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Greater Mankato Growth to Host Forum with Congressman Walz

(January 28, 2014) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth is organizing a breakfast keynoted by Congressman Tim Walz Friday, February 7 from 7:30 – 9:00 am at Country Inn & Suites Hotel & Conference Center By Carlson.


Congressman Walz will update attendees on the latest issues in Washington D.C. impacting businesses and our region including budget and taxes, the Farm Bill, health care, immigration and transportation, among others. Attendees will also have the opportunity to discuss topics of concern to them with the Congressman during a Q&A session. Kay Wallerich, a member of Greater Mankato Growth’s Public Affairs Steering Committee, will moderate the event.


“Our members are looking forward to this unique opportunity to hear first-hand the issues Congressman Walz is currently tackling in Washington and as well as reinforce top priorities of Greater Mankato business leaders,” said Greater Mankato Growth President & CEO Jonathan Zierdt. “GMG thanks Congressman Walz for his involvement with this event and his continued leadership on behalf of the community.”


Greater Mankato Growth’s Public Affairs Forum Series brings together compelling speakers and business leaders to discuss timely and relevant political and policy issues over breakfast or lunch. This event is for all businesses and individuals in the Greater Mankato area – deadline to register is February 6. The cost to attend is $20 for GMG members and $30 for non-members. For more details and registration, visit greatermankato.com/public-affairs-events.


About Greater Mankato Growth

Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG advances business through: existing business support, new business growth, business promotion, talent development, public affairs, community marketing, visitor attraction and servicing and civic engagement. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. also includes two LLCs: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, LLC, which focuses on development in the City Center.    


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