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”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.