Each year the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Division recognizes a Farm Family of the Year and an Agri-Business Citizen(s) of the Year. A subcommittee of the Agri-Business Division nominates deserving families and agri-business citizens to be considered for the award and the entire Agri-Business Council chooses the winners.
For 2016, the Chamber is honoring the Brad and Monica Nussbaum Family of Garretson, S.D., as the Farm Family of the Year. Bill Evans, who retired from The First National Bank in Sioux Falls at the Dell Rapids branch, is the Agri-Business Citizen of the Year. Both the Nussbaums and Evans will be recognized at the Mayor´s Round-Up & Sale of Champions at the Sioux Empire Farm Show and at the Agri-Business Division Annual Meeting in the spring. The Farm Family also shares their expertise by sitting on the Chamber´s Agri-Business Division Council for a year.
Each year in January, area agricultural producers and the members of the Sioux Falls area business community gather to participate in a variety of events that highlight the importance of agriculture in the region. This year marks the 63rd Anniversary of the Chamber-sponsored Sioux Empire Farm Show. As a $17 billion industry in South Dakota, agriculture definitely impacts the Sioux Falls area economy. More than 30,000 people...
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Resolve to take advantage of your Chamber membership this year
A new year is an opportunity to make positive changes. Yes, that means that gym memberships might get dusted off as people resolve to be healthier in the new year. Dedication to new opportunities for positive change is important, but so are commitments to continue things that are successful. Membership in the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is one way to ensure our region continues to grow and prosper – providing a strong workforce and customer base for all. I encourage you to resolve to learn more about how best to take advantage of your Chamber membership in 2016. Here´s a few opportunities:
Invest in Forward Sioux Falls 2021. The Chamber´s joint venture with the Sioux Falls Development Foundation certainly has a successful track record and the 2021 campaign continues that momentum into...