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Hafetz and Associates Wins Third Consecutive Best of the Press Awards for ‘Best Insurance Agency’ and ‘Best Insurance Agent’

 

Linwood, NJ – November 2, 2021 – Hafetz and Associates won its third consecutive Silver Best of the Press Award in the categories of ‘Best Insurance Agency’ and second consecutive Silver for ‘Best Insurance Agent’ from The Press of Atlantic City.

 Participants in The Press of Atlantic City’s 20th Annual ‘Best of the Press’ Readers’ Choice Awards voted throughout the summer in over 50 categories to determine the best places and businesses in the region.

“We’re thrilled to once again receive these awards and would like to specially thank everyone who voted for us. We are proud of the service we provide to our clients, and are honored to be recognized by them for it,” said Scott Hafetz, president of Hafetz and Associates. “A special shout out goes to our Medicare Consultant Supervisor Amanda Reese for once again receiving recognition for Best Insurance Agent. We could not be more proud.”

Hafetz adds this recognition to their existing list of achievements. Owner Scott Hafetz was selected as the Executive of the Year in the NJBIZ 2020 Business of the Year Awards. He received his 10th consecutive Leading Producers Round Table (LPRT) of the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) prestigious Soaring Eagle Award. He has also received Master Broker status for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, a distinction that is given to just nine agencies statewide that meet stringent criteria based on business volume and quality of performance. Hafetz and Associates is also the winner of five consecutive IATW Sponsor Awards from 2018-2014; Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s 2016 Outstanding Performance Small Employer Sales Goal Award; an AFP Southern Chapter – Outstanding Corporation of the Year Award; a TransAmerica Leading Producer Award; a Gilda’s Club ‘Thank You’ Award; Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Small Group Sales and Retention Top 5 Recognition, and the SunLife MVP Award.

 For more information on the Best of the Press Awards, please visit: www.pressofatlanticcity.com.

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Hafetz & Associates President Scott Hafetz Selected NJBIZ 2020 ‘Executive of the Year’ Winner

Linwood, NJ – December 21, 2020 – Hafetz and Associates is proud to announce that owner Scott Hafetz was selected as the Executive of the Year in the NJBIZ 2020 Business of the Year Awards.

NJBIZ’s 2020 Business of the Year Awards recognizes and honors businesses and executives who have made significant impacts on the New Jersey Business community. This year’s virtual program honored 36 companies and seven executives – all ranging among various types of businesses throughout the state.

“It’s an incredible honor to have been named Executive of the Year during the NJBIZ 2020 Business of the Year Awards,” said Scott Hafetz. “At Hafetz, we are committed to serving our clients, team and community. It’s a rewarding testament to be recognized for our unwavering commitment to this business model.”

View the award here.

Hafetz was born and raised in Atlantic County, New Jersey, and has been an independent health and life insurance agent for nearly 30 years. His insistence on product knowledge, attention to detail, and commitment to customer satisfaction has made for a successful business model. Scott is a family man who is active in his community and he encourages his employees to do the same. Scott is an active participant in various charities.

“We are really happy to provide a special virtual awards program,” said NJBIZ Publisher Ken Kiczales while reflecting in this year’s virtual Awards Program due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This pivot to the virtual space allows us, and all of you, to still celebrate our great states’ businesses and business leaders.”

The most important accomplishment this year, and continued priority, is keeping Hafetz staff employed and clients covered throughout these challenging times. The Hafetz and Associates team is passionate about giving back to the community – offering free education seminars and services to clients, charity organizations, senior/community centers and individuals approaching the Medicare age. Hafetz and Associates strives to be the industry’s best on a daily basis and is devoted to family, colleagues and the community.

Hafetz and Associates has been the recipient of numerous awards over the years. Most recent 2020 NJBIZ Executive of the Year, 2019 NJBIZ Corporate Citizen of the Year, 10 consecutive years Leading Producer Round Table NAHU Soaring Eagle Award (2011-2020), Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NJ Small Group Sales and Retention Top 5 Recognition and 2019 and 2020 Best of The Press.

For more information about Hafetz and Associates, visit hafetzandassociates.com or call 609-872-0001.

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About Hafetz and Associates
Hafetz & Associates provides individual and group employee health products through innovative and cutting-edge ideas tailored to meet every client’s specific needs. Through highly personal attention and exceptional customer service for over 30 years, Hafetz and Associates is a trusted and devoted advisor. For more information about Hafetz and Associates, visit hafetzandassociates.com

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Hafetz & Associates President Scott Hafetz Qualifies for Prestigious Soaring Eagle Award

October 19, 2020

Hafetz and Associates is proud to announce that Owner Scott Hafetz has qualified to receive the Leading Producers Round Table (LPRT) of the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) prestigious Soaring Eagle Award.

