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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 17, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Feb. 18 – 24, 2017

 

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

 

Saturday, Feb. 18, 10:30 a.m. CST, Minneapolis, MN Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the 2017 National Pheasant Summit at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

 

Friday, Feb. 24, to Monday, Feb. 27, Washington, D.C. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend the 2017 National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, DC.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 1 p.m. CST, Huron The South Dakota State Fair Commission will be holding a meeting in the Nordby Exhibit Hall. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=39. For more information, please contact the State Fair Office at 605-353-7340.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2 p.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Building – The Board of Finance will meet in the Governor’s Small Conference Room. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=121.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m. CST – The State Conservation Commission will be holding a meeting via teleconference. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=19. For more information, please contact the Department of Agriculture at 605-773-3623.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m. CST, Huron – The South Dakota Weed and Pest Control Commission will be holding a meeting at the Crossroads Hotel and Event Center. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=109. For more information, please contact the Department of Agriculture at 605-773-3796.

 

Thursday, Feb. 23, 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 Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.

 

Friday, Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission  will hold a meeting at the Missouri River Plaza, Sharpe Conference Room, 123 W. Missouri Ave. Any interested persons may attend the meeting. To join the meeting via teleconference, please call the Commission office at 605-773-6193 no later than Feb. 22. If you have any questions, please contact Kate Boyd at kate.boyd@state.sd.us. Meeting agenda and materials are available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=21.

 

Friday, Feb. 24, 4 p.m. CST The South Dakota Board of Regents will hold a brief teleconference meeting to update Board members on the 2017 South Dakota Legislature and discuss Board positions on legislative topics. Public access to this meeting is available at the Board of Regents’ office in Pierre (306 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 200). For media call-in information, contact Tracy Mercer at 605-773-3455.

 

 

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Tuesday, Feb. 21, to Thursday, Feb. 23 – 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. 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Ave.  For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday Feb. 22, 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. 22, 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.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 21, to Thursday, Feb. 23 – 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. 21, 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. 21, 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.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 22, 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.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 23, 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.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 21 – 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 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (MST)
  • Dupree from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (MST)
  • Canton from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (CST)
  • Flandreau from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (CST)
  • Desmet from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (CST)
  • Howard from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (CST)
  • Miller from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (CST)
  • Wessington Springs from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (CST)
  • Wagner from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (CST)

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22 – 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 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (MST)
  • Timber Lake from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (MST)
  • Flandreau from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (CST)
  • Salem from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (CST)

 

Thursday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST – There will be a Basic Sales Tax seminar in Watertown. The seminar will take place at the South Dakota Department of Revenue office, located at 715 S. Maple. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Thursday, Feb. 23, 1 – 4 p.m. CST – There will be a Basic Contractor’s Excise Tax seminar in Watertown. The seminar will take place at the South Dakota Department of Revenue office, located at 715 S. Maple. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Thursday, Feb. 23 – 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 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (CST)
  • Kyle from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (MST)
  • Flandreau from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (CST)
  • Webster from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (CST)
  • Lemmon from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (MST)

 

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