On the streetCory Seifert, financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial in Alexandria, was recently invited to attend the Ameriprise Professional Development Conference.
• Cory Seifert, financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial in Alexandria, was recently invited to attend the Ameriprise Professional Development Conference.
Industry leading speakers at the conference covered a variety of topics regarding wealth accumulation, income protection and retirement. Sessions at the conference included:
• How to best determine when clients should take Social Security.
• Tax diversification and estate tax techniques to help increase potential tax opportunities.
• Market experts to discuss what the market has been doing and the expectations they have over the next six to 18 months.
• Investing in uncertain markets and how to embrace the growth in the markets.
The Ameriprise office is located at 817 Broadway in Alexandria and Seifert can be reached at (320) 762-8141 or via ameripriseadvisors.com/cory.a.seifert.
• Lexi Massmann has recently joined Water’s Edge Spa, located at Easton Place in Alexandria.
Massmann is a licensed esthetician who graduated from St. Paul Technical College. She provides permanent hair removal, acne treatment, age and sun spot removal, spider vein removal, rosacea, and photo-rejuvenation using a highly effective FDA approved Intense Pulsed Light system. Massmann also offers facials using the revitalizing Oxygen Botanicals professional skin care line. She looks forward to serving you. Consultations are always complimentary.
• Mike Doyle, MBA, ATC of Heartland Orthopedic Specialists in Alexandria, received the Larry “Stosh” Neumann Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Athletic Trainers Association (MATA).
He is only the second non-physician individual to receive this award since its inception. This award is given to those individuals who have made special contributions in the field of sports medicine over a long period of time. Candidates also have shown to be advocates for the advancement of athletic training and athletic trainers in Minnesota.
Doyle has 20 years of service to MATA. He has served continuously on numerous state, district and national committees, including MATA state president, Governmental Affairs Committee chair, and National Athletic Trainers Association COR Committee.
As Dean Wennerberg, ATC stated in his nomination letter, “Mike is an individual we can count on nationally, regionally and at the state level for expert information on the business of athletic training and the scope of how our profession has progressed and where it is heading. The progress of our state legislative efforts would not be where they are today if not for his leadership.”
Doyle started Douglas County Sports Medicine, a cooperation between then Alexandria Orthopaedic Associates and Douglas County Hospital, in 1994 and was the only certified athletic trainer in the area, covering one school.
• Tim Asche has been named the New Associate Agent of the Month in the North Dakota General Office of New York Life Insurance, Kevin Metzger, managing partner of the office, announced. The Noth Dakota General Office is comprised of 34 new associate agents and 21 esablished agents.
A New York Life Financial Services professional since 2010, Asche received the award in recognition of outstanding sales achievement and exemplary client service and professionalism.
Asche’s office is located at 2304 South Broadway Street, Suite 2, in Alexandria.
New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 500 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States and one of the largest life insurers in the world.
• Zion Lutheran School of Alexandria received $750 from Verizon Foundation on behalf of Stacy Peterson. Verizon believes that every volunteer hour counts in strengthening our communities and encourages their employees to volunteer. Peterson volunteered more than 50 hours in 2010.
For more information on the Verizon Foundation Volunteer Journal, visit www.verizonfoundation.org/vip.
•Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has committed up to $275,000 for disaster relief in response to tornadoes that ripped through Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee on April 27. The funding includes up to $250,000 designed to supplement funding through Thrivent Financial chapter service teams nationwide, and $25,000 in additional “Care in Regions” funding to be used for volunteer activities coordinated by Thrivent Financial staff in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee.
For every $2 raised by chapter service teams (individuals from at least six separate Thrivent Financial member families), Thrivent Financial will provide an additional $1, up to a total of $250,000. Through this effort, a total of up to $750,000 ($250,000 from Thrivent Financial and $500,000 from member appeals, collections or fundraising) will be created for disaster recovery.
The tornado disaster relief efforts will continue through July 1.
To learn more, visit https://www.thrivent.com/disasterresponse/index.html.