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Chamber attends Chamber Day at the Statehouse

Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce participated in the Chamber Day at the Statehouse on Tuesday, February 9. Eight people from the area joined the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce for the trip to Indianapolis.

A motor coach ride provided by the Regional Chamber of Commerce transported those attending the event. The Huntington County delegation met the motor coach at the I-69 and State Road 5 exit.

First on the morning agenda was a visit to the Senate Chambers at the Statehouse where the delegation met with Anthony Mitson and Matt Bell, lobbyists from Catalysts Public Affairs Group for the Regional Chamber of Commerce. The delegation then heard from State Senator Travis Holdman and State Senate Pro Tempore David Long.

The delegation moved on to the Hyatt where lunch was served and the group was welcomed by Speaker of the House, Brian Bosma. Victor Smith, Secretary of Commerce for the State of Indiana, and Kevin Brinegar, president and CEO of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, then spoke to the group. The delegation then walked across the street to the Indiana State Library where Gov. Mike Pence addressed the crowd. After hearing from the governor, the group traveled back to the Statehouse and was addressed by Glenda Ritz, Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Indiana. The group returned from a full day back in Warren around 6 p.m.

Shown in the photo from left are Darren Renier, Misty Ryan, Community Development Corporation; Brian Prince, Norm Prince, Local Solutions Group; John Niederman, Pathfinder Services; Steve Kimmel, Huntington County Chamber of Commerce; Lisa Smith, Ivy Tech; and Terry Miller, Real Living Ness Bros.