SEDC hires intern from Black Hills State University

The Spearfish Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) welcomes Janice Gbedemah as the corporation’s fall intern.

Janice is an international student from Ghana, West Africa pursuing a degree in economics and finance at Black Hills State University. She is currently a senior with plans of graduating in the spring semester of 2018. Janice will intern with SEDC until mid-December.

“We are delighted to have Janice on the team,” said Kory Menken, SEDC Executive Director. “Internships are a great way for students to demonstrate their leadership talents to future employers, their ability to work well with different types of people and their skills in seeing a project through from start to finish. Additionally, interns can bring with them novel perspectives and fresh ideas.”

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SEDC launches new website

The Spearfish Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) launched its newly designed website this week. The new, mobile-friendly platform includes dominant visuals and state-of-the-art videos highlighting Spearfish’s quality workforce, successful and innovative business climate and idyllic location in the Northern Black Hills.

“The new SEDC website will be a key tool in our business and workforce retention, expansion and recruitment efforts and will offer innovative methods to promote Spearfish as the ideal place to live, work and do business,” said SEDC Executive Director Kory Menken. Menken noted that the new site will play an important role in future SEDC digital marketing campaigns.

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David Woodbury of Camp Native departs

SEDC Partners with Camp Native Campaign

Spearfish Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) is partnering with Camp Native to spread the message that Spearfish is a great place to live, work and do businesses. David “Woody” Woodbury, founder and CEO of Camp Native in Spearfish, will bike more than 4,300 miles in 100 days to promote camping, entrepreneurship and the Spearfish business climate. […]

Spearfish Economic Development Outlines Workforce Development Strategy

As part of its ongoing mission to grow the Spearfish community through business development and job creation, the Spearfish Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) recently implemented a new strategy to help address local workforce recruitment challenges. “For the Spearfish area to maintain a pattern of continued economic success, it will be crucial that we both grow […]

Spearfish experiences construction progress in both business park, downtown

Construction is booming in Spearfish, South Dakota. Several Spearfish businesses are upgrading to new facilities, and office space is being constructed to accommodate the expanding business community.    “We’re excited to see our community continue to grow,” said Kory Menken, SEDC Executive Director. “We receive frequent inquiries about available commercial space. These additions will help […]

Spearfish Experiences Construction Progress

SPEARFISH – Construction is booming in Spearfish, South Dakota. Several Spearfish businesses are upgrading to new facilities, and office space is being constructed to accommodate the expanding business community. “We’re excited to see our community continue to grow,” said Kory Menken, SEDC Executive Director. “We receive frequent inquiries about available commercial space. These additions will […]