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Career Day tomorrow in Bow

November 13, 2012

Custer Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) will be holding their 4th
Annual Career Day for the Junior and Senior High School students in central Nebraska Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. The day is designed to allow
students to visit participating businesses in Broken Bow, giving them a view of the possible career choices that would serve the needs of central

"Our Career Day is an excellent opportunity for both the students of
Central Nebraska and the businesses of Broken Bow. The students are able to take a behind the scenes tour of the local businesses and learn about the opportunities for careers and begin to build a relationship with their potential future employers," noted Melissa Garcia, President of the Custer Economic Development Corporation. "There are a lot of great career opportunities here."

Fifteen businesses and more than 70 students from seven area high schools plan to participate in the Career Day.

The businesses hosting tours include Adams Land and Cattle, BD, Bank of
Broken Bow, Custer Public Power, Gateway Motors, Grocery Kart, KCNI/KBBN, M&M Electric, Melham Medical Center, Nebraska State Bank, Plains Equipment, Red Line Equipment, Sargent Pipe, Thomas Livestock, and V-Bar Trailer Sales.

Thanks to a grant from the Custer County Foundation, the students will
start the day with nationally recognized motivational speaker, Mary Kay
Mueller. Mary Kay's message is one of personal empowerment and goal
attainment. You can learn more about her at her website
The Custer County Foundation is a non-profit community trust, which is
structures to seek out, receive, and administer funds to meet the present
and future needs of the residents of Custer County.

The schedule for the day is as follows:
*Register at 9:15 AM (Tiffany Theater)
*Mary Kay Mueller, keynote speaker 9:30 AM (Tiffany Theater)
*First round of business tours 11:00AM
*Lunch and college presentations at 12 noon (Custer Campus)
*Arrive at businesses for tours at 1:00 PM
*Return to Broken Bow Extended Campus for closing events by 2:15 PM
*Dismiss at 2:45 PM

For more information, please contact Melissa Garcia, CEDC President, at
308-870-5012 or

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