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January 22, 2019
Visit Mankato
MANKATO, Minn. (January 22, 2019) — One of Minnesota’s largest adult volleyball tournaments returns to greater Mankato for its fifth straight year. The Mankorah Coed Volleyball Tournament is a two-day event held on February 16-17, 2019 attracting teams of various competition levels throughout Minnesota and surrounding states including Iowa, Wisconsin and Nebraska. Last year, the double-elimination tournament brought together 68 teams and more...
January 08, 2019
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
GREATER MANKATO GROWTH, INC. PRESIDENT AND CEO JONATHAN ZIERDT TO STEP DOWNAfter 14 years at the helm, Zierdt will pass the torch   MANKATO (Jan. 8, 2019) – Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) President and CEO Jonathan Zierdt today announced that he will step down on March 15 to focus on his health and the pursuit of personal interests.  Zierdt has led the organization he helped develop since its inception in 2007. The GMG board of directors...
January 03, 2019
Greater Mankato Growth
MANKATO, MINN. (January 3, 2019) – Jaci Sprague, the 2018 Greater Mankato Growth Young Professional of the Year, will begin February 1 as the Director of Business & Community Relations for Greater Mankato Growth. While not a new position at Greater Mankato Growth, it is a redesign of the previous Member Relations Director position. Ms. Sprague’s primary responsibility will be to build and maintain positive relationships with Greater Mankato...
January 02, 2019
Greater Mankato Growth
MANKATO, MINN. (January 2, 2019) – Emmy Forsyth, a Mankato native who has spent eight years working in southern California, will return to Mankato to serve as Greater Mankato Growth’s first-ever Talent Resources Liaison. Ms. Forsyth will begin working remotely January 21, while moving her family back to Mankato; with her physical presence here no later than March 1.   This appointment brings to life to a recent GMG Board action to fund this...
The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership