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Minnesota Turkey Ushers in Thanksgiving with Donation to Hunger Solutions, Visit with Governor Dayton

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Lara Durben, MTGA Communications Director 763/682-2171, cell 612/554-0920 or A Brother from the National Thanksgiving Turkey Flock Makes an Appearance St. Paul, MN (November 17, 2017) – Governor Mark Dayton continued the time-honored tradition – dating back to the 1940s – of kicking off the Thanksgiving holiday with […]


Turkeys from National Thanksgiving Flock to Visit Twin Cities Schools

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR NOVEMBER 14, 2017 Contacts: Nicole Krumrie, 763-682-2171 or Lara Durben, 612-554-0920 or Twin Cities Students “Flock” to See Turkeys from the National Thanksgiving Flock What: National Thanksgiving Turkey Flock Members Visit Twin Cities Students When: November 14, 2018 Where: • Kaposia Education Center o 1225 1st Ave S, South St. […]


National Thanksgiving Turkey and Its Alternate Coming from Alexandria!

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Contact: Lara Durben 763-682-2171 (Buffalo, MN) – November is always a busy month for Minnesota’s turkey farmers, which are ranked #1 for turkey production in the U.S. This year, however, will place an even bigger spotlight on Minnesota as the National Turkey Federation Chairman Carl Wittenburg and his wife, […]

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Kick-Off to the National Thanksgiving Turkey’s Road to White House

What: Minnesota expects an invitation from the White House to bring two turkeys to Washington DC the week of Thanksgiving for the annual Presidential pardon. The invitation hasn’t officially been sent yet, but we anticipate that it will come later this fall. We are kicking off the “Road to the White House” at the Minnesota […]