The WGA Board of Directors extends its most sincere thanks to Krueger Wholesale Florists for their hospitality hosting the WGA's first quarter board meeting.Click here to see more photos.
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New WGA Endorsed Service WGA announced this week an endorsed partnership with SASid, Inc. to provide WGA members with a custom-designed Health Insurance Marketplace program. This program will allow members and their employees to gain access to - and save money on - health insurance coverage. SASid's member benefit marketplace is a web-based software solution that helps individuals quote, compare, and apply for health insurance products online or over the phone. This private health insurance marketplace - exclusive to WGA Members and their employees - gives individuals access to Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Short Term Medical, Accident, and other voluntary health insurance products. The new members-only marketplace will provide the right tools to help individuals effectively shop for health insurance products. In addition to the new members-only healthcare marketplace, the WGA's partnership with SASid will include dedicated customer service professionals available to answer any questions about billing, claims and general product knowledge. This team will provide members with expert guidance and navigate them to the right products which will help meet individual needs. WGA Members and their employees may call 1-855-826-0030 at any time to take advantage of this service. Click here to receive a personal quote or contact ANDY MURRAY at firstname.lastname@example.org to customize an employer program.
Alice in DairylandThere's a new Alice in town. The 66th Alice in Dairyland is KRISTIN (NATZKE) OLSON. Olson will now be the state's agricultural ambassador for one year as an employee of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). "Having been born into Wisconsin's agricultural industry, I have truly been blessed," said Olson. "It is an honor to share my knowledge of agriculture with others, in hopes that they become more aware of the impact that this $59 billion industry has on their daily lives."
A native of Fond du Lac, she grew up showing dairy cattle with her family's small show herd. She will begin her year by participating in many June Dairy Month events. To schedule the 66th Alice in Dairyland for an event, contact Becky Paris, the Alice in Dairyland Program Manager at 608-224-5115 or email@example.com.
Honored at Rally IGA USA International Retailer of the Year JEFF ZOLLPRIESTER, Quality Foods IGA in Schofield, was recognized at the annual IGA Global Rally in April in Chicago notes the Shelby Report. Zollpriester believes the IGA is important to his retailing success. Produce clerk was his first "real job", one he started when he was 17. He worked his way up managing nearly every part of the business. Twenty-five years ago, he became an IGA retailer. "If there is one thing I learned from that experience, it's that the success of a grocery store is not only about sales and profits, it's also about the relationships you develop and the resources you cultivate along the way," Zollpriester said. "IGA gives us both. And when you use them to the fullest extent, you get security-security for your business, your employees and even your community as a whole." He said he wanted to accept the responsibility of providing jobs in a place where employees could grow and develop. He added that the more retailers help their employees, the more they become stewards of the business and IGA.
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