Minnesota Business News

Minnesota Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Minnesota, U.S.A. (Minn., MN), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Emotional Video Campaign Targeting Youth Hockey Associations Stresses the Importance of Coaching Their Young Goalies!

BLAINE, Minn., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEGA Goaltending, a company committed to teaching players and coaches the proper goaltending skills and fundamentals, has launched an emotional video ad with a plea from kids talking directly to their coaches. The campaign’s goal is to make sure youth hockey associations are properly trained when it comes to coaching their young goalies.

Sam Stiele recently announced formulation of Raspberry Fund Scholarship

HOPKINS, Minn., Oct. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Citizens 4 Stiele, Sam Stiele recently announced formulation of Raspberry Fund Scholarship. Mentoring is one of the most important actions we can take to support a strong city for years to come. Throughout my campaign, I have shared that a focus during my mayoral term will be mentoring others to lead in the future.

SeQuel’s Jody Johnson Selected as 2021 Women in Business Honoree by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Oct. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SeQuel Response is pleased to announce that Jody Johnson, CFO/COO, was selected for the 2021 Women in Business award by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. After receiving hundreds of nominations, the Business Journal recognizes just 50 women who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements, leadership qualities and community contributions throughout the Twin Cities.

Sam Stiele announces ‘We Lean Local’ Platform

HOPKINS, Minn., Sept. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sam Stiele announces “We Lean Local” Platform. A lot of people talk about politics and reflect on what is happening nationally. Local government impacts our lives perhaps more than any other vote we cast. When you think about who is at the helm in local government those are the people planning future city needs.

Sam Stiele recently announced his candidacy for the mayor of Hopkins, MN

HOPKINS, Minn., Aug. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Citizens 4 Stiele announced today candidacy of Sam Stiele for mayor of Hopkins. “I didn’t see a mayoral candidate that represented me,” Stiele said in a statement. “We need someone who knows this town inside and out. Hopkins needs a leader who believes that progress is a balancing act, one who offers open communication.”

Vyriad, Inc. Appoints Harry Hoffman to its Board of Directors

ROCHESTER, Minn., Aug. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vyriad, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing oncolytic virus therapies to treat a wide range of cancers, today announced the appointment of leading life sciences investor Harry Hoffman to the Company’s board of directors.

Travis Mlodzik Elected President of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals

SAVAGE, Minn., June 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travis Mlodzik, Central Practice Leader for ICS Tax, LLC has been elected President of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP). Cost Segregation is a tremendously valuable tax planning strategy for real estate investors. The ASCSP provides education, credentialing, and a code of ethics for its members while representing the very best professionals in the cost segregation industry.

Abyan Nur Announces Heated Menstrual Cup Kickstarter Project for Safe and Eco-Friendly Relief from Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Women’s health enthusiast Abyan Nur and her team are introducing the Heated Menstrual Cup to help women find relief from menstrual pain and reduce or eliminate dependence on over-the-counter medication.

Over $150,000 in Aviation Scholarships to be Awarded by NGPA in 2021

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NGPA, the Worldwide LGBTQ Aviation Community, announces their 2021 scholarship cycle with over $150,000 in awards available. With this year’s scholarships, NGPA will have awarded over $900,000 since the program started in 1998.

MedCraft Investment Partners selects Pereview as its new asset management platform

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MedCraft Investment Partners has partnered with Pereview Software to support its growing medical office buildings (MOB) and ambulatory care portfolio and data strategy.

National Stop the Violence Alliance Inc. to Host an ‘Interfaith Service for Peace’ aimed at providing a Roadmap for Peace and Reconciliation

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Stop the Violence Alliance, Inc. will host a National Interfaith Service for Peace, an event that is aimed at creating a roadmap for instilling peace and reconciliation in the United States and other countries of the world.

New Minnesota-based Staffing Firms Assist Companies to Improve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LAK Technology Inc. recently announced that two of its DBAs, PowerSource Staffing Inc. and Empowers Staffing Inc. are working to fill two distinct niches in the recruiting and staffing industry. They’re not only helping companies to improve their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), but they’re also helping people of color who may have lost work during the COVID crisis to get back to business.

SeQuel Response Announces New Equity Partner

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., April 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SeQuel Response is pleased to announce that its recently promoted President & Chief Strategist, Erik Koenig, is now an official equity partner in the agency. Effective April 1, 2021, Koenig joins founding partners Jay Carroll, Co-Founder & CEO and Tom Rothstein, Co-Founder.

