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Happy New Year from sdg

During the final weeks of 2016, sdg volunteers rang bells for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign and collected toys for the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots drive again this holiday season. We had nearly 30 volunteers take shifts ringing bells for the Salvation Army last week. For the sixth year in a row, we were stationed in downtown Minneapolis and had a lot of generous people...
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'Tis the Season for Giving -- Happy Holidays from sdg!

As tradition will have it, sdg volunteers participated in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign and the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots drive again this holiday season. For our fourth year in a row, sdg’ers spent the day ringing bells for the Salvation Army in downtown Minneapolis. We had over 20 volunteers throughout the day that donated their time to this great cause. Along with...
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sdg Named #1 Best Place to Work for Third Year

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal held their 18th annual Best Places to Work awards reception at the U.S. Bank Stadium yesterday afternoon. During the event, they recognized 65 Minnesota organizations for creating and maintaining an engaging workforce. We are excited to announce that for the THIRD year in a row, sdg was voted the #1 Best Place to Work for medium-sized...
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The sdg ESOP: How I Went from Shocked to Excited

At our company meeting last November, sdg’s owners announced that we were becoming 100% employee-owned by way of an ESOP, or Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Essentially this means that over time, full ownership of sdg will be transferred to employees through stock allocations each year. I went through several different stages as I processed this new information, but ultimately I discovered how...
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sdg Participates in Third Annual Beer 5K

Last month, the sdgFIT committee hosted our third annual Beer 5K for employees and their spouses and friends. What exactly is a Beer 5K? Well, each year the sdgFIT committee maps out a trail typically in Northeast Minneapolis, plotting out breweries along the way. The group runs from brewery to brewery trying out different beers as they go. This year we started at Able Brewery , ran to ...
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