Friday, October 24th, 2014

DBA seeking Christmas tree decorators

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

Huntington’s Downtown Business Association (DBA) is gearing up for the Christmas and holiday season. This year there will be Christmas trees placed in the planter boxes along Jefferson Street to bring more color and holiday decor to the downtown area.

The DBA is seeking individuals, families, businesses and/or organizations to “sponsor” trees by decorating them. The group believes that the more color and whimsy that appear on the tree will only enhance the Downtown. The only guidelines are as follows: all decorations must be non-electrical and outdoor friendly; decorations must be securely attached to the tree to withstand wind... Read More...

Sears holds new owner celebration, October 17

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

Sears Hometown Store (Greaf Enterprises LLC), 2052 N. Jefferson Street, held a new owner celebration on Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18. A ribbon cutting was held on Friday, October 17 at 11:30 a.m.

The Sears store offered a 10% discount on most items on both Friday and Saturday and the first twenty customers to the store on Saturday received a $10 gift card.

For more information about the store call (260) 358-0128 or visit the store in the Huntington Plaza Shopping Center.

Shown in the photo from left to right are Bobby Bailey, All American Home Repair & Remodeling and Chamber Ambassador; Gene Snowden, Chamber Ambassador; Michael Stratton, Sears Hometown Store; Steve Kimmel, executive director, Huntington County Chamber of Commerce; Greg and Jan Greaf, owners, Sears Hometown Store; Lori Mickley, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC and Chamber board member and Belinda Clancy, Markle Health & Rehabilitation and Chamber Ambassador... Read More...

Huntington County Leadership plans 2015 class

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

The Huntington County Leadership Academy Board of Directors has announced the dates for the 2015 academy. A total of eight classes will be held with class facilitator Ed Vessels.

The first class session will be January 13, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Horace Mann Educational Center. Classes will meet bi-weekly until May 5, 2015. The additional class sessions will be from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. also at the Horace Mann Educational Center. Graduation ceremonies will be May 19.

The purpose of this class is to help the participants enhance their leadership skills and use those skills to maintain and improve the quality of life in Huntington County... Read More...

Our Story Project now moves online

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

Submitted by Amy Hart, Communications Coordinator

It was exciting to see so many faces during the Our Story Project workshops! Over 20 public workshops were held over the past month in 10 counties, and 500 participants took part in shaping Northeast Indiana’s story.

The online version of the Our Story Project workshop has launched at Please feel free to forward the attached invitation to your network. We will be giving away some fabulous prizes! Everyone who takes part in the online workshop will be entered into the prize drawing along with participants from the public workshops... Read More...

Lake City donates to HU's agriculture program

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

Lake City Bank has given Huntington University a $2,500 donation to support the college’s new Institute for Agricultural Studies.

“Helping Huntington University launch an agriculture program is just one way Lake City Bank can support the ag industry in Indiana,” said Joe Kessie, the bank’s senior vice president. “Agriculture is very important to Lake City Bank and is one of the largest loan concentrations we have.”

Kessie serves on the university’s Agriculture Task Force, a group that began meeting in December 2013.

“We are blessed to have the ongoing support of partners like Lake City Bank,” said Dr... Read More...

IPT taking over Physical Therapy Services

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

Indiana Physical Therapy (IPT) is pleased to announce that we will be providing the physical therapy services within Ear, Nose & Throat Associates. The additional services will be effective beginning Monday, November 3, 2014.

The clinic located at 10021 Dupont Circle Court, Fort Wayne, will focus primarily on Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy. VRT is a customized exercise approach, developed by a specialized physical therapist, to manage persistent dizziness or disequilibrium for people with vestibular system problems.

Andrew Perkins, senior therapist at the satellite clinic, graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St... Read More...

Love INC to host annual Christmas Shop

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

Families in Huntington County that wish to be adopted by the community or those that wish to adopt families for the Christmas program can contact the Salvation Army. Those who wish to shop for their own family Christmas presents at a reduced cost will contact Love INC.

The Love INC Gift Shop will be located at Life Church, 950 E. State Street in Huntington and will be operational December 11 through 13. Families wishing to participate must register before November 26. For a contribution of $5 per child (capped at $15). Parents will have the opportunity to handpick five toys from the Love INC Gift Shop... Read More...

1st Source announces third quarter net income

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ:SRCE), parent company of 1st Source Bank, today announced third quarter net income of $14.95 million, up slightly compared to $14.90 million in the third quarter of 2013. The third quarter 2013 included $2.07 million of interest recoveries and expense reimbursements compared to $0.39 million in interest recoveries in 2014.

However, for the first three quarters of the year, net income was $43.07 million versus $41.24 million a year earlier, a 4.44% increase. Diluted net income per common share for the third quarter of 2014 was $0.62 versus $0.60, up 3... Read More...

HR Group hears from Northeast Indiana Works

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014

Kim Tempel, manager of business services for Northeast Indiana Works (WorkOne), presented to the HR/Professional Development Group on Friday, October 10. The meeting took place at Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive.

Tempel spoke to the group about the many programs where WorkOne is able to help businesses of all sizes. Tempel went on to explain how WorkOne partners and assists employers with the help they need to find skilled workers, do customize training and recruit prospective employees through the Indiana Career Connect network. WorkOne is not only able to connect the prospective employee with the business, but is able to connect qualified individuals’ resumes to businesses... Read More...

NEIB announce third quarter earnings

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014

Northeast Indiana Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: NIDB), the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, today announced net income increased $130,000 or 21.3% to $739,000 ($0.61 per diluted common share) for the Company’s third quarter ended September 30, 2014 compared to net income of $609,000 ($0.49 per diluted common share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013.  The current three months earnings equates to an annualized return on average assets (ROA) of 1.09% and a return on average equity (ROE) of 10.02% compared to an annualized ROA of 0.91% and an ROE of 8.89% for the three months ended September 30, 2013... Read More...

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