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Table of Contents

The 2017-2018 Guide to Terre Haute and Vigo County is provided to you compliments of the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Tribune-Star. We value your comments. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau at (812) 234-5555 or (800) 366-3043, Web site: www.terrehaute.com; or visit them at 5353 E. Margaret Dr., Terre Haute, IN 47803. Contact the Tribune-Star at (812) 231-4200, Web site: www.tribstar.com; or visit them at 222 S. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807. Neither the advertisers nor the producers of this book are liable for damages stemming from errors or omissions. Every effort has been made to ensure that our information was accurate at time of production, May 2017. Please contact us if we failed in this regard. Table of Contents ....................................4 Behind the Scenes ................................4 Welcome to Terre Haute and Vigo County ..................................5 Local Sports Heroes .............................27

Map. ......................................................60 Cross Country Schedule ......................66 Advertisers’ Index ................................82 Readers’ Survey ...................................81

Lodging Hotels and Motels. ..................................6 Camping ...............................................12

Spas .....................................................42 Nightlife .................................................44 Coming Events .....................................46 Totally Kids ...........................................48 Vigo County Parks ................................51 City Parks .............................................52 Art Spaces ............................................54 Wabashiki ........................................76-77

Business

Dining American ..............................................14 Ethnic....................................................18 Fast Favorites .......................................20 Pizza .....................................................22 Sweets ..................................................24

What to Do Attractions.............................................32 Performing Arts & Entertainment ......................................34 Movie Theaters .....................................36 Spectator Sports...................................36 Recreation ............................................36 Organized Sports .................................38 Shopping...............................................39

General Information .............................56 Medical .................................................58

Community Life Newcomers’ Information ......................64 Important Numbers...............................66 Vigo County School Corporation ..........67 Indiana State University........................68 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology ...69 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College ........70 IU School of Medicine...........................71 Ivy Tech State College ..........................72 Harrison College ...................................73 Griffin Bike Park ....................................75 Church Services ..............................78-79 Letter from the Mayor ...........................80

Behind the Scenes For additional information:

Contact the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau at (812) 234-5555 or (800) 366-3043, Web site: www.terrehaute.com. Or, take a virtual visit to Terre Haute at the Guide to Terre Haute and Vigo County on the Web at www.tribstar.com

About the cover: (top to bottom) Cyclist jumping ramp at Griffin Bike Park (Photo courtesy of Mike Gregory); 2016 Division I NCAA National Championships: Winning Team Northern Arizona; Max Ehrmann statue illuminated by evening lights (Photo courtesy of Austen Leake).

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Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau: David Patterson, Executive Director, Jeanne Stanbaugh, Assistant Executive Director and Amy Dinkel, Office Manager. Tribune-Star: Erin Powell, Advertising Director; the advertising department sales staff; PJ Bowersock, Designer; and the production department. Photos by the Tribune-Star Photography staff unless otherwise noted.


Welcome to

Terre Haute and Vigo County A Vibrant Destination with Something for Everyone! Terre Haute and Vigo County beckons travelers and visitors as a regional destination for outdoor recreation, sporting events, higher education, cultural attractions, family entertainment and hospitality. Enjoy our high-quality athletic activities and year-round special events. Discover our rich history and enjoy unique shopping opportunities. Then, unwind at one of our locally owned restaurants with great food or a refreshing beverage. Lodging accommodations are convenient and place YOU as their priority. We invite you to make our community your destination for your next trip to Indiana.

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Our community offers more than 1,900 hotel rooms with 75 percent of them within one mile of the US 41/I-70 interchange. In addition, Terre Haute has a bed and breakfast as well as several camping opportunities. For additional assistance in finding the hotel of your choice, please contact the Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau. Our office is located near the SR 46 / I-70 interchange and is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may wish to call us at (812) 234-5555 or visit our website: www.terrehaute.com. Please refer to the map on page 60 of this guide for locations of the areas’ accommodations.

ENJOY your stay!

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Key:  - Handicapped Accessible - Pets Allowed

Hotels & Motels Candlewood Suites 721 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 234-3400 97 extended stay suites. In-suite kitchen includes full-size refrigerator/freezer, cook-top, microwave, dishwasher, pots, pans, dishes, flatware and microwave. Free local calls and high-speed internet access. Extra-large work area with comfortable seating and lighting. Complimentary laundry facilities, fitness center and lending library also on premises.  Comfort Suites 501 E Margaret Ave Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 235-1770 Web site: www.choicehotels.com 60 suites. All rooms are non-smoking and have refrigerators, microwaves, hairdryers, iron/ironing boards and coffee machines, sofa-beds, free wireless internet access, indoor pool, deluxe continental breakfast.  Days Inn & Suites 101 E Margaret Ave Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 232-8006 86 rooms and suites - 2 room suites, and Fantasy Hot Tub Suites (Pirate Cove, Hawaiian, Alaskan & Cave) 11 a.m. checkout. Extended stay rates. Free microwave & refrigerator in all rooms and suites. Also, free hot breakfast buffet. Local and long distance calls. Free WI-FI. 24 hr. guest laundry and in room safe. 40” flat screen TV’s, 60+ channels w/HBO. Fitness, sauna, and exercise room, business center, basketball, outdoor grill and picnic area.  (small fee)

Fairfield Inn

60 newly renovated rooms. Television, suites, indoor pool, hot tub, free high-speed internet access, free continental breakfast, 24-hour coffee and tea service, irons and ironing boards, coin laundry facility, hair dryers and coffee pots in all guest rooms. 24-hour fitness center. Hampton Inn 3325 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802

(812) 242-2222 Website: www.terrehaute.hamptoninn. com 112 finely appointed guest rooms with either two double beds or a king-sized bed, kings suites also available, indoor pool, fitness center, 24-hour business center, free local phone calls, full extended hot breakfast bar, two telephones, free high-speed internet access, irons and ironing boards, hair dryers and coffee pots in all guest rooms. 

Drury Inn 3040 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 238-1206 Web site: www.druryhotels.com 151 rooms. Free hot breakfast, free HBO, indoor pool and whirlpool, meeting facilities, free high-speed Internet access, free WiFi in HOTEL, exercise room, free evening beverages and snacks, seven days a week, free long distance in continental US, up to 60 minutes a day, or free long distance to Canada & Mexico up to 15 minutes a day.  Fairfield Inn 475 E Margaret Ave Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 235-2444 Web site: www.tmihospitality.com

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Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Garden Inn 750 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 234-8900 Web site: www.terrehautestayhgi.com 109 rooms including 4 suites. Formerly the site of the famed Terre Haute House, the Hilton Garden Inn features rooms with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker, complimentary high speed wireless internet, iron/ironing board and hair dryer, two phones including speakerphone, voicemail and data-ports, individual climate control. Indoor heated pool and whirlpool, fitness center, business center, restaurant, meeting and banquet facilities and lounge.  Holiday Inn Express 2645 S Joe Fox St Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 234-3200 Discover Terre Haute’s newest hotel! Our property features 83 beautiful guest rooms featuring spacious studio suites and standard guest rooms. All rooms and public areas are equipped with complimentary high speed internet access and feature a spacious work desk with two speaker phones, voicemail and data ports. A hospitality center in our suites includes a microwave and refrigerator. Coffee makers, blow dryers, and iron/ironing boards are standard in all guest rooms. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites offers a complimentary hot breakfast buffet including famous Express Start Cinnamon Rolls, indoor heated pool, hot tub, fitness facility, suite shop, guest laundry and conference room.  ($25-75 fee)

Holiday Inn 3300 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 232-6081 Web site: holidayinn.com/terrehautein With 118 guest rooms including 22 extended deluxe rooms, the newly renovated Holiday Inn Terre Haute features Intercontinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) “Urban” design including an appealing combination of fresh, clean aesthetic elements. The contemporary elements come together to create a distinctive style that is evident at every touch point. Guest rooms feature signature crisp, white bedding with soft and firm pillow choices, complimentary high-speed Internet access, mini-refrigerator and microwave, Keurig coffee maker, and a 43” flat screen television with satellite and HBO. Additional hotel amenities include 24-hour business center, a well-equipped 24-hour fitness center, sundry shop, indoor heated swimming pool, whirlpool, self-service and valet laundry, and meeting space comfortably accommodating up to 100. The hotel’s large, open lobby / breakfast area provides the perfect place to relax, catch up on work or enjoy the hotel’s daily breakfast. This area offers comfortable seating and large screen TV viewing along with an abundance of connectivity capability. Enjoy lunch and dinner at the LongHorn Steakhouse® attached to the hotel offering fresh, boldly seasoned steaks by Certified LongHorn Grill Masters.  Motel 6 1 West Honey Creek Dr Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 917-2262 70 rooms - completely remodeled in 2012.

Hardwood flooring, Euro style furniture, 32’ flat screen TVs. Marble countertops with vessel sinks. Free local and long distance calls. Free WI-FI. 40+ channels with 3 Showtime channels and ESPN. 24 hr. guest laundry, large parking. Microwaves and refrigerators in rooms. Extended stay rates. Mall is next door. New rooms - same low rates. 

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Quality Inn Hotel 555 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 235-3333 90 rooms. Flat screen tv’s, suites, continental breakfast, outdoor pool, meeting and banquet facilities, faxing and copying service available. Red Carpet Inn 2150 N 3rd St Terre Haute, IN 47804 (812) 235-0200 74 rooms. Newly renovated rooms that feature cable TV with HBO, free wireless internet access, coffee in-room, mini refrigerators, 50% of rooms have microwaves, 2 kitchenette rooms with full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave and sink, on-site restaurant, pets allowed with charge (no cats), handicapped available rooms, on-site laundry facilities, an outdoor gazebo with grill and smoking -non-smoking room accommodations.  Red Roof Inn & Suites 3053 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 238-1461 142 rooms, suites, jacuzzi suites. Free continental breakfast, non-smoking rooms,

Holiday Inn Express

Pear Tree Inn by Drury 3050 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 234-4268 Web site: www.druryhotels.com 64 rooms. Continental breakfast, free HBO, in-room coffee, iron/ironing board, hair dryers, free local calls, free long distance in US, or 15 minutes free long distance to Canada & Mexico, free high speed internet access, free WiFi, fax and copy service available.

fitness center, two meeting rooms. Groups welcome. Incomparable value!  Roadway Inn 400 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 232-0383 65 rooms. Television, data ports, kitchenettes, free HBO, free local and long distance calls. 

line with data port and voice mail, TV with cable and HBO, iron/ironing board and hair dryer. On-property amenities include extended complimentary breakfast, business service center, valet and guest laundry facilities, swimming pool, whirlpool spa, and exercise room, meeting room, Market Express, 24-hour food and snacks. All non-smoking rooms. 

Springhill Suites by Marriott 3304 US HWY 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 235-0696 Web site: www.Marriott.com/INDST 92 suites. Guest rooms feature up to 25% more space than a comparably priced hotel room, free weekday USA Today, Express Checkout, Free High-speed Internet access, pull-out sofa bed, in-room microwave, mini-refrigerator, and coffee maker, 1 phone

Holiday Inn

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Days Inn

Hilton Garden Inn Statesman Inn 1407 N 3rd St Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 232-9411 28 rooms. Television, refrigerator, microwave, cable, free WiFi. Super 8 Lodge 3089 S 1st St Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 232-4890 117 rooms. Cable television, free HBO and ESPN, free continental breakfast, WiFi, extended stay rates, microfridges, group rates,

truck and bus parking, AAA, senior rates, free high speed wireless internet. Close to ISU, Vigo County Fairgrounds, and Honey Creek Mall. Travelodge 530 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 232-7075 Web site: www.travelodge.com 52 newly renovated rooms. Free cable television with HBO, free local calls, free newspaper in lobby, free in-room coffee, all rooms with refrigerator and microwave, out-

door pool, free deluxe continental breakfast, extended stay and corporate rates available.  Woodridge Lodge 4425 E Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 877-1571 27 rooms. Free cable HBO and WI-FI, free continental breakfast, private parking, truck parking, nightly or weekly rates. One or two beds available with refrigerator & microwave, free local & long distance phone service. (with fee)

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Camping In Vigo County The Vigo County campgrounds at Fowler Park, Hawthorn Park and Prairie Creek Park are open May 1st - October 15th. For more information please call the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department Administrative Office at 812-462-3392 or visit www.vigocounty.in.gov. Fowler Park 3000 E Oregon Church Rd Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 462-3413 (For general information) Location: South of Terre Haute off U.S. 41. (Directions from I-70 and U.S. 41: Drive south 7 miles on U.S. 41; turn left (or east) onto Oregon Church Road; travel 0.6 mile east; turn left into park entrance.) Park has available: semi-modern sites lakeside, all with electric and water nearby; as well as primitive sites for tent camping. Dump station available. Camping May 1-October 15. Hawthorn Park 6067 E Old Maple Ave Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 462-3225 (For general information) Location: Northeast of Terre Haute. (Directions from I-70 and Indiana 46: Travel north 3 miles on Indiana 46 and turn right (or east) onto U.S. 40; proceed 1 mile east to the first traffic light; turn left (or north) and go 0.6 mile; turn left (or west) onto East Old Maple Avenue; proceed 0.6 mile to the park entrance.) Park has available: Semi-modern sites, all with electric and water nearby; and primitive sites for tent camping. Dump station available. Prairie Creek Park 3364 W French Dr Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 898-2279 (For general information) Location: South of Terre Haute off U.S. 41. (Directions from U.S. 41 and I-70: Travel south on U.S. 41 for 10 miles; turn right (or west) onto West French Drive; and travel 4 miles to park entrance.) Park has available semi-modern sites all with electric and water nearby. Dump station available. K.O.A. of Terre Haute 5995 E Sony Dr Terre Haute, IN 47802 (near I-70 and Indiana 46) (812) 917-5671

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Web site: www.terrehautekoa.com Email: kamp@terrehautekoa.com We are a quiet, shady, pet-friendly, family-oriented campground just outside the city limits. We are just minutes from all the “hustle-n-bustle” a person could want or you could enjoy relaxing by a cozy campfire -- it’s up to you! Campers find it comforting to know they have a choice when staying with us. We have long, level pull-through sites with room to spare for even those “Big Rigs” with tow. Our sites range from rustic to full-hookups including city water and sewer, 20/30/50 amp electric, cable TV and WiFi. Call or go online to make a reservation! We have temperature controlled Kamping Kabins® and full-service deluxe Kabins that offers a chance to kick back and relax in a comfortable yet rustic atmosphere. Our on-site Krossroads Cafe Restaurant fills the air with homecooked aromas of bacon & eggs in the morning and dinners, sandwiches & pizza in the evening. To top off your stay, we also have a pedal cart race track, 24-hour laundry, a convenience store, donkeys for petting and feeding, KOA Military Honor train ride, basketball, volleyball & Hoosier Gem Mining, a Kamping Kitchen, firewood, and LP is available. You may find all you have to do while you’re here is... relax! 


Experience Luxury & Affordability

We Service All Makes & Models... Collision Repairs, Paint & Body Work Are Also Our Specialties.

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Texas Roadhouse

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Dining

7th & Elm Bar and Grille

Help yourself to our menu of dining establishments. In Terre Haute and Vigo County, we have more than 200 restaurants which offer a variety of favorite foods and ethnic specialties.

Enjoy your meal!

