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Chamber News: Terre Haute Refresh Visit by National Main Street Center

Chamber News: Terre Haute Refresh Visit by National Main Street Center

Terre Haute Refresh Visit by National Main Street Center Indiana Main Street and National Main Street representatives will be conducting an economic strategy visit on January 10- 11th in Terre Haute.  The visit will help in clarifying a vision for downtown and identify market opportunities for Terre Haute, based on community input and market data.  Your feedback is important to us and we would like to ask you to take 5-10 minutes to complete this on-line survey.  The results are confidential and being collected by the National Main Street Center. Results ...
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Guest Blog: Dr. Sharma Explains Food Allergies

Guest Blog: Dr. Sharma Explains Food Allergies

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome guest blogger Dr. Rajiv Sharma of Digestive Health Associates.  What Is a Food Allergy? A food allergy is a medical condition in which exposure to a food triggers a harmful immune response. The immune response, called an allergic reaction, occurs because the immune system attacks proteins in the food that are normally harmless. The proteins that trigger the reaction are called allergens. The symptoms of an allergic reaction to food can range from mild (itchy mouth, a few hives) to ...
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New Member Spotlight: The Woods Allstate Agency

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new member, Michael Woods of The Woods Agency. Learn more about Michael and his Allstate Insurance Agency.  Tell us about your business! I am an exclusive agent for Allstate Insurance. Allstate is the largest publicly held personal lines insurer providing insurance products to approximately 16 million households. Allstate was founded in 1931 as part of Sears, Roebuck & Co. The award winning Woods Allstate Agency opened its doors in January of 2017 offering home, auto, life, retirement, boat, atv, motorcycle, ...
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Guest Blog: Y Make Waves?

Guest Blog: Y Make Waves?

The TH Chamber would like to welcome Brenda Williams, member of the grassroots group "Y Make Waves?"... the below guest blog was also assisted by YMCA Executive Director Ryan Penrod. Y Make Waves? Because people who believe in a cause and make waves make a difference. “The YMCA pool was the best way to exercise when I was pregnant... my baby enjoyed it too!...My cholesterol has dropped 30 points.... I haven’t used an inhaler in a year ...... relaxing in the pool helps with stress and adds fellowship..... winter’s coming and without the ...
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Sisters Announce Christmas Prayer and Service Times

Sisters Announce Christmas Prayer and Service Times

Sisters announce Christmas prayer and service times The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, have announced the schedule of Advent/Christmas season Masses and services to celebrate and honor the birth of Jesus. All services are open to the public and to people of all faith traditions. All gatherings take place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Mass for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will take place at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 8. Mass on Sundays of Advent will be at 11 a.m., on the following dates: Dec. 2, ...
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Annual Chamber DC Fly-In Wraps, Attendees Reflect on Positive Connections

Annual Chamber DC Fly-In Wraps, Attendees Reflect on Positive Connections

Annual Chamber DC Fly-In Wraps, Attendees Reflect on Positive Connections WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, including state and city leaders have returned from a whirlwind trip to Washington, DC. The group says now the real work will begin; continuing conversations with state and federal lawmakers and reporting back to agencies in West Central Indiana on what they learned during the 48 hour trip. “Although the snow and ice caused cold, brisk walks, the interactions with public policy leaders and agency directors made for a ...
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Annual Chamber DC Fly-In: Day 2

Annual Chamber DC Fly-In: Day 2

Chamber Members, State Leaders Wrap Day Two in DC November 15, 2018 - Washington, DC - With less than 48 hours in our nation's capital, the attendees of the Annual Chamber DC Fly-In hit the ground running on Thursday for the trip's final day. On the agenda; Federal Bureau of Prison meeting, Senator Todd Young, Vice President Mike Pence's Office and the Eisenhower Building. The trip is fast packed and a lot is packed into a small amount of time, but for first time attendee, Courtney Richey-Chipol, Executive Director of the Indiana Small ...
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Community News: Support our Sister-City Student Exchange with VCSC

Since 1962, Terre Haute, Indiana, and Tajimi, Japan, have been sister cities. This relationship began when the president of the Ceramic Workers Union in Japan, part of a 1961 tour group in the U.S., discovered in Terre Haute a city that reminded him of his native Tajimi. In later discussions, and through the encouragement of the U.S. State Department, the American Municipal Association and other organizations, the sister city idea grew. Both cities formalized the arrangement in 1962, based upon similar population size, hard-working cultures, a heavy emphasis on manufacturing, and their reputation as river cities ...
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Annual Chamber DC Fly-In: Day 1

