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TRADITION COMPANIES QUARTERLY EMPLOYEE EVENT

We had a full house at the University Club of St. Paul for our quarterly employee get-together!  Our employees from all across the Twin Cities metro area came together Wednesday, February 21st, to meet and mingle with over 200 of their co-workers!  A special thank you to the University Club of St. Paul for hosting our group.  Taking the time to get our employees from each of our various branches/companies together quarterly is important to us.  Working together, we can take on the world! Read more »

2018 LABATT BLUE 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 13th Annual Labatt Blue U.S. Pond Hockey Championships held right here in MN!  This year’s event was held January 25-28 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 […] Read more »

5TH ANNUAL QUINN’S CUP RAISES $40,000 FOR MYOCARDITIS FOUNDATION

Quinn’s Cup is an annual pond hockey tournament in Edina, MN that started in 2013.  This event was created by Kelly and Kyle Kirsch, in honor of their son Quinn, who’s life was taken too soon from Myocarditis. The tournament is not only a way for the Kirsch family to raise money and awareness for Myocarditis and the Myocarditis Foundation, but also to provide an event to bring together friends and family to celebrate Quinn’s life.  Hockey was what Quinn loved to do, so what better way to celebrate him than an outdoor hockey tournament. Quinn’s Cup held its 5th […] Read more »

GIVING HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Tradition Companies put on our annual HopeKids Christmas party on December 13th at our Edina offices by Centennial Lakes.  Each of our companies hosted 5 Hope families for a festive night out to celebrate the holidays.  What an incredible event and definitely one of the best yet!  It was truly an amazing event and one these families will never forgtet.  The Hope Kids got to open gifts with Santa, eat Chick-fil-a, get their faces painted, play games, and do crafts!   Read more »

NEW HISTORICAL STATUE INSTALLED IN LAKEVILLE

Tradition Companies main office in Lakeville was built on the land of the esteemed and highly renowned Brandtjen Farm and has since been built into one of the nicest new construction communities in Minnesota, Spirit of Brandtjen Farm. Mid-November, a statue was installed outside the neighborhood community center honoring the history of the land. This is the 2 nd statue to be installed in the Spirit of Brandtjen Farm community. This statue is of a Brandtjen Percheron horse named Top Sergeant and Henry Brandtjen, Jr. Top Sergeant, showed by Henry Brandtjen, Jr., made a sweep at the International Livestock Show […] Read more »

MORTGAGE TEAM TAKES ON NO SHAVE NOVEMBER

No Shave November has come and gone and our finest employees at Tradition Mortgage joined in on the fun. Throughout the month, photos were posted of the progress at each office location. Some beards grew in strong, while others failed to make an appearance, but in the end, a great effort was shown by all. For every new like or follower to the Tradition Mortgage Facebook page during the month of November, $1 was donated to charity! If you haven’t already, be sure to LIKE the Tradition Mortgage team on Facebook – www.facebook.com/TraditionMortgage Read more »

LARGE DONATION TO HOPEKIDS MN FROM THE 2017 HOUSE THAT HOPE BUILT

You may have heard over the past few months, the excitement surrounding “The House That Hope Built”. In case you haven’t heard, Tradition Companies, Robert Thomas Homes and many of our trade and business partners embarked on the construction of the second “Hope House”.  Our 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. We were very excited that this year’s “Hope House” was sold during the Fall Parade of Homes®! Joined by many of our trade and […] Read more »

NEW ART OF EDINA SOUTHDALE EXHIBIT DISPLAYED

Our Tradition Pass It On initiative is proud to be part of the Art of Edina Southdale mall exhibit. Over 150 paper lanterns were installed on November 12 th , 2017 by Art of Edina at the Southdale Center. The installation is part of the Shine On Project. The lanterns were created by the 4 th and 5 th grade classes at Our Lady of Grace Catholic School. The 3 month installation focuses on joy and light around the world. This is a collaborative project with the Minneapolis-based American Refugee Committee (ARC). Photos taken by a group of travelers that […] Read more »

TRADITION CAKE EATER CLASSIC TOURNAMENT A SUCCESS

Over Thanksgiving weekend, Edina Hockey Association hosted their 13 th Annual Tradition Cake Eater Classic at Braemar Arena in Edina, MN. The 15UA team won with Tradition’s very own, Erik Hendrikson, as head coach. Way to go, Hornets! Tradition Companies is proud to be a sponsor of the Tradition Cake Eater Classic, one of the largest girls hockey tournaments in the country. For more information on the Edina Hockey Association, go to www.edinahockeyassociation.com Read more »