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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, July 21, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For July 22 – 28, 2017

 

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

 

Saturday, July 22, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the activation ceremony for 15 Soldiers of the South Dakota National Guard 200th Engineer Company Bridge Training Team at TF Riggs High School Theater in Pierre. Soldiers from the Pierre, Chamberlain and Mobridge-based unit will depart for a nine-month deployment to the Middle East. Other planned speakers include U.S. senators John Thune and Mike Rounds, U.S. Congresswoman Kristi Noem, Pierre Mayor Steve Harding and Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch, SDNG adjutant general. For more information, please contact the SDNG Public Affairs Office at 605-737-6721 or email ng.sd.sdarng.list.pao@mail.mil.

 

Wednesday, July 26, to Friday, July 28, Nashville, Tenn. – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will attend the annual National Lt. Governors Association meeting in Nashville.

 

Monday, July 24, 9 a.m. – 3:30p.m. CDT, Chamberlain – The South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities will hold its quarterly meeting at the AmericInn, 1981 King Street, Chamberlain, SD, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 24. For more information contact Arlene Poncelet at 605-773-6369.

 

Tuesday, July 25, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Social Work Examiners will hold a teleconference board meeting. DDN locations and addresses can be found on the agenda. For more information and to view the agenda please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=91.

 

Wednesday, July 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Brookings – The South Dakota Workforce Development Council will hold a regular meeting on the campus of South Dakota State University in the McCrory Gardens Educations and Visitor Center, 631 22nd Ave. Meeting agenda and materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=111.

 

Thursday, July 27, 9:30 a.m. CDT, 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.

 

 

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Monday, July 24, to Thursday, July 27 – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture will be collecting pesticide containers at the following locations. For a full schedule of container pick up times and locations, please visit http://sdda.sd.gov/legacydocs/Ag_Services/forms/2017collections.pdf. For more information on these collections, please contact SDDA at 605-773-4432.

  • Monday, July 24 – Aberdeen,  Winfield Warehouse, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT
  • Tuesday, July 25 – Sisseton, Border State Coop., 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT
  • Wednesday, July 26 – Rosholt, Farmers Elevator, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. CDT
  • Thursday, July 27 – Brookings, Brookings Regional Landfill, 8 p.m. – 1 p.m. CDT

 

Tuesday, July 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.

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

 

Tuesday, July 25, to Wednesday, July 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:

  • Tuesday, July 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Ave. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, July 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – at 1315 N. Main St. For more information, call 605-995-8070 or visit www.sdjobs.org.   
  • Wednesday July 26, 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.
  • Wednesday, July 26, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Yankton – at 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, July 27, 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 26 for more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, July 25, to Wednesday, July 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, July 25, 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, July 25, 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, July 26, 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, July 26, 1 – 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, July 25, 12 – 1 p.m. CDT, Madison – Secretary Marcia Hultman will present at the Kiwanis meeting at Nicky’s, 1407 NW 2nd St. The event will highlight some of the essential services businesses and employers can take advantage of, many specific to recruitment and retention. Learn about the enhanced SDWORKS jobs database, Dakota Roots efforts, apprenticeship and training opportunities, soft skills workshops, and more. For more information, contact Dawn Dovre at dawn.dovre@state.sd.us

 

Wednesday, July 26, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls Crossmark will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office, 811 E. 10th St. Positions available include Part-Time Product and Event Demonstrators (SDWORKS 1793432). Applicants do not need to apply ahead of time. Computers will be available should applicants want to apply with recruiter assistance. For more information call 605-367-5300 or visit sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, July 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.

  • 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

 

Thursday, July 27, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – DLR Youth Passport session “Service Learning: Give Back!” will take place at the Sioux Falls Job Service office, 811 E. 10th St. As part of the Passport program, weekly classes and activities will be offered for ages 14 through 24 to explore career opportunities and prepare to be an adult. Registration is encouraged. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Thursday, July 27 – 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. CDT
  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT

 

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