The awards listed below were presented in May 2011 at the Black Hills Community Economic Development Annual Banquet at Rapid City’s Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. For western South Dakota business people, this event is a chance to enjoy the company of their peers from across a wide region. It’s not too early to mark the next banquet’s date on your calendar: June 1, 2012.
BHCED Volunteers of the Year - Norma Allen of Sturgis and Carole Boos of Edgemont
BHCED Entrepreneurs of the Year - The Boyer Family of Custer
BHCED Industrial Manufacturer of the Year - Legend Air Suspension, Jesse Jurrens of Sturgis
BHCED Small Business of the Year - Wheeler Farms Candy of Sturgis