Friday, July 29th, 2016

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...

Huntington Sheet Metal, Business of the Month

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

Huntington Sheet Metal, 1675 Riverfork Drive East, was named Chamber Business of the Month for August. Huntington Sheet Metal was selected for their long-standing membership with the Chamber and their involvement and support of several non-profits and businesses in the community. Those businesses include the Huntington County Community Learning Center (The LC), Huntington University, LaFontaine Arts Council, Heritage Days, the United Way of Huntington County and the many projects Huntington Sheet Metal has invested in throughout Huntington County.

The Chamber of Commerce congratulates Dan and Barb Drummond and all the employees of Huntington Sheet Metal for being named Business of the Month for August... Read More...

Ivy Tech classes to begin at Learning Center

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast will begin offering classes in August at the soon-to-open Huntington County Community Learning Center.

Classes beginning in August include six courses offered for college academic credit to include English composition, fundamentals of public speaking, introduction to psychology, mathematical principles and quantitative reasoning, beginning August 22 and continuing through December 17; and student success in university, running August 25 through October 15. All are offered in evening sessions.

A certified nurse’s aide (CNA) preparation class will be offered November 14 through December 17... Read More...

Board & Brush holds ribbon cutting on July 23

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

Members of the Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at the Board & Brush Creative Studio on Saturday, July 23. The new store is located at 160 S. High Street in Roanoke.

According to Sarah Trout, manager of the Board & Brush Creative Studio, “We are here to guide your inner Do It Yourself (DIY). Our workshops provide guided instruction and a relaxed environment where groups come and have a mentor instruct you on how to paint.” She went on to say, “The Board & Brush Creative Studio is here for all your parties, or if you just want to come in, relax and have a good time with friends... Read More...

Grill Master Cook-Off scheduled September 17

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

Community & Family Services will hold their First Annual Grill Master Cook-Off on Saturday, September 17. The event will be held at Drover Park located at 1215 Etna Avenue.

All proceeds from the event will go to support the Energy Assistance program, which is a program that helps clients keep their electricity and heat intact during times of need. All proceeds remain in Huntington County.

This year’s event runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. or until the food is gone, whichever comes first. To give the contestants enough time, grillers are welcome to set up as early as noon... Read More...

HU named College of Distinction

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

Huntington University has been selected as one of only nine Indiana universities to be named 2016-2017 College of Distinction. Huntington was also named a Christian College of Distinction.

“We are pleased to be recognized as a College of Distinction. We’re blessed to be a community focused on building healthy relationships between faith, knowledge and service, between and among our students, faculty, staff and supporters, and between the classroom and the workplace. Those intentional connections lead to graduates of distinction which is HU’s real aim,” stated Dr... Read More...

Sanders, Ivy Tech, U.W. team up for The LC

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

The United Way of Huntington County accepted a check for a total of $900 to support the implementation of the Huntington County Community Learning Center (“The LC”). The donation was a collaborative effort among community member Marshall Sanders, Huntington County Community Foundation and Ivy Tech Northeast.

Sanders led the effort by awarding a $100 Kudos Grant to The LC on behalf of the board of directors of the Huntington County Community Foundation. Director of Accounting Matt Ditzler shared that the purpose behind the Kudos grants were to support local businesses and non-profits with surprise grant dollars based on individual board members wanting to recognize the great work of that particular organization... Read More...

PHH offering joint health education, August 16

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

Keeping joints healthy and maintaining mobility is a big concern for most of us as we get older. As your partner in health, Parkview Huntington Hospital will present a free education program, “Taking care of your joints,” on Tuesday, August 16, at 8 a.m., in the classrooms on the lower level of the hospital.

The program – which provides helpful information on arthritis, exercise and stretching, the role of nutrition in fighting inflammation, surgical and non-surgical treatments for joint pain, and other topics – was also presented to audiences on May 24 and again on June 7... Read More...

Center offers study of Christian spirituality

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

Victory Noll Center is offering an extended program that will delve deep into the study of Christian spirituality.

“Foundations of Christian Spirituality,” is a year-long reflective study of the Wisdom Tradition over the centuries. Participants will meet one Thursday a month from September of 2016 to May of 2017 for day-long sessions from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided each session.

The program will explore the classic elements of monastic and contemplative life. The program offers a reflective personal and transformative process for all who desire deeper life in Spirit and more intentional living of the Christian life in Christ... Read More...

HU’s OTD program ranked #1 in the U.S.

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

Huntington University’s doctoral program in occupational therapy (OTD) has been ranked as the 2016 Top Occupational Therapy School, according to

“This is the second consecutive year that Huntington University has been recognized as the number one occupational therapy school in the nation. The faculty and staff are committed to providing a quality education for our doctoral students in occupational therapy,” said Dr. Ruth Ford, director of occupational therapy/professor of occupational therapy. “The specialty labs, diverse faculty expertise and the community connections have made our students excel... Read More...

United Way encourages Health & Wellness

Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016

The United Way of Huntington County has created a series of events to highlight the importance of Health & Wellness during the month of August. Special Events and Office Administrator Diane Brumbaugh shared three specific events that will help to celebrate the importance of Health & Wellness in the community.

“Our first event brings back our 2014 Campaign Chair Pete “Puttin’ Pete” Schownir for another round of his “Pete’s Tour ‘Fore’ United Way on Monday, August 8. Beginning at 7 a.m. at Dogwood Glen Park, Schownir will golf 63 holes for the 60th anniversary of United Way of Huntington County,” Brumbaugh said... Read More...

Chamber, Parkview to host Night at the TinCaps

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Parkview Huntington Hospital’s mission is to improve your health and inspire your well-being. And participating in the wonderful summertime activities this area offers can certainly add to one’s well-being.

That’s why Parkview Huntington Hospital and the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to invite Huntington County residents and businesses to an evening of fun, friends, family and community on Saturday, August 27, during Huntington County Night at Parkview Field. Individuals and families are encouraged to show their Huntington County spirit while taking advantage of beautiful weather and the crowd-pleasing entertainment provided by the Fort Wayne TinCaps... Read More...

Dueling Keyboard Boys, season opens August 26

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

The new season of shows at Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center kicks off with a spectacular concert featuring a pair of keyboardists each with a long list of credentials, plus a vocalist who has performed with Nashville superstar Martina McBride. The event, the venue’s fifth annual fund raiser for the Roanoke Lions Club, is scheduled for Friday, August 26, with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. As usual, the Roanoke Lions will be on site grilling burgers for purchase.

The concert will feature a varied assortment of musical styles, including songs made famous by artists like Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Patsy Cline and Michael Jackson... Read More...

Parkview Huntington Golf Classic is August 11

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Attention, community-minded golfers! Registration is open for the 26th annual Parkview Huntington Golf Classic, featuring a great day of friendly competition and delicious food, not to mention an intriguing assortment of auction items and prizes.

The architectural firm Moake Park Group is host sponsor for the Thursday, August 11, event at Norwood Golf Course, 5961 W. Maple Grove Road. Registration opens at 11 a.m. with the lunch buffet beginning at 11:30 a.m. The shotgun start is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.

The day will conclude with a marvelous meal, awards for the winning and runner-up men’s and ladies’/mixed foursomes, prizes for course contests, a silent auction, and an exciting live auction conducted by Scheerer-McCulloch Auctioneers... Read More...

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