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Yankton had a chance to celebrate philanthropy in a big way Tuesday.
On this day, the South Dakota chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals brought its annual Celebration of National Philanthropy Awards Luncheon to Yankton for the first time — and Yankton ended up being well represented.
Two mainstays in local philanthropy — Larry and Diane Ness —were recognized with the group’s Outstanding Philanthropists Award.
During their acceptance of the award, Larry Ness praised the gathered crowd of area leaders who have done much to contribute to the ideals of philanthropy.
“It’s not about the amount,” Ness said. “It’s about doing the thing...
A recent study done by the financial technology company, SmartAsset, found that Yankton ranks as the #7 best place to retire in South Dakota. The study is based on factors related to taxes, healthcare, and social options.
Per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more people are working in their later years compared to the past, a trend that is expected to continue. Yankton offers a wide variety of work opportunities including part-time jobs and volunteer positions, which are a great fit for people who are retired and looking to stay occupied. The ability to remain a part of a community'...