New to This Year: Kickoff Crawl on Nov. 9

The Greater Huntington Candy Cane Trail is just around the corner and we are excited to be hosting dual locations for the kickoff shopping crawl at Pullman Square and Village of Barboursville CVB on

Nov. 9 from 5-8 p.m. Come out and shop local during the could win $500!

If you are a storefront business or restaurant in Cabell and Wayne counties and would like to be listed as a Candy Cane Trail Merchant, sign up in the link for free!

For more information about the 2023 Greater Huntington Candy Cane Trail, please contact Erin Ferry at [email protected] or call (304) 525-5131 ext. 300.

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Want to Get More Involved with HYP?

Join the HYP Leadership Team! 🤝

Want to get more involved with the Huntington Young Professionals? We're currently accepting nominations for our leadership team. If you're interested in the following positions, please complete the form linked here by Oct. 31!


Chair – The Chair organizes regular team meetings to facilitate the planning of events and projects. Provides support to other members of the leadership team to ensure the group is operating effectively. Works with the leadership team to identify and communicate with prospective speakers for events. Delivers opening remarks at luncheons and other events. Represents HYP as a board member of the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Vice Chair – The Vice Chair would step up to the position of Chair in the event the position became vacant. The Vice Chair provides general support to the Chair, and helps to lead various projects for the group. They would help facilitate meetings and may be asked to speak at events in the event the Chair is unable to attend.


Secretary – The Secretary takes minutes at leadership team meetings and ensures that the agenda is being followed effectively. Provides input for the group and provide general support to other team members when needed.


Treasurer – Helps to keep track of the budget and ensure the fiscal responsibility of the group. Attends team meetings to provide input for group projects and events, and provides general support to other team members when needed.


Communication Co-Chairs (2) – Prepares social media posts and to promote events and projects. Prepares a monthly newsletter to highlight the activities of the group. Takes photos at group events. Attends team meetings to provide input for group projects and events.


Networking & Events Co-Chairs (2) – Plans the events for the group to ensure members have positive experiences and networking opportunities. Contacts venues, caterers, and other vendors to ensure that events run smoothly. Attends team meetings to provide input for group projects and events.


Community Service Co-Chairs (2) – Plans impactful community service projects and organize volunteers. Provides inspiring opportunities for our members to give back to the community. Attends team meetings to provide input for group projects and events.


Membership & Recruitment Co-Chairs (2) – Focus on expanding membership by promoting the group at community events and reaching out to prospective members. Attends team meetings to provide input for group projects and events.

If you have any questions, please contact Zach Whitfield at [email protected]

Apply Here

Blog: Leveraging AI and No-Code Tools

for Effective Digital Marketing

The digital marketing landscape has evolved to be more accessible and user-friendly than ever before, thanks to AI and no-code tools. These tools empower marketers to create, distribute, and optimize their content efficiently. Learn more in this week's blog!

This blog is the third in a three-part series inspired by content from Dr. Ben Eng during a Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn Presented by Ohio Valley Bank.

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In Your Business Podcast Episode 6: 🎙️

Navigating Supply Chain Inventory Issues - Moses AutoMall of Huntington

Join us in this episode as we sit down with Jason Moses, Executive Manager of Moses Auto Mall of Huntington. Jason shares insights on conquering inventory and supply chain challenges. From demand forecasting to surpassing customer expectations, Jason provides actionable strategies that apply across industries. Whether you're a seasoned player in the automotive sector or a business enthusiast, this episode promises a wealth of practical takeaways. Listen to gain access to the strategies that keep Moses Auto Mall ahead of the curve, and gain a unique perspective on the future of inventory management in the automotive industry. Tune in on Apple, Amazon, and Spotify!

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Join the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce Women’s Impact Network (WIN) group at their upcoming event, Women Leading the Way, on Thursday November 9 at 11:30 a.m., at Guyan Golf & Country Club, 1 Bill Campbell Way, Huntington, WV.

This event will bring together the four current officers of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce who are all women leaders in their community.  Members will learn what has made them successful in their

careers and gain knowledge of how these experiences can be applied to their own professional and personal lives. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from esteemed guests, including Susan Lavenski, Marybeth Anderson, Kathy Thomas and Anna Dailey.

These panelists will provide insight on what they see in the coming years for professional women in the State of West Virginia as well as suggestions for women in entrepreneurship. Tricia Ball will serve as the moderator during the event.

