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Press releases and news articles

In the newsLocally developed financial literacy game wins “Game of Year”

November 17, 2020
Daily Jefferson County Union

A financial literacy game developed by Jefferson Middle School teacher Erich Utrie and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Julie Woletz has just won “Game of the Year” honors from the National Institute for Financial Literacy.

 

2020 EIFLE Game of the YearWEA Member Benefits Financial Literacy Game for High School Students Wins 2020 EIFLE Game of the Year

October 20, 2020

The Institute for Financial Literacy announced their Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award Winners, with WEA Member Benefits receiving the 2020 Game of the Year for our financial literacy game, Don’t be Jack™: High School Edition.

 

WEA Member Benefits Adds Life Insurance to Product PortfolioWEA Member Benefits Adds Life Insurance to Product Portfolio

September 24, 2020

Member Benefits announced the addition of life insurance to their product portfolio of insurance offerings. Partnering with Associates of Clifton Park, a variety of policy options are available to fit members’ needs.

 

Adventure Awaits...5th Annual Student Art ContestWEA Member Benefits Foundation Honors Finalists of the 2020 Student Art Contest

June 8, 2020

An announcement on the winners of this year’s Student Art Contest sponsored by the WEA Member Benefits Foundation, Inc., and WEA Member Benefits. Eleven finalists were selected from over 150 student submissions from across Wisconsin.

 

Art Contest Opportunity for Wisconsin Public School Students Art Contest Opportunity for Wisconsin Public School Students

April 6, 2020

Get ready for adventure with the Fifth Annual WEA Member Benefits Student Art Contest! New in 2020, the contest now has a theme: Adventure and Explore.

 

student art winnersWEA Member Benefits Foundation Honors Finalists of the 2019 Student Art Contest and Winner of the Loeymae Lange Memorial Best in Class Award

August 22, 2019

Ten individual student finalists were honored at a soiree on Thursday, August 8. In addition, one student artist whose art exemplified originality, expression, use of artistic elements, principals of design, overall presentation of artwork, and message, was awarded the “Loeymae Lange Memorial Best in Class” award.

 

WEA Member Benefits Launches High School Edition of Award-Winning Financial Literacy GameWEA Member Benefits Launches High School Edition of Award-Winning Financial Literacy Game

April 11, 2019

WEA Member Benefits, a leading provider of financial products and financial education for Wisconsin public school employees and their families, has launched the much-anticipated high school edition of their award-winning Don’t Be Jack™ Financial Literacy Game.

 

Art Contest Opportunity for Wisconsin Public School StudentsArt Contest Opportunity for Wisconsin Public School Students

April 9, 2019

Now in its fourth year, the WEA Member Benefits annual student art contest is underway. The contest is co-sponsored by WEA Member Benefits and the WEA Member Benefits Foundation, Inc. Thanks to a generous foundation donor, students now have a chance to gain some very special recognition for their creative work!

 

WEA Member BenefitsWEA Member Benefits moves headquarters

July 14, 2014

WEA Member Benefits relocated its operations on July 11, 2014 to the office building at 660 John Nolen Drive, which they purchased in January. Since its inception over 40 years ago, Member Benefits had been a tenant at the WEA Trust Insurance Corp building located at 45 Nob Hill Road.

 

WEA Member BenefitsWEA Trust Member Benefits Named Friend of Education

April 7, 2014

WEA Trust Member Benefits (Member Benefits) was presented the 2014 Friend of Education Award by WEAC President Betsy Kippers at the WEAC Board meeting on April 5.

 

EIFLE AwardWEA Trust Member Benefits receives national Excellence in Financial Literacy Award

April 23, 2012

WEA Trust Member Benefits competed with over 100 nominees nationally to win the coveted Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award for their popular financial learning game, Don’t Be Jack™. The Institute of Financial Literacy presents the awards to recognize organizations that have shown exceptional innovation, dedication, and commitment to the field of financial literacy education.