New Archery Range to be Unveiled in Wall

New Archery Range to be Unveiled in Wall

Project Made Possible by South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative

An archery shoot-out will take place on Friday, June 16 at 1:30 p.m. to celebrate the first phase of the new Wall Archery Range located in Wall, S.D.

Participating in the shoot-out will be Wall Mayor Marty Huether, South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal, and Pennington / Jackson County Farm Bureau President Josh Geigle.

“We are excited to recognize a generous donation from both South Dakota Farm Bureau and the Pennington / Jackson County Farm Bureau that helped make the Wall Archery Range a reality,” said Cheyenne McGriff, Wall Economic Development Corporation. “Archery is a growing activity in our area and will provide family fun entertainment for a variety of ages. We believe the shoot-out will be a fun way to celebrate this generous donation. ”

Funding for the Archery Range was made possible by a $5,000 donation from the South Dakota Farm Bureau combined with a $5,000 donation from the Pennington / Jackson County Farm Bureau. The Farm Bureau donations were the result of the SDFB Centennial Community Initiative.

“When Pennington / Jackson County Farm Bureau learned of the special funding opportunity that was available as part of SDFB’s Centennial Celebration we knew we wanted to participate, and the Wall Archery Range is the perfect project for us to have a definite impact in our region,” said Josh Geigle, Pennington / Jackson County Farm Bureau President.

The Wall Archery Range project is one of the first of several SDFB Centennial Community Initiative projects that will be announced in the coming weeks. The SDFB Centennial Community Initiative is a grant program for community projects that serve a need in a community, make a difference, have high visibility and reflect Farm Bureau’s mission and vision. SDFB is investing $100,000 in local communities for community Improvement projects during its centennial year in 2017.

The archery range is located south of the Wall Golf Course, 1801 Golf Course Rd., Wall. The shoot-out will celebrate the completion of the first phase of the Wall Archery Range. The second phase will be a 3-D walking archery range, set to be complete by late summer or early fall of this year.

For more information about the project, please contact the Wall Economic Development Corporation at www.wallsd.us. For more information about South Dakota Farm Bureau visit www.sdfbf.org