Sunday, October 21st, 2018

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...

Learn how to shape up your email list

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018

These days, everyone is using email marketing to reach out and touch prospects and customers. So how do you stand out in the inbox? You need a fitness plan for your email program so you can generate more leads, nurture interested prospects and even close more sales.

Join the Northeast Indiana SCORE for a live webinar on Wednesday, October 23 at 6 p.m. This webinar will show you how to grow your email list; improve your email open rate and increase response rates. Register for the webinar by clicking here. There is no cost to attend, but reservations are required... Read More...

Sheets Wildlife Museum to host Costume Day

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Sheets Wildlife Museum will host a Halloween Costume Day at the museum. The event will be held on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All children wearing costumes will be admitted to the museum free of charge. The museum’s theater will be having showings of animal themed children’s movies every two hours starting at 10:30 a.m. for a freewill donation to the museum.

There will be candy and a costume contest with prizes to our favorite boy and girl, to be judged between 2:30 and 3 p.m. It will be fun for the entire family.

The museum is located at 200 Safari Trail and can be reached by calling (260) 356-9453... Read More...

Alicia Pyle Quartet to perform at Event Center

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018

One of the Fort Wayne area’s most popular musical groups returns to Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center as The Alicia Pyle Quartet performs on Friday, December 7. The concert will be a fundraiser to help support Tots for Tots. Tickets are $12, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the show beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Alicia Pyle studied music at IPFW, and is comfortable in both the jazz and classical genres of music. Pyle has performed with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic among other orchestras and has won several competitions. Her Alicia Pyle Quartet (APQ) has played numerous area events including JazzFest and RiverFest and on Fort Wayne’s NPR radio station... Read More...

Ballinger to present Kooky Cookery at library

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018

What do bricks of tomato gelatin, pizzas made with baked beans, and hors-d’oeuvre-impaled Santas have in common? They’re all part of America’s rich and fragrant history of bizarre food concoctions.

Author and Huntington University professor Bryan Ballinger will be sharing his series of Kooky Cookery books, campy cookbook parodies and humorous archives of the nation’s Golden Age of peculiar creations Thursday, November 15 at 6 p.m. at the Huntington Library. Teens and adults are invited to this free event.

Bryan Ballinger’s specialty is in the design and illustration work of digital media including 3D CGI skills in modeling, texturing, lighting and animation, with more than 20 years of experience in this area... Read More...

Arts Council announces “Fashions for the Arts”

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018

The LaFontaine Arts Council’s fall fundraiser, “Fashions for the Arts,” will be held on Saturday, November 3 at the Drummond’s Motorama City. A social hour will begin at 11 am. The event also features a luncheon, silent auction and a fashion show with local models wearing clothes from The North End Boutique in Roanoke.

Local business owner Dan Drummond will be the arts advocate at this year’s Fashions for the Arts, a fundraiser sponsored by the LaFontaine Arts Council.

Drummond was born and raised in Huntington. He and his wife Barbara, a LaFontaine Arts Council member, have been married for 39 years and are the proud parents of four sons, Adam, Aaron, Andrew and Austin and nine grandchildren... Read More...

Little Steven, Disciples of Soul at Honeywell

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018

101.9 ROCKS welcome Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul to perform on the Ford Theater stage on Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Honeywell Center. Tickets are $25, $35 and $65.

Steven Van Zandt is a musician, performer, songwriter, arranger, music producer, actor and much more. He was a founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, and went on to become a successful solo artist. He returned to his R&B roots with the release of his album “Soulfire,” which Rolling Stone named one of the best albums of 2017.

His songs have been performed by Jackson Browne, Pearl Jam, Margo Price, Damian Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes, Gary U... Read More...

Public invited to dialogue on addictions

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018

The City of Huntington Prevention Task Force has planned an upcoming Community Dialogue entitled, “Addictions Treatment” to take place on Monday, October 22. The dialogue will be held at the Huntington City-Township Public Library from 6 to 7 p.m.

The purpose of the Community Dialogues on Diversity series is to bring people together around topics that affect our community and to hear different thoughts and opinions in order to understand one another more fully in diversity and disagreement. These conversations align with and put into action the Huntington City Council mission statement which reads that Huntington will be ‘a community of civility and inclusion, where diversity is honored and differences are respected... Read More...

Finding relief from arthritis during cold weather

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018

With cold weather just around the corner, some people who cope with arthritis pain are steeling themselves for winter aches and pains. They’re looking for practical ways to minimize pain during the winter months. Ashley Wilson, an occupational therapist with Parkview Huntington Hospital’s Rehab and Wellness Center, frequently hears patients say that they are able to predict a change in weather based on the way their joints feel.

“Recently, a patient told me emphatically that it was going to rain in the next 36 hours – she could just “feel it,” says Wilson... Read More...

Bowen Center named an AchieveWELL company

Posted: Friday, October 12, 2018

The Bowen Center has qualified for an AchieveWELL certification through the Wellness Council of Indiana. The non-profit mental healthcare provider was honored at the 2018 Indiana Health & Wellness Summit, September 6 and 7 in Indianapolis.

Companies that earn the AchieveWELL certification have established a corporate culture that encourages and supports employee health through worksite wellness programs. The Wellness Council of Indiana provides an independent assessment of wellness processes through AchieveWELL. Bowen Center achieved the Three Star AchieveWELL designation, which indicates that a company has a foundation for a comprehensive workplace well-being program... Read More...

LC celebrates two years with After Hours, open

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

A Chamber After Hours and an open house was held at the Huntington County Community Learning Center last evening, October 11. The event showcased the facility and the many educational programs available there.

The Learning Center opened with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and the number of classes offered since that time have grown substantially. Tours of the facility were held and personnel from the Learning Center, Ivy Tech and Huntington University were on hand to speak with those in attendance. Thanks also goes out to staff members from Huntington North High School, WorkOne Northeast, Impact Institute and the Huntington County 4-H Robotics Team 1501... Read More...

Career Day scheduled for Thursday, November 1

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

The tenth annual Life Long Learning Career Day will be held on Thursday, November 1 at Huntington North High School. This year’s event will be held in the Fieldhouse, and will include all eighth grade and freshmen students.

The information presented at Career Day enables eighth grade and freshmen students to help make career choices and take the appropriate classes. This year students from eighth grade will be on hand to help them make those class choices once they enter high school.

Twelve different careers will be featured in individual booths called “career pods” with those experienced in the particular field available to talk with the 800 plus students visiting the day... Read More...

Chamber events calendar still available

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Here is a reminder to our members that the Chamber events calendar is available to publicize your events. The calendar can be found by clicking on Events on the teal folio line directly below the Chamber logo on the website. To see the entire month, click on View Full Calendar.

If you see an event you would like to attend, but would like a reminder, click Send a Reminder. Place your email address and select the number of days in advance of the event you would like to receive the reminder, and our database will send you a reminder directly to your email inbox.

Events can also be submitted to the calendar directly on the calendar page by Chamber members by clicking on Submit New Event, or call the Chamber office and we can publicize your event... Read More...

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