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North Star Participates in the Minnesota Vikings’ Annual Adoption Family Fun Fest

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—North Star Resource Group participated in the Annual Adoption Family Fun Fest, held Tuesday, December 6th, 2016. Hosted by the Minnesota Vikings, the event was held at Winter Park—the Vikings’ training facility in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

The annual event is hosted by the Brzezinski and Spielman families, along with Vikings players, cheerleaders and staff. Rob Brzezinski, the Vikings’ Executive VP of Football Operations, and Rick Spielman, the Vikings’ General Manager, established the annual event to share their families’ passions for adoption. The event presents a free night of family fun for foster children, children adopted from foster care and their families to raise funding, awareness and support for adoption and those currently in foster care. Event activities included interactive games, face painting, tours of the Vikings facility, meet and greets with Vikings players and cheerleaders, autographs and a Silent Auction.

The Scott Richards North Star Charitable Foundation donated bicycles and helmets to the 2016 event as part of its Bikes for Kids program. Each child present was able to bring home a brand-new bike at the end of the night. Evolve Adoption & Family Services received 67 bikes and Children’s Home Society and Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (CHLSS) received 119 bikes. Additionally, individuals from North Star volunteered both during the daytime set-up and nighttime activities. Pictured above are Toni Deutschlander and Joe Fox, two key organizers of Bikes for Kids, with Vikings Wide Receiver Cordarrelle Patterson at the event.

The SRNSCF’s Bikes for Kids program has donated over 3,000 bikes and helmets to children since 2004. This year, Bikes for Kids will also host a separate event on Friday, December 16th at the Saint Paul River Centre, once again partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities. For more on Bikes for Kids, visit

For more on the origins of the Annual Adoption Family Fun Fest and a recap of the 2016 event, visit

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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 150 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

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For Immediate Release

Kristen Bernsteen
PR & Social Media Specialist
North Star Resource Group