Introducing In Your Business Podcast! 🎧

Presented by Moses AutoMall of Huntington

In Your Business, produced by Kindred Communications, Inc. and presented by Moses AutoMall of Huntington, is a conversational podcast that delves into the vibrant world of Huntington-area business. Join us as we sit down with passionate entrepreneurs, uncovering their inspiring journeys, innovative strategies, and the challenges they've conquered to make their mark. From marketing mastery to work-life balance, we explore the real stories behind small businesses, offering invaluable insights and advice for both budding and seasoned entrepreneurs. Tune in for a dose of entrepreneurial inspiration and practical wisdom, right from the heart of successful ventures.

Episode 1 delves into the fascinating world of franchises with a seasoned entrepreneur and owner of multiple Little Caesars franchises and one Dog Haus location, Vicki Dun-Marshall. Discover what it takes to turn a beloved brand into a successful business venture, as we uncover the mechanics behind franchising, its advantages, challenges, and the realities of being at the helm of well-known fast-food outlets. From the misconceptions to the financial considerations, from the franchisee-franchisor relationship to future growth prospects, this conversation offers valuable insights for aspiring franchise owners and anyone intrigued by the intricacies of running a franchise within the dynamic food industry. Whether you're a business enthusiast or just curious about the behind-the-scenes of familiar eateries, this episode provides a rich exploration into the world of Little Caesars franchises.

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Cooking, Etiquette, and Strengths! Oh My! 🍴🤝 💪

The inaugural class of Leadership Huntington, presented by Mountain Health Network, embarked on an exciting journey during their orientation and first session, held on September 6 and 7 at Huntington's Kitchen. The new program, offered through the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, is designed to connect, develop, empower, and mobilize current and emerging leaders committed to making a difference in the Huntington region. The 10-month program provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of the region's economic, social, and political landscape while equipping them with the tools and knowledge needed to tackle complex business challenges.

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Love our Business After Hours?

Make sure not to miss September's! 🎮

As a grander version of the Chamber's usual Business After Hours, this is a your opportunity to network and connect with fellow professionals - while getting a more in-depth look at what fellow Chamber members and their businesses and organizations have to offer!

The evening will include food and open bar, raffle prizes, and more. Power up your creativity for this year's theme and get inspired from classic arcade, mobile phone, to modern video games! Prizes will be awarded for best costumes and best decorated exhibitor tables.

Registration is $15 for all general attendees.

When: Thursday, September 28 from 5-7pm

Where: Mountain Health Arena Convention Center

Special thank you to our Master Level sponsors, CJ Hughes Construction Inc. and AD Interactive, our Elite Level sponsors, Netranom and Alpha Technologies, and Ace Level sponsor, Huntington Junior College.

Exhibitor and sponsor registration closes September 21.

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Members - Take $15 Off Your Next $100 Delivery Order From Office Depot 💲

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September Lunch & Learn: Incorporating DEI Into Corporate Strategy with Dr. Alan Letton 🍴

September 12 | 12 - 1 p.m. | Cabell Huntington Health Department

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It Takes a Village: Understanding & Addressing Substance Use Disorder in Huntington 🤝

October 5 | 9-11 a.m. | Cabell Huntington Health Department

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West Virginia Entrepreneurs Virtual Series 💼

Marshall Health is launching a virtual training series for individuals interested in learning more about small business ownership and entrepreneurship.

As part of Marshall Health’s Career Opportunities for Appalachian Legacy (COAL) initiative, training participants will learn firsthand from other small business owners how to start and operate a small business or social enterprise, which are businesses that sell or provide a service to support a cause.

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All Board to See American Idol Season 20

Winner Noah Thompson 🎵

Join the Developmental Therapy Center on October 21st at 6:30 p.m. at Willow Ridge Events in Barboursville for the 7th Annual All Aboard event! Enjoy live music, good eats, and delicious drinks with performances by American Idol Season 20 winner Noah Thompson, Corey Hager, and the Kelly and Julie Davis Band. Tickets are on sale now!

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Oct. 12 Expo to Connect Small Suppliers

to Large State Manufacturer ⚙️

Marshall University’s Advanced Manufacturing Center and Advantage Valley are presenting another in their series of Supply Chain Expos to connect small businesses to major companies while forging supply chain connections closer to home.

The October 12 virtual event from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. will feature Gestamp, an international group dedicated to the design, development and manufacture of metal automotive components. 

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Kick-off Halloween Season with Huntington Children's Museum's Third Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest 🎃

Join the Huntington Children's Museum's third annual Pumpkin Carving Contest on Tuesday, October 17 at 6 PM outside The Market. Grab dinner at The Market and then enjoy the show!

All contestants will have an hour to carve their masterpieces unless YOU decide to donate to extend their carving time. Additional minutes up to 30 minutes are available for $10 a minute NOW! Contestants who raise $600 before the event will be permitted to choose a partner to assist with the competition!

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Applications Now Being Accepted for

Nursing Minority Scholarship 🩺

Applications are now being accepted for the St. Mary’s School of Nursing/Mountwest Community and Technical College Minority/Person of Color Scholarship. 


The scholarship recipient receives waived tuition at Mountwest for required support courses and full tuition, fees and books for all courses at St. Mary’s School of Nursing. The recipient must remain continuously enrolled and maintain an overall 2.5 GPA for ongoing eligibility. 


The deadline to apply is April 5, 2024, but early applications are encouraged.

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Mountain Health Network to Host National Suicide Prevention Month Events 🏥

In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month, Mountain Health Network and its member hospitals will host free community events focused on education and support.

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Hot Wheels is Coming to Charleston! 🔥

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party is coming to Charleston for the first time ever! Fans of all ages will experience the thrill of watching their favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks in the DARK! This one-of-a-kind show will visit Charleston Coliseum, February 3-4, 2024 for three epic performances!  

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Valley Health Expansion with Three New Providers 🏥

Valley Health Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce a new health center in Point Pleasant. The new Valley Health – Point Pleasant QuickCare is located inside of Fruth Pharmacy at 2501 Jackson Ave, Point Pleasant, WV 25550 and opened on July 10, 2023. This new location continues Valley Health’s mission of providing quality health care to everyone. The Point Pleasant – Fruth location features two exam rooms, a laboratory, and will serve as an urgent care clinic. Three new Valley Health providers are seeing patients at this location:

·      Physician Assistant Mary Grace Workman

·      Nurse Practitioner Whitney Watterson 

·      Nurse Practitioner Kathy Kirby

All three providers are graduates of Marshall University, grew up in the Point Pleasant area and are ready to serve their communities, providing quality health care to all.

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