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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, October 27, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Oct. 28 – Nov. 4, 2017

 

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

 

Monday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 8 p.m. CDT, Governor’s Mansion, Pierre – Trick-or-treaters are invited to stop by the Governor’s Mansion on Halloween.

 

Monday, Oct. 30, 11:20 a.m. CDT – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will talk with Lori Walsh on South Dakota Public Radio’s “In The Moment.”

 

Monday, Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m. CDT, Watertown – Representatives of the South Dakota Board of Regents will hold a Town Meeting to discuss South Dakota public higher education and the economic impact of the public university system. The public is invited.  The meeting will be held in the Student Center at Lake Area Technical Institute, 1201 Arrow Ave., on Level 4/Campus Event Center. For more information, contact Janelle Toman, 605-773-3455.

 

Monday, Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m. CDT The Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council will hold a meeting via teleconference. For call-in information and meeting materials, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=107.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Workforce Development Council will hold a regular meeting at the Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave., in the Sharpe Conference Room. Meeting agenda and materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=111.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Economic Development Finance Authority (EDFA) Board will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 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.

 

Thursday, Nov. 2, Brookings – The Game, Fish and Parks Commission is scheduled to meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=45.

 

Thursday, Nov. 2, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre, Capitol Building – The Juvenile Justice Oversight Council will meet in room 414 of the Capitol Building. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=134.

 

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) credit committee will meet on Thursday, Nov. 2 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, Nov. 3, Brookings – The Snowmobile Advisory Council is scheduled to meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=92.

 

Friday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre – Members of the South Dakota Arts Council, the advisory board of the Office of Arts, will gather in Pierre for the Council’s annual fall meeting. An agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=7.

 

 

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Tuesday, Oct. 31, to Thursday, Nov. 2 – 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, Oct. 31, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MDT, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis and Clark Hall, Room L212.  For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager, Samantha McGrath or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 31, 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 available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 1, 12 – 3 p.m. CDT, Mobridge – at the Mobridge Economic Development office, 205 2nd St. E., Suite 1. For more information during office hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Nov. 2, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Britton – at Marshall County Community Hall For more information during these hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Oct.  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.

  • 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, Nov. 1, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Huron – DENR staff will be among speakers during an environmental training session for operators of concentrated animal feeding operations at the Huron Events Center, 100 Fourth St. S.W., Huron. The training fulfills the training requirement for producers to obtain a state water pollution control permit for concentrated animal feeding operations. Training includes information on proper manure management and how to comply with the state permit. Producers not needing a permit may also be interested in attending to learn about manure management practices that protect water quality. To register for the training, contact Robert Thaler, SDSU, at (605) 688-5165. For more information, visit http://denr.sd.gov/des/fp/ManureManagementTraining.aspx.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1 – 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 include resume and cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. JSAP will be offered at the following locations:

  • Wednesday Nov. 1, 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, Nov. 1, 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, Nov.  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.

  • 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, Nov. 2, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Brookings – Aramark (Jack’s Dining) will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S. Participants encouraged to pre-apply at www.aramark.com. For more information, call 605-688-4350.

 

Thursday, Nov. 2, to Friday, Nov. 3 – 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 workshop will be offered at the following locations:

  • Thursday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Watertown – at Lake Area Technical Institute, 12-1 Arrow Ave. This is part one of a two-part course. Registration is available at www.lakeareatech.edu. For more information, call 605-882-5284.
  • Friday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Watertown – at Lake Area Technical Institute, 12-1 Arrow Ave. This is part two of a two-part course. Registration is available at www.lakeareatech.edu. For more information, call 605-882-5284.

 

Thursday, Nov.  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.

  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 5 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
  • 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

 

Friday, Nov. 3, Pierre – The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission will be facilitating State Board Exams. For more information, call 605-773-6193.

 

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