Monday, January 21st, 2019

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...

Huntington Night at the Fort Wayne Komets

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

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...

Mayor Fetters to give the State of the City

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

The Chamber of Commerce will host a “State of the City” for 2019 event on Friday, February 1 with Mayor Brooks Fetters. The event will take place at Café of Hope beginning at 7:30 a.m. The Chamber will provide coffee for those attending.

Mayor Fetters plans to update Chamber members on several key initiatives that will be on the agenda for 2019. Mayor Fetters plans to talk to the group about accomplishments during 2018 and plans for 2019. This will all be followed by a question and answer session.

If you would like to attend this event, please reply to Read More...

Heritage Days looking for 2019 sponsor

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

Each year in June the Huntington Heritage Days Festival takes place and is sponsored by a business from the Huntington community. The business selected for this sponsorship is featured on each piece of information associated with Heritage Days and offers that business a tremendous opportunity to promote itself for approximately the three months prior to Heritage Days.

The sponsoring business reaches over 50,000 people with its name on the official logo: brochures, buttons, banners, news releases, social media and newspaper advertising. The sponsorship is determined by silent auction with a minimum bid of $1,500... Read More...

Free legal consultations scheduled for Monday

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

The Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana, in conjunction with the Indiana State Bar Association, will sponsor “Talk to a Lawyer Today,” a program to provide free legal consultations to those who cannot afford counsel, on Monday, January 21, at the LaFontaine Center, 208 W. State Street, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The program is held annually as a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While this program is geared toward low-income individuals, it is open to the public without regard to income. Attorneys will provide free 10 to 15-minute consultations to answer general questions and offer legal information... Read More...

Pathfinder Services welcomes Lemon to the board

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

Pathfinder Services, Inc., a comprehensive human and community development organization, headquartered in Huntington, welcomed one new board member to their board of directors in January. The new board member, Ryan Lemon, was elected to serve a three-year term at the Pathfinder Services annual meeting of the board of directors in November.

Lemon is the National Sales Manager for Sure-Trac by Novae, located in Markle, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University, Fort Wayne with an undergraduate degree in Organizational Communication, and later earned his Master of Business Administration from Indiana University, Fort Wayne... Read More...

Honeywell Center to host Bridal Spectacular

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

The Honeywell Center welcomes the Northeast Indiana Premier Bridal Spectacular on Sunday, February 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person. This event is sponsored locally by Ellen’s Dress and Bridal Boutique.

The Bridal Spectacular will exhibit Wabash area bridal vendors, such as bakeries, wedding photographers, florists and bridal dress shops. This event will provide soon-to-be brides in and around the area an opportunity to discover the wedding resources that are available to help them plan for that ‘special day.’

Tickets for the Northeast Indiana Premier Bridal Spectacular may be purchased at the Honeywell Foundation Box Office, Monday to Friday, from 8 a... Read More...

JA of Northern Indiana receives $100,000 grant

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

The Lincoln Financial Foundation has awarded Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana a $100,000 grant to support 2019 Junior Achievement Elementary Programming and the JA Finance Park.

The Elementary Economics programs teach students basic concepts of business and economics. The JA Finance Park program offers information and resources to middle and high school students to develop financial literacy and money management skills. Students use hands-on experiences to learn about budgets, retirement planning and savings.

The grant is part of Lincoln Financial Foundation’s annual $10 million investment in youth education programs... Read More...

Event to host Barron and Hadaway on February 8

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

A night of comedy and music to benefit the Roanoke Food Pantry will feature the hilarious combination of amazement and mirth from Magician and WBCL Radio personality Jim Barron. Singer Julie Hadaway will also perform as the opening entertainment. The show will be presented on Friday, February 8 at the Cottage Event Center in Roanoke, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.; singer Julie Hadaway takes the stage at 7:30 p.m.

Illusionist Jim Barron cites Doug Henning and Harry Blackstone Jr. as influential to his amusing style of prestidigitation. Among his more unusual feats are escaping a strait jacket at halftime of a Fort Wayne Freedom football game and correctly predicting the exact score of a Fort Wayne Wizards baseball game before the first pitch... Read More...

Honeywell adds new shows March 19, April 19

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

The Honeywell Center has added two new shows to its list of entertainment for 2019. They include the southern rock band Blackberry Smoke, performing in the Ford Theater on Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m., and the dueling pianos of Howl at the Moon, performing on Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Legacy Hall. Tickets for both shows will be on sale on January 16 at 10 a.m.

Blackberry Smoke will perform a series of stripped-down shows this spring as part of their newly confirmed “Break It Down Tour,” the band’s first-ever acoustic tour. The band will tour extensively throughout 2019 including a national headline tour – with upcoming performances in Dallas and Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, California,; Seattle, Washington; Nashville, Tennessee and more along with a series of shows in South America and several dates with Tedeschi Trucks Band this summer as part of their “Wheels of Soul Tour... Read More...

Warner to step down from Bippus State Bank

Posted: Friday, January 11, 2019

Changes are on the horizon among the leadership roles of the Bippus State Bank. Ryan Warner, left, the current President, will become the new Chairman of the Board upon the April 2019 retirement of the current chairman, Kenneth Rupley. Warner has held this position proudly for 32 years and although he is stepping down, he will remain in the position of CEO of The Bippus State Bank.

It has been announced that Eric Fawcett, right, currently Executive Vice President, will assume the position of the President of The Bippus State Bank. “Eric has been with the bank for 26 years, working in almost every capacity from compliance, to loan officer, to head of lending,” says Warner; “He is more than qualified to step into the role of President and continue the momentum the bank has created... Read More...

OCRA honors rural communities for efforts

Posted: Friday, January 11, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) are celebrating more than 70 rural communities. OCRA says the communities are receiving recognition for how they “collaboratively shaped and executed their vision for their communities in 2018.”

Mayor Brooks Fetters and Steve Kimmel, executive director of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, accepted the recognition at the Statehouse where $300,000 was awarded for the UB Block Building. The UB Block Building will house 37 market share apartments along with a Pathfinder Creative Arts Studio and the entrepreneurial program from Huntington University... Read More...

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