Tuesday, August 4th, 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, 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...


A B.I.G. Day could have a million dollar winner

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

The 2015 Huntington County Chamber of Commerce’s A B.I.G. Day Golf Outing has been scheduled. The golf outing will be held on Wednesday, September 16 at the Norwood Golf Course located at 5961 W. Maple Grove Road.

This year’s event has several prizes which may be won by participants. Those shooting a hole-in-one on one of the par 3’s, may win a new set of irons or woods, a new Chevrolet Cruze from Pace Chevrolet or $10,000 in cash sponsored by W.A. Zimmer. The grand prize will give one individual a chance to win $1,000,000. Club pros are not eligible for the $1,000,000 prize... Read More...



HU Townsend Institute to host opening event

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Huntington University’s Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling is kicking off its first year by hosting an opening training event on Saturday, August 29. Registration for the event begins at 8 a.m. in the Merillat Centre for the Arts, with the welcome starting at 8:30 a.m.

New York Times best-selling author Dr. John Townsend will give counseling and leadership training on his Character-Plus-Competency model in the morning followed by a luncheon at College Park Church, 1945 College Avenue. Townsend will speak on both topics again in the afternoon. The day ends at 5 p.m... Read More...



Hollingers, Carrolls, owners of Viking Express

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Rob Hollinger and his family are the new owners of the Viking Express located at 2090 N. Jefferson Street. According to Rob Hollinger, the Hollinger and Carroll family purchased the business on April 1 of this year.

The Chamber sends their “congratulations” to the Hollinger and Carroll family on their new endeavor.

Shown in the photo, front row, from left are Sonya Foraker, Parkview Huntington Hospital and Chamber board; Terry Miller, Real Living Ness Bros. and Chamber Ambassador; Brock Hollinger, Mason Hollinger, Rob Hollinger, Julie Hollinger, Kayleen Carroll with daughter, Lexie, Jacob Carroll, all owners and operators of Viking Express and Belinda Clancy, Markle Health & Rehabilitation and Chamber Ambassador... Read More...



Schellinger: It's all about jobs

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Gerry Dick, InsideINdianaBusiness.com

The new president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation says while some are making his appointment about politics, “it’s all about jobs and that will be my focus.” Wednesday, Indianapolis-based CSO Architects Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Schellinger, a former Democratic candidate for Governor, was selected by Republican Governor Mike Pence to help lead the state’s economic development efforts. In a studio interview, Schellinger says he is especially interested in the potential of the Regional Cities Initiative... Read More...



A possible burden awaits small businesses

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Washington Post

American consumers are beginning to receive in the mail new credit cards that add a security chip to the traditional magnetic strip that processes their payments. The hope is the new cards cut down on credit card fraud but many small businesses do not appear ready for the change.

A deadline for phasing in secure, chip-enabled payment cards across the country kicks in on October 1. That’s when banks are supposed to finish distributing the new plastic to customers. Businesses will need to install new card readers to process the information on the chips... Read More...



Schroeder's and Wheels to give away a car

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Wheels to Prosper initiative was started by auto shop owners striving to change the reputation and quality of service in the automotive repair industry. And by helping those in need, the group hopes to make a positive difference in our community as well.

Schroeder’s Automotive is part of the national car giveaway affiliated with the Wheels to Prosper. The local business is looking for deserving people in our community for this giveaway. Schroeder’s will be holding the giveaway on Sunday, August 16 at the Huntington North High School Vocational Center located at 2201 N... Read More...



Lemons honored at Recognition Dinner

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Huntington County residents Ryan and Satin Lemon received the “Big Couple of the Year” award at the 2015 Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Thursday, July 23 at Hotel Fort Wayne for their exceptional work with the agency and the profound impact that they have had on their Little Brother, Andrew.

They were selected among four other nominees by a carefully selected panel of judges consisting of community leaders from across the Agency’s 13-county service area, who rated the nominees based on information from their Littles, the Littles’ parents and agency staff members... Read More...



LifeSpring Counseling Center awarded grant

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

LifeSpring Counseling Center, a fully functioning clinic operated by the Graduate Counseling Program at Huntington University, has been awarded a $48,225 grant by The Lutheran Foundation in Fort Wayne. The funds will allow the clinic to update its recording equipment for training counselors, create two additional counseling rooms that are ADA accessible to meet increased need and to underwrite staff support for the clinic.

“We are excited about the generous grant we have received from The Lutheran Foundation,” said Dr. Jerry Davis, clinical director for LifeSpring Counseling Center and director of the Graduate Counseling Program... Read More...



Importance of therapy with children

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Andrew Sebastian, LMHC
Huntington Bowen Center

Therapy can be beneficial for people of all ages. Therapy is the process of change through therapeutic relationships and evidence based interventions. Not only is therapy a benefit for adults, but for children.

Children, more so than adults, are changing developmentally, emotionally, environmentally, and physically. Children go through these life phases without the life skills or knowledge that an adult may have. Children are often unable to correctly respond to stimuli that causes anxiety, fear, and sadness... Read More...



HU ranked number 30 for HR degrees

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Huntington University’s human resource management adult degree program has been ranked number 30 by www.HumanResourcesMBA.net in a recent article, “50 Most Affordable Small Colleges for an HR Degree 2015.”

It was ranked in the top 25 percent of small schools (defined as having under 3,000 undergraduate students) that offer a Bachelor’s in human resources. Data for the article was gathered from IPEDS College Navigator and from individual school websites. Each school on the list has tuition of under $30,000.

“Huntington University believes it is essential to provide a high-quality program with an affordable price tag,” said Julie Goetz, director of Graduate and Professional Programs... Read More...



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