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State Board of Vocational Rehabilitation Holding Quarterly Meeting





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 23, 2016

Contact: Dan Hoblick, Department of Human Services, 605-773-6463

 

 State Board of Vocational Rehabilitation Holding Quarterly Meeting

 

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR) will hold their quarterly meeting next week in Pierre.

 

The meeting will be held at the Governor’s Inn located at 700 W. Sioux Ave. starting on Monday, June 27, from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. CDT and will continue on Tuesday, June 28,  starting at 8:15 a.m.

 

Notable agenda items include:

  • Director’s Report
  • Statewide Independent Living Council Update
  • Program Initiatives Update
  • Youth Leadership Forum
  • Employment Works Initiative
  • Status of Governor’s Awards 

 

The full agenda can also be viewed at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=105. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195. 

 

The purpose of the BVR is to serve as an advocate for all persons with disabilities seeking to reach their employment goals and aspirations through vocational rehabilitation services.

 

About DHS

 

The South Dakota Department of Human Services’ mission is to enhance the quality of life of people with disabilities, in partnership with its stakeholders, through the programs and services offered by its divisions. Learn more by visiting the department’s website, dhs.sd.gov.