Rapid City's Day of Excellence event will award $14,000 to seven area organizations through its Giving Back program on Monday, July 8, during the Movies Under the Stars at Main Street Square.

The grants are funded through ticket sales to the annual professional development event. This year's main motivational speaker for the event was Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger of Notre Dame's "Rudy" fame.

This year's recipients are:

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of the Black Hills
  • Hardrock Club
  • Love INC of the Black Hills
  • Make-A-Wish South Dakota
  • Seventh Circuit CASA Program
  • South Dakota Youth Hunting Adventures
  • Starting Strong RC

Contact Mary Garrigan at 394-8424 or mary.garrigan@rapidcityjournal.com

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