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See hundreds of photos from the 2013 Innovation Expo on the Wisconsin Grocers Association facebook page.

Brandon Scholz, WGA President and CEO.



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Price Increases.   Rising food prices might mean higher bills for Easter Dinners.   Click here to see BRANDON SCHOLZ's, WGA President & CEO  interviewed with WISC TV in Madison, WI.

aDeadline Extended   WGA Honoree Nomination deadline has been extended until April 25!!!  Don't wait until next year to recognize someone's efforts. Need some tips to improve your nomination - just click here.  This is the year to nominate one of your favorite colleagues, peers, associates, or team members for one of the multiple awards offered by the WGA including the  Grocer of the Year and Excellence in Operations,  Community Service and  Vendor of the Year. Click on bold text for nomination forms.  The Grocer of the Year and Excellence in Operations nominations use the same form.  The WGA Board of Directors vote on the nomination and winners are notified in June and July 2014. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, April 18, 2014!   Please contact SARAH DECORAH at  sdecorah@wisconsingrocers.com or (888) 342-5942 ext. 303.

a Special Employee Profiles  Profile your Special Employees in the Summer issue of the Wisconsin Grocer magazine.  Profiles will coordinate with the Dept. of Workforce Development article on a Better Bottom Line.  Governor Walker proclaimed 2014 as the Year of a Better Bottom Line to encourage and promote employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Throughout the year Governor Walker is directing state agencies to focus on building, recognizing, and promoting public and private programs, companies, and organizations that are improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities, including veterans and students.  Include your Special Employees brief profile by completing and submitting information found by clicking here. Deadline is Friday, May 18, 2014.  Contact CHERYL LYTLE at Cheryl@WisconsinGrocers.com if you have any questions.





 Spring into Golf!   The weather is warming up and it's time to clean up the clubs and register for the WGA's Grocery Industry Golf Outing on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Trappers Turn Golf Course in Wisconsin Dells.  We've got a lot of new features along with traditional fun activities planned for this year.  If you participated in the outing last year, your renewal information has been emailed to you.  Click here for Vendor Sponsorship information or click here for Retailer Registration information.  Online registration is also available by clicking here.  Please contact CHERYL LYTLE at Cheryl@WisconsinGrocers.com or (608) 244-7150 ext. 303 with questions.   To register online, click here . 

Donations Needed    NEW NEW NEW NEW at the WGA's Grocery Industry Golf Outing is the PAC Sack Auction which is a combination of a raffle and an auction.  Golfers will purchase tickets and place in sacks with coordinating auction items (like a bucket raffle).  Proceeds benefit the WGA's PAC and Political Support Program.  Please consider donating a goodie for this great cause.   Click here for additional information regarding donating items or contact MICHELLE KUSSOW at mkussow@WisconsinGrocers.com

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