February Giving Back – SiouxFalls.Business


February 28, 2023

Giving Back recognizes companies and organizations that support their communities. Let’s see who gave back in February.

Black Hills Federal Credit Union

Black Hills Federal Credit Union at four locations in Sioux Falls in March, Promising Futures Fund. The credit union is asking communities to help collect books for children ages 5-10. All collected books will be distributed by the Promising Future Fund to 22 elementary schools for use in after-school programs.

high vie

high vie will offer 2,000 free omega-3 index screenings at select Hy-Vee stores in eight states as part of National Nutrition Month in March. Screening helps identify heart risk factors. Hivie from Minnesota Street joins in. Also, in February he was one of the stores that offered 1,000 free cholesterol screenings.

Mary Chilton Daughter of the American Revolutionary Foundation

of Mary Chilton Daughter of the American Revolutionary Foundation awarded five grants worth approximately $65,000 to the Sioux Falls, Pierre and Desmet charities.the grant is South Dakota Historical Society Foundation Pierre spent $15,000 to design, print and market the 4th edition of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Pioneer Girl series.of Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society De Smet funded $14,800 for a display case and cube of original artwork by Garth Williams depicting the book Little House on the Prairie.of Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum and East Sioux Falls Historic Site In Sioux Falls, $15,000 for historical mining sites and railroad documentation and installation of interpretive signage.of American Legion Auxiliary South Dakota Unit 15 In Sioux Falls, $5,000 to send 55 girls to the Girls State at the University of South Dakota.and Macrossan Boys Ranch In Sioux Falls, $15,000 to repair and restore four wagons and buggies in the collection.

Parkes Marina

At this year’s 43rd Winter Games on Lake Okoboji, Parkes Marina We raised $25,500 in just one hour of fighting in the Bartenders event, surpassing last year’s total of $18,000. Parks Marina, based in Sioux Falls and East His Lake Okoboji, presented his three checks to charity, chosen by the winning team. Earnings were split 50-30-20. Foundation for Good Warriors, Adley’s Army and the Hermelinck family. Thousands of dollars were raised in other Winter Games fundraisers at Parks Marina, The Gardens and Okoboji Boat Works. Combined participation in Parks Marina’s human dog sled race, men’s and women’s barrel toss, best in snow dog show, and smoothing race, he has raised nearly $3,000 for various charities and organizations. Proceeds from these events are exit realty and Distribution of dolls.

Summons Financial

support from Summons Financial enabled Great Plains Zoo Place a new wrap on ZooMobile. New vehicle wraps feature a variety of animals, including Oscar the parrot, Oliver the lesser panda, and Archimedes the great horned owl. Designed by Patti Solis of Sioux Falls.

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