From today's mail bag:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 1, 2008
For information contact: Joel Dykstra: 605.764.2008
Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce held the official ribbon cutting Thursday, May 1 for the newest Joel Dykstra for U.S. Senate field office in Sioux Falls. Joining U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Joel Dykstra for the official grand opening were members of the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce, Sioux Falls business representatives and supporters of the campaign.
Dykstra said it was a rewarding day for him and the campaign staff who had been working for several months to advance the campaign to this point. Dykstra said, “The addition of the Sioux Falls office will allow the campaign to establish a base of operations in the middle of the state’s largest population of voters.” Future offices are also in the works, with Rapid City the next on the list.
Michael Bender of Bender Commercial Real Estate Services, speaking on behalf of the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce, presented a congratulatory plaque and welcomed the campaign into membership. He said, ”We’re pleased that Joel has shown a commitment to the Sioux Falls business community by investing in the chamber and we’re pleased to welcome the campaign offices to Sioux Falls.”
The Dykstra campaign is a flurry of activity right now with the schedule filled by campaign appearances and fundraising has events as the staff and volunteers gear up for the June 3 Primary. Dykstra said he has traveled nearly 60,000 miles to date on the campaign trail attending every Lincoln Day Dinner in the state, holding fundraising meetings in many communities and speaking to a variety of local civic clubs and other groups in an effort to introduce his campaign to the voters and hear from people all around South Dakota.
The Sioux Falls office is located at 2109 South Minnesota Avenue. The campaign will retain its official address at P.O. Box 8, Canton, S.D. 57013 and the main telephone number will continue to be 605-764-2008.