Monday, May 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...


Heritage Days Bicycle Poker Ride to benefit trails

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

The Huntington Heritage Days 4th Annual Bicycle Poker Ride is a family event intended to promote and educate everyone on our growing trail system. The ride will take place on Sunday, June 24 beginning at 2 p.m. at Schenkel Station. There will be two divisions or age groups: Children/youth and adult. The event is free, but bicycle helmets are required.

The ride will be a slow paced 6.5-mile ride leaving from Schenkel Station and riding on the completed sections of our trails and low traveled city streets with five various stops. At each stop the riders will be given a card that they will keep with them until they return to Schenkel Station... Read More...



Bootcamp Challenge Lake Clare Fitness, June 24

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

The Bootcamp Challenge, a new event for Heritage Days 2018, will be held Sunday, June 24 from 3 to 6 p.m. Hosted by Huntington Catholics in Action Youth Group, the Bootcamp Challenge will be held at the Lake Clare Fitness Park located at the corner of Broadway and Old U.S. Highway 24.

Registration information is available on www.runrace.net. Search for the Bootcamp Challenge. The fee to enter is $20 per two person team, and registration must be completed before June 17. The fee then becomes $25 up to the day of the event.

The two person teams must have one member 18 years of age or younger... Read More...



One-Eyed Jack to make debut at Heritage Days

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

Hot Air Balloons will be present on Saturday, June 23, 6 to 10 p.m., at Huntington North High School. DJ Dick Smart of Smart Productions will provide musical selections and announce the events. New and making its debut this year will be a balloon shaped like a One-Eyed Jack. The Huntington County Disaster Team will offer a car show beginning at 3 p.m. also on Saturday at HNHS.

Archery Tag, obstacle course and Hover Ball by Christian Life Tabernacle and The Mission International will also be a part of the Hot Air Balloon Festival this year. Both events will run from 5 to 8 p.m., on the west side of Huntington North High School, participants can play Archery Tag on teams of five for $50 per team or $10 per person... Read More...



FFSB named in Top 200 Community Banks

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

First Federal Savings Bank (FFSB) has been named to American Banker Magazine’s Top 200 Community Banks for the seventh consecutive year. The magazine qualifies banks for this listing if they have less than $2 billion in total assets and have stock that is publicly traded.

There were 633 banks eligible to be ranked using these qualifiers. FFSB came in at number 75 on this year’s list. The magazine ranked the institutions based on the profitability metric, Return on Average Equity, over a three year period. Only 12 banks from the state of Indiana made this elite list.

Michael Zahn, president and CEO of First Federal Savings Bank, states, “It is an honor to be recognized by American Banker Magazine for the seventh year in row... Read More...



Salamonie Summer Festival seeks vendors

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

The Salamonie Summer Festival committee is seeking marketplace vendors to take part in the festival, which will be held the weekend of June 29 to July 1.

Anyone who deals in antiques, crafts, collectibles, flea market items, hobby items or home party items may participate. Spaces start at 10 feet by 10 feet, with larger spaces available. Cargo trailers are allowed as long as they open from the side to display items. Electrical service is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, contact Machelle Suchcicki at (260) 375-3130 or Read More...



First Federal receives state's Five-Star Award

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

First Federal Savings Bank received a Five-Star Award from the Indiana Bankers Association at the Association’s Mega Conference held May 2 to May 4 in Indianapolis. First Federal Savings Bank was one of 46 banks statewide granted the Five-Star Award in recognition of its commitment to the association in the areas of political awareness, issues advocacy, life-long learning, volunteerism and Preferred Service Provider utilization.  First Federal Savings Bank has received a Five-Star Award every year since 2004 when the award was introduced.

First Federal Savings Bank also won a MAXI Award... Read More...



