• Yankton Day/Legislative Reception

    February 11, 2014


    This annual trip provides Chamber members and the public an opportunity to experience lobbying for priority issues at the Capitol in Pierre. Participants typically wear their “Yankton red” and meet with cabinet officials and the governor to discuss issues important to the community of Yankton.


    The trip is held in February each year. This event is sponsored by the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee.


    Yankton Day Itinerary
    10:30 a.m.  Department of Tourism
              Wanda Goodman (Media & Industry Relations Manager) and
              Stephanie Palmer (Tourism Liason)

    11:00 a.m.  Department of Transportation
              Joel Jundt (Director of Planning & Engineering) and
              Darin Berquist (Secretary of Transportation)

    11:30 a.m.  Office of Economic Development
              Nathan Lukkes (Deputy Commissioner)

    12:00 p.m.  Department of Agriculture
              Trudy Wastweet (Deputy Secretary of Ag)

    1:15 p.m.  Department of Education
              Dr. Melody Schopp (Secretary of Education)

    2:00 p.m.  Game, Fish, & Parks
              Doug Hofer (State Park Director)

    2:30 p.m.  Governor Daugaard
    3:15 p.m.  House
    3:45 p.m.  Senate

    (Meetings will be at the Matthew Training Center, 523 E. Capitol Ave. Pierre, SD – Ground floor of the Foss Building.)


    Yankton Legislative Reception ~ “Legends of Yankton”
    February 11
    7:30-9:30 p.m.

    Best Western Ramkota (lobby in front of banquet rooms), 920 W. Sioux Ave. Pierre, SD 
    Join us for an old fashioned root beer float and/or a night cap. Learn a little more about our past, our present, and our exciting future!


    Contact chamber@yanktonsd.com to participate, if you need car pooling, need a hotel room, or want to sponsor.









    Business Day in Pierre – February 20, 2014
    Visit www.sdchamber.biz/events.aspx?ViewEvent=579 for more information.




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    • (605) 665-3636
    • 803 E. 4th St.
    • Yankton, SD
    • 57078