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If you see these two men in the next few days make sure to ask for their autographs; they have been hitting the local media while promoting the 12 Under 40. The joint partnership with the Terre Haute Tribune Star, 12 Under 40 is a new award created to recognize 12 leaders/professions making a positive impact in the Wabash Valley. You can read more in the Trib Star's article here. You can also see Chamber President David Haynes and Trib Star Publisher BJ Riley on...

While it’s hard to believe, we have made it through over half of the year. It's been a great year so far at the Chamber, but some of our biggest events are still yet to come. 102nd Annual Meeting Wednesday, August 26 Hulman Center Doors open at 5 p.m.; Dinner served at 6 p.m. It's that time of year again, our biggest event year is quickly approaching. As always, the 102nd Annual Meeting will be an evening of networking and celebration, an exciting silent auction and...

Frontier Communications welcomes each Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce new member. Want to experience a "delish-ious" restaurant in Terre Haute? Look no farther than Delish Cafe; with two locations in the Wabash Valley! Winner of WTHI's Fork In The Road Best Tenderloin, this local restaurant brings comfort food, breakfast, lunch, dinner   together in a beautiful setting with impeccable service. Owned by Mico and Senka Delich, Delish just opened it's second location in Seelyville (check out the ribbon cutting photos below!) Don't miss out on this...

Everyone likes to get out of the office from time to time, so our Chamber of Commerce Board hit the road this morning for Turkey Run State Park. The group spent the day working on strategic planning and organizing with Susan Decker from Saint Mart-of-the-Woods College and the consulting firm, Board Source. The afternoon was informative, productive and exciting for the future of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce. We feel that there are big things on the horizon for business in our community! Check out the...

Okay, we know what you're thinking; what does a bar have to do with dogs? Well, Agave Vintage Cocktails and Hallie Hound Barkery have more in common than you might think! The new bar and lounge just opened it's outside seating for the summer season and owner Aaron Morales isn't just serving drinks to humans on the outside patio, but treats to dogs. The "Puptini" to be exact! After an introduction by the Chamber staff, Hallie Hound owner Stephanie Pence and Agave owner/manager Morales formed...

If you didn't know already Rick's Smokehouse has opened a southside location in Terre Haute. We know what you're thinking; now there are TWO places to get hashbrown casserole! Not only is the yummy side item (and delicious BBQ) offered at 3102 Wabash Avenue, but now at 4200 South 7th Street. Rick and the gang invited the Chamber and community over for a ribbon cutting to celebrate his new spot. If you missed Tuesday's open house stop and check out his south location anytime; the hashbrown casserole is...

If you’ve been in the Chamber office lately, you may have noticed something different… a great display courtesy of Arts Spaces. For many years, our display case near the front doors has remained the same – but thanks to Mary Kramer and Kim Schwibbe, the display case has new life. Please take a minute to check out the photographs, information and awards in the beautiful new display and learn a little more about a great community asset. If you are interested in having a display...

Frontier Communications welcomes each Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce new member. Okay, we have to admit something. Here at the Chamber office we love working, advocating and promoting local business. While it's always fun and rewarding, we sometimes like our jobs for selfish reasons because we usually have the inside scoop on new business opening in town. Well, this couldn't be more true when it comes to downtown Terre Haute's newest business, Agave Vintage Cocktails. It's right next door to our downtown office!! Opened in...

Frontier Communications welcomes each Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce new member. Members of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce can raise a glass to the Chamber’s newest member; TJ Haase Winery in Clinton, Ind. The winery, opened on November 8, 2014 is owned and operated by Clinton residents, Doug and Cathy Haase. No strangers to wine, the couple stumbled upon the idea to open a winery during a wine tour in New York. “I don’t know if it was the wine talking or not but...

There is no doubt online marketing has changed the operations of business, marketing, and customer service. In many respects, the saying holds true, if you don’t have an online presence, you may as well not exist. This is especially true for small businesses. Having an internet marketing strategy allows you to be open for business around the clock without worrying about store hours or staff time. By engaging your potential and current customers online, you are encouraging them to spread the word about your business...