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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, August 18, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Aug. 19 – 25, 2017

 

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

 

Sunday, Aug. 20, 4:30 p.m. CDT, Madison The South Dakota Board of Regents will hold a brief meeting in the Brinker Room of Heston Hall on the Dakota State University campus to approve items associated with construction at Dakota State University. The board’s agenda may be accessed online at https://www.sdbor.edu/Pages/default.aspx. For more information, contact Tracy Mercer, 605-773-3455.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 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.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 10 – 11 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Social Work Examiners will hold a Applied Behavior Analyst Rules Hearing in Room 414 at the State Capitol building. A DDN location in Sioux Falls will also be available at University Center, 4801 N. Career Ave., Room FADM 145. For more information and to view the agenda please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=91.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1:30 – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The State Board of Internal Control will meet in room 414 in the Capitol Building on Wednesday. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=164.

 

Thursday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Health Care Solutions Coalition will meet on Thursday in the Capitol Building. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=145.

 

Thursday, Aug. 24, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting in LRC room 412 at the Capitol Building in Pierre. The meeting’s agenda can be viewed at https://lottery.sd.gov/about/commission/, and audio will be streamed live at http://www.sd.net/room412/. For more information, contact Wade LaRoche, 605-773-5869.

 

Thursday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Council of Economic Advisors will meet in the Capitol Building in LRC conference room #362. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=118.

 

Thursday, Aug. 24, 9:00 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.

 

Friday, Aug. 25, 12:30 p.m. CDT– The South Dakota Board of Certified Professional Midwives will meet via conference call. See http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ for more information.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Saturday, Aug. 19, to Thursday, Aug. 24 – 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, Aug. 19, 8:30 – 5:30 p.m., Pierre at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota. There will be a 30-minute lunch break. Contact Kriss at The Right Turn at 605-773-4755 to sign up. The last day to sign up for this class is Aug. 16.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1 – 5 p.m., Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. This is part one of a two-part course. For more information, call the Cornerstones Career Learning Center at 605-626-2298.
  • Thursday, Aug. 24, 1 – 5 p.m., Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. This is part two of a two-part course. For more information, call the Cornerstones Career Learning Center at 605-626-2298.

 

Monday, Aug. 21, 1 – 2 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – Secretary Marcia Hultman will present at the Spearfish Chamber of Commerce meeting held at 106 W. Kansas St., in the Chamber Conference Room. 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

 

Monday, Aug. 21, 3 – 4 p.m. MDT, Sturgis – Secretary Marcia Hultman will present at the Sturgis Chamber of Commerce meeting held at the Sturgis Community Center, 1401 Lazelle St., in the Meade Room. 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. 22, 9 a.m. — 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls — Harbor Freight will hold walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Interested job seekers can apply ahead of time at www.HarborFreightJobs.com. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – Secretary Marcia Hultman will present at Western Dakota Technical Institute Event Center, 800 Mickelson Drive. 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. 22, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. MDT, Belle Fourche – Secretary Marcia Hultman will present at the Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development luncheon held the American West, 1807 5th Ave. 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. 22, to Friday, Aug. 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, Aug. 22, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Madison – at 223 S. Van Eps Ave. For more information, call 605-256-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org
  • Tuesday, Aug. 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – at 1321 N. Main St. For more information, call 605-995-8060 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 22, 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.
  • Friday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Vermillion – at 904 E. Cherry St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-677-6900. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 22, to Wednesday, Aug. 23 – 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, Aug. 22, 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, Aug. 22, 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, Aug. 23, 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, Aug. 23, 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, Aug. 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.

  • 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

 

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. — 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls — Harbor Freight will hold walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Interested job seekers can apply ahead of time at www.HarborFreightJobs.com. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 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.

  • 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, Aug. 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.

  • 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

 

Friday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Watertown – Watertown Wants U!, a Part-Time Job Fair for Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) Students, will take place at the LATI Campus Events Center, 1201 Arrow Ave., Arrow Ave. entrance. The Department of Labor and Regulation in conjunction with LATI, Watertown Development Company, Northeast South Dakota (NESD) Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Watertown Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this event. There is no charge for employers or job seekers. For more information, or to register as an employer, contact Lisa Johnson at 605-882-5131 or lisam.johnson@state.sd.us.

 

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