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For the second year, the Mitchell Area
Chamber of Commerce and Convention Visitors Bureau is sponsoring the ruralX
Dine Around event, which involves dinner for approximately 150 event guests at
local restaurants following the first day of ruralX.
“We love sponsoring the Dine Around as
it gets people out and about in Mitchell at some of the really great dining
options we have here,” says Sonya Moller, Director of the Mitchell Chamber of
Commerce. “When we heard that Dakota Resources was bringing ruralX to Mitchell
last year, we knew we wanted to be involved. The Dine Around is the perfect fit
The Mitchell Chamber and Convention
Visitors Bureau works hard to bring
programs and events designed to benefit business owners, professionals,
employees and citizens in the area, and ruralX is an event the organization can
really get behind.
“RuralX is absolutely amazing. Last
year they knocked it out of the park … Read More »
Save the date for ruralX! If you are a person who cares about your rural community and you want to connect with people who also have a passion to help our rural places thrive, then you belong at ruralX.
Each year, ruralX organizers comb the country looking for dynamic keynote speakers to help motivate rural change makers attending the two-day event. Past speakers set the bar high, as evidenced by their continued impact on rural communities across South Dakota.
Towns like Miller, Wall, Wagner, Kimball, Tripp and Redfield have taken what they’ve learned from ruralX and moved forward with action.
A few rural leaders were so inspired by last year’s keynote speakers that they invited them back to give presentations in their own communities.
In fact, the idea for a Better Block project in Aberdeen was sparked by ruralX speaker Jason Roberts, who was asked to help launch the effort in the Aberdeen community last November. He spoke at a public event and will be returning on May 11th to officially kick off the project.
Jason Roberts was also asked to give a … Read More »
This June, Dakota Resources and Dakota Wesleyan University are partnering to host RuralX in Mitchell, South Dakota. The event is designed to bring rural champions together from across the region to boost rural economic and community development. While this is the third year RuralX will be held in South Dakota, it is the first year the event will be located at DWU.
“We are excited to bring RuralX to our campus and to partner with Dakota Resources,” says Fredel Thomas, Dean of Admissions and Marketing at DWU. “We are a rural university, with unique offerings like our Rural Nursing Initiative and our Rural Pastor Project. We have a passion for rural that is echoed in the mission and values of Dakota Resources. It feels like a natural collaboration.”
While initial plans for this year’s RuralX are underway, the team at Dakota Resources … Read More »