If you aren’t feeling content with your career or where you live, it might be time for a move. Don’t let the task of finding a new job stand in your way. Dakota Roots is here to help you find a position that utilizes your strengths and interests. If you’re not loving what you do, we can also help you start a new career in...
Build Dakota gives students entering South Dakota tech schools an opportunity to plan a foundation for their future. You’ll come out of school with no student debt and a set of skills in high demand, so you’ll be ready to hit the ground running and start your career right away.
Internships are a great way to help fill your temporary workforce needs and establish a pipeline for permanent employees. Internships also enhance a student’s education by providing work experience in their chosen career pathway.
Have you ever wondered who to contact to get in touch with a particular club or organization? Have you ever had need of a certain service but weren’t sure where to go? Or maybe you wanted to buy a particular item and didn’t know if it was offered in town?
We hope that our 18th annual Marshall County Area Directory will go a long way toward...
In Security, What’s the Problem, we discuss the national security issue and why security is currently a problem. We explore everything from underground fraud to the types of attacks and how hackers are successful with them. There will be a Q&A at the end of this section.
Inspiring Community Leaders is flexible and adaptable to South Dakota’s changing rural communities, new ways of doing business and economic climate.
Inspiring Community Leaders can be customized to fit your business and organizational leadership training needs. Here are some examples of possibilities:
a) Getting Started with Leadership – A 45 minute presentation introducing the topic of “Exemplary Leaders”
b) Interactive Presentations - Hands-on 2-3 hour sessions digging further into specific...
The Community Heart & Soul Field Guide is a step-by-step approach to get people participating in local decision making and taking action to improve the place where they live, work, and play.
The process focuses on getting everyone involved in finding ways to protect, restore or enhance their community's identity - its heart and soul - over the long term.
Resource provided by the Orton Family Foundation
Your Board of Directors can now address 10 critical areas in only 10 minutes per board meeting with these 10-Minute Board of Director Exercises. These tools can help your organization identify areas of strength and weakness on the topics of funding, succession planning, risk, record keeping and more. Sound planning demonstrates responsibility and accountability to your stakeholders and is also necessary to maintain legal compliance as a nonprofit...
Dakotafire Cafés are intended to get people talking about the information presented in Dakotafire magazine. The first event was held in Britton, South Dakota, on March 28, on the topic of transportation and commuting.
Please review the guidelines and requirements of the Regional Tourism Marketing Grant Program in advance of completing this attached document. Send applications to: Rosie Smith, Executive Director, Glacial Lakes & Prairies Tourism, PO Box 244, Watertown, SD 57201, email applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Serving Great Faces in Great Places" is the theme of the online customer service training created by the South Dakota Department of Tourism and the College of Business and Technology at Black Hills State University.
This training is primarily for front-line employees who are the first people to come into contact with travelers to South Dakota. You are our state's first impression and the goal of...
An analysis of the overall housing needs of the City of Britton.
Local elected and public officials are often held responsible for conditions and circumstances over which they have limited control. This is particularly true of housing. Most of the housing units in Britton and Marshall County are privately owned and were constructed with private funds. On an increasing scale, however, the public is demanding that...
Menu of Services:
• Business Financing
• Customer Service Training
• Business Planning and Consulting
• Entrepreneurial and Start-up Support
• Expansion and Relocation Assistance
• Strategic Data, Tools Resources
• Home Purchases, Improvement and Repair Assistance
• Demographic and Competitive Information
• Technical Assistance
• Dakota Rising Fellowship program (for entrepreneurship and business owner personal/professional growth)
• Community Development
• Business Educational Events and Seminars
• Youth Engagement and Entrepreneurship Programs
Contact Scott Amundson, Executive Director
909 S. Main...
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
Based on the premise that universities and their science and engineering faculty and students are valuable resources that can potentially influence a state's development in the twenty-first century much in the same way that agricultural, industrial, and natural resources did in the twentieth century, EPSCoR's goal is to identify, develop, and utilize a state's academic science and technology resources in...
Provides increased opportunities for small businesses to meet federal research and development needs, increase employment, foster and encourage participation in technological innovation by socially and economically disadvantaged persons, and increase private-sector commercialization of innovations derived from federal research and development.
Promotes South Dakota to visitors and residents. Six divisions – Tourism, History, Arts, Housing, Tribal Relations and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development - each play an integral role in moving the state’s economy forward. Includes information on the 2010 Initiative, a plan to increase tourism and business development in South Dakota.
GROW South Dakota (also known as NESDCAP and NESDEC) provides affordable business financing to both new and existing businesses to purchase inventory, equipment or real estate. In addition, the state-wide organization provides home loans, home repairs, homeownership and financial education, weatherization, emergency services, and more.
Provides professional guidance and information to maximize the success of America's existing and emerging small businesses. One-on-one counseling offered confidentially and at no cost by volunteer businesswomen and -men who possess a wealth of knowledge and experience in numerous disciplines and types of businesses.
Provides professional, confidential, no-cost business consulting services, including one-on-one counseling and training, to individuals starting a business or looking for ways to improve an existing business.
Provides increased opportunities for small businesses to meet federal research and development needs, increase employment, foster and encourage participation in technological innovation by socially and economically disadvantaged persons, increase private-sector commercialization of innovations derived from federal research and development.
Innovative grassroots approach to assist individuals with business development. Increasing economic vitality and enhancing quality of life in the communities served through facilitating opportunities by offering support in planning, building, and finding financing for business endeavors; networking; identifying markets.
“Over 1,000 people provided input for this workforce report. We heard from educators, community leaders, businesses and elected officials from all across the state,” said Gov. Daugaard. “We’ve been actively engaged in workforce efforts over the past few years. By exploring the new tools and strategies laid out in the report, we can improve those efforts at the state and local levels.”
Workforce Summit resources, videos...
Britton and the surrounding area has something to offer everyone.
We boast a high quality of life in beautiful rural America holding up our natural resources, recreation, quality education and a safe place to live/raise a family for everyone!
Glacial Lakes Area Development
Glacial Lakes Area Development
PO Box 231, 909 S. Main St. Britton, SD 57430 Phone: (605) 448-0005 Fax: (605) 448-2687