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SDSPA Annual Membership Meeting & Small Group Breakout Sessions

April 7th, 2017 9:30am - 4:00pm

Central time, Cedar Shores Resort, Oacoma, SD  

Be sure to participate in your Annual Membership Meeting! Information presented about organization restructure to IRS non-profit 501c3 and 501c5 organizations; Membership vote on new ByLaws for these structures; Membership elect Board of Directors members (not Officer elections - see proposed ByLaws). 

Everyone is welcome!  Voting only by current SDSPA Members.  

9:30-10:00 AM  REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING

10:00-11:15 AM  SDSPA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Session is open to the public; current (paid for 2017) SDSPA members have voting rights; others are welcome to attend.

11:15-11:30 AM BREAK

11:30 AM -12:00 PM GUEST SPEAKERS- “Opportunities in Agritourism is South Dakota”, Wanda Goodman, Deputy Director & Kirk Hulstein, Industry Outreach and Development Team Leader, both from the SD Department of Tourism.  Public is invited.    

12:00-1:00 PM LUNCH & NETWORKING

Soup & Sandwich buffet lunch onsite, at your own cost.

1:00-4:00 PM  BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

Session 1- Hops Growing & Craft Brewing

Session 2- SD Wine Growers Association

Session 3- SD Local Foods Conf. Committee

Session 4- Aronia Berries, SD Dept of Ag Farmers Market Survey Results

Others TBD (Feel free to propose your own breakout group, such as chefs, farmers markets, food hub, etc)  

Questions? Contact Cory at sdspamembers@gmail.com