Representatives to give state of county, city at Foundation Breakfast

Source: Huntington University, 3/19/14

The April Foundation Breakfast will explore the current state of the economy for both Huntington County and the City of Huntington.

The mission of the Huntington County Economic Development Corporation is to maintain a unified economic development effort to promote opportunities for job retention, expansion and to attract new businesses.

On April 9, Mark Wickersham, executive director of the HCUED, along with Mayor Brooks Fetters and County Commissioners President Larry Buzzard will give a progress report on the state of the county and city along with updates on local businesses.

The Foundation Breakfast is open to the public. It will begin at 7:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons and conclude by 9 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $7. First-time attendees eat free courtesy of Bailey-Love Mortuary. Reservations are appreciated. RSVP to Barb Baker at 260-359-4069 or

The Foundation’s breakfast is held on the second Wednesday of every month during the school year. For more information, contact the Huntington University Foundation at 260-359-4069 or visit

Since 1938, the Huntington University Foundation has assisted Huntington County residents who attend Huntington University through the annual Huntington County Grant and endowed scholarships.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution a “Best Midwestern College.” Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).