Destination Rapid City awarded 2014 Bush Prize for Community Innovation

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

RAPID CITY, SD – Destination Rapid City has won a 2014 Bush Prize for Community Innovation. The prize is awarded to organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to creative, innovative problem-solving.

“Destination Rapid City is deeply honored by the Bush Foundation’s recognition,” said Dan Senftner, President and CEO of Destination Rapid City. “We look forward to building even more momentum behind our mission, with help from the entire community, to make Downtown Rapid City a better place for future generations.”

The Bush Prize honors and supports organizations with a proven record of creating innovative solutions to address community challenges and opportunities. Winners are chosen for innovations that have been developed through inclusive, collaborative processes focused on making the most of community assets, and that are more effective, equitable or sustainable than existing approaches.

“As a whole, Bush Prize winners are deeply invested in new ideas, new ways of approaching problems and new ways of involving the community,” said Mandy Ellerton, Bush Foundation Community Innovation Manager. “Destination Rapid City’s track record speaks volumes, and we look forward to seeing what this organization’s continued creativity and leadership can mean for the future of its community.”

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