Today is Small Business Saturday. Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce executive director Angie Anspach says it’s important to shop local, “It’s what keeps America going is its small businesses, so we’re really encouraging everyone to get out there and support our local businesses and local economy.” Continue reading
Don’t miss your chance to join in on the Spirit of Pulaski County Festival tomorrow. The festival, formerly known as German Fest, had a name change in order to be able to include different things and be more all encompassing. Continue reading
The annual Spirit of Pulaski County, formerly known as Germanfest, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 8 this year at the Train Depot in downtown Winamac. During the event, the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a spirit ride and spirit walk in memory of Tina Kasten and all other domestic abuse victims. Kasten is a local woman whose husband was arrested for her murder back in May. Continue reading
A Winamac High School graduate has been named as this year’s Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce’s H.J. Halleck Award winner.
Judy Stinemetz will be recognized for her many years of dedicated service at Pulaski Memorial Hospital, where she worked as the dietary manager for 37 years. She is a volunteer at Pulaski Human Services where she is the food pantry organizer and is in charge of the mobile food pantry. She has also organized the Women of the Moose in Winamac and holds many fundraisers for the community. Among her other community efforts include her assistance on Election Day, memberships with the Cystic Fibrosis Organization in Pulaski County and the State Board of Dietary Managers, pack-a-backpack, and other fundraisers.
A Pulaski County resident is recognized each year for his or her outstanding community spirit. The award winner is honored for his or her time spent on improving the life in Pulaski County through a variety of projects. Those who are nominated have willingly given time and energy without the gratitude and recognition they deserve.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce’s Winter Wonderland event is tomorrow in downtown Winamac from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET.
Several craft and business booths will be set up in different locations including the Vurpillat Opera House, fire station, Refined, Christian Church and the New Beginnings Church. Local businesses will have sales for Christmas shoppers. The Lion’s Club toy drive and the craft and bake sale will be at the Pulaski County Human Services building, the Iris-Elm Garden Club holiday arrangement show will be at the train depot and the boy scouts coat drive will take place on the courthouse lawn.
The Winter Wonderland event is set for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. ET in downtown Winamac.
Angie Anspach from the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce said some annual features have moved this year.
Games and activities for kids and adults will begin at 3 p.m. including a cornhole contest and create-a-canvas. The completed canvas projects will be sold at a silent auction where proceeds will benefit the Germanfest event for next year.
The event begins with a golf outing at 8 a.m. ET at Pond View Golf Course. Music and children’s activities will be ongoing from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Create-a-canvas will spark talent in residents and those pieces of art will be sold at a silent auction with the proceeds to benefit GermanFest.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will host a town-wide yard sale event on Saturday, July 19 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET in Winamac, rain or shine.
If you plan on having a yard sale, reserve a spot on the map for $10. The maps will be available for all shoppers at the Pulaski County Chamber office at 102 N. Monticello Street in Winamac. The deadline for placement on the map is Friday, July 11.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will welcome Senator Ed Charbonneau for a visit in Winamac next week.
The senator will discuss bills that affect business in Pulaski County and other items in the legislature as well.
Senator Charbonneau will be at the Fox’s Den in Winamac on Wednesday, March 26 at 1 p.m. ET. If you would like to go to the meeting, RSVP by calling
The annual meeting of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and the Halleck Award Recognition Banquet was held Saturday evening at the Event Center in Winamac, honoring Jackie Frain as this year’s Halleck Award recipient for her outstanding services to the community. Frain was honored after the organization’s annual meeting, adding her to the list of 31 previous recipients.
The annual meeting of the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and the Halleck Award Recognition Banquet will be held Saturday, March 8 at 6 p.m. ET at the Event Center in Winamac. Tickets are still available, but seating is limited so you are encouraged to reserve your ticket early.
Senator Ed Charbonneau will be visiting Pulaski County for a meet and greet on Monday, offering Chamber of Commerce members and the public to visit and ask questions. Judy Heater, coordinator for the event, said that the senator is coming at the Chamber’s request to be their guest representative this quarter.
Heater said she’s not sure what the senator will discuss, but he will be present to answer questions.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence entered the Fox’s Den in Winamac Tuesday afternoon with a smile on his face and his hand extended to meet the many residents and business owners who gathered there and to discuss the state of Indiana, along with great measures the state is making in education and employment.
Governor Pence stated that small business is what makes Indiana a great place to be.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be participating in a meet and greet today from Noon to 1 p.m. ET at 124 N. Market Street in Winamac.
This is an opportunity for residents and business owners to get together with the governor to discuss topics such as small business, health insurance and other items of interest.
This event is sponsored by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to take part in the 2013 holiday lights contest.
Residents and business owners are encouraged to pick up a registration form at the Chamber of Commerce, fill it out and pay $10 cash to enter into the contest. On Dec. 4 and Dec. 5, judges will be traveling around Pulaski County to see which house and which business has the most festive decorations for the season. Make sure all lighted displays are on from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET both days.
The Winter Wonderland event, sponsored by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, is set for Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET in downtown Winamac.
But first, join the chamber in ushering in the holiday season in the lighting of the Christmas Tree on the Pulaski County Courthouse lawn on Friday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. ET followed by tours of three beautiful homes in Pulaski County. Tickets for the home tour can be purchased at the Pulaski County Chamber office, at Refined or from Winter Wonderland committee members. Tours will be given at Melody Braun’s home as well as at Bailey Hoover’s home and Patrick Shuttrow’s home.
The Starke County and Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce organizations have received phone calls about Skyline Publications and the company’s attempt to sell ads for a Pulaski-Starke Visitors Guide.
This is not endorsed by either the Starke County Chamber of Commerce or the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.
The downtown Winamac area will soon become a veritable winter wonderland, presented by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. The charming holiday celebration will feature a variety of events and activities including craft and business booths, great sales at local businesses, free children’s activities and refreshments.