Wednesday, July 29th, 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...

American Legion Post #7 donates $5,000

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015

American Legion Post #7 donated a check for $5,000 to members of the Purple Heart Monument committee. The committee accepted the very generous gift on Tuesday, July 21 at the American Legion Post located at 1330 Etna Avenue.

The Purple Heart Monument plans are to unveil the 21,000-pound monument during the groundbreaking for the Veterans’ Park on Veterans’ Day in November. Additional plans call for a dedication ceremony of the park and monument to follow the parade as part of the Veterans’ Day celebration. Donations for the monument can be sent to: The Veterans’ County Recognition Fund in care of the Huntington County Veterans Service Office, 354 N... Read More...

Sheets Wildlife Museum holds After Hours

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015

A Chamber After Hours was held at Sheets Wildlife Museum on Thursday, July 23. The event took place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the museum located at 200 Safari Trail with more than 50 guests attending.

The Sheets Wildlife Museum is about preservation of wildlife, and a learning center with rotating exhibits, featuring displays from invited participants. The After Hours featured audio and video sources telling the story of Sumner Sheets’ wonderful experiences in the 56-seat theater. The theater also features a variety of wildlife films. Tours were conducted by interns of the wildlife displayed in their natural surroundings throughout the museum... Read More...

Chamber to hold Lunch & Learn on October 1

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Huntington Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch & Learn seminar on Thursday, October 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Horace Mann Education Center. The center is located at 2485 Waterworks Road.

In late 2014, the Chamber held a Marketing 101 Lunch & Learn, many of the comments received requested more information on this topic. The Chamber is pleased to announce that Amy Mattox from Clear Elevation will return with ‘Marketing 201.’ More specifics will be available at a later date, but we are asking members to mark your calendars now for this event... Read More...

Farmers' Market Week declared August 2 to 8

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 2 through August 8, 2015, as “National Farmers’ Market Week.” The declaration was made official by proclamation signed by Secretary Vilsack. This year marks the 16th annual National Farmers’ Market Week in honor of the important role that farmers’ markets play in local economies. Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate thousands of our nation’s farmers’ markets, the farmers and ranchers who make them possible and the communities that host them.

“National Farmers’ Market Week is a great opportunity for farmers’ markets across the country to host special events to showcase all the tremendous services they provide,” said Secretary Vilsack... Read More...

Farmers' Markets stimulates local economies

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015

On the next visit to your local farmers’ market, take a moment to observe the wheels of your local economy in motion. The rows of fresh, colorful produce along with the neighborly conversations. At the center of these lovely diversions are the transactions taking place between farmer and customer; the exchange of money for goods.

Enticed by the festive sights, sounds, smells and tastes, more and more people are choosing to shop for fresh, local foods sold at farmers’ markets. According to an impact study conducted by Civic Economics, locally owned retailers like farmers’ markets return more than three times as much of their revenue to the local economy than do their corporate competitors... Read More...

Youth Services Bureau has new Safe Place sites

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Youth Services Bureau has announced two new businesses that have become Safe Place sites in Huntington County. The sites are: Hangar 59 and Viking Express. Hangar 59 is located at 2809 Theater Avenue and is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Viking Express is located at 2090 N. Jefferson Street and is open Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to midnight; Saturday, 6 a.m. to midnight and Sunday, 7 a.m. to midnight.

“We are excited to have these two businesses join the team of businesses who are willing to provide young people with immediate assistance during times of crisis,” stated Stephen Ward, program coordinator... Read More...

iAB offers tips on talking to your kids about money

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015

iAB Financial Bank and the American Bankers Association are offering tips on how and when to begin teaching your children about money. If they are old enough to ask for a toy or a bike, they are old enough to start learning financial lessons that will last a lifetime. The best financial lessons are part of everyday experience. Look for opportunities to talk about money and be open and honest when you discuss your financial experiences - good or bad. Here are some examples of teachable moments to help you get started:

At the bank: When you go to the bank, bring your children with you and show them how transactions work... Read More...

1st Source announces second quarter results

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015

1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ:SRCE), parent company of 1st Source Bank, today reported net income of $15.63 million for the second quarter of 2015, up 7.84% over the $14.49 million earned in the second quarter of 2014. Year to date, net income was $29.14 million, up 3.61% compared to the first six months of last year. Diluted net income per common share for the second quarter amounted to $0.59, up 9.26% compared to the $0.54 in the second quarter of 2014. Diluted net income per common share for the first half of 2015 was $1.10, an increase of 5.77% compared to the $1.04 earned a year earlier... Read More...

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