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Annual Polar Plunge at ISU Seeking Sponsors, Participants

Annual Polar Plunge at ISU Seeking Sponsors, Participants

Annual Polar Plunge Scheduled for February 22 at Indiana State University Indiana State University will host the annual Polar Plunge on campus, Saturday February 22, 2020. The event will be hosted at the ISU Student Recreation Center. For more than a decade, the event has provided funds to support the Summer Special Olympics Games every year. Locally the goal this year is to raise $41,204 with a statewide goal of around $900,000. Business leaders and organizations are encouraged to join these efforts as a sponsor or team. See below for ...
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Hundreds Expected at Walk MS: Terre Haute, September 21

Hundreds Expected at Walk MS: Terre Haute, September 21

Walk MS Unites Communities to Create A World Free of Multiple Sclerosis Hundreds Expected at Walk MS: Terre Haute on September 21 Benefiting National MS Society TERRE HAUTE – An estimated 400 people are expected to raise more than $50,000 at Walk MS: Terre Haute on Saturday, September 21 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Walk MS is an opportunity for passionate people to come together with friends, loved ones and co-workers to fundraise, connect and advocate for people affected by MS. Each dollar raised is one step closer to the National ...
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CODA Fundraising Goal Reached, Thanks To Community Support

CODA Fundraising Goal Reached, Thanks To Community Support

The Council on Domestic Abuse announced Wednesday it has met its initial fundraising goal of $150,000, thereby assuring the restoration of the agency’s full residential services. Two weeks ago, CODA announced it would temporary suspend its residential services for survivors of domestic violence effective September 14. This decision came after extensive delays in contract reimbursements from state-awarded grants, as well as increasing operating costs unable to be covered by grants. Sarah Cambell, Executive Director of CODA, appealed to the Terre Haute community by launching the social media campaign, #CommunityForCODA. As ...
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Advance West Central Indiana PAC to host community forums

Advance West Central Indiana PAC to host community forums

Advance West Central Indiana PAC to host community forums regarding Vote Yes on 1 casino referendum campaign What: Advance West Central Indiana PAC to host community forums regarding Vote Yes on #1 casino referendum campaign Who: Open to public Advance West Central Indiana PAC (Chair John Collett, Treasurer Sara Smith and Co-Chair Brian Kooistra) Why: These public forums will serve as an opportunity for voters to ask questions about and show support for the Vote Yes on #1 casino referendum campaign. Question 1 on the November 5th ballot will ask ...
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New Ideas, Community Plans, Awards Presented at 106th Annual Meeting

New Ideas, Community Plans, Awards Presented at 106th Annual Meeting

New Ideas, Community Plans, Awards Presented at 106th Annual Meeting Terre Haute, IN – The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce continued a year of new beginnings, with newly branded awards, new event location and a new look at the Terre Haute community during the organization’s 106th Annual Meeting. Hosted at the Terre Haute Regional Airport, the Annual Meeting was held in part on the facility’s tarmac, with planes and aviation equipment used in the ambiance of the evening. “It is no small feat for an organization to be celebrating its ...
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Council on Domestic Abuse, Inc. temporarily suspends residential services in Terre Haute

Council on Domestic Abuse, Inc. temporarily suspends residential services in Terre Haute

Council on Domestic Abuse, Inc. temporarily suspends residential services TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA, August 19 – The Council on Domestic Abuse, Inc. will temporarily suspend their residential services for survivors of domestic violence, effective September 14. The administrative staff cites long delays in contract reimbursements from state-awarded grants as well as increasing operating costs unable to be covered by grants as the main reasons for the closure. "We are deeply saddened to make this decision," said Sarah Campbell, CODA’s executive director. “However, we needed to be proactive in addressing CODA’s current ...
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Chamber, CVB and Partners Release New Community Plan, Community Brand

Chamber, CVB and Partners Release New Community Plan, Community Brand

Chamber, CVB and Partners Release New Community Plan, Community Brand TERRE HAUTE, IN – A new vision for Terre Haute and Vigo County has been announced through a new community plan and community brand. It’s called, “See You In Terre Haute”. Months in the making, the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce and its Board of Directors set out on a strategic planning process, which quickly led to a larger initiative to transform the entire community. Through an extensive process of gathering data via surveys, other existing plans and community forums, ...
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Guest Blog: Great time for building in the Wabash Valley

