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Northeast Bank's annual Holiday Open House will take place on Friday, December 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Customers are welcome to enjoy FREE coffee, hot chocolate and cookies at each of our locations. Attendees are invited to enter a free drawing for gift cards to Jax Cafe, Target or Cub Foods.
Free Spirit Club Tour/Events
2015 Day Tours*
- Mystery Tour - June 20, $69
- Where the Mississippi Pauses Tour - July 8, $69
- Warrens Cranberry Festival Tour - September 25, $59
- Celebrate the Colors of Fall Tour - October 10, $59
- Geritol Frolics Tour - October 22, $69
2015 Extended Tours*
- Deadwood & South Dakota - August 31 - September 4, Double $499 Each
- California Rail Discovery - October 7 - 13, Double $2545+ Each
*Contact Lynda at 612-362-3215 if you are interested in receiving more information on our tours.
- The Fall Free Spirit Club bingo party was hosted by Northeast Bank on October 14 in the Walter C. Rasmussen Community Room.
- Northeast Bank sponsored the 5th Annual East Side Neighborhood Services Brew Fest on Saturday, October 10. Volunteers representing Northeast Bank helped issue wristbands, pour brews and clean-up.
- Northeast Bank participated in the Minnesota Brain Alliance Annual Walk for Thought event in St. Paul on September 19. The Northeast Bank team "Penny for Your Thoughts" consisted of 19 walkers.
- On Friday, September 11, our FREE Community Picnic was held at our Minneapolis location. We served brats, hot dogs, potato chips, pop, apples and Dilly Bars to approximately 500 people.
- Northeast Bank is a proud supporter of Urban Homeworks financially and also as a volunteer resource. On May 21, four Northeast Bank employees spent a day rehabilitating a home in North Minneapolis.
- Nine Northeast Bank employees participated in the Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce's Weed It and Reap Clean Up Days in early May.
- On May 14, six Northeast Bank employees volunteered their time at Eastside Neighborhood Services' 19th Annual Wine Tasting event held at the Nicollet Island Pavilion.
- Northeast Bank was selected as one of Minnesota's "100 Best Companies to Work For" by Minnesota Business Magazine. We are honored to have been selected for this list for a second time in three years.
- On Thursday, April 16, Northeast Bank celebrated Community Banking Day by hosting a shredding and computer recycling event. An estimated 4,000 pounds of paper was collected and shredded during our two hour event. We had about 90-100 individuals take advantage of our free shredding service.
- The Free Spirit Club Bingo Party was held on Wednesday, April 8 in the Walter C. Rasmussen Community Room. Approximately 60 Free Spirit Club members and their guests attended the day bingo session and 80 attended the evening session.
- On Thursday, February 12th, nine employees volunteered at the East Side Neighborhood Services Senior Valentine Luncheon. For 39 years, seniors from the community have been invited to enjoy live entertainment, lunch and a chance to win prizes.
- The Free Spirit Club 20th Anniversary Travel Spectacular was held on Tuesday, February 17. Over 140 Free Spirit Club members and their guests enjoyed a pasta meal while learning about the great 2015 tours being offered by Jefferson Tours and Premier World Tours. Contact Lynda at 612-362-3215 if you are interested in receiving more information on FSC tours.
- Minnesota Banker's Association (MBA) honors Northeast Bank with Community Champion Recognition. The MBA recognizes member financial institutions for their contributions, service and support for their local communities. Northeast Bank will be recognized at Bank Day a the Capitol on February 3, 2015.
- Northeast Bank is the recipient of the Large Business of the Year Award presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce. Each year, the Chamber selects a winner in each of three business size categories. This award honors companies that take an active role in the community and create a positive working environment for their employees. Northeast Bank is honored to have been recognized with this award for the second time since 2007.
- On September 19, Eva Rasmussen was recognized as a Top Woman in Business by Finance and Commerce. Women selected for this honor have displayed strong leadership and mentoring skills, an elevated commitment to their communities and have culminated many professional accomplishments within the finance industry.
- Northeast Bank was honored to receive a Community Partner Award from Neighborhood HealthSource. The award was presented during Neighborhood HealthSource's annual fundraising breakfast held on September 18 at Jax Cafe in Northeast Minneapolis.
- Eighteen of Northeast Bank's staff volunteered at Feed My Starving Children at the Coon Rapids location on Tuesday, July 15. This group of volunteers helped pack 203 boxes of food which equals 43,948 meals! This is enough food to feed 120 kids for 1 year. Northeast Bank also made a monetary donation to help cover the cost of the food packed on this day.
- Dusten Johnson was recognized by Northwestern Financial Review as a Rising Star. This appointment was created to feature up-and-coming bankers from the Upper Midwest. Qualified candidates needed to be 45 years or younger and have 10 years of banking industry experience. Dusten was featured in the July edition of Northwestern Financial Review.
- On Tuesday, June 10 Larry Pietrzak was honored with the Pioneer Banker Recognition at the Minnesota Bankers Association annual meeting held in Brainerd, Minnesota. Larry was recognized for serving over 50 years in the financial industry.
- Thursday, May 29, nine Northeast Bank employees spent the day volunteering with Urban Homeworks. The group did various work rehabilitating a house which included shoveling dirt and clay out of a basement and putting up exterior siding.
- During the first week of May, two groups of Northeast Bank employees participated in the Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce Spring Weed It and Reap Clean Up Days.
- In conjunction with Northeast Bank's celebration of community banking, Tom Beck, Sue Sjoselius and Andrea Murphy visited Prodeo Academy in Columbia Heights on May 2. Tom Beck, president and CEO of Northeast Bank, read the book "Money, Money, Honey Bunny to one of the kindergarten classes and then presented a copy of the book to each student.
- On Thursday, April 17, Northeast Bank partnered with First Shred and Our Vision Recycling to provide free shredding services and computer recycling to customers and the community at large at our Coon Rapids location. Approximately 45 individuals took advantage of these services.
- The Free Spirit Club Bingo Party was held on Wednesday, April 9 in the Walter C. Rasmussen Community Room. Approximately 95 Free Spirit Club members and their guests attended the day bingo session and 75 attended the evening session. Party subs were served and gifts cards were given as prizes to bingo winners. Contact a banker today for information on how you can join the Free Spirit Club!
- On February 13, Northeast Bank staff volunteered at East Side Neighborhood Services Annual Senior Valentine Luncheon. The luncheon is held as a celebration of the contributions that our seniors make daily to the surrounding community.
- The Free Spirit Club Travel Spectacular was held on Wednesday, February 19. Approximately 140 Free Spirit Club members and their guests enjoyed a pasta meal while learning about the great 2014 tours being offered by Jefferson Tours and Premier World Tours. Contact Kristy at 612-362-3249 if you are interested in receiving more information on FSC tours.
- Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal ranked Northeast Bank as #21 of the top 25 metro-area SBA Lenders and as #16 of the top 25 metro-area women-owned businesses.
- Larry Pietrzak was awarded the Presidential Achievement Award at the Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce 2014 Excellence in Business Awards Gala. Larry has served on the Chamber's board of directors and on countless community projects and events for many years. This award was given to Larry in appreciation for all he has done for the Chamber and the surrounding community.