American 5 Guys Hamburgers 5399 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-4879 7th & Elm Bar and Grille 729 N 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7356 7th Street Cafe Union Hospital POB 1530 N 7th St. Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-4495

Buffalo Wild Wings 3718 US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 242-9464

Applebees 2506 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2661

Bush Family Restaurant 932 Locust Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-1148

1950 Fort Harrison Rd. Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6535 Ardi’s Pancakes 2525 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-2525 Bandanas Bar-B-Q 3060 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4601 Ben’s Pretzels Walmart S US 41 (812) 298-9633 Becky’s Cafe 1462 Lafayette Ave. Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-7658 Bev’s Restaurant 1303 S 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5131 Bob Evans 3023 South 2nd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1059

Cackleberries 303 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0000 Charlie’s Pub and Grub 1608 Crawford Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1886 Cheddars Casual Restaurant 4424 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-3317

Clabber Girl Bake Shop

Chili’s Restaurant 5601 US Hwy 41 South Terre Haute, IN (812) 645-0131 Clabber Girl Bake Shop 900 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-7189 Coffee Cup 1512 Lafayette Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-7200

Dine In or Carry Out Terre Haute • 120 W Honey Creek Pkwy 812-234-4426 MYHONEYBAKEDSTORE.COM/TERREHAUTE/1723

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The Copper Bar Restaurant 810 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-0033 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 429 Margaret Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-6593 Crossroads Cafe 679 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2232

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Dawg Leg Restaurant Idle Creek Golf Course Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-5353 Delish Cafe 2144 N 25th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3500 8775 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-0001 Denny’s Restaurant 233 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-0699 3442 U.S. 41 South Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5739

J. Ford’s Black Angus

Fifi’s Lunch Box 2918 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 460-1670 Fuddruckers 3830 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-3020

Grand Traverse Pie Co. 75 N 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-1582 The Great American Grill-Hilton Garden Inn 750 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8900 Homey’s Que & Grill 1100 S 13th St. Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2195 Hulman Links 19th Hole Restaurant 990 N Chamberlain St Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2096 International House of Pancakes 2901 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3132 J. Ford’s Black Angus 129 S 7th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5549 Joan and Yogi’s 6638 S State Rd 63 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-2070 Kleptz’s Restaurant 9711 E U.S. 40 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2314 Logan’s Rib-Eye 100 S Fruitridge Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-9197

Generations Restaurant 550 Chestnut St Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-4213 Gingersnaps 679 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7627

Stables Steakhouse

Golden Corral 10 West Johnson Dr Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2625

201 E Turner St. Terre Haute • 812-234-3378 16 • Guide to Terre Haute


Magdy’s Restaurant 2026 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-5500 MCL Cafeteria & Banquet Hall Ohio Boulevard and 25th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5548 M Moggers Brewery Restaurant & Pub 908 Poplar St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9202 New Day Cafe 2919 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3200 Outback Steakhouse 3700 U.S. 41 South Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6283 Oy Vey Bakery & Deli 2170 N 13th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3354 Park Avenue Diner 2693 E Park Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3399 Red Lobster 3407 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7727 Rick’s Smokehouse 3102 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8335 Ruby Tuesday 3451 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-5200 Saratoga 431 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1161 Show Me’s 2324 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8123

O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall Saint Mary-of-theWoods College Terre Haute, IN (812) 535-4285 Sonic Drive-In 2149 S S.R 46 ( E Hwy 40) Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2200 Sonka Irish Pub & Cafe 1366 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8802

Saratoga

Long Horn Steakhouse 3290 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0019

Stables Steakhouse 939 Poplar St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6677 Steak ‘N Shake 2900 S Third St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-0242 Sunrise Family Restaurant 2949 S 5th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5505 Terre Haute Brewing Company 401 S 9th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3071 Texas Roadhouse 201 E Turner St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-3378 TGI Fridays Honey Creek Mall Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-8444 Valley Grill 2170 N 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-9500 Youngstown Grille 8288 Bono Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-2434 Zim Marss 1500 Locust St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3026

On the Corner of 7th & Walnut Downtown Terre Haute

Local, Chef Owned Restaurant

812-235-5549

Reservations@jfordsblackangus.com Open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday

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Ethnic Bierstube Restaurant 1724 Lafayette Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-9249 Cajun Cafe & Grill Honey Creek Mall Food Court Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7299 Chava’s Mexican Grill 669 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1625 China Garden 1353 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2228 China Wok 3247 N 21st St (812) 240-5036 Eastern House 1295 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9898 Eastern Star Chinese Buffet 3059 US-41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-5558 El Camino Real Mexican Restaurant 1119 N 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 231-1113 First Wok 2570 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3898 Fortune Buffet 8 Plaza North Shopping Center Terre Haute, IN (812) 553-0089

J. Gumbo’s 665 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-2010 La Isla 1559 Fort Harrison Rd Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-5888 Los Tres Caminos 5147 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 298-0643 Magic Wok Honey Creek Mall Food Court Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1133 Moe’s Southwest Grill 2828 S. 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6637 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant 3820 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5177 Panda Express 3340 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 231-8626 Panda Garden 3540 Riverside Plaza Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-0515 Piloni’s Italian Restaurant 1733 Lafayete Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-4744 Qdoba Mexican Grill 3510 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-3622

George’s Cafe 550 Chestnut St Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-8481 Hacienda Coyotes Grill 2433 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6438 Hokkaido Japanese Buffet 3810 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6666

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AUTHENTIC MEXICAN FOOD 2750 So. 3rd St. • 812-231-1164 3228 Wabash Ave. • 812-234-2242 2141 S. State Rd. 46 • 812-877-2690


Taco Tequilas M Moggers Brewery

Real Hacienda 2750 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 231-1164 3728 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812)234-2242 2141 S St Rd 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2690

Royal Mandarin Express 43 Southland Center Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-7877

Taj Mahal 1349 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5947

11 Meadows Shopping Center Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-1113

Tokyo Japanese Cuisine Hibachi Grill 2950 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-9999

Taco Tequilas 423 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4863

Umi Grill & Sushi Bar 2002 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7874

Real Hacienda

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Fast Favorites Arby’s 3670 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2051 2155 Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-0702 Burger King 2116 Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 446-7408 2575 St Rd 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-6619 3087 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-9790 550 Chestnut St Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-2381 1162 W US 40 Terre Haute, IN (812) 533-7312 4790 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-0609 Chick-Fil-A 3675 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3675 Dairy Queen 1452 E Fort Harrison Rd Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3022 1331 N 13th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3547 3201 E Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3757 395 E Davis Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9653 Einstein Bros. Bagels 550 Chestnut St Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-8846

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Fazoli’s 2940 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-5364 Hardee’s 3381 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1458 Hardee’s Red Burrito 200 N 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1741 HoneyBaked Ham & Cafe 120 W Honey Creek Pkwy Honey Creek S Shopping Center Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-4426 Jimmy John’s 1110 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9300 3734 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1300 Kentucky Fried Chicken 4400 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-4446 2000 Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-0816 Long John Silver’s 2021 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 353-8345 2039 Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3567 3485 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812)235-7787 McDonald’s 222 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2207 3032 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-3032 2111 Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-2844

3606 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1010 2633 St Rd 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-6440 Original Green Acres Dairy Bar 7093 Rosedale Rd Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3711 Panera Bread 5653 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-2100 Penn Station 3642 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 244-0406 2736 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7366 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 3551 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-2850 Rally’s 3492 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-1160 129 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3886 3175 E Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5168 Roly Poly 424 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-7659 Spaghetti & Sub Shop 2446 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0729 Subway 1485 Fort Harrison Rd Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-1921 1120 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5587 3206 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-5155


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3132 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-4307

2399 S St Rd 46 In Wal-Mart Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-0201 1205 N Fruitridge Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3221

550 Chestnut St Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-2115

3520 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812)235-1086

1014 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-8483

1014 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-8483

Taco Casita 2001 E Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-4439

3401 US Hwy 41 Honey Creek Mall Food Court Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8984

2201 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8363

5555 E Margaret Ave Pilot Gas Station Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-1879

Wendy’s 2803 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7905

1735 N 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5391

2049 Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6704

5758 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-3790

229 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-8765

423 W National Ave West Terre Haute, IN (812) 533-7827

3421 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6408

Taco Bell 2105 N Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6875

White Castle 4340 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5100

3636 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-5455

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Pizza Azzip Pizza 4432 US-41 #100 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3068 Ballyhoo Pizza King 900 Chestnut St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3939 Domino’s Pizza 1330 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-8133 4408 S 7th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-7171 Footers Pizza 248 S 7th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-4200 Little Caesar’s Pizza 2520 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8170 1834 Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3300 Little Cee’s Pizza & Subs 2522 Krumbhaar St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0737 Marco’s Pizza 1101 S 25th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-8989 Maurizio’s Pizza 2940 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812)232-0633 5035 N Lafayette St Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-9645

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Monical’s Pizza 3712 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-4700 2147 S State Road 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2959 Papa John’s Pizza 1234 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7272

Pizza Hut - Dine In, Carry Out, Delivery 2400 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3462 3040 E Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6231 2001 Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6868

4842 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-7272

1301 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3535

Pizza City 992 Walnut St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5253

550 Chestnut St Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-8087

Pizza Gallery 6710 E Wabash Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-0846 Luca Pizza Di Roma Honey Creek Mall Food Court Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8575

Pizza King 2405 Poplar Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3423

Remember When Pizzeria 2177 St Rd 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814- 4708 Riley’s Pizza City 6325 St Rd 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 894-2088 Sweet Lou’s Pizzeria 2619 Fort Harrison Rd Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1800 Sweet Lou’s Pizzeria & Twiggy’s Bar 8567 E Wabash Seelyville, IN Wise Pies 9 S 6th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4656 2961 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4280

Reiser Pizza 1651 S 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 240-7733

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Ashlee’s Cakes 1209 N Fruitridge Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 783-0525

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt 3530 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4298

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels Honey Creek Mall Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1393

Ritter’s Frozen Custard 2203 N Lafayette Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 460-1929

Baskin-Robbins 85 S Fruitridge Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5200

Square Donuts 935 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6463

2 W Honey Creek Pkwy Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3569

3417 E Fort Harrison Rd Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-9660

Bites & Blessings (812) 878-4444 www.bitesandblessings.com

Starbucks 3017 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5346

Brooke’s Candy Co. 10 N 5th St. Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 235-3962

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Cinnabon Honey Creek Mall Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-5295 Clabber Girl Bake Shop 900 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-7189

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Corner Grind 679 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-2400 Dunkin’ Donuts 2424 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4099

2500 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-9564 4900 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-2390 25 N 4th St Inside Barnes & Noble Bookstore Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2665 Tiers of Elegance 2939 S 7th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6470 The Dreamery Creamery 675 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-8700

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While in Terre Haute, visit the

INDIANA TRACK & FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY HALL OF FAME MUSEUM

Visitors are encouraged to stop and visit the museum! The museum started in 2011 and is housed at 5353 E. Margaret Drive in Terre Haute, Indiana. Located just off Exit 11. The interactive museum educates the visitor through showcasing over 100 years of accomplishments and memorabilia. The museum continues to grow as more historical materials and information are collected.

FREE ADMISSION Located at 5353 E. Margaret Drive, Terre Haute, Indiana. Regular museum hours are 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information please contact us at 800.366.3043

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Bruce Baumgartner • Exceptional wrestling career at Indiana State University winning the 1982 NCAA heavyweight title after a 44-0 season • Was runner up in NCAA in 1980 and 1981. • Most decorated American wrestler in history with four Olympic medals (two Gold), nine world championship medals (three gold) and four Pam Am Games medals (three gold) • Received James Sullivan Award in 1995 as America’s best amateur athlete

Ray Arcel • Born in 1899 in Terre Haute • Trained over 2,000 boxers including 19 world champions • Came out of retirement twice to lead Roberto Duran and Larry Holmes to world titles • In every existing boxing hall of fame

Axtell

Vic Aldridge • Moved to Terre Haute when he married Cleta Wadsworth • Played professional baseball from 1916 to 1931, nine years in the majors • Pitching hero for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1925 World Series • Served in state legislature • Inducted into Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame

• Established world record for stallions and three year olds in Terre Haute in 1889 • Terre Haute syndicate headed by William Ijams of Terre Haute purchased the horse for $105,000 after setting the record, the most ever paid for horse at that time • He was retired to Warren Park until his death in Terre Haute at age 20

Dr. Greg Bell • Attended Garfield High School and graduated in 1948 • Attended Indiana State University and won three NCAA titles, three AAU titles and Olympic gold in 1956 in the long jump. • Got dentistry degree and became director of dentistry at Logansport State Hospital • Inducted into IU, Indiana and U.S. Track and Field halls of fame

Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown • Led Terre Haute Tots to Three-I League title in 1901 • Helped to lead Chicago Cubs to four National League titles and two World Series crowns • Career record 239-130 and 2.06 ERA • Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949

Larry Bird Max Carey • Attended grade school at Immanuel Lutheran Church School in Terre Haute • Signed with South Bend of the Central League in 1909 and played 20 years in the major leagues • Led Pittsburgh Pirates to 1925 World Series title by hitting .458 • Ranked 9th in stolen bases in major league history • Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1961

Roger Counsil • Legendary gymnastics coach over 17 years coaching 46 All-Americans • Coached Kurt Thomas and spearheaded Indiana State Sycamores to a share of 1977 NCAA title • Coach for 1978 World Games and named 1980 Olympic coach • Inducted into ISU, SIU and Missouri Valley Conference Athletic halls of fame

• Led Indiana State University to a 33-0 record going into 1979 NCAA National Championship game • Played 13 seasons with the Boston Celtics winning seven conference titles • Won three NBA world championships with the Celtics and was league MVP three years consecutive • Member of 1992 gold medal winning U.S. Olympic team • Named both Coach of the Year and Executive of the Year with Indiana Pacers

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Kylie Hutson

Dr. Terry Dischinger • Attended Garfield High School and was All-State in football, basketball and track • Member of 1955 Babe Ruth League world championship team • Three-time All American in basketball at Purdue • Starter on 1960 U.S. Olympic basketball team • 1963 NBA Rookie of the Year and three time NBA All-Star

Nancy Hanks • Mare owned by J. Malcolm Forbes trained by Budd Doble (also trained Axtell) • As a harness racer, ran the mile at Terre Haute’s Four Cornered Track in a world record time of 2:04 in 1892

Anton “Tony” Hulman • Outstanding football and track athlete at Yale University • Purchased the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1945 making repairs in time for the 1946 Indy 500 race • Member of the four-man U.S. tuna fish team winning its first gold medal in international competition in 1949

Tunch Ilkin • Three year starting center at Indiana State University • Played for Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers and named All-NFL by Paul Zimmerman of Sports Illustrated in 1991 • Joined Pittsburgh Steelers radio broadcast team in 1998 • Author of “Forged in Steel: the Seven Time-Tested Leadership Principles Practiced by the Pittsburgh Steelers”

Mark Jackson

• Played at Terre Haute South and then walked on at Purdue University • Played in the 1984 Peach Bowl • Drafted by Denver Broncos in 1986 draft in sixth round • Played in four AFC championship games and three Super Bowls

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• Terre Haute native graduation from Terre Haute North in 2006 • All-MIC in track, volleyball, and diving. All-State in diving in 2006 • Two time McMillan Award winner with school records in pole vault and high jump • 2011 USA Outdoor national pole vault champion • 2013 Indoor and Outdoor pole vault runner-up • Nine time NCAA All-American in pole vault, four-time NCAA champion

Eddie Hickey • Achieved a college basketball coaching record of 429-230 in 29 years • Won seven MVC titles and 1948 NIT • Named 1959 Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches • Inducted into National Basketball Hall of Fame in 1979 • After retirement, managed AAA headquarters in Terre Haute

Hollie Hyche • Seven time NCAA sprint champion in 1993 and 1994 at Indiana State University • Ten time NCAA All-American • NCAA Women’s Indoor Athlete of the Year and NCAA Women’s Outdoor Athlete of the Year 1994 • 14 time Gateway/Missouri Valley Conference champion • Held MVC and ISU records in five events when she graduated • In the Indiana State University Athletics Hall of Fame

Tommy John • Played basketball and baseball at Gerstmeyer High School • Signed with the Cleveland Indians in 1961 and played 26 years for six teams • Compiled a 288-231 record with an ERA of 3.34 • In July 1964, John damaged his ulnar collateral ligament of his pitching arm and Dr. Frank Jobe performed the revolutionary surgery that became known as “Tommy John” surgery by replacing the ligament with a tendon from his other arm. • Came back a year later and won 168 games post surgery • Four time All-Star in 1968, 1978, 1979, and 1980


Neil Johnston

Duane Klueh

• After signing a baseball contract as a pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies, was sent to Terre Haute and played two seasons • Went on to Wilmington of Class B Interstate League in 1951. Unhappy with progress, had tryout with Philadelphia Warriors in 1951 and played nine NBA seasons. • Led the NBA in scoring from the 1953 season through the 1955 season • Inducted into Philadelphia and Pennsylvania sports halls of fame as well as the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Bobby “Slick” Leonard • Terre native graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in 1950 • As a junior at Indiana University led team to 1953 NCAA tournament championship game and hit game winning free throw • Drafted by Baltimore Bullets as 10th overall pick in 1954 NBA draft • Played seven years in NBA • Coached Indiana Pacers to three ABA championship titles • Inducted in Indiana and Naismith basketball halls of fame

• Enrolled in Indiana State Teachers College after returning from WWII • Played three seasons, two under John Wooden and the other under John Longfellow • Drafted in the eighth round of 1949 NBA draft by Boston Celtics and played two seasons in NBA for the Denver Nuggets and the Fort Wayne Pistons • Coached 12 seasons at Indiana State University from 1955 to 1967 and retired as the winningest coach in ISU history with a record of 182-22 • Four time Coach of the Year in Indiana Collegiate Conference

Clyde Lovellette • Led Garfield High School to undefeated season in 1947 and lost in championship game to Shelbyille • Played for Phog Allen at Kansas University • Only player in history to lead the nation in scoring and lead a team to a NCAA championship • Drafted by Lakers in first round of NBA draft • First player to win a NCAA championship, NBA championship and Olympic Gold Medal • Inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Tony McGee • Terre Haute native graduating from Terre Haute South High School and was an All-State basketball and football player • Attended Michigan on scholarship and caught 38 passes for 467 yards and six touchdowns in his senior year in 1992 and played in the 1993 Rose Bowl against Washington as a tight end • Drafted in second round of NFL draft by the Cincinnati Bengals playing 11 seasons in Cincinnati, Dallas and New York

John McNichols • Coached track and field and cross country at Indiana State University for 34 years • Longest tenured coach of any sport at ISU • Guided the Sycamores to 38 total Missouri Valley Conference team championships with 11 in cross country, 10 in indoor track and 17 in outdoor track • Oversaw the construction and development of the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course considered one of the best in the nation

Eddie McGovern • Graduated from Wiley High School in 1940 and attended Rose Poly • Became one of the most prolific scorers in college football history • In 1942 became national scoring leader with 165 points in six games • Drafted by Chicago Cardinals in 1943 and played in All American Conference and Pacific Coast Conference

Art Nehf • Terre Haute native graduating from Wiley High School in 1910 • Attended Rose Polytechnic and graduated in 1915 and holds record in football for longest run from scrimmage (99 yards) • Pitched 15 seasons in majors for four different teams • Retired with record of 184-120 and a 3.20 ERA • Was only one of two pitchers in history to have three hits in a World Series Game • Inducted into Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989

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Kurt Thomas

Jerry Sturm

Jerry Newson • Leading scorer for three years at Indiana State University 1965 through 1968 • Led team to runner-up in 1968 NCAA Division II tournament and named MVP of the tournament • Inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and Indiana State University Athletic Hall of Fame • Drafted 74th overall by Boston Celtics in 1968 NBA draft and was drafted by the Indiana Pacers of the ABA

• All-around athlete at Gerstmeyer High School in football, basketball and track • After playing football for one year at University of Illinois, played 15 years of professional football in the Canadian Football League, the American Football League and the National Football League • Was an American Football League All-Star in 1964 and 1966

Steve Weatherford

• Native of Terre Haute and was outstanding athlete in track, soccer, football and basketball at Terre Haute North High School • Attended University of Illinois on a football scholarship as a punter breaking Dike Edelman’s school record of 43 yards per punt with an average of 44.5 yards per punt in 2003 • Also competed in track and field in the long jump, high jump, 60m hurdles, shot put and heptathlon • Signed with New Orleans Saints as undrafted free agent in 2006 and played for the Saints, Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets before signing with the New York Giants in 2011 • Played in Super Bowl XLVI with the Giants when they defeated the New England Patriots and averaged 40.8 yards per punt

