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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Post Thanksgiving Quality Time

Post Thanksgiving Quality Time

In my family, there is a very strict, “No Christmas before Thanksgiving” rule. It’s that we don’t like getting in the holiday spirit, it’s that if we start, we won’t stop and then Thanksgiving will be completely overlooked. Now you might think that this causes a lot of stress when we only have a month… Read more »

Thanksgiving 365 Days a Year

Thanksgiving 365 Days a Year

I had breakfast earlier this summer with a friend of mine.  Her life is busy with a new job, a husband who owns his own small business and two young children whose days are filled with activities. We’ve all been there. Craziness ensues and you’re left begging for sleep, but I couldn’t get over how… Read more »

Sunrise Employee Giving Week

Sunrise Employee Giving Week

In the last couple of weeks, I’ve been reminded of how fortunate I am. I’m fortunate in many ways, but two things I’m especially thankful for this month are my generous co-workers and my generous neighbors near-and-far in Minnesota. The first week of November marked the annual Sunrise employee giving week.  Each year, employees at… Read more »

Sunrise at the NEXT Awards

Sunrise at the NEXT Awards

Last week, Sunrise Banks and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) from across the U.S. converged in Detroit to celebrate industry leaders and share best practices and new ideas.  Over 1,200 practitioners, funders, investors, and policy makers attended the conference focused on the CDFI industry.  During the conference, three organizations were honored with the Wells Fargo… Read more »

Sunrise Employee Highlight #3: Duwan J

Sunrise Employee Highlight #3: Duwan J

With the Employee Highlight we’re giving you a direct look at the people who make Sunrise so great every day. You’ll get a look into their interests, their personality and also why they love working at Sunrise. This week’s feature is Duwan J! What do you do at Sunrise? I am a teller at the… Read more »

Sunrise Employee Highlight #2: Robyn T

Sunrise Employee Highlight Robyn T

The Employee Highlight is back! We’re giving you a direct look at the people who make Sunrise so great every day. You’ll get a look into their interests, their personality and also why they love working at Sunrise. This week’s feature is a fresh face around here, Robyn T! What do you do at Sunrise?… Read more »

Breakfast with Mark Ritchie

Breakfast with Mark Ritchie

Have you ever wondered how to grow your business while also helping others? This Thursday former Secretary of State, Mark Ritchie, will be joining us along with many of our business customers at Town & Country in St. Paul to talk about his work in the benefit corporation space and some great stories of how… Read more »