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Cardinal Greenway Bike Fest. Photo by: graphicstock

Cardinal Greenways To Host 2nd Annual Bike Fest, July 28-30

By: Mary Tankersley— Muncie, IN – Cardinal Greenways will host its second annual Bike Fest fundraising event the weekend of July 28 – 30. Presented by Old National Bank, CG Bike Fest is a 3-day cycling event featuring cycling tours, demonstrations, activities, games, music, and food. The event is for everyone: cyclists,…


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Youth Opportunity Center Hires Chief Financial Officer

By: Richard Crist, Whitinger Strategic Services— Muncie, IN—The Youth Opportunity Center recently hired Kimberly S. Burkholder, CPA as CFO for the Muncie, Indiana based youth treatment facility. Burkholder has 17 years of experience as a CPA for public accounting firms specializing in audits and financial statement preparation for nonprofit organizations…



Ball Associates Building Mural at 222 S. Mulberry Street. (East side of the building.) Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Ball Brothers Foundation Grants Expand Opportunities for Children and Families

By: Jud Fisher— Muncie, IN—A summer concert series, children’s bicycle safety program, an art immersion experience, and two outdoors-oriented summer programs all received support through Ball Brothers Foundation Rapid Grants. Over $100,000 has been distributed to local organizations since February through the grantmaking program. “During their lifetimes, the five Ball…


(L-R) Tri Kappa Scholarship winners: Erica Bergman, Olivia Phillips, Damien Wilson. Photo provided.

Tri Kappa Awards More Than $20,000 to Local Organizations

By: Angie Rapp, Delta Phi Chapter – Kappa, Kappa, Kappa, Inc.— Muncie, IN—The Delta Phi Chapter of Kappa, Kappa, Kappa, Inc. recently distributed $21,000 in grants and scholarships. Grants of $250 to $500 each were awarded to non-profit organizations that fit the goals of Tri Kappa, which are to promote…


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Open Door Health Services to Host Back 2 School Fun Fest

By: Katy Crist—  Muncie, IN – Open Door Health Services will once again host the Back 2 School Fun Fest. This event will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 1-4pm at 333 S. Madison Street in Muncie. Back 2 School Fun Fest is open to the public and will…


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About That New Painted Mural In DWNTWN Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—If you’ve been downtown lately, you can’t help but notice the new mural that has been in the works for months on the side of the Mark III taproom. You’ve also probably wondered, “Who did it?” Why did they do it? What does it mean? The mural was…


All camp participants will receive a t-shirt that looks like this. Photo provided.

First Ever Robotics Camp Coming to Southside Middle School

By: Ted Baker of the Innovation Connector and Ryan Hunter of TechWise Academy— Muncie, IN—The idea for the camp was conceived by Roza Selvey, Southside STEM teacher, and Ryan Hunter of TechWise Academy during a MCS Professional Development Day in January.  Ryan reached out to Ted Baker at the Innovation Connector…





From left to right: MPL employees Rebecca Parker, Dan Allen, and Stuart Cotton pose with Brandi Scardilli, award presenter and an editor at Information Today, Inc. Photo by: Mary Lou Gentis, Muncie Public Library

Muncie Public Library Accepts Library of the Future Award

By: Susan Fisher, Muncie Public Library— Muncie, IN—It is official! Muncie Public Library (MPL) employees traveled to Chicago this past weekend to accept the Library of the Future Award presented by the American Library Association (ALA) and Information Today, Inc. a publisher of magazines and newsletters geared toward libraries and…