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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 8, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Dec. 9 – 15, 2017

                                                 

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

 

Monday, Dec. 11, 11 a.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Lake – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Wreath Laying Ceremony to honor veterans as part of the Wreaths Across America campaign. The ceremony will take place at the Capitol Lake Veterans Memorial.

 

Monday, Dec. 11, 12 p.m. CST, Ft. Pierre – First Lady Linda Daugaard will give an infant mortality update at the Kiwanis Luncheon at Perkins Restaurant in Ft. Pierre.

 

Monday, Dec. 11, 1:30 p.m. CST, Pierre – The State Board of Record Retention will meet in room 412 of the Capitol Building. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=211.

 

Monday, Dec. 11, 8:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Animal Industry Board will be holding a meeting at their office, 411 S. Fort St. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=8.  For more information, please contact the Animal Industry Board Office at 605-773-3321.

 

Monday, Dec. 11, 1 – 5p.m. CST The Board of Vocational Rehabilitation will hold its quarterly meeting via video conference.  Video conference meeting sites are in Aberdeen, Brookings, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Watertown.  For more information contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Nonpoint Source Task Force will meet in the Floyd L. Matthew Environmental Education and Training Center in the Joe Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol Ave. Agenda items can be found at http://denr.sd.gov/boards/schedule.aspx. For more information, contact Barry McLaury, DENR, at 605-773-4254.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 9:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Economic Development Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 9:30 a.m. CST at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 13, to Dec. 14, Brookings – The South Dakota Value Added Finance Authority Board will be holding a meeting at the Innovation Center. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=100.  For more information, please contact the Department of Agriculture at 605-773-5436.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2 – 5p.m. CST – The Advisory Council on Aging will hold their quarterly meeting via conference call. For more information, please contact Beth Dokken at 605-773-3656.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 1 p.m. MST, Rapid City – The South Dakota Indian Education Advisory Council will meet from 1-4:30 p.m. MST in the South Conference Room of the City/School Administration Center, located at 300 6th St., in Rapid City. An agenda will be posted at http://indianeducation.sd.gov/advisorycouncil.aspx.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 9 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Civil Service Commission will meet in room 412 of the Capitol Building. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=25.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m. CST – The SD Prescription Opioid Abuse Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference. Please contact Sharon Chontos at 605-271-0611 or info@sageprojectconsultants.com by Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. CST if you wish to join this meeting via teleconference. For more information visit: http://doh.sd.gov/news/Opioid.aspx.

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, to Friday, Dec. 15, Pierre – The GFP Commission will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=45.

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. MST, Lead – The Science and Technology Authority will meet in the Education & Outreach Building on the Sanford Underground Research Facility campus. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=89.

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. CST – The 9-1-1 Coordination Board meets via teleconference.  A draft agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/12-14-17%20DRAFT%20Board%20Mtg%20Agenda.pdf.  For more information, contact Shawnie Rechtenbaugh at 773-8145.

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, 1:30 p.m. CST, Pierre The Petroleum Release Compensation Board 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=73. For more information, contact Vickie Maberry, DENR, at 605-773-3769.

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. CST, Pierre, DOC Training Center, 3442 East Highway 34 – The Council of Juvenile Services will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=59.

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The SD Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners will meet at the board’s offices at 101 N. Main Ave., Suite 215, Sioux Falls. For more information visit: http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=65.

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, 9:30 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The SD Board of Certified Professional Midwives will meet at the SD Board of Nursing Conference Room at 4305 S. Louise Ave., Ste 201, Sioux Falls. For more information visit: http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=207.   

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, 9:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting in LRC room 412 at the Capitol Building in Pierre. The meeting’s agenda can be viewed at https://lottery.sd.gov/about/commission/, and audio will be streamed live at http://www.sd.net/room412/. For more information, contact Wade LaRoche, 605-773-5869.

 

Thursday, Dec. 14, 8 a.m. CST, State Penitentiary – The Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=74.

 

Friday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m. CST, Mitchell – The South Dakota Board of Technical Education will meet in the Mitchell Technical Institute Amphitheatre, 1800 E. Spruce St., in Mitchell. A meeting agenda that includes call-in information is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=192. The meeting will also be livestreamed at http://sd.net.

 

 

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Monday, Dec. 11, to Thursday, Dec. 14 – 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:

  • Monday, Dec. 11, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10th St. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 13, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST, Spearfish – at 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Dec. 14, 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, Dec. 14, 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.  

 

Tuesday, Dec.12, to Thursday, Dec. 14 – 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. 12, 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. 12, 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.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 12,, 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.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 13, 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, Dec. 14, 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.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 13, 1 – 5 p.m. CST, Wagner at City Hall, 60 S. Main. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 12, to Thursday, Dec. 14 – 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, Dec. 12, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is part one of a two-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Thursday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is part two of a two-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.

 

Tuesday, Dec.  12 – 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

 

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 9 a.m. MST, Rapid City – 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 Rapid City office, located at 1520 Haines Ave., Suite 3. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 1 p.m. MST, Rapid City – 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 Rapid City office, located at 1520 Haines Ave., Suite 3. For more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov and click on the education tab.

 

Wednesday, Dec.  13 – 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, Dec.  14 – 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
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

 

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