How a city works

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Several officials from the city of Huntington visited Huntington Catholic School on Monday, Jan. 26, to talk about the Huntington community, serving others and solving problems. They are (from left) Bob Caley, director of City Services; Huntington Fire Chief Tim Albertson, Mayor Brooks Fetters and Huntington Police Chief Chad Hacker. The presentation was part of the school’s observance of Catholic Schools Week.

Love Unity Feast set for March 8

The sixth annual Love Unity Feast will be Sunday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heritage Hall, Hier’s Park, Huntington.

The event was started by past executive director of Love in the Name of Christ, Bill Fetrow, and is sponsored by area churches. All proceeds go to Love INC.

The meal features chicken and noodles or pork loin with side dishes, dessert and drink. There will also be vegetarian, gluten-free or lasagna available upon request.

The Joy Pleasers clown troupe will entertain and there will also be a bake sale.

Beacon’s Haupert earns CFP certification

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Tiffany Haupert.

Tiffany Haupert, of Beacon Investment Services, has earned the Certified Financial Planner certification.

The certification is granted by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards and is based on education, examination, experience and ethics.

Haupert offers comprehensive financial planning that incorporates insurance, long-term financial security and long-term health care for those nearing retirement.

Beacon Investment Services is located at 136 Northpoint Ave., in Huntington.

Body Safety program

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Sgt. Terry Hall, a retired Indianapolis Police Officer, presents the Body Safety program to students at Lincoln Elementary School the week of Jan. 26. This is Hall’s 10th year presenting the program, which informs youth how sexual abuse can happen and how they can put an end to it by reporting it.

Memories of W&D

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The Huntington County Historical Museum is currently featuring a display about the Wolf & Dessauer department store, which had a location in Huntington at Park Drive and Jefferson Street. The building it occupied is scheduled to be demolished this spring. The museum’s display will remain up through March. Museum hours are Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

GriefShare sessions offered at College Park

College Park Church, in Huntington, will be offering Wednesday evening sessions of GriefShare from 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., beginning Feb. 25 and ending on May 20.

GriefShare is a free grief recovery support group offered to individuals grieving the death of a loved one.

Each of the 13 weeks is a standalone session, meaning that one can join a group at any time.

For more information or to register, contact Pat Brown at 224-1840 or or the church office at 356-2642.

Clark earns Hillsdale DL

Larissa Joy Clark, of Huntington, was named to the dean’s list at Hillsdale College for the 2014 fall semester.

Clark is the daughter of Lance and Mary Clark. She is a sophomore at Hillsdale and majoring in political economics.

Clark is a 2013 graduate of Blackhawk Christian School.

Love INC donation

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Huntington Knights of Columbus member Adam Fisher (center) presents a check to Joey Spiegel (right), executive director of Love in the Name of Christ, and Love INC Ministry Coordinator Kyle Metzger (left) on Thursday, Feb. 5. The check, which represented donations collected at a roadblock fund-raiser in December, will be used for Love INC’s Loving Neighbors client assistance program.

Helping to raise some funds

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Jim Coppock of the Roanoke Lions Club (left) presents a check to Roanoke Elementary School PTO officers Debbie Fairchild (center) and Rynell Klepper to assist with their fund-raising efforts on behalf of the school’s student body and staff.

Free Clinic donation

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Steve Reust (right), a member of the Huntington Knights of Columbus, presents a check to Rosemary Wagner of the Huntington Free Clinic on Thursday, Feb. 5. The check, which represented donations collected at a roadblock fund-raiser in December, will be used in part to construct a garden at the clinic.

Salvation Army holding fish, t-loin supper Feb. 17 for hoop fund-raiser

The Salvation Army, in Huntington, is hosting a fish and tenderloin supper on Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The supper, an all-you-can-eat by Dan’s Fish Fry, will include baked beans, applesauce and drinks in addition to fish and tenderloins.

There is a fee to attend, with a reduced fee offered for children ages 5 to 12. There is no fee for children ages 4 and under. Tickets will be available at the door and proceeds will assist Salvation Army Jr. League Basketball.

The Salvation Army is located at 1424 E. Market St., Huntington.

Sweet persuasion

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Roanoke Elementary School students Lucas Riggers and Evan Wilcoxson are shown with their “candy bot” prototype. The robot was made in Jami PeGan’s class as part of a persuasive writing project, in which students critiqued some clips from the TV show “Shark Tank.” The students then created a prototype and wrote a pitch to try to convince their fellow “sharks” to buy their product.

Kohl to speak on future of agriculture

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Dr. David Kohl

Huntington University’s Institute for Agricultural Studies is hosting a day-long event focused on the future of agriculture and featuring Dr. David Kohl, president of AgriVisions LLC, a consulting firm providing cutting-edge programs to leading agricultural organizations worldwide.

Dinner at Nick’s will benefit Helping Paws

Helping Paws Pet Haven will hold its first “fun-raiser” of the year on Feb. 13 at Nick’s Kitchen, in downtown Huntington.

From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Helping Paws volunteers will serve as wait staff at the restaurant. All tips received will go to Helping Paws to purchase food for the cats living in the no-kill shelter.

Carry-outs are available by calling 356-6618.

Nick’s Kitchen is located at 506 N. Jefferson St., in Huntington.

Seniors invited to renew vows in Feb. 13 ceremony

The Huntington County Council on Aging invites couples and visitors to participate in its Senior Sweetheart Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony and reception on Friday, Feb. 13, at 2:30 p.m. at the Senior Center.

Cake, punch, music and door prizes will be available at the reception. One couple will win a dinner for two with limousine transportation.
The ceremony is limited to already-married couples over the age of 60.

Call 359-4410 to make reservations.