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USDA Officials Will Visit Morris, Minn. to Highlight Rural Business Development Grant

USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer, alongside other federal officials, will visit Morris, Minn. at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 17 to highlight USDA’s Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) program.

Landkamer will visit Stevens County Economic Improvement Commission (SCEIC), an economic development agency dedicated to improving Stevens County’s economy through job retention and growth. SCEIC received a $99,000 RBDG grant for their revolving loan fund. Representatives from companies that have benefited from SCEIC’s services, including Fresha and Superior Industries, will be present. Officials will tour Superior Industries’ plant after the roundtable talk.

Please RSVP to Charlie Hildebrand at charles.hildebrand@usda.gov by 10:00 am on Thursday, May 16.

Who:         Colleen Landkamer, USDA Rural Development State Director for Minnesota

                  Cheryl Kuhn, SCEIC Executive Director

                  Paul Schmidgall, Superior Industries Production Manager

                  Dan Shaefer, Fresha CEO

What:         Event to highlight USDA Rural Development’s Rural Business Development Grant program

When:       10:00 a.m., Friday, May 17

Where:       4 Atlantic Ave | Morris, MN 56267