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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, September 7, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For September 8 – 14, 2018

                                          

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

 

Monday, September 10, 3 p.m. CDT, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on 1060 AM KGFX’s South Dakota Perspective with Jody Heemstra.

 

Saturday, September 8, 10:30 a.m. CDT, Oacoma – Lt. Governor Matt Michels will speak on behalf of the Governor at the at the South Dakota Hall of Fame Inductee Brunch on Saturday, September 8 at 10:30 a.m. at Cedar Shores Arrowwood Resort in Oacoma, SD.

 

Saturday, September 8, 2 p.m. MDT, Camp Rapid – Lt. Governor Matt Michels will speak at the Memorial Plaza Dedication Ceremony at Camp Rapid on Saturday, September 8 at 2:00 p.m. News media interested in covering the event are asked to confirm their attendance prior to the day by contacting MAJ Anthony Deiss at the SDNG Public Affairs Office at 605-737-6721 or 605-431-8753 or e-mail ng.sd.sdarng.list.pao@mail.mil.

 

Thursday, September 13, 3:30 p.m. CDT, Oacoma – Lt. Governor Matt Michels will speak at the South Dakota Medical Group Management Association’s Fall Conference on Thursday, September 13 at 3:30 p.m. at Cedar Shores Arrowwood Resort in Oacoma, SD.

 

Monday, September 10, 10 – 11:30 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Barber Examiners hold a meeting at the Department of Labor and Regulation office, 811 E. 10th St. The board will reconvene at 1 p.m.at 1200 E. 21st St. for an executive session to administer practical licenses. Meeting materials can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=11. Questions about the meeting may be directed to Kate Boyd at 605-773-6193.

 

Tuesday, September 11 – September 12, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre - The Weed and Pest Control Commission will be holding a meeting at the Matthews Training Center in the Joe Foss building. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/Sept%202018%20agenda%20Final.pdf. For more information, please contact the council at 605-773-3481.

 

Tuesday, September 11, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) board meeting will be on Tuesday, September 11 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. https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=31.

 

Tuesday, September 11, 12 p.m. CDT – The Governor’s Commission on Fort Sisseton will meet at the North Barracks at Fort Sisseton Historic State Park. The meeting’s agenda can be viewed online at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/agenda%20for%2009112018.pdf. For more information, contact Fort Sisseton at 605-448-5474.

 

Tuesday, September 11, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Professional Administrators Practices and Standards Commission will meet at the MacKay Building, first floor, Conference Room 1, 800 Governors Dr., in Pierre. A proposed agenda is available at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=80.  

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2 p.m. MDT, Deadwood – The Board of Operator Certification will meet at The Lodge at Deadwood, 100 Pine Crest Dr. An agenda can be found by visiting http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=187. For more information, contact Rob Kittay, DENR, at 605-773-4208.

 

Tuesday, September 11, 5 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), which works closely with local emergency planning committees, will meet at the Holiday Inn Sioux Falls – City Centre, 100 W. 8th St. The quarterly SERC meeting will be held in conjunction with the South Dakota Emergency Management Association 2018 Fall Conference. For a complete agenda, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=36. For more information, contact Trish Kindt, DENR, at 605-773-3296.

 

Wednesday, September 12, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls, Quality Inn and Suites, Granite Lane – The Council of Juvenile Services will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=59.

 

Wednesday, September 12, 9 a.m. CDT – The South Dakota Board of Accountancy will meet via teleconference. Meeting materials can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=4. Questions about the meeting may be directed to Nicole Kasin, Executive Director, at 605-367-5770.

 

Wednesday, September 12, 1 p.m. CDT, Fort Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation will hold its quarterly meeting at the AmericInn in Ft. Pierre. For more information contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195.

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2 p.m. CDT, Chamberlain – The South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners will be holding a board meeting in the Deer Trail Meeting Room at the AmericInn, 1981 E. King St. For more information or to view the agenda please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=18.

 

Thursday, September 13, 8 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls, State Penitentiary The Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet in the Jameson Annex Visit Room. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=74.

