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O’Donnell’s economic forecast rescheduled for Feb. 3

Jim O'Donnell portrait
Jim O'Donnell

The Whitley County presentation scheduled for Feb. 5 has been cancelled because of the weather.

HUNTINGTON, Ind. Huntington University has rescheduled Jim O'Donnell's annual state-of-the-economy forecast for Monday, Feb. 3.

The program will still be offered as a Foundation Breakfast with breakfast being served at 7:45 a.m. and the program beginning at 8 a.m.

O'Donnell's forecast has become a breakfast series favorite as he looks back on what happened during 2013 and then speaks to how it will impact the new year. O'Donnell also will give his forecast at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Eagles Nest Event Center in Columbia City for the Chamber of Commerce.

O'Donnell serves as the Executive-in-Residence, Emeritus Standing at Huntington University.

The February Foundation Breakfast will be held as scheduled on Feb. 12 where a panel will provide innovative ideas and methods for agriculture.

The Foundation Breakfast is open to the public. It will begin at 7:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons at Huntington University and conclude by 9 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $7. First-time attendees eat free courtesy of Bailey-Love Mortuary.

RSVPs are requested for the breakfast but are not required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Barb Baker at 260-359-4069 or

The breakfast is held on the second Wednesday of every month during the school year. For more information about the Foundation, 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.