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Pride Month 2024

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is woven into our DNA. At Acrisure we strive toward a culture of inclusion that recognizes and appreciates all manners of unique colleague backgrounds, viewpoints and circumstances. As we have done with other culture celebrations and honors such as Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Mental Health Awareness, […]

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The Importance of Roof Maintenance: Protecting Your Home and Family

Alright, let’s be real for a minute. When was the last time you looked up at your roof? Your roof plays a crucial role in protecting your home from the elements, but we often overlook its maintenance. In this blog post, we’ll explore the potential risks of neglecting your roof, the problems that can arise, […]

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Celebrating Women at Acrisure!

“No voice is too soft when that voice speaks for others.”- Janna Cachola In order to be the best we can be, it’s important that everyone has the space and chance to make an impact. We are a powerful collective voice when we work together to advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion. March is Women’s History […]

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Celebrating Black History Month 2024

Black history in Canada Black Canadians and their communities have been a part of shaping Canada’s heritage and identity since the arrival of Mathieu Da Costa, a navigator, and interpreter, whose presence in Canada dates back to the early 1600s. The role of Black people and their communities in Canada has largely been ignored as […]

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Reflections of the New Year 🎊

It’s a new year, and a perfect opportunity to reflect on our values here at Direct Link—the values which allow us to confidently support our Acrisure Partners.   These values instruct the way we approach every client, every colleague, every scenario. Throughout the year, we strive to cultivate healthy, dynamic working relationships between our employees […]

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Happy Holidays from our Team !!

This week our Direct Link team was able to virtually join together for some holiday cheer, sharing stories and celebrating the successes of 2023!!! Throughout the year, we cultivate an environment of closeness and camaraderie—not just through big events like our celebrations, but also in the small moments and in our daily practices. We have team […]

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Acrisure- Greg Williams Covers Acrisure’s Vision in New Interview

Acrisure Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO Greg Williams recently shared his vision for the Company, the keys to Acrisure’s success and the importance of investing in the community along the way in an interview with Leader’s Magazine. “I co-founded Acrisure recognizing there was a better way to build a business. Specifically, by aligning my interests with like-minded […]

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Employee Appreciation Day at the Toronto Blue Jays Game!!⚾

On Saturday August 26th we hosted our 3rd annual Employee Appreciation Event at the Toronto Blue Jays Game where our team members were able to connect and enjoy an amazing game won by our Toronto Blue Jays in our amazing space at the Rogers Centre.  We were joined by our EVP. Erik Bristow from Acrisure […]

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We Love Compliments !!!

  A big shout out to our Account Manager Tammy on an another  amazing compliment from a happy Eastern/All Point Insurors’ client. WOOO HOO TAMMY !!!🎉🎉🎉 “Good morning, I understand that Tammy Mills reports to you both and I felt the need to reach out to make it known how wonderful she is to work […]

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A trip to New Jersey to visit Eastern Insurors /All Point Agency!

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of visiting our Acrisure partner, Eastern Insurors/All Point Agency, in the New Jersey office. Meeting the partners, Chris Rossi and Mike Goras, along with the team was a blast. We have been working with each other for the past 2 years and finally had the opportunity to meet […]

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We are a proud sponsor !!!!

Acrisure is a proud sponsor of the 2022 Grand Rapids Pride Festival, hosted by the Grand Rapids Pride Center (GRPC). Celebrating its 34th year, Grand Rapids Pride Festival is working to create a safe, open and inclusive environment for Grand Rapids community members to celebrate who they are! No matter who you are, how you identify, or […]

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Cybersecurity Tips for Consultants!

Why Are Consulting Businesses at Risk for Cyberattacks?   You work with a variety of clients. Consulting businesses can be more bang for a cybercriminal’s buck! If a consulting business’s data is breached, it may open the door to customers’ data also being breached.   It’s possible you are less likely to have strong cybersecurity.  […]

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Putting Our Way into the Spring Social Event!

 The Direct Link Team hosted our annual spring social event. We were able to welcome and meet our newest team members along with catching up with some of our existing group. Our team was able to enjoy a wonderful dinner, team giveaways and funtastic round of Glow in the Dark Mini Putt. Congratulations to all the […]

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Happy International Women’s Day 2023!!

 Every Woman Counts !!  Today is  a reminder that all women, from all ages and walks of life, have a place in every aspect of Canadian society, including in the economic, social and democratic spheres. Let’s celebrate the successful women around us, reminding today’s youth and girls that their dream is within reach.    

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Personal Liability Insurance vs Renters Insurance

What Is Personal Liability Insurance vs. Renters Insurance? Being hit with a lawsuit can create serious problems for even the most financially-secure individuals. Litigation costs—not to mention the prospect of having to pay any damages awarded by the court in the event that you lose your case—can easily drain bank accounts and plunge defendants deep […]

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February is Black History Month !!

