WPS Health Insurance Blog

WPS sponsors 19th Annual Teddy Bear Toss

Posted by Wendy Hathaway Feb 27, 2018 12:43:53 PM

Children and parents expecting a regular visit to the doctor were surprised to see members of the Green Bay Gamblers hockey team handing out teddy bears of all shapes and sizes Monday morning.

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World Red Cross & Red Crescent Day

Posted by Marie Puissant May 8, 2015 2:25:00 PM

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, May 8, marks more than 150 years of Red Cross humanitarian efforts around the globe. May 8 is the birthday of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement founder, Henry Dunant and it is on this day that we recognize the local and global impact of the Red Cross mission. Here in the U.S., the American Red Cross has been helping people in communities large and small for more than 130 years.

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It’s National Yoga Month and the perfect time to reap the benefits

Posted by Alexandra Radel Sep 2, 2014 9:20:00 AM

National Yoga Month, a national observance designated by the Department of Health and Human Services, is designed to educate people on the health benefits of practicing yoga. If you are new to yoga, or an active yogi, now is the best time to take advantage of all the FREE classes being offered at thousands of studios nationwide to promote National Yoga Month.

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Tags: Wellness, Individuals & Families, community, health services, yoga

A September Start

Posted by Bonnie Walke Aug 28, 2014 8:40:00 AM

September signals the start of something new. Summer is officially over, we enjoyed our last holiday for a while, and work begins to pick up. September is the greatest time for new beginnings – a new school year, new teachers, new clothes, and school supplies. We often get a renewed sense of getting back to a daily routine. September can be a fresh start and maybe even a much needed kick in the butt.

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Tags: Wellness, Individuals & Families, community, family and friends, holidays

Depression in our society

Posted by Mark Mitchell Aug 14, 2014 4:00:00 PM

Mental health and depression can affect anyone. This week the buzz is around longtime actor and comedian Robin Williams who was found dead in his home from an apparent suicide. The first thing that crossed my mind is how does a guy who was seemly always happy, encouraging, positive, and financially secure get to that point in his life? There is no simple answer.

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Tags: Wellness, community, health services, family and friends, mental health services

National Night Out Against Crime promotes safer communities Aug. 5

Posted by Alexandra Radel Aug 5, 2014 2:00:00 PM

Are you looking for something fun for the whole family to enjoy in this gorgeous weather? Mark your calendars for the 31st Annual National Night Out Against Crime Aug. 5!

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Tags: community, national night out, saftey