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Town & County partners with GBL to offer employee benefits management

June 6, 2008
The Daily Freeman Journal
Town & Country Insurance of Webster City has announced an expansion of the products and services they offer to small, mid and large size employers, through a partnership with Des Moines-based Group Benefits Ltd. (GBL). By working with Town & Country Insurance and GBL, area businesses will now have the best possible combination of high quality local service provided by Town & Country Insurance staff and an expanded product and services offering through GBL, according to local officials.

Town & Country Insurance and GBL's enhanced benefits portfolio consists of health, life, disability, dental and vision insurance. In addition, they now offer consulting services such as HR Management, Business Coaching, Employee Recruiting, Temporary Staffing, Employee Training, Wellness Programs, Employee Surveys and Technology Consulting.

"Town & Country Insurance has always prided itself on the importance of taking care of the customer with the use of quality products and services. This partnership with GBL will allow Town & Country to provide the additional products and services necessary for our local employers to meet the ever growing demand for competitively priced employee benefit products," says Tim Anderson, Commercial Lines Manager of Town & Country Insurance, 505 Second St, Webster City, 832-3787,

"With the increased complexity and ever changing needs of the Iowa workforce, it's becoming even more critical for Iowa employers to find trusted professionals to help them attract and retain the right employees for their company. GBL and Town & Country Insurance can provide these resources," said Matt Tate, Benefits Advisor with Group Benefits, Ltd.

Group Benefits, Ltd. is a professional benefits and insurance agency that specializes in Total Employee Benefit Program Management. GBL is one of the largest health insurance agencies in Iowa. Their firm is based in Urbandale and has been in business for nearly 20 years. For more information, visit

Town & Country Insurance specializes in multiple lines of insurance including Home, Auto, Business, Group and Individual Health, Senior Products, Farm and Crop. They have grown to be one of the largest insurance providers in Iowa and were recently recognized as an elite Best Practices Agency. Their firm is based in Webster City with branch locations in Eagle Grove, Clarion and Story City. For more information, visit

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