Author: Conner Kennedy

Shop Local With Your Broker!

With the holidays right around the corner, we are beginning to be reminded about shopping locally to support businesses in our community. As we approach open enrollment and January 1st renewals, now is also a great time to think about the advantages of working with a local broker for your company’s employee benefits. Working with … Continued

Escarole Soup

I tend to make a big batch of this delicious and savory soup for 2 reasons:  1) you will most likely not be able to resist the urge to go back for a 2nd serving 2) we love to have this leftover for another meal or a smaller portion as a quick after school snack … Continued

Proud Sponsor of Strategic HR in the City

Our Acadia Benefits team is excited to connect with you at next week’s Strategic HR in the City! While the conference looks a little different this year, we are eager to experience the new venue and dynamic program! We look forward to hearing more about the challenges, successes, and changes our local HR community has … Continued

2022 Best Places to Work in Maine

Yesterday we were excited to learn that Acadia Benefits was awarded #1 Small Employer for the 2022 Best Places to Work in Maine. It is quite an honor to be included alongside such an impressive list of businesses! Thank you to our team for all you do to support our customers, carrier partners, and most … Continued

Grilled Corn Salad

It’s been quite a summer and my family has spent a lot of time outside. Which has, of course, included a lot of grilling! The recipe for fresh corn salad is quick, easy, and one of our go-to dishes.  Serve alongside any protein, or on top of a salad… and voila… dinner is served! Ingredients … Continued

Employee Advocate Resources for Employees

It’s hard to believe I am coming upon 6 months working at Acadia Benefits. Wow, it certainly has gone by quickly and I have really enjoyed my time getting to know our team, customers, employees, and carrier partners. Thank you to everyone who has supported and guided me over the last few months! One of … Continued

Annual Renewal Timeline for Large Group Customers

One of the valuable tools Acadia Benefits provides our medium to large-sized group customers (50 + employees) is a well-defined renewal process. Having an outline of what needs to be completed, and when, allows our team to better provide support and guidance to our customers throughout the year. Our goal is to put together strategies … Continued

Tips from Sara: Filing a Disability Claim

Filing a disability claim can be stressful, especially if you’ve just experienced an accident or have been diagnosed with an illness. I put together a few helpful tips below, including what to expect and ways to expedite the process. Need to file a disability claim? Here’s what to do. Contact your HR department to let … Continued

Chicken Verde Soup

An easy, healthy, weeknight meal is a priority for my family. We started making this soup recently, and it’s been a hit!  With two small children, we cool the soup, cut into small pieces, and serve it as is to them. Then my wife and I add our favorite toppings, and we all enjoy dinner … Continued

Chicken Fried Rice

Skip the take-out and make this easy chicken fried rice at home. It’s a simple weeknight dinner that’s budget-friendly and a real crowd-pleaser! I found a similar recipe on Pinterest and after some tweaks, made it my own. Ingredients: 3 cups cooked jasmine rice preferably leftover rice (brown rice works well too.) 1 rotisserie chicken, … Continued

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