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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. 26, 2018

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Bailey Carlsen at 605-773-3212

 

                            

News Tips For Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 2018

 

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

 

Friday, Feb. 2, 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 Friday, Feb. 2, in the Governor’s Large Conference Room on the second floor of the Capitol Building.

 

Monday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m. CST – The Board of Certified Professional Midwives will meet via teleconference.  For more information, including public access information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=207.

 

Monday, Jan. 29, 2:30 p.m. CST – The Aeronautics Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a special meeting via teleconference. Staff will be available in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave., in Pierre. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=5. For more information, contact Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.

 

Monday, Jan. 29, 4 p.m. CST, Pierre The Corrections Commission will meet at the Pierre Community Work Center, 3442 East Highway 34, in Pierre. For a proposed agenda and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=17.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Abstracters’ Board of Examiners will hold a meeting to conduct licensing examinations at Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave., in the Sharpe Conference Room. Meeting agenda and materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=3.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 9:30 a.m. – 4  p.m. CST, Pierre – The Wheat Utilization Commission  will hold a meeting at their office, 116 N Euclid Ave. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=110.  For more information, please contact the Wheat office at 605-773-4546.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 4 – 5 p.m. CST, Fort Pierre The South Dakota Abstracters’ Board of Examiners will hold a meeting at the Drifters Event Center, 325 E. Hustan Ave. Meeting agenda and materials will be posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=3.

 

Thursday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m. CST, Pierre The Transportation Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting 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=96. For more information, contact Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.

 

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Tuesday, Jan.  30 – 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. 30, to Thursday, Feb. 1 – 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. 30, 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. 30, 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.
  • Thursday, Feb. 1, 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, Feb. 1, 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 or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 30, to Thursday, Feb. 1 – Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Work encompasses seven 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. 30, 1 – 5 p.m. CST, Mitchell – at Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 1315 N. Main St. This is part one of the eight-hour course. For more information, call 605-995-8927.
  • Thursday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST, Mitchell – at Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 1315 N. Main St. This is part two of the eight-hour course. For more information, call 605-995-8927.

 

Wednesday, Jan.  31 – 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

 

Wednesday, Jan. 31, to Thursday, Feb. 1 – 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 locations:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 31, 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. 31, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Yankton – at 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-665-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Feb. 1, 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. 31. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Thursday, Feb.  1 – 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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