Greater Mankato Growth Co-hosting Town Hall Conversation with Pres. Kashkari and Justice Page

What: A public town hall event with Pres. Kashkari and Justice Page, we are also hoping some community leaders will share their priorities

When: 6:00–7:30 pm, February 19, 2020

Where: City of Mankato Council Chambers, Mankato Place Mall: 10 Civic Center Plaza

Co-hosts: Greater Mankato Growth and Mankato Diversity Council

Retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will lead a community conversation about Minnesota’s achievement gaps and their proposal to amend Minnesota’s constitution to address the gaps. Page and Kashkari’s proposal would make quality public education the state’s highest priority. They will provide an overview of their proposal and take questions from attendees. 

This event is free to attend, register here!

Modernizing Employee Benefits

The business world continues to evolve and modernize at a rapid pace. One area this is evident in is a company’s benefits for their employees. Most people expect the usual allowance of vacation time and some health insurance for example. But companies these days are becoming more creative and empathetic when it comes to employee benefits and they can be a great way to entice potential workers. Here are a few things you might want to suggest or implement in your workplace:

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One Certain Truth in the Importance of Background Screening

The following article was submitted by Jody Steffen, Account Representative at GMG member business, Hire Image. She writes about the importance of background screening in the hiring process.
Are you part of a Greater Mankato member business and have an interest in writing a guest blog for us? Send 500-800 words to or reach out to Greater Mankato Growth with further questions.

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