Workforce Development initiative invites former residents Back to SoDak

Former residents of Sioux Falls are being invited Back to SoDak for a weekend reunion experience to reintroduce old friends now living in other cities to the new and exciting things Sioux Falls has to offer!



A brunch will be held at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center on Saturday, July 15, with special gift bags for attendees featuring "Explore Sioux Falls" coupon books, t-shirts and surprise gifts. Later that day, Back to SoDak heads to JazzFest, with a food and beverage booth for Back to SoDak guests, including local beers from Fernson Brewing Company. Best of all, it’s all free for Back to SoDak registrants.



“As more and more young professionals who have pursued their careers in other cities begin to raise families, the business and personal advantages of Sioux Falls look better and better,” said Lon Clemensen, vice president for workforce development for the Sioux Falls Development Foundation. “We think this group represents a great opportunity for meeting some of the workforce needs of our rapidly growing community. We’re eager to help them see why Sioux Falls is a great fit for them and their families.”



Back to SoDak has rooms available at the Sheraton Sioux Falls and Convention Center as well as at Ramada Hotel and Suites from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 16 available to Back to SoDak attendees.



“We want this group to see for themselves that Sioux Falls is a great place to live,” Clemensen said. “JazzFest is just one of the many events that sets Sioux Falls apart from other cities. We’re looking forward to a fun and successful event.”



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