Wednesday, September 28th, 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...


Café of Hope to launch Carousal at Café

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016

Café of Hope, 900 E. State Street, will launch a microcreamery to be called Carousel at Café on Monday, September 26. Carousel at Café will begin selling Carousel Ice Cream and has planned a launch party that evening to begin at 6 p.m.

Carousel Ice Cream is a microcreamery located in downtown New Haven, Indiana. Carousel produces hand-crafted premium ice cream in 24 quart batches. There are no automations used in their process. Carousel measures and touches all aspects of production with no machines or auto injected ingredients.

According to their news release, Carousel’s butterfat content is between 13 and 14 percent... Read More...



"Beach Party" fundraiser scheduled October 21

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016

Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center will be transformed musically to the Caribbean on Friday, October 21 with the “Trop Rock” sounds of duo Two Dudes in Flip Flops. The event, being labeled a “Beach Party” (where attendees are encouraged to wear Hawaiian shirts), is a fundraiser for the Roanoke Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, in conjunction with the Roanoke Kiwanis Club.

Two Dudes in Flip Flops is comprised of Michigan based brothers Greg and Jeff Grossenbacher. Their island infused sound draws heavily from artists like Jimmy Buffet, Bob Marley and Harry Belafonte, plus country performers like Kenny Chesney and Zac Brown... Read More...



Parkview Huntington Healthy Steps, October 8

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016

“Improving your health and inspiring your well-being.” That’s Parkview Huntington Hospital’s mission and it’s the reason the hospital hosts its health fair, Healthy Steps, in the spring and fall. On Saturday, October 8, visitors can take advantage of free health screenings and services, reduced-cost lab tests, information on medical conditions, healthy lifestyle tips and imaging services.

Parkview Huntington Hospital will present Healthy Steps on Saturday, October 8. The health fair will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. in the front lobby and lower-level classrooms of the hospital located at 2001 Stults Road, Huntington... Read More...



Receive a 50% tax credit through donations

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016

By making a minimum donation of $100 to Community & Family Services, Inc., participants will receive 50% of the donation amount in the form of an Indiana State Tax Credit. Donations made by December 31, 2016 will qualify for tax credits on 2016 taxes. Donations may be made by individuals or businesses.

Donations will help Community & Family Services better serve the community by providing low-income families in need of its services. Donations may be designated to any CFS program.

Contact Lena Smekens, fiscal officer, for additional information by calling (260) 726-9319, ext... Read More...



iAB promotes lenders to banking officers

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016

iAB Financial Bank is pleased to announce the promotions of Bradley D. Martin, Todd A. Martin, Gray R. McEachern and Jenna M. Russell to mortgage banking officers.

Brad Martin has been with iAB for over eight years. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Manchester College. With a background of over 15 years in mortgage lending, he brings a depth of skilled experience to the iAB mortgage team. Martin has volunteered with the Real Men Read and Give Kids the World in Orlando. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family at the lake, golfing and basketball.

Todd Martin joined iAB in 2007... Read More...



State unemployment rate dips again in Indiana

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016

By Alex Brown, Multimedia Journalist

Indiana’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in August, compared to 4.6 percent the previous month. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state set all-time highs in total labor force and total number of employed people last month. Ball State University economist Mike Hicks says, for the long term, Indiana’s biggest problems include not having enough people moving to the state to take advantage of its business climate and not having the educated work force that would grow the economy even further... Read More...



Pizza Hut buffet to benefit Special Olympics

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016

Huntington County Special Olympics is hosting the pizza buffet at the Huntington Pizza Hut on Monday, September 26. Pizza Hut will donate $1 from each adult buffet purchased between 5 and 8 p.m.

Along with the donation from Pizza Hut, all tips will be donated to Huntington County Special Olympics. Parents, athletes and friends of Special Olympics will be providing service for the evening. Donations and tips help cover entry fees and equipment for bowling, basketball, corn toss and track competitions held throughout the state.

For more information, contact Keith or Nancy Hartley at (260) 672-8316 or email to Read More...



Bippus State Bank welcomes four new employees

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016

Bippus State Bank, 150 Hauenstein Road, welcomes new members to the staff. Joining BSB is Jillian El-Hussein, Ashlin Overholt, Cameron Cranor and Cassie Miller.

Born and raised in Huntington, El-Hussein, graduated with honors from Huntington North High School in 2003. She has over 10 years of customer service experience and experience in technology. El-Hussein has volunteered as a coach for her daughter’s softball team and participates in walks for various organizations. She joined BSB’s computer operations department at the main office. She resides in Huntington with husband Danny and their two children... Read More...



Cardinal Family Medicine to hold After Hours

Posted: Friday, September 16, 2016

A Chamber After Hours will be held at Cardinal Family Medicine on Wednesday, October 5. The event will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. at their location at 225 Hauenstein Road.

Cardinal Family Medicine is owned by husband and wife team of Drs. Matt and Janelle Pflieger. The Pfliegers invite everyone out to see their newly remodeled facility, visit with them and hear about their new practice in Huntington. Refreshments will be provided.

If you would like to attend, please reply to skimmel@huntington-chamber.com or call the office at (260) 356-5300... Read More...



Chamber names A B.I.G. Day golf winners

Posted: Friday, September 16, 2016

The Chamber of Commerce held its A B.I.G. Day golf outing on Wednesday, September 14 at the Norwood Golf Course. The first place winning team was Wings Etc. shooting a 52 for the day.

Wings Etc. team members included Bryan Burcroff, Aaron Spring, Zack Kindler, Ned Grodian, Tom Wright and Ryan Mettert.

First Federal Savings Bank finished second also shooting a 52. First Federal’s team included Michael Zahn, Kendall Mickley, Mike Cash, Matt Roth, Jay Kyle and Roger Kilty.

Innovative Pension Consultants finished the day in third shooting a 54. Team members include, Rob Cole, David Cole, Skylar Burnau, Matt Armstrong, Kyle Dubois and Chad Williams... Read More...



People with disorders can lead a rewarding life

Posted: Friday, September 16, 2016

By Kelly Sickafoose

People with a mental and/or substance use disorder can live a healthy and rewarding life. The 2016 Recovery Month theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery!” highlights the importance of families, communities and individuals sharing stories of recovery to encourage others to make a personal connection with the recovery movement.

The prevalence of mental and/or substance use disorders is high. In 2014, about 21.5 million Americans ages 12 and older (8.1%) were classified with a substance use disorder in the past year... Read More...



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