Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce - MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release:
Thursday, March 29, 2012

Contact Person:
Amy Smolik

Volunteers of America, Dakotas
to kick off $1.384 million campaign at Tuesday event
The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will share details about the approved Volunteers of America, Dakotas Cairn Campus Community Appeals campaign at a press conference Tuesday, April 3 at 4 p.m. at the Volunteers of America, Dakotas 1309 W. 51st St. location, the site of the Cairn Campus.

Representatives from the Chamber's Community Appeals Committee and Volunteers of America, Dakotas Campaign Leaders will share information about the $1.384 million project, which is part of a larger $3.2 million fundraising effort. The Chamber Community Appeals-approved campaign runs April 1-July 29, 2012.

The Cairn Campus takes its name from “cairn,” a stone monument used in cultures around the world to designate places where a trail’s path is not always obvious and to bless a safe passage for a safe return. This name illustrates the services provided by Volunteers of America, Dakotas. Tours of the Cairn Campus will be available after the press conference. For more information about Volunteers of America, Dakotas visit

The Cairn Campus Community Appeals Press Conference

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Volunteers of America, Dakotas, 1309 W. 51st St.
4 p.m.

Speakers include:
Tom Bosch, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, Chamber Community Appeals Committee Chair
Scott Lawrence, Lawrence & Schiller, and Curt Zaske, Wells Fargo Bank, The Cairn Campus Community Appeals Campaign Co-chairs
Pam Bollinger, Volunteers of America, Dakotas President & CEO
Bo Raymond, Volunteers of America, Dakotas program participant


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