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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:  Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2017

                                                 

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

 

Thursday, Nov. 30, to Saturday, Dec. 2, Phoenix, Arizona – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend the Western Governors’ Association 2017 Winter Meeting in Phoenix.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 29, to Friday, Dec. 1, Coronado, California – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will chair the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association (NLGA) Business meeting in Coronado, California. For more information, go to nlga.us/conferences/2017-business-meeting/.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 12 p.m. CST, Castlewood Elementary School – First Lady Linda Daugaard will visit elementary students at the Castlewood Elementary School to present the 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Plaque. The Castlewood School in Castlewood logged 31,152 minutes, making them the number one school in the state.

 

Monday, Nov. 27, 9:30 a.m. CST – The School Finance Accountability Board will meet via teleconference, with a public listening place on fourth floor of the Capitol Building, room 412, 500 E. Capitol Ave., in Pierre. A proposed agenda, including call-in information, is posted at http://doe.sd.gov/accountabilityboard/. The meeting will also be livestreamed at http://www.sd.net/room412/.

 

Tuesday, Nov.  28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. MST, Spearfish – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Social Work Examiners will hold a teleconference board meeting at 625 Main St. and at Family Service Inc., 2210 W. Brown Place in Sioux Falls. For more information and to view the agenda please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=91.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Aeronautics 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=5. For more information contact Tessa Wenner at 605.773.3574.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Lake Visitor Center – The State Conservation Commission will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=19.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m. CST, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) grant committee will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 10 a.m. CT at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 3 p.m. MST, Rapid City The Corrections Commission will meet at the Rapid City Community Work Center, 2725 Creek Drive, in Rapid City. For a proposed agenda and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=17.

 

Thursday, Nov. 30, 1:30 p.m. CST – The South Dakota Interagency Coordinating Council will meet via webinar. An agenda including access information is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=57.

 

Thursday, Nov. 30, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Appraiser Certification Program Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting at the Department of Labor and Regulation Conference Room, 123 W. Missouri Ave. For more information or to request accommodations for the meeting, contact Sherry Bren at 605-773-4608.

 

Friday, Dec. 1, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Medicaid Pharmaceuticals and Therapeutics Committee will hold a DDN meeting in the Capitol building, Room A. For other DDN locations and additional information, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=204.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, to Wednesday, Nov. 29 – 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. 28, 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 Monday, Nov. 27 for more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Mitchell – at 1321 N. Main St. For more information, call 605-995-8060 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Yankton – at 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-665-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, to Thursday, Nov. 30 – 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. 28, 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.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 28, 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. 28, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor 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. 30, 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.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, to Thursday, Nov. 30 – 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:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6 – 9 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part one of a three-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 29, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – at Southeast Technical Institute, 2320 N. Career Ave. Registration and more information can be found at https://southeasttech.edu/academics/professionaleducationcertifications-1/bringyouragametowork/.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6 – 9 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part two of a three-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Thursday, Nov. 30, 6 – 9 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part three of a three-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1 – 5 p.m. CST, Yankton – South Dakota Human Services Center will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Yankton Job Service, 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124.  Positions available include CNA’s, Nurses, and Counselors For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Nov.  28 – 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

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 9 a.m. CST, Watertown – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host an educational seminar for motor vehicle dealers. The seminar will be held at the South Dakota Department of Revenue’s Watertown office, located at 715 S. Maple St. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1 p.m. CST, Watertown – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host an educational seminar for motor vehicle dealers. The seminar will be held at the South Dakota Department of Revenue’s Watertown office, located at 715 S. Maple St. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Wednesday, Nov.  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.

  • 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

 

Thursday, Nov. 30, 9 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host an educational seminar for motor vehicle dealers. The seminar will be held at the Capitol Lake Visitors Center, located at 650 E. Capitol Ave. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Thursday, Nov. 30, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host an educational seminar for motor vehicle dealers. The seminar will be held at the Capitol Lake Visitors Center, located at 650 E. Capitol Ave. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Thursday, Nov.  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.

  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 12 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

 

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