Tag Archives: South Dakota

What are the benefits of sponsorship?

Author: Kiara Poitra, Receptionist & Events Coordinator Many businesses overlook sponsorship as a way to market to an audience. Sponsoring an event is a great way for local small businesses to introduce themselves to their community. Not only does it build brand awareness, but it shows potential customers that that particular business is doing their […]

Let it go!

Author: Veronica Grosek Merry Christmas, Sturgis! I hope you all had a relaxing Christmas and Christmas Eve. Mine involved a LOT of holiday chocolates, a race to finish all of my homemade gifts on time, a house full of family and friends, Christmas Day Chinese cuisine, and the obligatory late-night viewing of A Charlie Brown […]

Kiara’s Take: Volunteering vs. Donating Money

Author: Kiara Poitra, Receptionist & Events Coordinator When it comes to volunteering versus donating money, it all comes down to whether you have time or money. Contributing and taking initiative within a good organization is no different. Anyone with a considerate heart will eventually ask themselves whether it is better to give to charity or volunteer […]

Calling All Bloggers

Author: Veronica Grosek Happy week-before-Christmas! Our final big event of 2019 is currently in progress, and we are looking forward to a couple quieter months of business mixers, event planning, administrative tasks, and new ideas! One item on my mind has been opening up our Chamber blog to Members for contributions. Who better to write […]

Conversation Starters (for the Holidays!)

Author: Kiara Poitra, Receptionist & Events Coordinator We all have experienced that awkward moment where we run out of things to talk about, whether it was at a holiday dinner or just talking to someone we don’t know very well. Well, here are some ways to make these conversations less painful! One handy tip to […]