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Packnett to speak at HU foundation dinner

Posted: Friday, September 24, 2010

Huntington University’s annual foundation dinner will be held September 27 at 6 p.m. in the upper level of Habecker Dining Commons on the campus of Huntington University. A reception will begin the evening at 5:30 p.m. Parkview Health’s president and CEO Michael Packnett will be the featured speaker at the dinner.

Packnett will speak about Vision 2020, an initiative aimed at improving northeast Indiana by the year 2020. Foundations, business leaders, educators, and government entities have come together to develop immediate and long-term strategies for improving the economic vitality of the 10-county northeast Indiana region involved in Vision 2020 through improved infrastructure, businesses, education, and the general quality of life for residents.

The 2010 Distinguished Service Award of the Huntington University Foundation will also be awarded at the annual dinner. The award will recognize an individual or organization that embodies the principles associated with the mission of Huntington University. Recipients embrace the university’s beliefs, serve as effective role models for students, and are honored for the contributions they make to the Huntington County community.

Contact Barb Baker at 359-4069 by September 21 to register for the evening or e-mail There is a cost for the dinner and reservations may be made per person or for tables of eight.