How to enter: Individuals may enter by completing an entry form and submitting it at 409 2nd Street, Excelsior, MN, before the entry deadline. You may also enter by printing your name, address, and phone number on a 3 x 5-inch card and mailing it to: Alerus 2023 Excelsior Open House Sweepstakes, 409 2nd Street, Excelsior, MN 55331, postmarked by the entry deadline. Only one entry per client/per household is permitted. No photocopies, reproductions, automated entries, or facsimiles are allowed.

Time period: The Alerus 2023 Excelsior Open House Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 8:00 a.m. CT on August 14, 2023, and ends at 5:00 p.m. CT on August 18, 2023 (the “entry deadline”). All sweepstakes entries must be received or postmarked by the entry deadline to be eligible.

Eligibility: The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (excluding residents of New York and Florida) who are 18 years of age or older. Employees, officers, and directors of Alerus Financial Corporation, Alerus Financial, National Association (“Alerus”), their respective affiliates and subsidiaries, and any immediate family members (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings, grandparents, and their respective spouses) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of each such employee, officer, and director are not eligible to enter. By participating, the entrant agrees to these official rules. Void where prohibited by law, rule, regulation, or ordinance.

Sweepstakes Drawing: After the entry deadline, Alerus will hold a random drawing to determine the winners. Five entries will be chosen from all entries received by the entry deadline. Winners will be notified by telephone. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Prize: The winners of the sweepstakes will receive a $25 gift card to Provisions, a $25 gift card to Licks Unlimited, a $50 gift card to Lakeshore Market and More, a $100 gift card to Excelsior Brewing Company, or a $100 gift card to Excelsior Bay Books. Any prize shown in promotional materials is for illustration purposes only. The prize awarded to the winner may differ. No substitute cash prize will be given. The prize is not transferable. Federal, state, and local taxes and any expenses relating to the acceptance or use of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner must take delivery of the prize within 30 days of notification or it will be forfeited to an alternate winner randomly drawn from the original pool of entries.

Receipt of prize: The winner must verify eligibility to Alerus within 30 days of notification and execute any release of liability, eligibility, or other forms requested by Alerus or the prize will be forfeited. Where permitted by law, the winner grants Alerus the right to use and publish his or her proper name and likeness in connection with the promotion with no additional compensation due to the winner. Alerus is not responsible and accepts no liability for injury, harm, loss, or damages of any kind resulting from the acceptance, receipt, or use of any prize. By accepting the prize, the winner further agrees to release and hold harmless Alerus, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies, advertising, and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents harmless from all liability, claims, or damages arising out of their participation in the sweepstakes, the receipt or use of the prize, and use of their name or likeness for media or advertising purposes without compensation, except where prohibited.

Cancellation: If for any reason beyond the control of Alerus, the sweepstakes is unable to be held, or for any cause affecting the sweepstake’s operability, fairness, integrity, or accuracy, Alerus reserves the right to modify, suspend, or cancel the sweepstakes without notice.

Winners’ list: For the names of the prize winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Alerus 2023 Excelsior Open House Sweepstakes, 409 2nd Street, Excelsior, MN 55331. Requests must be made by August 18, 2023.

Sponsor: Alerus Financial, National Association is the official sponsor of this promotion.