Bud Taylor • Boxer known as the “Blonde Terror of Terre Haute” held the National Boxing Association World Bantamweight Championship in 1927 • Inducted into the Ring Magazine Hall of Fame in 1986 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2005

• Attended Indiana State University where he was a five time-NCAA champion in men’s gymnastics and led the men’s gymnastics team to the 1977 NCAA national championship • Was named to the 1976 men’s Olympic gymnastics team • Won the 1979 Nissen Award and the 1979 James E. Sullivan Award after winning six medals at the World Championships • Inducted into the Indiana University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame in 2010

Greg Oden • Moved to Terre Haute in 1997 and played basketball at Sarah Scott Middle School before moving to Indianapolis, leading Lawrence North High School to three consecutive IHSAA titles 2004 through 2006 • Named Indiana Mr. Basketball in 2006 • Went to Ohio State and led basketball team to NCAA championship game • Drafted with the first pick of the 2007 NBA draft by the Portland Trailblazers

Dizzy Trout • Signed contract with Terre Haute Tots and compiled a 30-8 record after 30 appearances for Terre Haute in the Three-I League • Played next three years (1936-1938) in Indianapolis, Toledo and in Beaumont and went 22-6 with a 2.12 ERA • Made his major league debut with Detroit Tigers in 1939 and ended his career with a record of 170-161 with a 3.23 ERA and 1,256 strikeouts with the Tigers, Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles • Inducted into the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981

John Wooden Anthony Thompson • Was a Parade All-American and All-State running back at Terre Haute North High School • Attended Indiana University winning the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Award in 1989 and finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting • Was selected by the Phoenix Cardinals in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft and played in 37 games with the Cardinals and Los Angeles Rams, scoring six touchdowns

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• Resided in Terre Haute from 1946 through 1948 and was the athletic director and head basketball coach at Indiana State Teachers College (Indiana State University) • In 1948 Wooden led the Sycamores to the conference title and coached them to the NAIB National Tournament final losing to Louisville, the only championship game a Wooden-coached team every lost • Went to UCLA in the 1948-49 season and won 10 NCAA Championships during his tenure and is considered the greatest coach in the history of college basketball


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Burris twins at Deming Park Maeley is on the left and Kenley on the right. Arts Corridor Seventh Street-Downtown Terre Haute The Terre Haute Arts Corridor runs through the heart of downtown Terre Haute and into the ISU campus and features an art museum, galleries, artist studios, public art, theaters, unique boutiques and a lively coffee shop. Many other unique eateries and shops may be found nearby. Rose-Hulman Permanent Art Collection, Temporary Exhibits and Programs Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Moench Hall (812) 877-8452 On-campus collections include Hadley Pottery, an extensive collection of 19th-century British watercolors and the largest collection of original water colors by D. Omer “Salty” Seamon. Special exhibits featuring local, national and international artists are on display in the hallways of Moench Hall and other academic buildings. All exhibits are

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free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays. Group tours are available. Swope Art Museum 25 S Seventh St (812) 238-1676 www.swope.org This 1901 Renaissance-revival building, with Art Deco interior features 19th thru the 20th century American paintings, sculptures and works on paper. The museum also offers a schedule of special exhibitions, lectures, gallery talks, tours, trips, art classes and school programs. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m., Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday and holidays. Group tours by appointment. Admission is free. University Art Gallery Indiana State University Seventh and Chestnut Streets (812) 237-3720

www.indstate.edu/artgallery Located in the Center for Performing and Fine Arts, the University Art Gallery provides exhibitions of contemporary art and a Visiting Artist/Scholar lecture series that coincides with the exhibits. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and select Saturday hours. The gallery is open to the public. Admission is free.

Public Art Art Spaces 669 Ohio St (812) 235-2801 Discover the heart of Terre Haute through public sculptures found within the historic downtown, on university campuses and in city parks. These unique works of art are carefully placed by Art Spaces to add meaning and liveliness to the city landscape. Consider a brief walk along the Arts


Corridor, or a downtown tour that includes the Indiana State University campus, or take in the entire collection by bike or car. These delightful sculptures are available for people of all ages to enjoy, free of charge. Art Spaces brings together people, business and art to build a vibrant city. For sculpture locations and a map: www. wabashvalleyartspaces.com.

History Museum CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 1532 S Third St (812) 234-7881 CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center shines a light on the story of the Holocaust and Eva Kor to illuminate the world with hope, healing, respect and responsibility. The museum features the “Choices” exhibit, which describes Eva’s life before the war, the rise of Nazism, her survival of Auschwitz and the horrible experiments done on her by Dr. Josef Mengele. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clabber Girl Museum Ninth St and Wabash Ave (812) 232-9446 or (812) 232-9446 Experience Clabber Girl and celebrate the history of one of the oldest brands in America. While exploring the Clabber Girl Museum, enjoy a culinary encounter that is sure to delight at its Bake Shop restaurant. Museum open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Bake Shop open 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Eugene V. Debs Museum 451 N Eighth St (812) 232-2163 www.debsfoundation.org Renowned labor leader, writer and humanitarian Eugene V. Debs was born in Terre Haute. His Midwestern-Victorian architecture home, built in 1890, is a National Historic Landmark. The museum, founded in the 1960s, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday and by appointment. Free admission. Closed holidays. Fire and Police Museum Eighth and Idaho streets (812) 235-9865 See the first motorized fire truck used in Indiana and other exhibits, displays and collections of fire-fighting equipment. Also see Terre Haute’s first horse-drawn ambulance operated by the police department in 1885. Police memorabilia, including record books of daily entries from 1910 to the 1940s, also are located at the museum. Open 1 to

4 p.m. Saturdays, May 1 through Sept. 15 and by appointment. Free admission. Indiana Association Track Cross Country Coaches Museum 5353 E Margaret Drive inside the Terre Haute Convention and Visitor Bureau (812) 234-5555 This museum is filled with a variety of track and cross country memorabilia from across the state. The Hall of Fame’s new facility not only houses memorabilia but celebrates their accomplishments. IATCCC educates the public about cross country and track and inspires tomorrow’s athletes. The Museum is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by special appointment. Native American Museum Dobbs Park, 5170 E Poplar St (812) 877-6007, Fax: (812) 877-0307 Explore the culture of people who originally inhabited the United States. Experience Native American culture through exhibits, educational materials and programs. Look back in time at the heirloom and wildflower gardens. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Closed on Sunday, Monday, and all major holidays. Veterans Memorial Museum of Terre Haute 1129 Wabash Ave (812) 208-1396 This museum is filled with military memorabilia from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan, with the purpose of preserving our military heritage and honoring our veterans in such a way that their sacrifices are never forgotten. Many items have been donated by residents from the surrounding areas, but the majority have been collected by museum founder Brian Mundell. Open Saturdays noon – 4 p.m. or by appointment. Vigo County Historical Museum 1411 S Sixth St (812) 235-9717 Built as a home in 1868, the museum is located in the heart of the Farrington’s Grove Historic District. It houses exhibits on three floors and offers special displays such as a turn-of-the-century pharmacy, Coca-Cola bottle history and memorabilia, a military room and rooms furnished in the Victorian period. Open 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays & January. Free admission. Wabash Valley Railroaders Museum 1316 Plum St (812) 238-9958 wvrrm.org Constructed and operated by The Haley Tower Historical & Technical Society, the

Wabash Valley Railroad Museum is a tribute to the men and women who work or worked for the railroads of the Wabash Valley. The museum features two interlocking towers, train viewing platform and Pennsylvania railroad caboose. Open Saturday & Sunday from Noon to 4 p.m., May through October. Admission is a suggested donation of $3 per person. Special arrangements for groups available.

Other Attractions 500 Wheels Museum 11th & Ohio (812) 239-0580 Take a tour of racing history. This museum features historical cars from the Indy 500, passenger cars and much more memorabilia. Open year round, Friday & Saturday. Admission is free 15 years & under. $5 for 16 years and older. Tours, groups, meetings will gladly be accommodated Allen Memorial Planetarium 3737 S Seventh St (812) 462-4272 The Allen Memorial Planetarium is located on the grounds of Terre Haute South High School. The planetarium is an educational facility which provides programs for students and community groups in Vigo County and the surrounding area. School and community groups may schedule times for programs during school hours. Family-oriented laser light shows are open to the public at a variety of times during the school year. Clark-Landsbaum Deming Park Holly Arboretum Fruitridge Ave & Ohio Boulevard (812) 235-2723 Come view the spectacular beauty of nature at the Clark -Landsbaum Deming Park Holly Arboretum, recognized by the Holly society of America as an “Official Holly Arboretum.” There are only 21 arboretums worldwide with this distinction. There are only 18 in the United States and three foreign countries that meet the strict criteria for this special designation. Dobbs Park Nature Center 5170 E Poplar St (812) 877-1095, Fax: (812) 877-0307 Visitors can consult a naturalist, observe wildlife or take a hike in this park’s 105-acre wooded setting. Wander through the wild prairie and watch the beauty unfold in the butterfly gardens. Educational programs are offered throughout the year. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Closed on Sunday, Monday, and all major holidays. Free admission.

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Farmers Market Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace Downtown Terre Haute www.downtownterrehautefarmersmarket. com The Downtown Farmers Market takes place each Saturday, from June to October at Ninth and Cherry streets. 8 a.m. to noon. The market features locally grown and crafted products ranging from vegetables, meats and cheeses, to breads, soups, honey, ice cream and select handmade items. Visit our indoor market November-May, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clabber Girl Museum. Farrington Grove Historic Residential District Tour Poplar Street to Hulman Street and Fourth Street to Seventh Street Farrington’s Grove, a 19th-century neighborhood with about 800 homes and other buildings, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Architectural styles include Classical Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Romanesque, Italian Renaissance and Victorian. Walking tour brochures are available at the Vigo County Historical Museum at 1411 S. Sixth St. or by calling (812) 235-9717. Fowler Park - Pioneer Village 3000 E Oregon Church Rd (812) 462-3392 Step into the past at this 19th-century village, complete with 20 structures. They include homes, shops, a barn, church and a grist mill. During the park’s annual Pioneer Days, visitors can watch costumed pioneers demonstrate the crafts of the era - wool spinning, rail splitting, candle making, carpentry, soap making and more. Open third Saturday of the month, May-September. Open other times by appointment. Free admission. Hook Astronomical Observatory Sixth and Chestnut streets (812) 237-3186 The public is invited to check out the stars and planets, when it is clear, from the Indiana State University Hook Observatory. To reach the observatory, enter the front door of the Science Building and climb the stairs to the roof. The Science Building is just east of Hulman Memorial Student Union. Open 8 to 10 p.m., Tuesday and Friday (if clear). Free admission. Indiana Theatre 683 Ohio St (812) 232-8076 This Terre Haute landmark, which opened in 1922, occupies a special place in American theater design. The Theatre was built by T.W. Barhydt to be a lasting gift to the city. Throughout its rich history, the Theatre has hosted a wide range of events. Through restoration efforts which began in May 2013, the Theatre’s heritage has been preserved and the Indiana has been reborn as a 1,600seat, full-service event center.

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Inland Aquatics 10 Ohio St (812) 232-9000 or (888) 368-9114 Fax: (888) 317-6824 The Midwest’s Aquatic Superstore! Open 7 days a week and have exhibits Noon - 6 pm Sunday and Monday and Noon - 7 pm Tuesday - Saturday National Road Heritage Trail West end: Fourth & Cherry, East end: Delmar & Betty Jones Trailhead at Chamberlain Road, South of U.S. Hwy 40. (812) 232-2727 Walk, run, bike or roller-blade your way down the National Road Heritage Trail. A beautiful 36 mile stretch of paved trail makes the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Jump on the trail at the Twigg Rest Area on U.S. Hwy 40 at Hunt Road & Delmar Road & Betty Jones Trailhead. Oakley Observatory Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (812) 877-8127 This state-of-the-art facility with its eight telescopes and computer equipment gives astronomy fans of all ages insight into our solar system. Rose-Hulman students have discovered several asteroids over the last few years. The observatory is open from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Thursday during the school year for local stargazers. Paul Dresser Memorial Birthplace First Street and Dresser Drive (812) 235-9717 This pre-Civil War home of Paul Dresser was relocated to Fairbanks Park on the banks of the Wabash from its original 318 S. Second St. location. Dresser, who wrote Indiana’s state song, “On the Banks of the Wabash,” was the brother of author Theodore Dreiser. Open limited hours during the summer. Call the office. Groups may visit by appointment. Free admission. Providence Spirituality & Conference Center Sisters of Providence St Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. (812) 535-4531 The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-ofthe-Woods were Wabash Valley pioneers and have been a continual beneficial presence since 1840. Visit Providence Spirituality & Conference Center, the welcome center for the Sisters of Providence motherhouse, home of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, who was declared a saint in 2006. Take a walking tour through the wooded grounds and visit the horses and alpacas. Open daily 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pumpkin Works - The Maze Place 9 miles west of Terre Haute 217-275-3327 From Sept.-Oct. 270 acres of fun!!

Scottish Rite Temple/ Hippodrome Theatre 727 Ohio St (812) 234-3761 John Eberson built the Hippodrome Theatre in 1914 as a vaudeville theater. These days, the former Hippodrome houses a Masonic museum and library with items dating back to the Civil War. Hours vary. Call for information. Group tours available. Vigo County Veterans Memorial Plaza Located on the lawn of the Vigo County Courthouse between Ohio and Cherry streets, the French-New Baroque structure was completed in 1888 and houses many of the daily operations of the county. In addition to the beautiful architecture of the courthouse, one can visit the new Veterans Memorial Plaza. The Plaza includes monuments to World War I, World War II and Korea. Flagpoles fly the flags of all four military branches. White Violet Center for Eco-Justice Sisters of Providence St. Mary-of-the-Woods (812) 535-2930 White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, exists to foster a way of living that recognizes the interdependence of all creation. Visit the center to see alpacas; learn more about organic agriculture, see a house built out of straw bales or study insects, bird habitats and small animals. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or by special arrangement.

Performing Arts Arts Illiana 23 N Sixth St (812) 235-5007 Information about the arts in the Wabash Valley can be found at this arts information center and sales gallery. The center provides information about the arts and cultural offerings in Terre Haute and the surrounding area and includes a sales gallery featuring work by local artists and a gift shop open 10


a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call for Saturday hours. Banks of the Wabash Barbershop Chorus Harmony Hall 1257 Lafayette Ave (812) 232-4926 This popular group of male vocalists, also available for private bookings, perform several public shows each year. Visitors and singers interested in joining the group may attend rehearsals starting at 7 p.m. most Thursdays in Harmony Hall. Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute (812) 236-3193 The Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute offers two annual performances, one in the spring and one in the fall featuring local children. Past performances have included classics such as “The Hobbit,” “The Velveteen Rabbit” and “The Wizard of Oz.” Season tickets are available. Call for information about auditions. General information inquiries can be directed to (812) 236-3193. Community Theatre of Terre Haute Inc. Weldin Talley Memorial Playhouse 1431 S 25th St (812) 232-7172 Community Theatre is the second-oldest amateur theater in the state. Volunteers produce five stage productions (including a musical), the annual Awards Night, a summer camp for children and community outreach programs. CT “Where Everyone Plays a Part!” has volunteer opportunities year round. Hulman Center 200 N Eighth St (812) 237-3770 Educational conferences, conventions, concerts, stage shows, sporting events, banquets and dances are only a few reasons for visiting Hulman Center. The arena is home court for the Indiana State University Sycamores basketball teams. Broadway plays, concerts and nationally known performers are regularly featured. Seating capacity in the arena ranges from 2,600 to 11,000 with the event dictating the configuration. Indiana State University ISU offers a variety of arts and entertainment events throughout the year. A listing of campus events by month and category is available at www.indstate.edu/calendar . ISU’s Office of Public Affairs also maintains a Community Arts Line (812) 237-7878 with details about Wabash Valley arts-related events.

Theater

The Performing Arts Series includes dance, music and theater programs for a wide range of tastes. For ticket information, call (812) 237-3770.

The Crossroads Repertory Theatre offers quality professional theater in June and July. During the school year, ISU’s award-winning theater department also stages many productions (Spring Stage & Fall Stage).Call the ISU Theater Box Office at (812) 2373737 for more information.

Music

out the summer featuring a variety of light classic, march, Broadway, and show tunes as well as modern music for concert band. The band is comprised of approximately 50 Wabash Valley amateur and professional musicians ranging from talented high school students to retired adults. Rehearsals are held each Monday evening during the summer concert season.

School of Music sponsors numerous solo and ensemble performances by students, faculty members and guests. For more information, call the music department hotline at (812) 237-2771. The Contemporary Music Festival is conducted on campus each fall (October or November). The three-day event attracts composers, critics and musicians from coast to coast.

