Tuesday, October 16th, 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...

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...

Café of Hope to hold fundraiser tonight

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Cafe of Hope is hosting Dan’s Fish Fry tonight at its facility located at 900 E. State Street. This meal will include all you can eat fish for $9 for an adult and $6 for children. All proceeds will go toward Community and Family Services to support their Energy Assistance Program. The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 13, Café of Hope will hold a Maker’s Faire from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Individuals will sell custom greeting cards, herb and garden kits, t-shirts, nightlights, ornaments, decals, canvases, vinyl banners, wall decals and floral wreaths... Read More...

Heritage Days volunteers and ideas welcomed

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce is looking for ideas and volunteers for this year’s Heritage Days. If you have an idea of an event, or would like to be a part of the Heritage Days steering committee, the Chamber would like to hear from you.

Heritage Days in Huntington will take place Wednesday, June 19 through Sunday, June 23. The events for Heritage Days are in the planning stages and new volunteers for the events or those who have ideas for new events for Heritage Days are welcome to attend the Heritage Days planning meetings which are held monthly.

The Heritage Days steering committee meets at the Chamber of Commerce office, 305 Warren Street, on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:15 p... Read More...

Skillful program coming to Indiana

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Source Inside INdiana

INDIANAPOLIS – A national nonprofit has chosen Indiana as the next state for its Skillful initiative, designed to help workers, especially those without four-year college degrees, find good jobs in a changing economy. The New York-based Markle Foundation is working with partners including Microsoft Philanthropies, Walmart and Purdue University on the workforce development effort. Skillful, which began in Colorado, helps workers partner with companies to identify skills they already have and find better pathways to internal or external training programs to fill the gaps... Read More...

Kids Kampus opens registration for Turkey Trot

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Pathfinder Kids Kampus will hold the 14th Annual Turkey Trot 5K run/walk and one-mile Turkey Trail on Thanksgiving morning, November 22. The event sponsored by Host Sponsor, McDonald’s of Huntington will start at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the event benefit the children and families served by Pathfinder Kids Kampus.

Online registration is available at www.kidskampus.org. The first 1,100 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 2018 Turkey Trot from 12 to 6 p... Read More...

Community invited to Pathfinder Services’ dinner

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Pathfinder Services, Inc. will hold their Annual Dinner on Thursday, November 8, at the Police Athletic League Club (PAL Club) in Huntington. The theme for this year’s dinner is “Enabling Prosperity.” The public is invited to attend as the organization celebrates.

Also at the dinner, the prestigious Herbert D. LaMont award will be presented to an individual or organization that has contributed significantly toward creating opportunities for people with developmental disabilities in Huntington County. The Timothy Hancher award honoring a direct service staff member of Pathfinder Services, Inc... Read More...

Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at Honeywell

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker returns to the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater on Saturday, November 3 at 3 p.m. The corporate sponsorship is provided by Ambassador Enterprises. Tickets are $30, $48, $60 and $80 for the gold package.

Moscow Ballet consistently produces record-breaking seasons thrilling audiences from New York City to Los Angeles and from Miami to Calgary. Offering the classic ballets such as “Great Russian Nutcracker,” “Cinderella,” “Sleeping Beauty” and “Swan Lake,” sold-out theaters attest to the public’s love and appreciation of the highest quality productions... Read More...

Kids Kampus offering Wick’s pies, Thanksgiving

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Pathfinder Kids Kampus, child care center of Huntington, is partnering with Wick’s Pies for a pie fundraiser. All pies will be delivered in time for Thanksgiving.

Pathfinder Kids Kampus is offering the following pies for just $7 to $9 each; sugar cream, pecan, peanut butter, German chocolate, pumpkin, pumpkin chess and coconut sugar cream.

The pies can be ordered online by visiting www.kidskampus.org, stopping by Pathfinder Kids Kampus located at 435 Campus Street between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, calling the child care center at (260) 356-0123, or e-mailing them at Read More...

Frederick named afterschool ambassador

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Afterschool Alliance has announced that Desiree Frederick, unit director at the Parkview Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County, has been selected to serve as a 2018-19 afterschool ambassador.

Frederick is one of just 15 leaders around the country this year chosen to receive this honor. Each afterschool ambassador will continue leading a local afterschool program while also serving a one-year afterschool ambassador term, organizing public events, communicating with policymakers and in other ways growing awareness and support for afterschool and summer learning programs.

The Parkview Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County serves on average 320 youth daily between their before and afterschool programs... Read More...

Pathfinder HomeOwnership receives award

Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Pathfinder HomeOwnership Center, the community development division of Pathfinder Services, was recently honored with an award from FAHE, the Federation of Appalachian Housing Enterprises, who offers affordable, low interest loans. Pathfinder HomeOwnership Center was honored as the top producing partner for packaging and brokering for the 2018 fiscal year. The Pathfinder HomeOwnership Center partnered with FAHE to package and produce 137 loans totaling $23.6 million.

“I’m proud of our team. They work tirelessly every day to help make the dream of home ownership possible for Northeast Indiana families... Read More...

Saint Anne Communities to hold After Hours

Posted: Friday, October 5, 2018

Saint Anne Communities at Victory Noll, 25 Victory Noll Drive, will hold an After Hours for the community on Tuesday, November 13. The event will take place at the Saint Anne’s facility from 4 to 6 p.m. Saint Anne’s will provide tours, refreshments and handouts. If you have not had the opportunity to tour the facility, you are in for a treat.

More than 100 people gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Saint Anne’s on July 20, 2017. Saint Anne’s provides long and short term care, rehab, assisted living, adult day services and memory support.

Saint Anne Communities began providing housing for the elderly in 1967 in Fort Wayne... Read More...

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