Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

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...

Meet the Chairman of the Chamber Board

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Ryan Lemon
Wholesale Division Sales Manager, Novae Corporation

* In business in this area for 12 years
* On the Chamber board for five years
* Member of the Chamber’s Industrial Development Committee
* Chairman of the Board

Why does he believe the Chamber is important to Huntington County?

“Our Chamber of Commerce delivers value added services, programs and events that create an environment where local business can prosper, professionals can enhance their development and the quality of life can improve for everyone in Huntington County... Read More...

Gerdau Huntington, Heritage Days 2017 sponsor

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce along with area organizations and businesses will celebrate Huntington Heritage Days Wednesday, June 14 through Sunday, June 18. The corporate sponsor of this year’s event is Gerdau Huntington Facility, 25 Commercial Road. Gerdau is one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world and the leading producer of long steel in the Americas.

Gerdau’s special steel North American division specializes in producing special bar quality (SBQ) steel for the automotive, commercial vehicle, agricultural and energy markets. The business offers its customers a wide array of heat treated and value-added processed products... Read More...

Warbirds on display, plane rides on June 18

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

World War II era warbirds will be on static display Sunday, June 18 at the Huntington Municipal Airport as part of the 2017 Heritage Days celebration. A T-Texan Warbird will also be available for paid rides from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The public is invited and a feed by the Civil Air Patrol will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A Young Eagles Rally will also be a part of the event at the airport on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This rally is sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 2 (EAA). It is part of a nationwide program that makes it possible for kids, age eight to 17, to have a free airplane ride, and introduce aviation to the youth of the nation... Read More...

Metzger selected as new leader of United Way

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

The United Way board of directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Kyle Metzger as the new president and CEO of the United Way of Huntington County. He will officially ‘take the reins’ as CEO on June 12.

Metzger lives in Huntington with his wife, Sharon, who is the executive director of Place of Grace, and their three-year-old son, Oliver. Metzger grew up in Findlay, Ohio and has a BA in Social Work and a MA in Peace Studies from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. Metzger worked previously at Pathfinder Services, Huntington University and most recently as Ministry Coordinator and Director of Operations at Love INC of Huntington County... Read More...

Town and Country Flowers receives award

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Town and Country Flowers and Gifts, 2807 Theater Avenue, was recently presented with the FTD Quality Star Award for its achievements in 2016. This important designation is only bestowed upon FTD Florists who hand-craft and deliver floral arrangements with excellent quality throughout the year.

Town and County Flowers is receiving the elite FTD Quality Star Award as a result of its commitment to outstanding customer satisfaction. Town and Country Flowers is a member of the trusted network of floral experts who are counted on to deliver millions of beautiful, hand-crafted bouquets every year to help customers celebrate life’s most memorable moments... Read More...

Kids Kampus celebrates Head Start’s birthday

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Pathfinder Kids Kampus is joining the National Head Start Association (NHSA) to celebrate Head Start’s 52nd birthday by kicking-off Community Reading Day. Across the country, 1,400 local Head Start programs are hosting community reading day celebrations featuring visits from local officials and community leaders to read to children.

“We are proud to offer Early Head Start programming here at Pathfinder Kids Kampus and are happy to celebrate Head Start’s birthday with Mayor Brooks Fetters today,” said Loretta Mottram, interim administrator at Pathfinder Kids Kampus... Read More...

HU’s Haupert Institute adds animal science

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Huntington University and the Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies have announced that the animal science program has added its first faculty member, Dr. Jessica Baggerman. Dr. Baggerman will join its faculty as Assistant Professor of Agriculture and will teach animal science and animal production courses.

“Dr. Baggerman is a great addition to HU. She brings to our growing Ag program a high level of proficiency in animal science. Her teaching abilities and her experience in a cutting-edge research program will multiply our efforts at the Haupert Institute to educate and train future Ag leaders and Ag teachers,” stated Dr... Read More...

Local law firm award three scholarships

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

The Huntington County law firm of Bowers, Brewer, Garrett & Wiley, LLP, has announced the winners of their 2017 educational scholarships. Nolan Betterly, Kayci Clark and Jami Norwood received scholarships to be used toward their continuing education.

Nolan Betterly is the son of Ken and Anne Betterly, Huntington, and will be majoring in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management at Indiana University. Betterly has been active at Huntington North High School in golf, basketball, National Honor Society, Student Athletic Board, school WVSH broadcasts and Junior Vikings Basketball Camp... Read More...

Dream Center graduates first women's resident

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Janet Baggett, a disciple of the Indiana Dream Center, is the first woman to complete the organization’s Women’s Home program. The Dream Center’s discipleship homes exist to serve men and women that are actively searching for a new life by providing them with tools, services and housing.

Baggett came to the Dream Center in October of 2016 from Florida. From the age of 13, she struggled with drug and alcohol addiction. In and out of rehab, she thought she had beaten her addiction before relapsing again. Her parents have been together for over 60 years and have prayed for her for a very long time... Read More...

Family LifeCare hosting empowering series

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

As part of Family LifeCare’s 20th anniversary celebration, they are hosting a series to help empower caregivers in the surrounding communities. Throughout 2017 they presented four major topics. All presentations are free and open to the community and will be held at 6 p.m.

At Bluffton Regional Medical Center, 303 S. Main Street, 4th floor in the Conference Rooms 401 and 402, Bluffton. June 14: Janelle Ohlemiller, social worker, will present “How Do I Talk about What I Want … Let Alone What They Want.” September 12: Jesse Hawbaker, registered nurse, will present “Caregiving: Nuts and Bolts of Caring for My Loved One... Read More...

Victory Noll Sisters celebrating Jubilees in 2017

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Seven members of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters are celebrating Jubilees in 2017. Six will be honored with a special Mass May 24 at Archbishop Noll Memorial Chapel at Victory Noll.

Sister John Francis Radler, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will celebrate 80 years as a Victory Noll Sister. Her ministry work has taken her to California, Indiana, Washington D.C, Arizona, Wisconsin and Ohio.

Sister John Francis entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on March 12, 1938, and made first vows on August 5, 1940. In 1946, she received her certificate of completion from the National School of Catholic Social services and this began her journey of social work... Read More...

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