The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis wants to give individuals and businesses in the surrounding area insight on South Dakota's economy! On Monday, November 26th, Ron Wirtz, Director of Regional Outreach for the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will be at the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce, 800 W Dakota Ave; Pierre, SD, for a presentation on the state of South Dakota's economy, followed by a short Q&A session.This presentation is co-sponsored by the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce and Pierre Economic Development Corporation and is part of the Minneapolis Federal Reserves? outreach program to meet with more businesses face-to-face to present and gain insight about both the strengths and challenges of local economies. Ron's primary responsibilities involve tracking and assessing current business conditions in the Ninth District regional economy, focusing on recent sales/revenue trends, employment, wages and prices, while also tracking construction and real estate markets. Ron is also a contributor to the Beige Book, which is a report of current economic conditions published by the Federal Reserve System every six.
The Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce is an active membership organization that has served the Pierre and Ft. Pierre communities for the past 75 years. The Chamber represents member businesses, organizations and individuals who believe in building successful communities.