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News Tips For Feb. 3 – Feb. 9, 2018





 Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

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

 

News Tips For Feb. 3 – Feb. 9, 2018


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


Monday, Feb. 5, 11 a.m. CST, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is speaking at the Nurses Day Legislature Luncheon at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center.


Thursday, Feb. 8, 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 Thusday, Feb. 8, in the Governor’s Large Conference Room on the second floor of the Capitol Building.


Monday, Feb. 5, 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.


Monday, Feb. 5, 1 p.m. CST – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Credit Committee will be meet on Monday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. CST at 711 E Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED Finance Director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information. To view the packet and agenda, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=31.


Tuesday, Feb. 6, 9 a.m. CST – The Fire Marshal’s Advisory Board will meet in Pierre via conference call. A draft agenda can found at: http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/Fire%20Marshal%20Advisory%20Board%20-%20Conference%20Call.pdf. Attendees also can dial into the meeting at 1-866-906-7447; access code – 2594262. For more information, contact Paul Merriman at 773-3562.


Tuesday, Feb. 6, 3:30 p.m. CST– The Council of Juvenile Services Executive Committee will meet via teleconference. For an agenda, call-in number and more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=59.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST, Oacoma – A training course for supervisory and state-registered appraisers will be offered at the Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center at Cedar Shore, 1500 Shoreline Dr. To register, contact the Professional Appraisers Association of South Dakota (PAASD) via the association's website or call Bev Luke at 605-716-9011. For questions, contact the Appraiser Certification Program's Executive Director Sherry Bren at 605-773-4608.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 11:45 a.m. CST – The Board of Nursing HPAP Program Service Committee will meet via teleconference. For more information, including public access information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=68.

 

Thursday, Feb. 8, 9 a.m. CST – The Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology will meet via teleconference. For more information, including public access information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=94.

 

Thursday, Feb. 8, 1:30 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing will hold a meeting at 4305 S. Louise Avenue, Suite 201. Meeting agenda and materials are posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=68.

 

Friday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing will hold a meeting at 4305 S. Louise Avenue, Suite 201. Meeting agenda and materials are posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=68.

 

Friday, Feb. 9, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. CST, Spearfish – The Department of Social Services’ Psychologists Board of Examiners will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=81.

 

Friday, Feb. 9, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission will hold a meeting at the Missouri River Plaza, 123 W Missouri Ave., in the Sharpe Conference Room. For meeting materials and more information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=21. If you have any questions, please contact Kate Boyd at 605-773-6193. 

 

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Monday, Feb. 5, to Thursday, Feb. 8 - The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Field Officers will be on site to provide Veterans with information for services, and answer any questions you have regarding, VA Healthcare, Compensation and Pension, Mental Health Services and much more. Spouses are welcome to attend as well. Dates and times are subject to change on short notice. More information on programs and services is available at www.vetaffairs.sd.gov. The officers will be in the following locations:

 

Monday, Feb. 5 – 10am – 4pm (MST) Dupree – 501 S. Main St., (605)280-4308.
10am – 3pm (CST) Burke – 221 E. 8th St., (605)280-4306.
9:30am – 1:30pm (MST) Pine Ridge - #1 Veteran Rd., (605)280-4307.
8am - 10:30am (CST) Vermillion – 211 W. Main St. (605)360-7819.
11:30am - 2pm (CST) Yankton – 321 W. 3rd St. (605)360-7819.

 

• Tuesday, Feb. 6 – 9am – 3pm (MST) Belle Fourche – 830 6th Ave., (605)280-4307.
10am – 2pm (MST) Eagle Butte/CRST – at Tribal Office, (605)280-4308.
8am - 2:30pm (CST) Mitchell – 1420 N. Main St. (605)360-7819

 

Wednesday, Feb. 7 – 10am – 3pm (CST) Roscoe – 210 S. Mitchell St., (605)280-4308
9am – 2:30pm (MST) Custer – 420 Mt. Rushmore Rd. (605)280-4307.
10am - 12pm (CST) Salem – 130 W. Essex Ave. (605)360-7819.
12:30pm – 2pm (CST) Alexandria – 720 5th St. (605)360-7819.

 

Thursday, Feb. 8 – 9am – 2pm (MST) Kadoka – 700 Main St., (605)280-4308.
10am – 1pm (MST) Bison – 100 E. Main. (605)280-4307.
8am - 2:30pm (CST) Mitchell – 1420 N. Main St. (605)360-7819.

 

Monday, Feb. 5, to Friday, Feb. 9 – 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:

 

Monday, Feb. 5, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST, Spearfish – at Spearfish Job Service, 1300 North Ave. Registration is available at Bring Your 'A' Game to Work or call 605-642-6900 for more information.
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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, Feb. 7, 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, Feb. 8, 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.
Thursday, Feb. 8, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Watertown – at Lake Area Technical Institute, 1201 Arrow Ave. This is part one of a two-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Registration is available at https://www.lakeareatech.edu/corporate-education/a-game-training/. For more information, call 605-882-5284 ext. 236 or 260.
Friday, Feb. 9, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST, Watertown – at Lake Area Technical Institute, 1201 Arrow Ave. This is part two of a two-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Registration is available at https://www.lakeareatech.edu/corporate-education/a-game-training/. For more information, call 605-882-5284 ext. 236 or 260.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 6 – 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
• 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

 

Tuesday, Feb. 6, to Thursday Feb. 8 – 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, Feb. 6, 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, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 6, to Thursday Feb. 8 – 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, Feb. 6, 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 or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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, Feb. 6, 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, Feb. 7, 12 – 3 p.m. CST, Mobridge – at the Mobridge Economic Development office, 205 2nd St. E., Suite 1. For more information during office hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
Thursday, Feb. 8, 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.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 7 – 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, Feb. 8 – 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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