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Jim Scheiber selected as the 46th Chief

Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014

The 46th Annual Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe Breakfast was held Thursday morning, June 19 at the LaFontaine Golf Club with 104 people in attendance. Jim Scheiber, financial advisor for Edward Jones in Huntington, was named the 2014 Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe in recognition of his contributions to Huntington County.

Scott Trauner, owner, The TAB, served as master of ceremonies and welcomed the group to the breakfast. Mayor Brooks Fetters led the group in the pledge of allegiance and Father Ron Rieder gave the invocation. A breakfast buffet was served compliments of Kim’s Katered Affair.

Steve Kimmel, executive director of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce, thanked Markle Health & Rehabilitation for their sponsorship of this year’s Heritage Days, spoke about the events and thanked the Chamber staff, the steering committee and all those involved. He said that Huntington is blessed that organizations in the community also take part in putting on activities. Kimmel concluded with, “I believe we have events this year that will allow everyone to find something they enjoy.”

The Little Miss Heritage Days pageant was held Wednesday evening, June 18. The new Little Miss Heritage Days, Corinne Martz, and the Junior Miss Heritage Days, Emily Spencer, were introduced and the past chiefs were recognized.

Darlene Stanley, 2013 Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe and owner of Johnson Junction, then introduced Scheiber and presented him with the plaque as the newest Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe. The breakfast was concluded with Scheiber reading the proclamation to “let the games begin” as Huntington County celebrates the 51st Anniversary of Heritage Days.

Shown in the photo at left are Jim Scheiber, financial advisor with Edward Jones, who was selected as the 46th Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe, accepting his plaque from 2013 Chief Darlene Stanley, owner of Johnson Junction.