After each legislative session has ended, I´m often asked: "So, when you´re not in Pierre, do you get a break in your schedule?" The truth is that no other two months replicates the workload and incredible busyness of the legislative session. However, the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce issues management process and our advocacy activities are year-round efforts and they are really heating up as we head into late summer and the fall. Herein is a preview of the work ahead of us over the next few months. . .
The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 110th Annual Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 18, featuring a Chamber program followed by a keynote from generations experts BridgeWorks. Speakers Hannah Ubl (Millennial) and Scott Zimmer (Generation X) will lead an interactive, engaging and informative presentation.
The Chamber´s Annual Meeting launches the one-year term of incoming chair Dr. Dave Kapaska, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center. Kapaska will take over the Chamber´s top volunteer position Oct. 1, following 2015-16 Chair of the Board Paul Bruflat, CNA Surety. Also at the Annual Meeting, the Chamber will share the priorities for the 2016-17 year. . .
2016-17 Sioux Falls Community Guide advertising deadline this month
Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce members can promote their businesses to individuals interested in learning more about living and working in Sioux Falls through the annual Sioux Falls Community Guide, published and distributed by the Chamber.
The guides will initially be handed out at Operation Thank You, a one-day event where volunteers visit Chamber members to share information about the Chamber and thank them for their membership investment; this year it will be held Sept. 29. The publication is distributed year-round and can also be found as a. . .
The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking applicants for its 31st Leadership Sioux Falls class. Applications can be found at siouxfallschamber.com under the Programs tab. Completed applications must be received by the Chamber by 5 p.m. on Aug. 19.
Since 1986, nearly 900 people have graduated from LSF and gone on to serve the community and region in a number of ways. Leadership Sioux Falls has these cornerstone values: to develop long-lasting relationships and stimulate communications with other leaders. . .