Calendar

Dec
6
Tue
Fort Pierre Congregational Church Soup Kitchen for the Season
Dec 6 2016 @ 5:30 pm – Feb 28 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Dec
30
Fri
Pollock Nutrition Site serving in New Location @ Oahe Sunset Steakhouse
Dec 30 2016 – Jan 31 2017 all-day

The Pollock Nutrition Site will continue to serve meals starting with the new year, but they will be in a differenct location.

Starting Tues, Jan 3rd, the meals will be served at the Oahe Sunset Steakhouse.

**Meal delivery for those unable to travel will still be provided

Jan
1
Sun
Faulk Co. Drivers Licence renewl
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day

NOTICE!

Due to limited staffing:

Beginning Jan. 1. 2017 the

Faulk County Treasurer’s Office will only renew DRIVERS LICENSES on the

2nd and 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Jan
3
Tue
South Dakota Sobriety Checkpoints
Jan 3 – Jan 31 all-day

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol plans to ring in the first month of 2017 with another group of sobriety checkpoints. The Patrol will hold 17 checkpoints in 16 different counties during January. Checkpoints are done to discourage drinking and then driving, buzzed driving is drunk driving.

January checkpoints are planned for the following counties: Butte, Charles Mix, Coddington, Custer, Davison, Day, Hughes, Kingsbury, Lincoln, Minnehaha, Roberts Sanborn, Tripp, Union, Walworth and Yankton.

Jan
5
Thu
Volunteers Needed at Food Bank
Jan 5 @ 5:30 pm – Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm

Volunteers Needed at Food Bank

The first Tuesday of every month from 5:30-7:30 we pack senior boxes. These are food commodities distributed to our low income seniors throughout central SD. We are in need of 20-30 volunteers for this project.

website: feedingsouthdakota.org

 

Jan
9
Mon
MMA Thrift Store New Hours @ MMA thrift Store
Jan 9 – Jan 30 all-day

New Hours at the Mobridge MMA Thrift Store

Monday thru Friday 10am to 5:30pm

Saturday 10am to 4pm

Stanley County School Updates for January
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm

January 9th: Senior Financial Aid Scholarship Night, 6:30pm in Assessment Center room 116 *Postponed to February 6th*

January 13th: ACT registration deadline for test February 11th

January 31st: Deadline for Student Council Project, the council is collecting items for Missouri Shores Domestic Violence Center. Items needed are; pajamas for all ages, undergarments, diapers/wipes, personal care items- shampoo/conditioner, toilet paper, brushes/combs, body wash, lotion and towels. *Donations can be brought to the middle/high school office, or may be picked up by calling 223-7743 and leaving a message with Mrs. Duffy.

Jan
11
Wed
Feeding South Dakota Empty Bowls Event
Jan 11 – Feb 11 all-day

Feeding South Dakota Empty Bowls Event

Until the first week of February kids can go to Pottery 2 Paint and paint bowls for the event. The only cost to paint the bowl is $7 and you do not get to keep the bowls, they will be donated to the people that sponsor and attend the Empty Bowl Fundraiser.

Take a “selfie” of their work and post it to their Facebook Page!

Please contact Amy Mesman if you have questions at 280-9740

Jan
14
Sat
Central SD Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Central SD Survivors of Suicide Support Group

The 14th of every month from 6:30 – 8pm there will be a Central SD Survivors of Suicide Support group meeting. Keep updated via the Facebook group and for more information contact Julie Moore at julie.moore@avera.org

Jan
17
Tue
2017 Great Futures Mega Raffle
Jan 17 @ 12:00 am

2017 Great Futures Mega Raffle

Early Bird Drawings $100 per Ticket with 12 Chances to win Big

Prizes Drawn Monthly live on Air on KGFX

Purchase Tickets at:

Beck Motors, Cenex Corner Station, Prairie Pages Booksellers and the Boys and Girls Club

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Volunteer Van Drivers Needed
Jan 17 @ 10:33 pm

Transportation is often an issue for Veterans who seek to receive services from VA hospitals. Through the Volunteer Transportation program we try to eliminate those barriers. The program is supported by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), all volunteers must be screened and pass certain requirements:

  • Complete an application and supporting documentation
  • Receieve a driver’s physical and TB test from VA Employee Health (No Charge)
  • Get fingerprinted at VA for background check (No Charge)
  • Present a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance coverage

These are volunteer (non-paid) positions that often require a full day commitment from the volunteer on the days they are assigned to drive the van.

