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Awards/Banquet

Past SDRC Resource Award Winners

South Dakota Resources Coalition will award the 2011 South Dakota Resource Award to Shirly Holt at its Earth Day banquet to be held May 7.  You are cordially invited to join us in honoring Shirly for her work on the preservation of the quality of Lake Cochrane.

  • When? Saturday, May 7, 2011  No-host social bar beginning at 5 pm, dinner at 6 pm, and program at 7 pm.
  • Where? Shady Beach Supper Club, 2142 Edgewater Drive, Gary SD, located on the edge of Lake Cochrane, just outside of Gary SD. 605-272-5735
  • What? The meal served family style will consist of ham and chicken, baked potato, corn, bread, and salad bar.  Jay Gilbertson, manager of the East Dakota Water District, will be keynote speaker.  Friends of Shirly Holt will be invited to make comments.
  • How much? You will get all this, plus time to visit with old friends and make new friends, while honoring Shirly Holt, for only $25.00 per person.
  • Raffle: Yes!  We are selling raffle tickets for a quarter of organic beef donated by SDRC vice-president Charlie Johnson.  Only 100 tickets will be sold at $10 each.  The drawing will take place in the fall, when the beef is ready for the lucky winner.   Proceeds from the banquet and the raffle will be invested in the Esther Edie Scholarship Fund, an endowment that provides a scholarship for a South Dakota student majoring in a discipline that will lead to a career in environmental protection.
  • How to take advantage of this opportunity: Order tickets now by sending your check for $25 for each dinner ticket and $10 for each raffle ticket to SDRC, 928  8th Street, Brookings SD 57006. Be sure to include your name and address.  We will hold your tickets for you at the door of Shady Beach Supper Club on May 7.
  • Reservation Deadline: We must have your check by April 23.  If you are unable to meet that deadline, you may call SDRC at 605-691-9129 or email us at sdrc@brookings.net to make late reservations.
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