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Monthly Archives: August 2015

I Swore I’d Never Work for a Bank Again…

Banking to Benefit Society

The end of summer is drawing near and Labor Day, the last holiday of the season, will be upon us in just a few short days. I have to admit that Labor Day was something I’d always look forward to – who doesn’t like a day off from the drudgery of the daily grind? But… Read more »

Food and Fun at the Farmer’s Market

Food and Fun at the Farmer's Market

We have a little bit of early fall weather this last week. With August nearly on its way out and with it my favorite season, I have been thinking about what I’m going to do this fall. I love cooking, so when colder weather comes and I’m not afraid of heating my apartment up and… Read more »

The State Fair Approaches

The State Fair Approaches

It’s that time of year again; time for fried foods, large agricultural machines and tons of people in the same place at once; the Great Minnesota Get Together is back again. I love the fair, like most honest Minnesotans, I grew up going to the fair and gorging myself on all of the years new… Read more »

Sunrise Viewed Through the Eyes of an Intern

Sunrise Viewed Through the Eyes of an Intern

My third consecutive summer internship at Sunrise Banks is coming to an end as I will be headed back up to Grand Forks for my senior year at the University of North Dakota. I have loved every moment spent at Sunrise and am grateful for the values and practices taught to me by superiors, because… Read more »

Time for School Supplies

Time for School Supplies

It’s that time of the year again where kids are getting ready to head back to school. Unfortunately, many families in our communities do not have the resources to buy what they need for their children to have a successful school year.  To help support these families, Sunrise Banks will be hosting a school supply… Read more »

Mission Times Margin

Mission Times Margin

There is a lot of talk and countless articles and books in the business world around maximizing profit…and don’t get me wrong, profits are important.  But, maximizing profits doesn’t make me hop out of bed in the morning. What does engage me and makes mornings a little easier, however, is that my employer is of… Read more »

#TedXMpls Rocks the Cowles Center

TedX Minneapolis 2015

#TedXMpls Rocks the Cowles Center Last Friday a great thing happened.  TEDxMinneapolis happened. The theme this year for TEDxMinneapolis was focused on the brinks each one of us has faced and collectively face.  Deeply personal stories from six speakers were highlighted on the stage along with some moving mini documentaries by David Puente.  Over five… Read more »

Como Park Celebration

The Great Battle for Springtime

There’s nothing better than the smell of barbeque from a neighbor’s yard.  On August 6th that delicious smell will be coming from our Como office and consider this your personal invitation.  From 11am – 1pm we want you to be our special guest as we thank you for being our customer and community partner. This… Read more »