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News for Member NewsFriday, May 19, 2017May 15, 2017 (St. Paul, MN) – Memorial Blood Centers is teaming up with the Minnesota Twins to give blood donors a chance to win premium baseball tickets. All presenting donors in June are automatically entered into weekly drawings for a pair of tickets to a Minnesota Twins game. Volunteers are needed to step up and give blood during the summer months, when blood donations are often low. ...read moreCategories: Member NewsFriday, May 19, 2017Cameron Kelly, an estate planning and corporate attorney, joined Lommen Abdo this month. Cameron Kelly enjoys providing high quality planning for individuals and businesses. His practice includes assisting clients with comprehensive estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, and living wills. He also has a special interest in the estate, gift, and income ...read moreCategories: Member NewsFriday, May 19, 2017Marco, a leading technology services provider in the United States, announced today that it has assumed responsibility for the copier/printer sales and service previously provided by Dakota Business Center, a Rapid City, South Dakota based company. The 15 employees that previously supported Dakota’s copier/printer solutions have joined the Marco team. Dakota Business Center will continue to ...read moreCategories: Member NewsFriday, May 12, 2017BURNSVILLE - Callahan & Associates released their rankings of the top 50 credit unions in the country and Firefly stands tall at number 22. Every year, Callahan's & Associates releases their Annual Report and includes a list of the top 50 leaders in return of the member for credit unions in the United States. This year, a familiar name falls in the top half of the pack. Firefly Credit ...read moreCategories: Member NewsThursday, May 11, 2017MINNEAPOLIS, April 27, 2017 -- Digital marketing agency Rocket55, one of the fastest-growing digital agencies in the Twin Cities, continues to propel forward with Caitlin Tvrdik becoming a partner and the hiring of eight more team members. “Since joining Rocket55 in 2013, Caitlin has gone from simply a stellar employee to a major contributor to business growth,” said Steven Ayres, ...read moreCategories: Member NewsThursday, May 11, 2017BURNSVILLE - Firefly Credit Union has been honored with the first place Kentico Site of the Year Award for Best Financial Services Site in 2016. As an all-in-one website platform, Kentico works with hundreds of businesses and institutions around the world helping to develop great user experiences through easy to manage website content. The annual Site of the Year contest seeks out the best use of ...read moreCategories: Member NewsFriday, May 05, 2017MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (May 1, 2017) – Lurie, a leading Twin Cities public accounting firm, recently announced that Matthew Brown, CPA & JD, Nathan Shubert, CPA and Kate Siegrist, CPA, CISA, CRISC & CCSFP have been admitted as partners. “We are exceptionally pleased to have these three talented leaders join our partner group,” said Beth Kieffer Leonard, managing partner of ...read moreCategories: Member NewsFriday, May 05, 2017Jeff Harmening will become the next CEO of General Mills Inc. effective June 1, the company announced Wednesday. Harmening, 50, has been the company's president and chief operating officer since July 1, 2016, and joined the company in 1994. Current CEO Kendall Powell will continue to serve as chairman of the board for a period until his retirement, which is expected within the next year, ...read moreCategories: Member NewsFriday, May 05, 2017Minneapolis, MN (May 3, 2017) — Ryan Companies US, Inc. announced today the promotion Mike Ryan to Senior Vice President – North Region Market Leader and executive in charge of its largest business unit (North Region) based in Minneapolis, MN. Mike has served, and will continue to serve, as the President of Ryan A+E and leader of Ryan Companies’ national architecture and ...read moreCategories: Member NewsFriday, May 05, 2017(Minneapolis, MN. – May 9, 2017) The Minneapolis office of international architecture and engineering firm LEO A DALY is pleased to announce the appointment of senior fire-protection designer Emily Gascho, SET. Gascho is responsible for fire-protection design on a variety of government, corporate, educational, industrial and healthcare projects. With 19 years of industry experience, she has ...read moreCategories: Member NewsThursday, April 27, 2017RBCU celebrates end of Pennies for Patients collection campaign with donation. Karen C. of RBCU presents 2 of 4 checks after a month long collection by 4 Bloomington schools that produced over $13,000 for the Minnesota Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Thanks to all the kids who made such a great impact.Categories: Member NewsThursday, April 27, 2017MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (April 20, 2017) – RBC Wealth Management, one of the nation’s largest full-service wealth management firms, recently welcomed the Piché Group to the Wayzata, Minnesota office from Merrill Lynch, according to Tom Schulenberg, director of the Minneapolis complex. Joe Piché and his team manage over $300 million. “RBC Wealth Management is ...read moreCategories: Member NewsThursday, April 27, 2017BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA – Firefly Credit Union was honored as an Alpha BETA Partner in Excellence at the 2017 Fiserv Education and Technology Conference for XP2. In 2016, Firefly’s IS team worked closely with Fiserv subject matter experts through the Alpha and BETA quality assurance testing of three major releases of XP2. It was with their feedback and partnership that Fiserv continued ...read moreCategories: Member NewsTuesday, April 18, 2017April 17, 2017 (St. Paul, MN) – Memorial Blood Centers is teaming up with the Minnesota Twins to give blood donors a chance to win premium baseball tickets. All presenting donors from May 25–June 30 are automatically entered into weekly drawings for a pair of tickets to a Minnesota Twins game. Volunteers are needed to give blood during the summer months, when blood donations are often ...read moreCategories: Member NewsWednesday, April 05, 2017From June 1-10, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will celebrate their reopening, launched with a series of free events spanning the entire Walker campus. On Saturday, June 3, the grand reopening begins with a day-long festival for all ages, including activities, tours, and an outdoor performance of Merce Cunningham’s Field Dances . On Thursday, June 8 a party will be held throughout the ...read moreCategories: Member News