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Early Voting Kicks Off in Vigo County

Early Voting Kicks Off in Vigo County

Early Voting Kicks Off in Vigo County All Vigo County Registered Voters Can Vote in Casino Referendum Terre Haute, IN – Registered voters in Vigo County can begin voting tomorrow to welcome the construction of a casino to Terre Haute. Two vote center locations in Terre Haute will be open for early voting beginning Tuesday, Oct. 8th through Election Day. The Vote Yes on #1 campaign is reminding residents that all registered voters in Vigo County can vote in the casino referendum. Today, Oct. 7th, is the last day to ...
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Chamber Presents Community Plan, Addresses School Referendum At VCSC Board Meeting

Chamber Presents Community Plan, Addresses School Referendum At VCSC Board Meeting

Terre Haute, Ind. - During Monday night's Vigo County School Board meeting, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce President Kristin Craig presented two statements as part of the School Board's "Team Vigo" spotlight. Craig presented details and outlined the See You In Terre Haute Community Plan and Brand. She encouraged the board and members of the audience to learn more about the plan, begin using the branding and formally endorse the plan. As part of the presentation, Craig also announced the Chamber's support of the Vigo County School Corporation's proposed operating ...
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TURN TO THE RIVER honored with Merit Award for Conceptual Design in Indianapolis

TURN TO THE RIVER honored with Merit Award for Conceptual Design in Indianapolis

TURN TO THE RIVER honored with Merit Award for Conceptual Design in Indianapolis Art Spaces is pleased to announce that the Turn to the River Conceptual Design received a 2019 Merit Award from the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects in Carmel, Indiana on September 27. Each year the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (INASLA) recognizes outstanding projects completed by individuals or organizations located in the State of Indiana. These awards are given in an effort to raise standards of excellence, heighten public ...
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Advance West Central Indiana PAC to host open house and community forums regarding Vote Yes on #1 casino referendum campaign

Advance West Central Indiana PAC to host open house and community forums regarding Vote Yes on #1 casino referendum campaign

Advance West Central Indiana PAC to host open house and 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:                     The 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 Vigo County residents to ...
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Terre Haute Chamber Now Hiring Director of Community Development (Full Time Position)

Terre Haute Chamber Now Hiring Director of Community Development (Full Time Position)

Terre Haute Chamber Now Hiring Director of Community Development The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is seeking a motivated, community-minded individual to join their dynamic leadership team. This person will be primarily responsible for implementation of the Community Planning initiative, which was launched by the Chamber in early 2019. Implementation of this plan requires in-depth knowledge of the Terre Haute/Vigo County area, as well as the West Central region (Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo). Title: Director of Community Development Position Overview: • Create framework, develop implementation plan and ...
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Chamber, Tribune Star Opens Nominations for 12 Under 40

Chamber, Tribune Star Opens Nominations for 12 Under 40

Chamber, Tribune Star Opens Nominations for 12 Under 40 Terre Haute, Ind. – The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce and Tribune Star are looking for another dozen young professionals living or working in Vigo County to honor during the annual 12 Under 40 awards. Beginning Monday, September 23, nominations will be accepted for the fifth annual awards. The 12 Under 40 program recognizes a dozen professionals 40 or younger who are making valuable contributions at work and/or through volunteerism in the community. “Within the West Central Indiana community, roles are ...
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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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