University Speakers Series Former White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, actress Marlee Matlin and humorist and columnist Dave Barry are among past speakers. The series is always free and open to the public. For information, contact ISU’s Hulman Center at (812) 237-3770. Indiana State University Masterworks Chorale (812) 237-2763 The Indiana State University Masterworks Chorale is a university and community chorus that studies and performs a musical repertoire of major choral masterworks. Two concerts are presented per year in December and April. Membership is open to students and members of the community. Rehearsals are held at 7 p.m. Mondays in the ISU Center for Performing and Fine Arts at Seventh and Chestnut streets. For more information, call (812) 237-2763. Hatfield Hall Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 5500 Wabash Ave (812) 877-8544 You may not associate an engineering and science college with fabulous arts and entertainment, but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. The college opened the Hatfield Hall performing arts center in November 2002. It has a 602seat theater, rehearsal rooms for student organizations, an alumni center and offices for the institutional advancement, communication,marketing and alumni affairs. Terre Haute Community Band PO Box 3955 Terre Haute, IN 47803-0955 The Community Band performs a series of free concerts in the city’s parks through-

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Terre Haute Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra Sixty professional and semi-professional musicians perform two pops concerts each year at the Scottish Rite Temple. Music includes light classical, country, Broadway show tunes and movie melodies. Open to local orchestral musicians by approval of the conductor. Auditions may be required. Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra 25 N Sixth St (812) 242-8476 Professional musicians perform an annual season of concerts September through April at Tilson Auditorium on Indiana State University’s campus. The Terre Haute Symphony is Indiana’s oldest professional symphony. Nationally and internationally known guest artists perform with the orchestra. Season tickets are available by calling (812) 237-3737.

Movie Theaters AMC Theater Honey Creek West Eight 3131 S 3rd place (812) 238-9788 www.amctheaters.com AMC Theater Showplace 12 3153 S 3rd place (812) 232-6474 www.amctheaters.com

Spectator Sports Indiana State University www.indstate.edu/athletic The former college home of Larry Bird, Tommy John, Kurt Thomas and Bruce Baumgartner has 14 intercollegiate sports, with both men’s and women’s teams. ISU belongs to the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Check out www.GoSycamores.com for all schedules and ticket information. REX Baseball Season May - August. The REX is part of the 10-team Prospect League, which started in 2009. REX Baseball is a wood-bat league for college players to develop their skills over the summer. The REX is one of hundreds of teams across the country that recruits players from all 50 states, Canada, South America and Puerto Rico. Make Bob Warn Field your home away from home this summer. 812-478-3817 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology This nationally known engineering and science college is a member of Division III of the NCAA and the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Many Rose-Hulman students have won national honors as

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Academic All-Americans. For information on intercollegiate sports for men and women, call (812) 877-8180 or visit athletics. rose-hulman.edu. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Basketball, softball, soccer, golf, cross country and equestrian events are among athletic activities at SMWC. For more information, call (812) 535-5009 Terre Haute Action Track about 1/2 mile south of Interstate-70 on U.S. 41 at the Vigo County Fairgrounds. (812) 232-4040 www.terrehauteactiontrack.net Legendary stars, such as A.J. Foyt, Parnelli Jones and Johnny Rutherford, have competed at this legendary 1/2-mile clay oval the Terre Haute. More recently, nationally known drivers such as Jeff Gordon, Stevie Reeves and Tony Stewart have competed here. Call for this year’s schedule of races. Terre Haute Quarter Midget Races 13th Street and Lockport Road at the Hulman Mini Speedway (812) 478-1554 The Hulman Mini Speedway continues to build on its 50 years of racing in the Wabash Valley. Racing for youths, ages 5 to 16, starting at 3 p.m. Saturdays, April through October. Admission for all races is free. For additional information, call the number listed. Vigo County Schools Vigo County School Corporation schools are home to many exciting spectator sports such as football, baseball, softball, basketball, track and field, and tennis. They have served as training grounds for thousands of successful athletes. Many have gone on to successful athletic participation in college and sometimes professional teams. For sporting event schedules, contact the high schools: Terre Haute North Vigo (812) 4624326; Terre Haute South Vigo (812) 4624265 and West Vigo (812) 462-4298. Wabash Valley Dragway about 1/2 mile south of Interstate-70 on U.S. 41 at the Vigo County Fairgrounds

CLEANING CENTERS Self Serve Laundry Full Service Dry Cleaner 2 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS:

2701 Wabash Avenue (812) 235-5200 2117 South 3rd Street (812) 232-8302

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(812) 232-7223 This award winning NHRA-sanctioned track provides residents and visitors alike a great place to race. Drag racers from a 75-mile radius participate in Super Pro, Pro. Sportsman, Novice Street, Pro Bike, Street Bike, High School and Jr. Dragster categories from March thru November. Wabash Valley Family Sports Center Inc. 599 S Tabertown Rd Several cross-country meets are hosted here at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course. For more information, call (812) 877-1388.

Recreation Bowling Imperial Lanes Bowling & Billiards 400 N Third St (812) 232-1319 The Landing 3350 N 4th St (812) 460-4000 www.thelandingatfortharrison.com Terre Haute Bowling Center 600 E Springhill Dr (812) 238-2911 www.terrehautebowlingcenter.com Vigo Bowl 210 S 9 1/2 St (812) 232-6800 www.vigobowl.net

Fishing Area fishing spots include city and county parks, the Wabash River with public access in Fairbanks Park, Chinook State Fishing Area, Turtle Creek Fish and Wildlife Area, Green Valley State Fish and Game Area and a number of private lakes. For city and county parks locations, see the special guide to Parks and Recreation Facilities on Page 53.


Fitness Fitness enthusiasts and those who just want to stretch their legs will find fitness and exercise centers plentiful in the Wabash Valley. For additional information about fitness options, check the local telephone directory. Fees vary for the locations listed here. Anytime Fitness 101 S Fruitridge Ave (812) 235-8463 320 S Third St (812) 917-3776 4425 S Seventh St (812) 917-4336 www.anytimefitness.com At Anytime Fitness of Terre Haute, your busy schedule and on-the-go lifestyle are accommodated. At our health club, you can exercise anytime of the day or night using your own security-access key card! That’s 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Visit us at one of our three convenient locations. Center for Fitness and Performance-Union Hospital 1606 N Seventh St (fifth floor of Professional Office Building) (812) 238-7311 Enjoy a spectacular view of downtown Terre Haute while whittling away the pounds on the treadmill or weight machines. Visitors can participate in cardiovascular training, bench and low-impact aerobics, personalized training, fitness consultations, triathlon training and heart-rate training. Also available are nutritional advice, fitness testing, body-composition testing and exercise prescriptions. Visitor fee: $10 per visit. Planet Fitness 138 W Honey Creek Pkwy (812) 235-5001 Planet Fitness is here to provide a unique environment in which anyone – and we mean anyone – can be comfortable. A diverse, Judgement Free Zone® where a lasting, active lifestyle can be built. In the end, it’s all about you. We are not here to kiss your butt, only to kick it if that’s what you need. Open and staffed 24 hours seven days a week. Stan’s Nautilus and Fitness Center 3102 S 13th St (one block south of Margaret on 13th street, next to I-70) (812) 235-1229 Stan Petty, owner (B.S. and M.S., Phys Ed); Beginning programs supervised by Stan and his staff. Nautilus Circuit, cardio room, free weights, lockers, showers and sauna. Reasonable rates. Visitors welcome for a fee. Terre Haute Fitness Center 1360 Lafayette Ave (812) 243-6630

www.terrehautefit.com Terre Haute Fitness Center has a 13,500-square-foot facility to meet your needs. 24-hour member access. That means day, night or whatever fits in your schedule. The front of the gym is home to the treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, rowing machines and jacobs ladder. The back has a Zumba room, free weights, resistance machines, tractor tire and log press. Locker rooms with showers, wifi, stereo and TVs also available. Ultimate Fitness & Bariatric Center 3171 S Third Place (812) 235-4006 A medically oriented fitness facility provides an array of services to meet the fitness needs of every individual. We offer a gym equipped with cardiovascular, weight resistance and free weight equipment, plus a huge variety of classes for every fitness level. Wabash Valley Family Sports Center Inc. 599 S Tabertown Rd (812) 877-1388 www.wabashvalleyfamilysportscenter. com This Center has a multipurpose recreation area, cardio equipment, free weightroom, aerobics schedule, a 5,000-meter cross-country track course meeting NCAA specifications, an indoor walking track, basketball courts and soccer fields. Visitors welcome for a fee.

Go-carts and Miniature Golf Bogey’s Family Fun Center 3601 Union Rd (behind the Fairgrounds) (812) 232-8700 www.bogeybear.net Go-Karts, adult go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages, indoor play-land, bungee trampoline, bumper cars, water wars, arcade, and snack bar. Call for hours.

Idle Creek Golf Course Inc. 5353 Eldridge Rd (812) 299-4653 www.idlecreek.com Par 71, 18-hole course, sloped and rated by IPGA and USGA, driving rang, concessions. Soft spikes only, which can be purchased at clubhouse. Open March 1-December 1. The Landing at Fort Harrison 3350 N Fourth St, Terre Haute, IN 47804 (812) 460-4000 www.thelandingatfortharrison.com Open year round seven days a week. The Landing offers a well-manicured 18-hole, par-4 course with 6,300 yards of play. Pro shop and lounge. Summer hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Mark’s Par Three Golf Course 2401 N Chamberlain Rd (U.S. 40, 1/2 mile north of East Glenn) (812) 877-1467 www.markspar3.com Eighteen holes (13 par 3s and five par 4s), executive-type course concessions, clubhouse, riding carts. William S Rea Golf Course Seventh St and Davis Ave (812) 232-0709 Eighteen holes and golf range. Ten tennis courts available. The historic clubhouse, built in the early 1920s, houses a great room and concession stand. Open March 1-Dec. 24.

Golf Hulman Links 990 N Chamberlain Rd East Glenn (812) 877-2096 www.hulmanlinks.com PGA Championship course has 18 holes, driving range, a clubhouse, dining room and lounge. Open March 1-December 24.

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organizations and corporations in the Terre Haute area. Open Wednesday thru Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Exceptional service is our standard. Top Guns Indoor Shooting Range 5050 S 7th St 812-299-GUNS (4867) The newly expanded Top Guns opened in late April and is sure to be an attraction for enthusiasts from a wide radius. Top Guns has one of the largest firearms and accessory inventories in the Wabash Valley according to owner Steve Ellis. In addition, there is an indoor range with 18 separate shooting lanes spread over three shooting ranges that is the only one of its kind in the Midwest. Top Guns indoor shooting range recently opened and is a great attraction for the gun enthusiast.

Recreational Shooting Terre Haute Sporting Clays 1041 W Sandford Ave West Terre Haute, IN (812) 535-3787 or 1-888-535-3787 www.terrehautesportingclays.com We provide sporting clays, five stand, trap, rifle range ammunition and reloading supplies for members and the general public. Programs for individuals, non-profit

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ORGANIZED SPORTS Terre Haute has extensive opportunities for recreational league play in softball, baseball, football, soccer, basketball, swimming and other team sports. For a listing of leagues in the Terre Haute area, call David Patterson at the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau at (812) 234-5555.

Skating Voorhees Skate Park 230 Voorhees

Wigwam Skate & Event Center 4600 N Smith St (812) 460-1775 Remember yesterday today...The Iconic Wigwam has been around for more than 55 years at this location. Offering public skating & family entertainment, youth & teen events, birthdays, banquets, catered & non-catered events and non-skating events and facility rental.

Tennis

Outdoor (Hard court surfaces) Collett Park Seventh Street and Maple Avenue Deming Park Fruitridge Avenue and Ohio Blvd. Booker T. Washington Center 13th Street and College Avenue Lee Fields 979 Gannon Rd, West Terre Haute Prairie Creek Park 3230 W. French Dr. Rea Park Seventh Street and Davis Avenue Spencer F. Ball Park 15th Street and Eighth Avenue Additional outdoor tennis facilities are located at many Vigo County schools.


Indoor Courts Wabash Valley Tennis Club 311 W Honey Creek Dr (812) 238-9888 Six indoor courts (Laykold surface). Open September - May.

Pickleball Brittlebank Park 20th and Grant streets

Shopping

Whether you prefer the selection a mall can offer or the quaint and unique buys available at family-owned shops, Terre Haute has something for everyone. Larger retailers, such as Wal-Mart Super Center, Hobby Lobby and Lowe’s are located on the city’s south side, in the area of U.S. 41 south of I-70. Downtown From the Vigo County Courthouse east to Ninth Street along Wabash Avenue, Ohio Street and neighboring streets north and south Specialty shops, food market, galleries, bookstore and restaurants.

North Plaza North Lafayette Avenue and Fort Harrison Road Includes Menards, Big Lots, shoe store, eye care, furniture store, restaurant, groceries and more. Twelve Points Lafayette Avenue, Maple Avenue and 13th Street Consignment shops, CVS Pharmacy, Dollar General, hair salon, children’s clothing and more.

East Kroger Plaza Wabash Avenue and 25th Street includes Kroger, Rent-to-Own, restaurant and dollar store.

Wabash Avenue Wabash Avenue from 10th Street east to Fruitridge Avenue and side streets north and south. A number of businesses, restaurants, family-owned shops and shopping areas.

Office Max Plaza U.S. 41 south of I-70 and Davis Avenue, Books-A-Million, Joe Muggs, Shoe Carnival and Old Navy.

South

Riverside Plaza U.S. 41 south of I-70, across from Honey Creek Mall, Burlington Coat Factory, restaurants and more.

Ellis Plaza Seventh Street and U.S. Highway 41 South Formal wear, restaurant, chiropractic care, nail salon, shipping store and specialty shops.

Seventh and Springhill Seventh Street and Springhill Drive, Specialty shops, fitness center, restaurants and more.

Honey Creek Commons U.S. 41 S next to Walmart, Kohl’s, David’s Bridal, Panera Bread, Jo Ann Fabrics and other specialty shops.

Southland Shopping Center Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue Includes restaurant, banking, home health care and bookstore.

Honey Creek Mall U.S. 41 south of I-70. More than 90 stores and restaurants, including Sears, JC Penney Co., Macy’s and Carson’s (Elder Beerman). Honey Creek South South of Honey Creek Mall Toys “R” Us, H.H. Gregg, Thompson Honda Motorcycles, Heavenly Ham and other stores. Honey Creek West West side of Honey Creek Mall includes eight-cinema and 12-cinema movie theaters, Dean’s Party Mania, Christian bookstore and other stores.

The Meadows Ohio Boulevard and 25th Street Includes Stein Mart, MCL Cafeteria, restaurant, and specialty shops. South 25th Street South 25th Street between Wabash and Margaret avenues - Restaurant, more than 20 specialty stores and services. Sycamore Terrace State Rd 46 & New Margaret Avenue (just north of I-70) Walmart, Deals$, Maurices, Verizon Wireless, Riddell National Bank and other stores and restaurants.

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South Pointe Crossing U.S. 41 South, restaurant, paint store and clothing stores. Towne South Plaza U.S. 41 south of I-70, Gander Mountain, PetSmart, Best Buy, Guitar Center, and other stores and restaurants. US 41 and Springhill US Hwy 41 and Springhill Drive, Academy Sports, Sams Club, Fresh Thyme and restaurants. Wabash Valley Plaza U.S. 41 South, Hobby Lobby, Kroger, restaurants, financial services, beauty supplies, Big Lots and more.

Spas Elements Salon & Spa 511 W Honey Creek Dr (812) 235-5432 www.terrehautesalonandspa.com Corepoint Salon & Spa 5141 S U.S. Hwy 41 (812) 239-1114 www.corepointspa.com Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We offer massage, facials, body treatments, waxing & a full hair salon. All spa services are by appointment only.

Music and entertainment formats are subject to change, so we suggest you call ahead. 7th & Elm Bar & Grill 729 N Seventh St (812) 234-7356 Home of the all-beef burger & 10 of the coldest beers in town. Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. to midnight; Sunday & Monday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. or later. Ballyhoo Ninth & Chestnut (812) 232-1540 Live music or DJ Friday & Saturday. Food and drinks with specials daily. Boot City Opry 11800 U.S. Hwy 41 S (812) 299-8379 Live shows and performances at 7 p.m. Saturday nights. Buffalo Wild Wings 3718 U.S. Hwy 41 (812) 242-9464 Televisions available. Club Soda 609 S Fourth St (812) 232-2631 Alcohol and drug free club. Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday & Sunday.

Copper Bar 810 Wabash Ave (812) 238-0033 www.thecopperbar.com Live bands, DJ, and televisions. Serving food and drinks. Show Me’s 2324 S Third St (812) 234-8123 Great food, great staff and great entertainment. Smoke-free environment. Sonka Irish Pub & Cafe 1366 Wabash Ave (812) 234-8802 A traditional Irish Pub offering great beer and food. Closed Sunday. Brunch on aturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stables Steakhouse 939 Poplar St (812) 232-6677 Upscale dining. Unique bar and atmosphere. Closed Sunday. The Verve 677 Wabash Ave (812) 234-9536 Live music most evenings.

Merle Norman Day Spa 3410 S U.S. Hwy 41 (812) 232-1676 merlenormanterrehaute.com Hours: Mon.-Sat.10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun. Noon to 5 p.m. Services: Massage, facials, Manicures, pedicures, waxing, body treatments and makeup services. Nirvana Medspa 3350 N Fourth St Inside the Landing at Ft. Harrison (812) 460-4004 nirvanamedspa.com Hours: Mon.-Fri.11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Services: Massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, Botox, Juvederm, weight loss and hormone replacement. Wabash Valley Massage 1027 Poplar St, Inside A Little R & R (812) 243-3176 Hours by appointment only.

Music and Dancing For a variety of live music and dancing, visit these local hot spots.

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Night Life There is always something to do. Whether you like to explore local restaurants or pubs, enjoy concerts or theatre, or just meet the gang in a friendly bar, you can find somewhere to go and something happening almost every night. The entertainment options are endless and having fun is guaranteed!

