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Fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Univest Bank and Trust Co. is teaming up with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC®) of the Philadelphia Region Inc. for its Adopt a Blarney fundraiser. Blarney, a cuddly, plush dog, will be available for purchase for $10 at 36 Univest financial centers across Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties. All proceeds will go to RMHC’s mission to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. The stuffed Blarney dog can be purchased at Univest Financial Centers from February 21 – March 25. A complete listing of Univest’s locations can be found at

Univest to Donate $350,000 to Philadelphia Nonprofits in 2017

Univest Bank and Trust Co., including its insurance and investment subsidiaries, recently announced it has made commitments totaling more than $350,000 to support Philadelphia nonprofit organizations over the course of 2017. Supporting the local communities it serves is a focus for Univest that plays a major role in its expansion efforts. In 2016, Univest donated more than $1.6 million across its service area and its employees contributed 17,600 volunteer hours.

Univest has been actively growing its support of Philadelphia nonprofits since entering the city in January 2015 through the acquisition of Valley Green Bank. This acquisition brought Univest its first…

Who Needs Directors and Officers Liability Insurance?

I often hear, “We don’t have a board of directors, why do we need Directors and Officers Liability Insurance?”

It is a common misconception that officers of a privately owned company or a nonprofit organization are not at the same level of risk as public corporations. However, while the organization may not have a formal Board of Directors, those serving in a high-level management position such as president, vice president, secretary, chief financial officer or chief executive officer, are considered officers and are still at risk of a personal claim as a result of that position.

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance…

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