Monday, April 27th, 2015

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, including Different Stages and 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...


Chamber to hold Customer Service Seminar

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce will host its spring Lunch n’ Learn on Tuesday, May 12. The title of this seminar is called “How to Put the Cherry on Top,” and will focus on the importance of customer service. It will take place at the Horace Mann Educational Center, 2485 Waterworks Road, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Holly Sale, the director of rehabilitation and wellness, and expert in service excellence from Parkview Huntington Hospital, will be the presenter. She will discuss the importance of work performance and will take attendees “back to basics” with customer service... Read More...



PHH recognizes volunteers for their service

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

Parkview Huntington Hospital honored 130 hospital volunteers during its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, April 15. The meal was served by the Parkview Huntington Hospital Leadership team in gratitude for the volunteers’ commitment to the hospital. The theme of this year’s celebration was “Dining with the Stars” in conjunction with celebrating the hospital’s 15th anniversary.

Volunteers were recognized for 17,123 hours of service in 2014. Milestone Hour honorees received certificates and pins distinguishing their achievements. Among these individuals, top honorees for their cumulative volunteer hours at the hospital included: Charlotte Campbell, 13,500 hours; Margaret Aufdenkampe, 8,500 hours; Margi Hunnicutt, 6,500 hours; Carol Snowden, 4,500 hours and Marian Linhart, 3,000 hours... Read More...



Tornquist, Barron featured in comedy show

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

A night of comedy to benefit the Roanoke Food Pantry will not only feature the many voices of Impressionist Craig Tornquist but also a hilarious combination of amazement and mirth from Magician and WBCL Radio personality Jim Barron. Billed by as “All You Can Laugh for Ten Dollars,” the show will be presented on Friday, May 15 at The Cottage Event Center in Roanoke, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Illusionist Barron takes the stage at 7:30 p.m.

Headlining the lineup is Comedian-Impressionist Craig Tornquist. A man of many voices, Tornquist will perform a family-friendly show featuring a variety of celebrity impersonations including Elvis, Kermit the Frog, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Sammy Davis Jr... Read More...



Heritage Days Bed Race needs beds, racers

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

The Heritage Days Bed Race will be held Saturday, June 20 along with the Hot Air Balloon Launch and Glow and Car Show at Huntington North High School. The Bed Race is open to any interested participants with a $25 entry fee. Sponsors are Juergens Do-It-Best, Barlow Appliances and Johnson Quik Lube.

Entry forms are available at the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce office, 305 Warren Street, or online at www.huntingtoncountychamber.com. Entry forms along with the $25 fee are due back to the Chamber by Friday, June 12. No professional race beds will be permitted in the race... Read More...



Dyson and Frederick named Lilly runners-up

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

Kristen Dyson, left, and Kylie Frederick, right, members of the Huntington North High School Class of 2015, have been named as Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship finalists for Huntington County. As such, both will receive $1,500 scholarships for each of their four years of undergraduate study provided by the Huntington County Community Foundation.

Dyson is the daughter of Deborah and Roger Dyson of Huntington. She will be attending the University of Indianapolis majoring in psychology with plans to earn a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy and follow a career as an occupational therapist... Read More...



Diversified Services now open for business

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

CGB Diversified Services has been an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries since 1970. Today, CGB Diversified Services operates a global enterprise overseeing a diverse family of businesses that provide an array of services for producers and logistics services for a global base of customers. The combination of their assets provides a growing organization that is over 40 years strong.

According to their website, CGB provides an array of services for producers, from buying, storing, selling and shipping of the crop, to financing and risk management... Read More...



Alcohol use by persons under 21, health concern

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

Alcohol use by persons under age 21 is a major public health problem. It is extremely dangerous - both to the individual and to society, and is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, legal problems, abuse of other drugs and death from alcohol poisoning. Drinking is more harmful to teens than adults.

Teen brains are still developing until the individual’s mid-20s. Drinking during this critical growth period can lead to lifelong damage in brain function, particularly as it relates to memory, motor skills and coordination.

Alcohol is the number one drug of choice for America’s youth, and is more likely to kill young people than all illegal drugs combined... Read More...



First quarter earnings steady at 1st Source

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ:SRCE), parent company of 1st Source Bank, today announced net income of $13.51 million for the first quarter of 2015 compared to $13.63 million reported in the first quarter a year ago. Diluted net income per common share for the first quarter of 2015 was $0.56, up 1.82% over the $0.55 in the first quarter of 2014.

At its April 2015 meeting, the board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.18 per common share. The cash dividend is payable on May 15, 2015 to shareholders of record on May 5, 2015.

Christopher J. Murphy, III, chairman and chief executive officer, commented, “We saw solid growth in our deposits this quarter as we continue to add new client relationships throughout the bank... Read More...



HU's online programs recognized for affordability

Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

OnlineColleges.net has recognized Huntington University’s online programs as among the most affordable in Indiana. HU is ranked number 14 on the list of 25 schools.

“In a time when Americans are questioning the cost of higher education, it is truly an honor to receive this recognition,” said Julie Goetz, HU’s director of graduate and professional programs. “Huntington University strives to hold costs down while ensuring that the quality of the education we provide remains high.”

The rankings were compiled using data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)... Read More...



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