Oct 15 Downtown Bismarck News

You’re Invited…  Learn about Capturing Talent to our Area

If you’re interested in attracting and retaining talent in our region we hope you’ll join us!  The Downtowners are hosting the 5th Annual North Dakota Downtown Conference Oct 20-21.  This year’s conference theme is Capturing Talent by Creating Vibrant Downtowns.  As part of the conference, two presentations will be open to the public. Our Community Keynote Presentation featuring Hugh Weber of OTA, Weber will talk about creatives and talent in our region on Oct 20, 3pm at Dakota Stage.  The following morning Oct 21 at 9am, Cam Knutson will be presenting at 1 Million Cups Bismarck Mandan about Fargo’s Great Ride Bike Share System, also at Dakota Stage.  The full conference also features Wayde Sick with Find the Good Life in North Dakota, and Anthony Nemcek  from Downtown Red Wing MN with a Regional Downtown Spotlight.

For complimentary tickets to Hugh’s Community Keynote Address, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hugh-weber-nd-downtown-conference-tickets-18630086089

For information on the full ND Downtown Conference, click here: http://downtownbismarck.com/annual-nd-downtown-conference

Association News
We will be hosting a Downtowners Member Movie Nighton Tuesday, Nov 17. The film will be E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, the classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood. The movie will be held at Dakota Stage Theater. This will be a free event for current Downtowners Association members; concession will be available. Thank you to Downtowners member Dakota Stage for helping organize this member event.

Get tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/downtowners-member-movie-night-tickets-18762948484

Member Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC), Pam’s House, received a generous donation of $20,000 from The Mary Kay Foundation. Pam’s House is one of the 150 shelters across the country that received grants this year. Since 2000, The Mary Kay Foundation has donated $35.6 million to domestic violence organizations through its annual shelter grant program. The AARC is a nonprofit that serve victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their families in a seven-country area in south-central North Dakota.
Downtown News

Thanks to the extended warm fall weather, City of Bismarck crews having continued their work to remove dead junipers from the planting beds along the Chancellor Square area Downtown.  The trees will remain and beds will get woodchips if possible for the time being.  Thanks to the city crews and forestry department for their work in keeping Bismarck beautiful.

Upcoming Events
Oct 15-18
Dakota Stage Theater
Oct 15
Oct 17
ND Heritage Center
Oct 17
Belle Mehus
Oct 20-21
Downtown Bismarck
Oct 21
Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse
Oct 22
Bismarck Events Center
Oct 25
St. Mary’s Central High School
Oct 25
Fort Abraham Lincoln
Oct 25
Bismarck Events Center