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February 23, 2014

BIZ BUZZ: DCS/FSSA offices move to Cass City Center

Pulaski Co. factories featured in TV segment.

Spokesmen for the local Department of Child Services and Family and Family and Social Services Administration offices say staff have moved across the street to new offices in Cass City Center.

The offices, formerly located in Logan Square Office Building at 300 E. Broadway, were moved early this month to suite 300 in Cass City Center, 301 E. Broadway.

James Wide, spokesman for the Indiana Department of Child Services, indicated all 18 DCS staff members had made the transition. FSSA spokesman James Gavin said 16 staff members on the FSSA side had moved.

“Now we’re sharing a little more space, such as a common break area,” Gavin said.

Gavin said no other FSSA staffers are moving into the Cass County office. Wide also indicated the number of DCS staff members hadn’t changed as a result of the move.

Earlier reports on renovations to the third floor of Cass City Center had indicated 35 jobs would be moved there and 25 additional positions would be created.

NEW PULASKI COunty VIDEO SEGMENT AIRS

WINAMAC — Pulaski County made it onto the small screen again this month with an episode of the public broadcasting program “ExtraordINary Indiana.”

Several tourist destinations in the county were featured early this winter on “Savor Indiana” on PBS stations across the state. The county followed up its $10,000 investment in that tourism-oriented show with another $10,000 produce a segment of a companion show aimed more toward attracting business investment.

Fratco, Adaptasoft and the Braun Corp. each had 5- to 6-minute spots on the Pulaski County episode. The episode was scheduled to air Feb. 7 on Lakeshore Public Television.

Nathan Origer, director of Pulaski County Economic Development, praised the show’s local segment.

“It’s excellent,” Origer said. “Just like Savor Indiana exceeded my expectations, ExtraordINary Indiana did as well.”

Filming on the project took place during the first week of December, Origer said.

To watch the episode in five parts, visit extraordinaryindiana.com.

Sarah Einselen is news editor at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at sarah.einselen@pharostribune.com or 574-732-5151. Twitter: @PharosSME

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