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News Tips For October 13 – 19, 2018





Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, October 12, 2018

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Bailey Carlsen at 605-773-3212

 

                            

News Tips For October 13 – 19, 2018

                                         

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

 

Monday, October 15, 11 a.m. CDT, Brookings – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak and attend the ribbon cutting at the Passive House in Brookings.

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend and speak at the groundbreaking for South Dakota School of the Blind and Visually Impaired in Aberdeen.

 

Thursday, October 18, 11:30 a.m. MDT, Billings MT – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend and participate in the Regional Governors Conversation at the Montana Big Sky Economic Development Annual Meeting in Billings, MT.

 

Friday, October 19, 9 a.m. CDT – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest speaker on The Big Wild radio show with Derek Gunderson.

 

Wednesday, October 17, 10:45 a.m. CDT, Aberdeen – The First Lady Linda Daugaard will present a plaque to Aberdeen Christian School for winning “Best In State” in South Dakota in the 2018 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.

 

Monday, October 15, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Credit Committee meeting will be on Monday, October 15 at 10 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.

 

Monday, October 15, 2 p.m. CDT, Huron – The State Fair Commission will hold a meeting at the Huron Event Center. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=39. For more information, please contact the council at 605-353-7348.

 

Wednesday, October 17, 10 a.m. CDT Pierre – The Capitol Complex Restoration and Beautification Commission will hold a meeting in the Governor’s Large Room of the Capitol building located at 500 E. Capitol Ave. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 72 hours in advance, visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=15. For more information contact Leah Svendsen 605-773-3688.

 

Wednesday, October 17, 11 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Railroad Board 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, posted 72 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Template.aspx?id=88. For more information call 605-773-3265.

 

Thursday, October 18, 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, October 18, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota State Plumbing Commission (SDPC) will hold its regular quarterly meeting as well as a public hearing to adopt rules in the Sharpe Conference Room, Missouri River Plaza, 123 W Missouri Ave. The rules hearing will begin at 11 a.m. Meeting materials can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=77.

 

Thursday, October 18, 10 a.m. CDT, Pierre – DENR’s Board of Minerals and Environment will meet in the Floyd L. Matthew Environmental Education and Training Center in the Joe Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol Ave. Agenda items are available through the Boards & Commission Portal at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=67. For more information, contact Brenda Binegar, DENR, at 605-773-4216.

 

Friday, October 19, 12 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Department Board of Podiatry Examiners 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:

  • Spearfish, BHSU, E.Y. Berry Library, Room 011, 1200 University St.
  • Rapid City, UC113, 4300 Cheyenne Blvd.
  • Pierre, Capitol Building, Room B12, 500 E. Capitol
  • Sioux Falls, SFUC, FADM 145, 4801 N. Career Ave.

Meeting materials can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=78.

 

 

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Monday, October 15, through Thursday, October 18, 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, October 15, to Thursday, October 18 – 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, October 15:

  • 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. MDT, Clark – 200 N. Commercial St. N. 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Dupree – 501 S. Main St. 605-280-4308
  • 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Fall River) – 906 N. River St. 605-280-4307
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Hot Springs (Vets Home) – 2500 Minnekahta Ave. 605-280-4307
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Sisseton – 411 2nd Ave. E 605-360-7819

 

Tuesday, October 16:

  • 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. MDT, Belle Fourche – 860 6th Ave. 605-280-4307
  • 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Clear Lake – 415 3rd Ave. S. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. MDT, Eagle Butte – Tribal Office 605-280-4308
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Hayti – 300 4th St. 605-360-7819
  • 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  CDT, Plankinton – 401 N. Main St. 605-280-4306
  • 1pm – 3 p.m. MDT, Sturgis - 1300 Sherman St. #212 605-280-4307

 

Wednesday, October 17:

  • 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Alexandria – 725 5th St. 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Herried – American Legion 605-280-4308
  • 7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – 321 Kansas City St. Suite 100 605-280-4307
  • 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – SDSM&T Surbeck Ctr. 605-280-4307
  • 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – University Center 605-280-4307
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Salem – 130 W. Essex Ave. 605-360-7819
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Wessington Springs – 205 Wallace Ave. S. 605-280-4306

 

Thursday, October 18:

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. MDT, Bison – 100 E. Main 605-280-4307
  • 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Ft. Thompson – Housing Authority Bldg. 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, White River – S. 1st and McKinley (Courthouse) 605-280-4308

 

Monday, October 15, to Friday, October 19 – 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, October 15, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Wall – At the Wall Community Center, 501 Main St. Lunch is provided. To register, call 605-394-5120 or register online at the link above.
  • Thursday, October 18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – At Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 1315 N. Main St. Please register in advance for the class. For more information or to register, please call 605-995-8927. You may also register online at the link above.
  • Thursday, October 18, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Belle Fourche – At the Bell Fourche Education Connection (lower level), 2315 Dakota Ave. Lunch is provided. To register, call 605-394-5120 or register online at the link above.
  • Thursday, October 18, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Vermillion – At the Vermillion Job Service, 904 E. Cherry St. For more information or to register, please call 605-677-6912 or register online at the link above.

 

Tuesday, October 16, to Thursday, October 18 – 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 16, 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
  • Tuesday, October 16, 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.
    • Wednesday, October 17, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Sisseton – At 10 E. Hickory St., Suite 3. For more information, call 605-698-3964 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
    • Wednesday, October 17, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – At 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
    • Wednesday, October 17, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Wagner – At 106 SE Sheridan Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607, ext. 207 or 212, or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, October 18, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT, Brookings – At 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103. For more information or to register, call 605-688-4350.

 

Tuesday, October 16, to Thursday, October 18 – 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 16, 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.
  • Wednesday, October 17, 12 – 3 p.m. CDT, Mobridge – At the Mobridge Economic Development office, 205 2nd St. E., Suite 1, or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, October 18, 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, October 16, 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.

 

Tuesday, October 16 – 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
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • 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

 

Tuesday, October 16, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Sanford Health will be conducting an employer information session at Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions are available for environmental service technicians, food service assistants and nursing assistants. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, October 17 – 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 17, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Yankton – General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at Yankton Job Service, 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.GED.com.

 

Wednesday, October 17, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Sioux Falls School District will be conducting walk-in interviews at Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions available for custodial workers. Must apply online at www.sf.k12.sd.us prior to interview. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Thursday, October 18 – 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
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Thursday, October 18, 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. A variety of job search topics will be discussed in detail, including online job searching, workforce training options, interview skills/techniques and money management. Please call 605-995-8060 to register.

 

Thursday, October 18, 6 – 8 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The 2019 South Dakota Teacher of the Year will be announced at a banquet to be held in the Washington Room of the Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center, 3200 W. Maple St., in Sioux Falls. The official announcement will take place sometime after 7:30 p.m. CDT.

 

Friday, October 19, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Yankton – General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at Yankton Job Service, 3113 Spruce St., Suite 124. For more information, call 605-668-2900 or visit www.GED.com.

 

 

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