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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, January 5, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For Jan. 6 – 12, 2018

                                                 

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

 

Tuesday, Jan 9, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Building – Gov. Dennis Daugaard give his annual State of the State address in the House Chamber of the Capitol Building.

 

Tuesday, Jan 9, 3 p.m. CST Governor’s Large Conference Room, Capitol Building Gov. Dennis Daugaard will hold a press conference following his State of the State speech in the Governor’s Large Conference Room on the second floor of the Capitol Building.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1:30 p.m. CST, Pierre Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend the State of the Judiciary Message in the House Chamber of the Capitol Building.

 

Thursday, Jan. 11, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend the State of the Tribes Message, which will be given by Chairman Boyd Gourneau in the House Chamber of the Capitol Building.

 

Monday, Jan. 8, 8:30 – 10 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Accountancy will hold a meeting at the Department of Legislative Audit, 427 S. Chapelle St., or via conference call. To participate in the meeting via telephone, please use the call in number 844-833-2681 and access code 0198074#. Meeting agenda and materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=4. For more information, call Nicole at 605-367-5770.

 

Monday, Jan. 8, 11 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Health Care Solutions Coalition will meet in the Capitol Building. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=145.

 

Monday, Jan. 8, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Real Estate commission will hold a meeting at its office, 221 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 101. Meeting materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=84.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 9:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Economic Development Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 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, Jan. 10, 3 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Library Board will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=61.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 9 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Veterans Commission will hold a meeting in the Prairies Room of the RedRossa Grille located at 800 W. Sioux Ave. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=101. For more information contact Audry Ricketts at 605-773-8242.

 

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2 p.m. CST – The Advisory Council on Aging will meet via conference call. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=6.

 

Thursday, Jan. 11, 8 a.m. CST, State Penitentiary – The Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet. For more information, go tohttp://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=74.

 

Thursday, Jan. 11 – Friday, Jan. 12 – Beginning Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. CST, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Commission will meet at the RedRossa Convention Center in Pierre. A public hearing will begin at 2 p.m. CST discussing the finalizations of December's meeting. The GFP Commission serves as the advocate and liaison between the department and its stakeholders - the people of South Dakota. The Commission meets monthly (except for February and August) and consists of eight members; which are appointed by the Governor for four year terms. The full agenda for the January meeting can be found here: http://gfp.sd.gov/agency/commission/default.aspx. For more information, please contact wildinfo@state.sd.us or call 605.773.3718.

 

Friday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Board of Dentistry will meet will meet at the SD Housing Development Authority Board Room at 3060 E. Elizabeth St. in Pierre.  For more information visit: http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=27.    

 

Friday, Jan. 12, 1 p.m. CST – The South Dakota Council on Developmental Disabilities will hold its quarterly meeting from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. DDN sites located in Aberdeen, Chamberlain, Pierre, Redfield, Sioux Falls, and Spearfish.  For more information contact Arlene Poncelet at 605-773-6369.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, Jan.  8, 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.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 9, to Thursday, Jan. 11 – 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, Jan. 9, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST, Madison – at 223 S. Van Eps Ave. For more information, call 605-256-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org
  • Tuesday, Jan. 9, 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, Jan. 11, 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, Jan.10. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Jan. 11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Huron – at the Huron Campus Center, 333 9th St. SW, in the Hohm Conference Room. For more information or to register to attend the class, call 605-353-7155 or visit www.sdjobs.org.   
    • Thursday, Jan. 11, 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, Jan. 9, to Thursday, Jan. 11 – 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. 9, 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, Jan. 9, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor, or call 605-380-8930 during these office hours and 605-626-2340 any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 9, 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 any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Jan.10, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Webster – at the Day County Court House basement or call 605-380-8930 during these office hours and 605-626-2340 any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Jan. 11, 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, Jan. 10, 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, Jan. 9, to Thursday, Jan. 11 – 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, Jan. 9, 6 – 9 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is part one of a three-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 10, 6 – 9 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is part two of a three-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Thursday, Jan. 11, 6 – 9 p.m. CST, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is part three of a three-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.

 

Tuesday, Jan.  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.

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

 

Wednesday, Jan.  10 – 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
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST

 

Thursday, Jan. 11, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Mitchell – Specialists from Wells Fargo Bank will hold a Money Management Class at the Mitchell Job Service office, 1321 N. Main St. This class will cover topics related to budgeting, credit counseling and identity theft. There is no cost to attend. For more information or to sign-up, call 605-995-8060.  

 

Thursday, Jan.  11 – 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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