February 2015 Newsletter
Thank you for reading this issue of our newsletter.
As always, your safety and security is foremost in
everything we do. Though the days are getting longer, there is still a
chance for more snow. With the snow we already have, make sure any flu
you may have is not covered by snow drifts to avoid carbon monoxide
Thank you for allowing Perfect Connections to protect your
home and/or business. We truly appreciate it and sincerely hope you never
have to use our products to save lives or protect property.
This month in The Local Business Spot Lite we feature Lyons
and Associates, a law firm based in Somerville, NJ that specializes in
family and matrimonial law. They have built quite a reputation in the
state for "giving personal attention to personal matters."
Don't forget to read our blog, the
link is to your right.
Thank you again.
Will Your Business Be Prepared If Disaster Strikes?
you evaluated the likelihood of your business being able to survive a
flood, hurricane, fire or some other type of natural disaster?
Surprisingly, as many as 25 percent of all businesses that have to close
because of some type of weather caused disaster will never open their
though there is no way that you will be able to reduce the risk of a
natural disaster taking place, there are a number of steps that you can
take to ensure your business is protected from the wrath of Mother
Nature. The first step will be to create a disaster plan and then review
it each year to ensure that it still meets your business’s needs. The key
of this plan should be to keep your business secure, even when a disaster
helpful tips that will get you started with a
plan and ensure that your assets, employees and customers are protected
are highlighted here:
- Identify the
likelihood of a disaster happening and determine
which ones you are at the highest risk for.
- Be sure that
you have an adequate insurance policy to cover everything if a
complete loss occurs.
- Make a
customized emergency response plan and be sure that your employees
know their role.
- Carry out
drills and tests to ensure that the plan you have created can be
carried out successfully.
- Create a list
of addresses and phone numbers that are important so that you will
be able to reach important people after a disaster occurs.
- Protect your
data and computer storage by utilizing the services from data
- Take a full
inventory of your existing business property and all of your
you take the time to create a plan, you will be prepared if a natural
disaster happens. After all, these can occur at any time and any place.
Being prepared is your best line of defense.
Tips That Will Help You Beat A Burglar
With burglars being bolder than ever, stealing jewelry and
electronics from homes in broad daylight, it is time to take action to
protect your home and belongings. You don’t have to be worried about your
home and belongings every time you leave, but it will take some effort to
ensure you and your home is safe.
Don’t Make It Easy
majority of burglars are not master criminals. The fact is that they are
looking for an easy target – a home they can access easily without being seen. If you leave your
doors unlocked or your alarm system off, you are basically inviting
criminals in. Even when you leave for just a couple of minutes, you have
to lock your doors.
Be A Known Neighbor
is essential that you get to know your neighbors. You need to tell them
if you are going to be away and ask them to look out for your home. You
should do the same for them if they are going to be away. Be sure that
any strangers coming up to your property also stand
out by trimming the bushes and the trees – especially the ones that are
close to your windows and doors.
Make Your Home Come Alive
you are going out, or going on vacation, you should think about getting a light timer that will provide the appearance
that you are still at home. This will make a would-be-burglar avoid your
The fact is that
burglars are out there and they are getting much bolder regarding
breaking into homes. With the tips here you can ensure that you home is
protected, no matter if you are home, or away.
High-Tech Security Gadgets To Keep Your Home And Business
it comes to technology there is no question that it is everywhere.
However, did you know that there are actually a number of tech gadgets
that can increase the security of your home or business? If not, check
out some of the latest and greatest gadgets that are now available to
help keep you safe.
A Barking Dog Alarm
you are looking for that German Shepard effect – minus the bite marks –
then this is definitely the device for you. When the alarm is triggered
it will give off the sound of a vicious guard dog that would definitely
send any would-be intruder running for the hills.
is an innovative little device that will send a signal wirelessly to a
chiming unit whenever someone steps on it. This is ideal for anyone who
may want an extra notification of someone entering the house.
can be fun, as seen with the gadgets highlighted here. If you are ready
to add a little tech to your security system these gadgets will help you
do just that!