Guest Blog: Great time for building in the Wabash Valley

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger, Bill Hann, Jr., Wabash Valley Contractors Association, Board President.  As the president of an organization created to promote union labor in the Wabash Valley, I’ve seen the landscape of the community evolve. No doubt, Terre Haute has suffered from lost jobs and stalled growth times. In fact, there were times when a union worker would have to drive a significant distance to a job to secure work. The Wabash Valley Contractors Association watches the economic trends and how ...
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Terre Haute Young Leaders Announce 2019 Leadership Conference

Terre Haute Young Leaders Announce 2019 Leadership Conference

Terre Haute Young Leaders Announce 2019 Leadership Conference Terre Haute, IN – Terre Haute Young Leaders, a branch of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce has announced the date for the 2019 Leadership Conference as November 7, 2019 on the campus of Indiana State University. The first-ever Terre Haute Leadership Conference in 2018 was a huge success for the volunteer based organization with hundreds of attendees; both young professionals and highly established leaders. In 2019 the group plans to expand on the previous year’s success. “Last year we had over ...
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Chamber Announces Plans for Mayoral Forum

Chamber Announces Plans for Mayoral Forum

Chamber Announces Plans for Mayoral Forum Terre Haute, Ind. – The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a forum this fall with the four candidates for the office of Mayor of Terre Haute. The event will be on Wednesday, October 2 at the Indiana Theater. Doors will open at 6pm with the forum to begin at 6:30pm. The Chamber is partnering with Terre Haute Young Leaders on this event. The Chamber is also pleased to announce the event will be broadcast live by WTHI-TV. The event will be ...
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Duke Energy Foundation provides $250,000 in grants to address opioid addiction in 11 Indiana counties

Duke Energy Foundation provides $250,000 in grants to address opioid addiction in 11 Indiana counties

Duke Energy Foundation provides $250,000 in grants to address opioid addiction in 11 Indiana counties Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employersHamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Indiana’s largest electric supplier is helping address opioid addiction in Indiana -- a problem in too many of the communities it serves. The Duke Energy Foundation announced today $250,000 in grants to tackle unique aspects of the issue. Ivy Tech Community College ...
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Saturn Petcare Hiring for Local Positions

Saturn Petcare Hiring for Local Positions

The new Terre Haute Saturn Petcare facility is scheduled to open after construction is completed, the local team is working to secure positions including staff accountant and administrative assistant. Applications can be sent to Trudie Diaz-Farmer at t.diaz-farmer@saturnpetcare.us. For more information ...
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Chamber to Host Luncheon with Senator Todd Young

Chamber to Host Luncheon with Senator Todd Young

Chamber to Host Luncheon with Senator Todd Young Terre Haute, IN – The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce will host United States Senator Todd Young (R-IN) for a luncheon on the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College on August 21. Young, currently serves on the U.S. Senate Committees on Finance; Foreign Relations; Commerce, Science & Transportation; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Previously, in the House, he served on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Budget Committee, and most recently the House Ways and Means Committee. The Terre Haute community recently ...
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Clinton’s Four Seasons Fountain To Get Boost From Local Organizations

Clinton’s Four Seasons Fountain To Get Boost From Local Organizations

Clinton’s Four Seasons Fountain To Get Boost From Local Organizations Clinton, IN – A landmark in the City of Clinton is getting some much needed attention from two Vermillion County organizations. On Monday, July 22, the non-profit organization, Rediscover Clinton and the City of Clinton will present Clinton’s LIFT Board with funds earmarked for restorations to the city’s historic Four Seasons Fountain which overlooks the Wabash River. The LIFT Board, was formed in 1966 to spearhead tourism in Clinton. The group, an acronym for Little Italy Festival Town, organizes the ...
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Kristin Craig Named Top 40 Under 40 by National Chamber Organization

Kristin Craig Named Top 40 Under 40 by National Chamber Organization

Kristin Craig Named Top 40 Under 40 by National Chamber Organization Alexandria, VA. (July 16, 2019) – Kristin Craig has been named by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives as one of the Top 40 Under 40. The 40 Under 40 award is a new honor presented by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) meant to highlight the brightest men and women under the age of 40 in the chamber industry. “To be recognized among my peers within the chamber industry at a national level is really ...
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