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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, April 6, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For April 7 – 13, 2018

                                          

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

 

Monday, April 9, 7:30 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will introduce European Union Ambassador David O’Sullivan at the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast at the Holiday Inn City Centre.

 

Monday, April 9, 3 p.m. CDT – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on KGFX’s South Dakota Perspective with Jody Heemstra at 3 p.m. CDT.

 

Thursday, April 12, 6 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the THINK BIG 2018 Governor’s Economic Development Conference Awards Banquet at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

 

Friday, April 13, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre, Capitol Building Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper graduation ceremony in the Rotunda.

 

Tuesday, April 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Board of Social Services will be holding a board meeting at 700 Governors Drive. To view the agenda or to find additional information, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=90.

 

Tuesday, April 10, 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators will meet at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel in conference room 3 at 3200 West Maple St. A meeting agenda is posted at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=69.

 

Tuesday, April 10, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Economic Development Board will meet on Tuesday, April 10, at 9:30 a.m. CDT at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Wednesday, April 11, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing’s Program Service Committee will meet at Midwest Health Management Services, 4109 South Carnegie Circle. A meeting agenda is posted at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=68.

 

Wednesday, April 11, 3 p.m. CDT – The South Dakota Interagency Coordinating Council will meet via webinar. An agenda including access information is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=57.

 

Thursday, April 12, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Weed & Pest Control Commission will be holding a meeting at the Matthew Training Center, Foss Building. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=109.  For more information, please contact the Department of Agriculture at 605-773-4005.

 

Thursday, April 12, 8 a.m. CDT, Jameson Annex to the SD State Penitentiary – The Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet in the visit room of the Jameson Annex to the SD State Penitentiary. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=74.

 

Thursday, April 12, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Transportation Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting via conference call. 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, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information contact Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.

 

Friday, April 13, 8 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Special Education Advisory Panel will meet in the Library Commons of the MacKay Building, 800 Governors Drive. An agenda is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=16. The meeting will also be livestreamed at http://www.sd.net/home/.

 

 

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Monday, April 9, to Thursday, April 12 - The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Field Service Officers will be on site with the County and Tribal Veterans Service Officers to provide veterans with information for services, and answer any questions veterans 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 Field Officer and CTVSOs will be in the following locations:

Monday, April 9:

  • 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Clark - 200 Commercial St. N. 605-280-4306
  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Dupree - 501 S. Main St. 605-280-4308
  • 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Fall River) - 906 N. River St. 605-280-4307
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Vets Home) - 2500 Minnekahta Ave. 605-280-4307
  • 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CDT, Vermillion - 211 W. Main St. 605-360-7819
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Yankton - 321 W. 3rd St. 605-360-7819

Tuesday, April 10:

  • 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CDT, Britton – 909 S. Main St. 605-280-4306
  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Eagle Butte – Tribal Office 605-280-4308
  • 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Milbank – 210 E. 5th Ave. 605-360-7819
  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. MDT, Sturgis – 1300 E. Sherman St. #212 605-280-4307
  • 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Webster – 711 W. 1st St. 605-280-4306

Wednesday, April 11:

  • 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Alexandria – 720 5th St. 605-360-7819
  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. MDT, Deadwood – 80 Sherman St. 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Herreid – American Legion 605-280-4308
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Huron – 450 3rd St. SW #103 605-280-4306
  • 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CDT, Salem – 130 W. Essex Ave. 605-360-7819

Thursday, April 12:

  • 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. MDT, Ft. Yates, ND – Standing Rock Tribal Ofc. 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Huron – 450 3rd St. SW #103 605-280-4306
  • 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Madison - 200 E. Center St. 605-360-7819
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Pierre - 104 E. Capital Ave. 605-280-4308

 

Monday, April 9, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Philip 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, April 9, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Component Manufacturing will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office, 811 E. 10th St. Positions are available for truss and wall panel assemblers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, April 10, to Thursday, April 12 – 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, April 10, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MDT, Rapid City – at Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212. For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle or Melanie Garstenschlager at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor. For more information during these hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, 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, April 11, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Webster – at the Day County Court House basement. 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, April 12, 1 – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212. For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle or Melanie Garstenschlager at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, April 11, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Wagner – at City Hall, 60 S. Main Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, April 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.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT

 

Wednesday, April 11, 10 – 11 a.m. CDT The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) and the South Dakota Retailers Association (SDRA) are offering “Start Today SD,” a free employer webinar on Registered Apprenticeships. DLR Program Specialist Rebecca Long will help businesses learn how to become a sponsor and how to use the earn and learn apprenticeship model to build a qualified workforce with the skills needed to fill job openings and reduce employee turnover. Register online at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6351542610971177987. If you have difficulty, email donna@sdra.org your first and last name, name of business or agency, city and state. Closed captioning is available if requested via email by 12 p.m. CDT on Friday, April 6. 

 

Wednesday, April 11, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Dollar Tree will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office, 811 E. 10th St. Positions are available for assistant managers, cashiers and stockers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, April 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.

  • Wanblee, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT

 

Thursday, April 12 – 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:

  • Thursday, April 12, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10th St. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.
  • Thursday, April 12, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Watertown – at 2001 9th Ave. SW, Suite 200. For more information, call 605-882-5131 or visit www.sdjobs.org.  

 

Thursday, April 12 – 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. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT

 

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