Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce! 🎄

Wishing our members and friends a joyful holiday season filled with warmth and cheer. Thank you for your continued support, and here's to a prosperous and successful New Year ahead!

Christmas Business After Hours at City National Bank

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us for the City National Bank 2023 Christmas Business After Hours! This cherished tradition, which has been bringing us together for over 20 years, reached a new high this year with record-breaking attendance of over 200 guests!

We toasted to an amazing year of growth for the Chamber and our region and raised our glasses with optimism for an even better 2024. The evening was filled with joy, networking, and festive spirit, continuing our legacy of community and connection. We also enjoyed an incredible spread from The Grill on Third!

Save the Dates for Upcoming January Lunch & Learn

and Business After Hours

Topic: Goal Setting

When: Wednesday, January 10

12-1:30 p.m.

Location: TBA

Hosted by OVP Health

When: Thursday, January 18

5 - 7 p.m.

Location: 825 Third Avenue, Suite 200

In Your Business Podcast: Episode 14

Your Chamber - Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce

In this episode, Reeves Kirtner sits down with our own Tricia Ball, President and CEO of the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, to discuss the mission and goals of the Chamber, member engagement and services, how the Chamber helps our area businesses, and some of the challenges and misconceptions about the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Thank you to Reeves Kirtner, Kindred Communications, and presenting sponsor, Moses AutoMall of Huntington.

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HYP and WIN Give Back

Huntington Young Professionals (HYP) and Women's Impact Network (WIN) both held fundraisers during their holiday parties to give back to the children of the community this season! HYP donated toys to the A.D. Lewis Community Center and WIN donated toys to the West Virginia Children's Home Society.

Remember to Shop Local, Earn Points, and Win Prizes Through January 1!

There are only two weeks left to participate in the 2023 Greater Huntington Candy Cane Trail! Remember to redeem your points and pick up your commemorative mug and/or ornament from the Chamber's office, located at 1108 Third Ave., Suite 300. The winner of the $1,000 grand prize will be announced on January 3!

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Reminder: Submissions for the Monday Morning Memo Received from Monday, December 18 through Wednesday, January 3 will be featured in the January 8 MMM.


Randy Moss' Crisppi's Chicken is Officially Open!

It was an exciting Friday morning as local legend and NFL Hall of Famer, Randy Moss, along with his family, cut the ribbon on the grand opening of Crisppis Chicken, located at 801 3rd Ave in Huntington!

Former wide receiver for Marshall University, Randy opened the first Crisppi’s Chicken restaurant in Philadelphia this past summer. Crisppi’s Chicken is known for its famous chicken sandwiches, including the Honey Garlic Parm Chicken Sandwich, Sweet Thai Chili Chicken Sandwich, and various chicken and waffle dishes!

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Open Registration at Mountwest Community

Technical College on January 9

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Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. - Retirement of Jim Gartner; Promotions of Mark Smith & Jeremy Clark

Mark A. Gooch Vice Chairman, President and CEO of Community Trust Bancorp, Inc., is pleased to announce that Mark Smith has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer and Jeremy Clark has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Loan Review Manager.  Both promotions are effective January 1, 2024.  James J. Gartner will be retiring from Community Trust Bank on December 31, 2023 as Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer. 

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Dr. Jordan B. Peterson Coming to Charleston

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, the influential psychologist, author, and cultural commentator, today announced his We Who Wrestle With God Tour. The 51-city tour kicks off on February 4 with stops across the U.S. including The Charleston Municipal Auditorium on February 7.  

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson is a best-selling author, psychologist, Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, and co-founder of Peterson Academy. The Jordan B Peterson podcast frequently tops the charts in the Education category. He has written three books, Maps of Meaning, an academic work, presenting a new scientifically-grounded theory of religious and political belief, and the bestselling 12 Rules for Life, and Beyond Order, which have sold more than twelve million copies.

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