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Chamber, Mayor Bennett Release ‘Open for Tourism’ Plans During 2020 City Update

Chamber, Mayor Bennett Release ‘Open for Tourism’ Plans During 2020 City Update

Chamber, Mayor Bennett Release ‘Open for Tourism’ Plans During 2020 City Update Terre Haute, Ind. – New initiatives and continued plans of improvement were large topics of interest on Wednesday during the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce City Update with Mayor Duke Bennett. The event was sponsored by AT&T Indiana, with supporting sponsors of Terre Haute Regional Airport and Indiana American Water. The annual first-of-the-year event, which Bennett has been participating for seven years, is geared towards the West Central Indiana business community and Chamber members. Bennett discussed a large ...
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Kohl's to Donate $10,000 to United Way of the Wabash Valley

Kohl’s to Donate $10,000 to United Way of the Wabash Valley

Kohl's to Donate $10,000 to United Way of the Wabash Valley Terre Haute, IN – United Way of the Wabash Valley has received an additional boost to its Annual Resource Drive in a grant from Kohl’s. This gift will help support the organization’s community-wide bold goal to move 10,000 families out of financial struggles and into stability. It will be able to help in the seed-funding of 3 newly formed councils including Strong Neighborhoods, Financial Management, and Youth Success. Danielle Isbell, Resource Development Director of United Way of the Wabash ...
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Hamilton Center Awarded DMHA Poverty Simulation Systems of Care Grant

Hamilton Center Awarded DMHA Poverty Simulation Systems of Care Grant

Hamilton Center Awarded DMHA Poverty Simulation Systems of Care Grant Terre Haute, IN- Hamilton Center has been awarded the Project AWARE Systems of Care (SOC) School Based Engagement grant by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA). The grant provides $4,942 to fund Community Action Poverty Simulations (CAPS) that will help increase awareness and understanding about poverty and how it impacts the youth and families in our community. In partnership with local SOCs, Hamilton Center, Inc. will serve Vigo, Sullivan, Parke, Vermillion, Clay, Greene and Marion counties with this ...
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Former First Lady Judy O'Bannon To Visit Terre Haute

Former First Lady Judy O’Bannon To Visit Terre Haute

On Thursday, January 23, Former Indiana First Lady Judy O’Bannon will be downtown at 4pm for a ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of her gift of a Hoosier Millennium Tulip Poplar Tree to Terre Haute. That tree is planted just north of the Crossroads of America historical marker at 7th and Wabash, and it is thriving.   When Judy visited in 1999, our downtown was still struggling to reinvigorate itself. The Downtown Business Association, made up of merchants, property owners, government representatives and other citizens, organized themselves into Downtown Terre Haute. The ...
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Glas-Col Celebrates 80 Year Anniversary

Glas-Col Celebrates 80 Year Anniversary

Glas-Col Celebrates 80 Year Anniversary   Terre Haute, Ind. – A Terre Haute company is celebrating 80 years in business. Glas-Col, the world’s leading manufacturer of laboratory products and industrial heating and mixing technology is ringing in 2020 with a celebration of the company’s 80th anniversary. The company will host a celebration and plant tour on Wednesday, January 15 at 3pm. The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce and Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett will also contribute to the event. Located at 7th Street and Hulman, Glas-Col (which is short for ...
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New Housing for Homeless Coming To Terre Haute

New Housing for Homeless Coming To Terre Haute Terre Haute, Ind. – Mental Health America of West Central Indiana, a Terre Haute nonprofit, was selected for a fast-tracked funding program on Monday. This program, administered by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority in partnership with the Corporation for Supportive Housing, will provide the funding and technical assistance necessary to develop an apartment complex that provides supportive housing for persons experiencing homelessness in the Wabash Valley. Proposals for this program, referred to as the 2020 Indiana Permanent Supportive Housing Institute, were ...
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Wabash Valley Contractors Association rings in the new year with local partnerships and projects

Wabash Valley Contractors Association rings in the new year with local partnerships and projects

Wabash Valley Contractors Association rings in the new year with local partnerships and projects  The Wabash Valley Contractors Association’s New Year was met with an energized excitement and anticipation for 2020 while the end of 2019 was closed with the same matched energy. In December, Wabash Valley Contractors Association (WVCA) hosted their annual Christmas dinner where over 300 people gathered to reflect on the year and anticipate the coming projects and partnerships of 2020.  At the dinner, WVCA announced their partnership with the Terre Haute Children’s Museum for the Under Construction ...
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Chamber Announces New Board Positions, Volunteer Leadership for 2020

