OCT. 7, 2015 - VOL. 52 No. 1

Chair's Column
New Members
Member Anniversaries
Cover Story
Other News
Faces & Places
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Community leaders join Chamber Board of Directors

As directed by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce bylaws, each year five individuals are nominated to serve three-year terms on the Board of Directors. The following Chamber members have been elected and began their term of service Oct. 1, 2016:

Bill Albrecht is the President of Argus Leader Media-Part of the USA Today Network. Albrecht has served on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement in St Cloud, Minn., and Sioux Falls, the State Board of Directors for Junior Achievement Minnesota, the United Way Board in St. Cloud, Minn., and Newark, Ohio; Create CommUNITY task. . .

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Leadership Sioux Falls-31 class announced

The 31st class of Leadership Sioux Falls began this month and will run through May. This program, sponsored by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, uses the community as its classroom and is designed to meet the community´s need for active participation of informed and dedicated community leaders. The goal of the program is to inform, challenge and motivate participants by providing information on community resources, discussing community concerns, interacting with community leaders and building a sense of community trusteeship.

More than 900 people have graduated from the program and gone on to serve the community and the region in a number of leadership. . .

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Be informed on the ballot issues, part 2

The September issue of Chamber News shared the positions that the Chamber Board of Directors took on five of the 10 ballot issues that voters will consider on the November General Election ballot.

At its September Board of Directors meeting, the Board was scheduled to consider positions on the remaining five ballot issues. Below is a review of these issues. Because this was written prior to the press deadline for the October magazine, the Board positions are not included with these explanations. You can read the Board´s position and rationale as well as further details about each of the ballot issues. . .

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Chamber Annual Meeting to be held Oct. 18

Workforce will be a key topic discussed at the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce´s 110th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The theme of "Together. We Work." will include a keynote from generations experts BridgeWorks as well as an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments in the past year and look ahead to the future.

Dr. Dave Kapaska, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center took over the Chamber´s top volunteer position Oct. 1, following 2015-16 Chair of the Board Paul Bruflat, CNA Surety. Kapaska will talk about the Chamber´s priorities for the 2016-17 year. . .

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