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Women's businesses to be featured at IU Northwest business expo

The Women’s Studies Program will sponsor the Women’s Business Expo, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Moraine Lobby at IU Northwest, Gary, IN. More than 15 organizations that provide services for women and/or women-owned businesses will have staffed booths to provide information.

A few of the many local businesses participating in the expo include: the National Association of Women in Construction, Planned Parenthood, Healthy Start, St. Jude House, Haven House, Victim Assistance Unit, La Leche League/Calumet Area, ALSE Clemente Center, Sojourner Truth House, Indiana University Credit Union, Cultural Connections-Region Women’s Initiative, and Mary Kay Cosmetics. Higher education participants include: the Indiana University School of Medicine – Northwest, IU Northwest Division of Social Work, IU Northwest School of Nursing, and members of the IU Northwest Women’s Studies program.

The expo will allow attendees to learn about volunteer opportunities, services provided by organizations, and even register to vote! The expo is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Lacy Finchum at 219-980-6680 or email



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Michelle Searer
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