CANCELLED: O’Donnell to speak about economy at January Foundation Breakfast, area Chambers

 Jim O'Donnell portrait
Jim O'Donnell

Because of the weather, we are cancelling the January Foundation Breakfast with Jim O'Donnell. We hope to reschedule it for sometime in February.

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Jim O’Donnell will give his insightful analysis on the state of the economy at the Jan. 8 Foundation Breakfast at Huntington University.

O’Donnell’s forecast has become a breakfast series favorite as he looks back on what happened during 2013 and then speaks to how it will impact the new year. O’Donnell will also share his presentation at area Chambers of Commerce:

  • Decatur Chamber at Adams Memorial Hospital, 1100 Mercer Ave., in Decatur at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 7
  • Whitley County Chamber at Parkview Whitley Hospital, 1260 E. State Road 205, in Columbia City at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 9
  • Wells County Chamber at the Wells County Chamber Building, 211 Water St., in Bluffton at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10

O’Donnell serves as the Executive-in-Residence, Emeritus Standing at Huntington University.

The Foundation Breakfast is open to the public. It will begin at 7:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons at Huntington University and conclude by 9 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $7. First-time attendees eat free courtesy of Bailey-Love Mortuary.

RSVPs are requested for the breakfast but are not required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Barb Baker at 260-359-4069 or

The breakfast is held on the second Wednesday of every month during the school year. For more information about the Foundation, visit

Since 1938, the Huntington University Foundation has assisted Huntington County residents who attend Huntington University through the annual Huntington County Grant and endowed scholarships.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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