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Behind the Scenes - September 2017

clock October 16, 2017 1:08 PM by author StephanieE
  • Ryan (Graphic Designer ) and Cori (Quality Assurance Analyst) celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary with a trip to Duluth, MN.
  • Julie (Sales Engineer) traveled to Kansas to be with her great niece Colette while her mom had her new brother Caleb. She also did the Apple Cider Century 100‑mile bike ride with her son Joey and his girlfriend Somer.
  • Katrina (Administrative Assistant) and family enjoyed the Minnesota State Fair for the first time as a family!

Red Wing Software - Notes from the President Ken Hilton

clock October 12, 2017 8:46 AM by author khilton
Ken Hilton - President Red Wing Software

It seems like the season for change. The weather in Minnesota is changing, the leaves are changing, our office decorations are changing to fall colors, and don’t even get me started on politics. But, the change I want to talk about is the change taking place at many of our customers’ businesses.

With the announcement that Red Wing Software will be discontinuing support of our oldest products (in March, 2018), Red Wing Windows Accounting and Champion Controller, many of our customers are changing to our new CenterPoint Accounting and Payroll programs. CenterPoint is based on all the latest software technology and is both powerful and easy to use, a great step forward for our longtime customers.

We have made this change as easy as possible for our customers by moving their data from the legacy products to CenterPoint for them. After the data transfer is complete, we offer web based training on the products to make the transition as easy as possible. As with all change, there is a learning curve, but the web based training takes much of the mystery out of the process.

CenterPoint Accounting was designed to make the transition from Red Wing Windows Accounting and Champion Controller easy by including the features available in the legacy products, and a utility for moving historical data into a new database. If you are a Red Wing Windows Accounting or Champion Controller customer and want to move to new technology, call our sales staff and they can help schedule the transition and make the process as painless as possible.

I want to congratulate all of our customers that have already made this change to advance their accounting technology tools. I know it is not always easy, but, like the weather, leaves, decorations, and politics, it is sometimes inevitable.

Virtual Classroom Training

clock October 10, 2017 10:02 AM by author StephanieE

The online Virtual Classroom provides you with in-depth information and explanations that allow you to learn more about CenterPoint from any location where you can access the internet (high-speed internet connection recommended). The training sessions in the Virtual Classroom are presented live by one of our CenterPoint experts. The sessions will also be recorded and sent to you so you can refer to the information afterwards.

Advanced Budgeting for CenterPoint Accounting for Agriculture
Thursday, October 12, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm CST
Price: $59.00

Templates for CenterPoint Accounting for Agriculture
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
9:30 am -11:30 am CST
Price: $59.00

Overtime Processing for CenterPoint Payroll
Thursday, October 26, 2017
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
Price: $39.00

Visit to register for these sessions.

Customers in the News

clock September 25, 2017 10:57 AM by author StephanieE

TLK Dairy Featured in Progressive Dairyman

TLK Dairy, a Red Wing Software customer, was featured in the August 7, 2017 issue of Progressive Dairyman, in the story New Drive-over Commodity Delivery Bridge a First in the U.S. The story details the first-in-the-nation indoor feed mixing center on a dairy to feature a drive-over commodity delivery bridge.

Behind the Scenes - August 2017

clock September 20, 2017 10:46 AM by author StephanieE
  • Julie (Sales Engineer) and her friend, April, completed the 21st Annual Naperville Rotary Ride! They completed the 62 (metric century) mile route. The ride benefits Rotary International's Campaign to End Polio and two local charities: Loaves & Fishes/Naperville CARES, and Naperville Responds For Veterans.
  • Jada's (Technical Support Specialist) daughter, Ava, and friend, Anna, won the Red Wing’s Got Talent show.
  • Mike (Quality Assurance Manager) and his family traveled to Columbia, Missouri, to see the total eclipse.
  • Carole (Staff Accountant) participated in an all breed open horse show with her 15-year-old Arabian gelding and took home first place awards in all five of the speed event classes they competed in.


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