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News Tips For December 8 – 14, 2018





Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, December 7, 2018

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

 

                            

News Tips For December 8 – 14, 2018

                                         

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

 

Tuesday, December 11, to Thursday, December 13, The Big Island, Hawaii – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will participate and attend the Western Governors’ Winter Meeting at the Fairmont Orchid Hotel, Hawaii.

 

Saturday, December 8, 10 a.m. CST – Fort Sisseton Historic State Park is hosting a Frontier Christmas. Celebrate the season with Christmas crafts, roasted chestnuts, homemade bread, sleigh rides and caroling. Find more information online, or call 605-448-5474.

 

Monday, December 10, 9 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Nonpoint Source Task Force 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 on DENR’s webpage at https://denr.sd.gov/boards/schedule.aspx. For more information, contact DENR, at 605-773-4254.

 

Monday, December 10, 10 a.m. CST, Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators will be holding a board meeting at the Red Rossa Conference Center, 808 W. Sioux Ave. For more information or to view the agenda please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=69.

 

Tuesday, December 11, 9:30 a.m. CST, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Board meeting will be on Tuesday, December 11 at 9:30 a.m. CST 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, December 11, 1 p.m. MST, Rapid City – The Indian Education Advisory Council will meet in the Multipurpose Room at Rapid City High School, 601 Columbus St. An agenda is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=200.

 

Tuesday, December 11, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. CST – The Statewide Independent Living Council will hold its quarterly meeting by videoconference with sites in Aberdeen, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, and Spearfish. For more information, please contact Eric Weiss at 605-773-3195.

 

Wednesday, December 12, 10 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Nursing will be holding a board meeting at Midwest Health Management Services, 4109 S. Carnegie Circle. For more information or to view the agenda please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=68.

 

Wednesday, December 12, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Aeronautics Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting via conference call. Staff will be available in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. in Pierre. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 72 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=5. For more information call 605-773-3265.

 

Wednesday, December 12, 6 p.m. CST and Thursday, December 13, 8:30 a.m. CST – The 9-1-1 Coordination Board meets in the South Dakota Association of County Commissioners Building, 211 E. Prospect Ave., Pierre. A draft agenda can found at: https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/12-12%20&%2013%202018%20DRAFT%20Board%20Mtg%20Agenda.pdf. Attendees also can dial into the meeting at 1-866-528-2256; access code 4999977. For more information, contact Shawnie Rechtenbaugh at 605-773-8145.

 

Thursday, December 13, 8 a.m. CST, 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, December 13, 9 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners will be holding a board meeting at 101 N. Main Ave., Suite 215. For more information please visit https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=65.

 

Thursday, December 13, 1:30 p.m. CST, Pierre – DENR’s Petroleum Release Compensation Board 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 https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=73. For more information, contact Vickie Maberry, DENR, at 605-773-3769.

 

Friday, December 14, 9 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Veterinary Medical Examining Board will hold a meeting at the Animal Industry Board office in Pierre. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/bcuploads/2018.12.14%20Meeting%20Notice%20and%20Agenda.pdf.

 

 

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Monday, December 10, and Tuesday, December 11, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – Furniture Mart USA will be conducting a job fair at its location, 140 E. Hinks Lane. Positions are available for warehouse, delivery, customer service, visual merchandiser and maintenance. DLR Sioux Falls Job Service can help. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, December 11, to Wednesday, December 12 – 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, December 11, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, 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, December 12, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, 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.

 

Tuesday, December 11, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST, Brookings – General Education Development (GED) testing will take place at the Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103. For more information, call 605-688-4370 or visit www.GED.com.

 

Tuesday, December 11, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. MST, Spearfish – The Credit Where Credit is Due Financial Literacy Class will be held at Spearfish Job Service, 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

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

 

Tuesday, December 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. MST
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST

 

Wednesday, December 12 to Thursday, December 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:

  • Wednesday, December 12, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Sisseton – At 10 E. Hickory St., Suite 3. For more information, call 605-698-3964 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, December 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST, Spearfish – At 1300 North Ave. For more information, call 605-642-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, December 12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Vermillion – 904 E. Cherry St. A presentation on financial health will be offered by the Wells Fargo at Work Program as part of JSAP. For more information or to register for this workshop, please call 605-677-6900. For more information, please visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, December 13, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Aberdeen – At 420 S. Roosevelt St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-626-2340 prior to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December12. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.
    • Thursday, December 13, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST, Watertown – At 2001 9th Ave. SW, Suite 200. For more information, call 605-882-5131 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, December 13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, 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.

 

Wednesday, December 12 to Thursday, December 13 – 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: https://dlr.sd.gov/workforce_services/individuals/training_opportunities/soft_skills_training.aspx

The workshop will be offered at the following location(s):

  • Wednesday, December 12, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST, 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, December 12, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST, Sioux Falls – At 811 E. 10th St. Registration required. Any class without four people registered by the previous Friday will be canceled. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.
  • Thursday, December 13, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST, 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.

 

Wednesday, December 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. MST
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST

 

Thursday, December 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. CST
  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

 

 

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