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MCS Superintendent Dr. Steve Baule Gives “State of the Muncie Community Schools Report”

By: The Woof Boom Radio News Team— The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held a luncheon event Wednesday at the Horizon Convention Center. Dr. Steve Baule, Superintendent of the Muncie Community Schools gave his “State of the Muncie Community Schools” report to local civic and business leaders. Dr. Baule gave an overview of the current state of  MCS, and also shared many positive stories/statistics about MCS that often go over-looked. Some examples Dr. Baule cited— Advanced Placement is UP. Dual credit participation with…

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Madjax Partners with Muncie Redevelopment Commission to Expand The CO:LAB’s Offerings

MUNCIE, Ind.—To provide a new collaborative work environment to the Muncie community, Madjax and the Muncie Redevelopment Commission (MRC) have teamed up to open the second CO:LAB location inside the makerspace. This location will promote an open and community-based approach to working, whereas the existing location (across from Horizon Convention Center) will host private office space. “This is the core of the makerspace culture, where members of the public will be able to construct a menu of facilities and services…


Annual Delaware County Prevention Council’s Community Breakfast to Be Held October 25th

By: Dee McKinsey— Leading Indianapolis Advocate for Preventing Drug Overdose Deaths to Speak in Muncie  Muncie, IN— Justin Phillips of Indianapolis, founder and executive director of Overdose Lifeline, Inc. (ODL), will be the featured speaker at the annual Delaware County Prevention Council’s Red Ribbon Community Breakfast. Along with Phillips, members of the council’s PRIDE Team will perform. This year’s theme is: “Be the change you wish to see — Live Drug Free.” The breakfast is scheduled for 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.,…


2016 WIBU ATHENA Nominees Announced

By: Angie Rogers-Howell— 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 2016 ATHENA Awards. After closing public nominations on September 30th, WIBU received a total of twenty-three (23) candidates for the internationally recognized awards. Nominations were solicited from the public. In order to remain impartial, the 23 nominations were forwarded to the judging panel for review. The judging panel is comprised…


2016 ATHENA Award Nominations Are Now Open

By: Karen Loyd— Women in Business Unlimited (WIBU), an organization dedicated to providing networking opportunities for business women of East Central Indiana, would like your help finding and honoring individuals who have demonstrated professional excellence, community service and actively assists women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. Do you know an individual who strives toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment? Who also excels in their chosen field, devotes time and energy within their community…


Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Honors 2016 Legacy Award Recipient

Muncie, IN—The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce honored J. Allan Rent with their 2016 Legacy Award. The Gala Event held at the Horizon Convention Center, had over 300 guests. The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Legacy Award is presented annually to an individual or couple who has made extraordinary, sustained, and positive contributions to the Muncie-Delaware County community, and who has provided leadership in the development of programs, events, and/or new traditions that promote goodwill and community pride. Among those who…


John Carlson: Young Chefs Learn Cooking and More

By: John Carlson— MUNCIE, IN – Cracking eggs and laughing nervously, three girls crowded around a stainless steel bowl in the tight confines of Inside Out’s Community Kitchen, using the cup-like halves of broken shells to separate the yellow yolks from the syrupy whites. Nearby, other youngsters hacked aromatic strips of crisply fried bacon into bits. Just across the gleaming food-prep table, meanwhile, other kids expertly scooped bright green chunks of fresh avocado into a bowl, and chopped luscious ripe…


Opinion: Dorothy Douglass Investigates Why “Muncie Has So Much to Offer”

By: Dorothy Douglass— Muncie, Indiana, gets a bad rap every now and then. And as a former member of that tribe who said, as a young college student, “I can’t wait to get out of this town after I finish college,” I feel like I should retract that 35-year old statement. Anyone can choose to look at the bad, or look at the good. Muncie has a lot to offer, if you look for it. Ball State University has a…


Terry Murphy Honored with Sagamore of the Wabash

MUNCIE – DELAWARE COUNTY, IN – At a retirement reception at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie IN, Terry Murphy, CEcD, Vice President of Economic Development, was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash. The award is the highest honor that the Governor of Indiana bestows. It is a personal tribute usually given to those who have rendered a distinguished service to the state or to the governor. Among those who have received Sagamores have been astronauts, presidents, ambassadors, artists,…


Muncie’s BY5 Boosts Early Education Onto Statewide Stage

By: Juli Metzger— 550 turn out from 49 counties Muncie, IN—The fate of a child may be set by the time they reach 5 years old. That statistic and getting children kindergarten-ready led the battle cry at the first ever Indiana Summit, hosted Tuesday by Muncie’s BY5 at the Horizon Convention Center. Some of the state’s most influential lawmakers and policymakers were among the more than 500 people from 49 counties to hear experts say 90 percent of the brain…