Those of us who work here at KELO know just how special this place is. Every day is a new adventure…and the coworkers here – they’re pretty awesome.

But even though she calls one of KELO-TV’s founding members, Joe Floyd, a member of her family, Catherine Dekkenga chose to follow after a different family member when it came time to choosing a career.

Growing up Catherine was inspired by the work of her architect father. Nowadays she forges her own path as an architect and mentor to other women in architecture. Ashley Thompson recently sat down with her Across the Table at JJ’s Wine Spirits and Cigars.

Catherine Dekkenga and Ashley Thompson at JJ's Wine, Spirits & Cigars
Catherine Dekkenga and Ashley Thompson at JJ’s Wine, Spirits & Cigars

At JJ’s they like to say they provide “an enhanced adult beverage experience” and we think that’s just perfect to sum up the great food and drink and the great people you’ll run into at JJ’s Wine, Spirits and Cigars.

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They’re located at 3000 west 57th Street in Sioux Falls. you can find out more about their specials and events, by checking out their website at JJsWine.com.

And don’t forget dessert from The Boozy Bakery™! Check out The Boozy Bakery™ and JJ’s Wine, Spirits & Cigars online to see what is available for take-out, or to have right in JJ’s Bar!

Get to know other interesting people from around KELOLAND by checking out some of our other Across the Table segments!

Across the Table with Annie Mello

Across the Table with Josh Aberson

Across the Table with Steve Sarbacker

Across the Table with Ivy Oland

Across the Table with Erin Wiswall

Across the Table with Andrea Carstensen

Across the Table with Janean Michalov

Across the Table with John Meyer

Across the Table with Marcella Prokop

Across the Table with Mark Blackburn

Across the Table with Seth Pearman

Across the Table with Beth Ormseth

Across the Table with Becka Burger

Across the Table with Nancy and Bruce Halverson

Across the table with Lindsay Harris

Across the Table with Jon Thum

Across the Table with Dr. Charles Chima

Across the Table with April Meyerink

Across the Table with Tom Slattery

Across the Table with Brad Palmer

Across the Table with Sue Aguilar

Across the Table with Darrin Smith

Across the Table with Sheila Hazard