12 Sep B&B Insurance Agency Reflects on Hurricane Dorian
At B&B Insurance Agency, we handle car, home, motorcycle, boat, life, health and liability insurance. In the final days of August, as Hurricane Dorian continued to gain in strength while moving closer and closer to the Florida coast, like everyone else in South Florida, we were preparing for the storm. In addition to securing our homes and our office in Lake Worth, we were ensuring the resources would be in place to assist our clients in the wake of the hurricane.
We were very fortunate, indeed. The protections put in place to protect homes and businesses all across South Florida were not needed. Our clients of our insurance agency from Lantana to West Palm Beach did not need our help to pick up the pieces in the wake of this devastating Category 5 hurricane.
The people living in The Bahamas were not as fortunate, especially those who experienced Dorian’s wrath hour after hour as the storm stalled above Grand Bahama and Abaco.
For those wanting to help those who did not manage, as we did, to escape the fury of Hurricane Dorian, the Palm Beach Post put together a listing of legitimate collection sites, organizations and charities, whose relief efforts you may want to support.
If you would like to contribute to the relief effort while also taking a break from the work needed to take down all those hurricane shutters you put up, here are a few local restaurants pledging to donate a portion of their sales:
- Five Guys: The burger chain will be offering 30 percent of its sales on Saturday, Sept. 14 to Abaco Relief, at the following locations: Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, Boynton Beach, Boca Raton, Stuart, Jupiter, Port St. Lucie, Delray Beach
- The Butcher Shop WPB: The downtown West Palm Beach restaurant is holding a benefit for Hurricane Dorian victims on Sunday, Sept. 15 at their 209 6th St. location. They are pledging 25 percent of their proceeds that day to World Central Kitchen, and free tickets to those Bahamian families currently displaced at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Jupiter.
- EVO Italian: The Tequesta restaurant is taking donations for hurricane supplies at 150 N. U.S. Highway One, Tequesta, Phone: (561) -745-2444, evoitalian,com
- The Pelican Club: The Jupiter venue, 1065 North Highway A1A, is donating 20 percent of their Sunday Best Brunch for the month of September to the Salvation Army’s relief efforts in the Bahamas.
We are grateful that the staff at our Lantana-based insurance agency and our property and auto insurance clients in Boynton Beach and Lake Worth were spared the catastrophic damage inflicted by Hurricane Dorian. And we are proud to be part of a community that has responded to the disaster in the Bahamas so generously.