WISA News and EventsBelow is a list of recent news related to the Wisconsin Security Association
Thank you to everyone for coming out to the annual WISA Holiday Party at the Holiday Inn in Pewaukee last night. We would like to give thanks to our sponsors: ADI, Anixter, APD, Cassidy, DSC, H&S Protection, IP Security Reps, JCI, and WHIRC for donating prizes. A special Thank You to Jean Novy for coming out to run our 50/50 scholarship raffle! The raffle brought in an additional $320 to be given to our 2020 WISA Youth Scholarship winners in May. Everyone had a great time, and we are looking forward to next year’s event!
Team members at LaForce volunteered at Fort Howard Elementary School in Green Bay. They helped students shop for their families and assisted in gift wrapping. The LaForce team loves to help our community, and this is just one of the many ways our team gives back!
WISAs Annual Award Meeting. Do you want to recognize an outstanding administrative, technician, or sales person? Have you worked with an associate member that went way above and beyond for you? Now is the time to show your appreciation and recognize those individuals that you feel are outstanding in the industry.
Attached you will find a nomination form along with a description of all the award categories and criteria considerations. Categories include:
- Member of the Year
- Administrative Person of the Year
- Technician of the Year
- Associate Member of the Year
- Salesperson of the Year
- Public Safety Person of the Year
Show your appreciation and nominate someone today! Nominations are due no later than April 15, 2020.
Complete your nomination forms online today!
Dane County Boys & Girls Club
The Dane County Boys & Girls Club does important work providing a safe, fun environment for kids in afterschool programs.
Fearing’s places a high value on creating nurturing environments for kids in need, so we donated $15,000 to the club this month. It was an honor and we believe in being good stewards of all we’ve been given.
“We were blessed to present a check to COO, Dr. Sarah Ghee and VP of Marketing, Janine Stephens of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County to sponsor a classroom in their new Sun Prairie facility. The club makes an enormous impact in the area and we’re proud to be a part of it.”
DOUG FEARING, CEO FEARING’S AUDIO VIDEO SECURITY
Our World: Schools For Haiti
Fearing’s is committed to making a positive impact in our world by being a blessing to people in great need. As we celebrate this season of giving, we want to tell you about our work with Schools for Haiti, an organization that serves nearly 2,000 kids in a region that presents new hardships daily. For the last six years, we have sponsored a gala in Madison to raise money to support the work of Schools for Haiti, but this year, the need has been even more intense.
Political opposition in Haiti continues to create difficulties for students, school staff and their families. Blocked roads paralyze commerce which has caused severe food, water, and fuel shortages for the Haitian people. Some families are barely surviving on one small meal a day.
Schools for Haiti is trying to raise just $15 per student to feed each child’s family of up to six members for two weeks. If you’d like to join us in this special opportunity to support Schools for Haiti this Christmas season, click the link below. And we’d really love to see you at our next gala! Save the date of April 25. More info and opportunities to become involved will be coming soon!
We’re also thankful for you–our friends, colleagues and customers who make this giving opportunity possible. Merry Christmas to all of you!
WISA donates $1000.00 annually to SIAC to help support the mission to create a structure for all interested parties to come together under the banner of “dispatch reduction” and “alarm management” and through a coordinated effort to maximize the impact on “false dispatch reduction” and “alarm management” across North America by maintaining a liaison with national and state (or provincial) law enforcement leadership, while educating and empowering local alarm communities to proactively foster relationships with law enforcement before a crisis develops.
SIAC Our Commitment
On behalf of all four North American alarm associations, we are committed to:
- Make every reasonable effort to reduce false alarms that result in false dispatches by law enforcement.
- Be diligent in educating alarm dealers. law enforcement, consumers and other interested parties.
- Provide assistance to law enforcement at no charge.
At the 2019 WISA Trade Show held in Appleton WI, we had a sign up card, that if you were able to go around and visit all of the vendors, and have them sign your card, you would then be entered in to our grand prize drawing of a 65” 4K television set. This year’s drawing winner was Andrew Jones from Barrier Security.
Written By: Bill Flesh