Community Growth and Development

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Labor Department Provides Businesses $510,000 to Expand Apprenticeships

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

PIERRE, S.D. – The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has provided $510,000 in incentive funding to help businesses expand the number of pre-apprenticeships and Registered Apprenticeships in South Dakota. The announcement was made at the Start Today SD Summit held at Mitchell Technical Institute on Tuesday. Businesses could apply for up to a maximum of $30,000 in funding to help offset the initial start-up costs when developing a new program. “Registered Apprenticeships are a great way for businesses to build a quality workforce with the exact skills they need to fill their openings,” said state DLR Secretary Marcia Hultman. “Through this...
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Supporting Mount Marty College is Necessary for the Yankton Community

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Yankton Area Progressive Growth is proud to be a $1 million donor in to Mount Marty College Fieldhouse project and other campus improvements.  The mission of YAPG includes offering assistance to industries and businesses that contribute to Yankton’s prosperity through primary job development, private investment and wealth generation.  Our recent capital campaign expands our reach even further to include people and place.  Mount Marty College is a perfect example of an organization that is creating growth and development to enhance our people, jobs, and place.  When the capital campaign references “people” it is from the standpoint of increased inventory in the...
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YAPG Donates to the MMC Project

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Mount Marty College’s (MMC) long-awaited athletic fieldhouse is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday, Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) donated $1 million to MMC as a show of support for the college’s major initiatives. The athletic fieldhouse project is the primary focus of the gift. Read the complete article from the Yankton Press & Dakotan here! Or watch the announcement: