Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Featured: Heritage Days Brochure for 2019

Posted: Monday, May 27, 2019

Welcome to the site for information about Huntington Heritage Days 2019. The attached brochure includes the activities for this year's event which runs from Wednesday, June 19 to Sunday, June 23. Heritage Days 2019 is sponsored by Gerdau Huntington Facility.

For a complete listing of this year's activities and special offers included on the brochure, click here.

Heritage Days sponsor: Gerdau Huntington

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

Members of the Heritage Days Steering Committee met with representatives from Gerdau Huntington Facility, which is the sponsor of Heritage Days 2019, on Thursday, June 13, at Gerdau, 25 Commercial Road. Heritage Days will take place Wednesday, June 19, through Sunday, June 23, with the theme, The ’60s: “Yesterday.”

The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Rich Card, plant manager, and Kendall Mickley, controller, for their generous sponsorship of this year’s Heritage Days. The contribution of the yearly sponsor of Heritage Days makes the festivities and events possible... Read More...

TCC Verizon Authorized Wireless Retailer opens

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

Round Room LLC, the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Wireless Retailer, announced the opening of its newly relocated TCC store in Huntington, located at 233 Hauenstein Road.

TCC offers guests the ultimate experience in interactivity while shopping for wireless devices, accessories and home solutions, and is designed as a destination for guests to get hands-on experience with the latest wireless devices.

TCC hosted a grand opening event on Friday, June 7 for the Huntington community, and partnered with New Life Ministries and the Huntington County Humane Society, donating $750 to each organization to help support and further their missions... Read More...

Funds needed to rebuild Merry Christmas wreath

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

The “Merry Christmas” wreath that shines over Sunken Gardens during the Christmas lighting of Sunken Gardens and Shakespeare Gardens is being refurbished soon. The wreath has been removed from its current location, and its framework will be rebuilt by Huntington Sheet Metal.

A fund has been established with the Huntington County Community Foundation to receive donations to help pay for the wreath’s re-creation, although exact costs are not yet known. A community fundraising effort has begun toward a wreath with a new, lightweight frame and red, green and white energy efficient LED lights... Read More...

Eric Clancy Jazz to provide music for JeFFFest

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

This year’s JeFFFest, the family-friendly event presented by the LaFontaine Arts Council and Four Corners Custom Framing, will be held Sunday, June 23 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Jefferson Street in downtown Huntington.

Eric Clancy Jazz will once again provide the music for the evening. Vocalists Shannon Persinger and Todd Harrell will join the ensemble. The music portion of the evening is sponsored by the following Edward Jones Associates including Scott Atkinson, Jim Ditzler, Adam Harris, Nicole Johnson, Chad Lippe, Trent McBride, John Nelson and Jim Scheiber.

Local and area food vendors will offer taste-size portions of their wares for purchase... Read More...

Small business workshop to be held on July 16

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

Expert business mentors from SCORE Northeast Indiana will present a free workshop on July 16 about starting a small business. The workshop is being coordinated by the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, a SCORE branch office, and will be held at the Huntington City-Township Public Library from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The workshop will feature five SCORE mentors each with many years of business experience ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small single proprietorships. Topics covered in the two-hour workshop will include Myths and Realities of Entrepreneurship, What’s in a Business Plan, Legal Business Structures and Financial Tools and How to Put It All Together... Read More...

Gordmans to hold grand opening on June 27

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

The Goody’s store will soon be replaced by sister apparel and home decor retailer Gordmans, a part of Stage Stores’ community of stores. The new store will be located in the former Goody’s space at 2092 N. Jefferson Street in the Huntington Plaza.

Gordmans will hold a grand opening celebration beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 27, at 9 a.m. performed by the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce. During the grand opening, Gordmans will present a $1,000 check to Huntington North High School.

The community is invited to attend the ribbon cutting, joining city and Chamber representatives in welcoming the new store, one of 36 new Gordmans stores opening this month across the country... Read More...

