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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, June 30, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For July 1 – 7, 2017

 

Public Meetings:

 

Wednesday, July 5, 11 a.m. CDT, 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.

 

 

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Wednesday, July 5 – 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. MDT
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Faulkton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Britton, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Clark, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT
  • Wagner, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT

 

Wednesday, July 5, to Thursday, July 6 – 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:

  • Wednesday, July 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at 116 W. Missouri Ave. For more information, call 605-773-3372 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  
  • Thursday, July 6, 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, July 5 for more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, July 5, to Thursday, July 6 – 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:

  • Wednesday, July 5, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Wagner - at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 29775 Main Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, July 5, 12 – 3 p.m. CDT, 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, July 6, 1– 3 p.m. CDT, Britton – at Marshall County Community Hall or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Thursday, July 6, to Friday, July 7 – 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:

  • Thursday, July 6, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Watertown – at Lake Area Technical Institute, 1201 Arrow Ave. This is part one of the eight-hour course. For more information, contact Terri Cordrey with the Lake Area Technical Institute at 605-882-5284, ext. 309.
  • Friday, July 7, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Watertown – at Lake Area Technical Institute, 1201 Arrow Ave. This is part two of the eight-hour course. For more information, contact Terri Cordrey with the Lake Area Technical Institute at 605-882-5284, ext. 309.

 

Thursday, July 6 – 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. MDT
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Lower Brule, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

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