Annual Chamber DC Fly-In: Day 1

Chamber Members Participate in Annual DC Fly-In November, 14, 2018 - Washington DC - Members of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, along with city and state representatives wrapped a packed day in Washington DC as part of the annual DC Fly-In. One of the group's first meetings on Wednesday morning was with Brandt Hershman, former Republican State Senator for Indiana. Hershman currently serves as counsel in Barnes & Thornburg’s Washington, D.C. office, and is a member of the Government Services and Finance Department and the Federal Relations Practice Group. "Our ...
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Chamber Members, Board Visit Washington with Annual DC Fly-In

Chamber Members, Board Visit Washington with Annual DC Fly-In

Chamber Members, Board Visit Washington with Annual DC Fly-In WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, along with city and state leaders are spending a packed 48 hours in our nation’s capital as part of the annual Chamber DC Fly-In. “Going to DC every year and being able to connect with our legislators and the federal is a great way to publicize the action that we are trying to take here in West Central Indiana,” says Chamber Vice President Kristin Craig. “We are basically trying to ...
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United Way and Terre Haute Chevrolet to Giveaway a New Car to a Lucky Donor!

United Way and Terre Haute Chevrolet to Giveaway a New Car to a Lucky Donor!

United Way and Terre Haute Chevrolet to Giveaway a New Car to a Lucky Donor! Terre Haute –The United Way of the Wabash Valley’s work is focusing on ALICE, or the struggling working families, in our community.  ALICE is an acronym that stands for Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed, and represents those that fall above the federal poverty line but still don’t earn enough to make ends meet.  The work will focus on the bold goal of moving 10,000 families out of financial struggles and into stability.  In order to ...
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Terre Haute Children's Museum Announces New Executive Director

Terre Haute Children’s Museum Announces New Executive Director

Terre Haute Children's Museum Announces New Executive Director After a four-month search, the Terre Haute Children’s Museum Board of Directors is excited to announce Susan Turner will serve as the new Executive Director for the organization starting January 1, 2019. “For the past 30-years, the Terre Haute Children’s Museum has been committed to its mission of enriching the lives of children through exploration of science and technology. Under Susan’s leadership, I’m confident the Museum will thrive as we work together to take this next step in our journey,” said John Newport, ...
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Member News: Sisters to Host Christmas Fun at the Woods

Member News: Sisters to Host Christmas Fun at the Woods

Sisters to host Christmas Fun at the Woods Spend the first Saturday of December at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, and celebrate Christmas Fun at the Woods with the Sisters of Providence! All are invited to join the sisters for the annual gathering. Activities for this year’s festivities will take place from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located 10 minutes of downtown Terre Haute. Children and their parents will have the opportunity to take part in many activities throughout the afternoon. These activities include carriage rides, hayrides or bus, wagon ...
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New Member Welcome: Buck's Marathon and Subway®

New Member Welcome: Buck’s Marathon and Subway®

New Terre Haute Subway® to Host Grand Opening Celebration TERRE HAUTE, IN – SUBWAY® restaurants, known for their freshly baked bread and offering healthier alternatives to traditionally fast food, opened a new store in Terre Haute, IN on October 1 st . The new restaurant is located at 4491 Erie Canal Road, in the Marathon gas station. “I am excited to be able to bring SUBWAY® restaurant’s delicious, nutritious product to the people of this area in a brand new location” said Harkavel Singh, partner of the new sandwich shop. “I look forward ...
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New Window Decals Coming to Terre Haute Businesses

New Window Decals Coming to Terre Haute Businesses

New Window Decals Coming to Terre Haute Businesses New window decals will soon be appearing in local business storefronts to help increase awareness of the community information site terrehaute.com. Designed to showcase local assets, the site includes information on area events & activities, restaurants, parks, museums, shopping, hotels, places of worship, businesses and more. Businesses and organizations who would like to show their community pride and be a part of the free promotional program can contact The Haute Initiative at info@thehaute.org. The Haute Initiative, Inc., is a Terre Haute-based 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated ...
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