SDSU Extension's Community Vitality Newsletter includes resources to enhance communities and improve their capacity to flourish.
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In late spring 2019, SDSU Extension hosted the second annual ENERGIZE! Exploring Innovating Rural Communities Conference in Lemmon, South Dakota. This conference brought an estimated $25,802 to the local Lemmon economy during the two-day event.
Cool, rainy weather in Lemmon, S.D., didn’t dampen community spirit on April 30 and May 1, 2019, when the North-Central community hosted the state’s Energize! Conference with facilitation by SDSU Extension’s Community Vitality Team.
If you are experiencing a disaster, it is a local disaster. Your best chance for immediate help before, during, or after a disaster is local.
Whether communities are planning for, experiencing, or recovering from a disaster, checklists are helpful. View some helpful checklists created by experienced people who know what is needed during any stage of a disaster.
Faulkton’s hospital was getting old. Something had to be done or it would be lost.
Mt. Vernon’s housing story went from “group conception” to four complete houses, and three in development phase, within a two year time frame.
Local foundations can seek outside financial support from federal, state, and private sources, serving as an advocacy body for the community.
Although creating and running a community-owned grocery store is a challenge, Willow Lake, South Dakota’s Lake Grocery has been a beacon for the community for over five years.
February 21, 2019
The SDSU Extension Community Vitality Team and community of Lemmon will host the Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities Conference April 30 - May 1, 2019 in downtown Lemmon businesses.