Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Featured: Chamber looking for 25 businesses

Posted: Friday, September 5, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce is beginning a new program as a value-added benefit for its members. Beginning Monday, December 1, the Member2Member Discount Program will be offered to Chamber members encouraging them to do business locally with other Chamber members.

To be a part of Member2Member, Chamber members offer a discount for purchases or services to other Chamber businesses. Participating businesses are asked to commit to the program through Thursday, December 31, 2015. Member2Member businesses will be contacted in September 2015 to determine if they will continue with their existing offers or want to change the offer... Read More...

Chamber to promote members' Facebook page

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce is now able to promote our members’ Facebook pages through our database and website. Your membership currently has your business name, address, phone and fax number, description of your business, Google map to your location and a link to your website. Now we can add a link to your Facebook page all at no charge to you. Don’t forget to find your business on a smart phone, download MyChamberApp and localize your app for Huntington County Chamber of Commerce members. The Chamber has your business promoted for your customers from website to smart phone... Read More...

Chamber Breakfast scheduled for October 7

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce will hold a Breakfast Showcase on Tuesday, October 7 at the Habecker Dining Commons on the campus of Huntington University from 7:45 to 9 a.m. The showcase will feature Two EE’s Winery and Clear Elevation.

The owners of Two EE’s Winery will talk about the progress they have made at their new venture near Roanoke while Clear Elevation will share with the audience their business model. Two EE’s will share more about the winery, some of the events that take place at their location and more. Clear Elevation is owned by Huntington University and Reusser Design that specializes in web site development for the small business... Read More...

Chamber holds After Hours with Viamedia

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce held an After Hours for its member Viamedia, 1502 Magnavox Way, Suite 270, Fort Wayne on Wednesday, September 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. The event was held at Pathfinder Services, 2824 Theater Avenue, Huntington.

Viamedia is the leading independent cable advertising representation firm in the U.S., giving video providers across the country dependable, high-quality representation of their advertising inventory. Viamedia is focused on driving revenue through the power of media, offering a full turn-key solution with a comprehensive suite of services. Viamedia provides successful media solutions for local, regional and national advertisers by inserting advertising onto major cable networks as well as providing online solutions utilizing new and proven technologies... Read More...

Indiana re-launches emergency campaign

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

Submitted by Governor Mike Pence’s office

In light of heightened tensions following air strikes in the Middle East, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and the Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center are re-launching the “See Something Say Something” campaign.

The campaign uses public service announcements, posters, partnerships, social and broadcast media, websites and more, to ask citizens to watch for suspicious activity and report it to authorities.

“We want all Hoosiers who see something to say something,” said Governor Mike Pence... Read More...

Time for work share to happen in Indiana

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

Submitted by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Work share is a positive option for both companies and their employees in times of economic need. It is a voluntary program that allows employers to maintain a skilled and stable workforce during temporary economic downturns.

Here’s an example of how it works. Instead of laying off 10 workers due to decreased demand, a company could keep the full workforce in place but reduce the hours of 40 workers by 25%. The impacted employees would receive three-quarters of their normal salary, as well as be eligible for partial unemployment insurance benefits to supplement their reduced paycheck... Read More...

Upcoming Jefferson Street road closure

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

Submitted by Anthony Goodnight, Director of Public Works & Engineering Services

This notice is intended to provide information regarding the upcoming road closure planned for Jefferson Street between the north side of the Jefferson Street Bridge and Etna Avenue. This temporary road closure is required for the construction of a sanitary sewer, water main relocation and road restoration work for the Frederick Street CSO Interceptor Project.

Jefferson Street, between the north side of the Jefferson Street Bridge and Etna Avenue will be closed to thru-traffic and a temporary detour route will be established using the Briant Street Bridge... Read More...

Board positions available in Huntington County

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

The Huntington County Commissioners are seeking individuals that may be interested in sitting on the following boards. Please pick up an application at the Commissioners’ Office, or online at and return by Thursday, October 2 at 4:30 p.m. All appointments are done voluntarily.

Huntington City-Township Public Library: One position is open for this board. The candidate must live within the library district, which includes the City of Huntington, Huntington Township and/or part of the town of Markle... Read More...

Designs by Dinius offers up specialty gifts

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

Designs by Dinius, 909 S 100 E, Huntington, has recently joined the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce. The studio is owned by Roger and Tracey Dinius. All jewelry and product is completely created, designed and made by Tracey Dinius.

Designs by Dinius offer an array of eclectic mix of unique, handcrafted jewelry, purses and beaded accessories. Designs by Dinius also offers a wide selection of affordable, quality designs that include hand forged, hand woven, hand sewn and a variety of other techniques.

According to Tracey Dinius, “We go to great lengths to purchase materials that are made in the U... Read More...

Foundation breakfast to focus on economy

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

Speakers at the Huntington University Foundation breakfast on Thursday, October 9 will focus on local economic development efforts and the state of the region’s economy. The speakers will be Mark Wickersham, Huntington County Economic Development, executive director, and John Sampson, CEO of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership.

Wickersham will update breakfast attendees on the local economy. He has spent the last 20 years working as the northeast regional director for the Indiana Development Corporation, working as a community bank commercial lender and serving 15 years with two members of Congress... Read More...

YSB recipient of 30 Days of Giving

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014

Goody’s “30 Days of Giving” program is underway with the charity of choice being the Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County. Goody’s mission is to give back to the community they serve and this program is one way to do that. The “30 Days of Giving” is designed to increase Huntington’s support and understanding of the programs offered by the Youth Services Bureau.

People can donate to the program by stopping by the Youth Services Bureau’s office at 1344 Maple Drive or by shopping at the Huntington’s Goody’s store. With each donation, the person will receive a 40% off coupon for one item to be used between October 13 and 16... Read More...

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