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April 2015

April 22, 2015
(April 22, 2015) MANKATO, MINN. – Greater Mankato Growth is pleased to announce the 2015 Greater Mankato Business Showcase, held Tuesday, April 28, from 4 – 7 pm in the arena of the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. The entire business community of southern Minnesota is invited to attend this annual event sponsored by the Center for Business & Industry, a Division of South Central College. Enjoy food samples from greater Mankato...
April 16, 2015
Mankato, MINN (April 16, 2015) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of March today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) experienced job growth of 1.9% from March of 2014. Total jobs in March were 55,636, up 1,061 jobs from this time last year. Highest growth seen in the Mankato – North Mankato MSA was experienced...
April 08, 2015
(April 8, 2015) MANKATO, MINN. Greater Mankato Growth is now accepting applications for its long-standing and wildly popular program, the Greater Mankato Leadership Institute. The nine month program consists of one to two full day sessions each month from September to May, usually on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. The Greater Mankato Leadership Institute prides itself on helping professionals further their leadership skills benefiting both...
April 07, 2015
(April 7, 2015) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth presents the 12th annual Songs on the Lawn – the popular summer commencement featuring music, entertainment and local food. Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and takes place every Thursday in June from 11 am to 1 pm at Jackson Park on Second Avenue next to The Free Press. Parking available around the city center free of charge. This year’s musical lineup includes: June 4,...
April 02, 2015
MANKATO, Minn. (April 2, 2015) – Today, the Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) Board of Directors appointed two new candidates to fill pending open midterm seats. Dr. Richard Davenport, President of Minnesota State University was appointed to fill the term Dr. Dan Bruss, President of Bethany Lutheran College will vacate effective June 2, 2015. Dr. Davenport will continue to represent the education industry sector on the board as Dr. Bruss did...
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