Member Spotlight: Wabash Valley Human Resources Association
The Chamber of Commerce would like to welco0me this week’s Member Spotlight organization, The Wabash Valley Human Resources Association (WVHRA).
Learn more about WVHRA and how the group can strengthen your business.
Tell us more about The Wabash Valley Human Resources Association (WVHRA).
The Wabash Valley Human Resources Association (WVHRA) strives to establish, build and maintain professional relationships with community organizations to enhance the effectiveness of the Human Resources function within the Wabash Valley. Chartered on June 9, 1959, we are the second oldest chapter in Indiana and the 22nd oldest out of more than 550 chapters nationwide. With an active membership of more than 100 professionals, the WVHRA is a local starting point for the continued support of excellence in Human Resources. Also, we are a local chapter of HR Indiana SHRM, the Indiana State affiliate of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
What are some of the specific services and resources that you provide to businesses and organizations in West Central Indiana?
The Wabash Valley Human Resources Association serves HR professionals at all levels of talent as well as the business community as a whole. Our professional development opportunities and philanthropic efforts make membership a fulfilling endeavor. Our chapter hosts monthly meetings, each featuring a key note speaker and topic related to the latest HR trends and news to help our members navigate the tricky landscape of the Human Resources field. Meetings are certified for continued education credits and offer members the opportunity to network with other business professionals. We also partner with local universities, providing resources, scholarships and career connections for students on the Human Resources track. As leaders in the community, WVHRA members understand the importance of supporting those around us and creating connections through acts of service. Our chapter takes great pride in our community involvement, volunteering for numerous events each year. Partnering with Junior Achievement, the 14th and Chestnut Community Center, St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen, Special Olympics and many more, our members are directly involved in making a difference in the Wabash Valley.
Where can businesses find more information about WVHRA?
The primary resource for all things WVHRA is our webpage www.wvhra.com, which includes details about membership, a calendar with upcoming HR events, professional resources, etc.. Specific questions can be emailed to email@example.com for a personal response. And of course connect with us on social media – Facebook @WabashValleyHumanResourceAssociation and Twitter @WabashValleyHRA.
What about events or meetings that you have in the future?
In addition to our monthly chapter meetings, the WVHRA hosts a legal seminar every November presented by attorneys from the labor and employment law firm, Ogletree Deakins. Registration and information for all our events can be found on our website www.wvhra.com.