March Madness
    Activity Challenge

    Spring is just around the corner which means it is time for our LCSC March Madness activity challenge!

    Attached is the LCSC March Madness activity log. There have been some slight changes to the challenge this year so please let me know if you have any questions. Eligible employees that meet the activity requirements will be entered into a drawing for a $20.00 Fleet Farm gift card.

    Key dates are listed below:
    Challenge Start Date - March 01, 2020
    Activity Logs to Wellness Coordinator - April 06, 2020 - CLICK HERE FOR THE LOG
    Activity Logs to LCSC - April 24, 2020 (email to mwalvatne@lcsc.org)


    Due to COVID-19 and all of us being out of routine, we have extended our due date for the activity logs. Please email all activity logs to mwalvatne@lcsc.org by the end of the day on Friday, April 24th.

    Drawing will be held and gift cards mailed next week. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Employee must be enrolled in a Lakes Country Service Cooperative BCBSMN health insurance plan to be eligibile and are encouraged to use Sharecare to track their physical activity.
    Sharecare Fitness Instructions
    Sharecare Conversion Chart

    Best Plumbing  

    Best Plumbing Specialties Now Available On Express!
    Best Plumbing is your one stop shop for MRO plumbing and maintenance repair parts, safety items, chemicals, hardware, tools, storage solutions and more! As a member of Cooperative Purchasing Connection, you will receive a 20% discount for the entire Best Plumbing Catalog as well as no shipping & handling costs on all orders! 
    Click here to find out how to order.


    Looking for Relicensure courses? Look no further.
    Click here to learn more.


    LCSC Partners with the OnToCollege (OTC) Program
    OTC has partnered with over 420 schools across 25 states to help create more 2- and 4-year college grads with minimal debt.  Partners routinely jump their school-wide ACT scores 1-3 points.  MREA member districts and Lakes Country Service Cooperative (LCSC) members receive a discount on OTC Test Prep and College Counseling. 
    Click here for more information.


    The Minnesota Service Cooperatives Cyber Insurance Program
    LCSC is pleased to announce the launch of the Minnesota Service Cooperatives Cyber Insurance Program. We’ve partnered with one of the Midwest’s leading risk management & insurance firms, Hausmann-Johnson Insurance, to craft a program that will help you manage your cyber risk and mitigate the effects of a cyber-security event. 
    Click here for more information.

    Student Loan Forgiveness Program  

    Are you a public or nonprofit employee looking for student loan debt relief? 
    Click here for more information. 


    Amplifon Hearing Aid Program now provided to LCSC members and their family. 
    Amplifon provides custom hearing solutions from the leading manufacturers, expert care to make sure your expectations are met, and low prices negotiated on your behalf. Call Amplifon at 1-888-402-1394 and a Patient Care Advocate will assist you in finding a hearing care provider near you. 
    Click here for more information on Amplifon.

    ICS   LCSC Announces a Business Partnership for Facilities Planning and Projects. 
    Click here for more information on ICS.
    18Online     A Graduate Program for High School Teachers
    Providing the 18 credits you need to teach concurrent enrollment. 
    Click here for more information.
    GetEdFunding   Free Search - GetEdFunding
    GetEdFunding is a free grant finding resource dedicated to helping educators and institutions identify money you need in budget-tight times.
    Click here for more information.