McVicker Plaza · 2 E. Main Street · Vermillion, SD 57069
605-624-5571 · 800-809-2071
McVicker Plaza Grand Opening Events!
Name: McVicker Plaza Grand Opening Events!
Date: September 20, 2018 - September 21, 2018
McVicker Plaza Grand-Opening Overview
To help us celebrate the opening of our newly renovated home at 2 E Main Street, we’re inviting the community join us for McVicker Plaza’s Grand Opening & Ribbon-Cutting on Friday, September 21st at 4:30pm.
Two full days of events are planned for Thursday, September 20th and Friday, September 21st, including tours, announcement of collaborative co-working space programs, and more. A highlight of the two days of events will be a book-signing event with Melody Warnick, author of ‘This is Where You Belong’. The full schedule of events is below, with links for events needing registration.
Thursday, September 20th
8:00am – VCDC Volunteer Appreciation Coffee Social
Board and committee members, as well as any event volunteers, will be welcomed in for small group tours of McVicker Plaza while enjoying morning coffee and refreshments.
2:00-4:00pm - Community Involvement Workshop with author Melody Warnick
This engagement workshop is aimed at those who find themselves well integrated into the Vermillion community, as well as those who are looking to forge deeper connections. Idea folks of all ages, backgrounds or experience are welcome. Participants can expect dynamic opportunities for exchange, networking, and community-building. You can register HERE.
4:30pm – Vermillion NEXT Third Thursday Social
Any current or prospective members of Vermillion NEXT, our young professionals organization, are encouraged to spend the evening with us as we 'break in' the new space with our first evening social!
Friday, September 21st
8:00am - Coffee with the Author Melody Warnick & Book Signing
We're excited to host a book-signing event with our visiting author! Advance copies of the book will be available for purchase at Charlie's Retail Store, 2 E. Main Street. Copies will also be available for purchase at the event.
10:00am – Entrepreneurial Workshop
We'll be welcoming friends and visitors into our new Collaborative Co-Working Space at street level, while discussing associated new programming. We will introduce you to all of the support and opportunities that a space like this can provide, including: business consultation, financing options, networking and connections.
11:30am - Vermillion NOW2 Luncheon
Open toVermillion NOW! 2 Contributors, takes place at Old Lumber Company.
1:00-2:30pm – GOED Opportunity Zone Presentation
Members from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development will be in town to present information about Vermillion’s recent designation as an Opportunity Zone, which is expected to encourage and enhance potential developments in the area. This presentation, which will be attended by Commissioner Stern, Deputy Commissioner Aaron Schiebe and Joe Fiala, will be held at McVicker Plaza.
3:30pm – National Music Museum Preservation Center Ground-Breaking
Takes place at Riverbend Business Park, 1225 N. Carr Street.
4:30pm - McVicker Plaza Open House & Ribbon Cutting
The two days will culminate with the main event! Visitors can expect tours of the building and refreshments, in addition to the celebratory ribbon-cutting.