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Employment & Training

Opportunities for Young Adults through Seniors

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Homeless Prevention and Section 8 Rental Assistance

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Heating Assistance, Furnace Repair, and Weatherization

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Featured Event

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Minnesota State University – Mankato Student Union Ballroom

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner is served at 6:00 p.m.

$50 / General Seating

$600 / Reserved Table for 8

Sample the area’s best soup and vote for your favorite!

Trophies awarded for the People’s Choice and Celebrity Judges Choice

Gourmet Soup Dinner, Silent Auction and Live Auction

Entertainment By Tim Gabrielson – The Magic of Comedy



Online/mobile Bidding

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to our Presenting Sponsor ~ MinnStar Bank; Print Sponsor ~ Corporate Graphics Commercial; Media Sponsor ~ Alpha Media.; Diamond Sponsor ~ Nash Bros. Construction; Denim Sponsor ~ Brown and Brown Insurance and ISG

If you are interested in a sponsorship or donating a live or silent auction item, please contact Sheila Ous or Ann Macgregor 507-345-6822


to these participating restaurants! There is still room to participate. If you are a restaurant and would like to join in please contact Sheila or Ann 507-345-6822

Restaurant participation form

Allen’s Concessions – Food Wagon
American Bar


MVAC Board Opening in Waseca County

Waseca County residents are invited to vote for the next member of our Board of Directors. Please click the link below by February, 17th to cast your vote



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with no fees, interest or hassle!


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Income Guidelines

$32,000 or less for singles, $54,600 or less for families

Appointments available

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February 4, 2017 – April 15, 2017


5:30 pm – 9:00 pm


12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Applications are now available for the 2017 Energy Assistance Program that runs from September 2016 through May 2017. The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps low income households pay a portion of their heating and electric bills. This program is available to both individuals and families who are income eligible. For more information and application click here

MVAC Awarded Grant for Food Preservation Classes for Low Income Families

MVAC Board Opening in Waseca County

Head Start is taking applications for 2016-2017 school year! Apply on-line or call to schedule an appointment after February 5th, 2016.

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ApplyMN is Minnesota’s secure, online system you can use to apply for health care, cash assistance, SNAP (food support), emergency help, and child care assistance programs.

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Website Resources

View a list of relevant resources, organization and contact links that may offer additional valuable information.

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Tax Prep

Access free tax prep sites and additional information to assist you with your taxes.

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Voter Registration

Voter registration is a very simple process. Minnesota Valley Action Council staff can help you with it.

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Phone Service

Link Up Minnesota is a program designed to provide eligible individuals with a reduction of one-half of the local telephone service connection and installation charges, up to $30.

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MVAC has the following position open in Waseca MN
Head Start Classroom Aide—Waseca
Assist with classroom operation including-planning, carrying out activities, maintaining classroom environment, supervising children and required record keeping. Minimum of a CDA required, a BS or AAS in Early Childhood is preferred. Previous experience with pre-school age children and bilingual beneficial. Requires strong computer and organizational skills. 28 hours/week. $11.02/hour depending on qualifications. Health insurance is offered and benefits include paid holidays and vacation. Submit cover letter, resume & application to MVAC HR, 706 N. Victory Dr., Mankato, MN 56001 or apply online at www.mnvac.org by Feb 23rd. MVAC is an EEO/AA Employer

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Thank you to the employees and volunteers...
Here is a review of what was accomplished in 2016

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