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February 2014

February 27, 2014
(February 27, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth will convene the first Southern Minnesota Economic Summit, April 29 – 30, at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. The summit will bring together a diverse audience of attendees including business owners, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, manufacturers and economic development professionals. “The idea of holding an economic summit in Greater Mankato has been a goal for many...
February 20, 2014
  contact:          Amy Linde, 507.382.3993,  alinde@greatermankato.com   MANKATO, MINN. (February 20, 2014) – Trudie Gustafson will join Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG,Inc.) as its new Vice President. Gustafson will retire from Taylor Corporation, after 37 years, and begin her work with GMG, Inc. on Monday, March 31st. Gustafson has been with Taylor Corporation since 1977, serving as a Vice President for the corporation beginning in 1999...
February 19, 2014
(February 19, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth, Visit Mankato and City Center Partnership announce their 2013 Volunteer of the Year award recipients. Jesse Schott, Joe DeLory and Malda Farnham have made an outstanding contribution to our organizations by demonstrating leadership through service or volunteerism as well as making a contribution to the betterment of the community’s quality of life, business environment and economic...
February 10, 2014
          (February 10, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth is proud to bring Leadercast®, a live broadcast of nine world-renowned leaders presented by Center for Business and Industry, a division of South Central College May 9, from 7 am – 3:30 pm, at South Central College. Leadercast is a one-day leadership conference broadcast live from Atlanta, Georgia to more than 100,000 new and emerging leaders at hundreds of sites...
January 28, 2014
(January 28, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth is organizing a breakfast keynoted by Congressman Tim Walz Friday, February 7 from 7:30 – 9:00 am at Country Inn & Suites Hotel & Conference Center By Carlson.   Congressman Walz will update attendees on the latest issues in Washington D.C. impacting businesses and our region including budget and taxes, the Farm Bill, health care, immigration and transportation, among others....
January 23, 2014
Mankato, MINN (January 23, 2014) –  Job numbers for the Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) continue their steady climb. Numbers released today from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) show that the MSA had 54,438 jobs for the month of December – the highest December total employment since 2007. This number is up 385 jobs year-over-year from December 2012 where the area held 54,053 jobs...
January 20, 2014
(January 20, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) will host an Agricultural Business Summit January 29 from 11 am – 4 pm at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. The summit will convene key stakeholders to envision and strategize momentum in the already thriving agricultural epicenter.     “Agribusiness is vital to the growth and development of the Greater Mankato region,” said Greater Mankato Growth President & CEO...
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