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FIRST TRADITION BLOOD DRIVE | FEBRUARY 2020

Our first Tradition Blood Drive Wednesday, February 5th, was a great success! 45 of our employees and Spirit of Brandtjen Farm neighbors stopped into our Lakeville office location to donate blood throughout the day. Each donation saves up to 3 lives – that means our event saved 123 lives! Thank you to everyone who came out. #makeadifference Stay tuned for more details on our next donation opportunity! #savelives American Red Cross   Read more »

QUARTERLY ALL EMPLOYEE EVENT | MALL OF AMERICA

With all of our various companies, it is important for us to gather our employees quarterly in order to mingle with one another and meet the team behind all of our branches.  We had a fun afternoon Thursday, January 30th, at Parkview Meeting + Event Center at Mall of America to kick off 2020 and get excited for what this year has in store! Thank you to Joe Schmit- Keynote Speaker “Silent Impact” on joining us, as well as Hard Rock Cafe Mall of America for the delicious food and drinks!     Read more »

TRADITION’S FINEST HOCKEY TALENT | 2020 TRADITION CUP

Another year, another friendly competition among Tradition’s finest hockey talent!  We have a great time coordinating our annual employee Tradition Cup at Braemar Arena in Edina, MN on Wednesday, January 29th.  It was Tradition Mortgage vs. The World in an afternoon of plenty of skating, competition, and fun!  Congrats to Team World on bringing home the win!   Read more »

2020 U.S. POND HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tradition is proud to have been the official hat sponsor again this year for the nation’s largest pond hockey tournament, the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships, held right here in MN!  This year’s event was held January 23-26 at Lake Nomokis in Minneapolis, MN .  The event brings thousands of players and fans together for an incredible weekend of fun and fierce competition.  It is three days full of action, activities, and hockey…the way nature intended.  The event is uniquely Minnesota and 100% hockey. With a Tradition team entered into one of the divisions, we are thrilled to take home the championship […] Read more »

HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER & TOY DRIVE | 2019

There’s no better feeling than seeing the joy on a child’s face as they open up toys at Christmas.  Our annual holiday fundraiser & toy drive event was created to help make Christmas a little brighter and easier for families in the Twin Cities metro area.  The event was a great success and we were able to donate over 600 toys to Toys for Tots and provide 20 HopeKids families with gifts from their children’s Christmas wish lists! Thank you to everyone that joined us at the event on December 12th and/or donated toward the cause.  We appreciate your support […] Read more »

THE HOUSE THAT HOPE BUILT | 2019 DONATION

Tradition Companies enlisted the help of Robert Thomas Homes and many of their trade and business partners to construct our third House that Hope Built in 2019. The goal for the “Hope House” is to donate the net proceeds from the sale of the home to HopeKids Minnesota, a local nonprofit organization that provides unique support for children with life threatening illnesses and their families. The house sold during the Fall Parade of Homes℠. Joined by many of our trade and business partners who contributed materials, labor and cash donations to the project, Tradition Companies was able to present HopeKids […] Read more »

FAITH HOPE COURAGE | 2019 EVENT

With all the events happening around us, Tradition Companies has created an annual event that is nothing like any event you’ve been a part of.  What defines this event is the people, and their stories.  Common people with uncommon stories, sharing their defining moments of despair that has given them perspective they can now use to help others.  Stories of Faith. Stories of Hope. Stories of Courage. On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019, at Brackett’s Crossing Country Club in Prior Lake, family, friends, employees and business partners gathered.  Four guest speakers were invited to share their stories: Casey Heisler, Tom Shaver, […] Read more »

TRUNK-OR-TREAT | HOPEKIDS HALLOWEEN

A creative twist on trick-or-treating with our annual Trunk-or-Treat event Saturday, October 26th, for HopeKids families in our Edina offica parking lot.  So much creativity with car trunk decorations and games, made for a fun and accessible place for families to trick-or-treat.  A beautiful day and a great turnout this year! Thank you to everyone who came out and made it a great event! Read more »

HOCKEY EQUIPMENT DRIVE | DA BEAUTY LEAGUE

We hosted a Hockey Equipment Drive before the Da Beauty League games at Braemar Arena in Edina.  All equipment was donated to an amazing organization called DinoMights.  Thank you to everyone who came out – It was a huge success with lots of skates, helmets, shinpads, and more donated! #forceforgood #giveback   Read more »

QUARTERLY EMPLOYEE EVENT | LEGENDS CLUB

What a wonderful afternoon for our Employee Event at Legends Club in Prior Lake earlier this week! Employees from all our family of companies enjoyed 9 holes of golf, drinks and food on the patio. The weather couldn’t have been better! #teamtradition Read more »