Every February, people across Canada participate in Black History Month events and festivities that honour the legacy of Black people in Canada and their communities. The 2023 theme for Black History Month is: “Ours to tell”. This theme represents both an opportunity to engage in open dialogue and a commitment to learning more about the […]

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5 Steps for finding Auto Insurance

The Best Way to Choose Car Insurance If you never purchased auto insurance before, buying a car will trigger the need for auto insurance. Because the car itself can affect insurance costs, shopping for your insurance before purchasing a car makes sense. 1. Determine How Much Coverage You Need Minimum-liability limits established by the state […]

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Tis The Season 🎄❄🎅❄🍾

We always look forward to the time of the year when we can come together, celebrate and look back on all the great accomplishments that have been achieved. Direct Link wishes each and everyone of you and your families a Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year! 🍾  

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Getting Your Home Winter Ready

Winter home preparation guide By the time winter arrives, your home should be ready for whatever tricks Old Man Winter may have up his sleeve. There’s nothing worse than having to deal with a leaky window, broken furnace or a burst pipe in the middle of winter. These eight tips and tricks will help prevent […]

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We Love Compliments !!!

  A big shout out to our Account Manager Tammy on an amazing compliment from a happy Eastern/All Point Insurors’ client. WOOO HOO TAMMY !!!🎉🎉🎉 ” I Just wanted to drop a line to tell you how incredibly helpful Tammy was for me in getting my moms Florida homeowners insurance paid.  She went above and […]

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5 Tips for Finding Homeowner’s Insurance

There are many factors that can affect  Homeowner’s Insurance costs.  The most notable factors to consider are the location, the age of the home, and the style/method of construction.  Homes that are safe from both natural disasters and crimes are the most affordable to insure.  However, unless moving is an option, choosing a perfect location can […]

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We Love Compliments !!!

  Lana is on a roll!! Congratulations on a great compliment from a happy client! Way to go Lana !!!🎉🎉🎉   “Just wanted to let you know how much I love working with Lana. She is always so cheerful, pleasant, and willing to help. She is definitely an asset! Glad she is part of the […]

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Happy Retirement Lori!

We would like to wish Lori Thibodeau a Happy Retirement. Lori has been a dedicated team member of Direct Link since 2019 working on the Signature B&B book of business as a Personal Lines Insurance Assistant. Lori’s hard work and dedication has been recognized throughout the organization. We will truly miss her smiling face and […]

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An AXEcellent Summer Social 🪓🪓🪓

  We love throwing  a good team building event and this AXE Throwing Event was no exception. The Cumbre/Direct Link team definitely came out all ready to compete for the top prize!!! Congratulations to Chantelle who showed off her AXE Throwing skills and placed #1!!! 🪓  

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We Love Compliments !!!

  At Cumbre/Direct Link Insurance our number one goal is to ensure our clients are receiving premium customer service. It brings us great joy when a customers takes the time to send a compliment about our team and we are always ensuring that team member is being recognized. A shout out goes to one of […]

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Here we Fly Again!!! ✈✈

Cumbre Insurance Services/Direct Link LLC, a trusted Acrisure Agency Partner provides opportunities for the team to collaborate and connect.  Our Director, Jacquie Stephens recently visited the Grand Rapids office to spend time planning and collaborating with peers and leaders.

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A Special Visit to our client Alwex in NYC!

At Cumbre Insurance/Direct Link we truly value our relationships with our clients and are very proud when our team members are recognized for their hard work. Recently Maegan Draper, one of our Account Executives had the privilege of visiting our client Alwex Insurance, a long-time client of ours.  She had the opportunity to meet and […]

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Bowling Our Way Into Spring!!!

At Direct Link we are always looking forward to our in person social events and this one was definitely one for the books. The team eagerly came together to celebrate and Bowl their way into the Spring season. We are so lucky to have such great team spirit that we had team members drive over […]

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Summer Social

Direct link hosted a summer social meet and greet this past summer of 2021 at Slabtown Cidery in Uxbridge, Ontario. The team came together from near and far and enjoyed a delicious meal along with tasting a variety of hand-crafted ciders. Direct Link is committed to maintaining strong social connections amongst the team and will do so by showing our appreciation to […]

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direct link team

Summer Social

Direct link hosted a summer social meet and greet this past summer of 2021 at Slabtown Cidery in Uxbridge, Ontario. The team came together from near and far and enjoyed a delicious meal along with tasting a variety of hand-crafted ciders. Direct Link is committed to maintaining strong social connections amongst the team and will do so by showing our appreciation to […]

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