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            Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, January 20, 2017

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Kelsey Pritchard at 605-773-3212

 

                            

News Tips For Jan. 21 – 27, 2017

 

Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s Public Commitments; Public Meetings:

 

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 11:07 a.m. CST Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on South Dakota Public Radio’s In the Moment with Lori Walsh.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 11:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will give the welcome for the State Tribal Listening Session at Red Rossa, Pierre.

 

Thursday, Jan. 26, 11:45 a.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Building – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the State Tribal Relations Day ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda.

 

Monday, Jan. 23, 11 a.m. CST – The South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy will meet via teleconference. For more information see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or contact Jennifer Stalley at 605-224-1721 or SDBMT@midwestsolutionssd.com.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 9:30 a.m. CST, Pierre The South Dakota Wheat Commission will be holding a meeting at the RedRossa Conference Center, 808 W Sioux Ave. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=110. For more information, please contact the Wheat Utilization Commission at 605-773-4645.

 

Thursday,  Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Transportation Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information contact Kellie Beck at 605-773-3265.

 

Friday, Jan. 27, 1:30 p.m. CST, Pierre The South Dakota Professional Administrators Practices and Standards Commission will meet at the MacKay Building, Conference Room 1, 800 Governors Drive, Pierre. A proposed agenda is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=80.

 

Friday, Jan. 27, 9 a.m. CST – The South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities will hold its quarterly meeting from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2017 at DDN sites located in Aberdeen, Chamberlain, Pierre, Rapid City, Redfield, Sioux Falls, and Spearfish.  For more information contact Arlene Poncelet at 605-773-6369.

 

 

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Monday, Jan. 23, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST, Wanblee Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available in Wanblee. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

 

Monday, Jan. 23, to Friday, Jan. 27 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will host Job Search Assistance Programs (JSAP). JSAP is a workshop for people recovering from job loss or enhancing their job search skills. Trained instructors speak on modern-day techniques used to successfully find employment. Topics covered are: resume and cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. JSAP will be offered at the following locations:

  • Monday, Jan. 23, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST, N. Sioux City – at 504 River Drive. For more information, call 605-242-5445 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 24, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST, Madison at 223 S. Van Eps Ave. For more information, call 605-256-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org
  • Wednesday Jan. 25, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10th St. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Yankton – at 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Friday, Jan. 27, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Vermillion – at 904 E. Cherry St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-677-6900 before 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25. For more information, call or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Monday, Jan. 23, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. MST, Rapid City – ASI will be conducting a Job Fair at the Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office, 2330 N. Maple Ave.  This is a walk-in interview session open to the public. Positions available include Product Support Specialists and Consumer Advocates. For questions or additional information, please call 605-394-2296. 

 

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – Black Hills Healthcare (formerly Golden Living) will be conducting a Job Fair at the Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office, 2330 N. Maple Ave. This is a walk-in interview session open to the public. Positions available at their 4 locations include CNA, RN, LPN and Dietary Aide. For questions or additional information, please call 605-394-2296. 

 

Tuesday, Jan. 24, to Thursday, Jan. 26 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will hold itinerant office hours. Both job seekers and employers interested in receiving employment and career services at no cost may visit or call during these office hours. More information on programs and services is available at www.sdjobs.org. Itinerant office hours will be held at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 24, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MST, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212.  For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Samantha McGrath at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 24, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MST, Sturgis – at 1401 Lazelle St., Meade Room or call 605-641-0965 during these office hours and 605-642-6900 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1– 3 p.m. CST, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor or call 605-472-0435 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1– 3 p.m. CST, Webster – at the Day County Court House basement or call 605-345-4781 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Jan. 26, 1 – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212.  For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Samantha McGrath at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1 – 5 p.m. CST, Wagner – at the City Hall, 60 S. Main. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 24 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST

 

Wednesday, Jan. 25 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Wanblee, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST

 

Thursday, Jan. 26 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST
  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST

 

Thursday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Plumbing Commission will hold a meeting at the Governor’s Inn Conference Room, 700 W. Sioux Ave. To view the agenda, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Template.aspx?id=21. For more information call Michael Richards, executive director of the Plumbing Commission, at 605-773-3429.

 

Friday, Jan. 27, Sioux Falls – The Sioux Falls Job Service Office, located at 811 E. 10th St., will be closed to walk-in job seekers and the general public. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) services will be conducted in the Department of Social Services area of the building. All services will resume as normal on Monday, Jan. 30.

 

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