Benefits-Wellness Expo

2021 Benefits-Wellness Virtual Expo

Welcome to the Benefits-Wellness Virtual Expo! Click on an exhibitor’s name to go to their virtual booth and get information in a variety of formats – live and recorded informational and fitness webinars, short videos, live Chat with a Pro sessions, links to facts that answer your questions and contact information. How to win a door prize?  Are my benefits changing for 2022? How do I change who I cover on the health plan?  These questions and more are answered when you go online and virtual to explore how the WMU programs inspired by the Well-Being Wheel and our benefits programs support you.

Live Events

  • Fitness Classes Stay safe and get in shape with these live fitness classes.

  • Chat with a Pro Have benefit or wellness questions? These professionals have answers.

  • Info Webinars Get benefit and wellness information and tips from experts in these live informational webinars.

Activities and Prizes

2021 WMU Stormwater Survey

Annuity Estimator from TIAA

See how much income an annuity could provide in five minutes or less. Either choose the amount you want to annuitize to see estimated monthly payments, or choose your monthly payments to see how much you you may need to contribute.

BCBSM Door Prize

Visit the BCBSM Virtual Expo hall and get entered into the drawing for a YETI insulated tumbler, YETI colster can insulator, or a stadium blanket.

Holtyn & Associates Gift Card

Attend any of The Holtyn Wellness programming during the 2021 Virtual Benefits Expo and your name will go into a drawing for a gift card prize.

TIAA Door Prize

For WMU employees who attend the Nov. 19 webinar for more than 30 minutes, TIAA will enter names for a random drawing of a door prize, which will be one of 20 coffee mugs.

Door Prize Winners

Ronald Schubot

Shannon Sauer-becker

Rainer Liebert

Jayne FraleyBurgett

Jennifer Heilmann

John Greenhoe

Lu DeBoef

Caroline Webber

Terri Simmons

Gunilla Holm

Duane Hampton

Carrick Craig

Thomas Scannell

Jamie Lesman

Amy Brimmer

Spencer Myers

Wan Chen

Judy Moonert

David Florida

Gwen Tarbox

West Hills Athletic Club Door Prize

Enter for a chance to win!

West Hills Athletic Club Tour

Gifts are provided to any WMU employee that comes for a tour of the facilities.

WMU Graduate College Door Prize

Apply for a graduate degree or certificate program during the Benefits Expo and be included in a drawing for a Graduate College gift bag.

Fitness Classes

Live fitness classes have ended for this year.

Chat with a Pro

  • Nov. 16, 1 to 1:30 p.m. - The Standard

    Chat with Jannell Hoffmeyer of The Standard.

  • Nov. 16, Noon to 12:30 p.m. - BCBSM PPO

    PPO chat with Stephanie Ritsema.

  • Nov. 18, Noon to 12:30 p.m. - HSA Bank

    Chat with HSA Bank about your 2022 Flexible Spending Account.

  • Nov. 18, 11 to 11:30 a.m. - BCBSM HMO

    HMO chat with Whitney Briggs.

Info Webinars

  • Nov. 16, 10 to 10:15 a.m. - Budgeting & Technology: Get More Peace of Mind

    Using your phone or your computer is probably part of your daily life, but are you using these devices to safely manage your money? Get some tips from Arbor Financial Credit Union.

  • Nov. 17, 1 to 1:30 p.m. - WMU / BCBSM Open Enrollment

    Whitney Briggs, a seasoned BCBSM professional, presents on the 2022 WMU PPO and HMO health plan changes for these employee groups: AAUP Faculty, AFSCME, POA and Staff Compensation System staff.

  • Nov. 19, Noon to 1 p.m. - Paying Yourself: Income Options in Retirement

    Facilitator: Dewey Doyle It’s time to consider a little payback. You’ve made a lot of sacrifices in order to put away enough money to retire. When it’s finally time, do you know how to get the money back? There are lots of considerations, rules and tax implications that make these decisions very important and more complex. TIAA can help. We'll help simplify retirement income: • Learn the basic rules that govern the most common retirement accounts • Gain perspective on when to tap into different assets • Discover the flexible income choices TIAA offers