NEWS RELEASE · 18th October 2013
Western Financial Group
October 16, 2013 – Western Financial Group (Western) and The InsureBC Group announced today the opening of Kitimat Insurance Services Ltd., a new insurance brokerage located in Kitimat, B.C. Managed by Western’s Vivian Raposo, the Kitimat brokerage will offer local residents a wide selection of personal and commercial insurance products.
Located at the City Centre Mall, Unit 244A, in Kitimat B.C., Kitimat Insurance Services is the second joint venture between Western and The InsureBC Group. The branch will be open weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Local residents can also reach the branch by phoning (250) 632-4485.
“We’re thrilled to be expanding our partnership with Jack Meier and The InsureBC Group with the opening of Kitimat Insurance Services,” said Scott Tannas, CEO of Western Financial Group. “As a company that holds strongly to its small town values, we look forward to making a positive impact in the community as we grow with this beautiful coastal town.”
“Opening our doors with Kitimat Insurance Services is a great opportunity for us to be a part of this thriving community,” said Jack Meier, President and CEO of The InsureBC Group. “We encourage local residents to stop by our new location this week to meet with our friendly and experienced staff and explore the selection of auto, home, travel and commercial products we have to offer.”
The opening of Kitimat Insurance Services Ltd. will mark Western’s newest addition in a network of 162 branches and affiliates in Western Canada, and its 73rd location in British Columbia.