Monday, April 20th, 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...

Chamber hold UltraMod ribbon cutting, April 14

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

Angie DeLaGrange has opened UltraMod-The Hair Parlor at 1424 W. Park Drive. Huntington’s newest salon shares the building with State Farm Insurance-Beth Ebersole.

UltraMod - The Hair Parlor opened in February and the Chamber held a ribbon cutting in celebration Tuesday, April 14. DeLaGrange has been doing hair locally for 34 years. When she found her current W. Park Drive building, offering good parking and a good location, she decided to open the new salon.

DeLaGrange says she’s all about good hair design that keeps up with the times. She plans to add several more stylists to the salon, offering booth rental to full-time or part-time “trendy, motivated stylists” willing to work as a team... Read More...

Parkview Huntington holds After Hours, April 14

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

A Chamber After Hours was held on Tuesday, April 14 at Parkview Huntington Hospital. The event took place from 4 to 6 p.m. at the hospital’s 2001 Stults Road location with over 80 persons attending the event.

Parkview Huntington Hospital held the After Hours in celebration of their 15th anniversary in the current location. Juli Johnson currently serves as the hospital’s president. Also Parkview Huntington has once again been named a Top 100 hospital of its size in the nation by Truven Health Analytics. It is the second year in a row for Parkview to be recognized, the third time overall and the only hospital from Indiana... Read More...

Fifteen students honored on Student Awards Day

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce held its Student Awards Day on Monday, April 13. The event was held at the Habecker Dining Commons on the campus of Huntington University. The winners of the awards and scholarships are selected each year by their teachers. The teachers this year were Herb Bergman, Chris Oswalt and Dayna Stump.

The Chamber honors students each year from 15 different disciplines during its April board meeting. The Chamber also awarded three students with a $300 scholarship including Austin Laux, Melayna Grover and Jacob Leming. This year the fifteen recipients recognized were Connor Nash, CAD Mechanical, sponsored by PHD; Logan Green, Project Lead the Way, sponsored by Shuttleworth; Chase Steplar, Transportation, sponsored by Bendix Vehicle Systems and Thomas Horn, Manufacturing, sponsored by TCU... Read More...

Eckert trains with Certified Auctioneers Institute

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

Huntington auctioneer Andy Eckert, of Real Living/Ness Bros., Real Estate & Auction Co., recently completed his second year of courses at the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI). The CAI program is the industry’s premier training program developed by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) for auction professionals.

The three-year CAI designation program provides auction professionals the opportunity to earn the auction industry’s most respected professional designation. CAI is an intensive, executive development program offering professional auctioneers instruction and coursework in business management, ethics, communication, finance, strategic planning and marketing... Read More...

Boy Scouts to host Breakfast, May 12

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

The Anthony Wayne Area Council’s Wabash Valley District Boy Scouts of American will host a Huntington County Breakfast for Scouting on Tuesday, May 12 in honor of Gene Snowden. The breakfast will be held at the Habecker Dining Commons at Huntington University. Please join the Boys Scouts of America for this first of its kind event as the local communities celebrate the Huntington County Scouting heritage. The program will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. and conclude by 8:45 a.m.

Huntington has a long and storied history with Scouting. Many young boys have joined Scouting in Huntington County, earned their Arrow of Light as a Cub Scout, achieved Scouting’s highest honor of Eagle Scout and then returned to the community after college to settle down and raise their families... Read More...

HU students to host debate on RFRA

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

Eunomia, Huntington University’s pre-law student organization, and HU’s philosophy club will co-host a debate on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The event will take place Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Zurcher Auditorium located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts. The debate is free and open to the public.

Students weighing in the RFRA bill include: Thommy Brown, a sophomore history and Bible and religion major from Yorktown; Tyler Herber, a senior history major from Fremont; Taylor Martin, a junior psychology and social work major from Anderson, and Matt Whitney, a senior film production major from Constantine, Michigan... Read More...

1st Source again named to Bank Honor Roll

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

1st Source Corporation has once again been named to the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. (KBW) “Bank Honor Roll” of Superior Performers in recognition of the bank’s strong performance over the past ten years. 1st Source is one of 25 banks to be named to this esteemed list.

“It is an honor to be recognized for our strong performance over the past decade,” said Christopher J. Murphy III, 1st Source Chairman and CEO. “1st Source has performed well at one of the most challenging times in the history of U.S. banking and it speaks to our strength and stability... Read More...

HU partners with Emerge to grow programs

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

Huntington University and Emerge Education, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, announced a new partnership April 16 that provides the university marketing, lead generation, student recruitment and other online program support services to assist the university in growing its online graduate programs.

Emerge Education will work with the university to support a series of online degree programs beginning in fall 2015. The first online programs will include certificate courses and an M.A. in Organizational Leadership through the Townsend Institute for Leadership & Counseling, founded by Dr. John Townsend, New York Times best-selling author, leadership consultant and one of the country’s top psychologists... Read More...

Pathfinder OutSource needs your old T-shirts

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015

Pathfinder OutSource Manufacturing, a division of Pathfinder Services, is seeking donations of light to medium weight cotton and cotton blend materials to be manufactured into and sold as industrial wipes. This includes T-shirts, towels, blankets, linens, etc.

Pathfinder OutSource Manufacturing, an ISO 9001 certified facility, was awarded a state-use contract in mid-2014 to provide industrial wipes to hundreds of facilities throughout Indiana including the Department of Natural Resources, Department of Corrections, and the Department of Transportation and more. The wipes are stronger than paper cloth, machine-washable and can be used for spill cleanup, hand cleaning, and facility cleaning... Read More...

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