Monday, January 18th, 2021

Featured: Support local businesses serving you!

Posted: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

During these tough economic times, the Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage all people of Huntington County to shop local. We are in times like we have never seen before, and all of us need to support our local businesses. In this posting you will find a list of businesses in Huntington County that are open. Along with their business name, you will find a link to their Facebook page if the business has one.

Other ways that we can support our local businesses include purchasing gift cards to use later. This includes your favorite shop, fitness studio, YMCA, restaurant and more... Read More...


Dining with Diabetes program February 3

Posted: Monday, January 18, 2021

Purdue Extension Huntington County will offer Dining with Diabetes classes beginning February 3 at 11 a.m. This series will be held for four consecutive weeks on February 3, 10, 17 and 24. The classes will be held at Love, INC in Huntington.  The cost for this program will be covered by a grant received by the Huntington County Health and Wellness Coalition from the Parkview Hospital Foundation.

This program is for individuals with diabetes, or those at risk for diabetes, and their caregivers. The program is also helpful for friends and family members of those with diabetes or individuals interested in diabetes... Read More...



Annual Dinner canceled, transition takes place

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

The 97th annual dinner of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce has been canceled for Monday, January 18. Due to the cancellation, the transitioning of officers of the Chamber’s board of directors took place at the regular board meeting at the Historic Forks of the Wabash this past Monday, January 11.

Sonya Foraker, 2020 Chair of the board, Parkview Huntington Hospital, was honored by receiving her Chair plaque at the Chamber meeting. The plaque was presented to Foraker by incoming Chair, Darlene Stanley, JJ’s. The Chamber thanks Foraker for her service as Chair of the board for 2020, and her dedication to the Chamber’s activities over the years... Read More...



Meet the Chamber Directors

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

Jill Jamison, CPA
Culp CPA Group, Director

* I have been in public accounting for 30 years, 23 years of that experience in Huntington County.
* First year on the Chamber board of directors.
* Our firm has been a long-standing member of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.

Why does she believe the Chamber is important to Huntington County?

“I believe the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce is an important resource for businesses and organizations of Huntington County. The Chamber provides a networking environment to facilitate relevant and vital information to its members... Read More...



Chamber holds ribbon cutting at Diverse Kutz

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

Twin brothers Terry and Jerry Washington recently opened their barbershop, Diverse Kutz, at 1217 S. Jefferson Street, Unit B, across the parking lot from Ace Hardware. Both brothers are master barbers. Diverse Kutz offers haircuts, shaves, face exfoliation and eyebrow arch work.

Terry Washington has been cutting hair for 31 years, gaining experience in other barbershops around the area. He has had partnerships with other barbershops, but this is the first shop that Terry has owned.

“To be a master barber you’ve got to learn all of the ins and outs; it’s about dedication and learning everything,” said Terry... Read More...



What is the “I Saved Post Prom!” Campaign?

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

Due to the unusual circumstances of 2020, the Post Prom committee finds themselves in a situation where they need to raise funds to put on the Post Prom for the class of 2021. Without the help of school fundraisers, sporting event concessions and the ‘usual’ efforts to raise money, this year’s prom fundraising has become a challenge. The prom committee is in need of $12,000.

A group is helping to sell name spots on the Post Prom shirt design for $5 per name for friends and family, and $100 per name for businesses. Those wanting to help can buy as many spots as they would like... Read More...



Purdue Extension offers Heart Health 101 class

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

Is it time for a new you this New Year? Did you know that the leading cause of death for all Americans is heart disease? The Purdue Extension Heart Health 101 program can help you fight this disease by better understanding it and gaining the necessary knowledge to make heart-smart choices.

Join us for this two-hour introduction to heart health class that complements healthcare providers’ recommendations and helps you, or your loved one, prevent or manage heart disease. This class will be held at the Purdue Extension Office, 1340 S. Jefferson Street on January 21 from 6 to 8 p.m... Read More...



First Federal announces promotions, hiring

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

First Federal Savings Bank is pleased to announce that two employees have been promoted at the bank and another hired.

Cindy Krumanaker, left, has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Krumanaker started working at First Federal Savings Bank in 1987 in the mortgage department. Over the years she has worked in accounting and operations. Cindy has an associate’s degrees in business management and accounting. Krumanaker is currently a Rotary member and the Treasurer of Knights Ladies Auxiliary.

Tracy Hamilton, center, has been promoted to Assistant Vice President Human Resources... Read More...



DWD to hold webinar on unemployment fraud

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has finalized plans for an employer webinar on Unemployment Insurance Fraud on January 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. A brief description provided by DWD follows below.

Join the Department of Workforce Development for a brief summary of Unemployment Insurance basics and UI-related fraud issues. They will first cover how the UI system works, how it is funded and what the obligations are for employers. Later in the program they will talk about fraud, what to be on the lookout for and what to do if and when your business is hit.

Employers can register by visiting Read More...



Talk to a Lawyer Day will be held January 18

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

The Huntington County Bar Association will host “Talk to a Lawyer Day” on Monday, January 18. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Individuals will speak with one of the attorneys volunteering their time, and experience during a 15 to 20 minutes of free legal consultation. To get the most out of this free legal consultation, it is recommended to have questions prepared and ready prior to the phone consultation.

Many legal issues are complicated, but the attorneys will do their best to point attendees in the right direction and offer suggestions of next steps... Read More...



Huntington County HELP opens scholarships

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

Huntington County HELP has opened applications for scholarships for the 2021-22 school year. HELP Scholarships of up to $1,500 are awarded annually to full-time college students who are Huntington County residents and are working toward a degree in special health care fields including speech and hearing, special education, physical and occupational therapy, nursing, and medical or mental health specialties.

The Jane Nes Memorial Scholarship, given in memory of longtime board member and caseworker Jane Nes, may also be awarded to a Huntington County resident who is enrolled as a full-time or part-time student and who has been accepted into an accredited nursing program with the intent of becoming a Registered Nurse... Read More...



Indiana Physical Therapy opens clinic in Camby

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

Indiana Physical Therapy (IPT), the premier independent provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, is pleased to announce the opening of their 2,400 square foot Camby Clinic. The clinic is located at 7015 Kentucky Avenue, Suite 107 Camby, Indiana 46113. It is the third Indianapolis location for IPT.

“Indiana Physical Therapy has been a trusted part of our community for over 32 years. We talk to our patients, case managers and physicians,’ says Jon Smith, COO of Indiana Physical Therapy. “With trusted results, you can count on us to get our patients better faster... Read More...



Online tutoring available from the local library

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2021

All cardholders of the Huntington City-Township Public Library now have access to tutor.com free of charge. Thanks to the Huntington County Community Foundation and the Friends of the Huntington City-Township Public Library, all patrons of HCTPL can now access this service simply by visiting the website through the link https://www.tutor.com/huntingtonpub and putting in their library card.

Tutor.com is an online tutoring company founded in 1998 that connects students to tutors in online classrooms... Read More...



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