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March 30, 2014

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Logan author publishes book

Logansport author Christa Ashley Gorman recently published a collection of stories, “Awakening: A Catalog of Dreams,” through Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

“Awakening” is a collection of dreams. These dreams, each a short story unto itself, offer insight into the surviving spirit of the dreamer, once the victim of a scaring hostage situation. Many of the enclosed dreams revolve around survival.

Christa is a native of Heidelberg, Germany and has made her home in various places across the United States. Now a U.S. citizen, she resides in Logansport and works a business owner. In addition to “Awakening,” she has published two earlier poems.

Investment adviser qualifies for trip

Janet Packard, President of Wealth Management Solutions LLC, qualified for cfd Investments Inc.’s Annual Presidential Adviser Trip. Each year, CFD takes its Top 25 Financial Advisers on its Presidential Adviser Trip.

Wealth Management Solutions is located on the second floor of Cass City Center at 1 Cass City Center, Suite 200, 301 E. Broadway. Jan can be reached at 574-722-4249. Wealth Management Solutions, LLC is not owned or controlled by the cfd companies.

Job fair set at Kokomo center

KOKOMO — Indiana University Kokomo and Ivy Tech Community College invite students, alumni and community members seeking part-time, full-time or internship positions to attend the annual spring Kokomo Area Job Fair. The job fair is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 15 at the Kokomo Event & Conference Center.

The fair is open without charge. More than 70 employers were on campus for last year’s event and organizers are hoping for more this year.

Job seekers looking for more information should contact Tracy Springer, manager of IUK’s Career and Accessibility Center, at 765-455-9301 or tracylb@iuk.edu.

HYPE class to cover conflicts

The Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a free HYPE (Helping You Pursue Excellence) class from 8:30 to 10 a.m. April 9 in the community room at Ivy Tech Logansport, 1 Ivy Tech Way.

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