Friday, September 21st, 2018

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Monday, January 1, 2018

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...


Huntington Chevrolet to hold grand opening

Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

Huntington Chevrolet will hold a grand opening on Saturday, September 29. The event will take place at their location at 239 Hauenstein Road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nick Pannos, owner, and several employees of the dealership will be on hand to visit with individuals and answer questions for those attending from the community. Plans call for a cookout around noon. The dealership will have hourly raffles which will include vehicle details, oil change certificates and a TV. Anyone who would like to come and see us is welcome.

According to Huntington Chevrolet, their new Chevy inventory is full of exciting new models people are looking for... Read More...



After Hours, open house for 2nd anniversary of LC

Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

A Chamber After Hours and an open house will be held at the Huntington County Community Learning Center on Thursday, October 11. The event will take place at the Learning Center from 4 to 6 p.m.

The Learning Center opened with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and is celebrating its second anniversary. Tours of the facility will be given during this time. Those interested in touring the facility, or learning more about the Learning Center and all it offers, plan to attend this event. There will be personnel from the Learning Center, Northeast Indiana Works (WorkOne), Impact Institute, Ivy Tech and Huntington University available to speak with those in attendance... Read More...



Pathfinder seeks LaMont Award nominations

Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

Pathfinder Services, Inc. is once again searching for an individual or organization in the community who has made an extra effort to assist persons with developmental disabilities. Nominations for the 33rd Annual Herbert D. LaMont Award must be made by Thursday, October 22.

The award is given in memory of Herbert D. LaMont, who was a major force in the development of services for persons with disabilities in Huntington County. He was also an early supporter of Pathfinder Services, Inc.

Awards have been presented to Judy Vanderspool, Bill Kruzan, the late Helen Brandt, the late Kay LaMont, Dr... Read More...



Alexis Arnold earns Master degree from WGU

Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

Hickory Creek at Huntington administrator Alexis Arnold recently earned a Master of Business Administration in healthcare management from Western Governors University.

Arnold completed the degree program on August 15. Arnold says she gained “in-depth knowledge on how to lead people in healthcare, which will allow Hickory Creek at Huntington to provide better healthcare services to the residents we serve.”

Arnold’s capstone project was an action plan to solve the nursing department staffing issues within nursing facilities.

“I was able to spend a significant amount of time interviewing front line staff to find out what they are looking for in an employer and how we can become the employer of choice... Read More...



Jill Dreyer Scholarship awards for fall 2018

Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

A trio of registered nurses at Parkview Huntington Hospital – all looking toward to careers as family nurse practitioners has each been awarded a Jill Dreyer Scholarship for the fall 2018 semester. Justin Asher, Megan Krom and Kathleen Leckrone each received $1,000 toward their education costs for the current academic semester. The awards were announced by Mike Perkins, director of Parkview Huntington Foundation, which administers the Jill Dreyer funds.

“Generous giving has allowed us to increase the number of Jill Dreyer Scholarships from two to three this year, and the amount of each scholarship has been increased,” Perkins said... Read More...



Professional Recognition Week recognized

Posted: Friday, September 21, 2018

Pathfinder Services gave a thank you gift to over 270 employees in honor of National Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Recognition Week September 9 to 15. The gift was a small way to thank the 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 advance the ability of their members in supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to fully participate in their communities... Read More...



Chamber names winners of A B.I.G. Day 2018

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

The Chamber of Commerce held its A B.I.G. Day golf outing on Wednesday, September 12 at the Clear Creek Golf Course. The acronym A B.I.G. stands for Agriculture, Business, Industry and Government.

Wings Etc. and Jake Stroup – State Farm Insurance tied for first place with both shooting a 53. Winning team members from Wings Etc. are Bryan Burcroff, Aaron Spring, Ryan Mettert, Zach Kindler, Jason Parke and Tom Wright. Jake Stroup – State Farm Insurance golfers include Jake Stroup, Patrick Klein, Josh Webster, Tyler Sizelove, Andrew Stroup and Brock Meyer.

Third place went to Ingle’s Service Center with a 54... Read More...



Industrial Maintenance class graduates from LC

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

The Learning Center, 2201 N. Jefferson Street, celebrated the third Industrial Maintenance class graduation on Thursday, September 13. Eight employees from the area graduated from the class. Gary Hall, Ivy Tech instructor, called this class one of the best he has ever taught.

The Ivy Tech Industrial Maintenance Skill-Link Training Program had eight students, representing Bendix Vehicle Commercial Systems, LLC, Our Sunday Visitor, Isolatek International and Fort Wayne Metals.

All participants spent 200 hours in the class and 200 hours out of class during the 26-week course to earn the certification... Read More...



Honeywell House to host “Celebration of Faith”

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Vocalist Kris Stephens and pianist Susan Vanlandingham will perform during their “Celebration of Faith” presentation on Tuesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Honeywell House.

Stephens’ beautiful voice has been featured at many local events including the recent National Day of Prayer at the Wabash County Courthouse. She was a semi-finalist in the 2017 Harold Haugh Light Opera Vocal Competition. Susan Vanlandingham is the organist and choir director at the First United Methodist Church in Wabash. Together, the ladies will perform songs of faith, many of which are a part of their recently recorded CDs... Read More...



Healthy Steps offers flu shots, screenings, more

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Healthy Steps, Parkview Huntington Hospital’s health and wellness fair, will return to the hospital lobby and lower level on Saturday, October 6, from 7 to 11 a.m. The event will include many of its traditional offerings plus seasonal additions, such as flu shots, and new features, such as tours of the Sleep Disorders Center.

Admission to this event – which takes place in April and October each year – is free, and services are available to adults 18 and older. It’s a unique opportunity for area residents to obtain multiple services and screenings all in one convenient stop... Read More...



Pioneer Festival scheduled for September 22, 23

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

The Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival will return to Huntington for its 43rd year on Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and 23. The festival celebrates Indiana life in the early- to mid-1800s, when Native Americans, white settlers and French traders populated the area.

Festival guests can see a blacksmith at work, tradesmen caning chairs and weaving baskets, homemakers churning butter and separating cream and frontiersmen cooking their game over open fires. Representatives of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma will be present with Native flute music, demonstrations of ribbon work and audience participation programs on the games of lacrosse and bowls... Read More...



Westendorf named manager at Anytime Fitness

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Anytime Fitness owners, Patrick and Amy Carpenter, announced that Jeremy Westendorf has been named the new manager at their Huntington facility. Westendorf assumed those duties recently.

According to a press release from Amy Carpenter, “Westendorf has extensive customer service and gym management experience.”

Carpenter went on to say that if you are interested in a strength conditioning, a workout regimen or just wanting to lose some weight, tone up and just get into better shape, contact Westendorf for an appointment.

Anytime Fitness is located at 317 Hauenstein Road and can be reached by calling (260) 358-0000... Read More...



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