Business & Professional
Minnesota Valley Funeral Home pays dividend
NEWULM – Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes & Cremation Services recently paid out another set of patronage dividends, according to General Manager Bruce Savoy. This time almost $37,000 was paid to the families that had funeral services for their loved one in 2013.
With this most recent set of dividends paid the total for the past year is over $191,000 that has been paid to the patrons.
Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes is a nonprofit organization that pays any and all profits at the end of the year back to the families that have used their services. It has operated under this co-operative plan since 1929 when it was established. For membership into the organization please contact General Manager, Bruce Savoy, at 507-354-2312 for a onetime $5 membership application.
Bon-Ton stores reach $1 million mark
with March of Dimes campaign
MILWAUKEE – The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. raised $340,000 from its Mother’s Day and Father’s Day promotions supporting the March of Dimes Imbornto Campaign from April 23 through June 15.
In just two years, Bon-Ton stores, including Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers, have raised over $1 million in donations, supporting March of Dimes in their effort to give every baby a healthy start in life.
March of Dimes Imbornto Campaign created various opportunities for customers to get involved. For every $3 in-store donation, customers received a $10 off $25 donation coupon. Online shoppers that donated $3 received a promo code for 25 percent off regular or sale purchases. Social fans were encouraged to get involved by entering a Mother’s Day Pinterest sweepstakes and texting campaign.