spark is a coalition of representatives from a variety of organizations whose goal is to connect community leaders and volunteers, while gaining knowledge and understanding of community needs. Members meet monthly to share information and look for opportunities to improve the community by working together to solve community problems beyond the scope of any single organization.
Mission: spark raises awareness of area services and programs and ignites collaboration to address community needs.
Purpose: To provide a forum for discussion of community needs and services.
To encourage coordination of existing services and resources on the local and state level.
To develop and implement improvements in the understanding, knowledge and services of agencies and programs.
To provide community service and educational opportunities for community volunteers, agencies and programs.
To learn more about spark
, call (605) 665-6766 or email email@example.com
Monthly Community Conversations:
8:30am First Fridays, September - April
Avera Professional Office Pavilion, 409 Summit Street
SPARK Collaboration Celebration:
In an effort to “ignite” the upcoming spark Community Conversation season, we invite you to attend our kickoff event - a COLLABORATION CELEBRATION!
Join us as we celebrate and learn more from collaborative groups working on addressing critical community needs.
All are welcome! Doors open that morning at 8:15am with a presentation highlighting several collaborative groups with a networking opportunity to follow. The event should last approximately one hour.
For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPARK Executive Committee
Kate Schramm, President
Jesse Bailey, Todd Brandt, Kristi Patton, Deanna Branaugh, Desiree Johnson, Jennifer Powell, Sherri Rodgers-Conti, Lisa Schmidtz, Lauren Hanson, and Tara Bartekoske