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Eastern Shore Associates’ Persse Receives Chamber’s Kenneth Boutwell Award

FULTON – Jamieson Persse, commercial producer for Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, received the Kenneth Boutwell Service Award at Thursday’s (March 5) 99th annual meeting of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce.

The Boutwell award is given to an individual who has shown unselfish, long-term commitment to the chamber.

“Jamie exemplifies ESA’s commitment to sharing our time and talents in the communities we serve,” said Martha Murray, ESA president. “All of us at ESA congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition for his devotion to the chamber, and to the Oswego County community.”

Jamieson Persse,  (center), commercial producer for Eastern Shore Associates, (ESA), received the Kenneth Boutwell Service Award at the March 5, 99th Annual Meeting of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GOFC). The Boutwell award is given to an individual who has shown unselfish, long-term commitment to the GOFC.  He is joined by Gregory Mills, GOFC executive director, and Assistant Executive Director Danielle Hayden.
Jamieson Persse, (center), commercial producer for Eastern Shore Associates, received the Kenneth Boutwell Service Award at the March 5 annual meeting of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce. He is joined by Gregory Mills, GOFC executive director and assistant executive director Danielle Hayden.

Persse, a licensed Insurance broker, joined the chamber board of directors in 2008 and was elected to a two-year term as board president in 2014.

He is also a past vice president of the Eastwood Chamber of Commerce.

He has been with ESA since 2006 and resides in Hastings with his wife, Karen, and daughter, Amanda.

Other current community involvement by Persse includes membership in the town of Hastings Republican Party and Oswego County Republican committee.

He has been a member of the Oswego County Workforce Development Board since November 2014 where he serves on the Business Development Committee.IMG_1474

Past community activities include: board member and finance committee chair of the Mexico Tiger Sharks Swim Club from 2008 to 2012; Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County board member from 2008 to 2011 with one term as board president; director at large for the New York State Snowmobile Association; and past president, Christian Business Network.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company.

ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boat, farm, recreational vehicle, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Murray. “2015 is our 29th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, and we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. Other services we offer include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools and emergency services.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance, www.esainsurance.com, is a Trusted Choice independent agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company with offices in Fulton, Pulaski, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, North Syracuse and Walworth.

The Fulton office can be reached at 598-6000. They are also on Facebook under “Eastern Shore Associates.”