Category Archives: community

Building up the Black Hills: Our community sponsorships in 2022

As a member of the Rapid City community, we love being able to support organizations and event that make the Black Hills a better place to live for everyone. We’d encourage you to take a look at what we’re involved in, and learn more about how you can help! It takes everyone doing their part, […]

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Painting the Rock Pink successful again this year

It’s the morning of the Paint the Rock Pink tournament, and golfers head to their various holes for the shotgun start. Veronica and Jodi, in keeping with the tradition of the tournament, have decorated their cart for the event. The front features a bikini and grass skirt, luau style, and the top is covered with […]

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Gamer heaven: We helped Make-A-Wish grant a Custer teen’s wish for a new gaming setup

Ask Jakoby Christiansen what he likes most about video games, he answers with a 14-year-old boy’s usual word economy: “Gaming.” Then with a mischievous grin, Jakoby is off to finish his ice cream and practice trendy fist bumps with his friends. Jakoby’s love of gaming is why Make-A-Wish South Dakota and Montana presented the Custer […]

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Grab a tag and join our Pajama Drive for YFS

Tag, you’re it! We are so excited to announce the 2021 pajama drive for children enrolled in programming at Youth & Family Services! Last year, with your help, we collected close to 100 pairs of pajamas for local youth. Youth & Family Services collected most of the items in December and distributed them before Christmas. Our […]

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Stay safe during the 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Today is the first day of the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which lasts until Aug. 15. Love it or hate it, the annual event draws huge crowds: the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety says the population of South Dakota increases by about 50 percent every August during the rally. And event organizers expect bigger-than-usual […]

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Powering the Dreams of our Communities in 2020

There are so many amazing community groups, nonprofits and charitable organizations in the Black Hills. One of our favorite parts of living here is partnering with these groups to help our friends and neighbors. Whether that’s sponsoring an event, collecting warm winter clothing, or making sure children have food in their bellies, we’re so grateful […]

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