Proposed Legislation Would Make the 45L and 179D Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives More Lucrative

BLAINE, Minn., April 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now’ (GREEN) Act aims to extend and boost tax incentives for energy efficiency and renewable energy. According to Alex Bagne, the President of ICS Tax, LLC, “If passed, the GREEN Act would make both the 45L Energy Efficient Home Credit (45L Credit) and the 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction (179D Deduction) more advantageous while furthering the green missions of these incentives.”

Approximately $100 Million Available for Wildlife Habitat Grants

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) last week issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $100 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, preservation and enhancement.

ABEP – Moving The CU Forward

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Association for Black Economic Power (ABEP) is reaffirming its commitment to bringing a black owned and operated Credit Union to North Minneapolis.

Bravo Protection Products Uses Latest Technology and Best-in-Class Products for Clear Bra Paint Protection Film and Window Tinting Services

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bravo Protection Products is excited to announce that it has now completed more than 11,000 clear bra paint protection film and window tinting jobs. Tommy Prezioso, the owner of Bravo Protection Products, says, “Services such as clear bra paint protection film and window tinting can quickly change the appeal and function of a car, boat, home or business.”

We ‘Self Talk’ Because We Are Born With Three Individual Personalities

ISANTI, Minn., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sidekick Services Corporation has published a new book titled “The Theory of Personality,” subtitled “The Three Of Us” (ISBN: 979-8715899712; paper), which identifies an ancient belief that all of us are born with three individual personalities.

Erik Koenig Promoted to SeQuel Response President

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SeQuel Response is pleased to announce the promotion of Erik Koenig to President/Chief Strategist. In his new role as President, Koenig will work to further cement SeQuel as the go-to direct response agency for growth-oriented brands; enhancing alignment between the agency’s direct mail and digital marketing strategy to maximize client results.

New Study Reveals Fibercare Cleaning Services Save Hotels Money, Energy and Contributes to Healthier Environment

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In September 2020, Robert Mapleton, owner, RPM Energy Consulting, LLC performed an independent study at an Extended Stay America hotel to determine the effect of cleaning the coils of the hotel’s guestroom packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) units on cooling energy usage. The test was used to determine whether Fibercare PTAC cleaning service results in lower energy costs.

The country’s most successful non-partisan congressional candidate Michael Moore announces 2022 campaign

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2020 Michael Moore challenged incumbent Democrat Ilhan Omar for Minnesota’s fifth congressional district. Moore was the only U.S. congressional candidate in the country facing both a Republican and Democratic candidate who received more than 9% of the general election vote. Today Moore’s campaign announced they will again challenge Omar.

SIMEK’S Launches Holiday Recipe Magazine – Holiday Recipes, Gift Guide, Giveaway and More!

SAINT PAUL PARK, Minn., Dec. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SIMEK’S has been a holiday tradition for generations, so while this holiday season may feel different, it doesn’t have to taste different. SIMEK’S has compiled their favorite holiday recipes using both their Premium Meatballs and All-Natural Lasagnas.

SeQuel Response Announces Two Key Leadership Promotions

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct response marketing agency SeQuel Response is pleased to announce the promotions of Jody Johnson to CFO/COO and Jacqueline Johnson-Leister to VP of Marketing & Client Services. SeQuel Response has quickly become the go-to direct response advertising agency for growth-oriented consumer brands.

Minnesota Property Management Firm Provides Property Owners Relief

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Guardian Property Management, now is the ideal time for property investors and owners to hire a property management company to help them manage their investments.

First Ever ‘Better Together Small Business Saturday Market’ at ENKI Brewing to Celebrate Local Businesses

VICTORIA, Minn., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ENKI Brewing is proud to partner with several local small businesses and the City of Victoria to hold a special shopping event on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28. The new “Better Together Small Business Saturday Market” makes it easy for neighbors and visitors to Victoria to find unique holiday gifts for friends and family.

New Thriller Author to Donate 50 Percent of Book Sales to Help Stop Human Sex Trafficking

HUGO, Minn., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In this first book of a new five-part series, “La Familia: Loose Ends” (ISBN: 978-1735416007), author Corey Cepeda of Razor Sharp Publishing, introduces readers to a ruling family reigning terror over Mexico – the De Los Santos cartel dynasty. Filled with political intrigue, murder and family drama, the twists and turns take readers on a page-turning ride they’re not soon to forget.

Garage Door Repair Services Minneapolis Marks Down Prices for All Types of Garage Door Services in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Garage Door Repair Services Minneapolis, a renowned garage door repair Minneapolis company, has recently announced its decision to reduce the prices of various garage door services to help customers cope better with the economic crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.

Labouré Announces its First-ever Virtual Gala, an Evening of Joy, Hope, and Inspiration in Celebration of New Catholic Vocations!

