Duluth Teachers Credit Union Announces New Name and Location

Press Releases

Duluth Teachers Credit Union Announces New Name and Location

Duluth Teachers Credit Union has announced its new name, Harbor Pointe Credit Union.
The credit union, with locations Downtown Duluth, Kenwood and Miller Hill was founded in 1933 by a group of Duluth Educators that first served ISD709 employees and their families.  Field of membership was expanded several years ago to include anyone living in Duluth, Hermantown or Proctor and more recently expanded to anyone living in South St. Louis County, all of Douglas and Carlton Counties as well as Two Harbors.  

The New name Harbor Pointe Credit Union was chosen as a name that better encompasses the regions the credit union now serves.  Brian Thompson, Marketing/Communications Director for the credit union states, “Many in the region

Read More

August 18, 2017
For additional information, contact Valerie Blanchenay, NBC VP-Marketing Director, at 715.394.8921.

National Bank of Commerce (NBC), continues its growth and expansion with the addition of a new associate, hiring Aaron Lewis as a Mortgage Banker.

Aaron hails from Racine, WI which is about 6.5 hours southeast of the Twin Ports. He attended college at the University of Wisconsin Parkside, where he earned his Bachelor degree in Business Management/Marketing. Aaron comes to us with almost 4 years of banking experience. He has worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and most recently at Western Bank where he was a Mortgage Processor and Underwriter.

Working out of NBC’s Superior Main branch, he will be responsible

Read More

August 17, 2017
Natalie Peterson, Director of Communications & Marketing, Duluth Airport Authority
(218) 625-7768

DULUTH, MN – The Duluth Airport Authority (DAA) would like to welcome, Pascha Apter as the newest
member to the Board of Directors. Mayor Larson appointed Ms. Apter on August 14th, 2017 to fill a vacant
position, with her term expiring on July 1, 2020.

Pascha Apter is Co-Owner and CEO of Giant Voices, Inc., a marketing enterprise consisting of Giant Voices
and Giant Academy.

Pascha is fiercely-passionate about helping clients reach their financial, operational and marketing ambitions.
An entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience, Pascha helps clients scale their enterprises

Read More

Natalie Peterson
Communications and Marketing Director
Duluth Airport Authority
(218) 625-7768

Regional Aviation Partners Announce Findings from 2017 MN DEED Analysis

DULUTH, MINN. — The Duluth International Airport and aviation partners today announced the results of a 2017
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) analysis. These results illuminated the
increasing economic impact of all aviation-related activities on our region in relation to employment (both direct and
indirect), along with value added to the local economy as a whole, and personal income.

Compared with past research, this year’s DEED analysis showed impressive growth and a

Read More

Natalie Peterson
Communications and Marketing Director
Duluth International Airport

Aviation Partners Host Press Event to Announce Findings from Economic Analysis

Who: The Duluth International Airport and aviation partners, with:
Emily Larson – Mayor of Duluth
Brian Hanson – APEX
Sue Boudrie – Northern Aero Alliance (NAA)
Bill King – Cirrus
Mark Ketterer – AAR
Daniel Fanning – Lake Superior College
Tom Werner – Duluth International Airport

What: We are a region on the rise. See for yourself.
Aviation in the Northland continues to grow as a strong economic engine
for our region. Together, our region’s aviation partners will announce
findings from a

Read More
New Milestone for Hermantown Credit Union

Doug Ralston
Chief Operations Officer
Centricity Credit Union


HERMANTOWN, MN (July 31st) – Hermantown Credit Union has announced a new milestone to the credit union’s history by changing its name to Centricity Credit Union.

The name Centricity reflects the commitment to creating a positive member experience at every interaction with an added value approach when it comes to finances. “Our member centric service culture is based on the mission, values, and vision of providing member service that will wow you every time” explains the CEO, Scott Lundgren.

The name Hermantown Credit Union has served the credit union well since 1943. However, over the years, the credit union has expanded into other

Read More

July 7, 2017
For additional information, contact Valerie Blanchenay, NBC VP-Marketing Director, at 715.394.8921.


 National Bank of Commerce (NBC), continues to build and strengthen its Community Banking segment. Two new and very qualified Personal Bankers are welcomed to the team, Samantha Kerr and Brandon McCabe.

Samantha is from Marshalltown, Iowa. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Samantha comes to us with six years of banking experience and is working in our Duluth branch. Samantha expressed “As a Personal Banker at National Bank of Commerce I value the opportunity to get to know my customers. I work hard to provide excellent customer service and recommendations

Read More

·  Acquisition expands company’s fiber network to more than 36,000 fiber route miles across 24 states making Consolidated Communications the ninth largest fiber provider in the U.S.

· Results in significant operational and financial scale while maintaining strong capital investment strategy

·  Meaningfully accretive to cash flow per share in year one with estimated annual run rate cost savings of $55 million and $300 million in net operating losses (“NOLs”)

·  Current dividend policy of $1.55 per share will be maintained

· Enables customers to benefit from an expanded product, service portfolio and sales strategy

· Creates an even stronger, more competitive, financially-secure company

Mattoon, Ill. – July 3, 2017 — Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) announced today

Read More
Maki & Overom’s Topher Davis Recognized as North Star Lawyer

June 27, 2017

DULUTH, MN – Maki & Overom, Ltd. is pleased to announce that attorney Topher Davis has
been recognized by the Minnesota State Bar Association as a North Star Lawyer for 2016. This is
the fourth consecutive year that Davis has been recognized as a North Star Lawyer having
previously received the certification in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Each year, the Minnesota State Bar Association recognizes its members who provide 50 hours or
more of pro bono legal services per year as North Star Lawyers. Lawyers who provide services to
the poor without charge help achieve justice for those who otherwise could not afford legal
counsel. Maki &

Read More

Media Contact: Sam Flynn
Community Outreach Liaison
direct: 651-332-7219
email: samatha.flynn@innovativeblood.org

June 14, 2017 (St. Paul, MN) – To celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14, Memorial Blood Centers is
partnering with the Minnesota Lynx and offering blood donors two tickets to select upcoming Minnesota Lynx

World Blood Donor Day is an opportunity to thank blood donors for saving lives in their communities and raise
awareness of the importance of donating blood. Blood donors who donated with Memorial Blood Centers in the
past two years received an email inviting them to redeem two Minnesota Lynx tickets in appreciation of their

“Each year more than 60,000

Read More