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April 11, 2014
(April 11, 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 8 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 across the globe...
April 07, 2014
(April 7, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. – Greater Mankato Growth is pleased to announce the 2014 Southern Minnesota Business Showcase, held April 29, from 4 – 7 pm at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. This annual event is sponsored by Center for Business & Industry, a Division of South Central College and is open to the business community of southern Minnesota. For the first time, the Business Showcase has been expanded and will move from the...
April 03, 2014
Greater Mankato: The Way to Grow – Video Release   (April 3, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. – In an ongoing effort to promote the Greater Mankato marketplace and position the community as a destination for business at a national level, Greater Mankato Growth is excited to announce the release of the video Greater Mankato: The Way to Grow.    The video is intended to help those who aren’t very familiar with the region get a feel for Greater Mankato....
March 27, 2014
Mankato, MINN (March 27, 2014) – According to the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, job numbers in the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) for the month of February continue their steady growth with the highest February job numbers on record at 54,977 jobs. That number is up 1,285 jobs from last February’s job number of 53,692.These...
March 26, 2014
MANKATO, Minn. (March 26, 2014) – At the Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. 2014 Annual Meeting on March 13, members of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) approved the slate of candidates to fill seats for new terms (3/2014 - 2/2017) on the GMG Board of Directors. The new and returning members of the Greater Mankato Growth board and the sectors they represent include: Primary Economy:          Stephanie Bottner, General Manager of Pear Tree Greetings...
March 13, 2014
Mankato, MINN (March 13, 2014) – According to the Current Employment Statistics (CES) figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, job numbers in the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) for the month of January was at an all-time high of 54,504 jobs. Private sector job numbers were also at an all-time high for the month of January, with an increase of 3.6 percent. The Mankato-...
March 12, 2014
  MANKATO, MINN. (March 12, 2014) – For the fifth consecutive year, Greater Mankato Growth is coordinating the largest citizen advocacy event from our region on March 18 to heighten the awareness of our marketplace among state leaders. This year’s theme, Economy @ Work, emphasizes Greater Mankato’s continued success and our ongoing positive impact on the economic vitality of the state.   "This event allows community members the opportunity...
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...

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