Friday, May 6th, 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...

Help wanted listings for employers, employees

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

Is your business looking for help? Do you know someone looking for a job? The Chamber can help locate prospective employees or help someone find a job through its help wanted page on the Chamber’s website. Our website is available to everyone looking for a job, while jobs may be posted by Chamber members free of charge. We have new jobs posted daily.

All Chamber members are welcome to place their own employment listing by logging into the Chamber’s website using your user name and password. If you are unsure of how to do this, simply call the Chamber office at (260) 356-5300... Read More...

Bob Hammel to share Hoosier sports history

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

Bob Hammel, a Huntington native and Hoosier sports legend, will share stories of the glories of area and state sports history Wednesday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at the Historic Forks of the Wabash, 3011 W. Park Drive.

Hammel’s program will reflect the theme of the Indiana Bicentennial as he introduces the audience to some exceptional athletes who were stars before the Huntington Centennial in 1948. Hammel, 79, has been a journalist for 52 years, most notably for the Bloomington Herald-Times from 1966 to 2006. While there, he was the sports editor from 1966 to 1996. He was also a Sunday op-ed columnist there for ten years, until 2006... Read More...

Arts Council announces JeFFFest information

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

The LaFontaine Arts Council and Four Corners Custom Framing will once again sponsor JeFFFest. The event will take place Sunday, June 19, in downtown Huntington from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and will feature fun, food, fabulous music and fine art.

The art part of JeFFFest offers artists of all ages the opportunity to create a special work on a 5” x 7” canvas. These official JeFFFest canvases are $5 and can be purchased only at the frame shop, 419 N. Jefferson Street, during regular business hours from Tuesday through Saturday beginning May 3.

Completed canvases are to be returned to Four Corner Custom Framing by Friday, June 10 at which time they become property of the LAC... Read More...

HU Breakfast to highlight state legislators

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

The Huntington University Foundation breakfast will feature local state legislators discussing highlights from the 2016 legislative session. The speakers will include State Senator Travis Holdman, left, State Senator Jim Banks, center, and State Representative Dan Leonard.

“I welcome you to join us on Wednesday, May 11 for the Huntington University Foundation breakfast and an informational program from our local state legislators,” said Holly Sale, Foundation president. “What an excellent opportunity to learn how the General Assembly’s decisions impact our local community and businesses... Read More...

Huntington Library to offer Facebook, classes

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

According to Pew Research, 71% of adults who get on the internet have and use Facebook. The 12 year-old social media site boasts over one billion users daily. So for those of us who have never used Facebook, this can make it seem like we’re missing out. Or perhaps you signed up for an account but don’t know how to use all of the features Facebook offers. If you’re looking to learn how to use or get better at using Facebook, the Huntington Library’s Facebook 101 classes are for you.

The first class Thursday, June 2, beginning at 6 p.m. and covers signing up, setting up and the basics of using Facebook... Read More...

Arthur Wilson joins HU’s senior leadership team

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

Huntington University announced that Arthur Wilson has joined its senior leadership team as dean of spiritual life. Wilson will also continue his current responsibilities as campus pastor.

“In the University’s strategic plan, Faith Forward 2022, spiritual development and formation play a key part in helping the campus align with the focus on sustaining spiritual significance and faithful service. Having the campus pastor and dean of spiritual life involved more closely in the University’s administrative decisions promotes greater awareness of the importance of spiritual impact in all we do,” said Dr... Read More...

Kids Kampus celebrates "Young Child Month"

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

Pathfinder Kids Kampus, “A Caring Place to Go Where Children Discover and Grow!” recently participated in several activities April 25 through 29 to celebrate Month of the Young Child.

The Month of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and was first started in 1971. The purpose of the Month of the Young Child is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs as are offered by Pathfinder Kids Kampus... Read More...

Chamber congratulates Team 1501 T.H.R.U.S.T.

Posted: Monday, May 2, 2016

This past weekend, the Huntington County 4-H Robotics Team, Team 1501 T.H.R.U.S.T., traveled to St. Louis, where they competed with over 600 teams from 24 countries for the title of world champion. At the championship, there are eight playing fields leading into a championship field. Each of the playing fields are named after various scientists, with Einstein being the final championship field. The winner from each of the eight playing fields play on the prestigious field of Einstein. The Huntington County 4-H Robotics Team was victorious in their field, named Archimedes. Their advancement allowed the team to continue to Einstein for world champion... Read More...

PAL selected Business of the Month for May

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016

The Police Athletic League (PAL), 2099 Riverside Drive, was named Business of the Month for May. The PAL was named for their long-standing membership to the Chamber, and for the many different sporting activities they provide for children in Huntington County. The Huntington PAL began their sports programs in the 1970s. Now, forty years later, they are still offering and growing their baseball, soccer and football programs. The PAL also rents their renovated facility to individuals that are looking for a venue for graduation parties, wedding receptions, or any type of event that need accommodations for a large crowd... Read More...

Huntington Relay for Life to be held on June 11

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community. This year, the Huntington County Relay for Life will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 12 noon to 3 a.m. at Kriegbaum Field.

Rallying the passion of four million people worldwide, Relay for Life events raise critical funds that help fuel the mission of the American Cancer Society, an organization whose reach touches so many lives – those who are currently battling cancer, those who may face a diagnosis in the future and those who may avoid a diagnosis altogether thanks to education, prevention and early detection... Read More...

HU’s Occupational Therapy is progressing

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016

Huntington University’s Occupational Therapy programs are successfully progressing through the national accreditation process by the Higher Learning Council and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

Both the doctorate of occupational therapy (OTD) and the occupational therapy associate (OTA) programs are approved by Higher Learning Council to confer the designated degrees of doctorate and associate of science. The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education has most recently granted full accreditation of the doctorate degree for the maximum of seven years... Read More...

State Police to present online safety for parents

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016

The Youth Educator from the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) taskforce will present online safety for parents at the Huntington Library Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. The representative will give a presentation on the safe use of all devices for kids accessing the internet, as well as the various ways kids access the internet.

The discussion will also include preventing victimization of children from online threats, from bullying to extortion. The presentation is geared towards helping parents who did not grow up with technology, but whose children did grow up with the internet... Read More...

Upcoming Events...

Business of the Month... Police Athletic League (PAL)

Police Athletic League (PAL)