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Daryl Addison and Missy Lampke from A & P Quality Home Care and Gary Thomas of LEAP Managed IT received Entrepreneurship Awards on behalf of their companies. Photo provided.

Area Companies Receive Entrepreneurship Awards

By: Christy Ragle— Two area businesses recently received Entrepreneurship Awards from the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC). A & P Quality Home Care won in the Emerging Business category, while LEAP Managed IT won in the Established Business category. The awards program was part of Indiana’s Entrepreneurship Week and…


Website Thru the Night will take place in 2017. Photo provided.

Muncie IT Firm Announces Inaugural “Website Thru The Nite Challenge”

By: Casey Stanley & Ashley Runkle— Muncie Innovation Connector to host benefit for Delaware County nonprofits January 21-22, 2017 eKeeper Systems, an IT consulting firm providing comprehensive technology services to companies throughout Central Indiana,  announced the first Website Thru The Nite (WTTN) challenge, calling for volunteers and nonprofit participants in…


Madjax logo and photo illustration.

Makerspace Announces New Name and Launches Brand as Project Evolves

MUNCIE, IN— Formerly referred to as Gearbox:Muncie A Maker Hub, the makerspace project has changed its name to better fit its evolving brand. Located at the corner of Madison and Jackson Streets in DWNTWN Muncie, the creative collective will now be called Madjax, the Muncie Maker Force. Madjax will host…


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Jackson and Walnut St. Intersection To Close June 20th

By: David Heilman— Downtown Muncie is open for business but, there will be a detour starting Monday, June 20th, 2016, at the Jackson St. and Walnut St. intersection. The intersection will not be open to vehicular and pedestrian traffic during construction efforts relating to the ongoing Walnut Street Streetscape Improvement….


CrossFit NC is one of the many businesses the East Central ISBDC will be celebrating during Entrepreneurship Week. Photo provided.

East Central ISBDC Celebrating Entrepreneurship Week

By: Christy Ragle— More than 97% of Indiana businesses are classified as “small,” and small business and entrepreneurship continue to build a strong state economy, according to the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC). The Center is celebrating all aspects of entrepreneurship and all stages of business development during Indiana…


Ontario Systems. File photo.

Ontario Systems Acquires Columbia Ultimate Business Systems

ARM market experts come together, strengthening product set and presence in the government sector Muncie, IN— Ontario Systems, a leading revenue cycle management (RCM) and accounts receivable management (ARM) software and services provider, announces it has acquired Columbia Ultimate Business Systems (CUBS™) of Vancouver, Wash. Joining together two ARM market software…




PrimeTrust staff and a representative from Second Harvest Food Bank and Dellen Ford pose with the 651 pounds of food collected during the Fill-A-Truck event sponsored by PrimeTrust during the months of April and May. Photo provided.

PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Works to Fight Hunger

By: Carol Bradshaw— PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union recently partnered with several local businesses to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. The promotion dubbed as “FILL A TRUCK” encouraged credit union members and community residents to donate non-perishable food items to fill a Ford F-250 truck provided by Dellen Ford of Muncie….


Jennifer Hart

MutualBank Announces the Promotion of Jen Hart

Yorktown, IN – MutualBank announces the promotion of Jen Hart to Financial Center Manager and Administrative Officer. Jen joined the MutualBank team more than six years ago and was promoted from her recent role as Yorktown Service Manager. In her new role, she will support the growth of the financial center…



Ontario Systems. File photo.

Ontario Systems Recognized For Exemplary Workplace Practices

Receives prestigious When Work Works Award MUNCIE, Ind.— Ontario Systems, a leading receivables management technology and services provider, has been honored with a 2016 When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies to increase business and employee success. This prestigious award, part of the national When Work Works…


Artist rendering of Kitselman Trailhead and Muncie Sign from Bridge 85.

City Signs with HWC Engineering for Next Level of Kitselman Trailhead

Muncie, IN —The City of Muncie, in its continued commitment to revitalize the brownfield area in and around the former King Forge and Indiana Steel and Wire sites, has signed an agreement with HWC Engineering, Inc. for the next level of design and engineering of the Kitselman Trailhead area. State…


Ontario Systems. File photo.

Ontario Systems Hires Two Top Healthcare Revenue Cycle Experts

Shawn Yates and Mike Mullins join Ontario Systems to enhance product and service offerings, overcome key challenges for healthcare customers MUNCIE, IN – Ontario Systems, a leading accounts receivable management (ARM) and healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) technology and services provider, has hired two industry leaders in healthcare RCM, Shawn Yates…


David Baney, Jeff Carter, and Lora Hildreth were all elected at the 2016 Annual Meeting to serve on the Board of Directors for PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union.

PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Holds 80th Annual Meeting

By: Carol Bradshaw— PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union recently held its 80th Annual Meeting at the company’s administrative headquarters in Muncie, Indiana. The Annual Meeting featured a review of fiscal year 2015 financial performance and accomplishments as well as the election of Board members for 2016. Newly elected board members include: David…