Annual Meeting 2018

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

10 a.m. - Lunch

Held at
Camp Lakodia on Lake Herman

45156 235th Street, Madison, SD
The meeting will be in the Dining Hall, with a gorgeous view of Lake Herman.

 Keynote Speaker: Scott Lawrence, Lawrence & Schiller Media & Marketing, Sioux Falls

Presenter: Chad Coppess, Senior Photographer, South Dakota Dept. of Tourism
"How to Access SD Tourism Photos"

Meet the Staff and Board of Directors of SSDTA and enjoy a recap of the past year's accomplishments.

Picnic and Paddle Lunch (approximately 11:30 am)
Bring along shorts and sandals and after lunch, try your hand at paddling a canoe, kayak or pedal boat, courtesy of Camp Lakodia.
(weather permitting)

The Little Extras: Sarah Cronin, of Camp Lakodia, will give a brief tour of the fantastic facilities on-site. Turk Lodge is a must-see!

Cost: No Charge for Members.
Please consider bringing a viable potential member to the event.

Attire: Casual/Business Casual. Logowear of your business or organization recommended!

Directions: From Prairie Village/Golf Course,  turn left (south) on 451st Ave. Go two miles, then turn left onto 235th St. on the dirt road to the Camp Lakodia entrance on the left side of the road.

BONUS! Take advantage of “SSDTA Get-Away” Pricing at Camp Lakodia and come early or stay late! Camp Lakodia is a SSDTA member and is very excited to host the 2018 Southeast South Dakota Tourism Annual Meeting and will extend a 10% discount to anyone staying at the Camp for the meeting. Please email Sarah Cronin at or call 605-256-2265 for booking. PH: 1-877-LAKODIA (1-877-525-6342) or 1-605-256-2265 or go online to view the accomodations and facility:

More on Camp Lakodia:  Camp Lakodia is rated in the top 5 wedding venues in all South Dakota! For over 60 years, Camp Lakodia has served thousands of South Dakota youth and families on the beautiful shores of Lake Herman near Madison. The Camp is currently owned by a South-Dakota based non-profit organization, Fostering Hope, that provides camps and retreats for foster children, children of abuse and neglect and other children in need. To support the mission of Fostering Hope, Camp Lakodia operates as a natural sanctuary and hosts a variety of functions and celebrations, from business meetings to weddings. The Camp has facilities that support groups of all sizes with meeting rooms for up to 225 people, and lodging for up to 150. There are 6 cabins that sleep 6 to 10 people and range from $110 to $220 per night. The beautiful Turk Lodge sleeps 18 and in the off-season is $600 per night during the week. All cabins and the Lodge have furnished kitchens. Free kayaking, paddle-boating and canoeing are available to guests, as well as plenty of open space for yard games and activities.

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RSVP by September 20, 2018.

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Annual Meeting 2018