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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 24, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For August 25 – 31, 2018

                                          

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

 

Monday, August 27, 12 p.m. CDT, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Pierre Fort Pierre Rotary Club Weekly Meeting at the Ramkota Convention Center.

 

Thursday, August 30, 10 – 11 a.m. CDT, Huron – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be at the State Fair. He will speak at the Century Farm Recognition ceremony at 10 a.m. on the Dakotaland Stage and then will offer remarks at the Salute to Veterans event on the NorthWestern Energy Freedom Stage at 10:30 a.m. Thursday is also Veterans Day at the South Dakota State Fair. Veterans and active duty military personnel will be given free admission.


Tuesday, August 28, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Aeronautics 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 72 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=5. For more information call 605-773-3265.

 

Wednesday, August 29, 9 a.m. CDT – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) grant committee will meet on Wednesday, August 29 at 9 a.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.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 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.

 

Thursday, August 30, 8 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Value-Added Finance Authority Board will be holding a meeting at the Joe Foss Building in Pierre. For more information, please contact Terri LaBrie at 605-280-4745.

 

Thursday, August 30, 9 a.m. CDT, Huron The State Fair Commission will be hosting a meeting at Nordby Hall on the Fairgrounds. A full agenda can be viewed at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=39.

 

 

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Monday, August 27, to Thursday, August 30:  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 27:

  • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Gettysburg – 2015 W. Commercial #103 605-280-4308
  • 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Lake Andes – 400 Main St. 605-280-4306
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Yankton Sioux Tribe – 200 W. Main St. SW 605-280-4306

 

Tuesday, August 28:

  • 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. CDT, Armour – 706 Braddock St. 605-280-4306
  • 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Lake Andes – 400 Main St. 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Mobridge – 212 Main St. 605-280-4308

 

Wednesday, August 29:

  • 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Herried – American Legion 605-280-4308
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Huron – 450 3rd St. SW 103 605-280-4306

 

Thursday, August 30:

  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306

 

Monday, August 27, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Smithfield will conduct walk-in interviews at Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions include productions workers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Monday, August 27, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT – The Department of Labor and Regulation in conjunction with Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI), Watertown Development Company, Northeast South Dakota Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Watertown Chamber of Commerce will hold a Part-time Job Fair for LATI students at the LATI Campus Events Center (Arrow Avenue Entrance). There is no charge for employers. DLR Watertown Job Service can help you prepare. For more information or to register, you may call Lisa Johnson at 605-882-5131.

 

Tuesday, August 28, to Thursday, August 30 – 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, August 28, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – At the Spink County Court House, third floor, or call 605-472-0435 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, August 28, 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.
  • Thursday, August 30, 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.

 

Tuesday, August 29, to Friday August 31, 2018 – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are hosting a series of Chemical and Oil Industry Safety and Compliance Workshops this week. For more information or to register, contact Trish Kindt, DENR, at Trish.Kindt@state.sd.us

  • Tuesday, August 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – Davison County 4-H Grounds, 3200 W. Havens, Mitchell, SD 57301
  • Wednesday, August 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – At the Brown County Community Room, 25 Market St., Aberdeen, SD 57401
  • Thursday, August 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT, Pierre – At the Joe Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre, SD 57501
  • Friday, August 31, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – At the Pennington County Emergency Operations Center, 130 Kansas City St., Rapid City, SD 57701

 

Tuesday, August 28, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Smithfield will conduct walk-in interviews at 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, August 28 – 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, August 29, to Thursday, August 30 – 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:

  • Wednesday, August 29, 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, August 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Vermillion At 904 E. Cherry St. A presentation on financial health will be offered by Wells Fargo at Work Program as part of JSAP. For more information or to register for this workshop, please call 605-677-6900. For more information, please visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, August 30, 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, August 29. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, August 30, 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.

 

Wednesday, August 29 – 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 30 to Monday, September 3: The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs will be staffing the Veterans Building at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron (Flag Avenue). Veterans are encouraged to stop by and learn more about programs, services, and benefits.

 

Thursday, August 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.

  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 12 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

 

Thursday, August 30, 8 a.m. CDT, Huron – The South Dakota State Fair begins Thursday, August 30th and ends September 3rd. For more information, visit www.sdstatefair.com.

 

Thursday, August 30: Veterans Day at the South Dakota State Fair. Salute to veterans at 10:30 am on the Northwest Energy Freedom Stage. Free admission for veterans and active duty military personnel.

 

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

 

 

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