Forks of the Wabash Uncorked is July 12

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

The Huntington Area Recreational Trails Association and Historic Forks of the Wabash are teaming up to present the fourth annual Forks of the Wabash Uncorked fundraiser on Friday, July 12, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The event will feature libations from six wineries, two cider companies and six breweries.

Guests will have the opportunity to sample from each of the various vendors, and then purchase wines and beers featured during the evening. There will be several area food trucks on hand to purchase from including Alto Grado Pizza, Fork & Fiddle, Sol Kitchen and Whip & Chill.

A silent auction will also be held during the evening... Read More...

Tribute band ‘Killer Queen’ set for performance

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

Radio station 101.9 ROCKS will welcome Killer Queen – The Premier Tribute to Queen when it pays homage to Queen and the late Freddie Mercury on Saturday, July 13 at the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater. Corporate sponsorship for Killer Queen is provided by Lowden Jewelers. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. performance are $29, $39 and $75.

Killer Queen formed back in 1993. Their first public shows were at London University, following in the footsteps of the real Queen who had played their first shows there 21 years earlier.

Lead singer Patrick Myers said, “It’s been an amazing journey... Read More...

Yoga in the Garden, Stir-fry, at Purdue Extension

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

Helping Hands Community Garden has some upcoming events for the public. Saturday, June 22 will be Yoga in the Garden, a continuation of our Saturdays in the Garden, occurring on the fourth Saturday of each month through October. There will be two classes, the first one at 10 a.m., and the second at 11 a.m. The cost will be $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under. This is for beginners and seasoned yoga enthusiasts alike.

On Monday, June 24, Purdue Extension will be hosting a Stir-fry cooking class. Participants will learn how to make a stir-fry meal using fresh vegetables from the garden, find out how to grow their own stir-fry garden and make a stir-fry freezer meal to take home... Read More...

Huntington, Markle libraries to hosting sessions

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

The Huntington and Markle libraries will host two Try It Together craft sessions this summer. The goal of the Try It Together series is to bring adults together to create fun art projects with other members in the community. The first session will be held Monday, June 17 at 6 p.m. at the Markle Branch Library and Tuesday, June 18 at 6 p.m. at the Huntington Main library.

Those who attend will get to try their hand at painting a galaxy using fun paint techniques. The second session will take place Monday, July 15 at 6 p.m. at the Markle Library and Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m. at the Huntington Library... Read More...

Warren Downtown MarketPlace on Thursdays

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

The Warren Downtown MarketPlace, a farmers market and craft/art vendor event, has begun and will continue on Thursday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. Weather permitting, the MarketPlace will continue throughout the summer in downtown Warren at the Riverside Park.

This event is sponsored by Historic Warren Inc., an Indiana Main Street committee. There is no charge to be a vendor and anyone who has home-grown produce or creative talents are invited to display them at the MarketPlace. Any person or group who would like to display their talents on the stage during the MarketPlace may schedule with Jessica Sunderman by calling (260) 468-8398... Read More...

Lake City offering Financial Wellness Program

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019

In today’s market of nearly full employment, attracting and retaining good employees can be complicated. When creating the benefit package that will lure the right people for the job, the cost-benefit analysis of what to include is difficult.

Why don’t you let Lake City Bank help you check a benefit off your list for free? Lake City Bank’s Financial Wellness Partner Program enables you to help your employees improve their financial wellness through hands-on workshops taught at your business by Lake City Bank team members.

You provide the space to hold the workshops, and Lake City provides the instructor and all the materials needed to teach them... Read More...

Volunteers needed for IBSA Goalball, Judo

Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019

The 2019 IBSA Goalball and Judo International Qualifiers will be held in Fort Wayne, Indiana at Turnstone. This event serves as a qualifier for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan for competing Para Judo and Goalball athletes. Over 400 athletes and 40 countries will be represented in what will be Fort Wayne’s largest international sport event to date.

A link to sign up to volunteer can be found here. Individuals can sign up for positions to assist with event operations from registration, dining hall assistants, crowd control, classification, weigh-ins, anti-doping, judging, ambassadors and more... Read More...

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