WILLISTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
NEWS & UPDATES
December 4, 2020
Dear Williston Wire Readers,

We wrapped up Season 3 of the Williston Works Podcast by releasing the fifth and final episode featuring the owner of Genesis Clothing in Williston. Click on the video below to hear how Lenny Johnson started and grew his business located at the Sand Creek Town Centre.
 
Shawn, Ann, Barb and Brenda
Williston Works Podcast features
Genesis Clothing

Williston Economic Development Executive Director Shawn Wenko talks with Williston entrepreneur Lenny Johnson about his clothing store. Genesis is located in the Sand Creek Town Centre in Williston. The store carries a variety of popular brands for men and women such as UGG, North Face, Under Armor, Miss Me, Oakley and much more!
Wenko gives Year-End Review on
KEYZ Radio Podcast

KEYZ Radio News Director Robin Travers interviews Shawn Wenko, Williston Economic Development executive director about the economic challenges and successes Williston experienced in 2020 and what the community can expect in 2021. KEYZ Radio Podcast
XWA hosts Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

'Tis the season! XWA is hosting a Christmas Tree Decorating Contest in the terminal for the various tenants at the airport. Come out and see them throughout the month of December and vote for your favorite one using the provided QR code! Each "like" on FB for the respective company's tree will count towards the vote as well.
Deja Brew 3 opens in Williston

Deja Brew has opened its third location in Williston. Check out their two new drive-up windows at 502 East Dakota Parkway.
Pops & Berry opens December 4
in Downtown Williston

Pops & Berry is celebrating its grand opening December 4 in Downtown Williston. Join the crew for some craft sodas and arcade games for kids and adults of all ages! Pops & Berry is located adjacent to Hops & Berry at 125 Main Street Suite B in the Renaissance On Main building.
Tiffany's Pet Hotel opens in Watford City

KXNet.com - A Watford City woman is welcoming your pets into her home. Tiffany’s Pet Hotel is a new pet boarding service for owners to drop off their furry and scaley friends whenever they need a vacation or just a day away. Read More
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New Small Engine Repair Shop opens in Alexander

KXNet.com - What started as a childhood dream is now a career for a man in Alexander who’s decided to open a repair shop. It specializes in small engine fixes for equipment like weed-eaters and four-wheelers. He says with years of schooling and watching his dad run his own mechanic shop, that’s what influenced him to finally get things started on his own. Read More
Williston Downtowners announce
 Holiday Stroll December 9-12

News Release - This year the Williston Downtowners Association is extending the Holiday Stroll from Wednesday - Saturday, December 9th - 12th. Here are some of the great activities planned: ice sculpture carvings, outdoor photo vignettes, Christmas tree decorating, raffle tickets for wine baskets and much more! Read More
EDND Summer Conference June 15-17
in Bottineau

Economic Development Association of North Dakota - Congratulations to Bottineau for being selected as the host community for the 2021 EDND Summer Conference June 15-17. Plans are underway, so watch for additional information in the near future. EDND Website
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