Dress Down Fridays

Every Friday, South Easthope Mutual employees live our value of ‘community’ and help their neighbours. Thy have the option of paying $2 to wear jeans to the office. Throughout the year the funds are collected and each December, employees choose where to donate the money raised. For 2018, our employees decided to donate teddy bears […]

History of the Butternut Tree

For nearly 90 years, a butternut tree stood on the site of our new office. The exact location is where our lobby is now located.  The tree grew on the front lawn of the property that belonged to the Matthies family at 76 Woodstock Street South for almost 90 years. South Easthope Mutual purchased the […]

Tavistock’s Historic Firetruck

If you’ve ever driven through Tavistock or stopped in at our head office, you’ve probably seen the shiny red firetruck on display in the show room. Have you wondered about its history? Here’s some of its story: Tavistock’s First Volunteer Fire Brigade Let’s go back a few years before the firetruck to Tavistock’s first volunteer […]

146th Annual General Meeting News

The 146th Annual General Meeting of South Easthope Mutual Insurance Company was held on Friday March 2, 2018 at the Grace United Church hall in Tavistock. The 2017 Chairperson, Ken Yeoman lead attendees the proceedings of the meeting. The membership in attendance received and approved the 2017 Auditor’s Report and Financial Statement as well as […]

Shop Local This Christmas

Christmas brings on the busiest shopping season of the year. We’re all busy running around, trying to get those last minute gifts and groceries purchased. Why not consider making your purchases locally? ‘Why?’ you may ask. The answer is, it builds stronger communities. Local stores, shops and businesses employ local people; your family, friends and […]

Lance Russwurm Paintings of Tavistock

Did you ever walk by our old office, look into the showroom with the firetruck, see some large paintings of downtown Tavistock and wonder why we had them? In 1998, the Village of Tavistock was celebrating its 150th Anniversary. As a way to celebrate our community, the Board of Directors of South Easthope Mutual commissioned […]