Sunday, October 4th, 2015

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...

Rabb Water Systems, Business of the Month

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015

Rabb Water Systems, 1480 S. Jefferson Street, was chosen as Business of the Month for October by the Chamber Ambassadors. Rabb Water Systems was selected for their long-standing membership with the Chamber, their long-term presence in the community, and the free water the company is always willing to give to various groups around the county. The Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Rusty Ritter, Scott Barnett, Rick Reed and the entire staff of Rabb Water Systems on being named Business of the Month for October.

Shown in the photo front row, from left, Cheryl McCoy, Beacon Credit Union, and Chamber Ambassador; Rick Reed, manager, Rabb Water Systems; Sean Patrick, service technician, Rabb Water Systems; Scott Barnett, territory sales manager, Rabb Water Systems and Charlotte Center, Tipton Place and Chamber Ambassador... Read More...

Seminar covered Facebook, Shop Local program

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015

The Huntington Chamber of Commerce held a Lunch & Learn seminar on Thursday, October 1 at the Horace Mann Education Center. The seminar covered Facebook and how to use Facebook to market your business to the community and beyond.

Amy Mattox from Clear Elevation presented ‘Marketing 201’ to a group of over 40 individuals. Mattox gave specifics on how to utilize Facebook. The seminar was a hands-on training experience, and allowed the audience to be interactive and participate in the discussion.

Mattox finished the seminar talking about a new initiative that is being planned by the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce... Read More...

Chamber to host Member Appreciation Luncheon

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Chamber Member Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, November 6 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Historic Forks of the Wabash, 3010 W. Park Drive. The free luncheon will be the third time the Chamber has offered the meal to its members.

Steve Kimmel, executive director of the Chamber, said, “The purpose of the luncheon is to show appreciation to our members for the support they give the Chamber and for what they contribute to the community throughout the year. This is a great opportunity for you to meet our board members and our board members to visit with our members... Read More...

HARTA seeks donations to develop area trails

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015

HARTA, the Huntington Area Recreational Trails Association, is a local nonprofit group with plans to design, develop, construct and maintain public trails and greenways in the Huntington area. In order to accomplish these ideals, HARTA has begun fundraising efforts through a capital campaign.

The organization has developed the capital campaign to raise $200,000 a year over the next five, giving HARTA $1 million to work with by the campaign’s conclusion. The campaign consists of seven gift giving levels, ranging from $75 to $100,000. Levels six through one carry perks, such as sponsorship of a bike rack or tree all the way up to trail naming rights... Read More...

Warner receives Distinguished Service Award

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015

Ryan Warner, president of Bippus State Bank, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from Huntington University. The award was presented at the Foundation Dinner held on Thursday, September 24.

The Distinguished Service Award annually recognizes an individual or organization that embodies the principles associated with the mission of Huntington University.  Recipients give substance and credence to their beliefs, serve as effective role models for students and receive recognition for the tremendous contribution they make to the Huntington County community. Their actions, as well as their words, bear persuasive witness to their commitment to the university and community... Read More...

Huntington, Markle libraries to celebrate folklore

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015

October will be a spooky, activity-filled month at the Huntington and Markle Libraries. Get ready for the fall season by learning about Halloween folklore and urban legends at the Huntington Library on Thursday, October 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. Linda Urschel, professor of English at Huntington University, will talk about the beliefs, traditions and urban tales surrounding the autumn holiday. This program is free and geared towards teens and adults.

The annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest begins October 16 at both the Huntington and Markle libraries. Decorated pumpkins can be brought to the either library October 16 through October 20 and will be on display by the respective circulation desks... Read More...

HU to hold Foundation Breakfast on October 14

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015

Huntington University will hold their Foundation breakfast on Wednesday, October 14, as faculty members Scott Makin and Dr. Jerry Davis give an update on HU’s newest venture in professional programs, the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling, and its impact for our students and community.

As executive director of the Townsend Institute, Makin is involved in the curriculum design, student and faculty recruiting, faculty training, marketing and fundraising. He is a licensed mental health counselor, leadership coach and business consultant. Makin previously served as the director and founder of the Wabash Friends Counseling Center... Read More...

Victory Noll Center to host Harvest of Blessings

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2015

Victory Noll Center will hold its Harvest of Blessings fundraiser event on Saturday, November 7. The event will feature live jazz music and New Orleans-style food in a beautiful fall setting on the Victory Noll campus.

Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters and the staff of Victory Noll Center are looking at their future, with an established endowment fund at the Huntington County Community Foundation and a matching Lilly Foundation Grant. The goal is to raise $10,000 this year with a Lilly match of $5,000.

The night begins at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the Harvest of Blessings event are $40 per person and includes a meal, two tokens for beer or wine and live entertainment... Read More...

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