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Chamber Blog – Indiana Agriculture & Farm Tour

July 13, 2017

“As they say in Agriculture circles, “Ag is more than cows, plows, sows, and rows.”  That is especially true in Indiana, and specifically Wayne County. Agriculture represents a $25 Billion per year revenue stream into Indiana. Our state is ranked fifth (5th)  in the country in both production and revenues. The state of Indiana has over 130,000 Hoosier workers that are registered in some fo …Read more

Chamber Blog – Fourth of July

July 5, 2017

“When I was a kid, I used to look at July 4th as a sign that we were dreadfully halfway through the summer, and heading back to school was the dreaded foregone conclusion. When I was in my college years it signified that the Major League Baseball All-Star game (The Mid-summer Classic) was only a week away; as well as I still had a solid 6 to 8 weeks left in my beach time. Upon graduat …Read more

Register for the Farm Tour

June 29, 2017

Bell’s Strawberry Farm welcomes Chamber of Commerce friends to tour their farm and learn about their farm history.  Register for this event, which includes transportation, tour and a meal!




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Chamber Blog – ATHENA Leadership Award

June 29, 2017

This past week on Thursday, three (3) incredible, amazing women were nominated and recognized as potential award winners for the Athena Award. The Athena is given to an outstanding woman in the community who demonstrates exceptional and exemplary contributions during her career in the region. This year’s nominees, Angie Dickman, vice president at Reid Health; Pat Heiny, co-owner of Contemporary …Read more

Chamber Blog – Earlham College

June 26, 2017

Recently I had the pleasure and privilege of meeting the incoming new President of Earlham College, Alan Price. On July 1, Mr. Price will officially take over as Earlham College’s 18th President. Mr. Price is a 1988 Economics graduate of Earlham College, and a 1992 Law Degree graduate of Harvard University. Mr. Price also served as an Infantryman in the United States Army National Gu …Read more