Businesses looking to expand their social media presence are especially invited to free event

    The University of Minnesota Crookston Event Planning and Management class, in conjunction with the C4 (Crookston Campus Community Connection) group will be hosting an event titled “Creating Connections - Let’s Be Social” on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. in Bede Ballroom.

    If you own a business or work for a local business and are looking to expand your social media presence, you should attend this event, which is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in Lot A. Light refreshments will be provided.

    Some of the topics include how to use social media for business promotion, the pros and cons of using social media, and how to create graphics for social media. The event will feature information and presentations from UMC students, a panel of presenters, and hands-on work designing graphics. You may bring your own laptop or one will be provided for use during the session.

    If you have questions or wish to RSVP, contact Beth Novak at or Megan Bell at You can also find the event on Facebook at “Creating Connections - Let’s Be Social” where you also can RSVP.