Beaver Pride launches new rewards card
Monday, April 4, 2011
Beaver Pride launches new rewards card

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University Foundation, Beaver Pride and Preferred Loyalty Solutions introduced the new Beaver Pride Rewards Card recently.  The Beaver Pride Rewards Card gives fans of BSU athletics an opportunity to earn cash-back rewards, while benefitting the BSU athletic scholarship fund through donations on purchases at over 30 participating merchants.

Cardholders will earn cash-back rewards on all purchases made anywhere the card is accepted. The rewards can be redeemed on future sales. On average, five percent of each transaction is automatically donated to Beaver Pride and the BSU athletic scholarship fund. The card is also pre loaded with a cash value of $150.

There are no fees or hidden games with the new Beaver Pride Rewards Card or Preferred Loyalty Solutions.  Cardholders are encouraged to build their rewards card balance and take advantage of the savings.

Activation of the card is required to access pre loaded cash rewards from the card

“The Beaver Pride Rewards Card is a great way for our fans to support Beaver athletics through loyalty to local merchants,” said Jake Bluhm, Beaver Pride Coordinator. “The card not only puts cash back in the pockets of the cardholder, participating merchants have also agreed to donate a portion of each transaction to Beaver Pride.”

Developed by BSU graduates Eric Peterson and Charlie Knott, Preferred Loyalty Solutions, LLC is the innovation leader in customer loyalty marketing, rewards programs, and fund-raising solutions. They service the entire loyalty life cycle from automatic paperless database building to targeted e-mail/mobile text marketing and everything in between.

Thanks to loyal card usage and merchant participation, $7,000 has been generated for BSU athletic scholarships since the Spring of 2010.

To participate, pick up your pre loaded Beaver Pride Rewards Card today at to following local locations:
Beaver Pride Office   
Green Mill Restaurant
Ground Round   
Erbert & Gerbert’s
Stittsworth Meats   
Keith’s Pizza
Beehive Liquors   
Pet Zone
The Cattails Bar and Grill   
Cold Stone Creamery    
Papa Murphy’s    
Beyond Juice    
Lazy Jack’s   
BAR 209
Cool Threads   
Living Touch Massage
Up North Sports    
Blue Moon Saloon
Dale’s Bar and Grill   
NorthStar Telcom - Verizon Wireless
Keck Sports   
Keg ‘n Cork
Bemidji Woolen Mills   
Liquor Lodge
Southside Restaurant    
The Beaver Dam Store
Countryside Restaurant North    
Custom Silkscreening
Pour Willies Bar and Grill   
UPS Store

Coming Soon:
Northwest Tire
The Other Place

Current cardholders are encouraged to pick up a new pre loaded card and transfer usage data to new Preferred Loyalty Solutions system by sending an e-mail request to  Make sure to include your old card number along with the number from your new preferred loyalty solutions card in the e-mail.

Beaver Pride is the fund-raising arm of the BSU athletics department.  The organization annually supports 120 athletic scholarships, fosters academic excellence and provides participation opportunities for more than 300 student-athletes in 15 intercollegiate sport programs.