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Indiana County Fair Makes Announcements, Including 2022 Schedule

May 24, 2022 | Posted in News
Indiana County Fair Makes Announcements, Including 2022 Schedule

Exciting News – Indiana County Fair has released their fair schedule for 2022! Find out more about the upcoming 2022 Indiana County Fair HERE. Also, the 4th Annual 5K & Fun Walk will take place on August 28th at 8 …


CEO Releases Spring Newsletter

April 8, 2022 | Posted in News
CEO Releases Spring Newsletter

  The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their spring newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


Recreation News highlights Geocaching in Indiana County

April 8, 2022 | Posted in News
Recreation News highlights Geocaching in Indiana County

We are pleased to share another feature story in Recreation News highlighting Indiana County.  It’s always a pleasure to collaborate with Rec News on articles like this one. Read the story featuring Indiana County here or read the entire Recreation …


Yurts at Yellow Creek State Park featured by “Only in Your State”

April 11, 2022 | Posted in News
Yurts at Yellow Creek State Park featured by “Only in Your State”

Only in Your State recently released an article entitled “Go Glamping at these 5 campgrounds in Pennsylvania with Yurts for an unforgettable adventure” highlighting the yurts at Yellow Creek State Park!  Check out the entire article!


Proclamation: Indiana County Walks Day April 23, 2022

April 20, 2022 | Posted in News
Proclamation: Indiana County Walks Day April 23, 2022

Everyone is encouraged in Indiana County to ‘get out and walk’ on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in recognition of the proclamation: Indiana County Walks Day! Dr. Patrick’s Walking Tour of Indiana will start on the IUP Oak Grove at 10:00 …


Proclamation issued for National Travel and Tourism Week

April 27, 2022 | Posted in News
Proclamation issued for National Travel and Tourism Week

Today, the Indiana County Commissioners issued a proclamation in support of National Travel and Tourism Week, held yearly during the first week of May.  National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) was created by Congress in 1983 to elevate the economic …


Funding and Grant Announcements made for IUP Academy of Culinary Arts/IUP Punxsutawney Culinary Arts

May 3, 2022 | Posted in News
Funding and Grant Announcements made for IUP Academy of Culinary Arts/IUP Punxsutawney Culinary Arts

Exciting news has been released for IUP Academy of Culinary Arts/IUP Punxsutawney Culinary Arts regarding grants and funding! Congressman Thompson Announces $500,000 Funding for IUP Academy of Culinary Arts Background on Master Plan-pics.  Read the full story here. Additionally, Rep. …


Celebrating ICTB Members during NTTW!

May 5, 2022 | Posted in News
Celebrating ICTB Members during NTTW!

As we celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week (NTTW) in 2022, let us take time to highlight all of the Indiana County Tourist Bureau (ICTB) members who work hard to promote travel and tourism within Indiana County, PA each and …


Celebrating Jimmy Stewart’s Birthday

May 6, 2022 | Posted in News
Celebrating Jimmy Stewart’s Birthday

The Jimmy Stewart Museum is hosting a weekend celebration in honor of Jimmy Stewart’s 114th birthday.   Dates: Friday, May 20th – Sunday, May 22nd Hours:  Friday & Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM; Sunday 12PM – 4PM Location:  The Jimmy …


Jimmy Stewart Airport Public Open House

May 7, 2022 | Posted in News
Jimmy Stewart Airport Public Open House

Mark your calendars!  Jimmy Stewart Airport  is updating the Airport Master Plan to guide the next 20 years of development and beyond.  The public open house will take place on Monday, May 23rd from 6pm to 8 pm in the …


Call for Proposals from Creative Spaces Collective

May 17, 2022 | Posted in News
Call for Proposals from Creative Spaces Collective

Fund your creative idea and fuel Indiana County’s future! Creative Spaces Collective is asking for proposals. Due: May 31, 2022 Creative Spaces encourages you to MAKE A PROPOSAL: Dream it…….It all begins with an idea. How can you make Indiana …


Show your support for IUP Men’s Basketball Team – Attend a Watch Party!

March 21, 2022 | Posted in News
Show your support for IUP Men’s Basketball Team – Attend a Watch Party!

The IUP men’s basketball team defeated division rival Cal U 68-59 in the title game of the 2022 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Championship tournament. They will now head to Evansville, Indiana for the NCAA Division II Elite Eight—their first …


CEO releases Summer Newsletter

June 6, 2022 | Posted in News
CEO releases Summer Newsletter

  The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their summer newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


Benefit for United Way at Altoona Curve

June 9, 2022 | Posted in News
Benefit for United Way at Altoona Curve

We’re excited to share with you a great way to help support United Way while also enjoying baseball! The Altoona Curve is hosting “INDIANA COUNTY COMMUNITY NIGHT” on Saturday, June 18th. The game begins at 6 PM. Questions? Call 724-463-0277.


