Sunday, December 9th, 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...

Honeywell’s annual Winter Bash draws near

Posted: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Calling all kids! Winter Bash, the Honeywell Foundation’s annual “geared-for-fun” event, will take place Wednesday and Thursday, January 2 and 3, at various Honeywell Foundation venues including the Honeywell Center, the Dr. James Ford Home and the Charley Creek Gardens.

All activities are free and open to the public. Lead sponsorship for Winter Bash is provided by Terrell Realty Group, LLC. Associate sponsor is Advance America.

Winter Bash is a great way for students to enjoy and liven up their winter break by attending these fun-filled days: Free movies at the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater on January 2 and 3... Read More...

Huntington Night at the Komets is February 15

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce invites you to join the community for Huntington Night at the Fort Wayne Komets. The event will take place on Friday, February 15 at the Fort Wayne Coliseum. The game begins at 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $15 each.

Join us for a night out with your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers or employees while we watch the Fort Wayne Komets battle the Adirondack Thunder. Get an exclusive discounted rate with this special ticket offer while the ticket supplies last. Booth rental space for businesses is available on a first come, first serve basis.

If you would like to join the fun with this event, purchase your tickets and select your seats by clicking Read More...

Huntington North offers Work Ethic Certification

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Viking PRIDE, a Work Ethic Certification program, was implemented this year by the Huntington County Community School Corporation. For students to qualify and to earn this certification, the student must meet and/or exceed in nine different categories.

The program began this year after the local business community expressed their needs in the workplace. Local employers have mentioned that students coming out of high school are not adept at the soft skills needed to succeed in today’s work environment. Students do not always understand what it takes to be a good employee and what employers look for in hiring an individual to do a job... Read More...

Boost Mobile opens with ribbon cutting

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Boost Mobile and Motivated Wireless officially opened in Huntington on Tuesday, December 4, with a ribbon cutting. Boost Mobile is located at 1268 S. Jefferson Street, and Motivated Wireless is open next door at 1272 S. Jefferson Street. Both stores are located in the S. Jefferson Street shopping plaza.

Boost Mobile offers their Boost Mobile service, accessories, Xfinity prepaid internet and payments. Both stores offer four lines for $100 and unlimited data. According to store management, they can fix about any cell phone, iPad and many other pieces of electronic equipment. The store also offers new and used cell phones for purchase... Read More...

United Way celebrates 15 years of 2-1-1

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

United Way 2-1-1 celebrated its 15th anniversary on November 15. The resource and information referral center has been an integral part of the Northeast Indiana region since 2003, answering more than half a million calls, offering not only resources but also hope to millions of people in our region.

2-1-1 is a national dialing code for free, confidential 24-hour access to health and human services, such as housing, shelter, food, legal aid, clothing, counseling, utility assistance, health care, transportation and more. Community Navigators are trained to identify callers’ needs and determine what agency or program will best meet their needs... Read More...

United Way funded partner applications now open

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

The United Way of Huntington County is now accepting applications from all 501(c)3 organizations that serve Huntington County who have a role to play in enhancing the quality of life for all in Huntington County in the areas of education, health and wellness and financial stability.

This is an annual, open and competitive process where funds are allocated toward one or more of the areas. All organizations must be able to demonstrate how they plan to produce outcomes in one or more of the issue areas, and take part in transforming the community based on the metrics developed by the United Way board of directors... Read More...

Honeywell Center welcomes Ann Wilson of Heart

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

101.9 ROCKS will welcome rock band artist Ann Wilson, the powerful voice and frontwoman of rock band Heart, to the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater as she makes her debut performance on Thursday, December 27 at 7:30 p.m. Sponsorship is provided by BCR CPA Group.

Wilson’s solo tour is the next step of her journey, where the present meets the past and joins the timeless. All the songs that make up the essence of Ann Wilson will be on display including Heart songs, songs from her solo projects, and songs that have influenced and inspired Ann throughout her life.

