Powell, Baden and Baker’s new internship program.  Dylan is going to be a junior at the University of Oregon where he is majoring in Business Administration.  During his time at EPB&B Dylan will be introduced to all facets of the company, from sales to […]

06/15/21

Make Sure Your Trees Are Summer Ready.

As the longer days and warmer weather head our way, many of us are focused on getting our yards ready for summer fun and relaxation. But while you are busy making sure your lawn is lush, and your roses are pruned, it is also essential to pay special attention to your trees. Yes, your trees. […]

06/09/21

Get Ready For National Record Store Day This Saturday.

Love music?  Then set your alarm and get in line early at your favorite independent record store this Saturday June 12th for RECORD STORE DAY. This is a day for the people who make up the world of the record store—the staff, the customers, and the artists—to come together and celebrate the unique culture of […]

06/03/21

EPB&B On Portland Business Journal Top Ten, Again

Elliott, Powell, Baden, and Baker is pleased to be recognized again this year as a top Metro Area Commercial Insurance Brokerage by Portland Business Journal. Number seven to be exact, not that we are counting. “We are appreciative of the recognition we are receiving again this year by Portland Business Journal,” says EPB&B President Marc Baker, […]

06/01/21

Team EPB&B Together Again

Team EPB&B Together Again The boards are  down and the desks are dusted!   Although Elliott, Powell, Baden, and Baker has been open throughout the pandemic, seamlessly continuing to provide exceptional service to our customers, we had to take precautions to keep our team and our building safe, including working from home and safeguarding our […]

05/26/21

Eat In Or Dine Out: Five Delicious Team Picks

Decisions, decisions, decisions.  Here in Oregon we have no shortage of delicious dining options to choose from and  Elliott, Powell, Baden and Baker is fortunate to call many of them our valued insureds.  So whether you are in the mood for a sit down steak dinner or a slice of pizza on the run, here […]

05/19/21

The Ultimate Wedding Day Surprise

Talk about making an impact!  Last month Portland Homeless Family Solutions, a valued Elliott, Powell, Baden and Baker insured, had a big gift waiting for one special couple on their wedding day.  After reaching out to their village, PHFS received donations of a wedding cake, wedding flowers, a professional photographer, wedding dress alterations, a  night […]