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Vigo County Public Library receives Indiana Library Federation’s 2017 Programming Award TERRE HAUTE, IN – Indiana Library Federation named Vigo County Public Library as the recipient of the 2017 Programming Award. The award honors and recognizes one library system or branch of a library system in Indiana that has successfully provided ongoing, innovative and diverse programming designed to meet its community’s needs. Vigo County Public Library Executive Director Kristi Howe and Public Relations Manager Elizabeth Scamihorn accepted the award at the Indiana Library Federation Annual...

Special thanks to the United Way for today's guest blog. Read below for more information on the organization's new initiative.  Who Needs Volunteers? Volunteering your valuable time is one of the most impactful ways you can get involved in our community.  The United Way of the Wabash Valley is working to make that experience easier for everyone. Our organization is in the process of launching a new volunteer website: Volunteer Wabash Valley.  The website will work to bridge the gap between organizations with needs and...

With a jam packed schedule, attendees were busy during the first day of the 2017 Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce DC Fly-In, but did have a chance to send short recaps and notes from their visits. Check out a recap below. Senator Todd Young Accomplishments since taking office: Human Resources - getting people into important judicial positions Repealed major regulations - mining of surface coal Working to update authorization to take military action against ISIS - currently operating under 2001 guidelines Visiting distressed zip codes...

Chamber, Local Business Leaders Complete First Day in DC It’s one of the most highly attended and highly scheduled Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce DC Fly-Ins in recent years and Wednesday morning the 13 government and business leaders didn’t waste any time getting started. By the time many people back at home were rolling into the office, the group - including Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett – had already touched down in Washington DC. With nearly every minute of the trip scheduled to maximize time...

Terre Haute Chamber to Host Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb Terre Haute, IN – The Terre Haute Chamber will host Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb for a luncheon with its membership on Tuesday, November 28. The event will be held at the Sycamore Banquet Center on the campus of Indiana State University. The event is open to all Chamber members. Tables of eight are $400 and individual tickets are $55 each. Supporting sponsors are also available, including a table of eight, for $1,000 each. Registration available at www.terrehautechamber.com. “As...

“Dentistry Just For Kids” and Orthodontics hosts Halloween Candy Buy Back to support U.S. Soldiers serving Overseas Terre Haute, Indiana- October 26, 2017- "Dentistry Just For Kids" and Orthodontics hosts 2nd Annual Candy Buy Back event from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 2nd. The event will be held at the pediatric dental office, located at 1107 Ohio Street and is open to the community. The Dental Team will be buying your unopened Halloween Candy for $1 per pound to donate to U.S....

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger, Dr. Sharma of Digestive Health Associates. Dr. Sharma has created an employee and employer health questionnaire.    Colonoscopy Cancer Screening Questionnaire   Do you currently smoke tobacco? YES/NO (circle) If yes, approximately how many packs per day? _____ If yes, approximately for how many year? _____ Do you currently drink alcohol? YES/NO (circle) If yes, approximately how many drinks per week? ______ Are you between the ages of 50-85? YES/NO (circle) If not,...

Salvation Army Seeking Bellringers, Adopt A Family Sponsors for Upcoming Christmas Season; Christmas Assistance Applicatons now being accepted. The Salvation Army of Vigo County is current seeking bellringers (paid and volunteer) for the upcoming Red Kettle Fund-raiser and Adopt a Family Sponsors. Red Kettle Bellringers Since 1891, The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Fundraiser has been a key componenet to our fundraising strategy to better serve every community we are in during Christmas and all year long.  The Salvation Army of Vigo County is currently recruiting...

  CODA discloses shelter location Policy change reflects national trend TERRE HAUTE (Oct. 1, 2017) — The Council on Domestic Abuse (CODA) is ending its policy of keeping secret the location of its emergency shelter. The policy change, recommended by the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is in line with more than half of the state’s domestic violence shelters that also make their locations known to the public. The location of CODA’s shelter is 26 South 17th Street in Terre Haute. Primarily serving residents of...

Ambassador Spotlight The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize one of our great Ambassadors for the month of September. Member: James Stolt Business: Overhead Door Company of Terre Haute Tell us about your business/organization. Overhead Door Company of Terre Haute was established as part of the W.J. Giffel Company in 1929 and has been serving the Wabash Valley since. Today, Overhead Door Company of Terre Haute sells and services residential, commercial and industrial overhead sectional and rolling steel doors and operators, along...