If you have questions contack Charles Walker at 280-1936 or Cheryl Rieniets at 347-7206

Jan
18
Wed
Seasoned Citizen Linedance Class
Jan 18 @ 9:00 am – Mar 29 @ 10:00 am

Seasoned Citizen Linedance Classes from January 18th to March 29th, 9-10am at the YMCA Multipurpose Room

Meet for 11 classes of linedancing Wednesdays from January 18th through March 29th, 9-10am, Step by Step instruction, costs $30 for the 11 classes

Call Mindy 773-7445 for more info

Seasoned Citizen Tai Chi Class
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – Mar 29 @ 10:45 am

Seasoned Citizen Tai Chi Classes on Mondays and Wednesdays, January 18th through March 29th, 10:00-10:45am in YMCA Multipurpose room, cost is $45 for 20 classes

A safe and easy to learn program proven to relieve pain and improve health and balance

Call Mindy at 773-7445 for more info.

Jan
20
Fri
Governor’s Prayer Breakfast
Jan 20 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am

The Governor’s Prayer Breakfast is January 20th at 6:30 in the morning at the Ramkota in Pierre.

The tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce building.

Dick Foth from Windsor, Co. will be the speaker, his passion is speaking about reconciliation and relationship building.

Dueling Pianos Concert
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Dueling Pianos Concert January 20th from 7:30 to 10:30 pm at Drifters in Fort Pierre.

Ticket Prices: $25 for a single, $180 for a reserved table, 250 tickets are available

Tickets can be purchased at All Around Graphix, Over Head Door, BankWest – Main branch, Capital City Florist and Drifters

Contact Derk Campbell at 222-9927 or Tina Van Camp at 280-7523 for ticket information.

Benefit for the Post 8 Baseball program in our community

Jan
21
Sat
Relay for Life Chili Cook-off
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Hughes/Stanley County Relay for Life team as they host their annualo Chili Cook-off and event kick-off on January 21st at Northridge Plaza from 11am-2pm at Center Court

15th Annual Kid’s Fishing Tourney Swancreek, Akaska
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

15th Annual Kid’s Fishing Tourney Swancreek, Akaska January 21st for ages 3 to 15

Starting at noon until 4pm with a banquet to follow at the Akaska Community Center, there will be a presentation of awards and prizes afterward

Sign up at Tony’s Bait & Tackle or call 850-9872 or 850-8876

Performing Arts Expo presented by Pierre Music Store
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come and experience the rising talent of this generation at the Performing Arts Expo presented by Pierre Music Store in the Northridge Plaza on Janary 21st starting at 1pm. This event is a Scholarship Fudraiser, your gift will help support an inspiring musician.

1st time apperance by Audry Maunu, vocal artist. Along with Page and Mary, alternative music; Allison Hill, violin artist and also featuring Simon Hill, Spanish Guitar.

Women’s March
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Pierre Residents interested in spreading a message of solidarity with women in South Dakota and around the world will be joining the Women’s March on Washington in a local “sister march” near the capitol building steps on January 21st at 2pm, marchers will march along Capitol Ave.

The mission is to bring people together and to express their voice regarding the current political climate.

Roscoe Firemen’s Ball @ Roscoe Fire Hall
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm

Roscoe Firemen’s Ball

Saturday, Jan 21st at the Roscoe Fire Hall

  • Todd & cassie Holtz Karaoke starts at 8:15pm
  • Ultimate Raffle wheel spinning begins at 8pm
  • Prime Rib Supper 5:30-10pm

Prime Rib Supper $20.00

Dance Only $10.00

Prime Rib Supper & Dance $25.00

ULTIMATE RAFFLE—–Limited Tickets   $100/ticket  ONLY 700 Tickets Sold

For Tickets or more Information call:

  • Dennis 605-216-3575
  • Darin 605-380-7832

25 Guns

NEW Honda Pink Metropolitan Scooter

$1000 Cash

10 Yeti Coolers

Segway miniPRo

Trip to Las Vegas

Polaris Ranger XP 900 LE

John Deere Gas Pressure Washer (donated by ECI)

10 Traeger Grills

Phantom 4 Drone

Legislative Cracker Barrel
Jan 21 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Legislative Cracker Barrel is January 21st from 9-10pm in the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce Community Room

District 24 Legislators will give an update of the 2017 Legislative Session and answer your questions about the current issues. No charge to attend, for more information call Laura at 227-7361.

