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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, Jan. 19, 2018
CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Bailey Carlsen at 605-773-3212

                            

News Tips For Jan. 20 – 26, 2018

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

Monday, Jan. 22, 12 p.m. CST – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak with Lori Walsh on South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s “In The Moment.”

Thursday, Jan. 25, 12 p.m. CST, Governor’s Large Conference Room, Capitol Building, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will hold a press conference at 12 p.m. CST on Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Governor’s Large Conference Room on the second floor of the Capitol Building.

Thursday, Jan. 25, 5:30 p.m. MST, Spearfish – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Spearfish Economic Development Corporation 2018 Annual Meeting at the Spearfish Holiday Inn and Convention Center.

Tuesday, Jan.  23, 11 a.m. MST/12 p.m. CST – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Social Work Examiners will hold a teleconference board meeting, with public access sites at 629 Main St. in Spearfish 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, Jan. 23, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Aeronautics Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will meet 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 Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.


Wednesday, Jan. 24 (1 p.m. CST) and Thursday, Jan. 25 (8 a.m. CST), Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Workforce Development Council will hold a two-day meeting. The council will meet Wednesday at the Sioux Falls Job Service office, 811 E. 10th St., Dept. 41, and Thursday in the Mickelson Center at Southeast Technical Institute, 2320 N. Career Ave. Meeting agenda and materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=111.


Thursday, Jan. 25, 12 p.m. CST - The South Dakota Board of Technical Education will meet via teleconference, with a public listening place in the MacKay Building, Conference Room 3, 800 Governors Drive, in Pierre. Find an agenda that includes call-in information at http://doe.sd.gov/bote/.


Friday, Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m. CST – The South Dakota Interagency Coordinating Council will meet via webinar. An agenda including access information will be posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=57.

Friday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m. MST, Rapid City – The South Dakota Board of Education Standards will meet in the multi-purpose room at Rapid City High School, 601 Columbus St. A proposed agenda, including a call-in number and access code, is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=32.

Friday, Jan. 26, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST – The South Dakota Athletic Commission will meet via teleconference. Meeting agenda, materials and dial-in information can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=9.

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Saturday, Jan. 20 to Thursday, Jan. 25 – 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:
•    Saturday, Jan. 20, 1 – 5 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.
•    Sunday, Jan. 21, 1 – 5 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, Jan. 23, 10 a.m. to 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, Jan. 25, 10 a.m. to 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, Jan.  23 – 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

Tuesday, Jan. 23 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will host Job Search Assistance Programs. 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 location:
•    Tuesday, Jan. 23, 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

Tuesday, Jan. 23 to Thursday, Jan. 25 – 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. 23, 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. 23, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Redfield – at the Spink County Courthouse, third floor, or call 605-380-8930 during these office hours and 605-626-2340 any other time. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
•    Tuesday, Jan. 23, 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, Jan. 24, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Webster – in the Day County Courthouse basement, or call 605-380-8930 during these office hours and 605-626-2340 any other time. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
•    Thursday, Jan. 25, 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.  24 – 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.  25 – 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

Thursday, Jan. 25, 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.


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