Growing prosperity in greater minnesota

First annual GMNP membership meeting to be held Aug. 20

The Greater Minnesota Partnership will hold its first annual membership meeting at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Kahler Grand Hotel in Rochester. The meeting is open to all staff members and representatives of GMNP member organizations and businesses.

The meeting will provide an update on the GMNP’s activities in 2014, including reports on the legislative session and recruitment, as well as discussions on the organization’s plans for 2015. We will gather feedback from members regarding the economic development issues they hope to see addressed in the upcoming legislative session (transportation, job training and workforce housing are among topics that may be discussed), discuss the potential impact of the November elections and look into ways the GMNP can continue to grow its membership. Continue reading

DEED seeks input from businesses impacted by recent flooding

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is conducting a survey to help determine the impact recent flooding has had on businesses across the state.  DEED is asking all businesses that were impacted by flooding to participate in the survey. The information gathered will be used to prepare accurate preliminary damage assessments.

If your business was affected by flooding this spring and summer, please fill out this online survey by July 25.