Foundation breakfast to discuss economic development in Huntington

Brooks Fetters, Huntington University, a Christian collegeHUNTINGTON, Ind.— Economic development is arguably one of the top issues facing the City of Huntington. On March 14, join Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters and Tom Wall, president of the Huntington County Commissioners, at the Huntington University Foundation breakfast as they discuss progress and initiatives in both the city and Huntington County.

Fetters began his term as mayor of Huntington in January. He also served as a member of the Foundation board from 2001 to 2011 and as its president for three years.

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.

The 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 To be added to the mailing list, contact Barb Baker at 260-359-4069 or

Since 1938, the Huntington University Foundation has assisted Huntington County residents who attend Huntington University through the annual Huntington County Grant and endowed scholarships. The foundation also supports community arts events. 
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 to its “Best in the Midwest” list. 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).  


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