Gandy Company of Owatonna announced recently their achievement of ISO 9001:2015 certification. Gandy, a manufacturer of agricultural and professional turf maintenance equipment, was founded in 1936 in Owatonna and remains a family-owned business.
Seven banks in Owatonna held a friendly competition that coincided with the Hometown Holiday Weekend to bring in food and money for the Steele County Food Shelf. Customers, employees and community members were invited to make donations to help fill the need that emerges at this time of year.
The Young Professionals of the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism are hosting an ugly Christmas sweater social event Thursday, December 7 at the Steele County History Center from 12-1PM. There will be a white elephant gift exchange as well.
The Steele County United Way reports they have reached 75-percent of their goal for the 2017 campaign, but that is still well short of the $725,000 goal. Local businesses and community members have donated $536,458 as of December 5.