Entries by George Ross


NEWPORT, RI (May 1, 2019) – BankNewport announced today that it has purchased the assets of JustBoatLoans (JBL) by Vertisol, Inc., a marine service company specializing in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs. JBL will operate under the Marine and Recreational Lending Division of BankNewport. Headquartered in Severna Park, Maryland, JBL provides tailored finance […]

OceanPoint Contributes To The Arbella Insurance Foundation’s Let’s Drive Out Hunger Program

OceanPoint Insurance Agency has announced that the business donated $500 to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center as part of the Arbella Insurance Foundation’s Let’s Drive Out Hunger program. Along with OceanPoint Insurance’s donation, the Arbella Insurance Foundation contributed $1,000 to bring the total donation to $1,500. The Arbella Insurance Foundation has raised […]


BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance employees presented donations totaling $5,600 to the Edgewood Pawtuxet Ecumenical Food Closet as a special “Bowl-A-Thon” fundraiser. Employee bowling teams were sponsored by fellow employees, family and friends in order to raise the total funds. The donations will help the Food Closet stock its shelves to provide food to help the local community.

Get ’em before they’re hot: 10 best collector cars to buy in 2019

The stock market may be unpredictable lately but there’s always a bull market going on in the world of classic vehicles, as evidenced by Hagertymagazine’s 2019 Bull Market list of emerging collectibles. Created by the valuation experts at Hagerty, this year’s annual Bull Market list includes 10 mostly later-model cars and trucks that are fun […]

OceanPoint Insurance Hosts Workshop Series to Strengthen Local Non-Profits

PROVIDENCE (March 20, 2019) — A workshop series hosted by OceanPoint Insurance will bring together thought leaders from various industries to discuss issues affecting non-profits. The first workshop in the 2019 Nonprofit Workshop Series, titled “Sensible Stewardship: Managing Governance Risk,” will be held on April 16, 2019, and it will focus on anticipating and avoiding […]

7 Essential Cooking Safety Tips

The kitchen is considered by many as the heart of the home, the place where family and friends gather to enjoy each other’s company and delicious food. At OceanPoint Insurance, we want all of your gatherings to be safe and joyful. With an average of 455 fires daily, according to the National Association of Fire […]