Congratulations – Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown

Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown Margaret Black, Director of the Local Food Pantry and VP of Operations for Allan Block Insurance saw an opportunity for the Insurance Industry to support the local community food pantry.  Margaret’s nomination was reviewed and the Insurance Industry’s Charitable Foundation awarded $2500 to Read More

National Small Business Week: From One Small Business to Another

National Small Business Week: From One Small Business to Another April 30th through May 6th is National Small Business Week! More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business and they create about 2 out of every 3 new jobs in the US each year. From Everyone at Allan M. Block Agency we would like to say from one small Read More

Tarrytown Rotary celebrates 10th Annual Rubber Duck Derby

Tarrytown Rotary celebrates 10th Annual Rubber Duck Derby The idea of racing rubber duckies took awhile for the club to accept. In fact, Mimi Godwin had to spend several years trying to convince us to say yes. Once we agreed to this crazy idea we had to find a place to race! The Hudson River? The Tarrytown Lakes? Tommy Basher and Gerry Read More

Checking Out Your Public Library

Checking Out Your Public Library The Internet age has seen many brick-and-mortar bookshops and humble paperbacks replaced by online megastores and handheld screens. But libraries are still heaven for bibliophiles—in these cozy retreats from the hectic world, one can wander the aisles of Dewey Decimal-coded shelves and get lost between the physical Read More

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Westchester

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Westchester February is National Black History month and Westchester is bustling with way to lean about and celebrate African-American History.  Family Studio Art Projects - Yonkers http://www.hrm.org/calendar/families.html Saturdays and Sundays: February 4-5, 11-12. 18-19, 25-26, Read More

Shop Local this Holiday Season

Shop Local this Holiday Season If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet — or possibly, like me, haven't even started it — then I would like to suggest a challenge. Forget about Internet shopping. Put down your credit card and phone. Close the browser window that’s open to Amazon and the like. Put on some boots and coat but don't go to Read More

Giving Tuesday with Allan Block and Community Food Pantry

Giving Tuesday with Allan Block and Community Food Pantry Following our annual tradition, the staff of the Allan Block Insurance Agency choose to hold a diaper drive for their charity drive this year.  We collected over 1800 diapers for the clients of the Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown. Our Vice President Operations, Margaret Read More