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MSU Energy Game Day

Posted: Sep 07 2022

Minot Area Chamber EDC, API Bakken Chapter, and Minot State University Announce Energy Game Day

On Saturday, September 17, the Minot area community is invited to Energy Game Day at Minot State University, First Western Bank Field at Herb Parker Stadium. Tailgating will start at 9:00 am with food and family-friendly entertainment.
Energy Game Day will feature food and fun provided by local oil and gas companies, including Creedence Energy Services, Hess Corporation, Farstad Oil, Inc., Town and Country Credit Union, Cameron, SandPro, Enbridge, Baker Hughes, DrillChem, 3 Forks Services, North Dakota Petroleum Foundation, First International Bank and Trust, Torque Transport, Precise Transport, and Jacam Catalyst. There will also be live music provided by the band “Boys of Summer.”
“Many oil and gas companies call the Minot area their home, employing hundreds of people in our region,” said Kevin Black, Creedence Energy Services CEO and Minot Area Chamber EDC Board of Directors Chair-Elect. “This event will provide an opportunity for companies to show support for Minot State while sharing the important work they do in our region.”
“We are excited to bring oil and gas companies and employees to Herb Parker Stadium for a great day of food, fun, and Minot State Football,” said Kent Kirkhammer, President/CEO at NewKota. “It’s a focus for our organizations and companies to give back to the communities where we live and work, and partnering with Minot State has been a fantastic opportunity.” Kirkhammer is the Minot Area Chamber EDC Energy Committee Chair and a member of the API Bakken Chapter.
“Minot State University is excited to partner with a number of companies and organizations in the oil and gas sector for our first-ever Energy Game Day,” shared Dr. Steven Shirley, President of Minot State University. “There is a rich tradition of MSU alumni working in the energy industry, and we are thankful to our oil and gas partners for their strong support and look forward to an exciting Energy Game Day encompassing our Beaver Football game.”  
Energy Day at MSU vs. Wayne State College

Saturday, September 17, 2022
9:00 am Tailgating
1:00 pm Kickoff
Tailgating in east parking lot of the Minot State University Dome
11th Ave NW, Minot, ND 58701
Football game First Western Bank Field at Herb Parker Stadium, Minot State University
The day will kick off at 9:00 am with tailgating and food provided by the sponsoring partners in the east parking lot of the Dome. T-shirts and other promotional items will be available for attendees. Live music provided by “Boys of Summer.”

About the Minot Area Chamber EDC
The Minot Area Chamber Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is a nonprofit organization formed when the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce and the Minot Area Development Corporation merged into one organization on January 1, 2021.
The organization exists to promote business, leadership, and growth for the Minot area while facilitating business attraction, expansion, retention, and advocacy to diversify and strengthen the Minot area. It is the mission of the Minot Area Chamber EDC to advocate for and invest in business activity by being a collaborative partner in the community focused on improving quality of life for all.
About Minot State University
Minot State University is a public university dedicated to excellence in education, scholarship, and community engagement achieved through rigorous academic experiences, active learning environments, commitment to public service, and vibrant campus life.
About API Bakken Chapter
The mission of the Bakken Chapter is to foster a spirit of cooperation among those, directly and indirectly, engaged in the extraction of oil and gas and the communities in which we all live.

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