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Honorees Announced for Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame | Recipients Honored at November 17 Event

Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame 


Each year Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., which includes Greater Mankato Growth, Visit Mankato and City Center Partnership, recognizes outstanding businesses, organizations and professionals at the Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame presented by ISG. This year’s event will be held on
November 17 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at Verizon Wireless Center. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. is proud to announce this year’s 2015 honorees:

Greater Mankato Growth Awards

Hall of Fame (honors private sector businesses that have been in the Greater Mankato region for 10+ years): Community Bank and Tailwind Group

Distinguished Business Award (honors private sector businesses that have been in the Greater Mankato region for 3-10 years): Champion Auto Enterprises, LLC

Entrepreneurial Business Award (honors private sector businesses that have been in the Greater Mankato region for less than 3 years):  Freedom Home Care, LLC

Brian Fazio Business Education Partnership Award (recognizes partnerships that enhance education and business in Greater Mankato): South Central College & CliftonLarsonAllen (Annual Ag Symposium)

Hap Halligan Leadership Award (recognizes an individual who has participated in the Greater Mankato Leadership Institute program and has demonstrated outstanding creative or innovative contributions to the community): Eric Oleson

Young Professional of the Year (recognizes an individual between the age of 21-39 who has made outstanding contributions to the community through their demonstrated leadership and service): Elizabeth Harstad            

Visit Mankato Awards

Bring It Home Award (recognizes an individual, group or organization that works alongside Visit Mankato to bring a significant event to Greater Mankato): Minnesota Vikings 50th Training Camp

Hospitality Award (recognizes an individual, group or organization who has gone above and beyond to provide outstanding hospitality to the visitors of Greater Mankato OR who has helped promote Greater Mankato as a great destination to visit): Peter Olson, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

City Center Partnership Awards

Renovation Over $3,000,000:Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Building – Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota and City of Mankato

New Construction Over $5,000,000: Profinium Place - Tailwind Group and Mid Rise Holdings

CityArt “People’s Choice” Award: To be revealed at event 

Tickets to the 2015 Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame are available online at greatermankato.com/business-awards-hall-fame

About Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.
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, the regional chamber of commerce and economic development organization, is an affiliate of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. which also includes the local convention and visitor's bureau, Visit Mankato and downtown development organization, City Center Partnership.

 

Contact:   Amy Linde, 507.382.3993 alinde@greatermankato.com

 

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