Thomas Covered Bridge to be Featured in Calendar

June 13, 2022 | Posted in News
Thomas Covered Bridge to be Featured in Calendar

The Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania, Inc. has released information regarding their upcoming 2023 Covered Bridge Calendar.   The calendar will include 13 color photos of Pennsylvania Covered Bridges submitted by TBCBSP Members, one of which is the Thomas …


VisitPA.com highlights Lone Oak Farm & Yellow Creek State Park

June 27, 2022 | Posted in News
VisitPA.com highlights Lone Oak Farm & Yellow Creek State Park

ICTB Member Highlighted on VisitPA.com:  Lone Oak Farm VisitPA.com is once again running their: “Scooped: An Ice Cream Trail” campaign, which highlights amazingly delicious ice cream from creameries spread throughout Pennsylvania.  We’re excited to announce that Indiana County’s Lone Oak Farm …


Indiana Community Garden Celebrates 10th Anniversary

July 25, 2022 | Posted in News
Indiana Community Garden Celebrates 10th Anniversary

This free event will take place on Saturday, August 6th at Mack Park from 1 PM – 8:30 PM, with anniversary inauguration remarks at 6 PM! Activities include: tours, artists, live music, children’s activities, and “food and brew” (accepting cash, …


HOT OFF THE PRESS: “Jack Benedict – My Major League Life in Broadcasting” Book is Available Now!

August 2, 2022 | Posted in News
HOT OFF THE PRESS:  “Jack Benedict – My Major League Life in Broadcasting” Book is Available Now!

ICTB is proud to support Jack Benedict in the sales of his newly debuted book:  “Jack Benedict – My Major League Life in Broadcasting”. His book is available for purchase at our office at a cost of $18 (tax included). A …


#TheLuigiWay is now available in our office! 

August 11, 2022 | Posted in News
#TheLuigiWay is now available in our office! 

The Softcover edition of The Luigi Way: Benedictine Values Proven Effective In Leadership can be purchased in our office Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 4 PM.  Stop by to get your copy today!


Best of Indiana County 2022 Results

August 11, 2022 | Posted in News

Recently, Renda Broadcasting Company released the results of “The Best of Indiana County” 2022, presented by John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. ICTB would like to congratulate its members (listed below) who were awarded recognition through this contest.  For a complete …


MEET THE HAWKS

August 12, 2022 | Posted in News
MEET THE HAWKS

Mark your calendar! August 18, 2022 at 5 PM Downtown Indiana’s THIRD THURSDAY is joining forces with IUP for “MEET THE HAWKS”. Stop by IRMC Park in Downtown Indiana to meet the IUP’s Class of 2026, enjoy a performance by …


Mutts of Merit in Motion: Park Grand Opening

August 15, 2022 | Posted in News
Mutts of Merit in Motion: Park Grand Opening

Park Grand Opening: Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 10 AM It is official, world famous dog trainer, speaker, and author, Pat Miller of Peaceable Paws LLC is coming to Indiana, PA on Saturday, August 20, 2022 to formally announce the …


Saltsburg Under the Snow

January 7, 2022 | Posted in News
Saltsburg Under the Snow

Check out this video taken of Saltsburg via a drone after a recent snowfall shared with us by Bob Manning.  Watch it here: https://fb.watch/aoii0fGTJ3/ 


ICTB Executive Director Announces Retirement

February 12, 2021 | Posted in News

Congratulations to our Executive Director, Denise Liggett, on the announcement of her retirement.  Those of us at ICTB can’t thank Denise enough for her years of leadership!  Though she will be missed dearly, we wish her well and are excited …


Tri-county: Breaking the Borders for Recovery

September 27, 2021 | Posted in News
Tri-county: Breaking the Borders for Recovery

On Saturday, September 25th, Interim Exec. Director Laura Herrington attended the “Tri-county: Breaking the Borders for Recovery” event held in Seward, PA.  Laura, pictured with Indiana County Commissioner Robin Gorman, presented a table filled with healthy, fun and safe recreational …


Holiday Season Happenings

October 27, 2021 | Posted in News
Holiday Season Happenings

ICTB is excited for the kick-off to all things wonderful in Indiana County, PA for the upcoming holiday season! Stay in the loop and know about all the holiday fun. Holiday Season  


Details Announced: Trees for Troops Event

November 10, 2021 | Posted in News
Details Announced: Trees for Troops Event

Date: Saturday, December 4th Time:  9 am to 5 pm Location: Mytrysak Family Tree Farm, 1803 Fleming Road, Indiana. In the spirit of Christmas, come join us as we say “Thank You” to all of our active duty men and …


Tree Chosen for IRMC Park

November 12, 2021 | Posted in News
Tree Chosen for IRMC Park

This year’s tree going on display in IRMC Park in downtown Indiana is a beautiful, 32-foot concolor fir donated by local tree grower Musser Forests, Inc.. The tree was selected by board members of Downtown Indiana and, from left, Don …


Christmas season recognized in Indiana

November 12, 2021 | Posted in News
Christmas season recognized in Indiana

Recently, Interesting Pennsylvania & Beyond released their PA Holiday Bucket List: 22 Must-See Destinations in Pennsylvania and we’re proud to share that Indiana made the list in the #13 slot!  Read the entire Bucket List here! In early November 2021, …


