Community

At the Colonial House Restaurant and Bar, we are passionate about contributing to the community we call home. We’ve seen firsthand the spirit of caring our neighbors put forth, and we want to keep those values alive. Whether it’s raising money for a local school through our Community Dough Fund, delivering meals to families who could use a helping hand, supporting a fund raiser, or simply welcoming each guest with a warm smile, there’s no better feeling than giving back.We thank you for visiting our Community Page. Here, you’ll find recent community endeavors our staff has participated in. We hope that in some way, big or small we’ve been successful in bettering the lives of others.

Progress Update: CH II

A breeze crept up on the edge of demolition while the sun was still deciding whether it was going to make an appearance from out of the clouds that morning. I had told my wife that our three month old boy, Hank, would need something warm in case it got cold out. She told me […]

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Turkey Trot and Pies

The Black Hills Runners Club Turkey Trot is a fundraiser to support community youth running, running scholarships, and running camps. Items donated include running shoes and gear for youth, so they may participate in their local/school running programs. Any extra money collected, go toward purchases that benefit the fitness community, such as the new Race […]

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Black Hawk Elementary

RECEIVES $4,000 ENDOWMENT FUND FROM COLONIAL HOUSE RAPID CITY (May 19TH, 2014) — On Wednesday, May 21st, the gymnasium of Black Hawk Elementary School was filled with excited students as they gathered to receive a $4,000 check from the Colonial House Restaurant and Bar. Compliments of the restaurant’s 2013-2014 Endowment Fund, the decision to donate […]

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Certified Pastry Chef Jeff Slathar Teaches Croissant Class

The restaurant is fortunate to have Certified Pastry Chef Jeff Slathar on staff, which results in sweets that are simply a slice above the rest. Slathar is also a self-proclaimed “teaching junkie” who is dedicated to sharing his love of baking within our community.

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Colonial House Donates Cake to Love INC Dessert Auction

Love INC is a network of Christian churches working together to show God’s love by helping people in need. In November of 2012, Colonial House was happy to donate a cake for the organization’s annual Dessert Auction.

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Horace Mann Elementary Receives $3,000 Community Dough Fund from Colonial House

On May 9th, 2012, the gymnasium of Rapid City’s Horace Mann Elementary School filled with excited students as they gathered to receive a $3,000 check from the Colonial House. Compliments of the 2011-2012 Community Dough Fund, the decision to donate the money to Horace Mann was made after reading letters written by the students.

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Colonial House presents cookies to Youth and Family Services

One of the largest youth development programs in western South Dakota, YFS has grown to encompass seven programs that offer education, meals, health advocacy, counseling, parent enrichment, and prevention programs.

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Dunn Bros Coffee ‘ABC’ Event Raises $2,450 for Wilson Elementary School

It was two weeks of ‘Arts, Books, and Coffee’. It was also a way to give back to the students of Wilson Elementary School. Dunn Bros’ ABC event, which ran from March 1st through March 15th, showcased a variety of artwork created by students of the local school.

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Hero Week – Rapid City Firefighters

In remembering 9/11, the Colonial House “Hero Week” was created to honor those lost and pay tribute to the many who continue to defend our wonderful nation. It also serves as a time to exalt some of our community’s most heroic public defenders and raise money to donate to a good cause.

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Endowment Fund

Supporting the Rapid City community is another aspect of our business that the Colonial House takes enormous pride in doing. With that in mind, Every Monday, the CH offers $2.00 off of any guest check if the bearer is wearing a logo from one of our select Civic groups (i.e. military id/uniform, local school logos, EMT, fireman, etc.).

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