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Find financial security at Smart Women Finish Rich

Gilroy – “Smart Women Finish Rich,” put on by Michael Ing and Edward Jones Investments, will be held Oct. 27 at 11:30am at Mama Mia’s restaurant in Gilroy.

The seminar is based on the book by David Bach and will provide seven steps to help you in your pursuit of financial security and funding your dreams.

RSVP to Sergio Perez at 842-6943 by Oct. 24. There is a $15 charge.

Murray Demo honored as

a top executive

San Francisco – Golden Gate University honored Murray Demo, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Adobe Systems Incorporated as Alumnus of the Year at GGU’s annual Alumni Awards luncheon. The award is given to alumni for outstanding professional accomplishments and contributions to the community.

As executive vice president and chief financial officer of Adobe, one of the world’s largest, most diversified software companies, Demo has worldwide responsibility for the software company’s finance, investor relations, information services, facilities, purchasing and global supply-chain management organizations.

“I am honored to receive the Alumnus of the Year Award from a school that allowed me to advance to the next level in my career,” states Demo. “With over 100 years of experience and a focus on real-life skills, GGU is truly a treasure for working professionals across the U.S.”

Demo earned an MBA from GGU in 1987 and in 1989 he relocated with his future wife Marie Russo to the Silicon Valley.

Earlier this year he was promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer. In addition to his work with Adobe, Demo serves on the board of directors for Citrix Systems Inc., the largest software company in the Southeastern United States, and is the vice chairman of the national board of AEA, the nation’s largest high tech trade association.

For more information, go to or call 800-GGU-4-YOU.

Attention gamers!

Gilroy – Gamers in Control buy, sell and trade video games. They carry current, as well as classic games.

Weekly events and tournaments are also held. Gamers in Control is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 10am to 7pm.

For more information, call 842-8833

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