 

Thursday, September 13, 8:30 a.m. CDT, Fort Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation will continue its quarterly meeting at the AmericInn in Ft. Pierre. For more information contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195.

 

Thursday, September 13, 9 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners will be holding a board meeting at 101 N. Main Ave., Suite 301. For more information please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=65.

 

Thursday, September 13, 9 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing will be holding a board meeting at 4305 S. Louise Ave., Suite 201. For more information please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=68.

 

Thursday, September 13, 9:30 a.m. CDT – The South Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology will meet via teleconference. For more information, including public access information, visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=94.

 

Thursday, September 13, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Professional Teachers Practices and Standards Commission will meet at the MacKay Building, first floor, Conference Room 1, 800 Governors Dr., in Pierre. A proposed agenda is available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=79.

 

Friday, September 14, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Lottery Commission will hold its quarterly meeting in LRC room 412 at the Capitol Building in Pierre. The meeting’s agenda can be viewed at https://lottery.sd.gov/about/commission/, and audio will be streamed live at http://www.sd.net/room412/. For more information, contact Wade LaRoche, 605-773-5869.

 

 

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Monday, September 10, to Thursday, September 13: 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, September 10:

  • 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Clark – 200 N. Commercial St. 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Dupree – 501 S. Main St. 605-280-4308

 

Tuesday, September 11:

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Mobridge – 212 Main St. 605-280-4308
  • 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Ft. Thompson – 605-280-4306

 

Wednesday, September 12:

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Pine Ridge - #1 Veteran Rd. 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306
  • 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Roscoe – 210 S. Mitchell St. 605-280-4308

 

Thursday, September 13:

  • 9:30 am – 2 p.m. MDT, Bison – 100 E. Main 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Huron – 450 3rd St. SW #103 605-280-4306
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Kadoka – 700 Main St. 605-280-4308

 

Monday, September 10, to Thursday, September 13, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 3 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.

 

Monday, September 10, 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, September 11, to Thursday, September 13 – 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, September 11, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Madison – At 223 S. Van Eps Ave. For more information, call 605-256-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, September 12, 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.
  • Thursday, September 13, 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.
  • Thursday, September 13, 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.

 

Tuesday, September 11, to Thursday, September 13 – 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, September 11, 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, September 11, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – At the Spink County Court House, third floor, or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, September 12, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Webster – At the Day County Court House basement, or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, September 13, 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, September 12, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Wagner – At City Hall, 60 S. Main. For more information, call 605-487-7607, ext. 207 or 212, or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, September 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.

  • 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

 

Tuesday, September 11, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Brookings – General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103. For more information, call 605-688-4350 or visit www.GED.com.

 

Tuesday, September 11, 3 – 5 p.m. CDT, Yankton – Walmart will hold a Job Fair at 3001 Broadway Ave. Multiple positions available. DLR Yankton Job Service can help you prepare. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, September 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.

  • 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

 

Wednesday, September 12 – 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):

  • Wednesday, September 12, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – At Rapid City Job Service, 2330 N. Maple Ave. Lunch is provided. To register, call 605-394-5120 or register online at the link above.

 

Wednesday, September 12, 9 a.m. 12 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The Sioux Falls Career Fair and Networking Event will take place at Active Generations, 2300 W. 46th St. Showcase yourself, share your resume, check out available jobs and meet with multiple local employers. This event is sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation along with Active Generations BRIDGES Employment Resource Center. DLR Sioux Falls Job Service can help you prepare your resume and interview skills. For more information, call 605-367-5300.

 

Thursday, September 13 – 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

 

Thursday, September 13, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a basic 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 Bobi Adams at 605-773-5815.

 

Thursday, September 13, 10 a.m. MDT, Deadwood – The South Dakota Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (SDWARN) will hold its annual meeting at The Lodge at Deadwood, 100 Pine Crest Dr. The meeting is being held in conjunction with the South Dakota Water and Wastewater Association’s 2018 Annual Conference September 12-14. For more information visit http://www.sdwarn.org/.

 

Thursday, September 13, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a basic contractor’s excise 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 Bobi Adams at 605-773-5815.

 

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