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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, May 19, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For May 20 – 26, 2017

 

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

 

Monday, May 22, 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the opening ceremony for the 2017 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City.

 

Monday, May 22, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Deadwood – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Social Work Examiners will hold a teleconference board at The Lodge at Deadwood (Bullock Room), 100 Pine Crest Lane. For more information and to view the agenda please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=91.

 

Tuesday, May 23, 2 p.m. CDT – The South Dakota Interstate Corrections Compact State Council will meet via teleconference. A proposed agenda is posted at http://doc.sd.gov/parole/compact/. Contact the Board of Pardons and Paroles office at 605-367-5040 for information on accessing the teleconference.

 

Tuesday, May 23, 10a.m. – 11a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Division of Long Term Services and Supports is hosting a public hearing for the State Plan on Aging. The hearing will be held at 3800 E. Hwy. 34, c/o 500 E. Capitol in Conference Room B. To call in, dial 1-866-410-8397 and enter conference code 9553117118. For more information on the State Plan on Aging, please visit http://dhs.sd.gov/LTSS/default.aspx.

 

Tuesday, May 23, 10a.m. – 11a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Division of Long Term Services and Supports is hosting a public hearing for the Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for South Dakotans.  The hearing will be held at 3800 E. Hwy. 34, c/o 500 E. Capitol in Conference Room B. To call in, dial 1-866-410-8397 and enter conference code 9553117118. For more information on the Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for South Dakotans, please visit http://dhs.sd.gov/ltss/titlexix.aspx .

 

Tuesday, May 23, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Aeronautics Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting via conference call. Staff will be available in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. in Pierre. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=5. For more information contact Tessa Wenner at 605.773.3574.

 

Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. CDT – The South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy will meet via teleconference. To join the teleconference, please contact the Board at 605-224-1721 or SDBMT@midwestsolutionssd.com by May 23 at 5 p.m. See http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ for an agenda and meeting materials or contact Jennifer Stalley at 605-224-1721 or SDBMT@midwestsolutionssd.com for more information.

 

Wednesday, May 24, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre, Capitol Building – The Board of Internal Control will meet in room 362 of the Capitol Building on Wednesday. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=164.

 

Thursday, May 25, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Transportation Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting via conference call. Staff will be available in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. in Pierre. 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.

 

Thursday, May 25, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Housing Authority will meet in in Pierre in the SDHDA board room on Friday. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=51.

 

 

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Saturday, May 20, to Thursday, May 25 – Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Work encompasses seven different skills including Appreciation, Attitude, Attendance, Appearance, Ambition, Accountability and Acceptance. These soft skills and a willingness to take direction are generally more desired by employers than the specific skills a particular job requires. This is an eight-hour course offered in a one-day setting or in two four-hour settings. This workshop will be offered at the following locations:

  • Saturday, May 20, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. The cost is $175/per participant. Please register by May 17. For more information contact Kriss at The Right Turn at 605-773-4755.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 2320 N. Career Ave. This is part one of an eight-hour course. There is a $99 charge for the fill class. For more information contact Southeast Technical Institute at 605.367.6040.
  • Thursday, May 25, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 2320 N. Career Ave. This is part two of an eight-hour course. There is a $99 charge for the fill class. For more information contact Southeast Technical Institute at 605.367.6040.

 

 

Tuesday, May 23, to Wednesday, May 25 – 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:

  • Tuesday, May 23, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Avenue.  For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday May 24, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10th St. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.
  • Thursday, May 25, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-626-2340 prior to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24 for more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, May 23, to Wednesday, May 24 – 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, May 23, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, 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, May 23, 1– 3 p.m. CDT, 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, May 24, 1– 3 p.m. CDT, 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.
  • Wednesday, May 24, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, 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, May 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.

  • Kyle from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Dupree from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT
  • Canton from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Flandreau from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT

 

Tuesday, May 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Representatives from Sanford Health will be available to answer questions about recruitment and career paths within the company at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office, 811 E. 10th St. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, May 24, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – There will be a South Dakota/Minnesota border sales tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the South Dakota Department of Revenue’s Sioux Falls office, located at 300 S. Sycamore Ave., Suite 102. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Wednesday, May 24, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – There will be a South Dakota/Minnesota border construction contractors tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the South Dakota Department of Revenue’s Sioux Falls office, located at 300 S. Sycamore Ave., Suite 102. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch, 605-773-3311.

 

Wednesday, May 24, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – JP Energy will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office, 811 E. 10th St. Positions are available for Class A Delivery Drivers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, May 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.

  • Wanblee from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Timber Lake from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Salem from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Thursday, May 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.

  • Canton from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT
  • Kyle from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Webster from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Lemmon from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT

 

Friday, May 19, to Sunday, May 21, Statewide – The Department of Game, Fish and Parks invites outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy South Dakota outdoors with the Parks' Open House Weekend and Free Fishing Weekend. During the annual three-day event, anglers can fish without a license anywhere in the state, and entrance fees are waived for visitors to South Dakota's state parks and recreation areas. Camping fees still apply. Fishing regulations and limits apply. For more information, visit gfp.sd.gov or call 605.223.7660.

 

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