2013 County Wide Breakfast


Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation held County Wide Breakfast  on July 31st

The Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation held its annual County Wide Breakfast on Wednesday, July 31st at St. Michaels Parish Center in Whittemore.  The theme for this year’s breakfast was “Pursue Your Dreams” and the special guest speaker was Gary Kroeger, former cast member of Saturday Night Live.

During the breakfast, Maureen Elbert was presented the Silver Shovel Award from Iowa Area Development Group (IADG).  The Silver Shovel Award hones outstanding leadership, innovation, and achievement in business and community development. Over 140 people attended this year’s breakfast

Pictured left to right: Bruce Hansen-Iowa Area Development Group, Maureen Elbert-K/PACEDC, Brittany Dickey-Corn Belt Power Cooperative, and Jed Skogerboe-Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative

Pictured left to right:  Gary Kroeger, Kristin Berte, Larry Beilke, Spense Simonson, Jake Walker, Deb Steven and Scott Buchanan.  Congratulations to the winner, Scott Buchanan!

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Maureen Elbert,
Executive Director
106 S. Dodge Street
Suite 210
Algona, IA  50511
Ph: 515-295-7979
Fax: 515-295-8873

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8:00-2:00 Friday




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