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Holiday Shopping? Don’t Forget Your Discounts …

This is a reminder that the HR Office is always on the lookout for discounts for employees.  Many of the discounts we have negotiated in the past few years are for travel, fitness clubs, entertainment, store discounts and wholesale clubs.  Just today, we’ve added a 25% discount for Ice Jewelry.  To view this and all of the discounts, visit the Perks Page at
If you know of other discounts we should investigate, let us know.  Happy shopping.

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Valuable Discounts Available for Washington and Lee University Employees

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This is a reminder of the discounts we have been able to obtain for Washington and Lee employees.  The most recent are discounts with Liberty Mutual and Gold’s Gym.  Just recently an employee reported she saved $200 annually by switching to Liberty Mutual for homeowners and vehicle insurance.  Check out the full list of discounts at
If you have leads on other discounts, let us know.

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Gold’s Gym Staunton Offers Discount to Washington and Lee Employees

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… From Tony Cassidy, Fitness Consultant with Gold’s Gym Staunton
Gold’s Gym Staunton is offering reduced enrollment and monthly dues to all Washington and Lee employees. We offer lots of cardio, free weights, and circuit equipment.  Some of our amenities include 2 complimentary fitness sessions with a personal trainer and monthly reassessments, group exercise classes, ladies only exercise area, travel passes, Kid’s Club, tanning, hydro-massage.  Gold’s Gym is located in the Staunton Mall, 90 Lee Jackson Hwy Staunton, VA 24401.  Call, click, or visit us for more info.

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Weight Loss Programs & Gym Memberships – Discounts & Opportunities

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Anthem offers discounts on weight loss programs, some gym memberships, and fitness equipment to group health participants.  Click here for more information. 
Employees participating in the Live Well program have access to Viverae health coaches who can provide information on topics geared toward weight loss such as nutrition, dietary needs, exercise programs and weight management.
W&L employees have access to discounts through Curves and SnapFitness.   To access those details, click here and login using your W&L user name and password.
And last but not least – the university’s fitness center is available at no cost to employees. For a free personal fitness assessment, contact Patti Colliton in Athletics. For $50/year you can participate in any of the group exercise programs.  Click here for operating hours and information about the programs they offer.  But there’s more … join the lunchtime basketball games in the gym, check out equipment in the gym or outing club, use the Cy Twombly Pool, handball, racquetball, and squash courts, and indoor and outdoor tennis courts – all at no cost.

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Curves Offers Discount for W&L Employees

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Curves will lower their sign up fee to $30 for W&L employees ($120 regularly).  You can also try it out for a week for free.  The discount is available for employees, spouse/partners and their children.
Curves is located at 780 N Lee Highway and open Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 2 PM and 3:30 PM to 7 PM and Saturday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Curves is a gym for women and features:

30 minute circuit, full body workout.
Cardio /low impact weights at the same time.
Fun and friendly atmosphere.
circuit coaches available for everyone
Zumba classes offered three times a week


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