July 10, 2017
Tuesday night is FUN night!

The Chamber Ambassadors After Hours Summer Bash is Tuesday night, July 11 from 5 pm to 7 pm at the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center, 800 Archery Lane. All Chamber members are invited to join the fun ... visit our sponsor booths, receive a card, win Chamber Dollars, throw yourself at the Human Velcro Wall, try your luck at "Bow Birds," enjoy hot dogs, chips, ice cream, cash bar and more.  Our sponsors for this event are:  Broadway Chrysler, EASW, NFAA, Ace Bike & Fitness, Soil Works, Rounding 3rd, and Lakeside Fun Rentals.  Click here for the flyer, print it off and hang it in your break room. Encourage all your employees to come out for some summer fun!
Golf Day August 25, 2017

The Yankton Chamber of Commerce Ambassador committee is hard at work getting ready for the Annual Golf Day.  This year's event will be at the Fox Run Golf Course Friday, August 25 with a shotgun start at 1 pm. Dinner will follow golfing at the Elks Lodge. Dress to race through this event with the Fireball Run theme.  Mark your calendars and watch for upcoming details.
Needed: Women in business to fill out profiles

National Women in Business week is October 16-20. The Chamber of Commerce and the Sandbox are partnering to bring Nancy Lyons, owner and CEO of Clockwork, author, entrepreneur and speaker to Yankton.  The event will be held on October 20, 9 a.m at Hillcrest Country and Golf Course.  The Chamber is collecting profiles from women owned businesses to help promote during the week.   Click here for profile
Jake Hoffner and Chris Hilson will be taking the journey of a lifetime in season 11 of The Fireball Run set to kick off in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on September 22 and wrap up in Rapid City, South Dakota on October 1.  

Now that the teams have been decided, the game is on! Help Chris and Jake get a leg up on their competition by visiting their page on the Fireball Run website and voting for these hometown boys! 

Click here to vote  and be sure to watch their promo video featured below! 

 Upcoming Events

July 6 - Aug. 4 ... Leadership Yankton

July 11, 2017 ... Chamber Ambassador's After Hours Summer Bash

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. ~ NFAA - 800 Archery Lane

July 12, 2017 ... Integrity Insurance Group, LLC Ribbon Cutting

3 p.m. ~ 1701 Broadway Ave. 

July 21, 2017 ... Exclusive Tan & Beauty New Owner/New Name Ribbon Cutting

2 p.m. ~ 2007 Broadway Ave.

July 21 & 22, 2017 ... Rock 'N' Rumble

Click here for flyer of event

August 4, 2017 ... Ice Cream Social Sponsored by the Yankton Chamber Agri-Businesss Committee

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ~ 4-H Ice Arena

August 9, 2017 ... New Teacher Luncheon

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ~ JoDean's Steakhouse & Lounge

August 15,  2017 ... YSD Teacher Coffee

8 a.m. ~ Yankton High School Commons

August 16, 2017 ... Sacred Heart School Teacher Coffee


Aug. 18-20, 2017 ... Riverboat Days

August 22, 2017 ... Mt. Marty Teacher Coffee

8 a.m. ~ Mt. Marty College

August 25, 2017 ... Chamber Golf Day

Shotgun start 1 p.m. ~ Fox Run Golf Course

Business Education Video Library Feature Video of the Week
Ugly Truth About Small Business - The Value of A Business - Ruth King interviews author, speaker and former business broker, David Barnett, who discusses how to avoid many of thwhen buying a small business.      

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Commemoritive Fireball Run 
T-shirts available for purchase! 

These shirts will be available at the  Yankton Chamber and Visitors Center as well as the Convention and Visitors Center booth during  Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights, located just steps off of the Meridian Plaza.

ONLY $20! 

All proceeds will go to the Convention and Visitors Bureau to help offset the expenses incured duing production 
of this series. 

Convention and Visitors Bureau Calendar of Events
Follow the link below for the complete list of Yankton area activities and events

Click here
Don't Go Home Thursdays!

The Yankton Meridian District has announced extended summer retail hours at participating retailers. Every Thursday throughout the summer there will be a farmer's market, food trucks, live music and more! Music at the Meridian are Thursday nights starting at 6 pm and Bragging Rights will be July 27, and August 31. See what's going on in the Meridian District each week. Click here to visit The Meridian District's Facebook page or email Mollie Grey at downtownyankton@gmail.com.
2017 Chamber Board
President - Bridget Benson; Vice President - Becky Souchek; Secretary/Treasurer - Kristi Palecek
Board Members - Chuck Aman - Ashli Danilko - James Grotenhuis - Kevin Hunhoff - Brett Kennedy - Tammy Matuska - Cynthia Miller - Stephanie Moser - Kristi Palecek
Barb Rezac - Mindy Schweitzer - Todd Woods