Musicians on board for the Ann Wilson Of Heart tour include Craig Bartock on guitar, Heart member for a dozen years who also performed in the Ann Wilson Thing for two years from San Francisco; Andy Stoller on bass, an Ann Wilson Thing member for two years from Seattle and Denny Fongheiser on drums and percussion, Heart member in the 1990’s for two years from Los Angeles... Read More...

Evangelical Christmas Choir to present concert

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Evangelical Community Christmas Choir will be presenting the Christmas musical Christmas Is in the Heart, Sharing the Joy of God with Us, on Thursday, December 13 and Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, December 16 at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. All performances are at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Road. This is the sixth Christmas musical that the community choir will be performing.

The musical was created by Kenna Turner West, Dale Mathews and Steve W. Mauldin. Christmas Is in the Heart captures the sights and sounds of Christmas that are all around us – the singing of carols, and the lighting of the Christmas tree... Read More...

TCU provides $2,500 grant to Parkview YMCA

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Teachers Credit Union (TCU) has provided a $2,500 grant from its Foundation to benefit the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. TCU district manager Sandy Seacott joined service center manager Gwen Burns in presenting the funds to Ben Davis, president and CEO for the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA.

The grant was provided in support of the YMCA’s kindergarten readiness program that benefits children ages 2 to 5. Through the program, curriculum is thematically organized to integrate learning across language and literacy, math, science, character building and physical activity. The intention is to ensure that the children are fully prepared to enter kindergarten... Read More...

Historic Forks announces Christmas winners

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Historic Forks of the Wabash has announced the winners of the Christmas at the Forks tree and wreath decorating contest. The event was held on December 1 and 2.

The Master Gardeners of Huntington County were the overall winner garnering the most votes at the two-day event. After the votes for the crowd favorite were counted, voting tickets were drawn to determine the recipients of each tree.

Businesses decorated the trees and wreaths on display both days. Through the purchase of tickets, winners were chosen by drawing and announced on Sunday afternoon.

Winners of the wreaths include: first place, Community Link Federal Credit Union won by Grant A... Read More...

First Federal ranked Top 3 in NE Indiana

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

First Federal Savings Bank has been selected as one of the top three Best Banks in Northeast Indiana for 2018. This award was announced in the Tenth Anniversary Edition of the Fort Wayne Reader’s Choice Awards presented by the Fort Wayne Newspapers.

Michael Zahn, president, and CEO of First Federal Savings Bank comments, “This recognition is a testament of the hard work our team puts in each day,” he continues, “We are thankful for the opportunity to serve our customers and our communities.”

First Federal Savings Bank has been in business in Northeast Indiana for over 100 years with offices in Fort Wayne, Huntington and Warsaw... Read More...

PHH receives major gift from hospital guild

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Parkview Huntington Hospital and Parkview Huntington Foundation leaders announced a major gift from the Huntington County Medical Society in support of the hospital’s new wound care and expanded rehab facility. Leaders are announcing a second major gift – this time, from the Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild.

On November 8, the board of the guild voted unanimously to approve a monetary gift that will substantially aid purchases of specialized equipment for what will be known as the Holly D. Sale Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. In addition, the guild will invest in naming rights for the Center’s ADL (Activities of Daily Living) lab, and establish two funds to continue the guild’s history of promoting healthcare education and skills advancement... Read More...

The Desk & Copy Stop, Business of the Month

Posted: Friday, November 30, 2018

The Desk and Copy Stop, 434 N. Jefferson Street, was named Chamber Business of the Month for December by the Huntington County Chamber Ambassadors. We at the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce send our congratulations to owners Dave and Ann Wasmuth for their 39 years of service to the Huntington community.

The Chamber Ambassadors selected The Desk & Copy Stop for their long standing relationship with the Chamber and their relationship with the community. The Desk & Copy Stop is here to serve the local business community with all its business supplies such as office needs, furniture, copiers and supplies, rubber stamps, quick printing, computer repair and more... Read More...

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