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February 23, 2014

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Ivy Tech communication training slated

WINAMAC — Ivy Tech Corporate College will present an eight-hour workshop titled “Communication Skills for Supervisors” from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 7 in the Pulaski County Development building, 623 W. Eleventh St. in Winamac.

The instructor-led, highly interactive course will focus on the skills and tools needed to help front-line and middle-level managers and supervisors understand themselves and become more productive in the workplace by coaching, mentoring and motivating employees.

The cost of the program, $200 per participant, covers reference materials and handouts.

For more information or to register, contact Mike Federspill, Ivy Tech Corporate College, at 800-459-0561 ext. 233, or mfederspill@ivytech.edu.

Program to equipfarm women

DEER CREEK — The 2014 Session of Annie’s Project is a program developed to empower farm women to be better business partners is scheduled starting Thursday and continuing each Thursday through April 3. The series is hosted by Carroll, Cass, and Howard County Extension offices.

The purpose of the program is to help agricultural women gain the understanding and knowledge necessary to be active and involved farm partners. In addition, Annie’s Project will help women find new ways to balance demands of family, community and professionalism within the agricultural community. Sessions will combine lecture, discussion, individual and small group activities and computer training.

The classes run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The first class will be at the Deer Creek Community Center, 4583 N Ind. 29 near Camden. Class sites will rotate between Flora, Kokomo and Logansport.

Registration for the course is $75 and includes meals and materials. For more details and registration information, contact Paul Marcellino at the Howard County Extension Service at 765-456-2313 or email pmarcellino@purdue.edu.

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