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Britton Baseball and Softball Program Receives Pay-It-Forward Donation

Friday, October 07, 2016

Community development builds the strengths and resources of a community in many ways. A key resource to build in any community is its youth. The Britton Baseball and Softball Program is a program that does just that by offering recreational opportunities that develop fitness as well as team-building, competition, and cooperation skills. It is a recipient of a $50 donation from GROW South Dakota’s Pay-It-Forward initiative.

GROW South Dakota has been helping communities for fifty years, and to celebrate that milestone, each staff member and board member has received $50 to donate to a community organization. Kristin Hofland, GROW SD assistant housing manager, made the donation to the Britton community organization. As Kristin describes it, “The program promotes summer recreation for kids of all ages.”

“We value our board members and staff and the passion they have for the communities we serve. This Pay-It-Forward event is a small token of our appreciation toward all of the local organizations that make communities better places to live and work,” said GROW South Dakota CEO Marcia Erickson.

For more information about GROW South Dakota housing, community and business development programs call (605) 698-7654.

Photo caption – Kristin Hofland presents the Pay-It-Forward donation to Britton youth baseball coach, Preston Kilker. 

Category: GROW SD

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A Half-Century of Serving South Dakotans

For more than half a century, the three nonprofit organizations comprising GROW South Dakota have fulfilled a vision of “GROWing sustainable communities through housing, community and economic development.” In 1966 the Northeast South Dakota Community Action Program (NESDCAP) was established as a Community Action Agency in the War on Poverty and has served thousands in 17 counties with emergency services as well as various housing programs.

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