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Mayo Clinic announces appointments to DMC Economic Development Agency Board


Thu, Nov 21st, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic announced the appointment of six members to the Destination Medical Center (DMC) Economic Development Agency (EDA) Board who will oversee the private economic development corporation authorized by state statute to provide a wide range of planning, development and marketing services to the Destination Medical Center Corporation (DMCC).

The six members are:

•Jerry Bell, former president, Minnesota Twins

•Lisa Clarke, Executive Director, DMC Economic Development Agency and Community Engagement Division Chair, Mayo Clinic Department of Public Affairs

•Patricia Simmons, M.D., chair of the EDA Board, DMC physician lead, Mayo Clinic

•Gary Smith, Olmsted County resident, president, Rochester Area Economic Development Inc. (RAEDI)

•Wendy Wood, Rochester resident, senior investment manager at University of Minnesota Foundation Investment Advisors

•Srilatta Zaheer, Ph.D., dean, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management

“These leaders who have agreed to serve on the DMC EDA Board bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge that will ensure the work of the EDA is of the highest level and fulfills the mission of the DMC initiative in a way that benefits the people of Minnesota and the Rochester community,” says John Noseworthy, M.D., Mayo Clinic president and CEO. “Today’s announcement represents another important step forward in making the DMC vision a reality.”

The EDA is a private, nonprofit economic development corporation authorized by the DMC state statute that will provide experience and expertise to the DMCC for the purpose of preparing the detailed development plan and marketing the Destination Medical Center. Its broad range of development services will include strategic planning, master planning, development, finance, oversight, as well as community outreach, communications and marketing services to the DMCC.

As specified in the DMC statute passed by the 2013 Legislature, Mayo Clinic was tasked with the responsibility of appointing the EDA Board to ensure alignment of the DMC plan to help support the expansion of Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Appointees were selected for their expertise in the following areas:

•Economic Development

•Business Development (especially in bioscience, research, technology)

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County awarded funds

Fri, Nov 15th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

The Minnesota State Set-Aside Committee for the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program has recommended $3,758 be awarded to Fillmore County. The money is used to provide emergency food and shelter to people in need of them. The local board is made ..... 
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Root River Trail towns partnership to host regional Destination Medical Center (DMC)

Fri, Nov 8th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

Root River Trail Towns Partnership to Host Regional Destination Medical Center (DMC) informational gathering and conversation in Lanesboro, November 18. WHAT: Root River Trail Towns will host an informal social hour, presentation and discussion f ..... 
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Simply dial 2-1-1 get connected, get answers

Fri, Nov 1st, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

(Below is an example of the type of call that is received at Great Rivers 2-1-1. It is not an actual call.) Holiday Assistance It’s difficult to think about the winter holidays while we are still enjoying the beautiful fall season. But now is ..... 
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Campaign to end hunger

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, Nov 1st, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

It may come as a surprise to many people that that one in ten Minnesotans go hungry. That statistic is precisely why Jim Hoiness, owner of Rushford, Harmony, and Preston Foods, has chosen to participate in the Minnesota Grocers Association’s progr ..... 
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Grace Place holding Raising Hope Breakfast

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

Grace Place is holding Raising Hope Breakfast on Wednesday, November. 6, from 8 to 9 a.m. at Tau Center Rotunda, 511 Hilbert Street. The free awareness and fundraising event is open to the public due to the generosity of sponsors. Grace Place oper ..... 
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Arlin Falck Foundation Grant

Fri, Oct 18th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

Notice is hereby given that the Arlin Falck Foundation will accept applications for grant for community development, community promotions, community education and similar matters. The grants shall be for the benefit of persons residing in Fillmore ..... 
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Merchants Bank receives regulatory approval to purchase Associated Bank locations

Fri, Oct 18th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

WINONA, Minn. – The Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has approved Merchants Bank’s purchase of the Rushford and Lanesboro branch locations of Associated Bank, according to Merchants Financial Group Inc., President and CEO Richard L. Mahoney. ..... 
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Root River Ag Service and Inc.

Fri, Oct 18th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

LANESBORO, Minn. --Root River Ag Service Inc., has purchased Spex Feed of Fountain, Minn. The transaction occurred on October 17, 2013. Root River Ag took immediate possession and business operations were not interrupted. Root River Ag Service b ..... 
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