Southeast CASA is looking for a few talented and caring volunteer board members to lead and strengthen our program of providing free advocacy services for abused and neglected children in this area. We're seeking adults from communities in Yankton, Clay, Union, Turner, and Bon Homme counties who want to make a difference in the lives of local children in need. Learn more about Southeast CASA at www.southeastcasa.org. If you can contribute your time, thoughtfulness, and leadership, and are interested in
In conjunction with the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and Yankton Thrive, we are excited to bring the Build Dakota Roadshow to Southeast South Dakota! The Build Dakota Scholarship Fund was established to assist South Dakota in overcoming the workforce shortage by providing training, through full-ride scholarships, for students of all ages in high-need fields. We are also working with businesses and communities to create partnerships that address local workforce needs as well. Please see
Yankton Thrive is pleased to partner with our regional businesses to grow our workforce though grant funds received from the SD Governor’s Office of Economic Development. To be eligible for the Out-of-State Recruitment Grant, your business must have:Hired someone from out of stateAfter August 15, 2021Who is living in South DakotaAnd earning $20 per hour or more The grant funds must be used as a 50/50 match to what your company is offering for a relocation package or signing bonus, up to $5000 per
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. created a scholarship program 25 years ago to promote higher education and to provide resources for area students interested in health care. The application process for the academic year 2022-23 is currently open, and applications are due by March 18, 2022. Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to area high school students who will be majoring in a health care field. One $1,000 scholarship has been established for a student currently enrolled in a nursing, radiology, medical
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. announces the appointment of two executive positions. Brenda Rueb has been named the chief operating officer and Angela Jere as the chief financial officer. Brenda Rueb most recently served as the director of external operations at Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Her previous experience in health care includes administrator at Ear, Nose & Throat Associates, P.C. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration – management from the University of South Dakota.
During the first full week of October, Yankton celebrates the strength and resiliency of our manufacturing industry with South Dakota Manufacturing Week (Oct. 2-8). In South Dakota, the manufacturing industry is an important source of employment and earnings, with 43,131 workers (12.5% of all workers) and contributes to 13.5% of the state’s privately-owned establishment payrolls. The manufacturing industry plays an even more significant role in Yankton County. Yankton continues to stand out with its
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Ambulatory Surgery Center has been accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes this surgical center from many other outpatient facilities through its adherence to rigorous standards of care and safety. Status as an accredited organization means Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Ambulatory Surgery Center has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care set by AAAHC. More than 6,100
Public Service Announcement FROM: Sonya Wattier, Recreation Coordinator RE: SAC Red Cross Fall Swim Lessons DATE: September 28, 2021 The Summit Activities Center will be offering American Red Cross Swimming Lessons this fall. The classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings and will run from Tuesday, October 26 through Thursday, November 18, 2021. Swim lessons will
The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Men’s Basketball League. Deadline for team registrations, rosters, and fees is Friday, November 5, 2021. League play is scheduled to begin the last week of November. Team registration forms and rules are available at the Summit Activities Center at 1801 Summit Street or on the City of Yankton web site at www.cityofyankton.org. For further information, call (605) 668-5234. Remember to follow the Yankton Parks and
On September 21, Mount Marty University will be welcoming Dr. Martin Nekola, a political science scholar. The institution invites the community to attend his evening presentation, entitled “Post-War Czechoslovakia, Communist Coup and the Cold War Exile.” This presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Marian Auditorium.Nekola received his doctorate in political science at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. His research is focused on non-democratic regimes, the era of Communism, Czech communities
When Ben Hanten opened Ben’s Brewing Co. in 2005, there was not much demand from residents for craft beers or even knowledge regarding them.“I wanted to make craft beer interesting and create a culture around it,” he said. “Today, there is definitely a demand for and knowledge of craft beer in Yankton.” Hanten has grown with that demand, opening a second Yankton location on May 30, called Ben’s Brew Station, at the former Freeman Company building, about a half mile north of the downtown location.
The Summit Activities Center will be offering two Lifeguard Training Courses this Fall. The first class will be held November 19-20, 2021 with the Pre-test on Thursday, October 7, at 7:00pm. The second class will be held December 10-12, 2021 with the Pre-test on Thursday, November 4, at 7:00pm. Class times for each course will be Friday from 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am – 8:00pm, and Sunday from 8:00am – 8:00pm. Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes AND the prerequisite testing.
Located in southeastern South Dakota, the city of Yankton draws much of its vibe from the Missouri River. But the longest river in the United States only begins to scratch the surface of recreation possible in and around Yankton. This summer is the perfect time for residents and visitors alike to get outside and enjoy all that Yankton has to offer! Water activities, camping, biking, a new aquatics center and much, much more are part of a wealth of amenities that makes the Yankton community an incredible
Definitions for the term ‘entrepreneurism’ are wide-ranging. One comes from World Scientific, which states entrepreneurism is a way of life to sustain humanity through a constant pursuit of innovation and creativity, not just for personal gain but also for the common good. The new Gavins Point Recreational Center has fulfilled that pursuit in the recreational vehicle market in the Yankton, South Dakota area. “Yankton is the second-most camped area in South Dakota, and we saw an opportunity to give
Small nonfarm businesses in 32 South Dakota counties and neighboring counties in Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in the following primary counties that began July 6, 2021. Primary South Dakota counties: Beadle, Davison, Hutchinson,
We’re so excited to be new members of the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce! If you have any questions about our service, please feel free to reach out to us. Our member directory page contains contact information, including our phone number: (844) 493-6249.Do you dream of starting your own business, with the freedom to follow your own path and without the obligations of permanent staff? If so, becoming a solopreneur can make your dream a reality, and you can achieve that goal in as little as three
Taking the initiative to start or purchase a business can be a stressful endeavor. Sisters Brennan Ewald and Mandi Gause have found the experience of running two small businesses fruitful and satisfying, thanks to their family involvement and the support of Yankton, South Dakota. “Our whole family is actively involved in the two businesses and that support is matched by a community that really understands that if you want local options, you have to support them,” said Ewald. Family Endeavor Ewald and