Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

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...

Edward Jones-Nicole Johnson chosen BOM

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Edward Jones - Nicole Johnson, 2816 Theater Avenue, was named Chamber Business of the Month for March. Edward Jones - Nicole Johnson was selected for her long-standing membership with the Chamber and for her involvement and giving back to so many organizations in the county. Johnson is the current president of the Rotary Club in Huntington, co-chairs the Tri-Kappa Follies, volunteers with the United Way of Huntington County and Warren Chamber of Commerce and is a baseball mom for her son. Johnson also gives back generously with donations to the Chamber’s A B.I.G. Day Golf Outing, Business EXPO and other sponsorships too numerous to mention... Read More...

Industrial Breakfast held at “The LC” February 23

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Indiana Works (WorkOne), Ivy Tech Workforce Alliance and the Huntington County Community Learning Center (The LC) held an Industrial Breakfast at “The LC” on Thursday, February 23 to discuss workforce development and training with local industry leaders.

Special speakers for the day included Gary Gatman, vice president of strategic initiatives, Northeast Indiana Works (WorkOne) and Scott Wilson, consultant, Ivy Tech Workforce Alignment. Gatman shared that WorkOne has targeted three industrial programs that will be focused on to include: skilled industrial maintenance, CNC machining and welding... Read More...

Event Center welcomes Sugar Shot on March 24

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

The Cottage Event Center in Roanoke will celebrate five years in business on Friday, March 24 with a concert featuring Country-Rock Band Sugar Shot. The event is a fundraiser for the Parkview Huntington Boys & Girls Club.

They proclaim themselves as “Hyper-active Country with a Shot of Rock.” Sugar Shot features Jen Fisher on guitar and vocals and Gwendra Turney on fiddle and vocals. The group has opened for a number of national touring acts, and has been featured at the Indianapolis Ribfest and ACD Festival. They have also performed in the Embassy Theater’s popular “Down the Line” concerts along with the Fort Wayne Air Show and at the 2014 Indiana State Republican Convention... Read More...

Library offers vision, hearing, crafting and more

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Want to learn more about what it is like to have vision impairment? How about learning more about what it is like to experience auditory hallucinations/voices in your head? Want to meet Hope, a certified therapy dog? Then join the library for an enlightening, educational and interactive session on Thursday, March 9, at 6 p.m. at 255 W. Park Drive. Nicole Scheiman, director of Huntington University’s Occupational Therapy program, will present. The program is geared towards adults.

There will be crafting projects available for those wishing to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or Pi Day at both the Huntington and Markle Libraries... Read More...

Do you have scrap metals you want to get rid of?

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Do you have scrap metals that are taking up valuable space in your facility and don’t know what to do with them? Need a barn or shed cleaned out? Not sure what to do with the unwanted items? Call Clark’s Recycling Inc. Clark’s Recycling Inc. will not only take the scrap off your hands, but will pick it up at your location.

According to Clark’s Recycling Inc., they pay top dollar for your scrap. Clark’s offers pick-up service or can drop off a roll-off container. Clark’s is THE scrap metals recycling choice since 1962.

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Two PHH employees receive scholarships

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Two Parkview Huntington Hospital employees who are nursing students have been awarded Jill Dreyer scholarships for the spring 2017 semester.

Olivia Eckert, of Huntington, and Edna Salazar, RN, of Fort Wayne, will each receive $750 toward their educational costs.

Eckert, a patient care technician, works in the hospital’s Medical/Surgical Unit. Also a recipient of a Jill Dreyer Scholarship in 2016, she is pursuing an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) at Ivy Tech Community College, Fort Wayne.

Salazar is a registered nurse in the hospital’s Emergency Department... Read More...

Dr. P. Mathew joins Oakbrook Village

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Oakbrook Village is pleased to announce that Dr. Pekkakuzhiyil Mathew has joined their facility as its new Rehab Medical Director. As Rehab Medical Director, Dr. Mathew will oversee the care of Oakbrook Village’s short-term/rehab-to-home patients. Dr. Mathew will also follow any of his current patients that come to our facility for long-term care.

Dr. Mathew will work alongside and in conjunction with the facilities’ Medical Director, Dr. Antonio Garrido.

Oakbrook’s hope is to develop a positive, long-lasting relationship with Dr. Mathew and his patients as we welcome them to come and see our Medicare 5-Star rated facility where it is “Our Family Taking Care of Yours... Read More...

Digital media arts students take “Best of Festival”

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Huntington University is pleased to announce 18 students and one former HU faculty have been selected to receive awards at the 2017 Broadcast Educators Awards (BEA) Festival of Media Arts.

“What is so exciting about this year’s BEA festival is that we have HU students in Animation, Film and Broadcast Media all taking top honors,” stated Dr. Lance Clark, Associate Dean of the Arts. “Only 18 out of the nearly 1,500 entries are awarded ‘Best of’ and we had both students and faculty receiving such honors. The high level of professional work being created within the School of the Arts is astounding... Read More...

Thorne Insurance Agency wins prestigious award

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Thorne Insurance Agency, 8075 South Marion Rd – 35, was presented with the Presidential Partner Agency Award. This award was recently presented to Thorne Insurance Agency from Western Reserve Group, Wooster, Ohio.

According to Kevin, Killen, president, “This is very difficult award to win.” Killen went on to say, “This is the highest honor an agency can earn from this company, and very few insurance agencies are able to achieve this level of recognition status.”

The award is based on overall written premium volume, agency retention and profitability... Read More...

PHH selects community funding partners

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Parkview Huntington Hospital has announced the designation of its 2017 Community Health Improvement funds to a group of 14 Huntington County organizations. The grants awarded through the Community Health Improvement Program target specific areas of focus in conjunction with the hospital’s mission of improving the health and inspiring the well-being of the community.

These community partners met criteria to receive funding through the grant process: Blessings in a Backpack of Huntington County which supports underprivileged elementary school students who rely on the federal Free and Reduced Priced Meal Program... Read More...

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