Monthly Archives: April 2020

Honoring Erin Bosch


Blazing a Trail at EmBe Since 2011 Since 2011, Erin Bosch has been a catalyst for positive change at EmBe. As Executive Director of Women’s Programs, she has led programming that has impacted the lives of hundreds of women in the region, advancing Women’s Leadership Program and Dress for Success Sioux Falls, just to name a few. Today marks the final day of Erin’s tenure at EmBe. Next week she begins a new chapter as a Senior [...]

Honoring Erin Bosch2020-04-22T14:34:18-05:00

EmBe announces 2020 Tribute to Women nominees


Fifty women and men have been nominated for EmBe’s 47th Tribute to Women awards. Tribute to Women is the longest-standing award honoring the achievements of women in the region. “Tribute uniquely celebrates the work people do to empower our community. Since its founding by Sylvia Henkin in the 1970s, more than 328 people have been honored by their peers. It is a perfect time to honor the work of women as our community comes together to fight the coronavirus pandemic,” said Anne Rieck McFarland, EmBe Interim CEO. The honorees were nominated in one of the following categories: Banking and Finance, [...]

EmBe announces 2020 Tribute to Women nominees2020-04-16T15:40:46-05:00

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Childcare & School Age Care During COVID-19 Crisis


Q: Will EmBe remain open if Governor Kristi Noem issues a shelter in place order for Minnehaha and Lincoln Counties? A:  Yes. EmBe Childcare and School Age Care programs are considered a part of essential services critical to maintaining the Infrastructure Workforce. Only the South Dakota Department of Health/Department of Social Services can close our building. Q: Will parents be notified if there is a positive case of COVID-19 of a staff member or child at EmBe? A: Maybe or maybe not. We take all direction from the SD Department of Health on who needs to be notified depending on [...]

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Childcare & School Age Care During COVID-19 Crisis2020-04-14T16:52:21-05:00

EmBe Wants to Help You Help Others


EmBe South Care EmBe School Age Care at our South location (3510 Ralph Rogers Road, Sioux Falls) is offering care from 7 am to 5:30 pm for all first responders. To enroll your child submit the Temporary School Age Care Enrollment.  After you enroll, information on our procedures will be sent to you. Weekly Fee:  $130 per child Breakfast, Lunch and Snack provided.  Daily Curriculum with Wi-Fi accessibility to help your child or children with homework.  Click here to learn more about 4 weeks - 2 years old care. Click here to learn more about EmBe Preschool. Click here [...]

EmBe Wants to Help You Help Others2020-07-31T08:41:39-05:00

EmBe CEO Departure Announcement


 EmBe CEO Departure Announcement During a time of transition and change, EmBe is announcing that Karen Lundquist, its Chief Executive Officer, will be leaving the organization in April. “Although we regret Karen’s departure, we have confidence in our senior leadership and the vision of our board to continue to deliver on our mission and the foundation we have built since 1921,” said Alex Halbach, EmBe’s Board President. “With a clear plan for interim leadership, our programming will continue to evolve to meet community needs.” The Board of Directors has appointed Anne Rieck McFarland as Interim CEO of the Organization while [...]

EmBe CEO Departure Announcement2020-04-01T13:38:43-05:00
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