Protect Your Business From Cyber Threats
Unfortunately, there no single solution prevents hackers. It’s more like a good sports team with strategy, coaching and well-trained players. 

Attend our third BS Session of 2018 to hear from SDN Communications, the business broadband provider and cybersecurity leader. Expert Chris Aeilts will share how to coach, equip and train your team’s cyber defenses.

Attendance is free but registration is required. Coffee and water will be served.
Referrals can make or break your business’ bottom line. But you’ve got an edge. 

Every day the chamber receives phone and website inquiries from people in need of a product or service. You know who gets those referrals? Yankton Chamber member businesses, like yours.

Being a member of the Yankton Chamber helps you connect with potential customers and clients at a critical time – when they are ready to make a purchase.  

Your membership ensures that you’ll benefit from members-only referrals. And your free website listing in our online business directory offers you 24/7 visibility to an online audience. The chamber’s online membership directory is one of the most visited pages of our website, but it can’t work for you if your information isn’t correct. 

Head to now to make sure your listing is up to date and accurate. Log into your account from our homepage or contact us if you need to make a change. (605) 665-3636. It’s your membership, own it!
Yankton Sales Tax Revenue Stays Up
The month of May was another great month for city sales tax revenue. The city took in $810,439, which is a 3.09% increase from May of last year. Overall, the city is up 4.22% over the same period of time in 2017. The city is now heading into its traditionally strongest season for sales tax revenue. Read Full Article Here
Lewis and Clark Lake Stakeholder Meeting
Missouri Sedimentation Action Coalition invites public to Lewis & Clark Lake Stakeholder Workshop to be facilitated by BYU sedimentation researcher.
The primary goal of this workshop is to identify stakeholders to partner in submitting a letter of request to the US Army Corps of Engineers to develop a sediment management plan for Lewis and Clark Lake. 
Learn more about Section 1179(a) of WRDA 2016, which directs the US Army Corps of Engineers to carry out a pilot program for the development and implementation of sediment management plans for reservoirs under the jurisdiction of the Secretary in the Upper Missouri River Basin, including the Missouri River watershed above Sioux City, IA.

Friday, July 20, 2018 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center (800 Archery Lane, Yankton)
RSVP by July 13 to or 605.661.1594
Pathways Hosts 2nd Annual Cardboard City

Yankton's Pathways Shelter for the Homeless is gearing up to host their second annual Cardboard City event, a 12 hour homelessness simulation to bring awareness to what it's like to not have a bed to sleep on and a safe roof over your head.

Yankton Federal Prison Camp Celebrates 30th Anniversary

FPC Yankton celebrated their 30th anniversary on June 14th with a ceremony, guests of honor, and a tour of the institution, to include the newly constructed FPC Yankton's Fallen Officers Memorial, located on the West side of Ward Hall.

Wintz and Ray Funeral Home Celebrates 70 Years of Service

Congratulations to Steve, Paul, Jim, and Jerry Wintz on 70 years in the funeral service business.
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Devin Anderson Receives Award

Devin Anderson was recognized with Edward Jones' A.F. McKenzie Award for his exceptional achievement in building client relationships.
New Member Ribbon Cutting:
Quality Health Clinic, PLLC

Wednesday, July 18
10:00 - 10:30 am
2001 Broadway Avenue
New Member Ribbon Cutting:
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

Thursday, July 19
3:00 - 3:30 pm
1101 Broadway Ave., Ste. 101B
New Member Ribbon Cutting:
The Jacobson Agency

Tuesday, July 24
3:00 - 3:30 pm
2216 Broadway Avenue
New Member Ribbon Cutting:
Wound Care & Hyperbaric Treatment Center 

Thursday, July 26
4:00 - 4:30 pm
Avera Sacred Heart Professional Office Pavilion
Re-opening Ribbon Cutting:
Crane Youngworth Field

Friday, August 24
5:00 - 5:30 pm
Public Tours from 4:00 - 5:00 pm, Tailgate at 5:00 pm, Dedication Ceremony at half-time
LINC Birthday Party
Tuesday, July 24
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Dam Fish Shack
No Registration Required

Rock N' Rumble
Friday, July 27 - Saturday July 28
Meridian District

Meet in the Street Trunk Sale
Saturday, July 28
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Meridian District
Champions Take Flight : Southeast CASA Patio Party
Monday, July 30
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Rock Bottom Beers and Burgers

Thanks to the SD Department of Tourism, Yankton will be hosting a travel influencer on July 6-7.

Stephanie Pollock  is a blogger who currently has nearly 56k  Instagram  followers. She will be staying with her family in Yankton and visiting local attractions and businesses. If you happen to bump into Stephanie and her family, please give them a warm Yankton welcome and thank them for visiting us!
Question :  “Do I need a business plan?"
Answer : Your business plan is the foundation for your business. It is a roadmap for how to structure, run, and grow your business. You will use it to convince people that working with you - or investing in your company - is a smart choice. It also makes you review your insutry, competition, and customers to see if your product or service is relevant and needed. For more information about writing a business plan, visit this link:  Read More Here
Profitability: Goal Setting and Goal Realization

Ruth King interviews Business Strategist, Michelle Dawson, who shows how to set reasonable goals for your small business to achieve your dreams.
Click on the video above, and log in to view the video. If you need help remembering your login credentials, give the Chamber a call! Also, if you are not receiving the weekly helpful hints, please call the Chamber at 665-3636 so we can add your name to the "Opt-in" list .
The Yankton School District School Board regular meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 5:30 pm in the YSD Administration Building unless otherwise arranged.

The Yankton City Commission meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of every month at 7 pm in the RTEC City of Yankton Community Room, 1200 W. 21st Street.

The Yankton County Commissioners meet the first and third Tuesday of the every month at 4 pm in the Commission's Meeting Room of Government Center.
2018 Chamber Board
President -  Becky Souchek;  Vice President -  Barb Rezac; Secretary/Treasurer - James Grotenhuis;
Past President - Bridget Benson; Board Members -  Chuck Aman - Ashli Danilko - Kami Guthmiller
Lacey Johnson - Brett Kennedy - Jason Larsen - Cynthia Miller - Stephanie Moser - Todd Woods