State Parties

Dakotas Party March 7

Steve Perkins

North Dakotans and South Dakotans and friends from Sun Lakes, SunBird, and surrounding areas are all invited to the annual North and South Dakota Party held Thursday, March 7, 2024, at the San Tan Ballroom in Cottonwood Country Club in Sun Lakes. Make sure you put it on your calendar. It’s a 40-plus-year tradition!

We had great attendance last year and look for another record breaker at the 2024 party. It will be a real hoedown big party celebration, just like a good ol’ Dakota rodeo.

The main thing is to get on our Dakotas party email list. If you are not getting our emails, then you are not on our list. You can get on the list by emailing [email protected] or by calling us at the contact information below. Everyone on the list from last year continues. In January we will email the registration forms with all the details.

We again are hoping to have as our event sponsor Dakota-based Western State Bank, with branches here in Arizona. We will have a nice meal, great door prizes, and lots of fun.

Just make sure you are on our annual party list so we can keep you up to date about the party. Please spread the word. To save money we are only doing email mailings, so please make sure all your Dakota friends know about the party. We need your help! Please don’t assume everyone knows about it. Spread the word faster than Grandma’s country party line phone.

For more information, to get on our list, and/or to make reservations, contact [email protected] (preferred) or call Marianne Perkins at 507-227-2099 or Steve Perkins at 507-920-3532.

Nebraska State Dinner

Carla Teusaw

The annual Nebraska State Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the Cottonwood Country Club ballroom.

The event starts with a no-host bar beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the opportunity to catch up with your fellow Nebraskans and maybe run across someone you didn’t realize has moved to the Sun Lakes area. Raffle and auction items will also be available.

If you have not attended before and would like additional information or if your address has changed, please contact Don Teusaw at 402-659-2410.