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Floral Park Chamber Spotlight

Keats Agency - Nationwide Insurance

The Keats Agency (KA), located at 299 Jericho Tpke. in Floral Park is an award winning insurance firm with offices on Long Island, in the Hudson Valley, in the Atlanta region and in Southeast Florida.  KA offers personal insurance and business insurance products including: auto, home, life, umbrella, business, general liability, property, business auto, group health and more.

The Keats Agency represents Nationwide Insurance and many other fine carriers. It is recognized year after year by Nationwide as a leader in customer service and sales. KA attributes their on-going success to their people. They believe in extensive and on-going training for each employee and associate. KA thereby offers the insurance consumer: professionalism, information, services and advice that is not typically found in a local insurance office. KA believes in transparency and cost effective insuring that all consumers seek and deserve. They accomplish this by helping each customer understand their options, choices and discounts. And finally, they strive to make buying and maintaining insurance easy and affordable.

The right protection at the right price...personal and caring service...and a friend in the business who is always available, especially when needed most, at the time of a loss. Ron Keats, president of Keats Agency is also the Floral Park Chamber of Commerce president. For more information about the Keats Agency email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , visit www.keatsagency.com, or call 516-354-4849.

News

Maybe not a scene from the rap song video, Thrift Shop, but the popular spot in Floral Park to score some of the best deals on lightly used goods and clothing, the United Methodist Church’s Thrift Shop, was just as exciting to watch when it re-opened to customers for the season. The thrift shop re-opened on Wednesday, Sept. 3 after being closed for the summer for restocking, cleaning and organizing the shelves and racks.

Thrift Shop Manager Dolores Rossi said more than nine volunteers helped throughout the summer to get the shop back into top shape for its re-opening, including her 17-year-old grandsons, Andrew Rossi of Floral Park and Jake Kennedy of New Hyde Park.

In 1963, Sewanhaka High School alumni and Floral Park resident, Adele Werthmuller pulled out her yearbook. She was on a mission and began paging through the pictures and names of her beloved classmates. She decided to look through the phone book for familiar names. She said, “I kept in contact with many of my girlfriends so I started looking for the men first.”


Calendar

Floral Park Memorial High School Class of 1964

Friday, September 12

Bellerose Village Day

Saturday, September 13

34th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show

Sunday, September 14



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com