Sparking Ideas Into Action

Fall Team Coaching Sessions

Join us this fall  Oct. 9-10 Team Coaching Sessions
Your team sets the agenda for one hour of 1-on-1 time with Paula Jensen, our community coach. Overcome roadblocks, connect with new resources, gather newly interested folks, consider new ideas and more!
Not on a "team"? Don't worry, anyone who is interested can join these conversations! Together, we will create the future we want for the Day County area!

2 pm: ________________ (open)
3 pm: Waubay Main St. Facebook Event >
4 pm: Arts FB Event >
5 pm: Recycling FB Event >
6 pm: Daycare/Afterschool FB Event >
7 pm: ________________ (open)

WED. OCT. 10

2 pm: Crafter's Cooperative FB event >
3 pm: Workforce FB Event >
4 pm: Housing FB Event >
5 pm: Women in Business FB Event >
6 pm: Walk/Bike Path FB Event >
7 pm: Health & Wellness FB Event >


All sessions will be held at Lake Region Business Center conference room at 1209 Main Street, Webster, SD 57274.


Contact Melissa Waldner, Day County Economic Development, at 345-3159,, or stop by Suite 110 in Day County Courthouse.


City of Webster, CorTrust Bank, Dacotah Bank, Dakota Resources, Great Western Bank, Lake Region Electric Association, Inc., NorthWestern Energy, Sanford-Webster, Day County Champion Community, and Webster Area Development Corporation

Contact Melissa Waldner at 345-3159 or stop by Suite 110 in Day County Courthouse.

We were glad to see so many friendly faces at the Sparking Ideas Into Action gathering at Izaak Walton Clubhouse on April 18!

View photos and read more about this gathering >

Groups were formed by several attendees:
  • Starting a health and wellness committee in Day County
    Contact Becky Weitbrecht
  • Hosting a meeting for archers in May
    Contact: David Trefz
  • Funding for housing development
    Contact: Derek Sinner
  • Host a business information session
    Contact: Tiffany Langer
  • Day County Recycling
    Contact: Jen Moos
  • Fine Arts
    Contact: Brooke Johnson

You are invited to join us as we dig deeper into these interests. Joe, Paula & Jamie (our community coaches) will be back in 2018 to help teams work through challenges or provide other valuable insight as they move forward.

To get connected, or for more general information, contact Melissa at 345-3159 (office), 265-1675 (call/text) or email.

A huge thank you to all of our sponsors!

* City of Webster
* NorthWestern Energy
* Lake Region Electric
* Sanford-Webster
* Dacotah Bank
* CorTrust Bank
* Great Western Bank
* Dakota Resources
* Day County Champion Community
* Webster Area Development Corporation

Spark Social

Thanks to a great crowd for attending our Spark Social and Annual Meeting on Jan. 10, 2018! Learn more about what happened >