News & Events

Here you will find information whether RRI is mentioned in the news media or participating in upcoming events!

News

August 2021 – RRI held their annual summer cookout in appreciation for their resident employees’ hard work throughout the 2021 fiscal year. Director Rick Gardner also had a special surprise in store for the cookout event…

July 2021 – Check out this Summer 2021 newsletter from National Correctional Industries Association (NCIA) where RRI staff member, Alexis Burgard, has an article featured the newsletter which discusses why she works in Correctional Industries (CI). Alexis’ article can be found on pages 48-49.

August 2020 – RRI residents are working hard to reach a production goal of 100,000 face masks by the end of August 2020.

August 2020 – RRI stepped up to help fill the demand for face masks, wellness barriers and other products used amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 2020 – Jamestown River Correctional Center (JRCC) residents make masks to help in the fight against COVID-19.

April 2020 – Jamestown River Correctional Center (JRCC) residents make masks and gowns for North Dakota agencies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our JRCC team is doing a great job of converting their normal operations into mask and gown production.

March 2020 – Check out this Spring 2020 newsletter from National Correctional Industries Association (NCIA) where RRI has an article featured in the newsletter which discusses the many ways RRI offers modern technology to its resident workers to achieve successful reentry once they are released from prison. RRI’s article can be found on pages 12-15.

Events

Independent Community Banks of North Dakota (ICBND) - 53rd Annual Convention

Date: August 16-18, 2021

Location: Ramkota Hotel – Bismarck, ND

ND Long Term Care Association - 44th Annual Convention & Trade Show (Virtual)

Date: August 24-27, 2021

Location: www.ndltca.org

ND Recreation & Park Association - State Conference

Date: September 13-15, 2021

Location: Ramkota Hotel – Bismarck, ND

ND League of Cities - Annual Conference

Date: September 16-18, 2021

Location: Bismarck Event Center – Bismarck, ND

ND Association of Counties - Annual Conference

Date: October 4, 2021

Location: Bismarck Event Center – Bismarck, ND

ND School Boards Association - Annual Convention

Date: October 28-29, 2021

Location: TBD – Bismarck, ND