/EIN News/ -- DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- J. Scott Penny, Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO), and Stephen Smith, Jr., Brian & Kellie Smith Friel, Christopher & Carrie Smith and Brendan & Megan Smith Whelan, the owners of Smith Insurance Associates, Inc. (“Smith Insurance”), today announced that Brown & Brown Metro, LLC, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of Smith Insurance. Smith Insurance is a family owned agency with over 35 years of experience, providing a variety of business insurance products to its customers with a focus on multifamily residential, hospitality and commercial structures. Smith Insurance’s annualized revenue is approximately $5,500,000. The Smith Insurance team will continue to operate from their office in Spring House, Pennsylvania, as a branch office of Brown & Brown’s Mt. Laurel, New Jersey office, … [Read more...] about Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces the Asset Acquisition of Smith Insurance Associates, Inc.
CHARLESTON — Filing for statewide elected office doesn’t take place until January 2020, but Stephen Smith can’t wait, and he is recruiting a broad coalition who also can’t wait. The 38-year-old Smith filed his pre-candidacy paperwork in July, but it was unknown what he was running for. Then he made a splash at the end of November when he launched his campaign for governor of West Virginia as a Democrat. Organizing under Smith for West Virginia, the campaign also has another tagline: “WV Can’t Wait.” And waiting is something Smith isn’t doing. Since Nov. 27 the campaign has held 12 meet-and-greets across the state. The most recent event Dec. 15 in Mercer County saw 33 people come out. According to the campaign, more than 880 people come out for these small campaign events. These events are just warm-ups for the big event, an official campaign kick-off Jan. 5 in Matewan. Smith’s decision to run for governor is a culmination of his … [Read more...] about Stephen Smith Can’t Wait for 2020 to Begin Campaign for West Virginia Governor
Photo by Joselyn King Stephen Smith, former director of the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, speaks about his intention to run on the Democratic ticket for governor in 2020 during a stop in Wheeling on Monday. WHEELING — The first candidate to jump into the 2020 West Virginia governor’s race believes no politician singularly makes a difference in the world. “It takes a movement,” said Democrat Stephen Smith of Kanawha County. Smith spoke of his intention to run for governor in 2020 during a stop at the Bordas and Bordas law offices in Wheeling on Monday. Smith, 38, until recently served as director of the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition for the past six years. “The world is broken, the state is broken,” he said. “The first thing I’ve learned in public is you never do something for someone they can do for themselves. That’s been the story of the Healthy Kids and Family Coalition.” In the … [Read more...] about Former Healthy Kids and Families Coalition Director Stephen Smith Jumps Into West Virginia Governor’s Race
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"Big Night" Portland Opera's 2018 resident artists are (from left) Thomas Cilluffo, Helen Huang, Kate Farrar and Shi Li. (Portland Opera) "Big Night" Works by Bizet, Mozart, Rossini, Verdi and Wagner are on the program along with several Broadway hits as Portland Opera stages its fifth annual Big Night concert. The opera's general director, Christopher Mattaliano, hosts performances by soprano Vanessa Isiguen, tenor Barry Banks and baritone Stephen Powell, as well as the opera's four 2018 resident artists. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St. Tickets start at $25, rush and $5 Arts for All tickets available, portlandopera.org or 503-241-1802. "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992" Actor/playwright Anna Deavere Smith portrays real people in her one-woman play "Twilight: Los Angeles" about the city's 1992 riots, including real estate agent Elaine Young. (Adger W. Cowans/The Associated Press) "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992" This docudrama by Anna Deavere Smith is … [Read more...] about 6 arts picks: Portland Opera’s ‘Big Night,’ Anna Deavere Smith’s ‘Twilight,’ more