Understanding Branch Transformation

The term “Branch Transformation” has become the new hot buzz word in the financial industry for incorporating technology into your financial delivery services.  The perception that many Bankers have, is that Branch Transformation means that you have to become more reliant on technology based services in lieu of providing the personal touch interaction.  This is Read More

Thanks NARCE!

Thank you to all the vendors and United States Ice Rink Association for welcoming us to our first North American Rink Conference and Expo (NARCE). Can’t wait for Buffalo and 2019 NARCE!

POWER PLAY PROJECTS: Leavenworth Pavilion

The Historic Sky Jump Preservation Club in Leavenworth, Washington retained HTG Architects to design an outdoor covered pavilion that would host warm weather month activities, as well as provide an ice skating facility in the winter. The site selected was an existing parking lot located behind the City Festhalle. A facility used as the city Read More

Is your rink ready for some recre-tainment?

You’ve done it; you’ve been able to secure the land, money and approval to move forward on an ice arena—and/or multipurpose facility—that will be enjoyed by the community for years to come.   So, now what?   While those definitely are the biggest hurdles (outlined in our recent article detailing the 5 initial steps to Read More

Go for Gold: Q&A with Vadnais Heights resident & 2018 gold-medal Olympian Hannah Brandt

Hannah Brandt didn’t step on to the ice and instantly fall in love.   No, 5-year-old Hannah wasn’t a fan of hockey right away. Her feet were so cold that she almost quit on the spot.   Lucky for Team USA, as Brandt won a gold medal  at the 2018 Olympics this past February, she Read More