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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 28, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For July 29 – Aug. 4, 2017

 

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

 

Monday, July 31, 10:15 a.m. CDT, Brookings – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Career & Technical Education (CTE) Annual Conference in Brookings at the SDSU Student Union.

 

Monday, July 31, 11 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Credit Committee meeting will be held on Monday, July 31, at 11 a.m. CDT at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 8 a.m. CDT The Council of Juvenile Services Executive Committee will meet via teleconference. For an agenda, call-in number and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=59.

 

Thursday, Aug. 3, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre, Capitol Building, Room 413 – The Civil Service Commission will meet in Pierre on Thursday. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=25.

 

 

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Tuesday, Aug. 1 – 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
  • Wagner, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Fort Thompson, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Desmet, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Miller, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Howard, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Tuesday, Aug. 1, to Thursday, Aug. 3 – 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, August 1, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 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, Aug. 2, 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, Aug. 3, 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.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 12 – 1 p.m. CDT, Yankton – Secretary Marcia Hultman will present at the Southeast SHRM & Yankton Area Progressive Growth meeting held on the Avera Sacred Heart Campus, 501 Summit St. in the Professional Office Pavilion. 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

 

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 3 – 4 p.m. CDT, Mitchell Secretary Marcia Hultman will present at the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce meeting held at Mitchell Technical Institute, 1800 E. Spruce St., Technology Center Building, Room 111. 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

 

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – G4S Secure Solutions will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office, 811 E. 10th St. Positions are available for Security Officers, Custom Protection Officer and Site Supervisor. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. CDT, Watertown – Deputy Secretary Tom Hart will be presenting at the Northeastern South Dakota (NESD) SHRM Safety and Health Conference held at Lake Area Technical Institute, 1201 Arrow Ave. NE.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 2 – 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, August 2, 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.  

 

Wednesday, Aug. 2 – 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
  • Britton, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Faulkton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Thursday, Aug. 3, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – Specialist from Wells Fargo Bank will hold a Financial Literacy Class at the Mitchell Job Service Office, 1321 N. Main St. This class will cover topics related to budgeting, credit counseling, and identity theft. There is no cost to attend. For more information or to sign-up, call 605-995-8060.  

 

Thursday, Aug. 3 – 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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