SD CEO receives donation from Black Hills Energy

Left to right: Vance Crocker, Kay Jorgensen, Sharon Hemmingson, Meg Manke, Mutch Usera, Helen Merriman, Nina Braun, Rod Cowling, Jamie Hill, Jill Guericke.

Black Hills Energy  donated $7,500 to the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO), South Dakota's only Women's Business Center at Black Hills State University. The donation will support several business training sessions addressing topics such as financing, marketing, taxes, human resources, leadership, business development, investing, procurement, and/or legal topics. This sponsorship is dedicated to supporting all of the SD CEO workforce and economic development business education opportunities and allows scholarships opportunities for nascent and existing entrepreneurs who are socially and economically disadvantaged.

SD CEO's mission is to provide training and education, workforce development  opportunities  and business assistance to current and aspiring  entrepreneurs and their employees to foster economic development in South Dakota.

The SD CEO is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the components or participants' opinions, products or services. SD CEO operates under Cooperative Agreement SBAHQ-14-W-0018. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.