7th & Elm Bar & Grill 729 N 7th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7356 Al’s Sports Bar Inside Imperial Lanes 400 N 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1319 Archie’s Sports Bar 2640 Prairieton Rd Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3530 Ballyhoo 900 Chestnut St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3939 Big Shooters 2938 N 16th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6266 Bohannon’s East 1728 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2638 Buffalo Wild Wings 3718 US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 242-9464 Charlie’s Pub & Grub 1608 Crawford St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1886 Chili’s Restaurant 5601 US Hwy 41 South Terre Haute, IN (812) 645-0131

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Haney’s Bar 3101 Schaal Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7901 M Moggers Brewery Restaurant & Pub 908 Poplar St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9202

Terre Haute Brewing Company 401 S 9th St. Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3071 The Cabin Pub & Grill 1350 Hulman St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7806

Ripley Beach Bar 830 Oak St Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-8200

The Copper Bar 810 Wabash Ave Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-0033

Show Me’s 2324 S 3rd St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8123

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Coming Events Art Spaces 669 Ohio St. (812) 235-2801 www.wabashvalleyartspaces.com Email: info@wabashvalleyartspaces.com Discover the heart of Terre Haute through public sculptures found within the historic downtown, on university campuses and in city parks. These unique works of art are carefully placed by Art Spaces to add meaning and liveliness to the city landscape. Consider a brief walk along the Arts Corridor, or a downtown tour that includes the Indiana State University campus, or take in the entire collection by bike or car. These delightful sculptures are available for people of all ages to enjoy, free of charge. Art Spaces brings together people, business and art to build a vibrant city. For sculpture locations and a map: www.wabashvalleyartspaces. com Aquatics- Year Round: The newly built aquatic center is the host too many swim meets held in Vigo County such as the Western Indiana Conference Championship, Conference Indiana Boy’s Championship, Terre Haute Torpedoes Arctic Blast Invitational and the IHSAA Boy’s Swimming Sectional. Griffin Bike Park- Open Year Round: This is a project of the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department and the Griffin Family endorsed by the Indiana’s governor’s office as an official Indiana Bicentennial Legacy project and is named after Dale Griffin, a U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan in October 2009. The design and development of the Griffin Bike Park is guided by these core values: Freedom- Celebrate the freedoms that our Fallen Soldiers have given their lives

to protect. Family- Inspire our families to explore the outdoors and engage in positive, healthy activities. Friendship- Create experiences and opportunities to establish and strengthen friendships. Community- Promote healthy active recreational lifestyles that can benefit all members of the community. Bowling TrailblazerFebruary: This is an event that has 33 area colleges with the region compete in sanctioned bowling tournaments. These Tournaments are held at the Terre Haute Bowling Center on Springhill Drive. REX- May-August, 2017. A wood bat league for college players to develop baseball skills. Part of a 12 league team called the Prospect League. Their season starts in May and wraps up ending in the first part of August. Their homefield is Bob Waren Field. T H Action Track- April-September, 2017: The speedway holds several special events during the summer that feature divisions from the United States Auto Club (USAC) and United Midwestern Promoters (UMP). Sometimes they have special features such as the World Of Outlaw vs. Summer National Late Models show at the end of June. Along with this they also have the historic Tony Hulman Classic and Don Smith Classic, mainstays at Terre Haute. The race schedule runs from April through September. Indiana Percussionists- April 1, 2017: The Indiana Percussion Association holds its State Competition each year in the spring at the Hulman Center in downtown Terre Haute. (The competition is for youth). It’s method for organizing youth activities in pursuit of high standards of achievement. The IPA is organized and administered on the principle that its leaders are professionals teaching by example both in and out of the competitive arena. As mature persons, the IPA leaders know that our youth will learn life attitudes from all the observations of and interactions with those adults who are their models. Earth Day- April 22, 2017: West Central Indiana’s largest and longest-running Earth Day celebration continues on the campus of

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, near Terre Haute. This event is hosted by the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence. Dozens of educational exhibits are on display, food offered by local vendors, live music and children’s activities. Fun and educational for the entire family! Mini workshops on a variety of topics throughout the day! Topics might include cooking, fiber arts, yoga, and vegetable fermentation! Strawberry Festival- June 8: This event is hosted by the First Congregational Church at 6th and Ohio Street in Downtown Terre Haute. The annual Strawberry Festival always provides a fun filled day for all ages. They serve strawberries and ice cream. There is also music and horse drawn carriage rides. It is one of the oldest events with the sweetest traditions. Special Olympics- June 9-11, 2017: Special Olympics Indiana is a not-for-profit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in more than 20 Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, reaching nearly 10,000 athletes across Indiana. (The summer games are held annually in June). The athletes compete at the annual “summer games” on the ISU campus as well as Rose Hulman. Wabash Valley Football- June 23 (Banquet) June 24 (All Star Game) 2017: The Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association was founded in February of 2003. The intent of the organization was to gather together high school coaches and support-


ers of football throughout the Wabash Valley. The focus of the group was to promote football and football related activities. The WVFCA each year host several skill camps for athlete’s grade school through high school. They also conduct clinics for coaches and volunteers. The largest event each year is the Annual All-Star Game. This is played the last weekend in June and players from all the schools are represented in the game. Rainride- July 15, 2017: The 160-mile length bicycle ride runs mostly on the Historic National Route 40, an older, divided four-lane road with light traffic and gentle rolling hills. The ride begins at 7am on the campus of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana, and crosses the state to Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. To participate you should be able to average at least 12 to 14 mph for over 11 hours. Cross Country- August- November, 2017: Terre Haute is known as Cross Country Town USA. The LaVern Gibson Championship Course on the East side of Terre Haute holds many races in the fall starting in August- through year end. There have been National Collegiate Championships, IHSAA Championships, Nike Cross Country Regionals and many invitationals held at the course. Schied Diesel- August 25-27, 2017: The Diesel rally is held each year at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds just south of the Honey Creek Mall. Nearly 15,000 people are expected for this (3) day event. People come from all over to participate and watch the diesel events: The event lineup includes Show-N-Shine Contest (presented by Purdue Diesel Club), Manufacture Midway, Dyno Contest (sponsored by Edge Products), the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League 2.6 Truck Pull qualifications, Outlaw Diesel Super Series Drag Racing, Kiddie Pedal Pull (presented by Pullers For Christ), with the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Truck & Tractor Pull Each Evening. Church Service by Pullers For Christ, Scheid Diesel Parts & Apparel Departments, and Outlaw Diesel Super Series Diesel drag races. Blues at the Crossroads- September 8-9, 2017: Thousand’s flock to the crossroads of America for this (2) day (2) night music festival held in downtown Terre Haute. It’s a fall tradition that residents and those visiting Terre Haute both enjoy. Bring the

family and come and listen to music while sitting in the middle of Wabash Avenue on a beautiful fall evening. Bat Festival- September 16, 2017: The Indiana State University Center for Bat Research, Outreach, and Conservation annually hosts the Indiana Bat Festival. They invite people to join them for a unique festival presented by bat experts. They demonstrate with live bats and raptors, along with children’s activities, and educational exhibits. Their goal in hosting this free festival every year is to educate folks about bats. Pioneer Days- October 3-4, 2017: Pioneer Days at Fowler- 1840 pioneer village with active gristmill. Pioneer Days showcases old-fashioned crafters, local artists and village folk step back in time to re-create pioneer activities, crafts and lifestyles. Other interests include children’s hands-on activities, gristmill, Civil War re-enactors and traders’ flea market. Commercial Vendors, Crafts, Entertainment, Children’s Food. Homecomings: Each year the local colleges of higher education hold their annual homecomings. Indiana State University (October 21), Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (October 6-8), and St. Mary of the Woods College (TBD). Each college holds a celebration which includes a variety of events with alumni visiting their alma mater. By visiting each college’s individual website you can find the planned activities and festivities they are holding. Soccer Schedule- TBD: The soccer complex of Vigo County is located to the south end of town. The complex has continuously grown each year. It has held mid-western soccer classics, Indiana Soccer Cup and other tournaments. Their mission is: “To develop and promote the growth and appreciation of the game of soccer and to provide the best possible soccer experience for all players.” Miracle on 7th- December 1-2, 2017: This is a downtown (2) day event fit for the entire family. There are local vendors, food, Christmas Tree Decorating Contest, Gingerbread House Contest and more. Something for everyone to get in the holiday spirit.

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Activities For Kids The Bouncin Barn 2509 S 1st St (812) 299-5867 The Bouncin Barn has an inflatable area for kids to jump, bounce and climb. They also have a gym and basketball area. There’s something for the parents as well, a hay loft in the top so parents can watch their kids play and there’s WiFi there too. Ryves Youth Center 1356 Locust St (812) 235-1265 www.ccthin.org Ryves Youth Center is a safe-haven which fosters a positive sense of self-worth through programs that promote physical, educational and social development for youth in our communities. We offer crisis intervention, cooking and food service training, preschool for homeless and at-risk youth, tutoring, Scouts, organized sports, a computer lab, after-school snacks and evening meals every weekday. Backpacks with food for the weekend are provided on Fridays. Programs are free. Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club 924 N 13th St (812) 232-2046 www.thbgc.org Activities rule at the Boys and Girls Club! The non-profit organization serves ages 5-18. Programming offered: game room, arts and crafts, computer room, music room and learning center. The Club also offers winter and summer basketball programs, gym programs, a golf program, plus an Early Bird day care program in summer, offering structured programming plus field trips, fishing, bowling. Also, football, volleyball and tumbling. Free tutoring also available. Terre Haute Junior Tennis Association, Inc. P.O. Box 6112 (812) 232-2622 www.thjta.com Serve up a winning hobby when you join the Terre Haute Junior Tennis Association, a USTA affiliate. Free lessons offered at Woodrow Wilson Middle School, West Vigo High School, North Vigo High School, and Honey Creek Middle School. Pay for play competition program at Terre Haute South and

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Rea Park. Participate in 8 USTA Sanctioned tournaments in Terre Haute, Sullivan and Farmersburg, IN.

3 p.m. Saturdays, April through October. Admission for all races is free. For additional information, visit the web site.

Terre Haute Miss Softball America Complex at 1050 W Jones Dr (812) 235-0787 (Diamond Softball Academy) eteamz.active.com/thmsa Girls ages 4-18 can learn to play ball with Miss Softball America. Spring league April through June, fall league September through October. Check out the Diamond Softball Academy, an indoor softball complex with 3 pitching areas, 2 batting cages and 6 individual training stations. Local coaches often available to work with players in clinics or for one-on-one instruction. Call (812) 235-0787 for details.

Vigo County Youth Soccer Association 990 W Springhill Dr (812) 466-0900 www.vcysa.org Come play soccer with all your friends! The 2015 season of VCYSA has over 1,200 players on over 100 teams in recreation and travel leagues with more joining every year. Kids as young as 4 can participate in either the Spring or Fall seasons. Team ages range from 4 years old through Middle School.

Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Department 1110 Girl Scout Ln Parks Office: (812) 232-0147 (812) 232-2727 www.terrehaute.in.gov/parks Grab your tennis racket, swimming suit and athletic shoes and head out to the park. Summer camps, classes and activities are scheduled year round. There’s always something to do. Have your parents call for a Parks & Recreation Activity Guide which describes an entire year’s worth of fun. Terre Haute Quarter Midget Races 13th St and Lockport Rd at the Hulman Mini Speedway www.thqma.com Racing for youths, ages 5-16, starting at

Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, Inc. 599 S Tabertown Rd (812) 877-1388 Many programs are available for kids at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center. Summer programs for kids include: fishing, t-ball, basketball, golf and outdoor soccer. Among the winter programs are: volleyball, indoor soccer, and basketball. Activities for kids are open to children from preschool age to 12th grade. A reading club, game room and computer room also are available. Fees for programs vary. Wabash Valley Girls Softball League 2601 N 19th St (812) 466-7571 (ballpark): www.wabashvalleygirlssoftball.com Looking to play girls’ softball. Girls ages 5 to 18 can play in spring leagues from April through June and a fall league from September through October.


Wabash Valley Junior Golf Association P.O. Box 5287 (812) 235-3610 The Wabash Valley Junior Golf Association has served more than 15,000 youth over the years. Kids 18 and under can swing their way to success at local golf courses. The Association offers regular golfing activities, as well as golf clinics five days a week in summer, weekends in winter. Fees: $10 for a one-day clinic. Tournaments are scheduled and often require a $15 fee. Call Director Eric M. Cass.

Arts For Kids Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute (812) 236-3193 Be a star! Or just feel like one with the Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute. The group features performances by youth, for youth. Auditions are open to anyone from first grade to senior high, which means you could be the next Pinocchio or Alice in Wonderland! Call for audition information. For general information, call (812) 236-3193. Swope Art Museum 25 S Seventh St (812) 238-1676 www.swope.org Kids of all ages can take an art class, tour an outstanding collection of American art, sit in on a gallery talk, check out the latest exhibit, or enjoy artwork by their classmates at the annual Swope Student Art Exhibit. Summer Youth Art programs also available. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday, Monday. Group tours by appointment. Admission: free.

Game Centers eBash 2303 S 3rd St (812) 235-0040 www.ebash.com This first eBash, started in 2004, is a dreamland for video game enthusiasts! Ages 10100 enjoy over 100 stations with high-end gaming computers, Xbox One, Playstation 4, wii-U, Xbox 360 and thousands of games. Play on an hourly basis and try out the latest games and systems. Features birthday parties, video game tech camps, tournaments, game release parties. Open noon to midnight every day; overnight lock-ins Fridays, Saturdays. Xtreme Laser Tag 844 W Johnson Dr (812) 238-8412 Come challenge your friends to an exciting

game of laser tag! Boasting a 7,000 sq ft multi-level arena. Take a break from the action and visit the snack bar or arcade area. Private and corporate parties also available. Strap on a vest and come play! Open Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 4 p.m. to midnight; Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Strikerz Party & Play Terre Haute Bowling Center 600 E Springhill Dr (812) 238-2911 The area’s newest children’s play land with inflatables video games and redemption arcade games. Open 10am to 10 pm daily.

Kids on Wheels Terre Haute Skate World 481 W Honey Creek Dr (812) 232-3835 Skate your way to a good time during Wednesday night family nights and weekend family skate sessions. Not into skimming around the rink? Test your skills at one of the video games available or enjoy a snack. You can even have a birthday party or family reunion at the center! Call for hours. Voorhees Skate Park 230 Voorhees Come enjoy Terre Haute’s newest addition to our fabulous parks system. Kids can skate on rollerblades or skateboards around this new cement facility.

Learning Is Fun Terre Haute Children’s Museum 727 Wabash Ave (812) 235-5548 www.thchildrensmuseum.com Terre Haute Children’s Museum offers

hands-on exhibits and programs, a science store with unique gift items, and facilities for birthday parties and special events. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m. Admission: $8 for adults and children 24 months and over; free for children under 24 months. CASY - Chances And Services for Youth 1101 S 13th Street (812) 232-3952 www.casyonline.org CASY provides services to families of children ages birth to 18. Free child care referrals, early education and parenting resources, information on statewide Paths to Quality Child Care rating System, and a federally funded voucher program for low-income families. Programming: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Vigo County, Safe Kids of Vigo County, Out of School Club, Camp Rave, Teen Court, Strengthening Families, and Bikes for Tykes.

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Dobbs Park Nature Center 5170 E Poplar Dr (812) 877-1095 Dobbs Park Nature Center is a walk in the park! Enjoy the great outdoors with a nature walk or get a sneak peek at nature through a one-way glass wildlife viewing window. Special programs are featured monthly, such as the “Annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo.” Open Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Closed Sunday & Monday. Closed all major holidays. Free admission. KinderCenter 4389 Wabash Ave (812) 872-2377 www.KinderCenterMusik.com Come sing, sway, laugh and play! KinderCenter offers Kindermusik classes for infants to age 7. Each class offers singing, dancing, listening, imaginative play and music from around the world. It’s a place to bond with your child and connect with other parents. Come see why music is the optimum learning vehicle from birth onward. Prenatal Yoga and art classes for ages 6 to 9 are also available. Native American Museum Dobbs Park, 5170 E Poplar Dr (812) 877-6007 Weave your own basket or make a leather pouch at the museum where culture of Native Americans of the Wabash Valley is cool. Hang out at the museum or attend one of the monthly programs for kids. Topics such as “Sand Painting” and “Artifact Identification.” Kids can participate in the Buffalo Chip Throwing Contest. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays. Vigo County Public Library One Library Square 7th & Poplar Sts (812) 232-1113 www.vigo.lib.in.us The Vigo County Public Library brings individuals and organizations together to generate change and transform lives. The Library offers programs, services and events for children, teens, families and adults. Library customers can borrow an iPad or download music, movies, magazines and e-books to his or her own device from home. For the GRAND RE-OPENING

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Bogey’s Family Fun Center 3601 Union Rd (behind the Vigo County Fairgrounds) (812) 232-8700 www.bogeybear.net This fun center offers miniature golf, gokarts, an arcade, party rooms, batting cages, a play area, bungee trampoline, bumper cars, water wars and a snack bar. A celebration can be arranged for kids celebrating birthdays, complete with pizza, place settings and drinks. Call for hours and specials.

Special Needs Challenger Baseball (Division of Terre Haute North Little League) 7091 S Carlisle (812) 299-7091 or (812) 240-5053 www.northlittleleague.org i70us41@aol.com The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and mental challenges, ages 5-18, or up to 22 if still enrolled in high school, to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who participate in this sport worldwide. Covered Bridge Special Education District 1320 Walnut St (812) 462-4364 ext. 201 www.coveredbridgespecialeducation.org The Covered Bridge Education District believes that each student has the right to an appropriate education. Collaborative efforts among students, parents, staff, and communities prepare individuals to be contributing members of the community. Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Happiness Bag, Inc. 3833 Union Rd (812) 234-8867 www.happinessbag.org Happiness Bag provides adapted educational and recreational services and programs that encourage the potential of children and adults with disabilities. Programs: Adult Day Service; Personal Growth & Social Development; Summer Day Camp for school-age children; Adaptive Sports & Recreation (including Special Olympics training, competition); League Bowling; Respite Care; Wellness Coordination; and Residential Habitation. It is a provider of services through the Indiana Medicaid Waiver and a CARF Accredited organization. Upward Basketball & Soccer for Challenger (Children with Special Needs) & Typical Developing Children Mt. Pleasant United Methodist 3050 E Davis Dr Northside Community United Methodist 1075 N Fruitridge Ave (812) 232-4808 www.mountpleasantfamily.org http://upward.org Upward Sports teaches athletic skills and values for success on and off the playing field/court including sportsmanship, teamwork, integrity, and respect for authority. Designed for ages 3-8th grade. Our Challenger Division is for ages 5 and up with special needs including young adults. We have added power soccer (wheelchair division) powered or human power.

