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October 29, 2013

Business news in brief, week of Oct. 27, 2013

Little receives NCLA scholarship

Logansport school administrator James Little was presented the “Dave Berryman Scholarship for Leadership and Development” by the National Council of Local Administrators at the NCLA Best Practices and Innovations Conference in San Diego, Calif.

The NCLA conference Sept. 25-27 was attended by school administrators and career and technical education instructors from around the nation. Little is the director of the Century Career Center.

NIPSCO sends $100K to Red Cross

NIPSCO employees gave 193 volunteer hours, 389 pints of blood and $100,000 to help the American Red Cross through the gas supplier's 2013 Charity of Choice campaign.

"We were blown away by the investment of the entire organization in this campaign,” said Regional Red Cross CEO John Lyter.

Activities included encouraging employee volunteering at Red Cross chapters for the United Way Day of Caring, recruiting employee blood donors and sponsoring a Hometown Heroes event that recognized Red Cross volunteers and other community responders, among other initiatives.

NIPSCO, headquartered in Merrillville, provides natural gas for the Cass County area. More information about NIPSCO is available at www.nipsco.com.

Logan-Cass chamber dinner approaching

The Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce will have its annual dinner from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Angie’s Catering and Cakes, 1107 17th St. The organization’s annual awards will be announced at that time. For more information, call the chamber at 574-753-6388.

Arts commission opens grant process

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier artists in selected disciplines have until Feb. 7, 2014, to submit applications for the Indiana Arts Commission's Individual Artist Program grant.

Eligible projects will only be considered in the areas of visual arts, photography, design, media, crafts and folk arts related to these traditional disciplines. Artists with disabilities are also encouraged to apply for projects related to these eligible disciplines, either through the discipline directly or through the access category.

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