Great meeting today with guest speaker, Jeff Biegler, Director Rapid City Parks and Recreation. They are busy with over 50 full time employees and 300 temporary workers. They have several project in the works:  upgrades at Dinosaur Park, Sioux Park tennis facility, new pickleball courts and bocce ball courts. They are responsible for upkeep and maintenance at 40 parks (1700 acres of land), 40 miles of sidewalks, 2 cemeteries and much more.  They are looking forward to 2024 and some additional projects using vision funds.
Congratulations to our member, Janet Kahler, who was selected as 2023 Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser by SD Association of Fundraising Professionals. Janet will be recognized September 25th.