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Hamilton Center, Inc. Expands Primary Care Services  Opens Grace Clinic Health Professional

Hamilton Center, Inc. Expands Primary Care Services Opens Grace Clinic Health Professional

Hamilton Center, Inc. Expands Primary Care Services Opens Grace Clinic Health Professional Hamilton Center, Inc. - Hamilton Center is proud to announce the opening of Grace Clinic Health Professional, a primary and behavioral health clinic and community wellness provider serving Vigo and Putnam Counties. Located at 620 8th Ave. in Terre Haute, IN, the Vigo County clinic is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, while the Putnam County clinic, located at 239 Hillsdale Ave. in Greencastle, IN, is currently opened Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A ...
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Inaugural JDRF One Walk to be held on April 5th, 2020 for Type 1 Diabetes Research

Inaugural JDRF One Walk to be held on April 5th, 2020 for Type 1 Diabetes Research

Inaugural JDRF One Walk to be held on April 5th, 2020 for Type 1 Diabetes Research Terre Haute, Indiana ― JDRF will host its inaugural JDRF One Walk in Terre Haute taking place on Sunday, April 5th, 2020, at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.  Organized by local JDRF volunteers, the JDRF One Walk aims to raise money for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and advocacy. It is expected to attract supporters representing local businesses, families, schools and other organizations. The walk will bring together the community for a day of inspiration and fun and to help ...
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Purdue Extension offering Community Teaching Program

Purdue Extension offering Community Teaching Program

The Community Teaching Kitchen is a free workshop for individuals and families in the community to learn how to make quick, healthy and affordable recipes for themselves and their families. Instructors will demonstrate how to cook and prepare a variety of recipes. Participants will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience each week preparing recipes. During each session, we will also learn about topics related to our health and well- being. Crockpots will be given away to participants who attend both sessions. Join Jay Christiansen, Purdue Extension Vigo County Health ...
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Chamber DC Fly-in: 2019 Recap

Chamber DC Fly-in: 2019 Recap

It was a quick, but productive trip to DC, as the annual Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce DC Fly-In comes to a close. By Friday morning, the business leaders from Terre Haute and West Central Indiana had returned to normal life and work in the Wabash Valley but the connections and work done in Washington DC during the week would continue long after their return home. Reflecting on the many meetings they had during the week with state and federal leaders including Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, Congressman Larry ...
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Chamber DC Fly-In: Day 2 Recap

Chamber DC Fly-In: Day 2 Recap

After a busy first day in our nation's capital, a new set of business leaders from West Central Indiana traveled to Washington for the second leg of the Chamber's annual DC Fly-in. Included in the "Leadership Group" attendees: Courtney Richey-Chipol, Executive Director, West Central Indiana Small Business Development CenterLea Anne Crooks, Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community CollegeAlan Morrison, State RepresentativeRachel Leslie, CEO, RJL SolutionsKristin Craig, President, Terre Haute Chamber of CommerceDuke Bennett, Mayor, City of Terre HauteJohn Collett, CEO, Wabash Valley AsphaltRyan Keller, Executive Director, West Central Indiana Economic Development District ...
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Westminster Village Parent Company Earns Highest Customer Satisfaction Ranking

Westminster Village Parent Company Earns Highest Customer Satisfaction Ranking

Westminster Village is celebrating a major recognition. The management company for the community, Life Care Services, has earned the highest ranking in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Study. Westminster Village’s management company achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and beverage; new resident orientation; resident cost; community and grounds; and resident apartment unit. Life Care Services, the nation’s second-largest senior living operator, scored 843 on a 1,000-point scale, a full 49 index points above the second-highest performing senior living organization. The J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Study examines ...
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Freitag-Weinhardt, Inc. Introduces HVAC Service Department

Freitag-Weinhardt, Inc. Introduces HVAC Service Department

Freitag-Weinhardt, Inc. Introduces HVAC Service Department Vigo County’s nationally recognized mechanical contractor, Freitag-Weinhardt, Inc., announces the introduction of their HVAC Service Department to the Wabash Valley. Freitag-Weinhardt and its existing customers collectively identified the marketplace need and the opportunity for the firm to add the HVAC Service Department to their list of growing services. “This was a customer need that we recognized as an area in which our business could grow,” states Mark Unger, president. “We are always looking for feasible ways to provide more opportunities for our current and ...
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Chamber DC Fly-In 2019: Day 1 Recap

