Bremer Bank Earns Midwest Urban Empowerment Award
Amery, Wis. – April 20, 2011 - Bremer Bank was recently honored by Community Connection News (CCN) with the Midwest Urban Empowerment Award. The company was recognized in the financial category. CCN is a diversity magazine and publishing company based in Milwaukee, Wis. The awards were presented April 2 in Milwaukee, to a variety of organizations in Wisconsin in the following categories: corporate, education, urban, philanthropic, health and youth.
“We were thrilled to be among the terrific companies and organizations honored for the 2011 Upper Midwest Empowerment Awards,” said Dan Draxler, president of Bremer Bank locations in Wisconsin. “CCN focuses on celebrating diversity in our communities in Wisconsin and shares our vision of building healthy communities through partnerships. We were excited to be nominated and recognized by CCN as a leader in the financial category."
Bremer Bank was profiled in CCN’s April/May 2011 issue. More information can be found at www.ccnmagazine.com.
Bremer Financial Corporation
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately-held, $8 billion regional financial services company owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Foundation (OBF). Founded in 1943 by Otto Bremer, the company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and provides a comprehensive range of banking, investment, trust and insurance services to its nearly 100 locations in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. OBF uses its share of dividends to distribute charitable grants to Bremer Bank communities. For more information, go to bremer.com.