(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001
Love Your Age 55+ Expo logo

September 19, 1-4 pm

The Love Your Age VINE’s 55+ Expo presented by Monarch Healthcare Management will be held on Tuesday, September 19 from 1 – 4 pm at the Mayo Clinic Heath System Event Center. The event is free and open to the public. 

Attendees can visit with vendors, collect goodies, play games, socialize with peers, listen to informative presentations and sign up for a chance to win door prizes.

VINE’s Health and Wellness team will be offering free balance assessments and blood pressure checks. Blue Earth County will offer fall vaccines too. 

If you are interested in helping, we have volunteer opportunities too. Sign up to help online or call (507) 387-1666.

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Love Your Age 55+ Expo logo


1 – 4 pm: Expo

  • Free goodie bags to first 800 attendees 
  • Visit with vendors in the Grand Hall
  • Free health assessments 
  • Free refreshments & treats
  • Sign up for door prizes

Speaker Series

  • 1:30 – 2 pm: The Monarch Robot Program
  • 2:30 – 3:30 pm:  Where Are They Now? Life After Retirement featuring retired Mankato celebrities including former KTOE Radio Host, Pete Steiner, Mankato Free Press Journalist, Brian Ojanpa, MN Representative, Kathy Brynaert, and MSU-Mankato Theatre and Dance Chair, Paul J. Hustoles. 

Door prizes announced after event (winners will be contacted)

hours of fun
Door Prizes
Goodie Bags



Amber Pietan Travel Agency

American Red Cross

American Senior Benefits

Audibel Hearing Center

Baywood Home Care


Benedictine Living Community St. Peter

Blue Earth County Attorney’s Office

Blue Earth County Library System

Blue Earth County Public Health

Brighton Hospice

Brookedale Senior Living

Candee Deichman, Century 21 Atwood

Catholic Charities of Southern MN’s Active Aging Programs

Cottagewood Senior Communities

Discover Chiropractic

Ecumen Home Care & Hospice

Ecumen Pathstone Latitude

Encore Consignment & Bridal

First National Bank MN

Freedom Home Care

Gislason & Hunter

Harry Meyering Center

Habitat for Humanity South Central MN


Interfaith Caregivers Alertlink

Kinship Radio

Land to Air Express

Mankato Free Press

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners

Mankato Clinic

Mankato Mortuary

Mankato Public Safety

Mayo Clinic – Annual Wellness Visits

Mayo Clinic – Stroke Management

Mayo Clinic Store

Mayo Clinic Health System – Volunteer Services 

Mayo Clinic Health System – Hospice Department 

Meyer & Norland Financial Group

Midwest Insurance Group

MN Highway Safety and Research Center

Nicollet County Public Health

Parkinson’s Education & Support Group

Parkinson’s Foundation

Pioneer Bank

Radio Mankato

Rising Sun Chiropractic

Sister’s Home Style Entrees

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

St Croix Hospice

SYNERGY Homecare of Mankato

Thrivent Financial

TOV Chiropractic

Visiting Angels

Willow Brook Cooperative

Woodland Hills Funeral Home

WOW! Zone


Where can I park?

Free parking is available in the Civic Center ramp. Entrance to the ramp is available off of Riverfront Drive and Walnut Street. There is also free on-street parking near the civic center.

What time should I arrive?

You can visit anytime between 1-4 pm at the Mankato Civic Center.

Is the event handicap accessible?

Yes, we have handicap parking available and the building is ADA compliant.

Do I have to be present to win a door prize?

We will be announcing door prize after the event and will contact the winners directly.




MSU-Mankato Theatre

Encore Consignment & Bridal Boutique

Kwik Trip

Mankato Symphony Orchestra 

Creekside Boutique


Wow!Zone Family Entertainment Center

Papa Murphy’s Pizza

Olive Garden

Mecca Tattoo

VINE Home Thrift Store


Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center

Mankato Free Press

What is VINE?

VINE is redefining aging and promoting the wellbeing of aging adults through programming, services, and community engagement. 

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