Governor’s Award Presentation Held At Capitol Rotunda Tuesday

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(KCCR) — The 2020 Governor’s Awards were presented to seven individuals and businesses across the state to recognize their contributions toward the rehabilitation and employment of people with disabilities. Governor Kristi Noem presented the awards in the State Capitol Rotunda and says South Dakota has made progress in advancing opportunities for the disabled…

Noem presented the Outstanding Employee with a Disability award to Chris Peterson of Fort Pierre…

Eugene “Gene” Murphy of Sioux Falls is a war veteran who survived being wounded in battle. Murphy won this year’s Distinguished Service Award…

Other winners include Kendra Gottsleben of Sioux Falls and Karen Schmeiser of Aberdeen. Business winners include The Fox Stop in Yankton, Boyd’s Gunstock Industries of Mitchell and the Mitchell School District – Food Service Department.