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Inside Iowa State
Oct. 18, 1996

FCS gambling conference Oct. 31

by Michelle Johnson
Faculty research on a variety of gambling-related issues will be unveiled during a day-long conference hosted by the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

"Gambling and the Family" will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Scheman Continuing Education Building.

Conference topics will include gambling and the elderly, college students and gambling, children and casinos, family finance and gambling, and the effects of gambling on tourism and small businesses.

Following are highlights of some of the research that will be presented during the conference.

The conference is open to the public and costs $75.

ISU faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the conference, at no charge, as space allows. There will be a $15 charge to attend a luncheon and receive educational materials on the conference.

To register for the conference, call the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-5980.


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