Chamber DC Fly-In 2019: Day 1 Recap

West Central Indiana was represented in Washington DC beginning on Tuesday, November 12 as part of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce's annual DC Fly-In. They're Off! The three-day event kicked off with the Women in Washington group; tackling topics including Transportation, Prison Development, Drug Abuse, Health and Wellness and Broadband. Visiting the NDIA On the first day's agenda; meetings with Congresswoman Susan Brooks, along with a meeting with the National Defense Industrial Association and more. Attendees represent higher education, business and economic development, aviation, children's services and more. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05)  ...
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New Member Spotlight: The Climbing Cafe

New Member Spotlight: The Climbing Cafe

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new member, The Climbing Cafe! The new facility on Terre Haute's southside ( 5070 S 7th St, Terre Haute) isn't just a place for premier indoor climbing in West Central Indiana, but a location for gatherings, lunch, smoothies, coffee and more! Join the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce and Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett for the facility's official ribbon cutting on Friday, November 8 at 11am. The Climbing Cafe is now booking company outings (think team building), office parties, business ...
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Terre Haute Campground Announces New Ownership, New Name

Terre Haute Campground Announces New Ownership, New Name

Terre Haute's longtime campground on the city's eastside is pleased to announce a new name, along with new ownership. The former KOA is now known as "Terre Haute Campground". Learn more below! Q: Congratulations on the purchase and renaming of the Terre Haute Campground! Tell us a little about the site and what you have to offer! A: We are a conveniently located campground and RV park less than three miles off of I-70. We are open year round and provide many activities for our campers. We have long, full hook ...
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Election 2019: Ways to Encourage Employee Voting

Election 2019: Ways to Encourage Employee Voting

Early voting in Terre Haute and Vigo County is underway, with election day on Tuesday, November  5. The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is working with the Vigo County Public Library's #votevigo campaign to encourage voting for all Vigo County and Terre Haute residents. Employers are also asked to encourage voting among staff and employees. Here's a few ideas: 1. Have an office lunch party and take time to go vote together  2. Have employees break into groups and coordinate times for each group to go vote during the day  ...
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Guest Blog: Northside Community Church November Happenings for National Adoption Month

Guest Blog: Northside Community Church November Happenings for National Adoption Month

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome guest blogger, Northside Community Church Pastor Dr. Rev. Clark Cowden. November is National Adoption Month.  Because of that, this coming Sunday, November 3rd, we are having state senator Jon Ford as our special guest in our 9:00 am worship service at the Northside Community Methodist Church.  Jon was adopted as a young child, and has done a lot of work at the state level with laws relating to foster and adoptive children.  So, he will be speaking briefly about that ...
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The Economic Impact of Cross Country Town USA

Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce President Kristin Craig reflects on the positive economic impact of the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course. It’s easy to overlook the economic value of tourism-related activities in West Central Central Indiana, but this is a dynamic and growing revenue opportunity for many of our local the entire region. Over the course of the next few weeks, and culminating with the NCAA Cross Country finals on November 23, our community has yet another opportunity to capitalize on the thousands of visitors who will again be traveling ...
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David Patterson receives IHSAA Sportsmanship Pin

David Patterson receives IHSAA Sportsmanship Pin

David Patterson receives IHSAA Sportsmanship Pin The Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) Executive Director, David Patterson, was presented with a sportsmanship pin from the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). Patterson, alongside his role as the Executive Director at the CVB, runs and maintains the operations at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana. In 2018, the IHSSA launched the #FaceofSportsmanship campaign aimed at promoting and recognizing acts of good sportsmanship in and around the sports industry. Notable leaders are recognized by the IHSSA ...
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The Sycamore Winery Announces Expansion Plans

The Sycamore Winery Announces Expansion Plans

The Sycamore Winery Announces Major Expansion Plans Terre Haute, IN – October 23, 2019, The Sycamore Winery has announced a major expansion with the future opening of a second tasting room and event venue located in the historic Ohio Building in downtown Terre Haute. The company says the new location, located at 672 Ohio Street, will add a custom tasting room, an additional event center, meeting rooms, private suites, overnight accommodations, and a rooftop patio. The tasting room will feature all of the winery’s signature wines as well as adult ...
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