Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

Sioux Falls Mayor Proclaims Small Business Saturday

Nov 27, 2019
Jackie Hendry

According to the Small Business Administration, 99% of businesses in South Dakota are small businesses. That includes everything from family farms to specialty boutiques.

In Sioux Falls, Mayor Paul TenHaken issued a formal proclamation recognizing tomorrow as Small Business Saturday.

The Saturday after Thanksgiving has been an occasion to support local and small businesses for about ten years. But after the press conference at Luca—an Italian leather goods store in downtown Sioux Falls--Mayor TenHaken practiced what he proclaimed.

Adria Botella

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Jason Ball is President and CEO of the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce. He has been appointed to the Chamber of Commerce Commitee of 100.

Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed nearly 20 local legislators to its annual legislative breakfast Thursday morning. The event gives legislators a chance to brief chamber members on their priorities for the legislative session. It also allows the chamber to pose individualized questions to state lawmakers representing the Sioux Falls area. 

Sioux Falls Development Foundation

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Sioux Falls says goodbye to one of its most well known business icons and civic leaders. Sylvia Henkin was the first female president of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. She was known for her work on television and for her founding of the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade. She was unconventional. Friends say she exemplified the spirit of the city and its flourishing. She died Monday at the age of 96.

Kealey Bultena / SDPB

Area leaders say technology is rapidly changing the way they do business. People from different industries met in Sioux Falls Thursday to discuss technology and South Dakota’s economy. The US Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce worked together for the free event.