Goff Public CFO Heidi Larson was nominated 2015 board chair of the Citizens League, a nonprofit, multi-partisan organization that advances creative solutions to policy problems. Heidi has served on the board since 2013.
Flint Hills Resources was recently featured in SunThisWeek, a newspaper in Dakota County, about the company’s partnership with the Works Museum to bring Family Engineering Nights to elementary schools in Dakota County. Presented by the Works Museum and sponsored by Flint Hills Resources, Family Engineering Night allows families to participate in kid-friendly engineering activities, such as building bridges out of candy, constructing mini catapults, and wiring circuits.
Today Goff Public launched a new website. It has been four years since our last redo, but that’s the equivalent of about a decade in Internet years. The world (wide web) of websites is evolving rapidly, and the way people consume information is morphing just as quickly.
Is your organization considering a website refresh? Here are 10 pieces of advice gleaned from our experience.
Senior Account Executive Sara Thatcher participated on a social media panel with the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators. Fellow panelists included Minnesota Public Radio reporter Tim Nelson and Minnesota State Fair social media guru Chris Noonan. Sara’s biggest piece of advice for governments on social media: Make sure you accompany your tweets and Facebook posts with photos that make sense with the subject matter. Posts with pictures get 39% more engagement than those without pictures.
Did you catch the KARE-11 story about the awesome fifth grade girl who started a robotics club at Rosemount Elementary School? The funding for that club was provided by Flint Hills Resources. As a high-tech manufacturer that employs hundreds of engineers and skilled workers, Flint Hills likes to help encourage young people to take an interest in science and engineering.
Goff Public was recently inducted into the Minnesota Keystone Program, a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce honor extended to companies that donate two to five percent of their earnings. Contributing five percent of company earnings to charity, the Goff Public team is happy to donate time and funds to a variety of worthy causes in our community.
Goff Public lobbyists Elizabeth Emerson and Jake Loesch helped welcome back legislators at a Visit Saint Paul event. They are pictured with Representative Nick Zerwas and Representative Dan Schoen.
Team Goff Gives is ready once again to climb 31 floors to the top of the U.S. Bank Plaza in Minneapolis as a part of the American Lung Association in Minnesota’s Fight for Air Climb. Our climb will raise funds for the many people who struggle with lung diseases like asthma, COPD, and lung cancer.
You can support our team as a virtual climber by donating online.
On January 10, Urban Sub showed KARE 11’s weekend anchors how to make homemade hummus spread as part of the sub shop’s popular garden vegan sandwich. Located in St. Louis Park, Urban Sub serves sandwiches and salads made from real food with organic greens and nitrate-free meats that are cooked in-house. Watch the story and get the hummus recipe here.