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Trails

Exercise Course

Monuments

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Volleyball

Horseshoe

Basketball

Tennis

Football/Soccer

Softball/Baseball

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NAME AND LOCATIONS OF FACILITIES COMMUNITY PARKS Collett Park - 7th Street & Maple Avenue Deming Park - Fruitridge & Ohio Street Fairbanks Park - South 1st Street Dobbs Park - Highway 46 & 42 Maple Avenue Nature Park - 3rd Street & Maple Avenue

21 177 146 105 25

NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS Brittlebank Park - 20th & Grant Street Curtis Gilbert Park - 14th & Wabash Coy Park - 16th & Barbour Herz-Rose Park - 15th & Locust Sheridan Park - 28th & Beech Street Spencer F. Ball Park - 15th & 8th Avenue Thompson Park - 17th & Oak Street Voorhees Park - Voorhees & St. Rd. 63 - Skate Park Washington Park - 13th & College

BLOCK PARKS 12 Points Park Anaconda - 14th & Elizabeth Boy Scout - Lafayette & Barbour Avenue Centennial Park - 25th & Locust Graham - 1400 South 17th Street John M. Hanley, Jr. Memorial Park Oakley - College & 8th Streets Vi Cottrell Park

GOLF COURSES Frisbee Disc Course - Deming Park Hulman Links - 990 North Chamberlain Road Rea Golf Course - 7th & Davis Avenue

NATURE CENTERS & MUSEUMS Dobbs Park Nature Center - Highway 42 & 46 Native American Museum - Dobbs Pk. Hwys 42 & 46

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RECREATION CENTERS Booker T. Washington Community Center - 13th & College Torner Center - Deming Park

For information about city parks, call the Terre Haute City Parks Department at (812) 232-2727. For information about county parks, contact the Vigo County Park and Recreation Department at (812) 462-3392 or visit the website at www.vigocounty.in.gov. Camping is available in Fowler, Hawthorn or Prairie Creek

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parks in Vigo County: • Directions to Fowler Park from Interstate 70 and U.S. 41: Drive south 7 miles on U.S. 41; turn left onto Oregon Church Road; travel 0.6 mile east; turn left into park entrance. • Directions to Hawthorn Park from Interstate 70 and Indiana 46: Travel north 3 miles on Indiana 46 and turn right (east) onto U.S. 40;

proceed 1 mile east to the first traffic light; turn left (north) and drive 0.6 mile; turn left (west) onto East Old Maple Avenue; proceed 0.6 mile to park entrance. • Directions to Prairie Creek Park from U.S. 41 and Interstate 70: Travel south on U.S. 41 for 10 miles; turn right (west) onto West French Drive; and travel 4 miles to park entrance.

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Terre Haute is home to an intersection with a historical marker known as the “Crossroads of America.” It marks U.S. 40, originally known as the National Road which opened the west for settlement, and U.S. 41, a major northsouth route, which were designated part of the original federal highway system in 1926. Their former intersection in Terre Haute at Wabash Avenue and Seventh Street became the “Crossroads of America.” Today, Terre Haute’s main crossroad is located at Interstate 70 and U.S. 41. It’s a site of a renovated Holiday Inn, reopened after a $9 million remodeling project. The biggest change is the attached LongHorn Steakhouse, a restaurant that seats more than 200 guests. The hotel is linked through a walkway to the restaurant and hotel guests can use their room key to return to the hotel without going outside. Not far away, LaQuinta Inn and Suites is under construction on Margaret Drive, near Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. The four-story project is estimated at $4.6 million. Heading east on I-70, Terre Haute has already seen growth in retail with Meijer near Walmart Superstore. Another new addition now under construction is Home2Suites, a four-story $9.6 million project next to Holiday Inn Express at the intersection of I-70 and Indiana 46/U.S.40. Visitors and workers have long been drawn to the community’s regional commerce hub and healthcare industry, but one unique aspect is it is home to five institutions of higher education — Indiana

State University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Ivy Tech Community College and Harrison College. With recent student growth at Indiana State University, new apartments are under construction. Some are targeting students, others higher end tenants. The first on the construction scene are luxury loft-style apartments, slated for opening this year. The Lofts of Haute Maison is a nearly $3 million 10-unit apartment complex at 120 S. Seventh St. It is a project that refurbished the former “TWI” building, not far from the “Crosssroads of America.” It will offer two and three bedrooms with high end finishes throughout. Many will have balconies, fireplaces and two penthouses with rooftop terraces. Wisconsin-based ICAP Development is constructing a $15 million 224-bed student housing development called Highland Quarters at 627 Cherry Street, adjacent to Indiana State University’s Scott College of Business, also close to the “Crossroads of America.” The 106,000-square-foot, five-story project, also slated to open this year, will feature 60 fully furnished apartments with bed to bath parity and in-unit laundry. The ground level of the project will provide roughly 6,000 square feet of retail space, secured parking for tenants and amenity spaces that will include a full-service fitness facility, quiet and group study rooms and an entertainment lounge. Located west of Indiana State University’s campus, Indianapolis-based Annex

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41 is constructing a 408-bed, $25 million apartment complex slated for completion in 2018. Located at 224 N. 3rd Street, Annex 41 will offer a mix of fully-furnished studios, 2-bedroom, 2-bath and 4-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. Also located west of ISU, close to the Wabash River, construction began this year on a $23 million conversion of the former ICON building. Core Redevelopment is turning the building into 165 loft-style, market-rate apartments. The property will be known as RiverFront Lofts. The project is targeted for completion in mid- to late-summer 2018. The ICON building is 186,000 square feet and originally constructed by American Can Co. and opened in 1931. Core Redevelopment has a second involvement in Terre Haute as it owns and converted the former Deming Hotel at Sixth and Cherry Streets, also converting it into apartments. In addition to residential development, industrial construction is slated to start this year about six miles south of Interstate 70 in the Vigo County Industrial Park. Minnesota-based Select Genetics has announced plans to created up to 100 new jobs by 2018 after constructing an 83,000-square-foot turkey hatchery in the industrial park. Select Genetics, formed through a merger of Valley of the Moon Commercial Poults (formed in 2011 by Aviagen Turkeys) and Willmar Poultry/Ag Forte, stated it will invest $22 million to establish and equip the new facility to produce young turkeys for commercial use.

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Location and Highways Nearby Metropolitan Cities Source: AAA Hoosier Motor Club Chicago, Ill. (187 miles) Cincinnati, Ohio (202 miles) Evansville, Ind. (113 miles) Indianapolis, Ind. (75 miles) St. Louis, Mo. (173 miles)

Major Employers Union Health Group Vigo County School Corp. Indiana State University Sony DADC, USA Vigo County United States Federal Correctional Complex Terre Haute Regional Hospital Bemis ADVICS First Financial Bank City of Terre Haute Great Dane Trailers Ivy Tech Community CollegeWabash Valley Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Alorica ThyssenKrupp Presta Taghleef GE Aviation Staples Midwest Distribution Center

Financial Institutions Advantage Plus: 1 location Crane Credit Union: 1 location

First Farmers Bank: 1 location Fifth Third Bank: 4 locations First Financial Bank: 11 locations First National Bank and Trust: 1 location Harris Bank: 2 locations Indiana State University Federal Credit Union: 1 location Morris Plan Company of Terre Haute: 1 location Old National Bank & Trust: 5 locations Regions Bank: 1 location Riddell National Bank: 1 location Terre Haute Savings Bank: 4 locations Vigo Co. Federal Credit Union: 2 locations Woodforest National Bank: 1 location

Business Assistance Organizations

(1-888-967-5663) Email: workone@dwd.in.gov Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) 301 Home Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 231-6763 Web site: www.scorechapter661.org Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce 630 Wabash Avenue Suite 105 Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 231-2391 Web site: www.terrehautechamber.com Terre Haute Economic Development Corporation 630 Wabash Avenue Suite 101 Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 234-2524 Email: info@terrehauteedc.com Web site: www.terrehauteedc.com Wabash Valley Small Business Development Center College of Business Room 510 Indiana State University 800 Sycamore Street Terre Haute, IN 47809 (812) 237-7676 Web site: www.indstate.edu/sbdc

Indiana Small Business Center Scott College of Business 30 N. 7th St Terre Haute, IN 47809 iwbdc.org/locations/westcentral/isbdc

Western Indiana WorkOne 4th and 5th Floors Terre Haute, IN 47807 1 (877) 456-JOBS (1-877-456-5627) Email: contactus@456jobs.com Web site: www.456jobs.com

Indiana Department of Workforce Development Indiana Government Center South 10 North Senate Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46204 1 (888) WORKONE

WorkOne 30 North 8th Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 234-6602 Email: clydich@umu.edu

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Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Medical Care Facilities Ambucare Clinic 3387 US 41 Terre Haute, IN 812-232-5532 MedExpress Urgent Care 3051 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN 812-232-9994 Terre Haute Regional Hospital 3901 South 7th Street Terre Haute, IN 812-232-0021 UAP Clinic Convenient Care 221 South 6th Street Terre Haute, IN 812-242-3737 Union Hospital 1606 N 7th Street Terre Haute, IN 812-238-7000 Valley Professionals Community Health Center 1530 N 7th St Suite 201 Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-7631 Wabash Valley Health Center 1436 Locust Street Terre Haute, IN 812-232-7447

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Located at 3901 South 7th Street in Terre Haute, Terre Haute Regional Hospital is a 278-bed medical center with comprehensive healthcare programs. Regional is the only full-service hospital in the area accredited by The Joint Commission and has provided quality care to the Wabash Valley community for 135 years — from its beginnings as St. Anthony’s Hospital to the present day facility. In 1882, St. Anthony’s Hospital began as the only healthcare facility in the area. Together with the Sisters of St. Francis, St. Anthony’s Hospital served our community until 1975 when it was renamed Terre Haute Regional Hospital. In 1979, a modern five-story hospital complex was built on the south side of Terre Haute to replace the original building. Specialties & Services Services provided by Terre Haute Regional Hospital include the region’s only Level-II Trauma Center, Cardiovascular services, including open-heart surgery and cardiac catheterization; Oncology services, which include radiation therapy and outpatient infusion; a Labor and Delivery suite, including a Level-II neonatal intensive care unit; a 19-bed inpatient Behavioral Health unit; and other specialized inpatient areas, including an Intensive Care unit and an Inpatient Rehabilitation unit. In addition, Regional offers 9 fully-equipped operating suites and 4 endoscopy suites for surgical specialties including neurosurgery, orthopedics, cardiovascular surgery, general surgery, urology, and gastroenterology. In 2004, Terre Haute Regional Hospital completed the final phase of a $40 million new construction and renovation project that featured the construction of a two-story tower to house the ER and ICU. Other additions included the expansion of the Imaging Department into a comprehensive Outpatient Services Center in June 2004. This incorporated adding a new MRI unit and two new CT scan units, new

nuclear medicine and radiology equipment and additional mammography equipment. There have been multiple cosmetic improvements throughout the facility including renovation of the main lobby. In 2010 Terre Haute Regional Hospital created a comprehensive cancer services program, the Paul Siebenmorgen Cancer Center to include services such as an infusion center, radiation services, PET/CT, oncology nurse navigator program and much more. Since that time, Regional has consistently reinvested in the community, upgrading and renovating to provide the best in patient care. Recent additions include a multi-million dollar investment in staff and infrastructure to bring a Level II Trauma Center to the Wabash Valley. In 2012, an offsite imaging center was acquired, Premier Diagnostic Imaging. Located at 135 McCalister Dr., just west of the hospital, this department of the hospital offers a convenient location for imaging needs. In 2017, the name of the facility changed to Regional Imaging and Laboratory Services, as outpatient lab services are now offered at the location to better serve patients. Community involvement is an important part of Regional’s mission. Community education classes and seminars provide opportunities for individuals to take preventative steps in their own health. The hospital plays an active role in community-wide activities that promote safety, culture, health and wellness and general welfare of area residents through sponsorships, non-profit board participation by the hospital’s leadership and participation in community programs. Terre Haute Regional Hospital is an organization dedicated to its Mission, Values and Vision and is committed to providing quality, individualized patient care to the communities we serve. Terre Haute Regional Hospital looks forward to continuing to serve its friends and neighbors and growing with the community.


Union Health Group Union Health is an integrated health system serving patients throughout west-central Indiana and east-central Illinois with compassionate health care of the highest quality. Union Health consists of Union Medical Group, Union Hospital (Terre Haute), and Union Hospital Clinton. The vision for Union Health is to provide exceptional healthcare and service while leading Wabash Valley communities to their best health and wellness. As a not-for-profit healthcare system, we are committed to providing the highest quality of healthcare to patients throughout the Wabash Valley regardless of their ability to pay. Union Health hosts two hospitals, 15 outpatient medical centers, and more than 3,000 employee and physicians. Union Health was honored to receive the 2017 Tribune Star Readers’ Choice Award in the following categories: Best Hospital (Union Hospital in Terre Haute), Best Medical Clinic Union Health Primary Locations: Union Hospital, 1606 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7000 Anti-Coagulation, Atrium, Cafeteria, Chaplain, Emergency Department, Foundation, Gift Shop, ICU, Join Replacement, Oncology, Patient Admitting, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery Pick Up, Volunteer Services. Union Hospital, 8th Avenue Entrance, 1606 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7000 Maternity Services, Medical Rehabilitation, Outpatient Cath lab, Pediatrics, Cardiovascular Testing, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Lab & Nuclear Lab Testing Clara Fairbanks Center for Women (#1 Mammography Provider in the Wabash Valley) Hux Cancer Center, Third Floor, 1711 N. 6 1/2 St., Terre Haute, IN, 765.238.7766 Clara Fairbanks at Union Hospital Clinton, 801 S. Main St., Clinton, IN, 765.832.1317 Union Hospital Clinton, 801 S. Main Street, Clinton, IN 47842, 765.832.1234 Eye Center, 422 Poplar St., Terre Haute, IN 47807, 812.242.3700 Optometry, Ophthalmology, Optical Shop Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6th 1/2 St., Terre Haute, IN 47804 Clara Fairbanks Center for Women, 812.238.7766; Radiation Oncology, 812.238.7504 Union Medical Group Oncology & Hematology, 812.242.3610 Union Medical Group Rheumatology, 812.242.3005 Hux Heart Center, 1606 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7000 Illiana Internal Medicine, 1137 North 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807

(Union Medical Group – formerly UAP Clinic), Best Walk-In Clinic (Union Medical Group’s Convenient Care Clinic), and Best Place to Work (Union Hospital in Terre Haute). Union Hospital is a 350-bed not-for profit hospital located in Terre Haute, Indiana. A seven-time Readers’ Choice Best Hospital award winner, Union Hospital provides exceptional care to the Accredited Cancer Care program, Certified Primary Stroke Center, Accredited Medical and Stroke Rehabilitation programs, Joint Replacement Center, Level 3 Trauma Center, and Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Union Hospital is a regional referral center and the largest provider of health care services between Indianapolis and St. Louis. Union Hospital’s Heart Program was recognized nationally in both 2015 and 2016 for survival after heart attack (AMI).

Union Hospital Clinton is a 25-bed not-for profit hospital located in Clinton, Indiana – and servicing Parke and Vermillion counties. The Clinton campus includes specialty clinic, surgery, therapeutics, and imaging services. Union Hospital Clinton has been recognized repeatedly for care that results in high patient satisfaction. Union Medical Group provides patients with local access to highly-skilled primary and specialty care providers who work together to care for you. Our healthcare team, comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants and more than 700 staff members, offers 21 medical specialties. Our growing practice has more than 100 primary care and specialty physicians with a focus on understanding your unique medical needs and supporting you in achieving your best possible health.