Early Bird Registration: $25 (until Oct. 31st)

General Registration: $35

For more information about the Women Leading the Way event and sponsorship opportunities, please visit one of the Chamber websites or contact the Huntington Regional Chamber at (304) 525-5131.

Register Here



Project Hope is in Need of Baby Wipes!

Donate Here

The American Printing House for the Blind Invites You 

to Two Presentations by Joe Strechay, 

Blind TV and Film Professional 📽️

In recognition of October being Disability Employment Awareness Month, Marshall University’s Video Production Program and the American Printing House for the Blind (APH Huntington) are collaborating to offer two presentations by Joe Strechay, blind TV and film professional.  


Joe will share is life experiences and how they led him to a career in television and film production. He has worked on major motion pictures working to insure accurate portrayals of blind characters by sighted actors, cast blind actors in starring film roles, and worked to educate the television and film industries on how to appropriately work with actors who have disabilities. 


Both the afternoon and evening presentations are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Last Chance to Get Your Tickets! 🚂

Don’t miss out on your last opportunity to grab your ticket for Developmental Therapy Center's highly anticipated All Aboard event! With limited seats available, this is your chance to secure your spot and embark on a night of fun, entertainment, and unforgettable memories!

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Trick or Treat Extravaganza 🎃

Trunk-or-Treating and Sensory Friendly Trick-or-Treating

The Children's Home Society of WV Huntington/Ona/Milton and Developmental Therapy Center are thrilled to be hosting a Trick-or-Treat Extravaganza! Everyone is welcome to join on Tuesday night, October 24, from 6-8 pm at the Pullman Square parking garage. We’ll have trunks filled with treats ready for all the little ghosts and goblins! But that's not all - we also have a special treat for our sensory-sensitive children. Head over to DTC for sensory-friendly trick-or-treating just for them. Don't forget to wear your costumes and bring your treat buckets! Registration is required, so sign up early to secure your spot. Let's make this Halloween memorable for all the children in our community!

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Dr. Leigh Ann Levine takes on new role at Valley Health: Chief Clinical Officer for Infectious Diseases & Addiction Medicine

Dr. Leigh Ann Levine is taking on a new role at Valley Health Systems, Inc., and will serve as the company’s Chief Clinical Officer for Infectious Disease and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Levine oversees the clinical aspects of addiction treatment with medically assisted therapy programs and established Valley Health’s Infectious Disease Clinic, increasing access to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV screening, prevention, and treatment.

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Valley Health’s Dr. Mathew Weimer attends National Association of Community Health Centers Conference 

and completes term as Board member

Valley Health Systems' Vice President of Health Services and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mathew Weimer, recently attended the National Association of Community Health Centers’ (NACHC) Community Health Institute and Expo (CHI) in San Diego, California.  Conference attendees heard from industry leaders, networked with peers, and shared ideas and best practices for providing high quality, affordable health care in a challenging and evolving health care environment.

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Mark your calendars! Mountwest and CJ Hughes are partnering to host a Touch - A - Truck event on Saturday, November 4, from 3-6 p.m. Follow Mountwest's Facebook page for more information. 

HMA to Offer Conservatory Tasting Tour with

Day of the Dead Theme 💀

The Huntington Museum of Art will offer a Tasting Tour of the C. Fred Edwards Conservatory that incorporates a Día de Los Muertos or the Day of the Dead theme on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023, from 6 to 8 p.m. as part of its 4thTuesday Tour Series. Admission to this event is free.


During the tour, guests will be able to sample foods that are produced by plants that are culturally important to Mexico and represented in the C. Fred Edwards Conservatory.

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Jordan Davis Extends Tour to Charleston 🤠

Multi-Platinum, CMA award-winning artist and current reigning CMA Song of the Year winner Jordan Davis today announced the extension of his sold-out DAMN GOOD TIME Tour, adding several additional dates across the US including a stop in Charleston at the Charleston Coliseum on Friday, July 26, 2024, as well as stops in Canada, the UK and Europe. 

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ARPA Contribution to J.W. Scott Community Center 🫶

Huntington City Council District 5 representative Teresa Johnson joined board members of the Positive People Association on Wednesday, Oct. 11, to present a $10,000 check in American Rescue Plan Act funds.

The funds will be used at the J.W. Scott Community Center in Fairfield for an after-school program to help children and teens with homework, meals and a safe place to play. The Positive People Association is a community-based, nonprofit organization that oversees the Community Center, located at 1637 8th Ave.

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