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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, June 15, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For June 16 – 22, 2018

                                          

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

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on 1240 AM KCCR with Zach Nelson.

 

Monday, June 18, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre, Capitol Building, Room 414 – The State Board of Internal Control will meet. For more information, go to https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=164.

 

Monday, June 18, 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls The Board of SBVI will hold its quarterly meeting at the South Dakota Rehabilitation Center for the Blind located at 2900 W. 11th St., Suite 101 in Sioux Falls.  For more information or to request accommodations for the meeting, please contact Gaye Mattke at 605-773-4644. 

 

Tuesday, June 19, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CDT, and Wednesday, June 20, 8:15 – 11:30 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls The Statewide Independent Living Council will hold its quarterly meeting at the South Dakota  Rehabilitation Center for the Blind located at 2900 W. 11th St., Suite 101 in Sioux Falls. For more information contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 11 a.m. CDT, Mitchell, Mitchell Technical Institute, Conference Room Campus Center Room 146 – The Council of Juvenile Services will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=59.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Professional Teachers Practices and Standards Commission will meet at the MacKay Building, on the first floor in Conference Room 1, 800 Governors Drive. A proposed agenda may be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=79

 

Wednesday, June 20, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Teacher Compensation Review Board will meet in the Governor’s Large Conference Room, State Capitol, 500 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre. View the agenda here: https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=222.

 

Wednesday, June 20, 9 a.m. MDT, Deadwood – The South Dakota Commission on Gaming will hold its quarterly meeting. The meeting will be held in the city commission chambers of Deadwood City Hall, located at 102 Sherman St. For a meeting agenda and more information, visit http://dor.sd.gov/Gaming/.

 

Wednesday, June 20, 1:30 – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council will meet at the Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave., in the Sharpe Conference Room. DDN sites are scheduled at the following locations:

• Aberdeen, Department of Labor and Regulation, 420 S. Roosevelt St.

• Rapid City, Department of Labor and Regulation, 2330 N. Maple Ave., Suite 1

• Sioux Falls, Department of Human Services, 811 E. 10th St.

• Watertown, Department of Human Services, 2001 9th Ave. SW, Suite 200

Meeting agenda and materials can be viewed at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=99. Questions may be directed to Unemployment Insurance Division Director Pauline Heier at 605-626-2310.

 

Thursday, June 21, 12 – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Behavioral Health Advisory Council will hold a meeting at RedRossa Italian Grille. For more information, or to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=55.

 

 

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Monday, June 18, to Thursday, June 21:  The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Field Service Officers will be at the following County and Tribal Veterans Service Offices to assist with veteran related claims, issues, and questions.

Monday, June 18:

  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Burke – 221 E. 8th St.  605-280-4306
  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Gettysburg – 205 W. Commercial #103 605-280-4308
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – 725 N. LaCrosse St. #200 605-280-4307

Tuesday, June 19:

  • 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Highmore – 116 1st St. SW 605-280-4308
  • 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Fall River) - 906 N. River St. 605-280-4307
  • 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Vets Home) - 2500 Minnekahta Ave. 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Kennebec – 300 S. Main St. 605-280-4308
  • 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CDT, Milbank – 210 E. 5th Ave. 605-360-7819
  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Miller - 415 W. 1st Ave. 605-280-4306
  • 12:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – CDT, Watertown – 16 1st Ave. SE 605-360-7819

Wednesday, June 20:

  • 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Canton – 104 N. Main 605-360-7819
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – 725 N. LaCrosse St. #200 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Winner – 200 E. Third St. 605-280-4308

 

 

Thursday, June 21:

  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Chamberlain – 300 Courtland St. #102 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Ft. Yates, ND – Standing Rock Tribal Ofc. 605-280-4307
  • 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – 1420 N. Main St. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Rosebud – Veterans Affairs Bldg. 605-280-4308

 

Tuesday, June 19, to Thursday, June 21 – 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, June 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at 2330 N. Maple Ave. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
    • Wednesday, June 20, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Sisseton – at 10 E. Hickory St., Suite 3. For more information, call 605-698-3964 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
    • Wednesday, June 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – at 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday June 20, 9 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.
  • Wednesday, June 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Wagner – at 106 SE Sheridan Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212, or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. CDT, Brookings – at 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103. For more information or to register, call 605-688-4350. 
  • Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – at 1321 N. Main St. For more information, call 605-995-8060 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, June 19, to Wednesday, June 20 – 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, June 19, 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, June 20, 12 – 3 p.m. CDT, 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.

 

Tuesday, June 19, to Thursday, June 21 – 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, June 19, and Thursday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is a two-day workshop. Call 605-773-4755 to register by Wednesday, June 13. Any classes without three people registered by the previous Wednesday will be canceled.
  • Tuesday, June 19, through Thursday, June 21, 6 – 9 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 115 E. Sioux Ave. This is a three-day workshop. Call 605-773-4755 to register by Wednesday, June 13. Any classes without three people registered by the previous Wednesday will be canceled.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 10 – 11 a.m. CDT – The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) and the South Dakota Retailers Association (SDRA) Will host "Youth Employment Laws: What You Need to Know," a free webinar to help employers navigate federal and state youth employment laws. DLR Deputy Secretary Tom Hart will cover topics including how many hours 14- through 17-year-olds can work, what occupations are deemed hazardous, workers’ compensation coverage, and exceptions, plus more you didn’t know you needed to know about youth employment laws. Register for this webinar at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3358712642095168515.

 

Tuesday, June 19 – 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
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Desmet, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Miller, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Wagner, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT

 

Wednesday, June 20, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a North Dakota/South Dakota sales tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the Department of Revenue’s Aberdeen office, located at 14 S. Main St., Ste. 102. To register for this free seminar, visit http://dor.sd.gov then click on the Education tab. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch at 605-773-3311

 

Wednesday, June 20, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a North Dakota/South Dakota construction contractors tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the Department of Revenue’s Aberdeen office, located at 14 S. Main St., Ste. 102. To register for this free seminar, visit http://dor.sd.gov then click on the Education tab. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch at 605-773-3311.

 

Wednesday, June 20 – 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

 

Wednesday, June 20, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Yankton General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at the Yankton Job Service, 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.GED.com.

 

Thursday, June 21 – 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
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Thursday, June 21, 8:30 – 11:45 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Dollar Tree will be conducting walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service Office, 811 E. 10th St. Positions available are assistant managers and store managers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Yankton General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at the Yankton Job Service, 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.GED.com.

 

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