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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, November 3, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Nov. 4 – 10, 2017

 

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

 

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m. CST – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on KXLG 99.1 FM with David Law.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will be the keynote speaker at the Veteran’s Court Graduation at the Minnehaha County Courthouse at 9 a.m. on Nov. 8. 

 

Friday, Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will speak at the Veterans’ Day Program at T.F. Riggs High School in Pierre at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 10.

 

Saturday, Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m. CST, Watertown – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will speak at the Veterans’ Day Program at the Codington County Extension Complex at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 11.  

 

Monday, Nov. 6, 1:30 p.m. CST – The South Dakota Board of Regents Building Committee for the NSU Regional Science Education Center project will meet by teleconference with the purpose of approving the final design and guaranteed maximum price. 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 Ave., Suite 200. The committee’s supporting documents may be found online at https://www.sdbor.edu/the-board/committees/building-nsu/Pages/default.aspx .   

 

Monday, Nov. 6, 4:30 p.m. CST – The South Dakota Board of Regents Building Committee for the NSU athletic and turf field project will meet by teleconference for the purpose of review and approval of the final design. 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 Ave., Suite 200. The committee’s supporting documents may be found online at https://www.sdbor.edu/the-board/committees/building-nsu/Pages/default.aspx .   

 

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Real Estate Commission will hold a meeting at the Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave., in the Sharpe Conference Room. Meeting materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=84.

 

Thursday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. CST – DENR’s Board of Water and Natural Resources will meet through Digital Dakota Network sites in Aberdeen, Brookings, Mitchell, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls and Watertown. Agenda items are available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=108. For more information, contact Lukus Leidholt at 605-773-4216.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, Nov.  6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST, Phillip Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available in Phillip. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

 

Monday, Nov. 6, to Thursday, Nov. 9 – 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:

  • Monday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part one of a four-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part two of a four-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Madison  at 1315 N. Main St. This is part one of the eight-hour course. Contact the  Madison Job Service at 605-256-5300 or the Madison Chamber of Commerce at 605-256-2454 to reserve your seat.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part three of a four-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Thursday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part four of a four-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 11 a.m. 1 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – Sanford Health will hold an employer information session at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Interested job seekers can apply online at www.sanfordhealth.jobs. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 7, to Thursday, Nov. 9 – 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:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Ave. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Ave. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Huron – at 333 9th St. SW,  in the Huron Campus Center, Hohm Conference Room. For more information or to register to attend the class, call 605-353-7155 or visit www.sdjobs.org.   
    • Thursday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST, Watertown – at 2001 9th Ave. SW, Suite 200. For more information, call 605-882-5131 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  
    • Thursday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-626-2340 prior to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8 for more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 7, to Thursday, Nov. 9 – 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, Nov. 7, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST, 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.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MST, 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, Nov. 7, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MST, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & 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.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Webster – at the Day County Court House basement for more information during these hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Nov. 9, 1 – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & 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.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CST, 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, Nov.  7 – 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. MST
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Desmet, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Fort Thompson, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Howard, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Miller, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Wagner, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

 

Wednesday, Nov.  8 – 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. MST
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST

 

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. MST, Rapid City – Zales will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Rapid City Job Service, 2330 N. Maple Ave. Positions available include part time and flexible shifts for Jewelry Consultant/Sales Associate. For more information, call 605-394-2296. 

 

Thursday Nov. 9, 10 a.m. 3 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – Riekes Equipment will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 East 10th St.  Positions are available for Service Technicians. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Thursday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MST, Rapid City – Advance Health will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Rapid City Job Service, 2330 N. Maple Ave. Positions available include multiple Healthcare Scheduling Specialists. For more information, call 605-394-2296.

 

Thursday, Nov. 9, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, 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.  9 – 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. CST
  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

 

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