Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014

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, including Different Stages and 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...


Zay Leasing & Rentals, Business of the Month

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

Zay Leasing & Rentals was chosen as Business of the Month for March by the Chamber Ambassadors. Zay Leasing & Rentals was selected for their long-standing membership with the Chamber, their help with Run for the Rams, Parkview YMCA and their overall generosity to the Huntington community. The Chamber offers our congratulations to Andy Zay and Zay Leasing & Rentals.

Shown on the front row, from left, Terry Miller, Real Living Ness Bros, Chamber Ambassador; Robin Schaller, Zay Leasing & Rentals; Andy Zay, owner, Zay Leasing & Rentals; Megan Linker, Zay Leasing & Rentals and JoDeane Knowles, TCU and Chamber Ambassador... Read More...



Free ADA seminar, breakfast, offered to businesses

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

The Chamber of Commerce will hold an American’s Disabilities Act (ADA) Seminar on Tuesday, March 10 at the Habecker Dining Commons on the campus of Huntington University from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The guest speaker will be Matt Norris from the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community. DLZ Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Surveying and Construction Services will sponsor the breakfast.

In this presentation, Norris will provide an overview of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for businesses and information on resources from the ADA National Network and the U... Read More...



Amramp donating ramp to Abilities Abound Event

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

Amramp Huntington will be donating a ramp to the 6th annual Abilities Abound event hosted by the Northeast Indiana Disability Advocacy Coalition (NIDAC), on Friday, February 27 at the Courtyard Marriott ballroom in downtown Fort Wayne. The Abilities Abound event, which won the 2012 Community Spirit Award given by the Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities, raises awareness of the accomplishments of people with disabilities. The ramp will ensure that the event is accessible to all who attend.

“Amramp specializes in providing accessibility solutions for special events and residential purposes throughout Indiana and we are very proud to support Abilities Abound by providing the ramp,” stated Loretta Mottram, Sr... Read More...



Program looks at role of women in conflict

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

Peace is not an abstract concept that only applies to war. It is also the concept through which most of humanity strives to live their lives. Peace is not an action, but rather the process that one moves through when dealing with any type of adversity. Moving through adversity from a peaceful perspective is an empowered state of living.

“Women of Peace” is a five-part series at Victory Noll Center that showcases women’s roles in the peace process. The series will run on five Saturdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. from March to August, with no meeting in June. Dates are March 14, April 11, May 9, July 11 and August 8... Read More...



Habitat hosting 3rd Annual Spring Gala

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

Huntington County Habitat for Humanity is hosting its 3rd Annual Spring Gala and Auction on Saturday, March 14. The event will be held at the Huntington PAL Club, 2101 Riverside Drive. Social hour is from 5 to 6 p.m., with dinner served at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30.00 each, with a choice of Roast Beef Au Jus, or Chicken Cordon Bleu. Vegetarian options are available upon request.

The theme this year is Black and White & The Little Red Door. The “Little Red Door” represents a Habitat  “Welcome Home” for partner homeowners. Unlocking the door for the first time to a new home and a new future is one of the first of many steps of success for a family... Read More...



Resource Connection offers employment help

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

Pathfinder Resource Connection, the employment division of not-for-profit Pathfinder Services, is offering individualized benefit counseling to assist those seeking employment.

Pathfinder Resource Connection specializes in assisting people with and without disabilities in finding and retaining employment. Specific assistance is provided to job seekers as well as additional training as needed once employment is gained. Benefit counseling is a service available to assist people in understanding how returning to work may affect federal and state benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, and Medical Insurance... Read More...



Indiana Boys & Girls Club host legislative lunch

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

Indiana Governor Mike Pence attended Tuesday’s Indiana Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs’ Legislative Lunch in the South Atrium of the Indiana Statehouse. The event showcased the collective footprint of Boys & Girls Clubs across the state, including thirty-eight separate Club organizations, and to celebrate the nine year partnership of serving Indiana’s Kids.

The program, Indiana’s Kids (formerly Mitch’s Kids, named after former Governor Mitch Daniels) has helped almost 40,000 youth increase reading and math skills since it launched in 2006. “This support from the state of Indiana has allowed the Clubs to focus on those kids who need us most,” said Ray Black, executive director of the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club... Read More...



HU film students win top national honors

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

The Intercollegiate National Religious Broadcasters (iNRB) has recognized seven Huntington University students with awards for outstanding examples of radio, TV and film production with one team taking the “Film Award of Excellence.”

The students, all from HU’s Digital Media Arts Department, received the honors at the iNRB Student Production Awards Ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday.

Juniors and film production majors Cassie Kasicki of Rockford, Illinois, and Eric Luce of Salina, Kansas, won first place in the documentary film category for their entry titled “XO: What Defines You?” Their project also received the “Film Award of Excellence” within all the film categories... Read More...



PHH announces 2015 community partners

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

Parkview Huntington Hospital has announced the designation of its 2015 Community Health Improvement funds to several Huntington County organizations to provide resources to improve the health of the community. The grants awarded through the Community Health Improvement Program target specific areas of focus in conjunction with the hospital’s mission. These 11 local organizations met the criteria to receive funding through this grant process.

Blessings in a Backpack, Inc. supports underprivileged elementary school students who rely on the Federal Free and Reduced Priced Meal Program with weekend meals... Read More...



Stop Sabotaging your Company

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015

Article submitted by Carrie Van Daele, CEO Van Daele & Associates Inc.

My phone wasn’t working, so I got in touch with my phone-line provider. Two technicians came to my house expecting to fix my line, but they worked for more than an hour until they admitted they had no idea how to correct the problem. These technicians were maybe 25 years old. I heard one of them say, “Let’s call Hank.”

“Who’s Hank?” I asked.

“Hank knows everything about phone lines because he’s worked here for over 35 years, and he’s gonna retire this year,” said one of the technicians... Read More...



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