Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Monday, January 1, 2018

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...

Chamber to hold ADA seminar on March 15

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

The Chamber of Commerce will hold an American with Disabilities Act (ADA) seminar on Wednesday, March 15 at the Pathfinder Services North Campus at 2824 Theater Avenue. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch and the speaker to follow.

The guest speaker will be Stephen Metzer, AICP, PWS, who will discuss “ADA Compliance for Employers and Employees.” This seminar will include the ADA requirements related to employment for both Title I and Title II of the ADA for both public and private employers.

In this presentation, Metzer will present material about various forms to include applications for employment, postings (EEOC), job announcements, documents (Employee Policy Manuals), job descriptions, reasonable accommodations, policies and practices that are important to have service animals, dressing rooms, fees and surcharges that are or not allowed... Read More...

Maintenance class to begin, fees covered

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

The Ivy Tech Workforce Alignment Industrial Maintenance Troubleshooting Class is scheduled to start on Thursday, February 28 at the Learning Center. Classes will meet on Thursday and Friday each week from 4 to 8 p.m. The class runs for 25 weeks. A class calendar will be given to each student on the first night of class.

Cost of the course is $4,200. However, the class qualifies for the Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant. Students meeting the following criteria qualify for the entire amount of the tuition to be paid. The student must be a resident of the State of Indiana, the student must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and no further degree past high school... Read More...

First Merchants jumps to No. 2 on Forbes list

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Forbes has released its 2019 list of “America’s Best Banks,” and for the second straight year, one of Indiana’s legacy financial institutions sits near the top. First Merchants Bank, the largest financial services holding company in Central Indiana and second largest in the state, was ranked by Forbes as the country’s second best bank.

“We are extremely proud of this achievement as it speaks to the financial strength of First Merchants clients and vitality of the communities we serve,” said First Merchants CEO Michael C. Rechin. “We are successful when our clients are successful, and every single one our 1,700 employees play a key role in making that happen... Read More...

Clark, Widener to present at Breakfast

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Huntington University invites you to attend the Huntington University Foundation Breakfast on Wednesday, March 13. Breakfast begins at 7:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons and concludes by 9 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $10.

Attendees will hear Dr. Lance Clark and Professor Adam Widener talk about the new and exciting ways broadcast media is developing into an area of study with deep impact on local news, sports, not-for-profit businesses and corporate communication. A tour of the department’s TV and radio studios will follow their brief presentation. Optional tours of Becker Hall will be available... Read More...

Pixies and Pirates plan takeover of Honeywell

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Working from an anonymous tip, the Honeywell House will soon be commandeered by area youth cloaked in disguise at the Pixies and Pirates Party on Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m. The event will be held at the Honeywell House.

Arrr … that’s right mateys! Set sail to Neverland on a fun-filled adventure complete with games, crafts, treats and goodies for your Tinkerbell or Captain Hook. Cost to attend is $10 per person.

Space is limited, so ‘Avast!’ and make your reservation now at https://www.honeywellhouse... Read More...

Church Basement Ladies coming to Honeywell

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Are there men in the parish basement? What’s a church lady to do? Find out when “Church Basement Ladies – Rise Up O Men” takes the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater stage on Tuesday, March 5, featuring two performances at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Corporate sponsorship is provided by Wellbrooke of Wabash.

“Church Basement Ladies – Rise Up O Men” gives the gents a chance to shine in the latest installment of the Church Basement Ladies musical comedy series. This sidesplitting, uplifting peek into the lives of the rural Norwegian Lutherans who audiences first fell in love with in 2005 is the sixth chapter of the story begun in the original Church Basement Ladies... Read More...

Stephen Weingart joins leadership team at HU

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Huntington University is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephen Weingart as the Vice President of University Advancement, effective February 11.

“Following a national search process, we are thrilled to announce that Stephen Weingart is joining the leadership team at Huntington University as Vice President of University Advancement,” said Dr. Sherilyn Emberton, president of Huntington University. “His corporate and university experience prepares him well to lead and advance our work here at HU.”

Though he spent the majority of his life in Ohio, Weingart is returning to his Hoosier roots and bringing with him nearly 30 years of business and advancement experience... Read More...

The TAB named Business of Month for February

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

The Huntington County TAB, 1670 Etna Avenue, was named Chamber Business of the Month for February. The TAB was selected by the Ambassadors for their willingness and dedication to keep Huntington County citizens informed of Huntington happenings throughout the year. The TAB was established as a free weekly newspaper in September of 1985. In October 1991, The TAB went to two publications per week. The TAB is the only newspaper in Huntington County where you can reach the entire county twice a week. The Chamber congratulates Scott Trauner, Russ Grindle and their staff on being named Business of the Month... Read More...

Miller is new owner at East of Chicago Pizza

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

A ribbon cutting was held at East of Chicago Pizza on Thursday, February 7 at its location in Warren. The ribbon cutting was in held in honor of and to celebrate the new owner, Terry Miller II. Miller purchased the business on January 14 from former owners Jeff and Becky Souder.

According to Miller, “The Souders are continuing to stay involved for the time being to help mentor me during the transition.” Miller continued, “I am very grateful to the Souders for giving me this opportunity.”

“The Souders did a great job of operating the restaurant and I don’t see any reason to make any changes at this time... Read More...

EXPO/ArtsExpress partner for 2019 show

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

A new partnership formed in 2019 for the benefit of the community. The Festival of Arts showcasing exhibits and musical performances by Huntington County school students known as ArtsExpress, and the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce Business EXPO will combine on Saturday, March 16 for one fun-filled event.

Beginning at 9 a.m. in the Huntington University Merillat Physical Education and Recreation Center Fieldhouse, Huntington area school students will perform musical selections on stage throughout the day. Artwork by students in grades kindergarten through 12 will be on display at several booths throughout the fieldhouse... Read More...

Pathfinder accepting requests for funding

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

The Pathfinder Foundation is now accepting fund requests for 2019 from not-for-profit organizations who have received a 501(c)3 status from the Internal Revenue Service.

A major goal of the Pathfinder Foundation is to assist people with disabilities through funding not-for-profit organizations, including Pathfinder Services, Inc., in Huntington, Wabash, Marshall, Starke, Allen and Whitley Counties. The foundation board of directors will consider all requests with emphasis on those requests that support Pathfinder Services’ clients, as well as community residents with disabilities not served by Pathfinder Services... Read More...

Metro Kiwanis offering two scholarships

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

Huntington Metro Kiwanis will provide two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 per scholarship. Metro Kiwanis is offering $1,500 for both the Chuck Wohlford Memorial and the Huntington Metro Kiwanis Scholarships.

To qualify, the applicant must be a resident of Huntington County, Indiana. Only high school seniors are eligible to apply, and will be expected to complete the school year for which the scholarship is awarded. The student must have scholastic achievements, extra-curricular activities, community service/leadership skills, financial need and references that will all be used as criteria for evaluating the applications... Read More...

Hanes recognized by Kosciusko County Chamber

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

Doug Hanes has been awarded the Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year Award for 2018. Hanes has worked at First Federal Savings Bank as an assistant to the vice president of commercial lending and business development at the Warsaw location, for over two years.

Hanes earned a bachelor’s degree from California State University and has over 14 years of financial experience.

Hanes can be contacted at the Warsaw office at 402 East Center Street or by calling (574) 269-3331.

Shown in the photo is Doug Hanes, left, First Federal Savings Bank, Warsaw, as he accepts the Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year award from Rob Parker, right, executive director, Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce... Read More...

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