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  Staffline: A Publication of the Staff Council JUNE 1, 2016
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A Note from Staff Council President Renee Berteau

photo descriptionThis will be my final Staffline letter to you, as my term ends June 30, 2016.  Reflecting on my two years as Staff Council President, and my two years prior as Staff Council Vice President, I’d like to share a few thoughts, continue reading . .


Staff Council Is In Recess
Staff Council has concluded its meetings for this academic year. The Council, as well as the standing committees, will reconvene in August. If you have questions or concerns to bring to the Council, please send them to the Staff Council Office at Staff.Council@uvm.edu.

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Staff Council Annual Update, FY16

photo descriptionStaff Council has recently finalized our FY16 Annual Update, which gives a yearly overview of our progress toward our current goals and lays out preliminary action steps for the upcoming academic year. To access the Annual Update on our website, continue reading.


Update on Verizon Wireless Discount for University Employees

photo descriptionUniversity of Vermont employees are again eligible to save money on their personal cell phone bills through Verizon Wireless. Employees can save 18% - even better than the last year's discount of 15%. To learn how to activate the additional savings continue reading . . .



photo descriptionThis fall, Staff Council is proud to host the 6th Annual Staff Art Exhibit. We invite staff members to visit the link below to learn more participating. The exhibit will take place from August 30-September 21st in the Davis Center Fireplace Lounge. We feature our very own talented UVM staff members. It's a great opportunity to show off your artistic skills or maybe try being part of an art exhibit for first time. For more information and and Staff Council Art Exhibit FAQ's, continue reading. . .


Lake Monsters Baseball Game & BBQ - UVM Night - Father's Day Game - June 19, 2016 - 5pm

photo descriptionIt's time for our annual Lake Monsters Game & BBQ. We offer discounted pricing for this baseball game which includes reserved seats and a BBQ dinner. This year we've scheduled a Sunday Father's Day game. PLEASE NOTE: The group order deadline is Friday, June 10th. Please submit all orders and payment to Staff Council Office located at 313 Waterman Bldg. To see pricing and get your order form continue reading. . .


Discounted Champlain Valley Fair Tickets for Admission & Rides - Complete your form by July 11th!!

photo descriptionDon't miss out on the double discounted savings on rides and admission! We receive the discounted group rates and additionally Staff Council Social Committee contributes another $5 discount per order. This year the Champlain Valley Fair runs from Aug. 26-Sept. 4th. It's a summer must do, there is something for everyone! PLEASE NOTE: all orders must be received the Staff Council office by July 11, 2016. No orders may be added after the cut-off date. The Staff Council Office is located at 313 Waterman Bldg. To see pricing and complete your order form continue reading. . .

Information from HRDMA:

2016 UVM Employee Wellness Campaign Launch: Help us meet our goal!

photo descriptionStaff Council encourages all those that receive the email and link to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of VT (BCBSVT) health assessment to complete it! If UVM reaches their goal of 1,750 completed assessments UVM will receive $32, 000 from BCBSVT towards wellness initiatives. In addition to this, over 350 raffle prizes are up for grabs. For every 5 assessments completed, one winner will be drawn. If we meet that goal of 1,750 assessments three grand prizes will be awarded: a brand new treadmill, stationary bike, and an elliptical machine. Click here for information and instructions to complete the wellness assessment.

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