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Invest in Others Charitable Foundation Announces North Star as Finalist for Corporate Philanthropy Award

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—North Star Resource Group has been officially named a Finalist of Invest in Others Charitable Foundation’s Corporate Philanthropy Award—Advisory Firms category. The award is part of both the Foundation and InvestmentNews‘ 2016 Community Leadership Awards, recognizing individuals and firms within the financial industry for their philanthropic involvements.

This is North Star’s second time as a Finalist for the Corporate Philanthropy Award, having previously been named a Finalist for the 2015 awards. The Corporate Philanthropy Award was introduced in 2015 to recognize companies that prioritized giving back on a corporate level. All winners will be announced and finalists will be honored at the 10th Annual Community Leadership Awards Gala in New York City on Thursday, September 29th.

Finalists for the award were selected based on their community impact, contribution, inspiration and incentives to give back amongst team members, financial advisors and senior leaders. North Star is honored to be among five finalists for this prestigious award. In the past 12 years, North Star has contributed over $3 million to charitable causes and organizations through the Scott Richards North Star Foundation. The SRNSF gives back to 6 main causes that are close to the hearts of the North Star Team—Alzheimer’s Disease, Ataxia, Bikes for Kids, Breast Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis and Myelofibrosis. North Star has made a commitment to donate 10% of profits annually to the Foundation since 2004 and is proud to have the participation of many North Star advisors, team members and senior leaders.

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Click here to view the announcement from InvestmentNews!

About North Star Resource Group
North Star Resource Group is a Minneapolis-based financial services firm that provides both individuals and businesses with the resources to help create, preserve and protect their wealth. North Star has more than 120 full time advisors and over 150 employees. In a network of 44 offices in 22 states, they have contributed to the financial security and well-being of over 120,000 individuals and small businesses. To learn more about North Star Resource Group, visit

For Immediate Release

Kristen Bernsteen
PR & Social Media Specialist
North Star Resource Group


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