Habitat ReStore is new Safe Place Site

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

The Habitat ReStore of GFW, 250 Commercial Drive, has become the newest Safe Place site in Huntington County. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“The Habitat ReStore is excited to join the list of Safe Place locations in Huntington County. It is important to the ReStore to be supportive to youth in our community, and we are glad to provide another option for a safe environment,” stated Maureen Flynn, development coordinator for the ReStore.

The Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County has been providing youth in Huntington County with immediate assistance during times of crisis through the Safe Place program since 1990... Read More...



PHH recognized among Best Places to Work

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

Parkview Huntington Hospital (PHH) has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. This award program identifies and recognizes outstanding employers in the healthcare industry nationwide.

“Our co-workers are our greatest asset, and we strive to provide a work environment that inspires their satisfaction, engagement and pride in the important work they’re doing for the community,” said Juli Johnson, president, PHH. “When PHH co-workers feel invested and demonstrate world-class teamwork, we can, in turn, provide consistently superior care... Read More...



Survey says: Edward Jones top place to work

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

BizVoice magazine recently teamed up with the Best Companies Group of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to rank Edward Jones as No. 1 on the “Top 100 Places to Work in Indiana” among the state’s best employers.

Companies named Top 125 Places to work in Indiana for 2018 were divided into 13 “major” companies, with 1,000 or more U.S. employees, 25 large companies, 30 medium companies and 57 small-sized companies by the number employees in Indiana. The ranking was based on an employer inventory of practices and an anonymous survey of employees, who were asked to agree or disagree with dozens of statements about the firm, teamwork and their individual experience at the firm... Read More...



BBBS honors Don Schenkel with Don Wolf Award

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) proudly honored Donald (Don) F. Schenkel with the 2018 Don Wolf Award on Tuesday, May 8, at its 45th Annual Gourmet Dinner. Named after Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana co-founder and former CEO of Do it Best Corp the Don Wolf Award is one of the most prestigious honors given by the agency to a community member that goes above and beyond the call of excellence in community service.

Fort Wayne native Don Schenkel has been a pillar of the community for decades. Affectionately known to most as just “Don,” he is the essential community partner, creating a legacy that represents faith, compassion, honesty, integrity and true love for others... Read More...



Kids Kampus celebrates Teacher Appreciation

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

The teachers at Pathfinder Kids Kampus were thanked and celebrated recently during Teacher Appreciation Week on May 7 to May 11. All teachers at Pathfinder Kids Kampus were given a tumbler created by the artists served by Pathfinder Services’ Creative Abilities Art Studio.

“We recognize the value of our teachers each and every day at Pathfinder Kids Kampus, but Teacher Appreciation Week is a great time to thank our staff for everything they do to make a difference in the lives of the children and families we serve,” stated Elizabeth Hire, Pathfinder Kids Kampus interim administrator and Early Head Start director... Read More...



Honeywell books two new shows, tickets on sale

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018

Two new shows will be coming to the Honeywell Center, both of which are real crowd-pleasers. First on the list is the Country super group Lonestar, followed by Under the Streetlamp in December. Tickets go on sale Thursday, May 24 at 10 a.m.

Lonestar, left, has sold more than 10 million albums since their launch in 1995, and achieved ten #1 hits including “No News,” “Come Crying to Me,” and their crossover smash “Amazed.” Performing more than 100 concerts worldwide each year and celebrating over 20 years together, Lonestar recently released Never Enders, featuring new songs that bring the band’s trademark sound into the contemporary arena... Read More...



Family LifeCare extends invitation to service

Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Family LifeCare will host a Spring Remembrance Service on Monday, May 21, at 6 p.m. at their office located at 705 S. Baldwin Avenue, Marion. This annual service is in remembrance and celebration of family, friends and community members who have passed away.

The event includes special music, a message by Chaplain Henry Favorite, time to share about your loved one (please bring a picture or item to share), and signing of a handmade quilt followed by light refreshments. The event is open to anyone who has lost a loved one. Children are welcome.

RSVPs are appreciated but not required... Read More...



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