May 29, 2020
WILLISTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
NEWS & UPDATES

Dear Williston Wire Readers

Williston Economic Development will team up with KEYZ Radio on Monday, June 1 from 1-3 p.m. at the Center for Development. The live remote will feature Howard Klug, Mark Schneider and Shawn Wenko. Tune into 660 Monday afternoon to learn about restarting the Williston economy!

Shawn, Ann, Barb and Brenda

WED, Downtowners, Chamber partner on New Livability Campaign
News Release - If there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 crisis, it may be that communities like ours are becoming more attractive to residents of larger cities considering safer places to live – and who are freer to control their own destinies via remote working. We have partnered with Livability Media this year to tell our story through the Livability Williston, North Dakota print and digital marketing program. The purpose is to showcase why our area is a great place to live and work and to leverage the national reach of Livability.com . Read More
Brainstorming Session for Williston Downtowners May 29
The Williston Downtowners Association will host a brainstorming session on Friday, May 29 at 8:30 a.m. in the seating space between North Grand Theater and Renaissance Station (across from the Downtown Plaza). Do you have an idea for an event to host Downtown? Are you interested in being on a Downtowners committee? Join us for a brainstorming session! If you are unable to make it in person, please email willistondowntowners@gmail.com or call Karissa at (701) 570-0525. 
Delta seeks to Suspend Airline Service to Williston
Williston Herald - Delta Airlines has announced intentions to suspend air travel to Williston, but city and airport officials hope to appeal the decision with support from the state. Airport Director Anthony Dudas spoke to the Williston Herald about the upcoming decision. Read More
1 Million Cups Meeting June 3 at Williston ARC
Williston Economic Development - the June 3 1 Million Cups meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 3 at the Williston Area Recreation Center. The meeting will run from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The featured speakers will be Sara Harmon from Wild Calf Coffee and Shawn Wenko from Williston Economic Development. The coffee will be provided by Wild Calf. We hope to see you there!
Renaissance on Main Businesses reopen
News Release - Renaissance On Main brings some very good news to downtown Williston. The newest addition to street-level retail is Hops & Berry Taproom, and it’s now back up and running and open to the public, under the state’s Smart Re-start guidelines. Read More
Lawmakers tour Long X Bridge Project
Williston Hera ld - Fifteen concrete arches have been put in their places at the Long X bridge, part of a wildlife underpass that will help protect sheep and other wildlife in the area that might otherwise be compelled during their migration season to brave a highway frequented by overweight trucks. Bill Panos, Director of the North Dakota Department of Transportation, told a group of lawmakers touring the site on Wednesday that the wildlife tunnel will cost about $3 million. The point of this expense is not solely to take care of wildlife, however. It is also safety for human beings. Read More
CHI St. Alexius Health requires Patrons to wear Masks
News Release - – CHI St. Alexius Health Williston hospital and clinics would like to remind individuals over the age of two entering their facilities to wear their own mask or face covering. This change was made on May 13, 2020. Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages the public to wear face coverings in places like clinics and hospitals, where it’s not always practical to maintain six feet of separation between individuals. 
Upcoming Williston Events
06/09 ------ Williston City Commission
The meeting will be held at 6 p.m.

06/13 ------ Opportunity Foundation Golf Tournament
The tournament will be held at the Eagle Ridge Golf Course. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. followed by play at 9 a.m.

06/23 ------ Williston City Commission
The meeting will be held at 6 p.m.

07/11 ------ Main Street Market
The market will be held from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Hedderich's lot. The even will feature vendors selling their homemade and/or homegrown goods and food. More Information

07/18 ------ Main Street Market
The market will be held from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Hedderich's lot. The even will feature vendors selling their homemade and/or homegrown goods and food. More Information

07/24 ------ CHI St. Alexius Health Williston Golf Tournament
The tournament will be played at the Links of North Dakota.

07/25 ------ Main Street Market
The market will be held from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Hedderich's lot. The even will feature vendors selling their homemade and/or homegrown goods and food. More Information

07/25 ------ Chamber of Commerce's Rockin' Ribfest
The competition will be held in Downtown Williston. Contact caitlyn@willistonchamber.com for more information

07/25 ------ Chamber of Commerce's Lemonade Day
Youth will set up lemonade stands across Williston.
Upcoming Energy Events
08/20-21 ------ Williston Basin Chapter API Golf Tournament
The tournament will focus on raising funds for emergency services.

09/01-03 ------ Williston Basin Petroleum Conference
The conference will feature speakers and a trade show in Bismarck. Click  here  for more information.

09/15 ------ API Monthly meeting
The meeting will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Grand Williston Hotel. More information

09/09-11 ------ DUG Eagle Ford
The conference and exhibition will be held in San Antonio, Texas. Registration
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