May Newsletter2021-06-17T20:17:34-07:00


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May 2021 Newsletter

I was very excited to go to a Dodger game the other night! I don’t remember being that excited since my Little League team went together and sat in the right field pavilion when I was 10. I remember as a kid, it was the anticipation of enjoying a Dodger dog and peanuts, heckling the opposing outfielders, trying to get a wave started, cheering for our favorite players and being out late on a school night that got me so excited. Why was there such anticipation of the game this week? I realized that the one component that made the game so exciting when I was young was the fact that we were all together!

“Together” is the key word. Over the last year we haven’t really been able to be “together” with anyone but family. But more face-to-face meetings with clients and vendors, outdoor entertainment opportunities and traffic patterns back to pre-COVID levels are all indications that we are quickly moving out of pandemic mode and back into a more normal day-to-day routine…and that feels really nice!

We have a GREAT opportunity to all be together on Friday, June 18th for the 49th Annual EBPA Golf Scramble at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena, CA. Please join us as a single, as a foursome or as a sponsor. Breakfast, shotgun-start (fingers crossed), on course snacks and beverages, lunch and prizes – it will be a blast and we get to do it TOGETHER!

To register as a player or sponsor look for the EBPA Golf Scramble notice on Facebook, LinkedIn or our newly updated EBPA website. Look forward to seeing you all there!


Rick Sutherland
President – EBPA of Southern California
(469) 853-1810
Willis Towers Watson Survey Results

Sandy, Health & Benefits Leader at Willis Towers Watson will provide an overview of several recent Willis Towers Watson surveys that focus on both employer and employee findings. Our new Emerging from the Pandemic, Emerging Trends, US Perquisites, and Global Benefits Attitudes surveys point out how employee wants and needs have changed, strategies employers are using to meet their business objectives and new employee priorities, and how the Industry can respond to meet the needs indicated from this data.
What: Willis Towers Watson Survey Results
When: Thursday, May 20 at 10:00 am Pacific
Where: Zoom
Cost: Free to members / $30 for non-members
As an EBPA member ALL webinars are FREE and $30 per webinar for non-members. Register today via our easy to use online payment system.

  • May 20 at 10 am PT Willis Tower Watson Survey. Presented by Sandy Ageloff
  • June 8 at 10 am PT What your pharmacist won’t tell you. Presented by Kelly Chillingworth
  • June 24 The Future of Virtual Care. Presented by Teladoc Health, Inc
  • July 13 at 10 am PT Self Funding Small Groups and Plan Design Strategies for 2021. Presented by Dan Corliss

Dates and topics are subject to presenter availability. Please check our website for up to date information. ebpa.net
EBPA’s 49th Annual Golf Scramble this year will be a traditional golf scramble!
This event is designed to provide everyone the opportunity to participate in this important annual networking event in a safe environment. 

We can’t wait to see you at the course again!
Lots of activities and prizes for players and non-players! Mulligan Sales!

Register as a single golfer, a foursome or a sponsor.

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and 2 drinks.

Member: Early Bird

Single Ticket $115

Twosome Group Ticket $220

Threesome Group Ticket $315

Foursome Group Ticket $400
Non-Member: Early Bird

Single Ticket $165

Twosome Group Ticket $320

Threesome Group Ticket $465

Foursome Group Ticket $600
AFTER MAY 31, 2021

Single Ticket $125

Twosome Group Ticket $240

Threesome Group Ticket $345

Foursome Group Ticket $440

Single Ticket $175

Twosome Group Ticket $340

Threesome Group Ticket $495

Foursome Group Ticket $640
This year’s event offers 6 levels of sponsorship on a first-come, first-served basis.
If you have any questions, contact EBPA via phone (626-788-9914) or email (admin@ebpa.net) Monday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.
News you ought to know!
President, Rick Sutherland | Vice President, Drew Wilson
Secretary, George N. Papacalos | Treasurer, Rachel Sunday
Erika Adkins | Elizabeth Escue | Chad Eichten | Michael Lujan
Hayley Xandy Novack | Randy Rodriguez | Hugo Sibrian

Executive Director, Patricia Rosengren
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