The Soaring Eagle Award is the highest honor given by LPRT to recognize NAHU members who have achieved the greatest success in demonstrating exceptional professional knowledge and outstanding client service. This year’s recognition marks the 10th consecutive year Hafetz has been recognized with a Soaring Eagle Award.

“It’s an honor to be recognized with this prestigious award for the 10th consecutive year,” said Scott Hafetz. “I and my staff take pride in being trusted and devoted advisors, and providing highly personal attention and exceptional customer service to our clients at Hafetz and Associates for over 30 years.”

Hafetz was born and raised in the Atlantic County area in New Jersey, and has been an independent health and life insurance agent for nearly 30 years. His insistence on product knowledge, attention to detail, and commitment to customer satisfaction has made for a successful business model. Scott is a family man who is active in his community and he encourages his employees to do the same. Scott is an active participant in various charities.

“Scott Hafetz exemplifies the qualities that make health insurance agents and brokers such important resources and advocates for American consumers,” said Rob Saphow of the New Jersey Association of Health Underwriters. “Scott has worked tirelessly on behalf of countless clients to ensure they have the insurance coverage they need.”

Hafetz and Associates is also the winner of five consecutive IATW Sponsor Awards from 2018-2014; Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s 2016 Outstanding Performance Small Employer Sales Goal Award; an AFP Southern Chapter – Outstanding Corporation of the Year Award; a TransAmerica Leading Producer Award; a Gilda’s Club ‘Thank You’ Award; Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Small Group Sales and Retention Top 5 Recognition, and the SunLife MVP Award.

The National Association of Health Underwriters represents 100,000 professional health insurance agents and brokers who provide insurance for millions of Americans. NAHU is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please contact Kelly Loussedes at 202-595-3074 or kloussedes@nahu.org.

 For more information about Hafetz and Associates, visit hafetzandassociates.com or call 609-872-0001.

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About Hafetz and Associates

Hafetz & Associates provides individual and group employee health products through innovative and cutting-edge ideas tailored to meet every client’s specific needs. Through highly personal attention and exceptional customer service for over 30 years, Hafetz and Associates is a trusted and devoted advisor. For more information about Hafetz and Associates, visit hafetzandassociates.com or call 609-872-0001.

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Free Virtual Medicare Education Seminars Presented by Hafetz and Associates

Free Medicare Seminars will take place several times each month from October to November online via Zoom


Linwood, NJ – September 29, 2021 Hafetz and Associates will present free Medicare seminars several times a month in October and November online via Zoom.

The seminars will discuss the basic parts of Medicare including Medicare Part A and Part B, Part C Advantage plans, Part D prescription plans and supplemental plan coverage. Following each seminar will be a question and answer session, as well an opportunity to schedule a private consultation with a Hafetz Medicare representative.

This is an opportunity to ensure that everyone is knowledgeable about their Medicare plans and benefits.

The Free Zoom Medicare Education Seminar schedule is as follows:

October 2021

Wednesday, October 13 @ 6-6:45 p.m. presented by Amanda Reese

Thursday, October 21 @ 6-6:45 p.m. presented by Nicole Nardi

Tuesday, October 26 @ 6-6:45 p.m. presented by Ellen Cosgrove

November 2021

Thursday, November 4 @ 6-6:45 p.m. presented by Frank Brooks

Wednesday, November 10 @ 6-6:45 p.m. presented by Carolyn Dellaratto

Thursday, November 18 @ 6-6:45 p.m. presented by Riitta Schoenfeld

Tuesday, November 30 @ 6-6:45 p.m. presented by Steve Michael

Seminars in Association With:

Body in Balance from Linwood, NJ on Thursday, October 14 @ 11-11:45 a.m. presented by Amanda Reese

Jewish Family Services of Margate, NJ on Tuesday, October 26 @ 10:30-11:30 a.m. presented by Amanda Reese

 Participants will need to download the ZOOM app to their computer, tablet or cell phone via zoom.us prior to the seminar. If interested, visit https://hafetzandassociates.com/events/  and click on the seminar of your choice to RSVP; a Hafetz Medicare representative will then send you the meeting number and password.

Hafetz also offers a variety of health and dental insurance products and services for both groups and individuals, making the switch to Medicare seamless. Licensed consultants may also provide information to employed seminar attendees on the benefits of choosing to transition from their Group plan to Medicare, and which plan is best for their situation.

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Making a Difference: Donors Give $250,000 to JFS During COVID Crisis

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Submitted by Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties 

April 23, 2020

This is a time of uncertainty all over the world. Although we can’t all be together, we can all work together. Our community members, businesses and supporters have joined together to ensure people receive support during this difficult time. More than $250,000 has been donated to Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties to assure community members can receive the support needed through our programs and services.

