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Honorees Announced for Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame
Recipients Honored at November 18 Event
MANKATO Minn. (October 7, 2014) – Each year Greater Mankato Growth, along with Visit Mankato and the City Center Partnership, recognizes outstanding businesses, organizations and professionals at the Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame presented by I+S Group. This year’s event will be held on November 18 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Verizon Wireless Center.
Honorees for 2014 include:
Greater Mankato Growth Awards
Hall of Fame: Minnesota Elevator Inc.
Distinguished Business Award: PresenceMaker, Inc.
Entrepreneurial Business Award: Friesen's Family Bakery & Soup Bar
Brian Fazio Business Education Partnership Award: College of Business - Minnesota State University, Mankato and Taylor Corporation - Innovation Center
Hap Halligan Leadership Award: Barb Embacher
Young Professional of the Year: Kevin Velasquez
Visit Mankato Awards
Bring It Home Award: Bent River Outfitter
Hospitality Award: Justin & Jenna Rinehart, Nicollet Bike Shop
City Center Partnership Awards
Renovation Over $3,000,000: VINE Faith in Action, Adult Community Center – VINE Faith in Action
Renovation: $1,000,000 - $3,000,000: South Front Street Reconstruction – Front Street Property Owners and City of Mankato
New Construction Under $2,000,000: Veterans Memorial Place – Local Veterans Committee, City of Mankato and City of North Mankato
Renovation Under $1,000,000: Office Build Out – Visit Mankato
Downtown Detail: Pub 500 Patio – Pub 500
Façade Improvements: Public Safety Center – City of Mankato
Innovative Interior Remodel: Interior Renovation - Y Barbers / Onatah On Belgrade
CityArt “People’s Choice” Award: To be revealed at event
Tickets to the 2014 Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame are available online at greatermankato.com/business-awards-hall-fame.
contact: Amy Linde, 507.382.3993, email@example.com