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MTGA Offers Scholarship Program

Contact: Lara Durben Phone: 763/682-2171 Email: (Buffalo, MN) … The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association is pleased to announce its 2012 Ranelius Scholarship Program, designed to encourage students enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution in Minnesota to prepare for a career in some phase of the turkey industry. A total of $5,000 is available for […]

Governor Dayton, Senator Klobuchar Help Send Off Presidential Turkeys to White House for Pardon

MTGA Also Announces Donation of $11,200 to Hunger Solutions Minnesota   Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Lara Durben, MTGA Communications Director, 763/682-2171 or St. Paul, MN (November 18, 2011) – Two very Presidential turkeys and the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) paid a visit to Governor Mark Dayton today at the State Capital […]

Name That National Thanksgiving Turkey Contest Opens November 1

PRESS RELEASE Contact:  Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association at 763/682-2171 or FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Willmar, MN – November 1, 2011) – Minnesota residents have an opportunity to submit name suggestions for a pair of turkeys that are being raised in order to be presented to President Obama later this month. The top names […]

Willmar Poultry Company, MTGA Raising Presidential Turkey Hopeful

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jenn Baumgartner, Life-Science Innovations at 320/222-9750 ext 2710 Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association at 763/682-2171   If invited by the White House, Willmar Poultry Company (WPC) executive, Rick Huisinga, will present President Obama and his family with the 2011 National Thanksgiving Turkey in November. Huisinga will have this honor as […]

Turkey To Go: A State Fair Mainstay that’s Expanding Across the Twin Cities!

Contact:                                                                                                       Lara Durben, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association – Ph: 763/682-2171 or   (Buffalo, MN) … What do the Minnesota State Fair, Target Field and the Twin Cities mobile food cart scene all have in common?  Turkey To Go – home of the Giant Juicy Turkey Sandwich! Now in its 53rd year, Turkey To […]