Stay connected to current events and discussions happening at all levels of government.
These updates used to be provided each month at the Government Affairs Committee meetings. To make the information more accessible we are excited to bring these to you in the monthly GAC Newsletter. Representatives from area schools and all areas of government can provide updates. Please contact Anna Hays with any questions.
Government Updates
This month's government updates include:
  • Senator Mike Rounds
  • Representative Dusty Johnson
  • Mayor Steve Allender
  • South Dakota Mines
  • Western Dakota Tech
  • Elevate Rapid City
Elevate at the South Dakota Statehouse
Elevate will resume its weekly updates of legislative session activity through the GAC Newsletter on January 19, the week after session opens.

Rapid City Crackerbarrels will be returning in 2021! Keeping COVID safety precautions top of mind, we invite you to participate with social distancing guidelines and with an option to live stream the event. 

We need Crackerbarrel volunteers!
Please reach out to Anna Hays at if you’re available to volunteer on the following dates:
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021, 9-11 a.m.
  • Saturday, February 20, 2021, 9-11 a.m.
  • Saturday, February 27, 2021, 9-11 a.m.
  • Saturday, March 6, 2021, 9-11 a.m.
Upcoming Events
Did you miss the December webinar? The replay is available here
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