Paying It Forward to Our Friends & Family
Each year, every Bell Bank employee receives time off and a gift card through the Friends and Family program to spend doing something fun with loved ones. Here are just a few of our 2017 Friends and Family stories.
Kristi Krebs, a loan servicing manager in Fargo, took her family to LEGOland (The LEGO Store), Crayola Experience and UnderWater World at the Mall of America near Minneapolis.
Mary Voss, correspondent banking business development officer in Iowa, went trout fishing with her family in Colorado.
Bill Quam, a business analyst in Fargo, took his family to Seattle for his and his wife’s 25th wedding anniversary.
Nan Anderson, an accounts payable specialist in Minneapolis, flew her mom’s grandson in from Boston and planned a surprise party for her 90th birthday.
Alison Lutgen, a loan verification specialist in Fargo, took her family to Idaho to watch the eclipse.
Perry Rassler, a commercial lender in Minneapolis, took his son to Pittsburgh to watch Perry’s favorite team, the Minnesota Vikings, play his son’s favorite team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. (The Steelers won.)
Nicki Kungel, a trust officer in Fargo, took her daughters to San Diego, where they visited Coronado Island, the San Diego Zoo and La Jolla.
Cody Schenck, a credit officer in Bloomington, Minn., took his wife on a “babymoon” in downtown Minneapolis before their son was born.
Bill Zimbinski, a loan officer in Bloomington, Minn., took his son to the NCAA Frozen Four college hockey tournament in Chicago, where they watched Bill’s alma matter, the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs.
Vikki Nielsen, a trust officer in Fargo, took her family on a road trip to the Atlantic Ocean, making stops to visit family and some of their favorite college towns along the way.
Brenda Messerschmidt, Moorhead branch manager, went on a 16-day trip to Iceland with her two sisters. It included horseback riding and relaxing at the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.