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It’s Great Outdoors Month®!

June is Great Outdoors Month! It’s the perfect time to escape the indoors and connect with nature. Whether you’re an avid outdoors enthusiast or you’re just interested in exploring what the outdoors has to offer, now’s a great time to get out and take advantage of the summer weather.

If you’re looking for your next adventure, consider hiking, biking, or kayaking. You’ll get some great exercise, while exploring new terrain or waters. If you prefer to just relax and take in the beauty of nature, a day on a boat or an evening around a campfire may be perfect for you.

And don’t forget about the kids! Have them join you for some quality outdoor time. Not only will it encourage healthy outdoor activity and an appreciation for nature, you’ll make memories that’ll last a lifetime!

Learn more about activities and events taking place this month.

Keep Kids Safe Summer

Keep your kids safe this summer

The final school bell has rung, and kids are out of school for the summer. As the weather gets nicer and the days get longer, there are a lot of great outdoor activities to keep your kids active and entertained. There are so many benefits from the fresh air and exercise, but there are also some risks. Check out these safety tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and keep your kids safe this summer.

Playground Safety

Swim Safety

Sun Safety and Protection

Heat Stress

Insect Bite and Repellant Safety


Then visit healthychildren.org for these additional articles.

Summer Safety Tips: Staying Safe Outdoors

Bicycle Safety: Myths and Facts

Bicycle Helmets: What Every Parent Should Know

How to Get your Child to Wear a Bicycle Helmet

Drowning Prevention for Curious toddlers: What Parents Need to Know

Water Safety for Teens

Lightning & Sports Safety: When Thunder Roars Go Indoors

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Give yourself peace of mind while on the road

Temperatures are heating up and kids are out of school. For many families it’s the perfect opportunity to hit the road for a trip to a new or favorite vacation destination. Whether you’re headed to a campground, waterpark, relative’s house, tourist attraction, or just an impromptu road trip, you don’t want car problems to derail your trip.

If you’re a Home and Highway® customer who lives in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, or Wisconsin, adding TravelNet® to your policy (for a nominal additional premium) can give you peace of mind and help you get where you’re going.

TravelNet is West Bend's exclusive protection coverage that provides emergency roadside assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, anywhere in the U.S. or Canada. Just call the toll-free number and we'll dispatch a qualified professional from our network of more than 26,000 service providers. Home and Highway policyholders can choose from several limits to receive coverage for services that include towing, flat tire repair, gasoline delivery, battery jumpstarts, lockouts, and other minor repairs.

TravelNet also covers travel expenses up to $250 per occurrence when an accident or disablement requires an overnight stay, provided it occurs more than 100 miles from your home. Expenses covered are lodging, meals, and bus or taxi fees.

No cash, credit cards, or claim forms needed – just sign and drive!

Contact your independent insurance agent to learn more or to add TravelNet to your policy.

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