Indiana County shines as the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World” in recent promotions

December 2, 2021 | Posted in News
Indiana County shines as the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World” in recent promotions

Below are a few places where Indiana County, PA was featured recently as the Christmas Tree Capital of the World. Click on each link to learn more. KDKA TV Interview with Gregg VanHorn 2021 (President of the Indiana County Christmas …


Tourism Tidbits Newsletter Released

December 9, 2021 | Posted in News

Topics highlighted in the latest newsletter from our office include: Debut of new ICTB website Laura’s appointment to Executive Director Welcoming our new members Out & About: We’ve been busy promoting our members and Indiana County to visitors and encouraging …


CEO releases Winter Newsletter

January 3, 2022 | Posted in News

The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their winter newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter  


Indiana County Covered Bridges Highlighted by “ONLY IN YOUR STATE”

January 6, 2022 | Posted in News
Indiana County Covered Bridges Highlighted by “ONLY IN YOUR STATE”

On December 29, 2021, Beth Price-Williams of ONLY IN YOUR STATE released an article highlighting the 4 remaining covered bridges in Indiana County. Check out the article: Spend The Day Exploring These Four Covered Bridges In Pennsylvania (onlyinyourstate.com)


Video of Jimmy Stewart’s Cessna being Mounted at JSA.

September 8, 2020 | Posted in News

How cool is this? Special thanks to M20 Media for sharing a time lapse video that was recorded as they mounted Jimmy Stewart’s Cessna at Indiana County-Jimmy Stewart Airport. Make sure your volume is turned up for a special surprise! …


WQED in Pittsburgh featured IUP Culinary School

February 2, 2022 | Posted in News
WQED in Pittsburgh featured IUP Culinary School

Check out this video where WQED in Pittsburgh recently featured IUP Culinary School!


CAMP CADET TO RETURN TO IN-PERSON ACTIVITIES AFTER TWO-YEAR HIATUS

February 16, 2022 | Posted in News
CAMP CADET TO RETURN TO IN-PERSON ACTIVITIES AFTER TWO-YEAR HIATUS

State police have announced that applications are being accepted for 2022’s Camp Cadet. This marks a return to in-person activities for the week long camping experience after being cancelled for the last two years due to concerns with Covid-19.  The …


Kaleidoscope Todd Bird Club Segment

February 18, 2022 | Posted in News
Kaleidoscope Todd Bird Club Segment

Kaleidoscope (presented by Cam-Ron Video Productions) recently featured TODD BIRD CLUB of Indiana County.  Learn more about the club, what they do, when they meet and much more when you watch the video feature: https://vimeo.com/679136565


Indiana County Center for Economic Operations recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Organizations

February 28, 2022 | Posted in News
Indiana County Center for Economic Operations recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Organizations

Congratulations to the Indiana County Center for Economic Operations for being recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Organizations! We are proud to see so many Indiana County organizations recognized and you can read about them at https://www.pabusinesscentral.com/top-100-organizations/


Lumber Heritage February Newsletter Featuring Indiana County!

March 2, 2022 | Posted in News
Lumber Heritage February Newsletter Featuring Indiana County!

Check out the Lumber Heritage February Newsletter that recently featured Indiana County.


Exciting News! Grand Opening of Riziki Cafe at Jimmy Stewart Airport

March 4, 2022 | Posted in News
Exciting News! Grand Opening of Riziki Cafe at Jimmy Stewart Airport

Stop by Monday, March 7 for the Grand Opening of Riziki Cafe! Karen, Shawna, Chloe & Linda can’t wait to share great beverages, wraps, paninis, salads delicious baked goods. They will be open Monday through Friday 7am-2pm. Find out more …


IUP and the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex will host the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Atlantic Region Championship March 12-13, 15.

March 8, 2022 | Posted in News
IUP and the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex will host the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Atlantic Region Championship March 12-13, 15.

IUP is one of four teams from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) to earn selection to the tournament, as the Hawks won the PSAC tournament title on Sunday. This is the third time in four years that IUP has …


Jimmy Stewart Museum highlighted in UNCOVERING PA’s: “The One Place to Visit in each of Pennsylvania’s 67 Counties”

March 14, 2022 | Posted in News
Jimmy Stewart Museum highlighted in UNCOVERING PA’s: “The One Place to Visit in each of Pennsylvania’s 67 Counties”

We’re excited to announce that The Jimmy Stewart Museum was chosen to represent Indiana County, PA in Jim Cheney’s article published by Uncovering PA. The entire article, “The One Place to Visit in each of Pennsylvania’s 67 Counties“, is available …


IUP Hawks are the Champs!!!!

March 16, 2022 | Posted in News
IUP Hawks are the Champs!!!!

You’re looking at the NCAA DII Atlantic Region Champs! Say what?!  IUP Men’s Basketball is ready to hit the road to Evansville, IN next week. #Elite8 #talonsup Check out their exciting video from RIGHT after the game!    Courtesy of Indiana University of Pennsylvania …