Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Featured: Support local businesses serving you!

Posted: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

During these tough economic times, the Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage all people of Huntington County to shop local. We are in times like we have never seen before, and all of us need to support our local businesses. In this posting you will find a list of businesses in Huntington County that are open. Along with their business name, you will find a link to their Facebook page if the business has one.

Other ways that we can support our local businesses include purchasing gift cards to use later. This includes your favorite shop, fitness studio, YMCA, restaurant and more... Read More...


Chamber, COVID-19 related information

Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Reliable information during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic is essential and can be found by researching various reliable sources. At the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, we are working to pass on information about government updates for you, sources of help for individuals and businesses and anything related to health and safety.

As a county and as individuals, we must do everything to protect ourselves and our neighbors in ways we never have imagined. Our local, state and national representatives are doing an excellent job of keeping us informed from various sources. Television, Facebook and email, are all being used to reach us and encourage us to make good decisions to stay safe and stop the spread of the virus... Read More...



Attend a church service online this Sunday

Posted: Friday, April 3, 2020

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce encourages the community to attend the church of your choice this week online. For a complete listing of those offering online services visit The TAB at https://www.huntingtoncountytab.com/feature/56606/local-churches-stepping-different-ways-continue-ministering-and-helping-people.



The Chamber has moved and working for you!

Posted: Friday, April 3, 2020

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce moved on April 1 to 40 E. Franklin Street in the restored UB Block. We are located in the middle building. Although are doors are currently closed, we are here working for you. Contact us by phone (260) 356-5300, by email skimmel@huntington-chamber.com or visit our website: www.huntingtoncountychamber.com.

The website is being updated daily with pertinent information individuals and businesses can use during this time of uncertainty. We encourage you to shop local when needed, but to stay at home as much as possible... Read More...



Orders for the remaining school year

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed an executive order requiring all K-12 schools in Indiana to provide instruction via remote learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year and outlines options for districts to continue education during the fight against COVID-19. Click here for a link to the executive order: https://www.in.gov/gov/2384.htm.

“Students are the future of our state and teachers are the heart of our schools,” Gov. Holcomb said... Read More...



Important phone contacts for business resources

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

Source: IEDC and IDHS

Thank you for your continued partnership and support of businesses across the state. During this unprecedented time, there are a lot of unknowns and a lot of inquiries coming in from employees, employers and concerned citizens.

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security are together manning the Indiana Critical Industries Hotline, but they have a very high call volume and are doing their best to redirect questions that are best directed elsewhere. They ask that the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce share the below resources with our members to help them navigate these questions and ensure they can receive speedy guidance... Read More...



DNR extends hunting, fishing licenses

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has announced that all 2019-2020 basic hunting, basic fishing, hunt/fish combo, youth licenses and stamps that expired on Tuesday, March 31, will be valid for use until May 22, 2020.

While hunting or fishing, license holders must have a printed or electronic copy of their license with them. If an individual does not have a valid 2019-2020 annual license or stamp, a new 2020-2021 annual license will be needed.

For the upcoming 2020 spring wild turkey season, hunters will need a 2020 spring turkey license and valid gamebird habitat stamp... Read More...



Huntington Nursery to help 4-H clubs

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

Huntington Nursery & Florist is helping local 4-H clubs with the annual geranium sale. Local 4-H clubs are unable to participate in organized events this year, but Huntington Nursery & Florist has stepped in to sell the geraniums and will donate the proceeds back to the local clubs.

Orders for 4-H club seed geraniums should be placed through Huntington Nursery & Florist and prepaid by Friday, April 10. Customers can either place orders in person, by phone at (260) 356-4718 or by email at kyarger@huntingtonnursery.com. Those emailing orders are asked to make sure to include the 4-H club that they want the proceeds to go to... Read More...



City of Huntington has new digital newsletter

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

To better communicate with residents of Huntington, the city of Huntington has created a digital newsletter, which Huntington residents can subscribe to. City news and updates will be sent directly to email inboxes of subscribers.

“The city’s website, our Facebook page and coverage in our local newspapers remain excellent resources,” said Kevin Krauskopf, Huntington Communications Coordinator. “In launching a digital newsletter, we believe it will help the highest number of Huntington residents engage with the city’s leadership.”

To subscribe to the digital newsletter: go to Read More...



Paycheck Protection Program information

Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. All loan terms will be the same for everyone.

The loan amounts will be forgiven as long as:

· The loan proceeds are used to cover payroll costs, and most mortgage interest, rent, and utility costs over the eight week period after the loan is made; and

· Employee and compensation levels are maintained.

Payroll costs are capped at $100,000 on an annualized basis for each employee... Read More...



CARES Act: What are the family benefits?

Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. The almost 900 pages of legislation are jam-packed with programs designed to help taxpayers navigate the economic hardships our country is facing. We’ve outlined the areas that are likely to impact people on a personal level.

Recovery Rebates

 One of the most widely discussed benefits of the CARES Act is the “Recovery Rebates."  Individuals with an adjusted gross income (AGI) of under $75,000 are eligible for a rebate of $1,200, while married couples can receive up to $2,400 if their AGI is below $150,000... Read More...



By the Book are celebrating 75 years of service

Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2020

The Associated Churches of Huntington County are celebrating 75 years of Weekday Religious Education in 2020.  This program is now known as By the Book or more commonly called the Bible Trailer.  Incorporated as The Huntington County Council of Weekday Religious Education, Inc. on June 20, 1945, the program provides students in third and fourth grades in the Huntington County Community Schools with religious education classes in “Bible trailers” off of school property with parental permission.

A 75th anniversary celebratory dinner is planned for Saturday, August 15 at the Huntington First Church of the Nazarene, 1555 Flaxmill Road, at 6 p... Read More...



We Appreciate You!

Posted: Friday, March 27, 2020

The Chamber appreciates all those in our community who have pulled together during this time of unexpected crisis. Our retail businesses are working around the clock to provide the necessary goods and services we need to go on with daily life. This includes those providing food through grocery stores, restaurants, meal ministries and more.

We thank them for their dedication to the citizens of Huntington. We are blessed by the leadership of our churches helping us to continue our worship services from the comfort of home. We are thankful for the preparations our health care professionals are making for those affected by the virus and other medical needs... Read More...



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