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Posted on: May 3, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Economic Development Week proclaimed in Spearfish

City of Spearfish

SPEARFISH, SD – During Monday’s Spearfish City Council meeting, Mayor John Senden proclaimed May 9-13, 2022, as Economic Development Week.

“The City of Spearfish recognizes … Economic Development Week and reminds individuals of the importance of this community celebration which supports expanding career opportunities and making lives better,” Mayor Senden said during the first proclamation of his tenure, having been sworn in as Mayor shortly beforehand.

“Economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities by creating, retaining, and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth, and provide a stable tax base,” the proclamation states, adding, “Economic developers stimulate and incubate entrepreneurism in order to help establish the next generation of new businesses, which is the hallmark of the American economy.”

Mayor Senden presented the proclamation to Kory Menken, executive director of Spearfish Economic Development Corporation (SEDC).

“Thank all of you for your continued support of SEDC,” Menken said following the reading of the proclamation.