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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities In Muncie

By: The MLK Planning Committee— Muncie, IN—Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and there are several events scheduled to celebrate him, unity and community in Muncie. MLK Day events are organized by the MLK Planning Committee, a partnership between the Collective Coalition of Concerned Clergy (CCCC), Ball State University, MLK Dream Team, Muncie Human Rights Commission, Muncie Community Schools, and other community leaders and organizations. “Simply put, the CCCC loves to serve the city in this way,” said Pastor…

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Muncie Action Plan Task Force 4: Creating Attractive and Desirable Places

By: Betty Brewer— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Action Plan spent 2019 working to address the issues identified by the community during the MAP3 planning process. MAP’s five task forces have focused their efforts on Linking Learning, Health, and Prosperity (TF1), Fostering Collaboration (TF2), Strengthening Muncie’s Pride and Image (TF3), Creating Attractive and Desirable Places (TF4), and Managing Community Resources (TF5). As we start a brand-new year, we would like to share our successes as we approach our Annual Community Meeting on…


Community Foundation Scholarship Applications are Now Available

By:Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer—   Muncie, IN—Scholarship applications are now available for scholarships administered by The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County. High school seniors and current college students should visit cfmdin.org/apply-for-scholarships to view available scholarships and access the online scholarship software. The deadline to apply for scholarships is March 1, 2020. Students will be notified about scholarship awards by the end of April. The Community Foundation administers scholarships to support post-secondary education. Community-minded donors established the 51…


Entries Now Open for the 2020 American Advertising Awards

By: Allison Robbins—  Muncie, IN—The East Central Indiana club of the American Advertising Federation has opened entries for the 2020 American Advertising Awards. Entries are open now through Jan. 31; all submitted work must have first appeared between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 of 2019. “The American Advertising Awards is one of the industry’s largest creative competitions, attracting nearly 35,000 professional and student entries each year through local club competitions,” the national organization’s website says. “The mission of the American…


Muncie Action Plan Task Force 3: Strengthening Pride and Image

By: Roni Johnson, Chairman Task Force 3— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Action Plan spent 2019 working to address the issues identified by the community during the MAP3 planning process. MAP’s five task forces have focused their efforts on Linking Learning, Health, and Prosperity (TF1), Fostering Collaboration (TF2), Strengthening Muncie’s Pride and Image (TF3), Creating Attractive and Desirable Places (TF4), and Managing Community Resources (TF5). As we start a brand-new year, we would like to share our successes as we approach our Annual Community…


Shafer Leadership Academy Names Jeff Robinson Director of Development

By: Shafer Leadership Academy— Muncie, Ind. — Muncie non-profit Shafer Leadership Academy served 3,000 more participants in 2019 than in 2015. That’s a 900% growth in the people, organizations and communities it empowers with personal and professional leadership skills. “Growth without direction, however, is unwise,” said SLA Executive Director Mitch Isaacs. To support the organization’s expansion, SLA has hired Jeff Robinson as its first director of development. The Muncie native — responsible for growing SLA’s partner base across East Central Indiana —…


Muncie Action Plan Task Force 2: Fostering Collaboration

By: Heather Williams— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Action Plan spent 2019 working to address the issues identified by the community during the MAP3 planning process. MAP’s five task forces have focused their efforts on Linking Learning, Health, and Prosperity (TF1), Fostering Collaboration (TF2), Strengthening Muncie’s Pride and Image (TF3), Creating Attractive and Desirable Places (TF4), and Managing Community Resources (TF5). As we close out this year, we would like to share our successes as we approach our Annual Community Meeting on…


A Compilation of Muncie Journal Articles About This Year’s United Way Campaign

By: The United Way of Delaware and Henry Counties— Muncie, IN—The United Way Campaign for this year will be wrapping up in a few weeks. Here, in one place, are many of  the articles the Muncie Journal has published about the campaign, in case you missed any and would like to review them. Just scroll down and click on any article headline to open and read the story. Click your back button to come back to this page. The campaign…


United Way Nears $1.5 Million Campaign Goal, Your Support Is Vital

By: Liz Ludwick and Damon Elmore— Muncie, IN—Six weeks. That’s how much time we have to reach our $1.5 million goal in the 2019 fundraising campaign for Delaware County’s United Way. We’re aren’t quite there. We need your help. Because of the work of your United Way, there are nearly 1,000 children in Delaware County receiving books as part of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a program that provides children ages newborn to 5 years old with a free, high-quality book…


Open Door Health Services to Relocate Family Planning Clinic Jan. 6th

By: Suzanne Clem— Muncie, IN – Beginning January 6, 2020, patients at Open Door Family Planning will receive care in a new location. Services currently provided at 905 S. Walnut Street clinic will relocate to Open Door’s 333 S. Madison St. location in downtown Muncie. Providers, services available, hours, and insurance networks will be unaffected. The public is welcome to an open house in the new space on January 9th from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Open Door’s Madison Street health center…