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  Get ready to shop till you drop! Small Business Saturday is almost here and we have a sneak peek at many of the offerings, specials, promotions and sales around town! Bricks for Kids We are doing something fun and different at Bricks 4 Kidz this year for Small Business Saturday. We are normally only open for birthday parties on Saturdays but, on Saturday, Nov. 25th we are hosting a Super Saturday event. We will be open from 9am-4pm for kids to either pre-register (at...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new member, Indiana Foster Parents Resources & Advocacy Group. For more on this advocacy group read below. Dear Friend, I would like to take the time to introduce myself. My name is Kristi Cundiff. I am the Founder and CEO of the Indiana Foster Parents Resources & Advocacy Group. My husband Brian and I live in a small town in central Indiana. Together we have fostered many children, adopted eight special needs children, and continue to...

Vigo County Public Library receives Indiana Library Federation’s 2017 Programming Award TERRE HAUTE, IN – Indiana Library Federation named Vigo County Public Library as the recipient of the 2017 Programming Award. The award honors and recognizes one library system or branch of a library system in Indiana that has successfully provided ongoing, innovative and diverse programming designed to meet its community’s needs. Vigo County Public Library Executive Director Kristi Howe and Public Relations Manager Elizabeth Scamihorn accepted the award at the Indiana Library Federation Annual...

Ambassador Spotlight The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize one of our great Ambassadors for the month of November. Member: Jenny Newlin Business: WTHI-TV   Tell us about your business/organization. WTHI-TV is a CBS, FOX, CW, Ion and myNetwork television affiliate serving Western Indiana and Eastern Illinois from its studio in downtown Terre Haute. WTHI-TV was the first television station in the Terre Haute market opening in 1954. It was founded by local businessman and Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Tony Hulman, owner of radio...

THEATER 7 PRESENTS Dickens’ Christmas Carol by Charles James Adams FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – November 12, 2017 – Theater 7 will welcome the holiday season with their second First Light Series production, Dickens’ Christmas Carol, on November 16th in The Velvet Room at the Terre Haute Brewing Company. Dickens’ Christmas Carol is a one-man show written and acted by Charles James Adams, a graduate of Indiana State University. Theater 7 was introduced to the Wabash Valley during the summer of 2016. The company is united by...

Special thanks to the United Way for today's guest blog. Read below for more information on the organization's new initiative.  Who Needs Volunteers? Volunteering your valuable time is one of the most impactful ways you can get involved in our community.  The United Way of the Wabash Valley is working to make that experience easier for everyone. Our organization is in the process of launching a new volunteer website: Volunteer Wabash Valley.  The website will work to bridge the gap between organizations with needs and...

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new mguest blogger Cari Rohrmayer, Principal Interior Designer at CRMH Architecture + Commercial Interiors 1. Welcome to the Chamber! Tell us a little about CRMH Design; how did you start?  CRMH Architecture + Commercial Interiors, Inc. is a full service architecture and interior design firm that formed in 2015 as a partnership between myself and Matt Holder, AIA. 2. Chances are the community has seen some of your work throughout the Wabash Valley - can you talk about some...

With a jam packed schedule, attendees were busy during the first day of the 2017 Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce DC Fly-In, but did have a chance to send short recaps and notes from their visits. Check out a recap below. Senator Todd Young Accomplishments since taking office: Human Resources - getting people into important judicial positions Repealed major regulations - mining of surface coal Working to update authorization to take military action against ISIS - currently operating under 2001 guidelines Visiting distressed zip codes...

Chamber, Local Business Leaders Complete First Day in DC It’s one of the most highly attended and highly scheduled Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce DC Fly-Ins in recent years and Wednesday morning the 13 government and business leaders didn’t waste any time getting started. By the time many people back at home were rolling into the office, the group - including Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett – had already touched down in Washington DC. With nearly every minute of the trip scheduled to maximize time...