Internal Medicine – 812.478.8888 Professional Office Building, 1530 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, IN 47807, 812.238.7000 Administration, Center for Diabetes Education, Center for Fitness & Performance, Preadmission Testing, LabCorp, PET Imaging, Physician Offices, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Valley Professionals/ Family Medicine Residency, 7th Street Café Thomas Plaza, 5500 US Hwy 41 S., Terre Haute, IN, 812.238.7766 Union Hospital Imaging Services Union Hospital Therapy (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy) Clinton Clinic, 777 S. Main St., Clinton, IN 47842, 765.832.1233 East Clinic, 4001 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7172 North Clinic, 1725 N. 5th St., Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7210 Pediatric Clinic, 450 8th Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7171 South Clinic, 5500 US Hwy 41 S, Terre Haute 47802, 812.238.7786 Union Medical Group Bone & Joint Center, 1725 N. Fifth St., Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.242.3005 Center for Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics/Orthopaedic Surgery, Podiatry, Union Outpatient Therapy (North Clinic) Union Medical Group Downtown, 221 S. Sixth St., Terre Haute, IN 47807 Family Medicine, 812.242.3120; Pediatrics – 812.242.3105 Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic (8a8p M-F; 9a-3p Sa, 1-5p Su); Psychiatry – 812.244.5058 Union Medical Group Medical Office Building, 1429 North 6th Street, Terre

Haute, IN 47807 812.232.0564 Allergy, Asthma, Audiology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Testing, Ear, Nose & Throat, Diabetes & Metabolism, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Nutritional Services, OB/GYN, Pharmacy, Pulmonology/Critical Care, Urology Union Medical Group Northside, 1739 N. Fourth St., Terre Haute, IN 47804 Center for Better Sleep, 812.242.1000; Family Medicine – 812.242.3600; Neurology & Pain Care, 812.242.3125; Pediatric Neurology – 812.244.5070 Union Medical Group Southside, 4601 S. Seventh St., Terre Haute, IN 47802 Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 812.242.3788; Family Medicine – 812.232.3281 Wabash Valley Surgery Center, 1421 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, IN 47807, 812.231.4600 Wound Healing Center at Union Hospital, 1606 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.4499

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Accommodations Hotels & Motels a

RED ROOF INN (812) 238-1461, (800) 780-7234

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CANDLEWOOD SUITES (812) 235-1770, (800) 424-6423

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COMFORT SUITES (812) 235-1770, (800) 424-6423 www.choicehotels.com

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DAYS INN & SUITES (812) 232-8006

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DRURY INN (812) 238-1206, (800) DRURY-INN (378-7946)

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ECONO LODGE (812) 234-9931, (800) 4CHOICE

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FAIRFIELD INN (812) 235-2444, (800) 228-2800 www.tmihospitality.com

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HAMPTON INN (812) 242-2222, (800) HAMPTON (426-7866) www.terrehaute.hamptoninn.com

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SUPER 8 LODGE (812) 232-4890, (800) 800-8000

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TRAVELODGE (812) 232-7075

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WOODRIDGE MOTEL (812) 877-1571

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K.O.A. OF TERRE HAUTE (812) 232-2457, (800) KOA-4179

Higher Education a

INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

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ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

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ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS COLLEGE

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IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

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HARRISON COLLEGE

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TERRE HAUTE CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU (812) 234-5555, (800) 366-3043

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Vibrant and exciting easily describe the community life of Terre Haute, where a variety of events happen year-round. Whether you are looking for festivals, music, arts and crafts, summer fun, farmers markets or spectator sports, the local schedule is full of things to do and see. The city hosts thousands of visitors annually. Downtown events feature a regular farmers market, music, festivals, food, races, parades and more. Located at Ninth and Cherry streets in the Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, the weekly farmers market is open each Saturday morning. Vendors bring fresh produce as well as homemade breads and baked goods, jams, jellies and other preserves, grass-fed beef, crafts and garments. Fresh-food enthusiasts enjoy the offerings and the socializing with friends old and new. During the winter months, the vendors move indoors across the street to the Clabber Girl Museum for a monthly marketplace that features baked goods, crafts and more. Food, culture and music is also featured at the festival marketplace for other community events throughout the summer. Treat your taste buds at the Altrusa Chili Cook Off in September, where dozens of competitors prepare and share their chili recipes in exchange for votes while raising money to support literacy programs. Also in September, Terre Haute’s German Oberlander Club presents Oktoberfest at the marketplace. The three-day event features polka music and dancing — lots of dancing — as well as traditional German costumes and a menu of schnitzels, brats, sauerkraut, kartoffelsalat and more! The annual Banks of the Wabash Festival at Fairbanks Park draws many people to the Wabash River in late May and early June, while the annual Fourth of July celebration features fireworks lighting up the riverbanks. Strawberries, ice cream and whipped cream are a June 8 hit just a few blocks away on Ohio Street near Sixth Street. The annual Strawberry Festival at First Congregational Church has become a hugely popular event with tents and seating set up to accommodate 10,000 visitors. Most visitors try The Works — a fresh biscuit topped with ice cream and covered in strawberries and juice. Whipped cream completes the dish,

which is especially tasty on a hot, sunny day! Just three blocks down along Ninth Street, the St. Benedict’s Community Festival comes alive July 7-8 for its 19th season. Activities during the festival hours of 5 p.m. to midnight include family games, casino games, food booths, a beer garden, a handmade quilt raffle, 50/50 raffle and a silent auction. Musical entertainment will be provided. On Sept. 8-9, the Blues at the Crossroads music festival will feature an impressive lineup of performers. Bring your lawn chairs for extra seating or feel free to wander downtown among the food vendors and shops that stay open during the evening and night-time event. A stage is set up at the Crossroads of American, the intersection of Seventh Street and Wabash Avenue, and a second stage is located nearby inside the Verve nightclub. October includes the Indiana State University homecoming parade stretching through downtown on Wabash Avenue featuring colorful floats, boisterous bands, candy for children and celebratory fanfare in advance of the afternoon football game across town at Memorial Stadium. A variety of food and beverage vendors and sometimes impromptu gatherings line the street all the way to the stadium, where a tent city of hospitality also awaits. The Miracle on 7th Street. which includes the second annual “Light Your Way” Christmas Parade sponsored by Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, is another popular downtown event set for the first Friday and Saturday in December. A winter wonderland comes alive as Christmas trees decorated by not-for-profit organizations light up the street, storefronts compete for the best window displays and an open-air market features vendors with holiday gifts waiting to be wrapped. It’s easy to get into the holiday spirit as you mingle with other shoppers in a magical wonderland. And for holiday decorating ideas, a drive through Deming Park on the city’s east side is a visual treat where nonprofit organiza-

tions present creative holiday-themed shelters that feature pop culture icons such as Star Wars, Peanuts cartoons, snowmen, gingerbread people, and movie characters. If athletic endeavors are for you, Terre Haute hosts a variety of events for both spectators and participants. Motorsports are popular at the Terre Haute Action Track located at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds on the city’s south side. Golf outings are scheduled throughout the season at Rea Park, the Terre Haute Country Club, Hulman Links, Idle Creek, & Marks Par 3. If baseball is your game, the Terre Haute REX begin their season May 28, playing home games at the Sycamore baseball complex near the Wabash River. For runners, the Lavern Gibson Championship Course features more than a dozen competitions on its hilly and challenging course throughout the summer into November, In the past, those have included the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I National championships, the Indiana High School Athletic Association and Nike races. Autumn weather also brings the annual Gathering of the People Powwow to the Vigo County Conservation Club and Pioneer Days at Fowler Park. Both events are educational, family-friendly and full of fun and cultural sharing. With plenty of things to see and do, Terre Haute enjoys a vibrant community life that is welcoming to all.

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Newcomers’ Information Area Characteristics Population Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 Terre Haute – 60,825 Vigo County – 107,896 Climate Source: www.weatherbase.com Average Temperature January 26.6 February 30.8 March 41.6 April 53.8 May 63.4 June 72.4 July 76.1 August 74.1 September 67.5 October 55.8 November 43.2 December 31.4 Average Precipitation January 2.3” February 2.3” March 3.4” April 4.2” May 4.7” June 4.2” July 4.5” August 3.3” September 3.3” October 2.8” November 3.4” December 2.9” Highest Elevation 507 ft. above sea level Longitude 870¼ 24’W Latitude 390¼ 28’N

Time and Temperature (812) 232-0300

Government Mayor’s Office (812) 244-2303

City Clerk/ City Council (812) 244-2103

Telephone Area Code 812 and 930 are the area codes in Terre Haute and Vigo County. Time Zone Terre Haute is on Eastern Standard Time and adjusts for Daylight Savings Times in March and October.

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Armed Services (Recruiting Offices) Air Force 300 Ohio St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1129

Army 4795 S 7th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-9780

Driver’s License and Registration Information State of Indiana Department of Motor Vehicles 2920 Professional Lane (812) 238-1669 or (812) 238-1747 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday- Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday.

Marines Corps 5090 S. 7th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1001

1084 Ohio St Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-2484

Voter Registration Room 3 County Court House, 33 South 3rd St. (812) 462-3393

Library

Indiana Department of Motor Vehicles 2920 Professional Lane (812) 238-1669 or (812) 238-1747

City Parking Garages Downtown 650 Ohio St (812) 235-4531 Hours: Open 24 hours, daily. Attendant on duty: 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Friday. Hourly parking fee: 50 cents, max. $4. Free 2-hour curbside parking is available downtown from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, with no time limit on the weekends. Monthly fee $36. 8th & Cherry 750 Cherry St (812) 237-8888 Hours: Open 24 hours, daily. Attendant on duty periodically Monday – Friday;

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Square Mileage City - 26.5 square miles County 404.75 square miles Source: Plat office

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Vigo County Public Library One Library Square Seventh & Poplar Street (812) 232-1113 www.vigo.lib.in.us Borrow a leap pad or e-reader, books, magazines, dvds, and cds at the Vigo County Public Library. Check out e-resources, including free, downloadable music, e-books, e-audio books, and magazines with Zinio. The main library and the west branch offer fun and educational programs for children, families, and adults, including storytimes, family literacy events, technology classes, ESL classes, speaker series, movie nights, and more. For more information, call 812-232-1113.

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Visitor Information

Utilities

Water

Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau (812) 234-5555 or (800) 366-3043 Fax: (812) 234-6750 www.terrehaute.com Email: david@terrehaute.com

Electric

IndianaAmerican Water Co. (812) 232-3454

Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce (812) 232-2391 Fax: (812) 232-2905 www.terrehautechamber.com

Natural Gas

Hospitals Union Hospital 1606 N 7th St (812) 238-7000 www.myunionhospital.org Terre Haute Regional Hospital 3901 S 7th St (812) 232-0021 www.regionalhospital.com

Social/Community Services For social and community services available in Terre Haute and Vigo County, call 211. 2-1-1 is a simple way to connect to food, shelter and housing assistance, employment services, counseling resources and much much more. GET HELP by dialing 2-1-1. For referral to United Way agencies, contact United Way of the Wabash Valley at (812) 235-6287.

Transportation Ambulance Services Care Ambulance 1703 N 13th St Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7900

Duke Energy (800) 521-2232

WIN Energy REMC (800) 882-5140

Vectren Energy (812) 231-6436

Internet Providers and Telephone Frontier Joink LLC Communications (812) 234-5100 (812) 462-9201 (888) 315-6465 Spectrum 866-513-4900

Trash Collection Republic Services of Western Indiana (812) 446-0113 Wallace Brothers The Trash Man (812) 443-5904 (812) 299-9009

REPUBLIC SERVICES

Trans-Care Transportation Division Ambulance & wheelchair transportation to & from medical facilities. Emergency & non-emergency. Local & long distance. (812) 462-1720 Trans-Care Ambulance Division Emergency and non-emergency (812) 235-3671

Motor Coach City Buses (812) 235-0109

Greyhound Bus Lines (812) 232-1245

Commercial & Residential

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Important Numbers Fire/Police/Ambulance 911 Poison Control (800) 222-1222 Lifeline Hotline (812) 235-8333

Hospitals

Car Rental Avis Car Rentals (812) 232-7306 Budget Car & Truck Rental (812) 238-9963 Enterprise Rent-A-Car (812) 235-3142

Terre Haute Regional Hospital (812) 232-0021

Hertz (812) 232-3762

Union Hospital (812) 238-7000

Dry Cleaning

Cab

Courtesy Cleaners (open late) 2117 South 3rd Street (812) 232-8302

E2 Taxi (812) 961-8294

2701 Wabash Avenue (812) 235-5200

First Choice Cab (812) 251-8294

AAA Towing (812) 235-4665 Dailey’s Towing (812) 243-2316 Durr’s Towing Service (812) 232-1995 Edington Wrecker Service (812) 234-8697 Mike’s Auto Wrecking (812) 232-3508 McDonald Towing (812) 208-7435 Peffley & Hinshaw Wrecker Service (812) 232-5444 Sycamore Storage & Towing (24 hour help) (812) 533-1108

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Locked Out and Towing Services

IATCCC High School Cross Country Clinic Valley Kickoff Invitational (T H South) BHN Early Bird Invitational St. Mary’s Invitational Terre Haute Savings Bank State Preview John McNichols Invitational Conference Indiana Championships IHSAA Sectional Championships Indiana State Youth XC Invitational IHSAA State Finals NCAA Division I Great Lakes Regional Nike Cross Regionals Midwest Championships


Education Vigo County School Corporation 686 Wabash Ave., P.O. Box 3703 Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 462-4011 Fax: (812) 462-4115 Web site: www.vigoschools.org Information is based on the 2016-2017 academic year and provided by the Vigo County School Corporation. Public School Corporation Founding Year: 1961 Enrollment Number (Fall 2016): 14,710 Number of Employees: 2194 Students in the Vigo County School Corporation (VCSC) have had a remarkable year of academic progress. In the Indiana Urban Schools Association, among the top ten schools by enrollment, VCSC students had the highest overall performance score in ISTEP+ 2016 English/Language arts and the second highest score in mathematics. In English/language arts, VCSC students had the highest percent passing rate at grades three, six, seven, eight, and ten. In math-

ematics, VCSC students had the highest percent passing rate at grades three, four, and five. In addition, the district earned a B ranking by the state accountability law, with fourteen schools earning spots in the A and B Categories: Dixie Bee Elementary, Farrington Grove Elementary, Fayette Elementary, Lost Creek Elementary, Meadows Elementary, Rio Grande Elementary, Riley Elementary, Sugar Grove Elementary, Terre Town Elementary, Honey Creek Middle School, Woodrow Wilson Middle School, Terre Haute North Vigo High School, Terre Haute South Vigo High School, and West Vigo High School. The VCSC has a current graduation rate of 90.6% which is above the state average of 89.1%. Terre Haute North Vigo, Terre Haute South Vigo, and West Vigo High Schools all had graduation rates that met or exceeded 92%. On the 2015-2016 SAT, VCSC students surpassed the Indiana average in all three tested areas of verbal/critical reading, math, and writing. On the 2015-2016 ACT, VCSC students exceeded the Indiana and National scores in all tested areas of English, math, reading, and science. Terre Haute South Vigo was fortunate to receive the Governor of Indiana Award of Mr./Ms. Math and Science for the seventh time since the award’s inception in 2008. Sabin Karki and Tingyue Cui were the 2016

recipients of the prestigious award. The VCSC has a strong program in Career and Technical Education. All VCSC students have the opportunity to experience Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Engineering/Technology Education, and Exploring College and Careers during their middle school careers. This helps them explore the 26 different career pathways offered at the high school level while re-enforcing employability skills. An emphasis on dual college credits and industry certification is placed on the career pathways at the high school level as students are prepared for high-skill, high-wage, high-demand careers. Number of Schools & Enrollment: Elementary (K – 5): 18 Schools, Enrollment 7,048 Middle Schools: 5 Schools, Enrollment 3,261 High Schools: 5 Schools, Enrollment 4,401

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Public Institution Founding: Dec. 20, 1865 as Indiana State Normal School Enrollment: 12,531 (Spring 2017) Student-to-faculty ratio: 20:1 Tuition Cost: http://www.indstate.edu/tuition Room and Board Cost: Indstate.edu/tuition

200 N. Seventh St. Terre Haute, IN 47809 (812) 237-2121 or (800) 742-0891 (undergraduate admissions) (812) 237-3111 or (800) 444-GRAD (graduate admissions) Web site: indstate.edu

Areas of Study: Indiana State’s five colleges (College of Arts & Sciences, Scott College of Business, Bayh College of Education, College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services; and College of Technology) as well as the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Indiana State Online. Degrees Available: Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral. Certificates and licensures also available. Other Education Programs: Indiana State Online, College Challenge, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Professional MBA located in Plainfield, IN Most Popular Majors: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Unmanned Systems, Healthcare (nursing, athletic training, pre-med), Operations and Supply Chain Management, Insurance and Risk Management, Business, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Packaging Engineering Technology, Education Percentage of students: From Indiana: 77.1% Out-of-state: 17.3% International: 5.6% Indiana State University is grounded in 150 years of tradition, service and commitment. We offer an academically challenging, affordable education. Forbes has recognized Indiana State as one of America’s Top Colleges, and Princeton Review has recognized State as among the best in the Midwest. Our student body represents 52 states and territories and more than 72 countries. We offer what students are looking for to be successful in their career pursuit, with five academic colleges, a wide range of programs, and hands-on learning. State’s beautifully landscaped campus is recognized by Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses in the nation, and our service efforts are ranked top 5 in the country by Washington Monthly. As a state institution, our focus on community and public service sets us apart. We take great pride in preparing our students with skills necessary to create change in the community, the country, and the world.

All Patients are Welcome! Services include: Valley Professionals accepts Medicare, Medicaid, Self-Pay, Marketplace or Commercial Insurance, and sliding fee scale.

• Primary Medical Care • Behavioral Health Care • Patient Support Services • Laboratory Services & more!

1530 N 7th Street • Suite 201 • Terre Haute, IN

(812) 238-7631

For more information, visit www.valleyprohealth.org

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5500 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 877-1511 (Campus Switchboard) (812) 877-8442 (Communications) Fax: (812) 877-8362 Web site: www.rose-hulman.edu Statistical and fee information is based on the 2016-17 academic year, according to information provided by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Private Institution Founding Date: Sept. 10, 1874 Enrollment Numbers: (Fall 2016): 2,200 (undergraduate); 78 (graduate) Percentage of students from Indiana: 35% Student-to-faculty ratio: 13-1 Tuition Cost (2016-2017): $44,847 Room and Board Cost (2016-2017): $14,061 Number of Employees: 485 Areas of Study: Biochemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology, biology, biomathematics, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, computational science, computer engineering, computer science, economics, electrical engineering, engineering physics, international studies, mathematics, mechanical engineering, optical engineering, physics, and software engineering Degrees Available: Bachelor’s, Master’s Most Popular Major: Mechanical engineering Rose-Hulman is dedicated to preparing its students with the world’s best undergraduate science, engineering and mathematics education in an environment infused with innovation, intellectual rigor and individualized attention. A national survey of engineering department deans and senior faculty, conducted by U.S. News & World Report, has consistently ranked Rose-Hulman and its academic programs No. 1 in undergraduate engineering education. Other national distinctions: No. 1 for engineering education, by College Choice; No. 4 for value-added, by the Brookings Institution; and a Top-20 STEM College, by Forbes. Six

of the college’s professors were featured in the Princeton Review’s Best 300 Professors book. The median SAT for the 2016-17 freshman class was 690 for math, 610 for writing and 600 for critical reading. Eight Rose-Hulman students since 2008 have been named a Goldwater Scholar, one of the most prestigious honors for undergraduate science, engineering and mathematics education, and other students have earned national recognition for their performances as students and student-athletes. Students and campus organizations give back to the community through a long list of volunteer activities. This is one of the reasons Rose-Hulman students are highly coveted for post-graduate employment and internship opportunities. For over 30 years, Rose-Hulman has achieved nearly 100 percent career placement within six months of graduation. The average starting salary for May 2016 graduates was $68,341. Recent campus improvements have included an expansion to the Hulman Memorial Student Union and Logan Library, along with construction of the Branam Innovation Center, William A. Cook Laboratory for Biosciences, Hatfield Hall Theater and Alumni Center and Lakeside Residence Hall. Rose-Hulman Ventures, located at the institute’s South Campus, represents a unique operational model for university/ industry interaction. Clients seeking innovative solutions to industrial technology challenges, while maintaining confidentiality, engage Rose-Hulman Ventures’ full-time engineering staff and a multidisciplinary team of student interns. Rose-Hulman Ventures offers a cost-effective, market-driven approach to bring engineering design ideas to reality. Intellectual property always stays with the client.

