Powering the dreams of our communities in 2019

We love all the communities in the Black Hills and want to do our part to help our friends and neighbors live their dreams. That’s why community involvement is so important to us.

Check out these past and future events we’re honored to be a part of. For nonprofit events, help us support charitable organizations doing great work in our area. These organizations can always use your time and financial support.

Fall

 

Our Heat Their Feet Drive kicked off Nov. 4, and we’ll be collecting new or clean, gently used kids’ boots until Jan. 3. We’ll do a $500 drawing for those who donated on Dec. 18. Watch for more details on our Facebook page.

Love INC’s annual fall fundraising “Hope and Love Dinner and Dessert Auction” will be held Monday, Nov. 25, from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.

Girl Scouts - Dakota Horizons "Women of Distinction" event in Rapid City, SD at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday InnGirl Scouts – Dakota Horizons’ “Women of Distinction” event on Nov. 12 honored local women “whose professional accomplishments make them positive role models who inspire girls to achieve their own goals and dreams.”

Proceeds from this year’s Raw Couture, a high-energy, abstract fashion show, will benefit Feeding South Dakota.

Sample some amazing BBQ and fight breast cancer one bite at a time at Taste of the Hills on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 5-8 p.m. at Main Street Square.

The Denny Menholt Wings & Wheels Car Show is Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

You can park your classic vehicle or motorcycle with vintage aircraft for $15 if you register by Tuesday, Sept. 10, or $20 the day of the show. And visitors who want to check out the cars and motorcycles get in free!

All makes/models welcome, over 50 trophies awarded, goodie bags, door prizes, a free lunch for registered attendees, and more!

All proceeds benefit the South Dakota Air & Space Museum. Early registration for $15 per vehicle or motorcycle ends Tuesday, Sept. 10. Same-day registration is $20.

Call 605-385-5189 for details!

Summer

Regional Health Foundation’s The Gala on Friday, Aug. 23
 
It’s golf tournament season! We hope to see you in the fairways at these charitable events:

Spring

Empty Bowls event for Feeding South Dakota in Rapid City, SDThe 7th annual, family-friendly Make-A-Wish Walk for Wishes on Saturday, May 18, is a fun morning of exercise, kid-friendly activities and camaraderie! Join us as we take steps to grant more wishes for critically ill kids in our community.

The Great American Book Festival, a free event at Main Street Square in Rapid City, SD, is a celebration of the written word. Various events run May 10-11.

Spearfish Fire Department’s Free Annual Community Pancake Supper starts at 5 p.m. May 2.

The Rapid City Concert Association‘s “Masters of Soul” is a celebration of 60s’ artists, their music and style and will be held April 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2019 is April 26-May 14, and every dollar raised goes directly into making matches of Bigs and Littles in the Black Hills.


Join us in supporting Feeding South Dakota through their Empty Bowls event on Tuesday, April 23. This event benefits the work of Feeding South Dakota’s Child Hunger programs in western South Dakota.

Winter

Denny Menholt Toyota team members giving blood at the Community Heroes Blood Drive at the Rushmore Mall
Members of the Denny Menholt Auto Marketing team feelin’ fine as they donate blood during the Community Heroes Blood Drive at Rushmore Mall on Jan. 5 and 6.

January is National Blood Donor Month, so we rolled up our sleeves and donated blood — along with VitalantKOTA Territory NewsBlack Hills FOX News, and Duhamel Broadcasting — as part of the Community Heroes Blood Drive. During the two-day drive, volunteers donated a record-setting 231 units of blood, 29 more than the previous year!

Don’t forget to make plans to attend a Rapid City Rush game this season. This is our first year sponsoring the Rush, and we’re already a big fun of Nugget and the rest of the team.

We proudly donned our shirts as part of Regional Health’s Tough Enough To Wear Pink support of the John T. Vucurevich Cancer Care Institute.