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March 9, 2014

Business news in brief, March 9, 2014


Workshop to cover launching business

KOKOMO — The Hoosier Heartland Indiana Small Business Development Center will host a workshop on "Launching Your Own Business" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in conference room 1-A at Inventrek Technology Park, 700 E. Firmin Street in Kokomo.

This workshop is designed to help budding entrepreneurs understand the essentials of starting and growing their business from concept through their first year of operation.

Cost is $25 per person. Register by calling the center at 765-454-7922.

Surveys to assess business accessibility

Ivy Tech’s Beta Gamma Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will help Peak Community Services conduct accessibility surveys. Businesses and organizations are invited to schedule a survey of their property for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The surveys will take place in early April. Window decals will be given to those businesses/organizations that are accessible. Martha Bugher, Beta Gamma Zeta advisor and Christina Pifer, Beta Gamma Zeta member, are coordinators for the program.

For additional information or to schedule a survey, call Linda Klinck at Peak Community Services, 574-753-4104 ext. 129. Peak Community Services, formerly known as Woodlawn Center, has been serving the developmentally disabled in Cass, Pulaski, and surrounding counties for over 60 years.

State of Carroll Co. dinner slated

DELPHI — Carroll County's annual State of the County, City and Towns dinner and address is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 13 at the Canal Center in Delphi. Program starts at 6:30 p.m. Cost, including meal, is $10 per person. RSVP by Monday by emailing

Cass chamber to host networking lunch

The Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce will host a networking lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 19 in the Chamber of Commerce Community Room. Please use the Pearl Street entrance, 310 Pearl St.

$12 per person includes a lunch buffet from Lin’s Asian Cuisine. Emcees for the event are Lita Rouser and Becky Anspach with United Way of Cass County.

Seating will be limited to the first 40 people who register. Please make your reservations by Friday by calling the Chamber of Commerce at 574-753-6388, emailing or signing up online at

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