Chamber Announces New Board Positions, Volunteer Leadership for 2020

Chamber Announces New Board Positions, Volunteer Leadership for 2020 Terre Haute, Ind. – The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the new Board of Directors positions and volunteer leadership for the 2020 calendar year. As stated in the Chamber’s bylaws, the Board of Directors assume a new Chair of the Board each year. Those positions, along with new committee and task force members are also added as the Chamber’s community and business initiatives grow. Sara Smith, Vice President of Sycamore Engineering, will serve as the 2020 Chair ...
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Guest Blog: Paul Davis Offers Tips to Recognize and Prevent Ice Dams

Guest Blog: Paul Davis Offers Tips to Recognize and Prevent Ice Dams

Paul Davis offers tips to recognize and prevent ice dams on structures and damage mitigation Terre Haute, IN – December 26, 2019 – With recent severe, freezing, and wet weather, plus fluctuating indoor and outdoor temperatures, Paul Davis Terre Haute, a leading provider of fire and water damage clean up and restoration services, is providing consumers with the following tips for recognizing and removing ice dams from homes and businesses, and damage mitigation. Ice dams can form when a roof that is warmer than the eaves causes snow on the roof to ...
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Chamber Announces “Advocate of the Year”, Honors Wabash Valley Asphalt President John Collett

Chamber Announces “Advocate of the Year”, Honors Wabash Valley Asphalt President John Collett

Terre Haute Chamber Honors John Collett with Advocate of the Year Terre Haute, Ind. – A new award and honor was announced during the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce’s Luncheon with the Governor on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Before welcoming Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Governor Eric Holcomb to the stage, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce President Kristin Craig, along with Advocacy partner Rachel Leslie of RJL Solutions, announced a new award based in legislative and government initiatives, “Advocate of the Year”. Wabash Valley Asphalt President and Chamber Board Member ...
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Gov. Holcomb unveils 2020 Next Level Agenda with emphasis on improving Hoosiers’ lives

Gov. Holcomb unveils 2020 Next Level Agenda with emphasis on improving Hoosiers’ lives

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced his 2020 Next Level Agenda, which focuses on improving the lives of Hoosiers with better health, improved career opportunities and a better place to live. “Because of the hard work of Hoosiers, Indiana has become a destination of certainty and stability, but we can’t stop there,” Gov. Holcomb said. “As I travel the state, I hear people concerned about rising health care costs, the increase in youth vaping, and our education system. My goal is to listen to their concerns ...
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From the Chamber President: THSB 150th Celebration speech

From the Chamber President: THSB 150th Celebration speech

On Monday December 9 2019, the Chamber was honored to celebrate Terre Haute Savings Bank’s milestone of 150 years in business. Read below for a copy of Kristin Craig’s comments during the celebration presentation. Good morning! I am Kristin Craig, President of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce and I would like to welcome you to today’s celebration. To provide some context for what we are celebrating today, think about this… 150 years ago, the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce didn’t exist. While the Civil War had ended a few ...
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Terre Haute Savings Bank Celebrates 150 Years Serving The Wabash Valley

Terre Haute Savings Bank Celebrates 150 Years Serving The Wabash Valley

Terre Haute Savings Bank, a local community bank in business since 1869, is celebrating 150 years of supporting consumers and businesses in the communities which the bank serves with eight branch locations in Vigo and Clay counties. To celebrate the 150-year landmark THSB has increased its annual support to community not-for- profits, including CODA, Chances and Services for Youth (CASY), Vigo County Education Foundation, and United Way among many others. In addition to supporting individual organizations, THSB helped develop and support the “Hot Dogs & Cool Cats Pet Rescue Event” ...
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Chamber Releases 2020 Sponsorship and Opportunities Guide

Chamber Releases 2020 Sponsorship and Opportunities Guide

Your opportunity to get involved with Chamber events is here! The 2020 Chamber Sponsorship and Opportunities Guide has been released. Want to contribute to Groundhog Day or maybe the 2020 Terre Haute Women’s Conference? Maybe sponsor the annual March Madness Networking Event? We have something for every business and every budget. To learn more about increasing your involvement and overall awareness about your business, click here. Sponsorship-Opportunites-2020 DOWNLOAD ...
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CENTURY 21 ADVANTAGE celebrates the extraordinary with The Relentless Campaign

CENTURY 21 ADVANTAGE celebrates the extraordinary with The Relentless Campaign

In a community full of exciting projects, progressive movements and exponential growth, relentless leaders and community members are found at its core. CENTURY 21 ADVANTAGE’s Relentless Campaign aims to celebrate those making waves in the Terre Haute community by honoring individuals who truly give the word “relentless” its meaning. In January 2020, Terre Haute’s CENTURY 21 ADVANTAGE will launch a monthly celebration of honoring one relentless nominee that spotlights the individual for their relentless work and unwavering community commitment. Nominees can be Terre Haute leaders, students, athletes, etc. who showcase ambition, grit ...
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