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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 29, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Dec. 30, 2017 – Jan. 5, 2018

                                                 

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

 

Friday, Jan. 5, 7:30 a.m. MST, Rapid City Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be the keynote speaker at the Rapid City Economic Development Partnership Annual Meeting at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.

 

Friday, Jan. 5, 11 a.m. MST, Rapid City Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Black Hills Energy’s Dedication of the Horizon Point New Headquarters Facility at 7001 Mt. Rushmore Rd. in Rapid City.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 2, 10 a.m. CST, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Credit Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 10 a.m. CST at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Thursday, Jan. 4, 1 p.m. CST – DENR’s Board of Water and Natural Resources will meet over the Digital Dakota Network at 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 Brenda Binegar at 605-773-4216.

 

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2 p.m. CST – The South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators will meet via teleconference. For an agenda and public access information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=69 or contact the board at 605-224-1721.

 

 

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Monday, Jan. 1 – State parks in all 50 states will host First Day Hikes on New Year’s Day. Hikes will be held in eight South Dakota state parks. For information on locations and times, visit gfp.sd.gov.

 

Tuesday, Jan.  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.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 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
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST

 

Tuesday, Jan. 2, to Thursday, Jan. 4 – 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, Jan. 2, 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, Jan. 2, 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, Jan. 3, 12 – 3 p.m. CST, Mobridge – at the Mobridge Economic Development office, 205 2nd St. E., Suite 1, or call 605-380-8930 during these office hours and 605-626-2340 any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Jan. 4, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Britton – at Marshall County Community Hall or call 605-380-8930 during these office hours and 605-626-2340 any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 3 – 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, Jan. 3, 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, Jan.  3 – 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
  • 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
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST

 

Thursday, Jan.  4 – 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

 

Thursday, Jan. 4, Pierre The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission will be facilitating State Board Exams. For more information, call 605-773-6193.

 

Friday, Jan. 5, Pierre The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission will be facilitating State Board Exams. For more information, call 605-773-6193.

 

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