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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, October 5, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For October 6 –12, 2018

                                          

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

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on 1240 AM KCCR with Zach Nelson.

 

Tuesday, October 9, 1 p.m. CDT – The South Dakota Primary Care Task Force Oversight Committee will meet via teleconference. For more information, including public access information, visit http://doh.sd.gov/PrimaryCare/.

 

Tuesday, October 9, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Economic Development Finance Authority (EDFA) board meeting will be on Tuesday, October 9 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=30.

 

Tuesday, October 9, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council will meet in the Sharpe Conference Room of the Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave.DDN sites are scheduled at the following locations:

  • Pierre – Department of Labor and Regulation, 123 W. Missouri Ave.
  • Rapid City – Department of Labor and Regulation, 2330 N. Maple, Ste. #1
  • Sioux Falls – Department of Human Services, 811 E. 10th St.
  • Aberdeen – Department of Labor and Regulation, 420 S. Roosevelt St.
  • Watertown – Department of Labor and Regulation, 2001 9th Ave. SW, Suite 200

Meeting materials can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=107/. Questions may be directed to Deputy Secretary Tom Hart at 605-773-3101.

 

Wednesday, October 10, 8 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Veterans Commission will meet in the Highlands Room of the RedRossa Italian Grille. The Commission convenes at 8:00 am for strategic planning followed by the Commission meeting at 11:00 am. The Commission’s agenda and supporting documents may be accessed online at either of the following two links:http://vetaffairs.sd.gov/aboutsddva/veterans%20commission.aspx or https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=101 For more information, contact Audry Ricketts at 605-773-8242.

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2 p.m. CDT – The South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators will meet via teleconference. For more information, including public access information, visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=69.

 

Thursday, October 11, 10 – 11 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council will hold a meeting in the Sharpe Conference Room of the Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave. 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, Suite 1
  • Sioux Falls, Department of Human Services, 811 E. 10th St.

Meeting materials can be found 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, October 11, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Department of Labor Employee Retirement Board (ERB) will hold a meeting in the Sharpe Conference Room of the Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave. 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 Labor and Regulation, 811 E. 10th St.

Meeting materials can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=147. Any questions regarding the ERB may be directed to Jennifer Kamps at 605-773-6804.

 

Friday, October 12, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Fort Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Psychologists Board of Examiners will hold a meeting at 110 E. Stanley Rd., Holiday Inn Express. For more information and to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=81.

 

Friday, October 12, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Arts Council will meet at 711 E. Wells Ave. in Pierre for its regular fall business meeting in Creekside Conference Room. An agenda will be posted 72 hours before the meeting at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=7. At 1 p.m., the Council will reconvene with the Board of Directors of Arts South Dakota for a joint meeting in the main-level conference room at the same location.

 

 

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Tuesday, October 9, to Thursday, October 11: 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.

 

Tuesday, October 9:

  • 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Custer – 420 Mt. Rushmore Rd. 605-280-4307
  • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. MDT, Deadwood – 80 Sherman St. 605-280-4307
  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Eureka – 717 7th St. 605-280-4308
  • 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Webster – 711 W. 1st St. 605-280-4306

 

Wednesday, October 10:

  • 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – 101 1st Ave., SE, Suite 100 605-280-4306
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Britton – 909 S. Main St. 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Martin – 105 E. Hwy 8 605-280-4308
  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Pine Ridge – 1 Veterans Dr. 605-2850-4307

 

Thursday, October 11:

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Ft. Yates, ND – Standing Rock Tribal Ofc. 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Huron – 450 3rd St. SW #103 605-280-4306
  • 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Leola – 421 Grant St. 605-280-4308

 

Tuesday, October 9, to Thursday, October 11 – 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, October 9, 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, October 11, 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, October 10. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
    • Thursday, October 11, 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, October 9, to Thursday, October 11 – 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, October 9, 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, October 11, 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, October 10, 1 p.m. – 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, October 9, through Thursday, October 11, 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.

 

Tuesday, October 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.

  • 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, October 9, 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 605-688-4370 or visit www.GED.com.

 

Wednesday, October 10, to Friday, October 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, October 10, 1 – 5 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – At Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 420 S. Roosevelt St. This is the first day of a two-day workshop. For more information or to register, please call 605-626-2298. You may also register online at the link above.
  • Wednesday, October 10, 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.
  • Thursday, October 11, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – At Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 420 S. Roosevelt St. This is the second day of a two-day workshop. For more information or to register, please call 605-626-2298. You may also register online at the link above.
  • Thursday, October 11, and Friday, October 12, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – At Spearfish Chamber of Commerce, 106 W. Kansas St. This is a two-day workshop. To register, call the Career Learning Center of the Black Hills at 605-394-5120 or register online at the link above.

 

Wednesday, October 10 – 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, October 10, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CDT, Watertown – Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) is hosting a Career Search EXPO, designed to bring future employers and current LATI students together. The fair, at 1201 Arrow Ave., allows businesses to link career options with the skills, qualifications, aptitudes and interests of these students. The Expo may result in an interview, a position offered, or just a mutual gathering of information. DLR Watertown Job Service can help you prepare. Call 605-882-5131 for more information.

 

Thursday, October 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.

  • 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, October 11, 9 – 10 a.m. CDT, Mitchell – The Mitchell Job Club is open to the public and held every Thursday at Mitchell Job Service, 1321 N. Main St. The meeting will discuss a variety of job search topics in detail, including online job searching, workforce training options, interview skills/techniques, and money management. Please call 605-995-8060 to register.

 

 

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