December 11

Weekly Meeting

Navigating the Retail Landscape: Challenges, Strategies, and Community Resilience

Join us on Monday, December 11th, for a compelling panel discussion on the state of local retail in Sioux Falls. Jodi Schwan, founder of Align Content Strategy and editor of SiouxFalls.Business, Nathan Sanderson, executive director of the SD Retailers Association, and Rotarian Joe Batcheller, president of Downtown Sioux Falls, will delve into the challenges facing retailers, innovative strategies for adaptation, and the crucial role of community support.

Discover how Sioux Falls is navigating the ever-changing retail landscape and explore ways we can collectively contribute to the growth and resilience of our local businesses. Don't miss this insightful conversation at Downtown Rotary, moderated by Rotarian Brienne Maner — it's an opportunity to gain valuable perspectives and be part of the solution for a thriving retail community.

The buffet lunch will be available beginning at 11:30 am. The menu will be: Chicken Roma, Roasted Red Potatoes, Chef’s Choice Vegetable, Tossed Salad and Dessert. RSVP is required by 5 pm on Wednesday, December 7th. If you miss the deadline, please still join us for Rotary, but a lunch will not be guaranteed.

The presentation, at the club’s regular weekly meeting, will be held at the Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls and will begin at noon. All Downtown Sioux Falls Rotary Club programs are open only to Rotarians and their guests. All programs are subject to the club's Privacy Policy. Local media are invited to attend to record the session.

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