Rapid City Chamber of Commerce

Posts for July 2011

Rapid City Wins "Best of the Road" Contest

 – By Rapid City Chamber

Recently, Rapid City was selected as a finalist in the nationally sponsored Rand McNally and USA Today “Best of the Road” contest. Through a voting process, thorough review, and captivating photos, Rapid City qualified in the category for ‘Most Patriotic’ Best Small Town in the United States. Other categories included ‘Most Fun’, ‘Most Beautiful’, ‘Friendliest’, and ‘Best for Food’. Vying for ‘Most Patriotic’ title rights along with Rapid City were five other small towns: Williamsburg, VA; Clarksville, TN; Peachtree City, GA; Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; and Emporia, KS.

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Rapid City ranked among best places for business

 – By Rapid City Chamber

Rapid City was ranked 21st out of 184 on the Forbes list of the Best Small Places for Business and Careers, and local business people say they are not surprised.

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Study gives SD high marks for business climate

 – By Rapid City Chamber

PIERRE -- A recent study has ranked South Dakota as the fourth best state in the nation for its efforts to create favorable conditions for business growth and job creation.

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Community Events

February 16

Children's Theater Play "Tune Kaboom in The Cave of Doom"to be Performed in Lead

When:  2:00pm / Historic Homestake Opera House-313 W. Main Street, Lead

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February 16

Sweetheart Dinner & Dance

When:  5:30pm / South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

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February 17

High Plains Live! Presents: Lyle Berry Band

When:  2:00pm / High Plains Western Heritage Center

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February 21

Salary Negotiation Skills “Work Smart” Workshop for Women presented by the American Association of University Women (AAUW)

When:  8:30am / Black Hills State University - Rapid City

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