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June 24, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
(June 23, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth held the fourth of a series of five events for the 13th annual Songs on the Lawn earlier this week – 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 - 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza. Parking available around the city center free of charge.             Thursday’s...
June 20, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
New brand unveiled and public launch celebrated todayMankato, MINN (June 20, 2016) – Today during a press conference a new identity was unveiled for the locally known initiative previously known as Project Ag Business EpiCenter (ABE). The GreenSeam will build on existing ag business prominence and maximize a growing economic marketplace to become known asremier ag business epicenter in the United States - the most diverse, balanced and...
June 17, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
(June 16, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth held the third of a series of five events for the 13th annual Songs on the Lawn earlier this week – 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 - 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza. Parking available around the city center free of charge.             Thursday’s...
June 16, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
Mankato, MINN (June 16, 2016) – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures for the month of May today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a total of 56,502 jobs, up 1.2%, or 662 jobs, from last May. Last month’s job growth is the largest increase in May employment since 2013. Further, average job growth over the first five...
June 13, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
(June 13, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth was recently ranked by membership number, six out of 25 on The List: Chambers of Commerce in Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal. This is the third year in a row that the organization has both appeared on the list and been ranked sixth.   “Our organizations success is rooted in the collaborative spirit of our marketplace and member businesses,” said Jonathan Zierdt, president...
June 09, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
(June 9, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth held the second of a series of five events for the 13th annual Songs on the Lawn today – 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 - 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza. Parking available around the city center free of charge.             Today’s musical...
June 06, 2016
Visit Mankato
MANKATO - In an effort to connect more with visitors at local events, Visit Mankato is starting an iKNOW Mankato Street Team in June 2016. Visit Mankato is specifically interested in recruiting adults who have lived in the Mankato area for 5+ years and are looking to volunteer within the community. The iKNOW Mankato Street Team will be responsible for the following at community events: ·         Representing Visit Mankato ·         Surveying...
June 02, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
(June 2, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth held the first of a series of five events for the 13th annual Songs on the Lawn today – 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 - 1 pm at Civic Center Plaza. Parking available around the city center free of charge.             Today’s musical...
May 31, 2016
Greater Mankato Growth
(May 31, 2016) MANKATO, MINN. – Greater Mankato Growth is proud to host this year’s Legislative Recap as part of our Greater Mankato Public Affairs Forum Series. Our panel of local legislators will explain what happened at the legislature and what it all means for businesses and our community. Attendees will also have time for Q&A so you can engage directly with our local legislators on the issues most important to you. The event will take...
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