Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

HR Group hears from Northeast Indiana Works

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014

Kim Tempel, manager of business services for Northeast Indiana Works (WorkOne), presented to the HR/Professional Development Group on Friday, October 10. The meeting took place at Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive.

Tempel spoke to the group about the many programs where WorkOne is able to help businesses of all sizes. Tempel went on to explain how WorkOne partners and assists employers with the help they need to find skilled workers, do customize training and recruit prospective employees through the Indiana Career Connect network. WorkOne is not only able to connect the prospective employee with the business, but is able to connect qualified individuals’ resumes to businesses... Read More...



NEIB announce third quarter earnings

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014

Northeast Indiana Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: NIDB), the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, today announced net income increased $130,000 or 21.3% to $739,000 ($0.61 per diluted common share) for the Company’s third quarter ended September 30, 2014 compared to net income of $609,000 ($0.49 per diluted common share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013.  The current three months earnings equates to an annualized return on average assets (ROA) of 1.09% and a return on average equity (ROE) of 10.02% compared to an annualized ROA of 0.91% and an ROE of 8.89% for the three months ended September 30, 2013... Read More...



Arts Council names models for fashion event

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014

Six Huntington County women will serve as models for this year’s “Fashions for the Arts,” the annual luncheon and fashion show sponsored by the LaFontaine Arts Council. Ann Ambler, Lynette Dowden, BreAnne Dyer, Trace Hinesley, Dawn Miller and Sherry Miller will wear three outfits each from Chico’s.

The event will be held Saturday, November 1 beginning with social time at 11 a.m. Silent auction items will be offered for bidding. The luncheon will be served at 11:30 a.m. after which Arts Advocate Amy Wimmer-Schwarb will present a short talk. The fashion show will complete the event... Read More...



iAB announces third quarter performance

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014

Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. (OTCQB: IALB) (IAB), the holding company of iAB Financial Bank, announces third quarter financial performance as of September 30, 2014.

Third quarter financial performance was a record for iAB. Net income for the third quarter of 2014 was $2.6 million, compared to $2.0 million during the same time period in 2013, an increase of 29 percent. Net income for the first nine months of 2014 was $6.5 million compared to $5.3 million in 2013. For the first nine months of 2014, earnings per share were $1.60 versus $1.28 last year. Earnings per share were $.64 for the third quarter of 2014, compared to $... Read More...



VNC to hold Child Human Trafficking Day

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014

Victory Noll Center will hold a Child Human Trafficking Day, Friday, November 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holly Austin-Smith, BS, a published author and national speaker, will tell her personal story and how her experience has led to a life of empowerment and activism.

Child human trafficking is a problem that is becoming more widespread in the United States, with the depths of this issue being largely outside the knowledge of professionals in our community, due to the covert nature of this victimization. Trafficking affects children and families throughout the United States and it is critical that a deeper understanding is garnered by those who serve child populations... Read More...



Quayle Center to hold Blingo fundraiser

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014

The Quayle Vice Presidential Learning Center will hold its popular Annual Designer Purse “Blingo” Night on Wednesday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Catholic School’s auditorium at SS. Peter and Paul Church.

Tickets for the Designer Purse “Blingo” are a $25 donation to play 20 games. Each bingo game’s winner will receive a designer purse. The doors open at 6 p.m. Light snack foods will be available for purchase. The evening will also feature a raffle as well as silent auction items. Tickets are available at the Quayle Center, from DQCF board members or at the door at the event, as seating allows... Read More...



Sen. Joe Donnelly visits Huntington University

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., visited Huntington University’s campus on Thursday to meet with university officials about the institution’s new Institute for Agricultural Studies. Donnelly serves on the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee in the senate.

The senator met with Dr. Sherilyn Emberton, president of Huntington University; Dr. Mike Wanous, vice president for academic affairs; Vince Haupert, vice president for advancement; Jeff Mize, CEO of Ag Plus and member of HU’s Agriculture Task Force and Ryan Warner, President of Bippus State Bank and member of the HU President’s Advisory Council on Excellence... Read More...



Local YSB participates in national conference

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014

Jan Williams, executive director of the Youth Services Bureau, participated in the National Safe Place Conference, “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” in Louisville, Kentucky. The conference was held October 1 to 3 and had representation from other Safe Place programs across the United States.

The conference provided on-going training in the areas of enhancing services to vulnerable youth, identifying and working with youth at where they are, not where we think they should be, provided opportunities to learn from others who are providing similar services and more. Williams along with fellow director Tom Bingham from the Johnson County Youth Services Bureau presented a workshop titled “Using Host Homes for your Rural Safe Place Program... Read More...



Reclaimed Inc. opens in downtown Huntington

Posted: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Reclaimed Inc., 500 N. Jefferson Street, opened for business on Wednesday, October 1. The new store is owned by brothers-in-law, Tyler Seabolt and Derek Miller.

According to Seabolt, “The new store focuses mainly on antique, vintage, retro and upcycled furniture. We are also going to have plenty of unique items in which to choose from.” Seabolt went on the say, “It is well worth your time to come and visit our store. We are very proud of the store and feel we definitely have a niche in downtown Huntington.”

You can reach the store by calling Seabolt at (260) 388-1914 or Miller at (260) 330-1137... Read More...



Mighty Dawgs is now open on Frontage Road

Posted: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Mighty Dawgs, 102 Frontage Road, formerly Long John Silver’s restaurant opened for business on Monday, September 29. The business specializes in hot dogs and is owned by brothers Landon and Lance Crittendon.

According to the store manager, “We have all types of hot dogs made in a variety of ways.”

Mighty Dawgs offers a dine-in experience or for convenience they have a drive-through. For more information, reach the restaurant by calling (260) 200-1052 or like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mightydawgs/info... Read More...



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