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Business Webinar on Unemployment Insurance
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) and South Dakota Retailers Association (SDRA) are providing a free webinar on Friday, March 27 at 10 a.m.
DLR Secretary Marcia Hultman will be providing information on unemployment insurance as it relates to COVID-19 layoffs and closures.
Employers have a lot of the same furlough questions on technical issues, paperwork and legalities. We want to provide as much guidance as we can on the process and other services we can provide, such as rapid response. Register online at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/911428474991959819.
To view reemployment assistance eligibility scenarios and tips for businesses, visit https://dlr.sd.gov/covid_19_resources.aspx. Specific questions can be emailed to DLRRADivision@state.sd.us to receive a direct and timely response.
This webinar will be recorded; all registrants will receive a link to the recording even if you are not able to participate in the live webinar.
Schmeckfest 2020 has been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Tentative dates have been discussed and will be announced in the future.
Further details, including transferring Schmeckfest musical and meal tickets to a rescheduled date in 2020, will be available on FreemanAcademy.org, Schmeckfest.com and official Facebook pages for Freeman Academy and Schmeckfest, as more information becomes available.
Yankton Chamber Social & Awards Night
The Yankton annual chamber social & awards night, slated for Friday, March 26, has been postponed. A new date will be announced once the recommendation to limit social gatherings has been lifted.
VCDC Annual Banquet
The Vermillion Chamber & Development Company is postponing the annual Banquet, originally set for Thursday April 2nd. A new date will be announced shortly.
Habitat Annual Rummage Sale
The Habitat for Humanity of Clay & Yankton Counties annual rummage sale, originally scheduled for April 3 & 4th has been postponed.
Tired of being cooped up at home? Looking for something fun to do with your family but yet abidie byt the social distancing restrictions? Join the Coleridge Community Club for a Road Rally on Sunday, April 5th at 1pm at the Coleridge City Park. For more information, contaact Patti Cook, Jacie Burbach, or Katie Hahne.
Spring Flip Pancake Feed & Kids Carnival
The Ability Building Services’ Spring Flip Pancake Feed & Kids Carnival, slated for Monday, April 6th has been canceled.
Sanford Vermillion Easter Egg Hunt
The Annual Easter Egg Hunt with the Sanford Vermillion Care Center, scheduled for Tuesday, April 7th, has been cancelled.
Wynot Blood Drive
Roll up your sleeves for a great cause. Wynot will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, April 15th from 7:40 to 1pm at the Wynot Public School gym. All donors need to schedule an appoitment at www.donor.lifeservebloodcenter.org. No walk-ins please. Find more information online at www.wynotpublicschools.org.
River Rat Marathon
The Yankton River Rat Marathon, originally scheduled for April 25th, has been cancelled for the year. The registration page is closed and refunds are being processed. Your refund could take up to four weeks to appear. All entrants will receive emails as updated information becomes available.
Sound of Music Audition
The Vermillion Community Theatre will be accepting online auditions for the summer production of The Sound of Music. Online submissions will be accepted from April 29th through May 12th. Find information about how the process will work at www.vermillioncommunitytheatre.org.
Cedar Catholic Gala
The Cedar County Catholic Schools Gala event that was set for Saturday, March 21st has been postponed to Saturday May 16th. Times and events will stay the same.
The Peterson Farm Brothers
Welcome the Peterson Farm Brothers to Cedar County! The Cedar County Ag Society with the Hartington-Newcastle and Laurel-Concord-Coleridge FFA Chapters will be hosting the event at Hartington-Newcastle Public School with a meal prior and a pre-show featuring Drs. Ben & Erin Shroeder, Nat Geo Wild’s “Heartland Docs, DVM” stars on Sunday, April 26th! The Peterson Farm Brothers will take the stage at 7 pm! To see some of their famous Youtube music parody videos.
This event is to help raise money for the rebuilding of the new livestock facility that is being built at the Cedar County Fairgrounds this year. The fairgrounds was hit with a devastating flood in March 2019.
Tickets are on sale now. Cost is $15 for adults(13+) and $10 for Children (6-12), 5 & under are free! Purchase tickets online at www.etix.com.
Community Shred Day
Yankton’s First Dakota National Bank is offering members of the community an opportunity to safely shred their sensitive documents free of charge on Wednesday, May 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at 1800 Summit St (across from YHS) in Yankton. Individuals and local businesses can use this service to safely dispose of documents that may contain sensitive information.
It’s the 4th Annual “A Ride to Break the Silence” Poker Run on Saturday May 23. . All of the events are Open to the Public! Rain or Shine. All vehicles welcomed on the poker run. Registration for the poker run will be from 8-10:15AM at Sportsmen’s Bar in Niobrara, with stands up right at 10:30AM. During registration there will be free-will-donation breakfast feed. This is an annual event to raise money for suicide prevention, awareness, and survivor aftercare for military members, veterans, and their families. Proceeds benefiting Support Siouxland Soldiers.
The eventful day will include a poker run, silent & live auction, ticket raffle prizes, door prizes, breakfast feed, t-shirts, koozies, BBQ, and TWO talented live performing bands. Find more information on the Facebook Event Page: 4th Annual A Ride to Break the Silence.
Bragging Rights on Thursday Nights
It’s the first Bragging Rights of the Year! Bragging Rights on Thursday night is back on May 28th. Support the community and non profits with your love of cars. Bring your classic car, motorcycle, or anything you have! Each month, a different non profit serving the meal for a free will donation. Bring your lawn chairs, come out for food, friends, music and supporting the community! Bragging Rights is located at 124 Walnut in Yankton, behind Missouri River Associates.