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Ron Stallworth, guest speaker. Photo provided.

NAACP 2018 State Convention To Be Held At Horizon Convention Center

By: Joseph Anderson, President, Muncie NAACP Branch— Muncie, Indiana—The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold their 2018 State Convention, October 25 thru 28, 2018, at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High Street, Muncie, IN 47305. The State Convention provides a vehicle to train and empower our membership and to make policy on state and national levels….


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Employment Tips From Dorothy Douglass

The articles below launch  from this page.  (Use the back-button on your browser to cycle through articles below after each opens to get back to this main page.) How to Conduct a Job Search   You’ve Got an Interview—Now What? Dorothy Douglass Provides Answers   You Got the Job! Now What? Dorothy Douglass Provides Answers


The Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Photo courtesy of Horizon Convention Center

Behind the Scenes in Horizon Convention Center Sales

By: Mike Rhodes— An inside look at how the Horizon Convention Center attracts out-of-town business. Muncie, Indiana— Have you ever wondered how out-of-town prospects are located, sold, and booked for conventions at the Horizon Convention Center? Convention Sales Manager, Laura Rowe has that responsibility, and it’s one she loves. Rowe graduated from State University of New York Empire State College with…


The Big Idea Pitch 2018.

Innovation Connector to Host 5th Annual BIG Idea Pitch Competition for Local Entrepreneurs

By: Alexis Dishman— Muncie, Indiana– The Innovation Connector of Muncie, Indiana is hosting the fifth annual BIG Idea Pitch competition for local entrepreneurs and innovators to “pitch” their business, business concepts, product or invention to a panel of judges from the business and investment community.There are many very creative and interesting concepts from people in our region, and this competition will…


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Kelly Stanley Receives Chamber Legacy Award

By: Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce— Muncie, IN—The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has honored Kelly Stanley with their 2018 Legacy Award. The Gala Event held at the Horizon Convention Center, had nearly 300 guests. The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Legacy Award is presented annually to an individual or couple who has made extraordinary, sustained, and positive contributions to…


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Beasley & Gilkison: The Necessity of Estate Planning: The Last Will and Testament

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney at Law— Muncie, IN—Estate planning isn’t often a topic people enjoy discussing. Many find it to be morbid and depressing. However, if you own property, have children, or wish to support charities, estate planning is a necessity. Nevertheless, many people put off this important task in favor of other endeavors. Many assume that, if they die…


VP Director of Operations Steve Lindell, with BSU Athletic Director Beth Goetz. Photo by: Liz Valpatic

Ball State Athletics, Woof Boom Radio Renew Contract to 2023

By: Shawn Sullivan, Ball State Athletics, Associate Athletic Director of Marketing and Fan Engagement— Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Coaches’ Shows Now on Dedicated Frequencies Muncie, IN. – Ball State University and its athletics multimedia rightsholder, Learfield, announced today a renewed agreement with Woof Boom Radio through the 2022-23 collegiate athletic season. As part of the extended broadcast relationship, the respective Ball…


Peggy Cenova is pictured in her office inside the Innovation Connector. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Meet Peggy Cenova, Regional Director of the ECI Small Business Development Center

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN— If you’ve been involved in the “entrepreneurial ecosystem” around Muncie and East Central Indiana, then you’ve probably had the opportunity to hear or meet Peggy Cenova. Because she’s seemingly everywhere. Cenova is the regional director of the East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (ECI-SBDC.) The ECI-SBDC offers no cost business advising services to business owners,…


U.S. Senator Todd Young is pictured presenting to members of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and guests. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

U.S. Senator Todd Young Presents to Chamber Members and Guests

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—On Thursday, August 9th, 80 members of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and their guests listened to remarks by U.S. Senator Todd Young during a luncheon at the Horizon Convention Center. Senator Young represents the State of Indiana. He currently serves on the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations; Health, Education, Labor & Pensions; Commerce, Science…


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Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group Merges With Coldwell Banker Lunsford

By: Tom Farris— JOLIET, IL—Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group is pleased to announce its merger with Coldwell Banker Lunsford of Muncie, Indiana, adding one additional office to its Indiana territory. This makes 15 offices operated by Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group in Indiana since the recent addition of 14 offices resulting from merging with Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly…