Quick Takes

RECOGNIZED: Irvin Insurance Services, with offices in Wintersville and Bridgeport, has received senior partner designation from Grange Insurance.

The award goes annually to agencies that excel in key areas, including customer service and overall performance. Only 124 agencies out of the more than 4,000 independent agencies that represent Grange earned this year’s award.

“We count on agencies like Irvin Insurance Services to be trusted advisers, educators and service provides to Grange policyholders,” said John Amendola, Grange Insurance president and CEO. “Senior partner agencies show a strong commitment to the customer an exceptional performance in the industry. Irvin Insurance meets these high standards, standing as a true partner, worthy of this recognition.”

Grange Insurance is sold exclusively through independent insurance agents.

Irvin Insurance serves customers in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, and can be contacted by calling (740) 264-5029 or by visiting irvininsurance.com.

MARIJUANA MOGUL: Martha Stewart is joining the cannabis craze.

The domestic diva said Thursday she is partnering with Canopy Growth Corp. to assist in developing new products that contain non-psychoactive CBD and other hemp-derived cannabinoids.

First to come will be offerings for pets. Stewart didn’t specify what those products might be.