Chamber schedules business series

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HUNTINGBURG — The Huntingburg Chamber of Commerce will host the second round of its Business Education Series from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9.

It will take place at the chamber office, on the second floor of the Old National Bank building at Fourth and Main streets. This event is free to chamber members.

The topic of the event is “Drug Abuse and How It Affects Business in Dubois County.” Indiana State Police Sgt. Phillip T. Hensley will be the presenter. Hensley, a nine-year state police veteran who is the public information officer for the Jasper District, also will discuss new drugs emerging in the community.

Drug abuse negatively impacts businesses with both human and economic cost. It was estimated that drug abuse cost the United States an estimated $193 billion in 2007.

For more information or to register for this session, contact Nick Stevens at 683-5699 or email Attendees are asked to park on Fourth Street or Market Street.

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