Jan
22
Sun
Mobridge-Pollock School Play @ Mobridge-Pollock Middle School Theater
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm

Mobridge-Pollock High School will present the “Imperfect Proposal,” a play by Lisa Parry

Sunday, January 22nd at 7pm at the Mobridge-Pollock Middle School Theater

Admission is free and open to the public

Jan
25
Wed
Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinic Annual Membership Meeting @ Mobridge Regional Hospital
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm

Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics Annual Membership Meeting

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Mobridge Regional Hospital 7:00pm Business Meeting

Agenda Includes:

Finnancial, Auxiliary, Foundation, Medical Staff Reports and Administrative Comments

Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics Annual Membership Meeting @ Mobridge Regional Hospital
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm

Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics

Annual Membership Meeting  Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital

7:00 pm Business Meeting

Jan
27
Fri
Early Childhood Screenings
Jan 27 – Jan 28 all-day

Early Childhood Screenings scheduled January 27th as part of Pierre School District/Oahe Child Development Center, for children ages Birth to 5

The screenings are held at the Jefferson School (900 N. Poplar). The following areas will be screened: gross motor development, fine motor development, cognitive development, speech and language, hearing, vision and general health.

Please call Kathy 773-7300 to schedule a screening appointment for your child.

Feb
1
Wed
Stanley American Legion Post 20 Monthly Meeting
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Stanley American Legion Post 20 will meet the first Wednesday of every month at the Moose Lodge in Fort Pierre. There will be a potluck dinner at 6pm and a membership meeting starting at 7pm. All Veterans are invited to attend and enjoy a meal on Post 20.

Feb
10
Fri
7th Annual Troy Anderson Memorial Coyote Hunt
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all-day

7th Annual Troy Anderson Memorial Coyote Hunt 

$150 Entry fee for 2-man team, to enter email aderson3171@gmail.com

February 10th at 7pm CST – Rules meeting at Schomer Building (Ft. Pierre Fair Grounds) One team member must be present!

February 11th the Hunt starts at Sunrise to Sunset, weigh-ins at 7pm CST sharp

$5000 added prize money for the heaviest, lightest, most weight accumulated, most mangy, and calcutta buy-in option. $100 for best “junk” (skunk, badger, etc…no rabbits!)

Free Supper and Door Prizes following the hunt! Fur buyer will be present at weigh in

 

Small Business is Everybody’s Business Conference Coming to Pierre
Feb 10 @ 1:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Small Business is Everybody’s Business Conference Coming to Pierre February 10th 1:15-4:30pm CST at the SDSU Extension Regional Center (412 W. Missouri Ave)

Registration (prior to Feb 1)- $20/person, Late Registration (after Feb 1)- $30/person  Register at igrow.org/community-development and click on “events” *Space is limited*

This conference will provide discussion of how to provide support and encouragement for young entrepreneurs. Students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Brent Comstock, entrepreneur, student and innovator will be the keynote speaker.

Questions? Contact Kari O’Neill at 685-6972 or kari.oneill@sdstate.edu; or call Peggy Schlechter at 394-1722 or peggy.schlechter@sdstate.edu

Feb
16
Thu
Feeding South Dakota Empty Bowls Fundraiser Event
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Feeding South Dakota Empty Bowls Fundraiser Event starting at 5:30, February 16th at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church

Tickets Available: online at www.feedingsouthdakota.org , Feeding South Dakota (20562 Grace Ave.) or Pottery2Paint (20 West Sioux Ave.)   Tickets cost: $10 adults $5 Children and children under 5 are free

The Empty Bowls event benefits the Mobile Food Pantry of Feeding South Dakota while raising awareness about the issue of hunger in our state and local community.

For information about the event visit feedingsouthdakota.org or contact Russ Hofeldt at 280-3347, russ@feedingsouthdakota.org ….or contact Debbie Renner at 348-2689 ext. 203, debbie@feedingsouthdakota.org

Feb
17
Fri
Senator Rounds Accepting Summer 2017 Internship Applications
Feb 17 all-day

Senator Rounds Accepting Summer 2017 Internship Applications, the deadline to apply for internships in his Washington D.C, Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls offices is February 17th. College Credit is available.

Interested college students should complete the online internship application and submit a resume no later than February 17th. Resumes should be submitted to intern coordinator Erin Budmayr at erin_budmayr@rounds.senate.gov.

Information about the internship program, along with the application can be found online at www.rounds.senate.gov/internships.

Questions? Call Erin Budmayr at 224-1450

Dakota Senior Meals Spaghetti Supper
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dakota Senior Meals is having a spaghetti supper Friday, February 17th from 5 to 7pm
at the Senior Center in Chamberlain.  Free Will donation
everyone is invited