K/PACEDC holds intern luncheon

The Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation’s Intern Program is in its 19th year of existence under the direction of Maureen Elbert, and the Intern Networking Luncheon was held recently. This year there were more than 40 interns from area businesses in Kossuth and Palo Alto counties. Pictured from left are Lisa Shimkat, state director for Iowa Small Business Center; Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, Iowa State University president; Dr. John Lawrence, vice president for Extension and Outreach, Iowa State University; Elbert; and Bryan Whaley, regional director — Region 2 for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.