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October 22, 2013

Business in brief, week of Oct. 20

Career fair to take place at Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech Community College will present its annual Logansport Fall Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday on the Logansport campus, 1 Ivy Tech Way.

The career fair is free and open to the public. Job seekers should bring their résumés ready to network with employers, non-profit agencies and military recruiters. A number of Cass, Miami and Wabash County employers are expected to participate.

For more information about the Logansport Career Fair, contact Shannon Niedzwicki, director of Career Services, at 800-459-0561, ext. 222, or sniedzwicki@ivytech.edu, or Suzanne Dillman, associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs, at 574-753-5101, ext. 2179, or sdillman@ivytech.edu.

Spooktacular slated for downtown Logansport

The Logan's Landing annual Downtown Spooktacular will be 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 29. Participating downtown businesses may hand out treats to costumed trick-or-treaters before the Elks Halloween parade commences.

For more information, contact Logan's Landing at lldirector@loganslanding.com or 574-722-9345.

Beef entered into livestock expo

Randy Mason, a Logansport cattle farmer, has entered three head of Maine Anjou into the beef division of the 40th annual North American International Livestock Exposition. The NAILE is the world’s largest purebred livestock show with more than 26,000 entries and nearly $750,000 in prizes and awards, and is scheduled for Nov. 9-22 in Louisville, Ky.

Registration looming for chamber dinner

DELPHI — The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is planning its eighth annual membership meeting and awards program for Oct. 30 at the Wabash and Erie Canal Center, Delphi.

The chamber will present its Business of the Year and Charles Carroll awards. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. The chamber requests RSVPs by Friday by calling 765-564-6757 or emailing mbruble@carrollcountychamber.com.

Martin’s promotes McClellan to marketing position

SOUTH BEND — Martin’s Super Markets, based in South Bend, appointed Amy Simeri McClellan as director of marketing.

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