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October 25, 2012
MANKATO, MINN. (October 25, 2012) – Patrick Baker has been named the new Director of Government & Institutional Affairs for Greater Mankato Growth. In this newly created position, Baker will serve as the relationship manager on behalf of the Greater Mankato area and will work with area lawmakers as well as with legislators and influential leaders from across the state to raise awareness of our regional center and its importance to the state...
October 23, 2012
MANKATO, MINN. (October 23, 2012) – Greater Mankato Growth has named Shannon Gullickson its new Talent Programs Director. As Director, Gullickson will be chiefly responsible for two programs: the Greater Mankato Young Professionals and Greater Mankato Leadership Institute. “I am excited to share my passion for Greater Mankato with today’s current and future leaders,” said Gullickson. “I am looking forward to facilitating quality learning and...
October 18, 2012
  Mankato, MINN (October 18, 2012) – When it comes to judging the economic strength of a region relative to jobs, one of the best sources is CES data, which measures the number of paid employees in a particular region, excluding self-employment and farm jobs.According to the CES numbers released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the number of jobs in the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area...
October 17, 2012
MANKATO Minn. (October 17, 2012) – Each year Greater Mankato Growth, along with the organization’s affiliates the Greater Mankato Convention & Visitors Bureau and the City Center Partnership, honors an outstanding group of professionals and organizations at the Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame. This year’s event will be held on November 13 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Verizon Wireless Center. Honorees for 2012 include: ...
October 16, 2012
Mankato, MINN (October 16, 2012) – Manufacturers from throughout the region will once again open their doors to the public for the third annual Tour of Manufacturing of South Central Minnesota on Thursday, October 25 from Noon – 7 p.m. The event is organized by the Economic Growth Collaborative of South Central Minnesota and sponsored by Eide Bailly and the South Central WorkForce Council, as part of Minnesota Manufacturing Week October 22 - 28...
October 15, 2012
Greater Mankato Young Professionals present Kiwanis Holiday Lights Parade  Community Involvement Welcomed for the new Holiday Lights Parade (October 15, 2012) MANKATO, MINN. - The Greater Mankato Young Professionals in cooperation with The Kiwanis Holiday Lights will present the first annual Holiday Lights Parade on November 23 from 6 - 7 p.m. in Sibley Park in City Center Mankato, MN.  This illuminated parade will include a variety of...
The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership