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(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001

September 22, 1-4 pm

The Love Your Age 55+ Expo at VINE presented by Chesley Law Firm will be held on Thursday, September 22 from 1 – 4 pm at the VINE Adult Community Center. The event is free and open to the public. 

Attendees can visit with vendors, listen to informative presentations, observe a wide variety of demonstrations, enjoy live music and register for a chance to win door prizes.

Two floors at VINE will be filled with vendors offering information, products, services and resources related to senior health care, housing, finance, recreation, wellness, safety and more.

VINE’s Health and Wellness team will be offering free balance assessments and class demonstrations. Information about social opportunities at the VINE Adult Community Center such as card groups, social clubs, billiards and art groups will be featured as well.

VINE’s Community Living Coaches will be available to visit with guests about local transportation options, meals on wheels, volunteer visitor program options, chores, mental health care, support groups and the diversity program.

To wrap up the afternoon festivities, Old Main Village is hosting an after-expo reception from 2 – 4:30 pm. This Oktoberfest-themed gathering will feature free food, drinks and live music across the street from VINE.

Click here to sign up to volunteer for the expo>


1 – 4 pm:

  • Visit with vendors on the 3rd & 5th floor
  • Free fitness assessments offered on 3rd floor
  • Sign up for door prizes on 3rd floor

Speaker Series on 2nd floor

  • 1:30:  Three Most Common Questions Elder Law Attorneys Are Asked, Chesley Law Firm
  • 2:00:  What is MNRAAA, Jason Swanson, Executive Director
  • 2:30:  Senior Living 101, Stacy Wihlm, Pillars
  • 3:00:  Three Most Common Questions Elder Law Attorneys Are Asked, Chesley Law Firm
  • 3:30:  How Can VINE Help Me? VINE Staff

2 – 4:30 pm: After-Expo Reception at Old Main Village (free food, drinks & live music)

Door prizes announced after event (winners will be contacted)

floors of activities
Door Prizes
Goodie Bags


Chesley Law Firm

Old Main Village

Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging

The Pillars of Mankato

Gislason & Hunter

McClure Agency

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN

Blethen Berens

Ecumen Pathstone

The Mankato Free Press

Catholic Charities

United Prairie Financial Network 

Mayo Clinic Health System Volunteer Services

RBC Wealth Management

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners

Midwest Insurance Group

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

Caring Transitions of Mankato

Rising Sun Chiropractic & Weight Loss

Mayo Clinic Store – Mankato

Mayo Clinic Health System Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Ask Candee

Northwestern Mutual

Pioneer Bank

Woodland Hills Funeral Home

Alzheimer’s Association

WEcovery/Beyond the Brink

St. Croix Hospice

Habitat for Humanity

Adara Home Health Care

Oak Terrace

JBeal RealEstate Group

Waters Edge

Ecumen Home Care & Hospice 

Blue Earth County Attorney’s Office

TOV Chiropractic 


MN Highway Safety & Research Center 

Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice


Blue Earth County Library

Discover Chiropractic

Willow Brook Senior Cooperative

Greater Mankato United Way

American Senior Benefits


Beltone Hearing

Birchwood Cottages

Mayo Clinic Health System Stroke Program

Mankato Mortuary

Mayo Clinic Health System Orthopedic Surgery Joint Replacement

Minnesota Valley Action Council

Hatanpa State Farm

Mankato Clinic

Freedom HomeCare

Mankato Symphony Orchestra


Where can I park?

Parking is available at the VINE Adult Community Center with overflow parking available at the Blue Earth County Historic Court House and Old Main Village.

What time should I arrive?

You can visit anytime between 1-4 pm at the VINE Adult Community Center and 2-4:30 pm at Old Main Village for the after expo reception.

Is the event handicap accessible?

Yes, we have handicap parking available in our lot and our 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.


Thanks to all our sponsors who helped make the Love Your Age 55+ Expo possible! 






Blue Earth County, Huntington Bank, MSU-Mankato Theatre, Dunkin’, Mankato Playhouse, Mark Braun, Creekside Boutique, MSU-Athletics, Pepsi, Wow Zone, Drummers Garden Center and Floral, Minnesota Golf Carts, Hy-Vee, Pub 500, Kwik Trip, Sam’s Club & Mankato Symphony Orchestra 


What is VINE?

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

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