OceanPoint News: News and Updates from our Agency

The latest happenings at OceanPoint Insurance Agency.

beacon mutual lighthouse award recipient - Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center

OceanPoint was one of six independent insurance agencies to receive The Beacon Mutual Company’s prestigious ‘2019 Beacon Mutual Lighthouse Award for Agency Excellence.‘

As part of this award program, the winning agencies selected local charities to receive a total of $6,000 from Beacon Mutual as part of its commitment to the community.

Boy Scouts Donations

Like many organizations, the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the Boys Scouts of America, with many camps canceled. OceanPoint is pleased to make a $2,000 donation to the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America to assist them at this difficult time.

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Lighthouse Award

OceanPoint Insurance has received the ‘Lighthouse Award for Agency Excellence’ from the Beacon Mutual Insurance Company for the 2nd year in a row. This award celebrates Beacon Mutual’s partnership with OceanPoint Insurance and recognizes the agency for demonstrating excellence in delivering Beacon’s workers’ compensation insurance coverage to Rhode Islanders businesses and their employees. We want […]

Officer Appointments

Effective January 31st, 2020, Ana, Susana, and Renee were promoted to Assistant Vice President in their disciplines, and we offer our congratulations and continued success at OceanPoint Insurance.

Drive Out Hunger

OceanPoint Insurance employees were able to raise a total of $1000 through their ‘Donations for Denim’ casual workday program. This initial funding was matched by Arbella Insurance to provide much needed funding for food programs in the local communities.

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MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (April 2, 2019) — Paquin Insurance Agency has joined OceanPoint’s growing organization in Rhode Island. Agency Principal Rick Paquin has accepted a position as Vice President for OceanPoint, and he and his brother, Greg, will continue to serve the local community from their office in Tiverton.

united-way-campaign

“Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” -Anthony J. DeAngelo. At OceanPoint Insurance we value our community and are committed to the well being of its members. That is why we are thrilled to partner with our parent company, BankNewport, and announce our annual United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) […]

BankNewport200

In honor of its two centuries of philanthropic commitment to Rhode Island, Bank making 200 ‘hyper-local’ donations available to nonprofits and community groups across the state NEWPORT, R.I. (November 1, 2018) – While much has changed since BankNewport first opened its doors in 1819, its commitment to giving back to the community has not only withstood […]

David Madara joins OceanPoint

BARRINGTON, R.I. (July 26, 2018) — OceanPoint Insurance Agency has named David J. Madara as its Client Relationship Manager, a position where he will bolster efforts to expand the agency’s foothold in the non-profit human services sector. “David’s managerial experience and impressive track record of keeping clients satisfied along with his in-depth understanding of industry […]

The Main Street America Group Shine A Spotlight On OceanPoint Insurance

The Main Street America Group (MSA) recognized OceanPoint Insurance in their 2017 Annual Report (see image below) ‘Delivering On Mainstreet’ for the company’s performance in Rhode Island and Southern New England. OceanPoint contributed to MSA’s 25% growth in personal insurance products in the New England Region.

Offshore Financial

NEWPORT, RI  (April 2, 2018) – BankNewport announced today that it has purchased the assets of Offshore Financial Corporation, a marine service company specializing in personalized marine financing programs.  Offshore Financial will operate as a Marine Lending Division of BankNewport. Founded in 1989, Offshore Financial provides tailored finance programs for new and used boat purchases […]