Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Huntington University has produced a video highlighting Huntington County. The video details the many ways in which individuals are able to enjoy a high quality of life, right here in Huntington County.

The video highlights the great agricultural community throughout all of Huntington County, the many different restaurants we have to offer, entertainment, the Dan Quayle Center in Huntington, to the Pulse Opera House in Warren and more. Two EE’s Winery, Joseph Decuis and the new zip line at Camp Timber Lake are all highlighted in the Roanoke area... Read More...

Fetters receives Distinguished Service Award

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Mayor Brooks Fetters received the Huntington University Foundation Distinguished Service Award last evening, September 21 at the foundation’s annual dinner. Dr. Sherilyn Emberton, Huntington University president, honored Fetters with the award, who was surrounded by family and friends.

The Distinguished Service Award honors an individual or an organization whose life or mission embodies the very principles associated with the mission of Huntington University. Fetters is a two-time HU alumni, HU Foundation board member, HU Trustee and has served the Huntington community in a wide range of capacities... Read More...

Veterans Memorial receives a U.S. Navy anchor

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

The City of Huntington recently placed a U.S. Navy tribute anchor at the Veterans Memorial at Memorial Park. The anchor was placed on Wednesday, September 20.

According to Mayor Fetters, “He is happy to add the anchor to the display including the tank and the plane.” Fetters went on to “Thank the Huntington area veterans for their service and sacrifice to the country, and to the Legion Riders from American Legion Post 7 for escorting the Navy anchor to its new home.”

Shown in the photo at left is the U.S. Navy tribute anchor as it is being placed and secured on its foundation at the Veterans Memorial at Memorial Park on Wednesday, September 20... Read More...

Healthy Steps encourages well-being, screenings

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Parkview Huntington Hospital will once again host its semi-annual health fair, Healthy Steps, on Saturday, October 7. Visitors can take advantage of free health screenings and services, reduced-cost lab tests, information on medical conditions, healthy lifestyle tips, and imaging services. New for October is the opportunity to meet two clinicians who are new to Huntington County – a primary care physician and a certified nurse midwife.

Free health screenings are available for hearing, vision, bone density, balance, dental health and skin cancer. Body-fat analysis, grip strength testing, and breathing assessment are also free... Read More...

HU announces 4th consecutive year of growth

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Huntington University has announced that 1,321 students are enrolled for the fall 2017 semester, the fourth consecutive year of enrollment growth. This marks the largest enrollment in the university’s 120-year history.

There are 913 traditional undergraduate students at Huntington’s main campus, 87 undergraduate students at its Peoria, Arizona, location, 79 adult students enrolled in professional programs and 242 graduate students. The overall total comes in at 1,321, an increase of 21 students from 2016. The total for new student enrollment stands at 266, a nine percent increase from the previous year... Read More...

Pathfinder, Presbyterian collecting items for kits

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Pathfinder Community Integration is collaborating with the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington to collect and prepare cleanup bucket kits. After the bucket kits are collected they will be sent to the Presbyterian Disaster assistance location in Louisville, Kentucky.

The collection will begin on Monday, September 25 and will be collected through Friday, September 29. Individuals served by Pathfinder Community Supports will accept donations from the community from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the First Presbyterian Church located at 50 E. Tipton Street. Donations will also be collected on Sunday, October 1 at the same location by the congregation... Read More...

Todd graduates from School of Banking

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Eric Todd, of First Federal Savings Bank, was awarded a diploma on August 11, at commencement exercises during the 73rd annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The School, sponsored by state bankers associations from across the central United States, as well as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established in 1945 to provide bankers with an opportunity for advanced study and research in banking, economics and leadership. Instruction at the Graduate School of Banking takes place during two-week resident sessions for three consecutive summers, along with comprehensive study between summer resident sessions... Read More...

Midwives have broad role in modern healthcare

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Shelly Boone, certified nurse midwife, smiles broadly when she talks about her calling as a certified nurse midwife.

“I feel like it’s my gifting to develop relationships with other women,” she says. “Building trust and getting to know them. I’ve worked in nursing across the whole spectrum, but women’s health has always been my niche. I just love working with women and delivering babies.”

Delivering babies is a major focus for Boone as a midwife, but she also provides care for women’s health issues from adolescence through menopause to the elder years... Read More...

HU remains a top U.S. News college

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

In a nationwide announcement made earlier this week, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Huntington University as the No. 16 Best Regional College (Midwest) and No. 31 Best Value Regional College (Midwest) in its annual guidebook, “Best Colleges 2018.”

Huntington University has been ranked on the Best Regional College list for the 19th consecutive year and has consistently appeared in the top 20 among its peers. Ninety-two Midwest colleges made this year’s list.

“These national rankings underscore the continued recognition that Huntington University provides exceptional value for students... Read More...

Murphy to serve as a member of CDIAC

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

The Federal Reserve Board selected Christopher J. Murphy, 1st Source Bank Chairman and CEO, to serve as a member of the 2018 Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) in Washington, D.C. The announcement was made on Wednesday, August 30.

The CDIAC advises the Federal Reserve Board on local economic conditions, the impact of regulations, and the Federal Reserve’s operational services and oversight of community depository institutions. Murphy just completed a three-year term on the Federal Reserve Board of Chicago’s CDIAC and was reappointed to an additional term to serve as the Council’s Chairman... Read More...

Pathfinder honors and thanks frontline workers

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Pathfinder Services gave a thank you gift to over 270 employees in honor of National Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Recognition Week, September 10 to September 16. The gift was a small way to thank their Direct Support Professionals who provide services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community.

Direct Support Professional Recognition Week is part of the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) National Advocacy Campaign, whose mission is to enhance the lives of all people with disabilities who rely on long-term supports and services by obtaining the resources to recruit, train and retain a highly qualified and sustainable workforce... Read More...

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