Dream with your eyes open.

Real Estate Associates US Hwy 41 S 1000 S. 3rd St 812-235-4433 Open Saturday 9-2

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods IN 47876 (812) 535-5106 or (800) 926-SMWC Web site: www.smwc.edu

Statistical and fee information is based on the 2016 academic year, according to information provided by Saint Mary-of-theWoods College. Private, Catholic Institution Founding Date: Oct. 22, 1840 Enrollment Number (Fall 2016) Campus: 320 Woods Online: 371 Graduate: 192 Student-to-faculty ratio: 10-1 Tuition (2015-2016): Undergraduate Tuition and Fees: $28,932 Average Room and Board: $10,700 Degrees Awarded: Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Most Popular Majors: Business, Education, Equine Studies, Human Services, Music, Music Therapy, Nursing, Psychology and RN-BSN. Graduate Areas of Study: Art Therapy, Music Therapy and Master of Leadership Development. Signature Programs: Equine Studies, Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Leadership Development and RN-BSN.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, listed among the best colleges in the Midwest by US News and World Report’s 2017 College Guide, challenges students to aspire higher. Here students are inspired to pursue passions and emerge as strong leaders fully prepared for life’s opportunities. Immersed in this environment, women and men are destined to make a lasting impact in their careers and communities. The college provides a strong sense of empowerment evident through its commitment to educating the whole person, melding intellect and spirituality and encouraging social responsibility. Through small, seminar-style classes, with handson learning and numerous leadership opportunities, students become critical thinkers and problem solvers dedicated to serving the world’s needs. With more than 20 online degree programs, Woods Online is listed among the 2017 Best Online Undergraduate Programs by US News and World Report. Woods Online provides students with a convenient, affordable, liberal arts education. With online and on campus resources, the college focuses on student success. For more information about Saint Maryof-the-Woods College, call the Office of Admission at (800) 926-SMWC, or visit us online at www.smwc.edu.


Indiana University School of Medicine – Terre Haute 620 Chestnut Street, HH 135 Terre Haute, IN 47809 812-237-2777 Landsbaum Center for Health Education 1433 N. 6 1/2 Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 812-237-4108 Website: http://terrehaute.medicine.iu.edu/

WHO’S BEST IN THE MIDWEST? BLUE L IS. LUE

The Indiana University School of Medicine - Terre Haute (IUSM-Terre Haute) is dedicated to the advancement of health, education, and research in the Wabash Valley. IUSM - Terre Haute is a regional campus of the Indiana University School of Medicine and offers a 4-year academic program leading to the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. IUSMTerre Haute is also the site of the Rural Medical Education program which trains physicians for underserved areas of rural Indiana. We partner with Indiana State University to offer the Rural Health Scholar B/M.D. degrees, and with the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health to offer the M.D./ M.P.H degrees. IUSM – Terre Haute offers a free Mini-Medical School in March and April each year to provide health education to the Terre Haute community. Enrollment Number: 72 medical students. Degree Available: M.D.; M.D./M.P.H.

According to Princeton Review

The best way to decide if a college is right for you is to visit campus. The Office of Admissions will arrange a visit and tailor the day to meet your particular needs. High school students are encouraged to bring their families. To schedule a visit, call 800-GO-TO-ISU or go to indstate.edu/visiting Guide to Terre Haute • 71


8000 South Education Drive Terre Haute, IN 47802 Local: 812-298-2367 State: 888-IVY-LINE Web site: www.ivytech.edu/wabashvalley

Public Institution Founding Date (Wabash Valley Region): January 5, 1967 Fall 2016 Enrollment: 4,205 Tuition Cost (Summer 2017): $135.15 per credit hour for Indiana residents, $264.40 for out-of-state students in face-toface classes, $158.50 for out-ofstate students in online classes and $111.15 for military and state employees. Additional Fees: $60 Technology Fee per semester, $20 per credit hour for each online class Number of Employees: 183 fulltime faculty and staff, 155 adjunct faculty and 80 part-time staff Areas of Study: Over 40 degree programs in the areas of business, computers, health and human services, nursing, technology, general education and many others. Degrees Available: Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Certificates and Technical Certificates. Ivy Tech Community College has been a part of the Terre Haute community since 1967, preparing residents to learn, live and work in a diverse and globally competitive environment by delivering professional, technical, transfer and lifelong education. Students find personal attention with an average class size of only 22 students and career options in over 40 degree programs, such as business, computers, health care,

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technology, general education and many others. Ivy Tech also provides a wide variety of exciting options for students including intramural athletics, leadership development and service learning. At Ivy Tech you can get a college credential in two years or less and get into the workforce fast; or, earn your associate degree – then transfer your credits to earn your bachelor’s degree and save thousands! Being the state’s most affordable college, students can earn a degree for around $4,000 a year. Ivy Tech Workforce Alignment offers local, affordable solutions for Indiana business and industry training needs; working with employers to provide customizable, flexible and high quality training. The College recently launched two new initiatives, Achieve Your Degree – a program where employers or community organizations and Ivy Tech partner to use tuition reimbursement funds or third-party funders, to help students attain their college education, at no or little cost to them; and the College Connection Coach program. Ivy Tech coaches are embedded in area high schools to provide college and career guidance. The Wabash Valley region offers courses in Terre Haute, 8000 South Education Drive; Center for Workforce Development, 1700 East Industrial Drive; Ivy Tech Learning Achievement Building (TechLAB), 1650 East Industrial Drive; and Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Center, 25th Street and Ohio Boulevard. In addition, classes are available in Sullivan, Rockville, Brazil and Linton.


Statistical and fee information is based on the 2016-17 academic year, according to information provided by Harrison College. Private, Proprietary Institution Founding Year: 1902 Enrollment Number (Fall 2016): 185 Number of Employees: 31 1378 South State Road 46 Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 877-2100 Fax: (812) 877-4440 Web site: www.harrison.edu

Areas of Study: Certificates/Diplomas: Medical Assisting and Medical Office Assistant. Associate of Applied Science Degrees: Accounting and Business. Bachelor of Science Degrees: Health Care Management. Additional programs available online, visit www.harrison.edu to learn more. Continuing Education Programs: We offer specialty training based on the needs of the employer. For more information contact the Director of Career Services, John Mace at (812) 877-2100.

Most Popular First-Year Major: Medical Assisting Percentage of students: From Indiana: 90 percent Out-of-state: 10 percent Harrison College is a career-focused higher education institution serving over 3,000 students worldwide. Founded in 1902 as Indiana Business College, Harrison provides a supportive, customized learning environment to students through 12 campuses in Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina and online. Harrison has graduated more than 80,000 students, with associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, diplomas and certificates in more than 20 programs across five schools of study: business, health sciences, information technology, veterinary technology and The Chef’s Academy. Harrison is currently pursuing accreditation by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national institutional accrediting body. For more information, visit Harrison.edu or call (812) 877-2100.

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300-acre bike park includes a full-spectrum riding facility with a 20+ mile trail system, 7-acre terrain park with pump tracks, dirt jumps, dual slalom track, water trail and jump and more.

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The Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area, an Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife managed property, contributes to the public lands available to the citizens and visitors of the Wabash Valley. The area serves as part of the Healthy Rivers INitiative (HRI). HRI is Indiana’s largest land conservation initiative. It includes a partnership of resource agencies and organizations who are working with willing landowners to permanently protect over 43,000 acres located in the floodplain of the Wabash River and Sugar Creek and over 26,000 acres of the Muscatatuck River bottomlands. Dewey Point, a Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department managed property named for Susie Dewey, is located at 110 E. National Avenue in West Terre Haute, IN and serves as the primary trailhead and access point to the Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area and the Wabashiki Trail. Dewey Point currently offers parking, restrooms, and a shelter with plans to construct a canoe/kayak launch, viewfinders, and install interpretive signage. The Wabashiki Trail, situated on top of a US Army Corps of Engineers levee and an agricultural levee, currently includes five miles of multi-modal trails that take the user through different scenic areas as well as along the Wabash River. While at the Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area, visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, bird watching, fishing, hunting, canoeing/kayaking, native gardens, and many public recreational programs offered through the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. The wetland area offers many benefits to wildlife, waterfowl, and people. These benefits include: water quality improvement and sediment filtration, habitat for wildlife, flood reduction, water supply, opportunities for recreation, and beautiful scenery. Dewey Point and the Wabashiki Trail have been developed and are maintained through the collaborative efforts of the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife, Wabash River Development and Beautification, Inc. (RiverSCAPE), Indiana State University, Vigo County, the City of Terre Haute, the Town of West Terre Haute, INDOT, the West Terre Haute Levee Association, Wabash Valley Community Foundation, and many other generous organizations.

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Life Groups @ 9:00 am

Sunday Worship @ 10:30 am fsouthern.org 1200 E. Davis Dr - Terre Haute, IN 47802 - 812-235-7623

7849 Wabash Terre Haute, IN 47803 Corner of Wabash & Chamberlain www.newlifeterrehaute.com 812.877.9348

St. Mark United Church Of Christ

Spanish Ministry

YOUNG ADULTS

Campus Ministry

@ The Student Life Center Jr. Youth - 12-14 yrs Sr. Youth - 15-18 yrs Sundays & Wednesdays

Children’s Ministry Ages 4-11 Sunday & Wednesday Activities

SUNDAYS:

WORSHIP SERVICE & SUNDAY SCHOOL 10 AM ELEVATE YOUTH SERVICE 10 AM WORSHIP SERVICE 6 PM

WEDNESDAYS:

Pastor Jeffrey Harpole  812.877.9348 7849 Wabash Terre Haute, IN 47803 www.newlifeterrehaute.com

www.THCPC.org

KIDS CHURCH, ELEVATE YOUTH, HYPHEN YOUNG ADULTS, SMALL GROUPS, ADULT BIBLE STUDY 6:30 PM

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Join us for worship each Sunday at 9:30 am

“No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here”

475 S. Fruitridge Ave Terre Haute, IN

205 S. 5th - PO Box 126 West Terre Haute, IN 47885

(812) 533-2016

Pastor Jeff Augustus

Service Times: Sunday School 9:15am AM Worship 10:30AM PM Worship 6:00PM firstbaptistwth.org


125 N. 7th Street 812-232-5049

9:30 Sunday School 10:30 Traditional Worship 11:30 Fellowship

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Readers’ Survey Your opinion counts! We would appreciate your thoughts on what you likes or on anything we can do to improve our Guide to Terre Haute and Vigo County. Include your name and mailing address at the bottom of this form. We thank you for sharing your thoughts so that we can improve our magazine. 1. How does the 2017-2018 Guide to Terre Haute and Vigo County rate compared to other visitor’s guides you have received? ____above average ____average ____below average 2. If you requested a copy of the Guide by mail or by telephone, about how much time passed until you received it? ____1 week ____ 2 weeks ____3 weeks ____4 weeks ____more than 4 weeks 3. What do you like best about our Guide? 4. What do you like least about our Guide? 5. If you have children, how would you rate the Totally Kids section in our Guide? ____Excellent ____Good ____ Average ____Poor 6. Which section of the Guide and/or feature is most helpful? 7. Any other comments you’d like to share? Just for Visitors: 1. a) Please rate the following activities from 1- to 5 that influence you in planning a getaway. ____Shopping ____Gaming ____ Outdoor Recreation ____Entertainment ____Dining b) Please rate the following from 1 to 5 on how they influence you in planning a getaway. ____Location ____Relatives ____Word of Mouth _____Lodging/Facilities ____Friends 2. Where will you stay when visiting? ____Hotel/Motel ____Relatives ____Friends ____Other 3. What is the purpose of your visit? __Business __Vacation __Shopping __Festival/Event __Gaming __Relatives __Friends _Entertainment __Other 4. If Vigo County is not your final destination, where are you visiting? Please mail the completed form to: Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau, 5353 E. Margaret Dr., Terre Haute, IN 47803. If you have any questions, please call the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau at (812) 234-5555. Your Name: ________________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Your Phone Number: __________________________________________________

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Accommodations

Education

Restaurants

Candlewood Suites ...................... 9

Indiana State University ............ 71

7th & Elm Bar and Grille ............ 41

Hilton Garden Inn ......................... 9

Ivy Tech Community College ..... 74

Ashlee’s Cakes ........................... 24

Holiday Inn Express ..................... 9

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

Boo’s Crossroads Café ............... 40

Apartments

College ....................................... 3

Clabber Girl ................................ 41 Corner Grind ............................... 40

Cobblestone Crossings ................ 8

Entertainment

Haute Maison ............................... 7

Eagles Lodge #291..................... 45

Footers ....................................... 41

Village Quarter ........................... 11

The Verve ................................... 45

HoneyBaked Ham ...................... 15

Denny’s Restaurant .................... 23

J Ford’s Black Angus ................. 17

Attractions

Employment

Downtown First Friday............... 40

Gibault Inc.................................. 57

M Moggers Brewery ................... 41

IATCCC Museum ........................ 26

NEW Interstate Concrete........... 57

Real Hacienda ............................ 18

Sisters of Providence................. 84

People Ready ............................. 57

Roly Poly .................................... 41

REX Baseball.............................. 37

Long John Silver’s ...................... 23

Saratoga Restaurant ................. 40

Terre Haute Bowling Center ...... 50

Financial Services

Terre Haute Children’s Museum 49

First Financial Bank ................... 64

Stables Steakhouse ................... 41

Park and Recreation Dept ......... 35

Riddell National Bank ................ 73

Taco Tequila ............................... 40

Vigo County Public Library ........ 39

Business

Medical Ambucare Clinic......................... 59

Corey’s Fine Footwear ............... 41

Hoosier Prescription .................. 64

Courtesy Cleaners ..................... 36

Terre Haute Regional Hospital .. 39

Dever Distributing ...................... 45

Union Medical Group ................... 2

Fuson Automotive ...................... 13

Valley Professionals

Midwest Printing ........................ 58 Republic Services ...................... 65

Community Health Center ....... 68

Ross Elliott Jewelers ................. 34

Organizations

Terre Haute Transit .................... 41

Terre Haute

The Tribune-Star Publishing Company ....... 25 & 43 The Dance Studio....................... 40 Vigo Dodge ................................. 64 Wabash Cigar Store ................... 41 Willow Gift & Home.................... 65

Childcare/Programs Memorial United Methodist ....... 50 Kinder Center ............................. 49

Corporate

Chamber of Commerce ............ 38 Terre Haute Convention & Visitor................ 83

Property Management Cornerstone Properties ............. 40

Religious Organizations Church Services .................... 78-79

Taghleef...................................... 42

Realtors

ThyssenKrupp ............................ 31

Century 21 Advantage ............... 40

Tri Aerospace ............................. 36

RE/MAX Real Estate ................... 69

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Square Donuts............................ 40

Texas Roadhouse ....................... 16 Wendy’s ...................................... 23


What does the word Terre Haute mean? Terre Haute translated from French to English means “high ground”. How is Terre Haute pronounced and what is the population size? (pronounced / ter’ å - hot / is a city in Vigo County, Indiana near the state’s western border with Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 60,785 and its metropolitan area has a population of 170,943. The city is the county seat of Vigo County and the self-proclaimed capital of the Wabash Valley. What’s so cool about the Wabash River? The official state river, the Wabash is one of the longest undammed bodies of water in North America. Native Americans who first occupied its banks had called the river the Waapaahsiki which meant “pure white.” When the French arrived they interpreted the word as “Quabache’ and eventually settlers anglicized the word by spelling it “Wabash.” French explorers, missionaries and fur traders were the first white folks to arrive on the scene, and they used the Wabash as a great trade route linking the lower Great Lakes and the Mississippi River. On February 22, 1832 ground was broken on the Wabash and Erie Canal. The canal reached Terre Haute, by 1848. Today, the Wabash is a prime migratory route for birds and wildlife traveling throughout the northern hemisphere. Its beauty has inspired hundreds of works of art including the state’s official song, “On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away.”

Why is downtown Terre Haute called the Crossroads of America? At about the same time, U.S. Highway 41 was commissioned between Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. This north-south highway through downtown Terre Haute followed Seventh Street at the time, and met U.S. 40, which followed Wabash Avenue, the main east-west street in town. The Seventh and Wabash intersection thus became known as the “Crossroads of America,” an appellation now memorialized with a historical marker at that corner. Where do you shop in Terre Haute? Our community hosts many big box stores and traditional retailers, and our downtown is vibrant with local boutiques, specialty stores and restaurants. Where can I find more information about Terre Haute? By visiting www.terrehaute.com or calling the Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau 800-366-3043.

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