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Amplifying Their Voice

It was while on a trip to the South Dakota legislature this spring that Black Hills Works President and CEO Brad Saathoff was reminded of how important it is for people with disabilities to be heard....

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Business Receives National Recognition For Employing People With Disabilities

Black Hills Corporation has been a tremendous partner of Black Hills Works.

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Gardening skills blossom at GrowWorks

Black Hills Works is always seeking to customize employment opportunities for people supported. A new social enterprise venture, GrowWorks, is in direct response to an interest in gardening that people supported have asked for—while also providing a new service to Rapid City.

Kevin Papen held several jobs within the agency, but wanted to work in the community. He began volunteering at the Salvation Army while he sought employment, and eventually he was hired at Family Thrift Center on Omaha Street as a bagger. He continues to volunteer at the Salvation Army.