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Agri-Interest Committee

Promote ties between agriculture-based interests and the Pierre/Ft. Pierre business community. Plans the Ag Field Day, Ag Banquet and decides the recipients of the Ag Scholarship.

Each year, a scholarship is granted to a young man or woman attending TF Riggs and Stanley County High School who will be attending an accredited university, college, technical school or other recognized program and enrolled in an agricultural related field of study.

The Outstanding Farmer/Rancher of the Year award goes to an area individual that deserves recognition for their contributions and involvement specific to the agriculture industry.

To join the Agri-Interest Committee, email ContactChamber@Pierre.org for more information and scheduled meeting times.

Ambassadors Committee

Welcomes new chamber members by attending ribbon cuttings, grand openings and represents the Chamber at Business After Hours events. Develops leads and follows up with potential chamber members. Works on member outreach and member retention programs. To join the Ambassadors Committee, email ContactChamber@pierre.org for more information and scheduled meeting times.

Events Committee

Plans and organizes events throughout the year such as Annual Celebration and Golf Tournament. To join the Events Committee, email ContactChamber@Pierre.org for more information and scheduled meeting times.

Makes sure any event under the Chamber meets the mission & vision. Looks for opportunities to create non-dues revenue. Provides resources to encourage events in the community. Sub-committees include Leadercast, Chamber Golf Classic, Harley Raffle, Parade of Lights and Annual Celebration.

Government Relations Committee

Ensures member businesses have a voice in the political process on a local, state and national level. Organizes events and meetings with elected officials such as Cracker barrels. Plans candidate/issue forums prior to elections. Meets as needed. To join the Government Relations Committee, email ContactChamber@pierre.org for more information and scheduled meeting times.

Hospitality Committee

Develops strategies to bring visitors to the area, facilitates combined calendar of events, cross promotes area events and attractions, encourages improved customer service practices. To join the Hospitality Committee, email ContactChamber@Pierre.org for more information and scheduled meeting times.

Sports and Recreation Committee

Organization of sports and recreation enthusiasts to develop a yearly calendar of events, inventory the area’s sporting facilities and venues and looks for possible events and activities to recruit. To join the Sports & Recreation Committee, email ContactChamber@Pierre.org for more information and scheduled meeting times.