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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...

THEATER 7 PRESENTS Withdrawn by Tim Dick TERRE HAUTE, Ind. –  Theater 7 will present the inaugural installment of their first Light Series, Withdrawn, on September 21st in The Velvet Room at the Terre Haute Brewing Company. "Withdrawn" is a one-act play written by Tim Dick, a graduate of Indiana State University. Theater 7 was introduced to the Wabash Valley during the summer of 2016. The company is united by their focus on delivering an uplifting theater experience that showcases diversity, simplicity of set and...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Rev. Clark Cowden as our guest blogger. Rev. Clark has been hosting a number of Community Brainstorming Sessions. The next is planned for September 21, 2017. Friends and Colleagues, Last year we tried an experiment.  We hosted two Community Brainstorming Sessions here at the Emmanuel Methodist Church as a way to try to bring people together across the West Vigo Community to talk about ways we can work together to strengthen the fabric of our...

Local TV stations WTWO and WAWV, along with the Salvation  Army Terre Haute, are hosting a donation and supply drive on Wednesday, September 5. Volunteers will be at Baesler's Market in Terre Haute and Sullivan beginning at 5:30am. DLC Media is also collecting donations at their radio stations in Rockville and Brazil. For more information on needed supplies visit http://www.mywabashvalley.com/helping-houston

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Captain Jason Schaal from the Salvation Army to the community! Learn more about Captain Schaal and The Salvation Army below. And don't forget... Red Kettle season is coming up! 1. Tell us a little about the Salvation Army and the work you do.   The Salvation Army has been serving Terre Haute and the greater Wabash Valley since 1888. Overall, the Salvation Army is a Christian Organization and an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church...

The Salvation Army providing liason, crews on standby JACKSON, MS (August 28, 2017) – As forecasts for Tropical Storm Harvey predict the future path the storm may take, The Salvation Army stands ready in Louisiana and neighboring states. The Louisiana Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is now monitoring Harvey 24 hours a day. The Salvation Army Division Liaison Coordinator, Bill Feist, will deploy to the EOC tomorrow to coordinate with state and non-governmental organizations to identify opportunities for The Salvation Army to provide disaster relief to...

White Violet Center to host Alpaca open house Learn more about alpacas during the National Alpaca Farm Days Open House at White Violet Center (WVC) for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, from 1 to 4 p.m., on Sunday, Sept. 24. WVC will join other alpaca breeders in the United States and Canada during that day to observe National Alpaca Farm Days. Those interested in coming to the open house will be able to see the alpacas the Sisters...