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PRG: Building Equity and Affordable Housing for over 40 years

PRG

In 1976, a few neighbors banded together to preserve affordable housing in the Powderhorn neighborhood of Minneapolis. More than 40 years later, PRG, has expanded to cover the Twin Cities metro area, addressing multiple issues through affordable housing development and homeownership advising. PRG’s Communications and Development Manager, Ryan Stopera, states that the growth of PRG… Read more »

A look at ModernWell with Mikki Morrissette

ModernWell

ModernWell is a women-centric, collaborative workspace founded by Julie Burton in 2017. Featuring open seating and private workspaces, wi-fi, coffee, tea, healthy food, private conference and consultation rooms, yoga and ongoing enrichment classes, ModernWell is a space where women will be celebrated and supported both professionally and personally. Fostering a kind and inclusive community, ModernWell… Read more »

The Great Battle for Springtime

The Great Battle for Springtime

Even when we have a few really warm, beautiful days, winter refuses to let go of us. We had our little taste of spring and then right back into the snow again this week. I admit, it gets a little disheartening but I take as a bit more time to get ready to really enjoy… Read more »

Banking Outside of the Box

Banking Outside of the Box

The realm of “normal banking” usually includes mostly the retail side of what we do. You know, accounts, deposits, withdrawals, loans and debit cards. Every so often we get to focus on the things that Sunrise does outside of that “normal banking” box, the things we do to improve the community around us and to… Read more »

Building Valentine’s Day Memories

Building Valentine's Day Memories

Every year, it seems that Valentine’s day becomes more and more about buying things for your significant other and then going out for a fancy dinner. In my experience the most memorable and special Valentine’s day celebrations have been spent making something or just spending quality time with my significant other. I asked people I… Read more »

Constructing Road Rage

Constructing Road Rage

Road construction. Road construction never changes. We’ve all heard the old adage, that Minnesota only has two seasons; winter and road construction. It’s very nearly true, a reality that every commuter has to deal with. People are told they have problems with road rage. Why wouldn’t they? Every highway’s structure is constantly changing; roads that… Read more »

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

With the crowning of this year’s Klondike Kate, the 130th annual St. Paul Winter Carnival is nearly upon us. For those of you who aren’t familiar, the St. Paul Winter Carnival follows the story of King Boreas and his royal court that bring winter. They are then disrupted by Vulcan and his krewe marking the… Read more »

Brewing and Business in Minnesota

Brewing and Business in Minnesota

Craft Brewing. It’s everywhere, everyone has an opinion, and some people wonder if we can support that many breweries. I recently attended the opening of a new taproom down the street from one of our branches and I was really happy about what I saw there. The place was jam packed with a line almost… Read more »

New Beginnings for a New Year

New Beginnings for a New Year

Every year, as a tradition, so many of us pick resolutions we want to learn or accomplish over the next year. Our resolutions are aimed at learning new languages, picking up lost skills, or finally shedding those extra pounds. It’s a time to reflect and look back that the past year and also look to… Read more »

Fun in the Winter Wonderland

Fun in the Winter Wonderland

It’s happened; we finally got a good covering of snow. I know that to a lot of people the snow means it’s time to hibernate until spring but there are some of us who like to have some fun in the winter. I try to spend as much time as possible outside in the summer… Read more »