Thursday, March 30th, 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...


Meet a Chamber of Commerce Director

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Michael Hartburg
Partner, DeLaney Hartburg Roth & Garrott

* In business in this area for 21 years
* On the Chamber board for three years
* Member of the Chamber’s Member Services Committee
* Director

Why does he believe the Chamber is important to Huntington County?

“The Chamber plays an important role in helping local small businesses achieve success. In turn, this benefits everyone who lives, works, shops and plays in Huntington County.”



Ribbon cutting, After Hours held in Roanoke

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

A ribbon cutting was held at the new location of Spokesmen Cycling in downtown Roanoke. The event was part of a Chamber of Commerce After Hours that began at 4 p.m. and continued through 6 p.m. at several locations in downtown Roanoke. The After Hours included Spokesmen Cycling, 247 N. Main Street; Clear Elevation, 314 N. Main Street, Suite 112; IBA-Design Inc., 314 N. Main Street, Suite 140 and Board & Brush, 160 S. High Street.

Spokesmen Cycling is owned by Larry and Rise Buzzard and is a full service bicycle shop. Buzzard says the business will evolve with the new market as he caters to customers in southwest Allen County, General Motors employees and continues to service the Huntington County area... Read More...



Cardinal Family Medicine to host Walk with a Doc

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? Much more than you might think. Research has shown that a healthy diet and consistent activity are two key factors that can decrease a person’s risk of cancer death by a third.

Besides quitting smoking, some of the most important things you can do to help reduce your cancer risk are to get and stay at a healthy weight throughout life, be physically active on a regular basis and make healthy food choices with a focus on plant-based foods.

Come walk with Dr. Matt Pflieger and Dr. Janelle Maxwell from Cardinal Family Medicine on Saturday, April 15 at 10 a... Read More...



CCCU president to speak at HU’s commencement

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Shirley V. Hoogstra, J.D., will be the keynote speaker at Huntington University’s 119th Commencement on Saturday, May 13.

“We are so honored to have President Hoogstra here to address our graduates. Her reputation and tenure in Christian higher education provides a very impactful backdrop to conversations surrounding the important of faith-based institutions and the roles that their graduates play in shaping a culture for Christ,” stated Huntington University president, Dr. Sherilyn Emberton.

Hoogstra became the seventh president of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) in September 2014... Read More...



Metro Kiwanis donates to the PAL Club

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Huntington Metro Kiwanis met on Monday, March 20 at Huntington University. Guest speaker for the evening was Chad Hacker, chief, Huntington Police Department.

Hacker spoke about the Police Athletic League (PAL) and the many programs offered to youth and the community. At the conclusion of his program, Metro Kiwanis presented the PAL with a donation to help them make programs affordable to those want to participate.

Huntington Metro Kiwanis also provides scholarships to local youth, and supports projects such as the Ronald McDonald House, Terrific Kids, Huntington County and PAL baseball, Huntington County Outstanding eighth graders, Lap Reading and Boy Scouts... Read More...



Paths to Quality Training to be held April 22

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Purdue Extension will offer Paths to Quality Training for childcare and preschool providers on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Topics presented will enlighten and entertain the staff and children at childcare and preschool facilities.

Purdue Extension Educators from Northeast Indiana will present workshops from the “I am Moving I am Learning” curriculum. These research based programs will allow participants to earn four hours of education towards their Paths to Quality certification. Programs focus on school readiness, increasing activity and movement, child development and healthy eating... Read More...



Kids Kampus Golf Outing set for May 17

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

Pathfinder Kids Kampus Child Care Center will host its 26th Annual Golf Outing on Wednesday May 17. The fundraising event, sponsored by David Culp and Company, will take place at Norwood Golf Club. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with lunch, sponsored by Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start begins at 12:30 p.m. Appetizers, awards and auctions will take place after the outing.

The cost is $75 per golfer or $300 per team and hole sponsorships are available for $100 each. Kids Kampus is happy to pair golfers with teams if they do not have one. Online registration for the event is available at Read More...



Shannon Persinger and Eric Clancy to perform

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

An evening of music featuring swing, pop and jazz is on tap to raise funds for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. The event features popular vocalist Shannon Persinger backed again by pianist Eric Clancy’s jazz trio. The concert, scheduled for Friday, April 21, begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Cottage Event Center on U.S.-24 at Roanoke.

Singer Shannon Persinger regularly performs a variety of music ranging from Jazz to the hits of Country icon Patsy Cline throughout the Fort Wayne area. Her repertoire features a variety of musical styles ranging from Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee, to The Beatles and Patsy Cline... Read More...



HU’s counseling degree ranked nationally

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

BestCounselingDegrees.net has ranked Huntington University as number 24 for a low-cost online counseling master’s degree. The top 50 schools in the United States were identified for the 2016 and 2017 ranking.

“We are pleased that our unique approach to graduate education, emphasizing personal, professional and spiritual growth continues to be recognized and honored. The Institute for Leadership and Counseling is guided by three fundamental precepts: professional competence, personal transformation and powerful impact,” said Dr... Read More...



Two receive Optimist Youth Appreciation Awards

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

The continuing awards in the Huntington Optimist Club’s 2017 Youth Appreciation Awards series go to two Riverview Eighth Grade students. Grace Poling, daughter of Stefan and April Poling, and Zach Zehner, son of Ryan and Tamara Zehner, were named as recipients.

Poling was nominated by the Riverview staff. The award states that Poling might be one of the hardest working young ladies in the building and in every class she is in. She is always willing to put in the work necessary to succeed, and if that means redoing work, she is all about it. Poling is also one of the sweetest girls at Riverview, and always has the biggest smile on her face when she greets you... Read More...



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