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OfficeMax 

BNI SEVA members can receive discounts on printing and office supplies by using the Retail Connect Card provided to BNI SEVA. Discounts can be obtained at any of the nearly 900 OfficeMax retail locations. The Retail Connect Card can be downloaded from BNIConnect or by emailing Lisa Renz at lrenz@bni.com and writing "Retail Connect Card" in the subject line.

Do you like to order online and want the same discount prices, you can set up an online account by using this link, it will give us credit and them the discounted prices.

If you have a big company that wants to pay using terms, they can contact Jeff Hapke and he can set them up with an account. Contact Jeff Hapke at Tel: 855-337-6811 | Ext. 12680 | jeffrey.hapke@officedepot.com

Government Contracting provided by Echo Logistical Solutions and Q10 Government Contracting

Members of BNI can register for courses regarding government contracting for member only prices.

Government Contracting 101

Course Dates: Next course will be Monday, August 1st through Thursday, August 11th. Classes convene on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:00pm for those two weeks.

                Classes will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. 

Location: 287 N. Independence Blvd Suite 310, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Cost (GC101): $1,000 - paid in advance

Course Topics:

Week 1
·         Contracting: The Basics – Federal, State and Local Opportunities
·         Contracting: The Basics: - Registration
·         Contract Administration: Federal Acquisition Regulations
·         Contract Administration: Contract Bid Types
Week 2
·         Marketing and Business Development
·         Organizational Development
Week 3
·         Technical Proposals: Win Strategy and Proposal Development
·         Proposal Pricing: Strategic Pricing and Proposal Development

 

If you are ready to register, select your method of payment below:

Government Contracting 101

Regent University - Tuition Scholarship

As a Benefit Plan Corporate Partner with Regent University, the various schools of Regent University listed below agree to offer active members of BNI SEVA as well as their spouses and dependents a 25% scholarship on tuition.  Scholarships will not apply to fees, books, supplies or other charges. 

**Did you know that Regent University Alumni can recommend you for an Alumni Grant? If you are interested, you can contact Lisa Renz for more information. Note: The Alumni Grant is subject to change without notice. Currently to qualify for the grant, you must be referred to Regent University before contacting the school

Regent University - Tuition Scholarship

As a Benefit Plan Corporate Partner with Regent University, the various schools of Regent University listed below agree to offer active members of BNI SEVA as well as their spouses and dependents a 25% scholarship on tuition.  Scholarships will not apply to fees, books, supplies or other charges. 

This scholarship would apply with the following schools listed:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Communication & the Arts
  • School of Divinity
  • School of Education
  • School of Business & Leadership
  • School of Government
  • School of Psychology & Counseling
  • School of Law

Eligibility Clause: 

To receive this scholarship, qualified applicants will have completed six months of employment/membership with BNI SEVA or be the spouse or dependent of a member. If the student does not remain an eligible employee and/or member of BNI SEVA for at least one-half of each semester for which he/she receives this benefit, the tuition scholarship may be forfeited for the entire semester.  At the time of forfeiture, the tuition scholarship may be reversed and become a balance due on the student account. The student will need to qualify this arrangement with the particular school in which they are enrolled. 

Dependents as defined by this article are considered as those that can legally be claimed as a dependent on the member’s tax return.  This definition is consistent with IRS guidelines for the tax year for which the benefit is requested. 

In order to receive this discount, eligibility must be verified and the member must maintain an active status as a member of BNI Southeastern Virginia. For more information, contact Lisa Renz at lrenz@bni.com

It is understood that this does not guarantee admission and that acceptance into any academic program offered by Regent University requires that the prospective student apply and meet the full admission requirements as established by the specific school of interest.  In addition, all students shall be required to comply with all rules, regulations, policies and standards of Regent University.  The students shall be responsible for all tuition and other charges of Regent University.  Enrollment capacity may be limited.  Accepted students will be required to contact the specific schools to verify space and an officially starting date. 

Qualified candidates will need to verify an enrollment starting date, academic qualifications, and renewal criteria with the particular school of interest.  Specific information by school is available at www.regent.edu/bni.

Optima

No Cost Value Added Benefits for businesses in BNI SEVA with 51-99 employees**

Group Advantages
• Value-added* benefits are available to all groups with 51-99 employees**
• Groups in the Association program are individually underwritten
• Groups receive the value-added benefits listed below at no additional cost to the member when received from an in-network provider:
- $5 reduction for Primary Care Provider (PCP) and behavioral health Co-payments (unlimited), offered on all Copayment Association plans
- $5 reduction for Specialist visit Copayments (unlimited), offered on specific Association plans
- $50 reduction for Outpatient Surgery Copayments (unlimited), offered on specific Association plans
- Three (3) Additional Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Sessions, offered on all Association plans

For more information, contact Donna Harmond at (757) 464-9557 or aharmond@aol.com