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Greater Mankato Growth Announces Candidate Forums

Mankato, MINN (August 28, 2018) – This election season, Greater Mankato Growth, along with several partner organizations will host a series of candidate forums aimed at providing an opportunity for meaningful exchange between candidates and voters in areas impacting the community, business and the overall vitality of the region. Today, Greater Mankato Growth is announcing the forums for federal and state office that our organization will host in advance of the November General Election. The public is invited to attend any and all of these free events. There is no registration needed for the candidate forums. We continue to work on arranging candidate forums for local offices and an announcement on those forums will be forthcoming.

The scheduled forums include:

U.S. 1st Congressional District Forum  |  October 15, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Dan Feehan (DFL) & Jim Hagedorn (R)

South Central College, Conference Center, 1920 Lee Boulevard, North Mankato, MN

Hosted by: Greater Mankato Growth & The Mankato Free Press

Moderators: Patrick Baker & Steve Jameson


House District 19A Forum  |  October 17, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Jeff Brand (DFL) & Kim Spears (R)

Realtors Association of Southern Minnesota, 2115 Rolling Green Lane, North Mankato, MN

Hosted by: Greater Mankato Growth & KEYC News 12

Moderators: Patrick Baker & KEYC News 12 Representative


District 19B Forum | October 24, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Representative Jack Considine (DFL) & Joe Steck (R)

Minnesota State University, Centennial Student Union, North Ballroom, Mankato, MN

Hosted by: Greater Mankato Growth & Radio Mankato

Moderators: Patrick Baker & Annette Weston


Complete information on these Greater Mankato Growth hosted events is available on the “2018 Candidate Forums” section of greatermankatoelections.com.


In addition to the candidate forums listed above, Greater Mankato Growth, as in years past, is hosting an online candidate portal that will have biographical information and candidate responses to a questionnaire from all of our key regional elections. That candidate portal will be launched at the end of September. Look for a separate news release to be issued at that time.


About Greater Mankato Growth
Greater Mankato Growth exists to develop the regional center by promoting, supporting and serving as a catalyst for economic development through: business growth, talent growth, and regional livability and advocacy of the marketplace. Greater Mankato Growth, the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization, is a business unit of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) which also includes the local convention and visitor's bureau, Visit Mankato; the downtown development organization, City Center Partnership; and GreenSeam which utilizes agriculture to build on the region’s extensive agribusiness assets to develop the ag economy. For more information, please visit: greatermankato.com.



contact: Patrick Baker, 507.385.6657, pbaker@greatermankato.com



The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership