DOVIA of the Sioux Empire

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All Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month from 11:45 pm to 1:00 pm unless otherwise noted. 




January 10, 2018

Helpline Center
1000 West Ave #310
Sioux Falls, SD  57104

 Topic: Fueling Your Success in 2018

 Speaker: Lisa Brouwer, Full Throttle Living

 Lunch Provided By: DOVIA 

February 14, 2018

1305 Grange Avenue
18th and Grange Entrance

Topic: Celebrating on a Budget

 Speaker: Nona Bixler, Sanford

 Lunch Provided By: Sandford

March 14, 2018

LifeScape (Children's Services)
2501 W 26th St
Sioux Falls, SD

Topic: Having Difficult Conversations with Volunteers

Speaker:  Jessica Wells, LifeScape

Lunch Provided By: DOVIA

April 18, 2018

Lunch is Served

Service Project: Lunch is Served

May 9, 2018

Children's Inn
409 N Western Ave
Sioux Falls, SD

Topic: Retaining Volunteers 

Speaker: Patty Shea, Girl Scouts

Lunch Provided By: DOVIA

June 13, 2018

Good Earth State Park
26924 480th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD

Topic:  Potluck Picnic

Lunch Provided By: DOVIA & members

July 11, 2018

Make a Wish
1400 W 17th St
Sioux Falls, SD

Topic:  Social Media - Make Your Message Matter

Speaker: Kim VanderPoel, Fresh Impact

Lunch Provided By: Make a Wish

August 8, 2018

Lutheran Social Services
705 E 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD

Topic:  Evaluating Your Volunteer Program

Speaker:  Rebecca Kiesow-Knuden, LSS

Lunch Provided By: DOVIA

September 12, 2018

Salvation Army
Family Services Building
900 N Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 

Topic:  Recruiting Volunteers from Immigrant Communities

Speaker:  Taneeza Islam

Lunch Provided By: DOVIA


October 26, 2018

Sanford Center
2301 E 60th St N
Sioux Falls, SD

11th Annual DOVIA Conference

November 14, 2018

Presentation Sisters
629 S. Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD

Topic: Gen Z Volunteers

Speaker: Michelle Harvey, Augustana University

Lunch Provided By: DOVIA

December 12, 2018


DOVIA Year End Celebration