The Summit Activities Center will be offering American Red Cross Adult Swimming Lessons. The class will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:30-6:30pm and will run from Tuesday, September 27, through Thursday, October 20, 2022. Registration is open and available during normal business hours. Online registration is available through the City of Yankton website at www.cityofyankton.org. For further information, please call 668-5234 or visit the Summit Activities Center at 1801 Summit Street,
Join us at the Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut Street, on Thursday, August 18 at 2 pm for the class, Seed Saving.Master Gardeners will discuss how to save seeds. Learn what seeds can be saved and the dry and wet methods of seed saving. Participants will be able to join the presentations in person at Yankton Community Library’s meeting room or virtually at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/667001277. Classes are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the library at 605-668-5275
United Way of Greater Yankton’s The Clothing Closet program offers community members who are struggling to make ends meet the opportunity to receive free, quality clothing in a dignified, and welcoming space. To help prepare youth for a successful school year, and to provide adequate and appropriate clothing, The Clothing Closet will host a Back 2 School Days shopping event on August 15th and 16th. Youth from Kindergarten to High School will have the opportunity to shop for clothing by appointment
Moving to a new home is always challenging. Moving to a home in a different state has all the challenges of a local move, plus a few unique ones. These tips can make your out-of-state move to Yankton easier. 1. Tips for Finding a JobSearching for a job out of state isn't easy. Fortunately, while there are still logistical challenges, online job resources make the process of identifying jobs to apply for much easier than it used to be. In addition to national job boards, such as Monster or Indeed, visit
The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the 2022 Fall Coed Softball League. The League will run on Sundays, starting September 18, through October 30, 2022. Deadline for team registrations, rosters, and fees are due by Friday, August 26, 2022. 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 or stop by
Foodies, unite! Local grillmaster Steve Huff will share tips, tricks and hints for making the most out of grilling season during a Grilling Tips adult event at Yankton Community Library on Friday, July 29 at 6 p.m. Samples will be available to try! The program is free, but registration is required. Participants will be able to join the presentation virtually at https://meet.goto.com/977657957. For questions, please call the library at 605-668-5275 or email us at email@example.com.
On Monday, July 25th at 6:00 PM, David Fisher, also known as the Rope Warrior, will be at the library. He will be putting on a show with his incredible jump rope abilities, and will also be sharing valuable life lessons. Fisher is the current Guinness World Record holder for most “Rump Jumps” in one minute and also has been featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not. This event will be exciting for the whole family! This event is free and no registration is required. Thank you to the Friends of the Library
Connecting Cultures - Yankton is pleased to introduce Erica Aguilar as the organization's new Outreach Coordinator. Erica is leading a new community assessment project which is funded by a Lutheran Social Services grant administered through South Dakota Voices for Peace. Erica lives with her family in Yankton and has experience managing a daycare, planning events, and providing translation support. This timely project is possible thanks to a partnership with Yankton Thrive. Over the next few months, Erica
The Mead Cultural Education Center will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2022 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, 2022, and end on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022. Find the list of participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Blue Star Museums is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star
APRIL 18, 2022, YANKTON, SD — Mount Marty University (MMU) is proud to announce the 2022 Fine Arts Hall of Fame inductee class. These inductees were chosen by the Fine Arts Hall of Fame Committee based on their passion, dedication and service to the arts at MMU and the surrounding community. The following individuals will be inducted into the MMU Fine Arts Hall of Fame on Oct. 30, 2022: • Sister Madonna Schmitt, OSB (H'45 C'59), Yankton • Jim and Marilyn Nyberg, patrons of the arts, Yankton • Virgil
Yankton Thrive has introduced a new high tech Gift Card program thanks to financial sponsorship from Kopetsky’s Ace Hardware and Ace Bike & Fitness. The Yankton Thrive Bucks Gift Card can be used in multiple businesses in Yankton, including retail stores, restaurants, bars and services. The new Yankton Thrive Bucks Gift Card replaces the old Chamber Bucks paper gift certificate. Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce and Yankton Area Progressive Growth merged in July 2021 to create Yankton Thrive. In 2020,
Yankton Area Arts invites area photographers to participate in the annual photo competition known as the Mighty Mo Photo Show. The Annual Photo Exhibit is an area photographic competition, now in its 18th year, designed to encourage and recognize the talents of area photographers. The exhibit is open to photographers of all experience and age levels. Three monetary prizes will be awarded: Best of Show, Honorable Mention, and People’s Choice. The theme of this year’s exhibition is “Reflections in Black and
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.
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