The City Center Partnership invites the public to attend a Small Business Saturday “Coffee Kick-Off” on Thursday, November 15 at 9 a.m. at the MSU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

At the event, small business owners will share their experiences and discuss the importance of shopping local on Small Business Saturday this November 24.

Information will also be presented on the November 24 “Shop Small in the City Center” passport promotion, which includes 49 small businesses in the City Center of Mankato and North Mankato.