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Ambassador Spotlight The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize one of our great Ambassadors for the month of October. Member: Pam Hess Business: Lamar Advertising Company Tell us about your business/organization. Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, with more than 330,000 displays across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate, transit and logo advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences...

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...

Volunteers are being sought by the Salvation Army to assist in hurricane affected areas. Individuals interested in helping  can register for free Emergency Disaster Training on November 2 and 3rd, 2017 from 4 PM to 8 PM each evening. The trainings will take place at 502 N. Court Street in Sullivan, IN. All courses are being taught by The Salvation Army's Sullivan County Service Extension Coordinator Michelle Smith. In effort to aid those affected by recent hurricanes and other disasters, the Salvation Army will teach volunteers how to...

  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...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger, Christina Crist, V.P. /Executive Director/Survivor of Team of Mercy, Inc. Christina is using this opportunity to tell Chamber members more about Team of Mercy and her personal story.  Team of Mercy offers assistance to individuals that have lost a loved one to Suicide. We as an organization believe that when we open the lines of communication and talk about Suicide and Mental Health we can become a healthier community. We focus on Suicide Awareness and Education...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger Dr. Sharma of Digestive Health Associates.  While food allergies and food intolerances are both caused by reactions to certain foods, they are not the same. It is vital to see your doctor if you think you have a food allergy or intolerance before getting rid of any foods from your diet. By working with a health-care team, you can make sure that you’re getting the care you need. If you believe you have...

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...