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The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger Richard Payonk with the United Way of the Wabash Valley. Guest Blog:  Spreading Our Local United Way’s Value Proposition Each Fall, our local community and thousands of others around the world are familiar with this thing we call “The United Way Campaign.”  Goals are set and announced; local businesses and individuals are asked to participate.  In the end, celebrations take place for reaching a goal.  A goal of raising money.   To me, it’s...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger Rebecca Dutcher with RED66 Marketing.  A little over a year ago, my family relocated from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Terre Haute after my husband received a wonderful opportunity with Gartland Foundry. I have several years of experience at different marketing agencies, and after the move it didn’t take long for me to start mulling over the idea of starting my own business. After the move, I looked for ways to meet other professionals in the...

Fore! Attention Chamber members! WTWO and WAWV are offering a great way to get out and play this summer! Only available to Chamber members for a short period (Expires- May 15th). Use promo code “4CHAMBER” to get an additional 15% discount off of The Valley Golf Card- 25 Golf Courses for $99.95. Follow link for details: http://www.mywabashvalley.com/marketplace/valleygolfcard

J. Fords Black Angus To Host Major Wine Industry Leader Terre Haute, IN – One of Terre Haute’s most popular and prestigious restaurants will open their doors to a national wine industry businessman – who also happens to be a Terre Haute native. On April 27, Cory Jones of Jackson Family Wines will visit his hometown and attend a Wine Pairing Dinner at J. Fords.  “The Wine Pairing Dinners have become one of our most popular events,” says co-owner Kelly Ford. “It’s like a guided...

                                                                                                               Sisters to host special Mother’s Day Brunch All mothers are invited to a special Mother’s Day Brunch, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Sunday, May 14, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods,...

What a Week It Was!  Depending upon how people get there local news (TV, newspaper, Facebook, online, word of mouth), I do hope that they realize that last week was a good week for Terre Haute. On Monday, April 10, the former American Can Company building that has grown old and ugly along the banks of our Wabash was given new life and purpose as ground was broken (actually, concrete blocks were smashed) to celebrate Riverfront Lofts. The building will be transformed into living spaces...

If you missed this week's seminar "Breaking Through The Clutter: Garnering Positive News Coverage" here are some helpful tips and information from Holsapple Communications. COMMON INTERVIEW QUESTIONS What is your name and how do you spell it? Why are we here today? Why did you choose to focus your project on this topic? What do you hope the community learns from your project? What are the next steps you will take to make your project successful? INTERVIEW TIPS Look at the reporter, not the camera You...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate MSI Construction on 60 years in business! Clinton, IN– The Major Lumber and Construction Company was founded on April 17, 1957 by Irvin M. Major. The company grew from one man to one of Western Indiana’s largest construction company. During the 1950's and 1960's Major Construction Company was building a variety of public and private projects. The company also began to specialize in large commercial and industrial buildings, including pre-engineered metal buildings, which was becoming...

Ambassador Spotlight: Mellissa Winn The Terre Haute Chamber would like to recognize one of our great Ambassadors for the month of April. Ambassador: Mellissa Winn Business: Tabco Tell us about your business and what you do. Tabco is a family-owned, full-service printing distributor and manufacturer. For over 35 years, Tabco  has been providing graphic services, commercial printing, promotional products, printed forms, labels, apparel and mailing services to Terre Haute businesses as well as businesses across the United States. As a Customer Service Representative I assist...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger Shikha Bhattacharyya of reTHink. Why reTHink? We create almost 5 lb of trash per person per day. Mixed trash in landfills creates methane, which is a powerful greenhouse gas. Greenhouse gasses are responsible for increasing atmospheric temperatures that are causing polar caps to melt and sea levels to rise. This is creating a problem for coastal cities and at a lot of places people have to relocate. This is also causing problems for a lot of animals....