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Due Date - Friday/April 28th 

Nominations being sought for 2017 Governor's Awards

The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Statewide Independent Living Council are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Awards.


The nomination categories are:

Outstanding Employee with a Disability

Outstanding Citizen with a Disability

Outstanding Private Employer (Small Employer)

Outstanding Private Employer (Large Employer)

Outstanding Employer (Other)

Outstanding Transition Services Award

Distinguished Service Award


Anyone is welcome to submit a nomination. Nomination forms can be downloaded here:  2017 Nom Forms.doc

The cover memo and process can be viewed here:  2017 Cover Memo.doc


For assistance, please contact 1-800-210-0143. The deadline for submitting names for consideration is Friday, April 28.


Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities during a ceremony later this year.




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Eligible South Dakotans with Disabilities

ABLE Accounts are available to you!


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