Category Archives: General PR

Less “stuff,” more of what your sweetie will appreciate this Valentine’s Day – here’s how

Giant teddy bears, roses, chocolates in heart-shaped boxes – all cute trinkets, sure. But does anyone really need those things? With the world’s landfills overflowing with one-time-use “stuff,” more Americans are making a conscious effort to reduce their consumption of unnecessary items. And while gifts wrapped in red heart paper are one way to say, […]

Welcome the New Year by Making a “New-To-You” Resolution

Making a “New-To-You” Resolution One of the biggest news stories of 2019 was that recycling is no longer the panacea Americans believed it to be. Much of what is put into our recycling bins is no longer being recycled, but is instead piling up in landfills. With the new year upon us, it’s time to […]

2019 Maranatha Christian Academy (MCA) Entrepreneurship Competition – Brooklyn Park

Device Pitstop’s Brad Swenson was honored to participate in the 3rd year of the Maranatha Christian Academy (MCA) Entrepreneurship Competition or better known as the “Shark Tank Event”.  This year’s teams included the following:   Water Fighter, Insta-Order, Cafe4U, Grid-Iron, Quick Lacing Boots, On-Time, Rise, Alpha-Fits and Alarm4U.    The judges selected Grid-Iron as the winner […]

Device Pitstop Participate in 2019 Sleigh Bells and Sparkle Parade in Maple Grove

Device Pitstop of Maple Grove participated for the 3rd year in Maple Grove’s Sleigh Bells and Sparkle Parade.  The wind made it a bit chilly for parade-goers, but everyone enjoyed this wonderful Maple Grove tradition!  The event is sponsored by the Arbor Lakes Business Association and Maple Grove Community Organization.

Device Pitstop helps Minnesotans utilize technology as “hands-free” becomes law

  In 2017, the most recent year for which data is available, there were more than 34,000 fatal vehicle crashes in the United States, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Nearly 3,000 of those could be directly tied to distracted drivers and, of those 3,000, at least 14 percent of those fatal crashes […]

College debt is skyrocketing, but students can control other college costs

Device Pitstop sells used MacBooks

Minneapolis, MN, JUNE 17, 2019 – The total amount of student loan debt, as of the end of 2018, was $1.47 trillion with more than 44 million Americans with student loan debt, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York If college is in your immediate future, there isn’t much to be done about […]

Device Pitstop of Maple Grove has Partnered with Cell Phones for Soldiers to Provide Troops With Free Calls Home

Device Pitstop of Maple Grove and nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers are asking Maple Grove residents to help troops call home by donating gently-used cellular phones. Although the military landscape is ever changing, as many as 200,000 troops are serving in the United States military overseas around the world. By donating to Cell Phones For […]