AkPharma, Kessler Foundation, Antoinette & Eric Wood, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Bank of America Charitable Foundation and Emily Marchese have all generosity given to COVID-19 relief efforts. From delivering groceries to homebound seniors to feeding families to help individuals to wellness and recover, JFS continues to provide essential support to the communities most vulnerable populations.

Hafetz & Associates employees donated $10,000 to assure seniors are safe and healthy. Their support assures Village by the Shore services including Kosher Meals on Wheels, transportation to essential doctor’s appointments, virtual socialization and grocery delivery to the 200 seniors who rely on JFS.

With many affected by unemployment and grocery shelves empty, people are turning to the JFS Food Pantry to make sure their families are fed. The NJ Pandemic Relief Fund, OceanFirst Foundation and Beth Israel Sisterhood are among the generous financial supporters. Thanks to the generosity of our neighbors, the collection bins located at Pleasantville Police Department, Linwood City Hall, Ventnor City Hall and the JFS Margate office are being filled with donations. Countless people have contributed hundreds of pounds of non-perishable food to ensure the pantry is stocked throughout the past month.

“The current economic environment is difficult and now more than ever people need assistance,” explained Andrea Steinberg, JFS Chief Executive Officer. “We are thankful for every donation to our agency. The generous financial support of our sponsors and donors enables our work to remain at the forefront today, tomorrow and as this crisis continues.”

For more information on making a secure on-line donation to JFS, visit jfsatlantic.org or mail your contribution to Jewish Family Service, 607 North Jerome Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402.

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Hafetz & Associates Employees Donate $10,000 for COVID Relief Support at Jewish Family Service

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Submitted by Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties 

April 17, 2020 – As a non-profit agency, Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties relies on the generosity of individual, business and corporate sponsors and donors for support. Due to the pandemic affecting our community, JFS expects the needs to increase similarly to those following Superstorm Sandy. With dozens of programs and services including Older Adults programming, Counseling, Atlantic Homeless Alliance, Food Pantry, Mental Health and more – contributions continue to enable JFS to be a go-to agency in our region.

Hafetz & Associates, an insurance agency that specializes in employee benefits, recently through an employee collection, contributed $10,000 to the JFS COVID-19 Relief Fund. Their support assures Village by the Shore services including Kosher Meals on Wheels, essential transportation to doctor’s appointments, virtual socialization and grocery delivery to the 200 seniors that rely on JFS.

“Charitable giving and volunteerism is an integral part of our company’s culture and this initiative shows the generosity and kindness of our team,” Owner Scott Hafetz explains. “From volunteering on event committees to delivering meals to seniors, Hafetz & Associates employees have been involved with JFS for years. By joining together, this donation positively impacts JFS and its work in our community.”

If your business wants to conduct an employee collection for JFS, please contact Beth Joseph at 609-822-7409.

For more information on making a secure on-line donation to JFS, visit jfsatlantic.org or mail your contribution to Jewish Family Service, 607 North Jerome Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402.

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Hafetz and Associates Offers Medicare and Health Insurance Solutions For Those Experiencing COVID-19 Layoffs

Linwood, NJ – April 8, 2020 – Due to recent layoffs as a result of COVID-19, many individuals find themselves without health insurance, at time when health insurance is vital to peace of mind.

Hafetz and Associates has solutions, and invites everyone to give them a call.

“We understand that there are hundreds of casino workers, older persons and others who suddenly and unexpectedly find themselves without a job and health insurance, and we’re here to help,” said Hafetz and Associates President Scott Hafetz.

Working remotely to protect their and your well-being, the staff at Hafetz and Associates is fully equipped to assist individuals with securing health insurance via COBRA, the Healthcare Marketplace, and for those 65 and older, Medicare.

“Our experienced and knowledgeable staff is here to help you navigate your options and make the best recommendations for your individual needs,” Hafetz added. Through highly personal attention and exceptional customer service for over 30 years, Hafetz and Associates is a trusted and devoted advisor.

“We have the knowledge, guidance, and paperwork all under one roof – we’ll navigate you toward health coverage, so you’re not left unprotected during this time, when health insurance is vital,” Hafetz said.

For more information, on Hafetz and Associates, please visit www.hafetzandassociates.com or call 609-872-0001.

 

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Are You Experiencing challenges Communicating with Your Employees?

With many employees working remotely during this unprecedented time, you may be experiencing communication challenges. We have a solution for communicating heath benefit and Open Enrollment options via EASE. View the video or give us a call!

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