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Inside Business: Juice It juice bar eyes July opening

FARGO - A juice bar called Juice It is setting up shop in the Western Center, 4302 13th Ave.

FARGO - A juice bar called Juice It is setting up shop in the Western Center, 4302 13th Ave. S.

The business will sell smoothies and juices made from fresh fruits and vegetables.

The shop will also offer snacks.

Juice It is expected to open in early July, said Chuck Ilogu, owner of the business.

The business will have about 10 employees.

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Ilogu said the business plans to open several additional Juice It locations in the Fargo area in the next year or two.

Construction career open house in Fargo

FARGO - An open house to recruit workers for construction careers will be held here Friday and Saturday.

High school graduates, as well as experienced workers, are invited to learn about careers and training opportunities in building trades, such as bricklayers, carpenters, iron workers and heavy equipment operators.

The event will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Kelly Inn, 3800 Main Ave., Fargo.

The Coalition of Construction Professionals have been holding events in North Dakota and South Dakota since March as part of a recruiting campaign to find more skilled construction workers. Coalition leaders say there is a demand for labor in the Dakotas to build roads, bridges and community infrastructure.

For more information, visit www.dakotaconstructioncareers.com .

Fargo on list of best cities for college grads

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FARGO - Fargo's job opportunities, high concentration of young professionals and cultural amenities make it one of the best cities for new college grads, according to a ranking by Livability.com.

Fargo ranks eighth on the list. Cambridge, Mass., is first, followed by Bellevue, Wash.; Austin, Texas; Bethesda, Md.; and Minneapolis.

In compiling the list, editors looked at factors like the number of 25- to 34-year-olds living in each city, the availability of rental properties, unemployment rates, educational attainment levels, use of public transportation and types of jobs. They also sought out cities that "cater to a younger demographic by offering lots of recreational activities, hot nightlife and a hip vibe."

Chamber holds annual membership campaign

FARGO - The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber is holding its fourth annual membership campaign to generate more awareness about the organization and encourage businesses to join The Chamber.

Since the campaign, which includes an additional advertising package, started at the beginning of March, more than 50 businesses have joined.

The Chamber is the largest local chamber in North Dakota or Minnesota, with more than 2,100 private, public and nonprofit member firms.

For more information, call (218) 359-0527 or email tmeckler@fmwfchamber .

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