Black Hills Energy awards BCDA Executive Director with scholarship

L.-r., Clayton Pelster, operations supervisor at Black Hills Energy, and Michelle Olson, executive director at BCDA.

Black Hills Energy has awarded Boone County Development Agency (BCDA) Executive Director Michelle Olson with a scholarship to attend Heartland Economic Development Training in April. This training offers participants a unique economic development learning opportunity. The course uses a variety of training methods and formats that revolve around exercises in which participants, working in teams, present various case studies that incorporate a host of development related issues and challenges including: business development, workforce, managing an EDO, financial incentives, infrastructure, transportation, urban/rural issues, and ethics.