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Greater Mankato Growth to Host Forum with Congressman Walz


MANKATO, MINN. (August 18, 2015) - Greater Mankato Growth is organizing a breakfast keynoted by Congressman Tim Walz Tuesday, August 25 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 the Farm Bill, budget and taxes, health care, immigration, transportation and others. There will also be ample time for Q&A to discuss issues of interest to them.

“Our members are looking forward to this unique opportunity to hear first-hand the issues Congressman Walz is currently tackling in Washington as well as share priorities that are top of mind for 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. The 2015 series is sponsored by Consolidated Communications.

This event is for all businesses and individuals in the Greater Mankato region – deadline to register is August 24. The cost to attend is $20 for GMG members and $30 for non-members. For more details and registration, visit greatermankato.com/public-affairs-forum-series.

About Greater Mankato Growth

Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. exists to intentionally develop the regional center by promoting, supporting and serving as a catalyst for economic development through: business growth, retention and attraction; talent growth, retention and attraction; regional livability and advocacy of the marketplace. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., the regional Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization, includes two LLCs: Visit Mankato, LLC, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, LLC, which focuses on development in the City Center.



contact: Amy Linde, 507.382.3993 or alinde@greatermankato.com

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