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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, February 10, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Feb. 11 – 17, 2017

 

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

 

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. CST, Pierre Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the 2017 Governor's Awards in the Arts banquet at the Ramkota in Pierre.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 9:30 a.m. CST – The Economic Development Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 9:30 a.m. CST at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Railroad Board 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/Template.aspx?id=88.  For more information contact Tessa Wenner at 605-773-3265.

 

Thursday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. CST, Pierre – The State Library Board will meet at 10 a.m. CST in the Library Commons at the MacKay Building, 800 Governors Drive. An agenda is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=61.

 

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m. CST – The South Dakota Board of Regents Building Committee for the Northern State University Residence Hall Project #2 will meet by teleconference to approve the final designs and the Guaranteed Maximum Price for the project. Contact Tracy Mercer at (605) 773-3455 prior to the meeting for information about telephonic access to this meeting; public access to the teleconference is also available at the Board of Regents’ office in Pierre, located at 306 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 200. The committee’s supporting documents may be found online at https://www.sdbor.edu/the-board/committees/building-nsu/Pages/default.aspx

 

Thursday, Feb. 16, 8 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls The Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. For an agenda and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=74.

 

Friday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m. MST – The Governor’s Snowmobile Advisory Council will meet at the Comfort Inn in Deadwood, S.D. The meeting’s agenda can be viewed online at http://gfp.sd.gov/to-do/snowmobile/council.aspx. For more information, contact Ryan Raynor, 605.773.2885.

 

 

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Monday, Feb. 13, 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, Feb. 13, to Thursday, Feb. 16 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will host Job Search Assistance Program (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. 

  • Monday Feb. 13, 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, Feb. 15, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Wagner – at 106 SE Sheridan Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Spearfish – at 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Mitchell – at 1321 N. Main St. For more information, call 605-995-8060 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  

 

Tuesday, Feb. 14, to Thursday, Feb. 16 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will hold itinerant office hours.  Both jobs 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, Feb. 14, 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, Feb. 14, 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, Feb. 14, 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, Feb. 15, Sisseton, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST – at 10 E. Hickory St. Suite 3. For more information, call 605-698-3964 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  
    • Wednesday, Feb. 15, 12 – 3 p.m. CST, Mobridge – at the Mobridge Economic Development office 205 2nd St. E., Suite 1 or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
    • Thursday, Feb. 16, 1 – 4:00 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.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 14, to Wednesday, Feb. 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – Crothall Healthcare 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 Environmental Services Aide. For questions or additional information, please call 605-394-2296. 

 

Tuesday, Feb. 14 – 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, February 15 – 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
  • Clear Lake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST

 

Thursday, February 16 – 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
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST

 

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