Mankato Area Foundation Awards $171,750 in Scholarships

MANKATO, MN (August 10, 2021)—The Mankato Area Foundation (MAF) is pleased to announce that it has recently awarded $171,750 in scholarships to over 60 students for the 2021-2022 academic year.  The awards were distributed from various funds managed by MAF and ranged in amounts from $500 to $5000. Each year,

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Collaboration Sponsors Marian Anderson Day with Sculpture Unveiling, Painting Display

MANKATO FREE PRESS, Mankato, MN (June 22, 2021) — Mankato Area Foundation and two area historical societies are collaborating to honor the life and works of a painter known for her landscapes and local scenes, and to recognize the aesthetic and philanthropic legacy she’s left for area residents. Saturday has

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Local Juneteenth Event Continues to Grow in Its Fourth Year

MANKATO FREE PRESS, Mankato, MN (June 19, 2021) — Mankato’s Juneteenth celebration Saturday took place just days after President Joe Biden signed the bill making the date a federal holiday. “It’s considered the longest running African American holiday in the United States,” said Brooklyn Center city manager and former Mankato

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