Rapid City Chamber of Commerce

Posts for 2011

Rapid City 13th most secure in U.S.

 – By Rapid City Chamber

According to the Farmers Insurance 8th annual Secure Cities Study, Rapid City is the most secure place to live in the U.S. among small towns.

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South Dakota ranks fifth in volunteerism

 – By Rapid City Chamber

Cathie Block is one of the many reasons that South Dakota ranks fifth in the nation for its high volunteer rate.

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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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Rapid City Ranked #3 on the "Top 200 Towns for Sportsmen"

 – By Rapid City Chamber

Outdoor Life magazine released its fourth annual list of the "Top 200 Towns for Sportsmen," an exhaustive list of cities and towns that, in addition to having excellent and abundant hunting and fishing opportunities nearby, are also great places to raise a family and provide a high quality of life.

Rapid City ranked #3 overall following Bend, OR and Pinedale, WY. To read more, visit the Outdoor Life magazine.

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Rapid City Chamber awarded 5-STAR Accreditation

 – By Rapid City Chamber

On Wednesday, March 2, the United States Chamber of Commerce awarded the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. The Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce is one of only 67 chambers in the nation who have earned the 5-Star status putting the chamber among the top 1% of chambers nationwide.

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Chamber 2011 Community Profile & Business Directory Wins a Gold ADDY

 – By Rapid City Chamber

The Chamber’s 2011 Community Profile and Business Directory received a Gold ADDY® Award in the Collateral Material, Magazine Design category. The Chamber worked with TDG Communications on this publication. Design credits went to: Sarah Carlson, Associate Creative Director; Jim Griffith, Project Manager; Monte Amende, Creative Director

For more information on the Black Hills Hills Addy Awards, CLICK HERE.

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