Business

8th Annual Soup Crawl Scheduled for October 4th During Artswalk

By: Vickie Copley— Muncie, Indiana– PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union has announced the 8thannual Soup Crawl, slated for Thursday, October 4 from 5:00 to 8:00p.m. at sites throughout downtown Muncie. Soup Crawl features nearly 30 soup and beverage entries for attendees to enjoy while strolling through downtown.  Tickets are $20 and limited to a quantity of 500 to ensure that every attendee is able to sample as many soups as possible. Tickets are available while supplies last at all three Muncie-area PrimeTrust FCU…


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. Over the three days during the convention, we will renew our commitment to changing and improving the landscape of education…


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


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 a degree in hospitality. She started out in the “room sales” side of the business and worked for Marriott for…


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 showcase those ideas and offer what it takes to advance them. This event is for individuals in all phases of…


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 the Muncie-Delaware County community, and who has provided leadership in the development of programs, events, and/or new traditions that promote…


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 without a will, their property will automatically pass to their spouse or their children. This is not exactly the case….


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 State programming carried by Woof Boom stations will be on their own dedicated stations. The new line up begins this…


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, start-ups and anyone considering a new business venture.  The ECI-SBDC is headquartered at the Innovation Connector in Muncie, and serves…


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 & Transportation; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Previously, in the House, he served on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Budget…