Ribbon cutting at the Grand
Staff photo by Steve Muscatello
New Ulm Mayor Bob Beussman and the Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee (CWC) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Grand Center for the Arts on Thursday in New Ulm. Pictured front row, from left, are Executive Director of the Grand Lisa Rieke-Knaak, Beussman, Chair of the Grand’s Board Jean Geistfeld and Anne Makepeace, who is holding a cane that was owned by her grandfather, Phillip H. Gross who built the building once known as the Grand Hotel.
Pictured behind them are: Maggie Schwab (GCAC), Lee Weber (GCAC), Dick Kimmel (GCAC), Grace Hennig (GCAC), Lori Fink of Citizens Bank (CWC), Randy Schroeder of Frandsen Bank & Trust (CWC), Brian Serbus of SouthPoint Federal Credit Union (CWC), Brooke Ortmann of Bank Midwest (CWC), Kari Steele of United Prairie Bank (CWC), Linda Neigebauer of Alliance Bank (CWC), Jan DeLeo of Sid’s Signs (CWC), Lori Kollman of Citizens Bank (CWC),