Thursday, February 11th, 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...

Novae Corp. chosen as Business of the Month

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

Novae Corporation, 1 Novae Parkway, Markle, was chosen as the Business of the Month for February by the Chamber Ambassadors. Novae Corporation was selected for its long-standing membership and loyalty to the Chamber, long-term presence in the county, and generosity to the Huntington County Community Learning Center.

The Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Steve Bermes, president and CEO, and Chris Storie, chief operations officer, and the entire staff of Novae Corporation on being named Business of the Month for February.

Shown in the photograph, front row from left, Terry Miller, Real Living Ness Bros... Read More...

Third House Legislative Session, February 13

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce will host a Third House Legislative Session at the Huntington City-Township Public Library Saturday, February 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. The library is located at 255 West Park Drive.

The session will feature State Senators Jim Banks and Travis Holdman along with Dan Leonard, 50th District State Representative; Mayor Brooks Fetters, and a local County Commissioner. Those in attendance will hear from the elected officials about city, county and state government activities. A question and answer session will follow.

The moderator for the session will be John Niederman, president, Pathfinder Services... Read More...

The wait is over … Bowl for Kids’ Sake is here

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to invite everyone to start something BIG by participating in its largest annual fundraiser: Bowl for Kids’ Sake. Each year thousands of volunteers across Northeast Indiana and South-central Michigan come together to support Big Brothers Big Sisters in its mission to help at-risk children through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships.

Not a bowler? No worries. This campaign isn’t about bowling … it’s about the kids. 100% of the funds raised go directly toward helping match local children in need with a caring adult mentor... Read More...

Evensong Concert, Mission Dinner at Trinity

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Guilford Street, will host “A Heart for Music,” an Evensong Concert, on Sunday, February 14 at 4 p.m. The concert will be followed by “A Heart for Missions” dinner at 5:30 p.m.

“A Heart for Music” will feature Kristine Papillon on the violin; Andre’ Papillon, tenor; Dr. Robert Lynn, cello; Thomas Harber, piano; and Greg Otis, piano. The concert is free and open to the public.

The “A Heart for Missions” dinner will follow at 5:30 p.m. Those attending are invited to bring their valentine, a friend or the family... Read More...

Brat Pack concert to benefit therapy dog agency

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

An area non-profit agency, which provides registered dog handler teams to patients for the purpose of physical, occupational and psychological therapies, among others types, will be the recipient of a portion of the proceeds of a concert at Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center. Pets Assisting Well-Being and Success, aka PAWS INC., was established to share the scientifically proven positive benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy in education, healthcare, and other areas.

The concert stars the singing trio The Brat Pack. The act includes vocalists Chadd Michaels, Todd Frymier and Lindsey K... Read More...

HU to host 11th annual High School Art Ex

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

The Huntington University Art Department is hosting its 11th annual High School Art Exhibit from February 4 through February 16.

“This annual show allows area high school students an opportunity to exhibit their work in a professional setting where it can be observed by the public,” said Barb Michel, associate professor of art. “It also gives us a chance to acknowledge the work of area art teachers who aren’t recognized enough for their hard work and constant encouragement of creative endeavors.”

The show is judged by the department’s faculty and cash prizes will be awarded to students with winning artworks... Read More...

Lakeland Financial has record high net income

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

Lakeland Financial Corporation (Nasdaq Global Select/LKFN), parent company of Lake City Bank, today reported record high net income of $46.4 million for 2015, versus $43.8 million for 2014, an increase of 6%. Diluted net income per common share increased 5% to $2.75 for 2015, versus $2.61 for 2014. This per share performance also represents a record level for the company and its shareholders.

The company further reported record quarterly net income of $12.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2015, an increase of 11%, versus $11.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2014. Diluted net income per common share was $0... Read More...

$500,000 given for new campus Welcome Center

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

A $500,000 lead donation has been given to Huntington University by a generous trustee and will be allocated to start the construction of a new campus Welcome Center.

“For this donor, this is the largest gift they have ever made to HU and nearly doubles their lifetime giving,” said Vince Haupert, vice president for advancement. “Gifts of a lifetime like this often inspire others to also give sacrificially and set an example of generosity that should impact all of us to think more of others than ourselves.”

The 3,000-square-foot addition will be part of the Merillat Centre for the Arts and will house the university’s admissions office, support services and meeting spaces, and will feature state-of-the-art teleconferencing technology... Read More...

Parkview Family YMCA raffling a Jamis bicycle

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

The Parkview Huntington Family YMCA, 1160 W 500 N, will raffle off a new Jamis Trail X mountain bicycle. The bicycle was donated by Larry Buzzard, owner of Spokesmen Cycling in Huntington.

Tickets for the new bicycle are $5 each or seven for $20. The winner will be announced on Saturday, May 14 at Two EE’s Winery, 6808 N U.S. 24 E, following the second Annual YMCA Sock Soaker. You do not need to be present to win.

To purchase tickets, stop by the YMCA or online by clicking here... Read More...

JA Bowl-A-Thon raises $8,000 in Huntingto

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

Over 75 area community members and business leaders put on their bowling shoes and gathered together at Rainbow Lanes on Saturday, January 30 for the first annual “Achieve-a-Bowl,” a bowling fundraiser supporting Junior Achievement of Huntington County. These individuals had a great time while raising funds to continue the Junior Achievement programs serving Huntington County. Junior Achievement programs empower young people to own their future economic success by focusing on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy.

In large part, the “Achieve-a-Bowl” was made successful because of generous area businesses that sponsored the event and teams... Read More...

Parkview Hospital Guild announces new officers

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016

The Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild has announced its officers for 2016. The officers include Ann Malone, president; Louann White, vice president; Pat Hall, secretary; and Phyllis Pieper, treasurer.

Guild members operate the Parkview Huntington Hospital Gift Shop on a volunteer basis. Proceeds from the gift shop and popcorn sales support the guild’s efforts, in conjunction with the Parkview Huntington Foundation, to purchase equipment and other needs for the hospital and its programs.

Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild membership is open to any community resident who wants to support the work of the hospital and submits a $5 fee... Read More...

After Hours and ribbon cutting at new Annex

Posted: Friday, January 29, 2016

The Huntington County Commissioners held an After Hours and ribbon cutting at the new Huntington County Annex on Monday, January 25. A ribbon cutting took place at 4 p.m.

Several of the county employees assembled for the ribbon cutting and the Chamber After Hours to celebrate the opening of the newly remodeled Hiner Transport office into the Huntington County Annex. The annex building is located at 1350 S. Jefferson Street.

During the ribbon cutting, County Commissioner president Tom Wall introduced several of the individuals that were involved with putting together the annex with the plans beginning back in 2014... Read More...

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