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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 August. Member: Mary Duncan Business: Embroidery Express Tell us about your business/organization. I am a DePauw University graduate and have lived in the Wabash Valley since 1986.  For 23 years I have owned and operated Embroidery Express.  My staff of 14 and I offer full service embroidery, screen printing and promotional products.  We pride ourselves in offering outstanding customer service and quality products. Why do you serve as...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome New Member, Feminine Mystique. Owner Bonnie Bolinger is guest blogging to highlight her new business.  I have just started a new business called Feminine Mystique, located at 825 S. 7th Street in Terre Haute, which is also my home.  We specialize in Victorian era gifts and collectibles, and where better to locate than a Victorian home built in 1894? The idea for the business came to me in late 2014.  Evidently, I had been dreaming...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce isn't the only business around town offering bikes to employees as a way to get around while at the office. Century 21 and the Candlewood Suites recently joined the Business Bike Program to their offices and Vectren also jumped on the bike program (see below). If your business is interested in the bike program click here.

Ambassador Spotlight The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize one of our great Ambassadors for the month of July. Member: Paige Rosselli Business: Embroidery Express Tell us about your business/organization. We at Embroidery Express are a local business offering full -service custom design for Embroidery and screen print. We do all our embroidery and screen print for small and large companies in house. I am the Director of Sales and Marketing, and my responsibilities include arranging and performing sales, as well as...

It's that time of year again!!! Friday, July 7th and Saturday, July 8th, St. Benedict Parish will hold its 20th annual Community Festival at 9th and Ohio Streets in Downtown Terre Haute.  Both days, the Community Festival will be open from5:00 p.m. until Midnight. Admission each night is $3. Activities during the festival include: LIVE musical entertainment, family games, poker, cornhole tournament, food booths, a beer garden, a handmade quilt raffle, 50/50 raffle and a silent auction. The church is also giving away more than...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new member, Strategic HR Solutions, LLC and President Joseph Boone!  Congrats on your business and joining the Chamber - What is Strategic HR Solutions, LLC? Strategic HR Solutions, LLC is a Human Resources Consulting Firm, and a certified Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.  We work with small to medium sized companies, who either don’t have a human resources presence on site, or if they do, we work to help those HR folks to ensure...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger Joe Boone of Strategic HR Solutions, LLC.  When Does Disrespect Become Harassment? To promote a safe and respectful workplace, HR should take both seriously There is no law against being a jerk—but that doesn't mean employees waive their right to function in a respectful environment when they come to work every day. The line between disrespect and harassment is very thin. We need to be more sensitive to insensitivity. It's up to HR professionals...

Chamber Announces Mitch Daniels as 104th Annual Meeting Featured Speaker Terre Haute, IN – The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce will welcome a familiar face to the Indiana business community at the 104th Annual Meeting. Purdue University President and former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels will give the evening’s keynote presentation. Daniels will bring his unique perspective and experience in Indiana business, along with speaking on this year’s Annual Meeting theme, “This is Home”. “The Chamber Annual Meeting is by far our biggest event of the...