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We Card has held over 2,000 classroom train- Savings and Discounts, which depend on total coordinates regional issues and nationalchildren of WPMA members re- ing sessions in all 50 states in the U.S. and U.S. territories.weekly gross shipping charges incurred.issues as covered by EMA. ceive a higher education, and may be used for either a col- Nearly 200,000 owners, managers, and frontline employeeslege/university or a vocational/technical school. Any fieldhave been trained, and over 1 million We Card kits haveEMA Membershipof study will be considered for the awards, and the schol- been distributed to retailers nationwide. While most ofThe Energy arships are renewable for up to four years at $1,000 eachtheir materials apply to tobacco law, many of their itemsMarketersPublications / Communications year. The scholarship program is supported by the WPMAalso apply to the legal age to purchase alcohol. of America Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Donations to the foundation(EMA), which WPMA keeps members abreast of trends, changes, regula- To learn more about CRTR, register to take We Cards Free can provide tax benefits for WPMA members. consists of 47 state and regional associations, is the national tions, and laws affecting the petroleum and convenienceBehind-the-Counter Online Training or orderstore industry. We do this through our signage, age calculation and training materials, go totrade association for oil marketers. EMA is our political arm WEEKLY UPDATE, along with ourwww.wecard.orgin Washington, D.C., which represents and promotes our quarterly resource magazine, theHertz Car Rentalindustrys concerns before the U.S. Congress and the various WPMA NEWS. 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