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  For over 20 years, an independent voice

for South Dakotans with disabilities.

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Announcing....
Coalition Annual Membership Meeting 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:00 PM (Central Time) 
Oacoma Community Center
(Near Chamberlain)

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Coalition Board of Directors Meeting
August 26, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Oacoma Community Center

      
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Coalition Adopts Position Papers on
Medicaid Expansion in South Dakota, Subminimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities and the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

To view go above to "Public Policy" and click on "Position Papers". 

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 COME CELEBRATE WITH US!!!!

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30th

WHAT:  WATERMELON FEED 

WHERE: STEAMBOAT PARK

WHY: We want to thank the Community for making it possible for us to serve the community for the past 40 years!

WHO: We are inviting all Volunteers, Contributors, and Clients.  EVERYONE in our          Pierre/Ft Pierre Communities because it is YOU that make our Agency possible!

TIME: We will start serving Watermelon at 7:00 pm and start signing everyone up for PARS PRIZES! Winners will be announced right before City Band starts performing their last concert of the Season!

PARS PRIZES with a TWIST!!!: EVERYONE THAT ATTENDS will be given a FREE ticket to win a PARS Prize! Anyone wanting to win another prize can purchase a ticket for $1.00 each. EVERYONE is a WINNER. Come out to the park for refreshing Watermelon and Prizes and WONDERFUL MUSIC by the City Band as they perform a Potpourri of fantastic tunes!! Bring a chair or blanket to sit on and remember you MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!

 PARS PRIZES DONATED BY

SLUMBERLAND BECK MOTORS BANKWEST RAMKOTA

FIRST NATIONAL BANK COWBOY COUNTRY STORES SHANE’S PHARMACY

DISCOVERY CENTER HEAVENLY MASSAGE by BRANDEE FEIGUM FUNERAL HOME

COCA COLA LAMINESTRA PIERRE FLOWER SHOP COUNTRY CARPET and FLOORING

HARDEE’S AMERICAN BANK AND TRUST KNECHT HOME CENTER LOTUS SPALON

PIZZA HUT APRYL’S ANIMAL HOUSE ISBURG FUNERAL HOME TACO JOHNS

AFFECTIONS FLORAL AND WINE INGRAM PEST SERVICE INC DAKOTA ROSE PHOTOGRAPHY

“Lots of Wonderful Anonymous Givers” and PIERRE AREA REFERRAL SERVICE

          

 





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            Passing of the Gavel

The Board of Vocational Rehabilitation met on June 24 and 25, 2014.

Election of officers was an agenda item. 

This picture is of Elaine Roberts, out going Chairperson, handing the gavel over to Brett Glirbas, incoming Chairperson.


 Basic Budgeting Class
Offered through Pierre Area Referral Service (PARS)

Learn MORE about your money, benefits and how to stretch your dollars.  You will get individualized help to set up a budget and to learn how to make your money or benefits work for you.  

You can register by calling PARS at 224-8731. 

Class includes:
transportation (if needed) to class and back home.

Dinner and babysitting (if needed)
Incentives for completing all three classes!
 See the flyer - click here:  Basic Budgeting Class FLYER- general.pdf

           

            
           

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South Dakota Benefits Specialist Network

The South Dakota Benefits Specialist Network has benefit specialists located in Sturgis, Pierre, Yankton and Aberdeen. Benefits planning and counseling services are available for Vocational Rehabilitation consumers and former WIPA cients. Limited information and referral services are available to all other beneficiaries who want to return to work.
To access these services, call 1-800-224-5336, ext. 221.
Before making a decision on employment - be sure you have good information.
Contact the South Dakota Benefits Specialist Network.


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Upcoming Events
Thank-You To Our Donors

(Fiscal Year:  10/01/13 - 09/30/14) 
Last updated Wed. 7/09/14   

THANK YOU for the donations!

  • Elaine Roberts
  • Jenneil Watkins
  • Kathie Tupper
  • Shelly Pfaff
  • Larry Puthoff
  • Coleen Moran
  • Juanita Palmer Rowe
  • Lynn Boettcher Fjellanger
  • Mark & Carleen Krebs
  • Mark Arneson
  • Donna Leslie & Paul Lepisto
  • Colette Wagoner
  • Patty Kuglitsch
  • Sharon Colombe
  • Dawn Backer
  • SD Board of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR)
  • Benjamin Soukup
  • Arlene Poncelet
  • SD Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
  • Bernie Grimme
  • Victoria Madigan
  • Faith Korkow
  • Jill Schoen
  • Ardell Fiedler
  • Lorie Jirschele
  • Gaye Mattke
  • Lisa Sanderson
  • Lorri Bohm
  • Grady Kickul
  • Lori Douville
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  • Randy Christensen

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