PIERRE – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels presented the 2017 Governor’s Awards to South Dakota businesses and workers who have made significant contributions to the employment of people with disabilities.
Governor’s Awards were presented to the following in this area:
Pizza Ranch of Spearfish retains individuals with disabilities as part of their winning workforce, and they have been recognized as the Outstanding Private Employer (Small Employer Category). Owners Ted and Jill Schilling partner within their community to promote a diverse workforce, offering equal employment opportunities for all.
The 2017 Governor’s Awards ceremony was co-sponsored by the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired, the Statewide Independent Living Council, and the South Dakota Department of Human Services.