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NFIP Flood Certification Training With Colonial Claims/Walker Group

Get your Flood Certification for the 2014 Flood Season!  Colonial Claims and Walker Group are offering a free NFIP training class on April 14th. This is a great opportunity to update your certification with this one-day Adjuster Training course to be prepared for the flood season to come.  Check out the calendar for the added opportunity to get your 2014 California Earthquake Certification the next day on April 15th.  

NFIP Flood Training and Certification on April 14th  is a free training event.

Event date: 4/14/2014

Event Location: Fairfield Arts and Convention Center

  • Monday, April 14th, 2014  8:00:00 AM CDT - 5:00:00 PM CDT

  • Fairfield Arts and Convention Center: Stephen Sondheim Center for the Arts

  • Fairfield, IA

  • Click here to register.

The NFIP no longer charges a registration fee for the Adjuster Certification Presentation. It is free to attend.

Presentations are from 8:00am-5:00pm. Sign-in begins at 7:30am.

Dress is Business Casual.
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California Earthquake Training April 15th

California Earthquake Training

April 15th in Fairfield, Iowa   

Walker Group is hosting a one day California Earthquake training class April 15th! 

This is a great opportunity to keep you knowledgeable
about earthquake procedures and prepare you for 2014-2017.

Certificate provided. $75 class fee. 

To register for April 15th California Earthquake Training in Fairfield, IA, 52556

fill out the registration form here:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014  9:00 AM CDT - 5:00 PM CDT

Registration begins at 8:30 AM

Dress is business casual.

Fairfield Arts and Convention Center, Fairfield, IA 52556


Full Walker Group April Training Schedule viewable here:

You will receive all the information you need to attend after you register.

We look forward to seeing you!

If you have any questions, please contact or 641-469-5900

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IMS 2014 CAT Conferences

IMS 2014 CAT Southeast Conference in Shreveport, LA - 4/24/2014
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5/8/2014 - 5/9/2014

5th Annual WIND Regional Symposium

Don’t Miss the 5th Annual WIND Regional Symposium?

Thursday, May 8, 6 pm

Friday, May 9, 2014 • 8 am – 5 pm ?

Hilton Penn Station • Newark, New Jersey

The Fifth Annual Windstorm Insurance?Network Regional Symposium will provide an opportunity for professionals from many disciplines to discuss and educate themselves on a variety of subjects important to those engaged in windstorm insurance claims.

The WIND Regional Symposium is designed to provide both a keynote speaker and general session/panel discussion, in addition to educational breakout sessions for windstorm insurance professionals, including company claims managers and adjusters, independent and policyholder adjusters, attorneys, engineers, accountants, contractors, consultants, vendors, and other related professions in the windstorm claims insurance industry.

Industry-related hot topics will be offered to give you a chance to earn valuable adjuster and attorney continuing education credits for multiple states, including sought after ethics credits.Breakout sessions will include important windstorm insurance claims hot topic issues, such as a panel discussion on High Value Complex Claims, Late Notice and Supplemental claims, Appraisal Nuts & Bolts, Adjuster Ethics and Professionalism and Anti-Concurrent Cause: Wind vs. Flood.

Space is very limited! Register today for this educational seminar that will explore the current issues affecting windstorm claims handling, in addition to earning CE credits and the opportunity to network with industry professionals....

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Stormin News, Events and Bulletins

24 Apr 2014

Storm injures one person in Troy, Mo.

TROY, Mo. – One home was damaged early Thursday afternoon as storms rolled across the state. Strong winds caused major damaged o the home in the 1400 block of Bishop Drive in Troy, Mo. Other homes in the area sustained minor damage. Three people were ...
Author: CADO Support
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24 Apr 2014

Firefighters: Roof blown off home in Troy, Mo.

( – News 4 has received reports of heavy storm damage in Troy, Mo. Lincoln County officials told News 4 a home was damaged due to straight line winds. Firefighters told News 4 the roof was ripped off a home in the 1400 block of Bishop Drive.
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24 Apr 2014

The Decline of Tornado Devastation

In total damage suffered since 1950 ... we can be certain that there is always the possibility of a monster storm coming over the horizon. Because of that, we need to shore up the technologies of the nation's weather infrastructure, centered on the ...
Author: CADO Support
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24 Apr 2014

Afternoon storm brings down trees, power lines in Holden

A storm brought down trees and power lines and caused other damage in Holden, Mo., on Thursday afternoon. Holden City Hall said damage was contained to a 500 yard east to west swath between 9th Street and 13th Street. No injuries were reported, but there ...
Author: CADO Support
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24 Apr 2014

People report significant damage after storm sweeps through Holden

People in a Johnson County, MO, town report significant storm damage Thursday afternoon. One person said an 80-foot-tall tree was snapped in half and they saw three or four more trees down. Others report seeing power lines down. The National Weather ...
Author: CADO Support
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23 Apr 2014

Storm damage in National Parks, Bird-scaring drones, Nutrition

With nearly two thirds of British men and more than half of women now classified as overweight, could changes in agriculture be the best way to improve our diets - perhaps without us even noticing? Charlotte Smith hears about new research into so-called ...
Author: CADO Support
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23 Apr 2014

Storms damage rare Lyme Bay sea life

New video evidence has revealed the scale of damage caused by the winter storms to Lyme Bay on south coast of England. Rare corals and sea life starting to recover from dredging have been destroyed. BBC South West Environment Correspondent Adrian Campbell ...
Author: CADO Support
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22 Apr 2014

FirstGroup suffers storm damage

Bus and rail firm FirstGroup warned it faces a £14 million profit hit after months of storms buffeted the performance of its US businesses. First Student, which runs yellow school bus services, is expected to have suffered a 1.8% fall in annual revenues ...
Author: CADO Support
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