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Online resume writing workshop offered at Ivy Tech Library

LAFAYETTE, Ind — What information do potential employers expect to find on résumés and what is the best way to use online job searching services, are two of the questions that will be addressed at an online resume writing workshop in the computer lab at the Tippecanoe County/Ivy Tech Library on January 20 at 6:30p. […] Read the full story

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Support group for Parkinson’s patients offers monthly meetings

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences is sponsoring a support group for people with Parkinson’s disease and their families. The group sessions, which are free and open to the public, are 5-6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Westminster Village, 2741 N. Salisbury St., West […] Read the full story

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West Lafayette ranked 6th smartest small town in America

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — West Lafayette is ranked the sixth smartest small town in America in a survey out this week by Forbes magazine. Of West Lafayette, the magazine said in its story: “Purdue University draws top science minds to this west Indiana town with its high-ranking engineering program. High-paying science and tech jobs in […] Read the full story

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IRS offers help to financially distressed taxpayers

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service today kicked off the 2009 tax filing season by announcing a number of new steps to help financially distressed taxpayers maximize their refunds and speed payments while providing additional help to people struggling to meet their tax obligations. IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman encouraged taxpayers to take advantage of […] Read the full story

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Scholarship program now accepting applications from local 6th, 7th, 8th graders

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Twenty-first Century Scholars program is accepting applications from sixth, seventh and eighth graders in Tippecanoe and surrounding counties. The program makes higher education accessible for low- to moderate-income families in Indiana. New enrollees take a pledge to maintain good grades and citizenship. If they fulfill their promise, they receive four […] Read the full story

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Include pets in New Year’s resolutions

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As you draw up a list of your New Year’s resolutions, keep your pets in mind, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Here’s her top 10 list of New Year’s resolution for pets: Spay or neuter your pets, adding more years to their lives […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 December 2016