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — These are challenging times for the Catholic Church, says Labouré, but amidst declining vocation numbers, aging clergy and religious, and reduced church attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are reasons for hope.

SeQuel Welcomes New Executive Vice President of Sales

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SeQuel Response is excited to announce the arrival of a new Executive Vice President of Sales, Chris Bixler. In this new role, Bixler will lead our sales team and training initiatives, enhance our lead generation and prospect engagement approach, and collaborate with SeQuel’s leadership team to develop and execute short- and long-term business strategy.

Pet Poison Control Center has 100% Increase in Calls Related to Household Cleaning Concerns

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many pet lovers are taking COVID-19 cleaning recommendations to the extreme. The veterinary toxicology specialists at Pet Poison Helpline have seen a 100% increase in the number of calls from concerned pet owners about the potential misuse of common cleaning items including hand sanitizer, bleach and wipes on or near their pets.

CityView Commercial and Jacobs Real Estate purchase Gaviidae Commons in Minneapolis, MN

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CityView Commercial and Jacobs Real Estate, led by Jack Friedler and Sholom Jacobs, have successfully closed on 651 Nicollet Mall which is part of Gaviidae Commons, a 443,000 SF mixed use office and retail complex in Downtown Minneapolis.

Local Catholic Company Reaches Billion-Dollar Milestone

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catholic United Financial, the oldest fraternal benefit society domiciled in Minnesota and one of the longest continually operating businesses in the state, has announced that for the first time in the company’s 141-year history, its total assets have exceeded one billion dollars.

HER NEXT PLAY Announces Sports Summit for Teen Girls

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fresh off a competitive community contest win, a team of young Edina women are investing their prize earnings in an event designed for teen girl athletes. The Her Next Play Edina Girls’ Sports Summit will take place September 30, 2019 at Life Time Sport in Eden Prairie, Minn.

‘Souvenirs of Suffering’ Book Launch in Sync with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, September, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Dazhoni Green’s book, “Souvenirs Of Suffering, A Child’s Memoir Of Surviving Cancer” (ISBN: 978-1733293006; Prairie Stone Press) is published in timely conjunction with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Collaboration to Help Minnesota High School Students Improve Mental Health

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two Minnesota education organizations are combining forces in an effort to battle the student mental health crisis by offering an innovative online course with embedded daily coaching. Minnesota Virtual Schools has contracted with EmpowerU LLC to offer this credit-bearing social-emotional wellness course to any Minnesota high school student as part of their regular school day – for no additional fee. (VIDEO)

Preseem-Azotel API integration helps Minnesota WiFi Optimize Quality of Experience (QoE) for Internet Users

KASSON, Minn. and WATERLOO, Ontario, July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preseem, a Quality of Experience (QoE) monitoring and optimization platform from Aterlo Networks announced their integration with Azotel Technologies’ SIMPLer platform. This API integration allows Preseem to keep in sync with changes to customer packages, account status, and equipment so that it is always enforcing subscriber speed plans and collecting statistics accurately.

IMPACT Group Launches SecureNow, a Professional Cybersecurity Offering Businesses and Non-Profits of All Sizes Can Afford

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IMPACT Group, Inc., a recognized Twin Cities-based management consulting firm and Managed Service Provider specializing in large scale IT and supply chain strategy, project delivery, cybersecurity and enterprise program management, announced today the launch of SecureNow – professional cybersecurity your organization can afford!

Lake Home and Cabin Buyers: What to Look For at The Water’s Edge

LONG LAKE, Minn., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether you call it a lake home, cabin, cottage or camp, buyers are naturally drawn to the water’s edge when looking at lakeshore properties. The wide variety of shoreline conditions gives buyers a lot to consider before they write a purchase agreement, says John Gehring, owner of Solo Dock, a tip-in dock manufacturer in Long Lake, Minnesota.

Minnesota Youth Athletic Services Partners with TeamSnap to Deliver More Resources to Youth Sports Associations and Their Participants

SPRING LAKE PARK, Minn. and BOULDER, Colo., April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS), the state’s largest multi-sport organization, announced today it has signed a new strategic partnership agreement with TeamSnap – the leading youth sports management provider.

Welcoming Hertha Berlin to Minnesota – Can Soccer Heal the Planet? Mark Ritchie to Speak at GACC Midwest, MN Chapter Gala

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Minnesota Chapter announced today that Mark Ritchie, former Minnesota Secretary of State, and current President of Global Minnesota, will speak at the Chamber’s “Stern des Nordens” (Star of the North) Annual Gala on April 27, 2019 in the Hyatt Regency Ballroom in Bloomington.