Chamber’s ‘Legacy Gala’ Honors Carl E. Kizer, Jr.

L-R: Mr. Frank Scott, Sr. and Carl Kizer, Jr. Photo by Matt Howell.L-R: Mr. Frank Scott, Sr. and Carl Kizer, Jr. Photo by Matt Howell.

By Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce—

MUNCIE, Ind.—The 2022 Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Legacy Gala was held Thursday, January 20, at the Horizon Convention Center honoring Mr. Carl E. Kizer, Jr., owner of Kizer’s Carpet Care.

Among those who paid tribute to the legacy of Mr. Kizer were Pat Bowen, Internet Sales Manager for Stoops Automotive; Cassandra Maxwell, Transfer Manager for Muncie Indiana Transfer System; local attorney Frank Brinkman; and Loretta Parsons, Executive Director of The Soup Kitchen of Muncie.

“The Chamber was very pleased to award the Legacy Award to Carl Kizer for the many contributions he has made to the Muncie-Delaware County Community,” said Chamber President and CEO Jay Julian.

Mr. Frank Scott, Sr., President of the Whitely Community Council and Chairman of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors presented the award to Kizer. The award is designed by Brent Cole, the Director of the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass at Ball State University.

The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Legacy Award is presented annually to an individual or individuals who has made extraordinary, sustained, and positive contributions to the Muncie-Delaware County community at large, and who has provided leadership in the development of programs, events, and/or new traditions that promote good will and community pride.

Open Door Health Services served as the event’s presenting sponsor for the 11th consecutive year.


Photos from the evening, presented below are by Matt Howell.