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A couple of weeks ago, I took a major step out of my ordinary routines and immersed myself in learning at the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute. I reported bright and early on Monday morning and spent the rest of the week, getting to know my fellow cohort members and learning ways to improve my leadership skills. By far, this was one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. Although I had to take time away from both my personal and professional responsibilities, it was...

Frontier Communications welcomes each Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce new member. Sue Anderson wants you to take her class. But she hopes you never have to use what you learned. Sue and her son Scott are the owners and instructors of Terre Haute CPR. “We always end every class by saying, we hope that you don’t have to use this training but you now have the skills to provide good care,” Sue says of her courses. Terre Haute CPR has been training and educating people...

Frontier Communications welcomes each Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce new member. Walking into downtown Terre Haute boutique Modern Charm can be a difficult task. Once inside, customers may not know which way to turn; everything in the store is bright, eye catching and interesting. “It’s my personality too, to be honest,” says store owner Yvette Morgan with a laugh. “I love bright colors… I am all about the visuals, so when someone walks into the store I kind of want it to be overload. I...

The Indiana Chamber Executives Association and the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce are excited to announce the week of May 4-8, 2015 as Chamber of Commerce Week in Indiana. Around the state the annual celebration is a chance for organizations and businesses to celebrate chambers of commerce and their contributions to Indiana's economic climate. With that in mind, the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is joining with local organizations to honor the business community and the contributions of the local Chamber. Businesses are asked to...

Frontier Communications welcomes each Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce new member. One of Terre Haute’s newest businesses is on the move… literally. Made up of a two person operation and a mobile office, Budget Blinds of Terre Haute is cruising into the area. Launched by Brian Connor, the independently owned and operated franchise specializes in shutters, wood blinds, draperies and more. And unlike traditional stores, Budget Blinds brings their product to the customer. “We have a store to door concept,” Connor explains. “We don’t have...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce Business Blog welcomes guest blogger Judi Evelo. Judi is a Chamber Executive Committee and Board Member and Century 21 real estate agent in Terre Haute. I am so thankful that the Chamber was invited to the 181st Intelligence Wing facilities on Monday. How impressive was that visit!! Since our visit I have relayed to many the activities that occur at the base. I had no idea, nor had given thought, to the support the 181st Intelligence Wing gives to...

We are excited to debut this new addition of our web site full of useful information, recaps of member events, introductions of new members and more! Read on for the first blog entry... Hello and thanks for clicking into the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce’s very first blog! This blog isn’t the only new thing around the Chamber these days; I’ve just completed my first full month as the Membership Director. After a few weeks of training and learning the ropes from David, Kristin, Jessica...