Thursday, October 27th, 2016

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...

HU Foundation breakfast to honor veterans

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

The Huntington University Foundation breakfast on Wednesday, November 9, will honor area veterans and servicemen and women currently serving in the military. The theme for the breakfast will be “Service to God and Country.” All servicemen and women attending will be recognized and provided with a free breakfast. Prior RSVP is requested.

“I hope you can join us for this special breakfast meeting as we pay tribute to those who have served and are currently serving our country to protect our freedom,” stated Holly Sale, Foundation president.

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Bowen Center to expand by 5,000 square feet

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Tuesday, October 18 for an expansion to the Bowen Center in Huntington. The Bowen Center is located at 2860 Northpark Avenue.

According to Shelly Snyder, director, the Bowen Center is adding 5,000 square feet to its existing facility. The center is a resource for outpatient treatment services for individuals, family and grief counseling and substance abuse groups. The center also provides social skills training and development for adults.

The ground was broken last week and the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of February according to Troy Wilcoxson, president of WJ Carey Construction... Read More...

Leaders Staffing cuts ribbon for one year

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

Leaders Staffing of Huntington celebrated its one-year in Huntington anniversary with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, October 20. Leaders Staffing is located at 2904 Walmart Drive.

According to Leaders Staffing’s website, “They are experts at connecting the right skills with the right task. The company says they are a resource for realistic, reliable people-and-position matching. Their success is built on their personal approach to cost effective, experienced, solution-focused job placement.”

The website went on to say “We have the dedication and determination to improve a business’s situation... Read More...

Chava’s Mexican Grill to open in November

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

Chava’s Mexican Grill will be opening soon at 102 Frontage Road, the former Mighty Dawgs location. According to store ownership, the restaurant is planning to be open for business in November.

Chava’s Mexican Grill plans to have a variety of authentic Mexican food all found in a relaxing atmosphere. As the customer enters the store, customers will select their choice of entrée and have the person behind the counter build your entrée for you. According to Chava’s website, “The customer’s food is prepared before their eyes with virtually no waiting... Read More...

Registration opens for 12th Annual Turkey Trot

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

Pathfinder Kids Kampus will host the 12th Annual Turkey Trot 5K run/walk and one-mile Turkey Trail on Thanksgiving morning, November 24. The event sponsored by Host Sponsor, McDonald’s of Huntington will start at 8 a.m.

Online registration is available at The first 1,000 who register will receive a long sleeve technical shirt. The event will be chip timed again by e-Runner Timing and Results. There will be an optional early packet pick up for those pre-registered for the 2016 Turkey Trot from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25 at Pathfinder Kids Kampus, 435 Campus Street... Read More...

America’s Best Hope: Building Godly Leaders

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

Huntington University is proud to be a satellite location for the 2016 America’s Best Hope event on Friday, November 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Building Godly Leaders in the Marketplace joins thousands of other leaders across the country for the fastest-growing leadership conference in central Indiana. The fifth annual America’s Best Hope is sponsored by Ronald Blue & Company, Wisdom for Wealth for Life. This premier leadership conference will feature inspiring industry CEOs, relevant entertainment figures and thought leaders from around the country who will challenge viewers to be engaged in building godly leaders in the marketplace... Read More...

OTA students volunteer at Run for Love event

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

Seventeen Huntington University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) students volunteered to help with this year’s Run for Love 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run. The event took place last month at the Evangelical United Methodist Church with 100 percent of the net proceeds going to support the Love INC’s ministries.

The HU student volunteers ensured runners and walkers were on the right path and kept safe. Other students manned a table with occupational literature as well as adaptive equipment and devices for participants to try. Hope, HU’s certified therapy dog, was there as well so students could explain how she participates in therapy that helps lead clients to a full recovery... Read More...

iAB announces third quarter performance

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. (OTCQX: IALB), the holding company of iAB Financial Bank, announced third quarter financial performance as of September 30, 2016. Net income for the first nine months of 2016 was $7.6 million, compared to $6.9 million in 2015, an increase of 10 percent. Improvement in net interest income was a result of loan growth and reduction in the cost of funds.

Additionally, interest rate swap fee income and growth in fiduciary and other nontraditional services attributed to an overall 26 percent growth in fee income. Third quarter financial performance resulted in net income of $2... Read More...

21ALICE Education Summit to be held at VNC

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

The 2016 Asset Limited Income Constraint Employed (ALICE) Report from the Indiana Association of United Ways has been released. The report focuses on the challenges of those community members who are employed, but may be one crisis away from a significant change in life.

Many of these family homes are single parent homes or two parent homes working minimum wage or slightly better wages. Many of these individuals have the intellectual capacity for certifications, continuing education and advancement, but may be limited in some ways because of childcare, time, organization, etc.

The United Way of Huntington County invites you to attend its ALICE Education Summit on Friday, October 28 from 11 a... Read More...

Quayle Center to hold fundraiser, November 15

Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016

The Quayle Vice Presidential Learning Center will hold its popular Annual Designer Purse “Blingo” Night on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Catholic School’s auditorium at SS. Peter and Paul Church.

Tickets for the Designer Purse “Blingo” are a $25 donation to play 20 games. Each bingo game’s winner will receive a designer purse. The doors open at 6 p.m. Light snack foods will be available for purchase. The evening will also feature a raffle as well as silent auction items. Tickets are available at the Quayle Center, from DQCF board members or at the door at the event, as seating allows... Read More...

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