Additional presentations scheduled for the Barnett Arena

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - Additional public presentations on the future of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center's Barnett Arena have been scheduled after the New Year.

Presentations by Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender have been scheduled for Thursday, January 11 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 20 at 2 p.m. Both presentations will be held in the Civic Center's LaCroix Hall A.

The events will include Mayor Allender's presentation, a question and answer session and a tour of the Barnett Arena. Mayor Allender hosted similar presentations in September and October. In addition, the public can view the entire presentation or specific segments online. "The Future of Don Barnett Arena: Investment or Expense?" can be viewed at http://www.barnettarena.com .

There are 10 video segments to choose from including the entire presentation. Individual links include segments entitled introduction, history, attendance, economic impact, competitive challenges, options, pros and cons, funding, wrap-up and the entire presentation.