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Douglas L. White of First Merchants Trust Company was one of the recipients of a VIVA Award in 2015. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

2017 VIVA Award Nominations Now Open

By: Tom Farris— Muncie, IN – Sara Shade, Committee Chair for the 2017 VIVA Awards announced that nominations for 2017 awards will be accepted until March 17th.  The VIVA Award was created in 1993 as a gift to the community by the Muncie Rotary Club to recognize Delaware County’s proud…

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Alacia Johnson, Club Kid of the Year, delivers a speech on what the Club means to her. Photo provided.

Boys and Girls Club Hosts Third Annual Great Futures Luncheon

By: Jes Wade— MUNCIE, IN – The Boys & Girls Club of Muncie raised some $20,000 at its annual Great Futures luncheon Thursday, Jan. 26, an event that drew nearly 300 supporters and community stakeholders. Muncie resident Amber Sparks, General Manager and head coach of the WNBA team the Chicago…





Akilah Nosakhere, MPL Library Director. Photo by: Loren McClain

Meet the New Muncie Public Library Director

By: Susan Fisher— Muncie, IN—The public is invited to a welcome reception in honor of the new Muncie Public Library (MPL) Director, Akilah Nosakhere, on Thursday, January 26 from 4-6pm at Carnegie Library. Nosakhere (pronounced no-sock-ah-ray) joined MPL in early January following the retirement of Virginia Nilles who had served…