The Local Business Spot Lite: Lyons &
Having a family is more often than not a highlight of many
adults’ lives. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes
the baby in the baby carriage, right? As Utopian as
that sentiment may be, the reality is not always
as perfect, but let’s face it we live in an imperfect world.
You never know when you may need legal guidance in your marriage, civil
union, partnership, or family relationships. That’s where the legal
team at Lyons &
Associates, P.C. comes in. Family law is their specialty and they have
been providing legal services to New Jersey families since 2004.
Managing Partner Theresa Lyons and her team offer a wide range of
services and handle each situation with personal care. Their firm motto
says it all, “Personal Attention for Personal Matters.”
can imagine with such personal information being discussed and documented
Lyons & Associates, P.C. has the need to protect client data.
Our experts at Perfect Connections, Inc. were able to provide the type of coverage they needed by
installing a burglar alarm at their office located in Somerville, New
Jersey. When I asked Christine Kieran, Legal Administrator for the
office, how they use the system and how it has been working for them she
said, “We use the alarm service to protect our client’s personal
information, private financial documents, and to secure the equipment and
technology used on a daily basis. It has been working great.
It’s very user friendly and you have a sense of security when you close
the office for the day.” At Perfect Connections, Inc. we can
provide comprehensive security systems that include fire and burglar
alarms, video surveillance, alarm monitoring, smoke and carbon monoxide
detectors, and access control for both residential and commercial
Q & A with Christine Kieran, Legal Administrator-Lyons
& Associates, P.C.
asking Christine a few questions about the firm, I was able to get a better
understanding of what Lyons & Associates is all about. Knowing
that Lyons & Associates is a family law firm I wanted to know what
that means as far as what client services are available. According
to Christine the firm, “encompasses all aspects of family law such as
divorce, custody, domestic violence, same-sex couples, child abuse, [and]
grandparent visitation.” These are just a few of the areas they
practice in. She also informed me that there are 5 lawyers on the
Lyons & Associates team. You can visit the firm website for full bios on
each lawyer. Christine said, “All (lawyers) of whom have enjoyed prestigious judicial clerkships and
who focus on only matrimonial law.”
perusing their website I came across their client testimonials, and they
have a lot. I wanted to know what is it about Lyons &
Associates that makes them so highly recommended among clientele.
Christine said, “We pride ourselves on a friendly, welcoming environment,
affordable and client centered. Our Motto: ‘Personal Attention for
Personal Matters.’” If that’s not enough, take a look at their reviews
& testimonials for yourself.
You really get the sense that you won’t be just another number to the
Lyons & Associates team. With such a promising group of
professionals I wanted to know if they had any plans for expanding the
firm, and what they are looking forward to in the future. According
to Christine they are currently expanding and they’re looking forward to
the new book by their Managing Partner, Theresa Lyons, it’s called
“Sticks and Stones.” The book will illustrate, “the sometimes messy
world of law, and how the law affects our lives.”
you, a friend, or a loved one is in need of legal guidance on a family
matter do not hesitate to contact the highly skilled professional team at
Lyons & Associates, P.C. Their offices are located in
Somerville, New Jersey but they serve all of New Jersey State.
Typical office hours are 8:30am-6:00pm with evening hours available upon
request. The firm can also be accessed 24 hours a day through their
website at http://www.lyonspc.com/ and a mobile app at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lyons/id810074574?mt=8 . You can also call for a consultation appointment at
Rock and Roll Trivia
Question: What did Beach Boy leader Brian Wilson have
constructed around his piano for song writing inspiration?
A. A model of Santa Monica Pier
B. A giant sand box
C. A moat
D. A Bahamian beach
Rock n' Trivia Question
Question: What was the name of the band that was falsely
rumored to be the Beatles Recording Incognito in 1976?
B. The Dung Beatles
C. Klaatu (
A Music writer in Rhode Island First floated the rumor because the
band's album, released on Capitol Records, had no pictures and no credits
for band members or songwriters; the NME later ran a story headlined
"Deaf Idiot Journalist Starts Beatle Rumour.
D. The Rutles
E. The Scruffs
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you for reading our February issue. See you next month!
Perfect Connections, Inc.
PO Box 893
Somerville, NJ 08876
NJ License 34BF00012200