Pharos-Tribune

January 19, 2014

Business in brief, week of Jan. 19


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---- — Graham takes overfor Riggle at State Farm

As of Jan. 1, Greg Graham has taken over the State Farm Agency office on 18th Street from Pete Riggle after Riggle’s retirement.

Greg has been associated with State Farm for more than 20 years both as an agent and in agency management.

The State Farm office is still located at 900 18th St. in Logansport and can be reached at 574-753-4420 or online at www.gregograham.com. Others at the office remain the same.

BBB accredits Nason insurance office

Ed Nason Insurance Group received its accreditation from the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana in December 2013.

The BBB sets standards for marketplace trust, supports best practices and denounces substandard marketplace behavior.

The insurance group’s offices are at 419 E. Market St. Staff may be reached at 574-732-4100.

Third House session slated in Logan

State legislators will gather at 8 a.m. Jan. 25 at West Side Diner, 1120 W. Market St., to talk with local business representatives about issues arising at the Statehouse. Registration is not required to attend the breakfast.

Social mediaseminar offered

Jaime Smith from Hoosier Media will present an overview of social media (websites, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) at a free seminar from 9 to 10 a.m. Jan. 29 in the City of Logansport Economic Development Organization’s community room at 310 Pearl St.

This is the first seminar in a series labeled “HYPE Together,” an acronym for “Helping You Pursue Exellence.” To register, call the Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce office by Jan. 24 at 574-753-6388.

CLEDO plans annual meeting Jan. 29

An annual meeting luncheon for the City of Logansport Economic Development Organization is scheduled for noon Jan. 29 at Cross-Wind United Methodist Church, 616 Ind. 25.

Attendance is free for those who register with the CLEDO office by calling Teresa at 574-722-5988.

United Way to celebrate 2013 campaign

United Way of Cass County will have its annual meeting and celebration of its 2013 fundraising campaign from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Feb. 26 at Cross-Wind United Methodist Church.

The fee to attend is $10. Those interested in attending should reserve a seat by calling the United Way office at 574-753-3533 or by emailing banspach@unitedwayofcasscounty.com.

ISBDC hostsentrepreneur seminar

KOKOMO — The Hoosier Heartland office of the Indiana Small Business Development Center will host “Launching Your Own Business” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 12 at Inventrek Technology Park on 700 E. Firmin St., Kokomo.

The seminar is intended for anyone interested in starting their own business. A feasibility workbook will be provided. Attendees may bring a snack and drink of their choice.

Fee for the seminar is $25 and RSVP must be registered by Feb. 11 with the SBDC. For more information, call Ruth Sampson at 866-961-7232.