Just because we’re all stuck at home, doesn’t mean we have to be stuck in frustration and inactivity. Let’s use this unplanned time inside to improve ourselves, have a little fun, and prepare for the future when this crisis is behind us! Hopefully, the ideas featured here will inspire you, help keep your spirits up and your body fit, and better prepared to resume your life when this is all over.
PLAN NOW FOR THE UNEXPECTED
Allan Block Insurance is standing beside you during COVID-19. As a local business, we understand the tough decisions that you’re currently facing, and the desire to stay safe in this unprecedented situation. We’re here to help you. For 60 years, Allan Block Insurance has gone above and beyond to care for our customers and our community. We are happy to review your personal and business policies to make sure that you’re getting the best coverage. As always, our focus is making sure that our clients have the right insurance coverage to protect the things that matter to them.
Allan Block Insurance
24 S Broadway
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL RESTAURANTS
Supporting the community is more important now than ever before. Purchase a gift card now for celebrating when this crisis is behind us, or send a hot meal to your local hospital workers to show your support. While you’re visiting us remotely, order a delicious meal for yourself. O Mandarin is offering curbside pickup and delivery services (within a 10-mile radius) from 11:30 am to 9 pm! Call or order online at omandarin.com.
361 N Central Ave
TREAT YOURSELF TO A PERFECT PAIRING
Collaborating with the incredible Duck Donuts, Decadent Ales is offering a new beer and donut pairing every week delivered to your door. Featured is Decadent Ales Blueberry Pancake Ale loaded with blueberries, maple syrup, and caramelized sugar designed to be reminiscent of a pancake paired with Duck Donuts’ Blueberry Pancake donuts. Also being paired is their Coconut Fudge Cake Stout with Duck’s Coconut Island Bliss donut. Offering new pairings every week and with a weekend “2 + 2 pairing” special, containing two crowlers (two 32-ounce cans of beer) paired with two donuts. All available for local delivery and curbside pickup at www.decadentales.com.
139 Hoyt Ave, Suite A
CHECK LAUNDRY OFF YOUR TO-DO LIST
If you’re overloaded with a never-ending to-do list, give yourself a break. Embassy Cleaners offers the convenience and safety of Free Pick-Up and Delivery Service throughout Westchester County in a non-contact manner. Voted the Best of Westchester on numerous occasions and selected as one of America’s Best Cleaners, Embassy practices high-quality Dry Cleaning and Laundry Service, as well as professional Bed Linen Cleaning Service featuring hand pressing for a luxurious bedding experience similar to the experience of a five-star hotel. Embassy Cleaners provides old-fashioned artisanal cleaning methods honed over the past 80 years, now made even better by industry-leading technology.
Since 1937 Quality * Trust * Reputation
THINK ABOUT WHAT MATTERS MOST
During these unprecedented times of uncertainty — both economic and social — it’s more important than ever to think about what matters most. We can help you manage the uncertainty, reset your expenses, and understand the importance of working with a firm that’s in it for the long run. Contact us for a complimentary consultation. In the meantime, here are four fundamental steps you can consider in your financial plans to help secure a more efficient, flexible financial future:
- Protect your loved ones by having the proper protection in place
- Become a world class saver
- Create a liquid emergency fund
- Pay off high-interest debt
TAKE A VIRTUAL FITNESS CLASS
Scott Sessions, owner and founder of Sessions Be-Fit, isn’t letting the coronavirus get in the way of his clients’ goals. No matter your age or fitness level, Scott trains outdoors or virtually — all you need is a cell phone. If you don’t have equipment, Scott helps you achieve amazing results utilizing only your body weight! Bonus for golfers: Scott specializes in golf fitness (TPI) and can improve your balance, flexibility, and strength, prescribing the right exercises based on your physical limitations. If your goals include weight loss or improving your nutrition, Scott is a Certified Nutrition Specialist who educates his clients on how to eat for their specific body type while eating the foods they love. Consultations and first session, free.
KEEP IT CREATIVE
Join The Play Group Theatre, Westchester’s creative home for children and teens, for virtual theatre classes that are just right for your young artist. Jump into weekly acting classes in TheatreLab, join PGT’s virtual Improv Troupe, or take a dive into America’s rich and exciting Musical Theatre History! AND check out dynamic offerings for Summer 2020 with Camp PGT. Now preparing for both onsite and online offerings, enroll now for our onsite camps at our online price. We hope you’ll join us for a magical summer, no matter where we are! www.playgroup.org/online
The Play Group Theatre
1 N Broadway, Suite 111
SEEK OUT HAPPY DISTRACTONS
“The Show Will Go On” as soon as it is safe to bring our artists and our patrons together once more. In the meantime, you can access live streaming events from Emelin artists, past and future, through Emelin’s #HAPPYDISTRACTIONS campaign. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for what’s up next in music, dance, theatre, comedy, film, and family live streaming events. Note: while many of these streaming events are free, some have an associated fee or include a recommended donation for the artist.
FINANCIAL PLANNING THROUGH COVID-19
Use this extra time to prepare for your future. When a crisis strikes, having the right team is crucial to successfully navigate the storm. Working with a Financial Planner is a uniquely intimate process that relies on high degrees of trust, rapport, and discipline. Lob Planning Group takes a holistic, highly personalized approach to financial planning and wealth management that helps improve decision-making and optimizes your resources in good times, bad times, and unprecedented times like these. As independent advisors and fiduciaries, we focus solely on serving your needs and interests. But “independent” does not mean alone. We joined Stratos Wealth Partners (a Barron’s 2019 Top 50 RIA firm) and are supported by our broker/dealer LPL Financial, and Fidelity Investments. These partnerships allow us to leverage broad, national resources while focusing on our core competency: advising you. Please contact us for a complimentary consultation.
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