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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, December 1, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Dec. 2 – 8, 2017

                                                 

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

 

Monday, Dec 4, 1 p.m. MST, Rapid City – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend Rep. Craig Tieszen’s funeral at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Fine Arts Theatre in Rapid City. Media planning to attend the funeral should contact Brendyn Medina with the RCPD at 605.394.4133.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Building – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will give the annual Budget Address in the State House Chamber.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 3 p.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Building Gov. Dennis Daugaard will hold a press conference on his budget proposal in the Governor’s Large Conference Room on the second floor of the Capitol Building.

 

Saturday, Dec. 2, Watertown – The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission will be facilitating State Board Exams. For more information, call 605-773-6193.

 

Monday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre- The South Dakota Wheat Utilization Research and Marketing Development Commission will be holding a meeting at their office, 116 N. Euclid. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=110.  For more information, please contact the Wheat Commission Office at 605-773-4645.

 

Monday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The Sioux Falls Veterans Affairs Health Care System will host an employer information session at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Interested job seekers can apply online at www.usajobs.gov. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Monday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) credit committee will meet on Monday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. CST at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. CST – The South Dakota Board of Accountancy will hold a meeting at via conference call. To participate in the meeting via telephone, please use the call in number 1-844-833-2681 and access code 0174956#.  More information and meeting materials are available at www.accountancy.sd.gov. For more information, call Nicole at 605-367-5770.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, to Thursday, Dec. 7, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet on the campus of the South Dakota School for the Deaf for its regular business meeting. Limited board work and a regents’ workshop begins at 4:30 p.m. (CST) Tuesday, Dec. 5. Executive sessions begin Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. and continue from 8 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The regents’ business meeting reconvenes at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Thomas Berry Conference Center in the School for the Deaf’s main building. The board’s agenda and supporting documents may be accessed online at https://www.sdbor.edu/the-board/agendaitems/Pages/default.aspx. For more information, contact Tracy Mercer, 605-773-3455.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 1 p.m. CST - The South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners will meet via conference call. For public access information and an agenda see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or contact the board at 605-668-9017.

 

Thursday, Dec. 7, 8:30 a.m. CST, Pierre, View 34 – The South Dakota Retirement System Board of Trustees will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=86.

 

Thursday, Dec. 7, 1 p.m., Pierre, 1601 N. Harrison Ave. Suite 1 – The Banking Commission will meet on Thursday in Pierre. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=10.

 

Thursday, Dec. 7, 8:30 a.m. CST, Pierre DENR’s Water Management Board will meet will meet in the Floyd L. Matthew Environmental Education and Training Center in the Joe Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol Ave. For a complete agenda, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=106. For more information, contact Eric Gronlund, DENR, at 605-773-3352.

 

Thursday, Dec.  7, 10:30 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals will hold a board of directors meeting at Park Place Center, 3101 W. 41st St in the conference room. Public input will begin at 11 a.m. For more information please contact Tina Nelson at 605-332-6778. To view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=29.

 

Friday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m. CST - The South Dakota Board of Nursing will hold a public rules hearing via conference call. For public access information and an agenda see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/.

 

Friday, Dec. 8 8:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Board of Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists Examiners is scheduled to meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=22.

 

Friday, Dec. 8 8:45 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Historical Society Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=50.

 

Friday, Dec. 8, 8 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Pharmacy will hold meeting at the South Dakota Board of Nursing Conference Room in Sioux Falls. For more information see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/.

 

Friday, Dec. 8, 12 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Podiatry Examiners will hold meeting via conference call. For more information see http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/.

 

Friday, Dec. 8, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Crime Victims’ Compensation Commission will meet on Friday in the Kneip Building. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=104.

 

Friday, Dec. 8, 8:30 a.m. CST, Pierre - The Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBVI) will hold its quarterly meeting at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Pierre.  For more information contact Gaye Mattke at 605-773-4644. 

 

 

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Monday, Dec.  4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST, Philip 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.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – 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 Sioux Falls office, located at 300 S. Sycamore Ave., Suite 102. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – 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 Sioux Falls office, located at 300 S. Sycamore Ave., Suite 102. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Tuesday, Dec.  5 – 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

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, to Wednesday, Dec. 6 – 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, Dec. 5, 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.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Pierre – at 116 W. Missouri Ave. For more information, call 605-773-3372 or visit www.sdjobs.org
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Wagner – at 106 SE Sheridan Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, to Thursday, Dec. 7 – 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, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST, De Smet – at the Kingsbury County Courthouse, 101 2nd St. SE. For more information on programs and services, call Scott Kwasniewski or Kris Warnke at 605-688-4350.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 5, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MST, Rapid City – at 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, Dec. 5, 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, Dec. 5, 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.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 12 – 3 p.m. CST, 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, Dec. 7, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, 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.
  • Thursday, Dec. 7, 1 – 4 p.m. MST, Rapid City – at 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, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST, Brookings – Jo- Ann Fabric will conduct walk-in interviews at the Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103. For more information, call 605-688-4350.  

 

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 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.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST, Brookings – Jo- Ann Fabric will conduct walk-in interviews at the Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103. For more information, call 605-688-4350.  

 

Wednesday, Dec. 6, to Friday, Dec. 8 – 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:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST, Rapid City – Black Hills Special Services will be offering the workshop at the DLR Rapid City Job Service, 2330 N. Maple Ave., Suite 1. For more information or registration, contact Gloria at 605-347-4467. 
  • Thursday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, 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, Dec. 8, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, 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.

 

Wednesday, Dec.  6 – 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
  • Britton, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Faulkton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST

 

Thursday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. CST, Aberdeen – 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 Aberdeen office, located at 14 S. Main St., Suite 1-C. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Thursday, Dec. 7, 1 p.m. CST, Aberdeen – 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 Aberdeen office, located at 14 S. Main St., Suite 1-C. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Thursday, Dec.  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.

  • 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
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Lower Brule, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST

 

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