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Greater Mankato Business Awards and Hall of Fame

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Our guest for Regional Spotlight is Amy Linde with Greater Mankato Growth to talk about the upcoming Greater Mankato Business Awards and Hall of Fame on Tuesday, November 17th.  The event recognizes businesses, organizations and individuals in the community.  Being honored this year are: 

Greater Mankato Growth Awards

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

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

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

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

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

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

Visit Mankato Awards

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

Hospitality AwardPeter Olson, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota
(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, 

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

For more information, visit www.greatermankato.com