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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 6, 2017

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

 

                            

News Tips For Oct. 7 – 13, 2017

 

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

 

Monday, Oct. 9, 1 p.m. CDT – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be on 1060 AM KGFX’s South Dakota Perspective with Mark Swartzell.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 9:30 a.m. CDT – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on KXLG 99.1 FM with David Law.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Board of Nursing Facility Administrators will meet at the SD Association of County Officials Board Room, 211 E. Prospect Ave. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov. For more information, contact the board at SDNFA@midwestsolutionssd.com<mailto:SDNFA@midwestsolutionssd.com or 605-224-1721.

 

Thursday, Oct. 12, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Certified Professional Midwives will meet at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel, 3200 W. Maple St. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/.

 

Thursday, Oct. 12, 9:30 a.m. CDT – The South Dakota Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology will meet via conference call. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov. For more information contact the board at proflic@rushmore.com or 605-642-1600.

 

Thursday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Transportation 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 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information contact Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.

 

Friday, Oct.  13, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The Department of Social Services’ Psychologists Board of Examiners will hold a board meeting at Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel, 3200 W. Maple St. For more information and to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=81.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Tuesday, Oct.  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.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Wessington Springs, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Tuesday, Oct. 10, to Thursday, Oct. 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. This workshop will be offered at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at the Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part one of the two-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 11, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT, Spearfish –Black Hills Special Services will be offering the workshop at the DLR Rapid City Job Service, 2330 N. Maple Ave., Suite 1. For more information or registration, contact Gloria at 605-347-4467. 
  • Thursday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Pierre – at The Right Turn, 124 E. Dakota Ave. This is part two of the two-part course. Please register in advance of the class. Contact Kriss at 605-773-4755.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 10, to Thursday, Oct. 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, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Sturgis – at 1401 Lazelle St., Meade Room or call 605-641-0965 during these office hours and 605-642-6900 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor or call 605-472-0435 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 11, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Webster – at the Day County Court House basement or call 605-345-4781 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Oct. 12, 1 – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis and Clark Hall, Room L212.  For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager, Samantha McGrath or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 11, to Thursday, Oct. 12 – 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 Oct. 11, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10thSt. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.
    • Thursday, Oct. 12, 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.  
    • Thursday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Huron – at 333 9th St. SW, in the Huron Campus Center, Hohm Conference Room. For more information or to register to attend the class, call 605-353-7155 or visit www.sdjobs.org.   

 

Wednesday, Oct.  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.

  • Wanblee, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Thursday, Oct.  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.

  • 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

 

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