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V!VA Winners from the 2017 awards presentation held at the Horizon Convention Center. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

2018 VIVA Reservations Now Open

By: Terry Whitt Bailey, Chair, VIVA Committee— Muncie, IN – The Muncie Rotary Club, Muncie Sunrise Rotary Club and United Way of Delaware County would like to announce that reservations for the annual VIVA Awards, celebrating Very Important Volunteers, are now open. This year’s winners include: Dale Basham—Lifetime Achievement Oren Birt Bob…


Donna Munchel. Photo provided.

Ball Brothers Foundation Appoints Donna Munchel As Program Officer

By: Jud Fisher— Muncie, IN—Ball Brothers Foundation has expanded its programming staff and appointed Donna Munchel to the dual position of program officer and grants manager. Effective immediately, Munchel joins colleagues Jenna Wachtmann and senior program officer Rich Spisak in managing all facets of BBF’s grant-making process. This includes researching…


“Brotherhood In Song”, a joint concert featuring the Ball Sate University Statesmen, Magic City Music Men, and Playlist Quartet.  The concert will be at 7:30 PM at First Presbyterian Church, 1400 West Riverside Avenue, Muncie and is free. Photo provided.

Free ‘Brotherhood In Song’ Concert To Be Held On March 17th

By: Scott Trout— Muncie, IN—Do you need an out-of-the-ordinary way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day?  Then consider joining with the music community for “Brotherhood In Song”, a joint concert featuring the Ball Sate University Statesmen, Magic City Music Men, and Playlist Quartet.  The concert will be at 7:30 PM at…


Pictured L-R: City Councilman Julius Anderson, Emma Price, Marilyn Carey and Mayor Dennis Tyler. Photo provided.

Emma Price and Marilyn Carey Honored at City Community Forum

By: Terry Whitt Bailey— Muncie, IN—Recognizing the end of Black History Month and the beginning of Women’s History Month, Mayor Dennis Tyler and City Council Member Julius Anderson (District 6) honored Emma Price and Marilyn Carey at the city’s community forum last week. This was the sixth year that Councilman…