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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 25, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Aug. 26 – Sept. 1, 2017

 

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

 

Thursday, Aug. 31, 10 a.m. CDT, Huron – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at two state fair events: the Century Farms and Ranches Recognition program at 10 a.m.; and the Salute to Veterans program at 10:30 a.m. Both programs are being held at the Northwestern Freedom Stage. SDDVA Secretary Larry Zimmerman will also speak at the veterans ceremony. Thursday is also Military Appreciation Day at the Fair and all veterans and active military personnel get in free all day. For more information, contact Audry Ricketts at audry.ricketts@state.sd.us

 

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2 p.m. CDT, Brookings – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the South Dakota State University Plant Science Research Support Facility Grand Opening at South Dakota State University.

 

Thursday, Aug. 31, 4 p.m. CDT, Brookings – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the groundbreaking for the expansion of the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory at South Dakota State University.

 

Monday, Aug. 28, 1 p.m. MDT – The South Dakota Board of Barber Examiners will hold a public hearing meeting via teleconference to consider the adoption and amendment of proposed rules 20:39:02:04, 20:39:03:01 to 20:39:03:06, inclusive, 20:39:04:01 to 20:39:04:03, inclusive, and 20:39:05:02. Public meeting space is available at the Board office, 629 Main St., Spearfish. A regular business meeting will immediately follow the public hearing. For meeting materials and more information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=11.

 

Monday, Aug. 28, 3 p.m. CDT – The South Dakota Board of Regents Building Committee for the DSU Madison Cyber Labs will meet by teleconference with the purpose of approving the Facility Design Plan for the project. Contact Tracy Mercer at 605-773-3455 prior to the meeting for information about telephonic access to this meeting; public access to the teleconference is also available at the Board of Regents’ office in Pierre, located at 306 E. Capitol Avenue, Suite 200. The committee’s supporting documents may be found online at https://www.sdbor.edu/the-board/committees/building-dsu/Pages/default.aspx

 

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Wheat Utilization Research and Marketing Development Commission will be holding their meeting at the Lake Sharpe Room, Ramkota Hotel, 920 W. Sioux Ave. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=110 . For more information, please contact the SD Wheat Commission at 605-773-4546.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) grant committee will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 2 p.m. CDT at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Friday, Sept. 1, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) credit committee will meet on Friday, Sept. 1, at 1 p.m. CDT at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Tuesday, Aug. 29 – 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, Aug. 29 – 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. 29, 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. 29, 9 a.m. 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Ross Dress for Less  will hold walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions available include Retail Associates, Store Protection Specialists, Area Supervisor – Stockroom, with a starting wage of $11.50 per hour. Interested job seekers should apply ahead of time at www.rossstrores.com, but it is not required. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 9 a.m. 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Ross Dress for Less  will hold walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions available include Retail Associates, Store Protection Specialists, Area Supervisor – Stockroom, with a starting wage of $11.50 per hour. Interested job seekers should apply ahead of time at www.rossstrores.com, but it is not required. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 30 – 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 Aug. 30, 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, Aug. 30 – 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. 31, 9 a.m. 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Ross Dress for Less  will hold walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions available include Retail Associates, Store Protection Specialists, Area Supervisor – Stockroom, with a starting wage of $11.50 per hour. Interested job seekers should apply ahead of time at www.rossstrores.com, but it is not required. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Thursday, Aug. 31 – 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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