MANKATO, MN - Greater Mankato Growth has announced their Volunteers of the Year.

Nancy Zallek, President and CEO of Mankato Area Foundation is being honored.

Lori Benike is an events coordinator for Scheel's and has volunteered extensively with Visit Mankato. Benike was also involved with the Mankato Marathon.

Heather Clark runs Salvage Sisters and works with the Old Town Association, promoting small business.

Gary Koch, who is vice president of Christensen Farms, is being honored for his work with Green Seam and the Rural Legislative Forum.

The volunteers will be recognized for their work at the Greater Mankato Growth Annual meeting on March 12.

--KEYC News 12