Thursday, April 6 | 3:30 p.m. | CB 111

CES presents, “I’m from the Government and am here to Help,” as the final installment of this year’s First Thursday series.

MSUM alumni John Machacek, Senior V.P. for the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corp., and Deputy Director of the regional Small Business Administration, Alan Haut, will share programs intended to assist local businesses and startups. 

The doors for this event open at 3:30 in CB 111 on Thursday, April 6. Attendance is free of charge to all within the MSUM community. Complimentary pizza and drinks will be served. Reserve your seat now by emailing a request to

Produced by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, First Thursday offers educational programming six times yearly to students interested in expanding their horizons through innovation, design, and creativity. Featured guests have included some of the top organization and community leaders the region has to offer. It is a free service directed to all students of Minnesota State University Moorhead.