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News Tips For October 27 – November 2, 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 26, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For October 27 – November 2, 2018

                                         

Public Meetings:

 

Monday, October 29, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Advisory Council on Aging will hold their quarterly meeting at the Hillsview Plaza located at 3800 E. Highway. 34 in Pierre. For more information, please contact Beth Dokken at 605-773-3656.

 

Monday October 29, 8 p.m. CDT – The South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry will meet via teleconference. For more information, including public access information, visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=70.

 

Thursday, November 1 – Friday, November 2, Sioux Falls – Beginning November 1 at 1 p.m. CDT, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Commission will meet at Good Earth State Park in Sioux Falls. A public hearing will begin at 2 p.m. CDT discussing the finalizations of October’s meeting. The GFP Commission serves as the advocate and liaison between the department and its stakeholders - the people of South Dakota. The Commission meets monthly (except for February and August) and consists of eight members; which are appointed by the Governor for four-year terms. The full agenda for the November meeting can be found here: https://gfp.sd.gov/commission/information/. For more information, please contact wildinfo@state.sd.us or call 605.773.3718.

 

Thursday, November 1, 8 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Animal Industry Board will hold a meeting at 411 S. Fort St. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/AIB%20Notice%20of%20Meeting%20and%20Agenda%202018-11-01.pdf.

 

Thursday, November 1, 10:30 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals will hold a board of directors meeting at Park Place Center, 3101 W. 41st St. in the conference room. Public input will begin at 11 a.m. For more information please contact Tina Nelson at 605-332-6778. To view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=29.

 

Friday, November 2, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists Board of Examiners will hold a board meeting at 700 Governors Drive, conference room 3. For more information and to view the agenda please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=22.

 

 

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Monday, October 29 to Thursday, November 1: 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 29:

  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Brookings – 530 3rd St., Suite 210 605-360-7819
  • 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
  • 11 a.m. – 2:30 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
  • 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Watertown – 125 S. Broadway 605-360-7819

 

Tuesday, October 30:

  • 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. CDT, Armour – 706 Braddock St. 605-280-4306
  • 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. MDT, Belle Fourche – 849 5th Ave. 605-280-4307
  • 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Lake Andes – 400 Main St. 605-280-4306
  • 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Olivet – 140 Euclid, Room 39 605-360-7819
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Rosebud – Veterans Affairs Bldg. 605-280-4308
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. MDT, Sturgis – 1300 St., Suite 212 605-280-4307

 

Wednesday, October 31:

  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. 605-280-4306
  • 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Winner – 200 E. Third St. 605-280-4308

 

Thursday, November 1:

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MDT, Ft. Yates, ND – Standing Rock Tribal Office 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

 

Monday, October 29, through Thursday, November 1, 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 30, to Thursday, November 1 – 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 30, 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.
  • Thursday, November 1, 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 31. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, October 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. – 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

 

Tuesday, October 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, October 30, 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, October 30, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a basic sales tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the Department of Revenue’s Sioux Falls office, located at 300 S. Sycamore Ave., Suite 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.

 

Tuesday, October 30, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – A financial literacy class will be held at Mitchell Job Service, 1321 N. Main St. For more information, call 605-995-8060 or visit www.sdjobs.org

 

Tuesday, October 30, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. CDT, Watertown The Department of Labor and Regulation and Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) will host two meetings in LATI Room 514 about creating a welding Registered Apprenticeship (RA). Interested parties will learn about the RA requirements and return on investment. To RSVP, email mike.jennings@state.sd.us or shane.swenson@lakeareatech.edu.

 

Tuesday, October 30, 12 – 3 p.m. CDT, Yankton – Avera will be conducting open interviews for CNAs, hospice resident assistants, housekeepers and nutrition assistants at Avera Majestic Bluffs, 2111 W. 11th St. Please complete an online application prior to the event at  www.averajobs.org/. Call 605-668-8390 with questions. DLR Yankton Job Service can help you prepare. Call 605-668-2900 for more information.

 

Tuesday, October 30, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – 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 Sioux Falls office, located at 300 S. Sycamore Ave., Suite 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.

 

Wednesday, October 31 – 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, November 1 – 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. – 5 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
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Lower Brule, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

 

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