The Hitchings Insurance team has been serving the needs of Ohio consumers since 1968. The agency is licensed in the State of Ohio to engage in the business of property & casualty insurance, accident & health insurance, life insurance and annuities.
The agency is a member of The Professional Insurance Agents of Ohio, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, the Northwest Ohio Association of Health Underwriters, Greater Findlay Inc., the Fostoria Chamber of Commerce and the Hancock County Homebuilders Association.
Meet our Team
Lee HitchingsPresident/Owner Practice Areas: Life / Health / Annuity / Property & Casualty Insurance
Lee began his insurance career in 1987 with Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of Ohio. Lee joined the agency in 1992. A graduate of Bowling Green State University, Lee is a specialist in group health and related products, individual health, life and annuities.
Deb BadertscherPersonal Lines Agent / Claims Service Practice Areas: Property & Casualty
Deb joined the agency in 1993 and is a graduate of The Ohio State University. In addition to claims Deb provides commercial and personal lines service and accounting.
Consumer Insurance News
By Staff Writer Copyright © , Consumer Agent Portal, LLC. All rights reserved. This information is designed to help you with your decision-making, and it is not intended to provide advice. Contact a local independent agent in the Trusted Choice network today for assistance concerning the insurance options that are available to you. Let’s block […]
By Staff Writer Who says you need to be married to purchase a home? According to Bloomberg.com, single Americans make up more than half of the adult population—and many of them want to create their own version of the American Dream. Contacting a Trusted Choice® agent can be the key to success for single folks […]
By Trusted Choice Your Grill Should Cook, Not Burn… the barn. Or the house. Or a child. Every year, what should be a fun outdoor occasion for family and friends instead turns into tragedy at nearly 9,000 homes, causing deaths, injuries and tens of millions in property damage. Your Trusted Choice® independent insurance agents can […]
By Trusted Choice Take a Sober Look at Serving Alcohol Are you intoxicated at the thought of including alcoholic drinks on your catering menu? There is no question that for entertainment and hospitality entities, including caterers, serving alcohol can be a significant source of revenue. But choosing to serve alcohol comes with potential risks and […]
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By Trusted Choice Catering Staff Considerations Like many entrepreneurs, you may have begun your catering business as the sole cook and bottle washer. But at some point, you will discover that going it alone not only impedes growth, but is a recipe for burnout and collapse. And you’ll face the question of every successful catering […]
By Trusted Choice Congratulations! Your name is the first that springs to mind when your family and friends think “great food.” Your snacks are supreme, your deserts to die for and your specialties truly spectacular. In fact, you think it may be time to go all-out with your culinary creativity. Are you ready to turn […]
Whether your plans are a leisurely ride on favorite trails or a power run through more rugged terrain, here are a few snowmobile safety tips from the experienced and snow-loving folks at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: Before riding, attend a snowmobile safety training course (which may be required in some areas). Learn proper […]
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But while coin collecting may seem like a hobby for old history buffs, many people who don’t fit the stereotype are finding the value (literally) in collecting coins. Beyond discovering up to thousands of dollars after appreciation, coin collectors often find this hobby—originally practiced by only royals and nobility—relaxing and interesting. The Benefits of Coin […]
Yet far too often, in the heat of sports battle, those “touches” steadily progress towards tackles, you find your current body no longer has the moves, and past glories turn into current sprains and injuries—especially when you trip over the dog. While your Trusted Choice® agent loves fall sports as much as the next person, […]
Celebrating a child’s birthday is a joyous occasion for family and friends. Parents strive to fulfill their children’s wishes on their special day, but often, those wishes come with a hefty price tag. Years ago, simple house parties with a cake and piñata were the norm. But today, many families take child parties to a […]
Did you know your home and finances are at risk when you plan a home renovation project? One of the main reasons homeowners fail to inform their insurance agent about home renovation plans is the assumption doing so will result in insurance premium increases. While this may be true in some cases, it could be […]
Before you launch the escape pods, your Trusted Choice® agent suggests you schedule a review of your student’s “away at school” insurance needs. Here are but a few of the questions every parent and student should consider: How will your homeowners insurance respond for a personal property loss at college? Packing for school once meant […]
1. You could save money on your insurance. Fixing your roof or upgrading your electrical system can decrease your insurance premiums. These types of upgrades and renovations lower your home’s risk of loss from the perspective of an insurance company, which could reward you in turn. 2. Your agent cannot protect what they don’t know […]
If your July Fourth plan is to watch an awe-inspiring professional display, your Trusted Choice® agent simply wishes that your picnic food is fresh and your drive home safe. But for many citizens, the celebrations would not be complete without lighting up at least a few consumer fireworks throughout the day. Depending on their state […]