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News Tips for September 22 through 28, 2018





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, September 7, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips for September 15 – 21, 2018

 

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

 

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2018 Governor’s Awards ceremony. The event will be held inside the Capitol Rotunda. For more information, call 605-773-5990.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. MDT, Custer – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will welcome the Governor’s Interstate Indian Council to South Dakota at Crazy Horse Monument.

 

Sunday, Sept. 23, 3 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Indian Education Advisory Council will meet at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in the Lake Sharpe Room, located at 920 W. Sioux Ave. An agenda is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=200.

 

Monday, Sept. 24 , 1 p.m. CDT, Watertown – The Transportation Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting at the Hampton Inn, located at 2720 9th Ave., SE. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, which is posted 72 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information, call 605-773-3265.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Aeronautics Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building, located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, which is posted 72 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=5. For more information call 605-773-3265.

 

Thursday, Sept. 27, 8 a.m. CDT, Pierre - The Value Added Finance Authority Board will be holding a meeting on the third floor of the Joe Foss Building, located at 523 E. Capitol Ave. For more information, contact the Terri LaBrie at 605-773-3481.

 

Thursday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. CDT – DENR’s Board of Water and Natural Resources will meet Thursday and will include a tour. The board will meet in the Floyd L. Matthew Environmental Education and Training Center in the Joe Foss Building, located at 523 E. Capitol Ave. Agenda items and tour itinerary are available at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=108. To participate in the tour, contact Andrew Bruels at 605-773-4216. For information on the agenda, contact Jon Peschong at 605-773-4216.

 

Thursday, Sept. 27, 1 pm. CDT, Chancellor – The South Dakota Board of Certified Professional Midwives will be holding a board meeting at 27705 460th Ave. For more information or to view the agenda, visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=207.

 

Friday, Sept. 28, 1:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The State Library Board will meet at the Denny Sanford Premier Center – Convention Center, located 1201 N. West Ave. An agenda will be posted at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=61.

 

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Monday, Sept. 24. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT, Timber Lake – Benefits Specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available in Timber Lake. For more information, contact Tia Kafka at 605-773-3165.

 

Monday, Sept. 24, through Thursday, Sept. 27, 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, located at 811 E. 10th St. Positions include productions workers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Monday, Sept. 24, to Friday, Sept. 28 – 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, Sept. 24, and Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Huron – at Cornerstones Career Learning Center, located at 33 Third St. SE, Suite 202. This is a two-day workshop. For more information or to register, please call 605-353-7175. You may also register online at the link above.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 26, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs – at the Mueller Community Center, located at 801 Sixth St. Lunch is provided. To register, call 605-394-5120 or register online at the link above.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 26, and Thursday, Sept. 27, 12 – 4 p.m. CDT, Yankton – at South Training Center (HSC Chapel), located at 3515 Broadway Ave. This is a two-day workshop. For more information or to register, please call 605-668-2920. You may also register online at the link above.
  • Thursday, Sept. 27, and Friday, Sept. 28, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Brookings – at Research Park, located at 2301 Research Park Way, Suite 153. This two-day workshop consists of two morning sessions on the dates above. Please register in advance. For more information or to register, please call 605-882-5284. You may also register online at the link above.
  • Thursday, Sept. 27, and Friday, Sept. 28, 1 – 5 p.m. CDT, Brookings – at Research Park, located at 2301 Research Park Way, Suite 153. This two-day workshop consists of two afternoon sessions on the dates above. Please register in advance. For more information or to register, please call 605-882-5284. You may also register online at the link above.

Tuesday, Sept. 25 – 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
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

Tuesday Sept. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – IMKO for Dakotaland Manufacturing will be conducting walk-in interviews at Sioux Falls Job Service, located at 811 E. 10th St. Positions available include laser operator, MIG welder, quality tech, powder coater, press bake operator, insertion operator, material handler and maintenance tech. Interested job seekers should apply ahead of time at www.imko.com. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday Sept. 25, 1 – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Huron The United States Postal Service will hold an employer information session Huron Job Service, 2361 Dakota Ave. S. Get information on and assistance in applying for positions. Postal employees will be on site to answer questions. Call 605-353-7155 for more information.

 

Tuesday Sept. 25, 10 a.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. CDT, Fort Pierre – DENR staff will host two days of Visible Emission Evaluation Certification in Fort Pierre. The field certification will be held at the Fort Pierre Expo Center at 320 Casey Tibbs St. Certification is open to those from industry, municipalities, consultants, or anyone who would like to be certified to evaluate visible emissions (smoke/dust) to ensure emissions are in compliance with state and federal air quality standards. For agenda information or to register, visit http://denr.sd.gov/des/aq/aasmoke.aspx. For more information, contact Barb Regynski, DENR, at 605-773-3151.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 25, to Thursday, Sept. 27 – 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, Sept. 25, 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, Sept. 25, 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, Sept. 26, 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, Sept. 27, 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, Sept. 26, 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.

 

Wednesday, September 26 – 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, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, Yankton  A Job Fair will take place at 920 Broadway Ave. More than 30 employers will be in attendance to meet with interested applicants. 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 Larry’s Heating and Cooling, Meridian Rentals, NFAA, and Great Yankton Living. DLR Yankton Job Service can help you prepare. For more information, call 605-668-2900.

Wednesday, Sept. 26, to Thursday, Sept. 27 – 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, Sept. 26, 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, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Yankton – at 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2907 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Sept. 27, 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, Sept. 26. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Sept. 27, 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.

Thursday, September 27 – 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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