As the hurricane season approaches June 1, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is using Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 5-11) to announce five town hall meetings this month to inform residents about disaster relief and the need to purchase flood insurance. There is a 30-day waiting period for flood insurance to take effect.
Dr. Michelle Osborne, Chief Deputy Commissioner, and Department of Insurance staff will conduct the town hall meetings.
Department of Insurance staff will be on hand at the New Hanover County and Wayne County town hall meetings to help victims of Hurricane Florence who still need insurance assistance. Please notify your viewers, listeners and readers this is a free event and open to the public.
WHO: Dr. Michelle Osborne, Chief Deputy Commissioner, and DOI staff
WHAT: Town Halls
10 a.m. Tuesday, May 14 (New Hanover County)
Cape Fear Community College, BB&T Auditorium
4500 Blue Clay Road,
Castle Hayne, N.C. 28429
2 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 (Brunswick County)
Brunswick County Government Complex, Commissioners Chambers
30 Government Center Drive NE
Bolivia, N.C. 28422
10 a.m. Wednesday, May 15 (Pamlico County)
Department of Social Services Building
828 Alliance Main St.
Bayboro, N.C. 28515
7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 (Carteret County)
Carteret County District Court, Main Downstairs District Courtroom
300 Courthouse Square
Beaufort, N.C. 28516
12 p.m. Thursday, May 23 (Wayne County)
Goldsboro City Hall Council Chambers
200 N. Center St.
Goldsboro, N.C. 27530
WHY: To alleviate future suffering from disastrous storms
TOPICS: Insurance policies: Understanding benefits and limitations
Insurance adjusters: Getting a fair deal
Insurance claims: Getting assistance
Insurance mitigation process: Settling disputes