Newsletter

September 22, 2021

MUSIC Matters – Volume 25 – 3rd Quarter 2021

DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT We are now past Labor Day and well into the 2021-2022 school year. It is again an unusual year due to pandemic issue concerns. In June, we were all expecting the new school year to be much improved over 2020-2021. Unfortunately, that has not happened […]

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September 22, 2021

MUSIC Matters – Volume 25 – 2nd Quarter 2021

DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT We are all now into the summer period after completing the most unusual and historic year in the history of our organization. No one that I know of has ever experienced anything like it. We have come through the pandemic and can hopefully go about […]

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March 15, 2021

MUSIC Matters – Volume 25 – 1st Quarter 2021

MUSIC has made exciting changes to the MUSIC Matters newsletter. These changes include a new format and a short video message, presented by Mr. Mark Stockwel. The many articles include Social Engineering 101:  Responding to and Preventing Social Engineering Attacks, What is Segregation of Duties? and Why Does It Matter?, and  The Key Elements of a […]

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December 3, 2020

MUSIC Matters – Volume 24 – 4th Quarter 2020

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC member, Since our school districts and community college members are now past the Thanksgiving break, we move on to the Christmas holiday season. We also continue to experience the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic while trying […]

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September 18, 2020

MUSIC Matters – Volume 24 – 3rd Quarter 2020

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC Member, Education times continue to be difficult and ever changing. By now, many school districts have opened their doors to face-to-face instruction with masks, hand washing and social distancing – the words of the day. Many […]

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February 27, 2020

MUSIC Matters – Volume 24 – First Quarter 2020

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD CHAIRMAN DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC Member, I’m not going to open this message saying anything about the weather because, it seems any time I do, it backfires. However, as this message is being distributed with the MUSIC newsletter, we are coming out of […]

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December 9, 2019

MUSIC Matters – Volume 23 – Fourth Quarter

DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC Member, As I write this message, we are entering the first week of December and have just completed the Thanksgiving holiday recess period. Weather conditions have not been too bad yet and, in the St. Louis area, many of us have only missed […]

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June 19, 2019

Audit Response Letter

Amy Mehrmann-Dale Client Service Associate Arthur J. Gallagher This is a reminder that MUSIC usually provides you with your insurance coverage information as well as your assessment information in a one-page letter form to provide to your auditors. Because it is that time of year again, I wanted to let you know that this information […]

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June 19, 2019

Valuation of Building Contents

Scott Wightman Area Executive Vice President Arthur J. Gallagher As you know, we provide updated building values for every member based on formal, on-site building appraisals conducted every four years with inflationary updates in the interim years. Last year, we provided some guidance for the first time on contents values which are a little harder […]

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June 18, 2019

Summer Building Projects

Peggy Wilson Vice President – Member Services Arthur J. Gallagher It is that time of year when many members start, or have already started, construction projects by making updates to their buildings, renovations or constructing a new building. MUSIC provides its members’ Builders’ Risk coverage up to $50,000,000 for any one loss at any one […]

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