Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Duke Energy awards $30,000 to Learning Center

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

PLAINFIELD, IN – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded $30,000 to help launch the Huntington County Community Learning Center. The center will offer classes leading to workplace certificates and two-and four-year degrees.

The learning center will provide skills training and education for a number of in-demand occupations, including industrial maintenance workers, precision machinists, certified welders, certified nursing assistants, emergency medical technicians and information technology specialists.

The Huntington County Community School Corporation will house the center in an existing building at 2201 N... Read More...



Any Shape of Hair holds ribbon cutting

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Any Shape of Hair located at 449 N. Jefferson Street in downtown Huntington. The event took place on Wednesday, July 16.

The salon is open for business in a newly remodeled building (formerly Bilyew’s Corner) at the corner of Jefferson and Washington Streets. Any Shape of Hair has three stylists and perms and cuts are available for both men and women.

For more information call (260) 356-6330 or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/anyshapeofhair.

Shown in the photo from left are Paul Thompson, general contractor; Abby Oursler, stylist, Any Shape of Hair; Shelly Holley, owner, Any Shape of Hair; Harley Nielsen, stylist, Any Shape of Hair; Gene Snowden, Real Living Ness Bros... Read More...



Libraries end summer reading programs

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites summer reading club participant’s ages birth to grade six to help celebrate the end of Fizz Boom READ! The celebration marks the end of this year’s summer reading program.

The main library will host a two-day carnival for all reading club participants, birth to grade six, who have reached the first level in their club. This includes participants who have read at least six books in the preschool – picture book club, or have read at least four books for the chapter book club. The carnival will be held on Thursday, July 25 from 2 to 4 p... Read More...



iAB announce second quarter performance

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. (IAB), the holding company of iAB Financial Bank, announced second quarter financial performance as of June 30, 2014.

The year’s 2014 second quarter financial performance was up 77 percent mainly attributable to two credit recoveries and more normalized provision and loan collection expense recorded in 2014 compared to 2013 second quarter. Net income for the second quarter of 2014 was $2.2 million, compared to $1.2 million during the same time period in 2013. Net income for the first six months of 2014 was up 20 percent to $3.9 million compared to $3... Read More...



ERC celebrates 10 years of internship success

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

Huntington University’s Enterprise Resource Center has much to celebrate these days. In light of its 10 year anniversary, the ERC has reported impressive numbers that demonstrate the success of Huntington University interns.

Over the past 10 years, 2,381 HU students have completed internships, practica and job shadows. Three hundred and twenty of those students have taken an internship just within the last year, and 78 of those students chose to do their internship over the January-term. In addition, more than 1,000 companies have hosted an HU student. Of these experiences, 750 of those companies are in the state of Indiana... Read More...



Splash on the Wabash announces schedule

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

The public is invited to Huntington’s newest festival, Splash on the Wabash, on Saturday, July 26. The festival’s highlight is an inner tube lazy river ride down the Wabash River and the day continues with a downtown bash with free activities, education and a riverside concert. The inner tube launch was originally an activity of area Boy Scouts in the 1980’s and the committee wanted to bring back this memorable experience to the residents of Huntington County.

“Many of the scouts who did the launch were very excited to see this event coming back,” commented Tina Bobilya, steering committee chairperson... Read More...



Nine new business open or opening soon

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Small retail has begun to “bloom” in Huntington County this summer with nine new businesses that have either already opened, or will be opening soon in Huntington and Warren. The new businesses are The Hangar 59, Mighty Dawgs, The Berg Ale Haus and a Mexican restaurant to be located in downtown Huntington, all restaurants. Also new are two hair salons that are have already opened in downtown Huntington: Any Shape of Hair and The 5th Parlour. June saw Champs, a local gym, open and in July Genbu-Kai opened their doors. Professional Hearing Care will be opening in the beginning of August in downtown Warren... Read More...



Novae Corp. to host Career Fair July 12

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

Novae Corporation is hosting a Career Fair on Saturday, July 12, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Vocational Technical Center, the future site of the Huntington County Community Learning Center, in Huntington.  Applications and resumes will be accepted throughout the morning, and weld tests will be conducted on-site for qualified applicants.

Novae Corporation is the 3rd largest utility trailer manufacturer in North America and employs nearly 350 team members at locations in Markle, North Manchester and Columbia City. The career fair is intended to promote current opportunities at each facility, as well as raise awareness regarding opportunities that will result from a new Markle facility scheduled to be operating by the end of 2014... Read More...



Stutzman and IPFW to co-host Job Fair

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014

The office of Congressman Marlin Stutzman would like to invite you to take part in Congressman Stutzman’s 2014 Job Fair, co-hosted by IPFW.  This year’s job fair will take place on the campus of IPFW in Fort Wayne on Monday, August 18. This event will connect businesses with hardworking job seekers, while providing them with the tools they need to compete and succeed in our increasingly competitive economy.

This job fair promises to be an exciting event for Northeast Indiana’s employers. We would like to invite representatives from local businesses to attend the Job Fair, where you can showcase the employment opportunities available at your company... Read More...



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