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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, August 3, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For August 4 – 10, 2018

                                          

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

 

Monday, Aug. 6, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be speaking at the Sioux Falls Downtown Rotary Meeting at the Holiday Inn City Center, Sioux Falls.

 

Monday, August 6, 7 a.m. CDT, Pierre –The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council will be holding a meeting via conference call. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=175. For more information, please contact the SD Soybean Council at 605-330-0278.

 

Monday, August 6, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) credit committee will meet on Monday, August 6 at 1 p.m. CDT at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED Finance Director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information. https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=31.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 7, to Thursday, Aug. 9, Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Regents meets at River Rock Lodge for its annual planning session and regular business meeting. The regents’ planning session begins at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug 7, at River Rock Lodge, located east of Pierre at 20940 296th Ave. An executive session is scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. CDT and Wednesday from 2:45-4 p.m. CDT. The planning session continues on Wednesday and concludes Thursday morning. The business meeting convenes immediately after the planning session ends Thursday morning, also at River Rock Lodge. The agenda includes adoption of a budget request for Fiscal Year 2020. The board’s agenda and supporting documents may be accessed online at https://www.sdbor.edu/the-board/agendaitems/Pages/default.aspx. For more information, contact Tracy Mercer, 605-773-3455.

 

 

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Saturday, Aug. 4 – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls will host its eighth annual Outdoor University from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT in Sertoma Park. Individuals and families can try canoeing, archery, fishing, kayaking and outdoor cooking. For more information, call 605-362-2777 or visit gfp.sd.gov/toc-east/.

 

Monday, August 6, to Thursday, August 9: 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, August 6:

  • 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Faulkton – 110 9th Ave. N. 605-280-4308
  • 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Sturgis (VFW Claims Booth) 605-280-4307

 

Tuesday, August 7:

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Eagle Butte – Tribal Office 605-280-4308
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Vets Home) – 2500 Minnekahta Ave. 605-280-4306
  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Parker – 400 S. Main St. 605-360-7819
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Sturgis (VFW Claims Booth) 605-280-4307

 

Wednesday, August 8:

  • 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Vets Home)2500 Minnekahta Ave. 605-280-4306
  • 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Roscoe – 210 S. Mitchell St. 605-280-4308
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Sturgis (VFW Claims Booth) 605-280-4307

 

Thursday, August 9:

  • 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Leola – 421 Grant St. 605-280-4308
  • 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Madison – 200 E. Center St. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Sturgis (VFW Claims Booth) 65-280-4307

 

Monday, August 6 – Thursday, August 9 – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture will be collecting pesticide containers at the following locations. For a full schedule of container pick up times and locations, please visit http://sdda.sd.gov/ag-services/pesticide-program/container-recycling-waste-pesticide-collection-program/Gallery/2018collections_Final.pdf. For more information on these collections, please contact SDDA at 605-773-4432.

  • Monday, August 6- Chamberlain, Agtegra Cooperative, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. CDT
  • Tuesday, August 7- Tyndall, Bon Homme Co Highway Dept., 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. CDT
  • Tuesday, August 7- Menno, Mettler’s, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. CDT
  • Wednesday, August 8- Wagner, Country Pride Coop Fertilizer Plant, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. CDT
  • Thursday, August 9- Platte, Turnis Farm Services, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. CDT
  • Thursday, August 9- Kimball, Agtegra Cooperative, 8 a.m.- 11 a.m. CDT

 

Monday, Aug. 6, to Tuesday, Aug. 7 – 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. Bring Your ‘A’ Game is being offered at no cost to businesses and individuals. For more information or to register online, visit http://dlr.sd.gov/workforce_services/individuals/training_opportunities/soft_skills_training.aspx.The workshop will be offered at the following location(s):

 

  • Monday, Aug. 6, and Tuesday, Aug. 7, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10th St. This is a two-day workshop. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300 or register online at the link above.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 7, to Wednesday, Aug. 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, Aug. 7, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, DeSmet – Kingsbury County Courthouse, 101 2nd St. SE. For more information during these hours, call 605-854-3309 or 605-688-4350 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 7, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, 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, Aug. 8, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Webster – At the Day County Court House basement, or call 605-345-4781 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 8, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Wagner – At the City Hall, 60 S. Main. For more information, call 605-487-7607 Ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 7, to Thursday, Aug. 9 – 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, Aug. 7, 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.
  • Thursday, Aug. 9, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-626-2340 prior to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
    • Thursday, Aug. 9, 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, Aug. 9, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Huron – at 333 9th St. SW, in the Huron Campus Center, Hohm Conference Room. The Financial Literacy class is in the morning and the Job Search Assistance class is in the afternoon. For more information or to register to attend, call 605-353-7155 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Monday, August 6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, 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.

 

Tuesday, August 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.

  • 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
  • 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, August 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.

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

 

Thursday, August 9 – 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
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT

 

Monday, Aug. 6, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Smithfield will conduct walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions include productions workers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Smithfield will conduct walk-in interviews at the Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions include productions workers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2 6 p.m. CDT, Yankton Manitou will hold a Job Fair at 900 Ferdig Ave. Positions available include welders, assemblers, painters, and maintenance technicians. DLR Yankton Job Service can help you prepare. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Thursday, Aug. 9, 12:30 – 2 p.m. CDT, Brookings Aramark will conduct walk-in interviews at Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103, every Thursday through Aug. 30. For more information call 605-688-4350.

 

Thursday, Aug. 9, 10 – 11 a.m. CDT, Vermillion The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation is hosting an informational session and networking opportunity for agencies in and around Vermillion at the Edith B. Siegrist Library, 18 Church St. The goal is to bring partners together to share information about services provided and learn about resources in the area. Please call the DLR Vermillion Job Service office at 605-677-6900 if interested in attending or for more information.

 

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