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Community Navigators

The Community Navigators program was developed to contribute to the sucess of attracting and retaining newcomers to the area. Moving to a new community can be hard, but we want to make it a little easier with the Community Navigators program.


  • Are you new to Greater Mankato? We want to give a warm welcome to all participants.
  • Sign up for a Community Navigator to help you get acclimated.
  • Take a survey and we’ll match you with a Community Navigator who shares your interests and is an ideal match (contact Crystal Olson)
  • Your Community Navigator will contact you within two weeks so you can find the perfect time to connect.
  • Access to varies events, lunch & learns



A Community Navigator is a super connector with a robust network and knowledge of Greater Mankato. New community members can connect with us online and we’ll match you with a personal guide. You’ll get introduced to new people that have similar interests and get plugged into Greater Mankato. We want you to love this place as much as we do, so let us show you why it’s so special!

  • Are you a super connector?
  • Passionate about our community?
  • Share your knowledge of Greater Mankato, your network and your friendships with newcomers
  • Community Navigator applications coming soon




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