Non-Profit News

Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay in Delaware County. Jeff Bird carries the torch. Photo by: Sadie Lebo

Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay Wins Statewide Award

By: Rachel Hill Ponko— Indianapolis, IN—A project that touched each of Indiana’s 92 counties is the winner of a statewide award. The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) presented the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) with its 2017 Bicentennial Collaborative Project Award for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. The Torch Relay, modeled…





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“Art For Kids Sake” Event to Be Held November 11th at MadJax

By: Sara Chokenea— Muncie, IN– Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware County (BBBS) on Nov. 11 at MadJax for a Speakeasy-themed night full of music, food, and local art. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $35 each. Sea Salt and Cinnamon, Guardian Brewery and VKA catering…





SAMA Fest peacock. Photo provided.

SAMA Fest To Be Held at Cornerstone on November 11th

By: Jeff Robinson— Muncie, IN—Each year the South Asian Muncie Association hosts a festival showcasing the culture of South Asia. This year the association has partnered with Cornerstone Center for the Arts and is welcoming the general public to enjoy an evening of food, dance, fashion, and performances. SAMA Fest…



Beech Grove Cemetery. Photo provided.

4th Annual Beech Grove Cemetery Historic Tour to Be Held Oct 14th

By: Tina Sulfridge, Beech Grove Cemetery— Muncie, IN—Join local historians and actors for the 4th annual guided walking tour of a portion of Delaware County’s largest landmark and learn about many interesting historical figures. The beautiful fall foliage lends itself to provide the perfect backdrop for the information packed tours…




The ATHENA awards will be presented on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Photo provided.

2017 WIBU ATHENA Nominees Announced

By: Chrystal Pearson— Muncie, IN—Women in Business Unlimited (WIBU), an organization dedicated to providing networking opportunities for business women of East Central Indiana, is pleased to announce the Nominees for the 2017 ATHENA Awards. After closing public nominations on September 22nd, WIBU received a total of seventeen (17) candidates for…


Works of art previously available at the YART sale during a past year's ArtsWalk. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Your Guide to ArtsWalk 2017 in Downtown Muncie

By: Muncie Downtown Development Partnership— Muncie, IN—Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP), in partnership with Muncie Arts and Culture Council and Ball State University’s School of Fine Art and School of Music, present ArtsWalk 2017. ArtsWalk will be held in the streets of DWNTWN Muncie on Oct. 5 from 5 –…