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Central Apartments holds ribbon cutting

Posted: Friday, December 2, 2011

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce along with Central Apartments, LifeStream Services, Inc. and Quality Housing Development held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, November 30. The event took place at the apartment complex with a crowd of over sixty persons attending. Steve Kimmel, executive director, Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the crowd to the apartment building.

Ken Adkins, president, LifeStream Services, Inc. and Quality Housing Development, gave an overview of the project and a little about the history of the building and the project itself. Other speakers included Mayor Steve Updike; Tracey Shafer, superintendent, Huntington County Community School Corporation; Brooks Fetters, city council district representative and mayor-elect; Ron Ross, architect for the project and John Maxwell, president and owner of Maxwell Construction, the company completing the renovation.

The apartment complex is geared for those individuals 55 and over and rooms come in a variety of sizes. The smallest room is 702 square feet. all the way up to the largest at 1,412 square feet. The apartment complex has thirty-five apartments and currently twenty-one are leased. Tours were given to all in attendance and cookies and beverages were provided by Vicki Shepherd, administrator, and Belinda Clancy of Markle Health and Rehabilitation of Markle.

For more information or a tour of the facility, call Charlotte Center, manager at (260) 356-6460. To see more photos of Central Apartments click this link: http://huntingtoncountychamber.com/gallery/central-apartments.html

Shown in the photo at left, front row, Mark Wickersham, executive director, Huntington County Economic Development; John Maxwell, president and owner, Maxwell Construction; Ron Ross, architect for the project; Ken Adkins, president, LifeStream and Quality Housing Development; Chris Smith, job superintendent, Maxwell Construction; Charlotte Center, manager, Central Apartments and Mayor Steve Updike. Second row from left, Brynn Keplinger, assistant director, Huntington Countywide Department of Community Development; Jack Slusser, city council; Nate Schacht, director, Huntington Countywide Department of Community Development; Steve Kimmel, executive director, Huntington County Chamber of Commerce; Brooks Fetters, city council and mayor-elect; Tracey Shafer, superintendent, Huntington County Community School Corporation, Shad Paul, building commissioner, Huntington Countywide Department of Community Development; Shirley Powell and Barry Cochran, Huntington Board of Works.