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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...

Ambassador Spotlight The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize one of our great Ambassadors for the month of June. Member: Abby Desboro Business: United Way of the Wabash Valley Tell us about your business/organization. I work for the United Way of the Wabash Valley.  We fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community.  We go beyond temporary fixes to create lasting change in our communities throughout our six-county region by bringing together volunteers, companies, and organizations focused...

Leslie Launches RJL Solutions LLC in Terre Haute, IN Terre Haute, Ind. - RJL Solutions LLC is excited to announce the launch of West Central Indiana’s new bi-partisan Advocacy Firm. The business was formed to partner with communities, government entities, corporations and organizations who want to make a larger impact in their community, state and nation in key areas. Today’s leaders are busy dealing with everyday operations and vision implementation. RJL Solutions recognizes the challenges these same leaders face when trying to implement an external...

104th Annual Meeting Award Nominations TERRE HAUTE, IN – The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Annual Meeting awards. The five awards will be presented at the Chamber’s 104th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, August 23. Deadline for nominations: Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Young Leader Award Nomination: YL Award Nomination Form ATHENA Nomination Form: Athena Leadership Nomination Form VISION Nomination Form: Vision - A Level Above FORM BUSINESS Nomination Form: Business - A Level Above FORM Community Health and Wellness Champion Nomination Form: Community Health...

Rose Hill Lawn Care, Landscaping, & Snow Service Joins National SnowCare for Troops Movement to Support Local Military Families Rose Hill Lawn Care, Landscaping & Snow Service of Terre Haute, IN joins ranks with Project EverGreen’s  SnowCare for Troops program, a program designed to provide snow and ice removal services to families of currently deployed military personnel as well as post 9/11 service-connected wounded/disabled veterans at no charge. Rose Hill Lawn Care, Landscaping & Snow Service is one of very few Veteran Owned & operated...

The Digestive System & How it Works RAJIV SHARMA MD.    www.dhagastro,com What is the digestive system? The digestive systemThe digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract—also called the digestive tract—and the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. The GI tract is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus. The hollow organs that make up the GI tract are the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine—which includes the rectum—and anus. Food enters the...