Monday, January 28, 2008

NAPSLO Past President Tony Markel's Wife Passes Away

NAPSLO sends its heartfelt sympathies to Tony Markel, NAPSLO Past President and the Markel family today on the passing of Tony's wife Sue, following a prologned yet courageous battle with cancer.

Per Sue's wishes, the family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, contributions be sent to:

City of Hope/Markel-Friedman Fund
1055 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Attn: Paulette Pasciuti

Any cards, letters, etc., may be sent to:

Tony Markel
P.O. Box 2009
Glen Allen, VA 23058-2009

The family will receive visitors from 5p to 7p on Tuesday, January 29.

Bliley Funeral Home
3801 Augusta Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
P: 804.355.3800

The funeral will be at 11:00a on Wednesday, January 30, with interment immediately following in the St. Mary's churchyard.

St. Mary's Episcopal Church
12291 River Road
Richmond, VA 23238
P: 804.784.5678

Thursday, January 10, 2008

NAPSLO notes passing of I. Arthur Yanoff

I. Arthur Yanoff, a member of one of the original NAPSLO member firms, died at his home in Boca Raton, FL on January 7th. Mr. Yanoff, 82, was a decorated WWII veteran, serving with the 455th Bomb Group in the European-African-Middle Eastern theater of service.

He spent the next 45 years in property and casualty insurance where he became well known nationally. He was a long time member of the AAMGA and NAPSLO. He is survived by his wife, Hazel, and sons, Stephen, Glenn, Ronald and daughter Janice Yanoff Baum. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren.

Services are set for Friday, January 11 at 3 p.m. at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton, Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Diabetes Association.

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Remember to Register for the Mid-Year Educational Workshop!

Members can still register for the workshop online at the Mid-Year page of the Meetings section of the NAPSLO web site at Member ID and password are required to access the registration page.

After completing the registration process for the Mid-Year Workshop members can reserve a hotel room by clicking the link to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess web site. Rooms are limited to one per registered attendee. Rooms in the NAPSLO block reserved by non-registered attendees will be cancelled without notice, no exceptions.

Hotel rooms at the Fairmont Princess for arrivals on February 19 & 20 are now sold out. There are still rooms on a space available basis February 21-23. Rooms are no longer available in the block after January 18. Mid-Year activities begin Thursday night with the Opening Reception.

As of January 4, delegate registration fees are $750 and spouse registration fees are $475. The registration deadline is February 1 and anyone registering after this date must do so on-site at the hotel. Hotel fees are non-refundable after January 5.

Registration materials can be downloaded from the Mid-Year section of the NAPSLO web site as well.