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Gateway to Growing Grand Opening to Be Held Friday

By: Ellie Flaherty— Gateway to Growing along with Hoosier Roots, a non-profit looking to fight food insecurity in Muncie, will be hosting an opening celebration on Friday April 28th from 1:00-5:00 at the Maring-Hunt Community Garden! Gateway to Growing is the product of a semester long partnership between Ball State…

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Muncie Young Professionals April ProLunch: Using LinkedIn Professionally

By: Angel Tuttle— Muncie, IN—Muncie Young Professionals will be continuing its 2017 season of events with its next ProLunch on Tuesday, April 18th. The focus of this ProLunch will be using LinkedIn professionally. Establishing, building, and leveraging connections are important skills to possess in the 21st Century. The adage “It’s not…


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Indiana Pacers’ Darnell Hillman Offers Life Lessons on Attitude for YOC Kids

By: Polli Craig— Muncie, IN—Pacers legend Darnell Hillman, spoke to the Youth Opportunity Center’s boys basketball teams Tuesday afternoon during practice in the YOC gym. Hillman incorporated life lessons about “old-school” character values like respect for self and others, dedication, accountability, responsibility and commitment, into his motivational talk on Attitude….


The 2016 VIVA Awards presentation at the Horizon Convention Center. Photo by: Matt Howell

VIVA Reservations Open for April 18th Event

By: Sara Shade— Muncie, IN —The Muncie Rotary Club, Muncie Sunrise Rotary Club and United Way of Delaware County announce that reservations for the annual VIVA Awards, celebrating Very Important Volunteers, are now open. The VIVA Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of volunteer activity to serve the…


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4th Annual “Runway for Rescues” to be Held April 1st

Muncie, IN – The 4th Annual Runway for Rescues will be held at 8 p.m., April 1, at The Muncie Civic Theatre, 216 E. Main Street, sponsored by Kishel Photography. It will feature fashions from the Buckle in the Muncie Mall, worn by models in the Kishel Photography Senior model program. Hair and makeup…


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Second Neighborhood Conference Connects More Neighbors, Ideas

By: Emily Royer— Neighbors picked up conference bags and name tags the morning of March 4th as they checked in for the second Neighborhood I.D.E.A. conference. While they greeted one another, they shared their level of enthusiasm for Muncie by placing a sticker on a “Continuum of Engagement” with options…


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Living Proof Reenactment Set for April 5th and 6th

By: Bruce Qualls— As we head into this season of school parties, proms and graduations, I devote myself to a project that is near and dear to me: “Living Proof.” I chair this event because if I can save at least one Delaware County youth from being in a drunk…