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Horizon Convention Center Hosts Inauguration Of Rotary District Governor

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—On June 19th, hundreds of people attended a ticketed event at the Horizon Convention Center to celebrate the inauguration of Dale Basham as Rotary District 6560 District Governor for 2018-2019. Basham is the 7th person to represent Muncie as District Governor in the 100 year history of Rotary in our community. District 6560 encompasses 44 service clubs and 2,500 members throughout central Indiana. Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler was one of the first presenters of the evening. Mayor Tyler…


Horizon Convention Center Holds Fundraiser For Erskine Green Training Center

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—During April’s First Thursday, the Horizon Convention Center raised awareness and funds for the Erskine Green Training Institute during their “flower hour” fundraiser. Flower Hour was a progressive walk of downtown Muncie where participants collected a flower at various stops,  finishing the tour at the Courtyard Marriott Muncie to receive a vase and attend a complimentary reception. Flowers were donated by Miller’s Flower Shop and Foisters Flowers and Gifts. “Flower stops” were located outside downtown businesses including: Dandelion’s, The Hayloft Boutique, Intersection,…


Horizon Convention Center Hosts 2018 Lions Club State Convention

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The 2018 Lions Club State Convention was held at the Horizon Convention Center, April 27-29th in downtown Muncie. Approximately 320 members and friends from across the entire state attended the convention. “One of the purposes of our state convention is to conduct the business of the Lions Club in an open manner, so club members can find out what is going on with Lions Clubs across the state,” said Sue Topf, State Administrative Secretary. “But secondly,…


2018 VIVA Award Winners Recognized At Horizon Convention Center

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN – The Muncie Rotary Club, Muncie Sunrise Rotary Club and United Way of Delaware County recognized 8 individuals at the 26th annual VIVA Awards luncheon, held on April 17th at the Horizon Convention Center. The VIVA Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of volunteer activity to serve the civic and social needs of our community.  The event rewards, reinforces and inspires local volunteers to aspire to the Rotary ideal of “Service Above Self.” Individuals who live…


Horizon Convention Center Hosts 2018 FCCLA State Conference

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN— The  Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)  2018 State Leadership Conference was held at the Horizon Convention Center on March 8-10 in downtown Muncie. Over 1,000 student members from across Indiana attended the conference. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a non-profit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school systems. The FCCLA organization helps students explore…


Horizon Convention Center Hosts 2018 Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference

By: Mike Rhodes— The Horizon Convention Center hosted the 2018 Purdue Extension Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference on February 20-22. Approximately 175 women attended the conference as well as an additional 90 8th-12th graders who attended during the Young Ladies in Agriculture portion of the conference. Attendees came from Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Illinois. Dr. Jason Henderson, a nationally recognized expert in agriculture and rural issues was a keynote speaker for the February 21st luncheon session. He is associate dean in…


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to Host Statewide Event at Horizon Convention Center

By: Andrea Wells— Muncie, IN – The Anderson-Muncie Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host the 2018 Indiana Statewide Founders Day Weekend Celebration on March 2-3 at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie.  The public is invited to a Welcome Reception at 7:00 p.m. on Friday evening followed by “Club Delta” line dancing and strolling ($10 admission).  On Saturday at Noon, the Statewide Founders Day Luncheon will feature keynote speaker, Deborah Jones-Buggs. Deborah Jones-Buggs was initiated in 1979…


The Horizon Convention Center: Bridal Show, Softball and Economic Development

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The 19th annual East Central Indiana Bridal show was held in Delaware Hall at the Horizon Convention Center on Sunday, January 28th. 43 vendors participated and exhibited a wide variety of wedding-oriented products and services to attendees.  The East Central Indiana Bridal show was produced by AMS Entertainment and Audio Visual of Muncie and was additionally sponsored by the Horizon Convention Center and WLBC, 104.1 FM. According to Slade Smith, owner of AMS Entertainment and Audio…


Meet Chef Megan VanDerHeide: New Executive Chef at The Horizon Convention Center

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Chef Megan VanDerHeide will join the Horizon Convention Center as the new Executive Chef on January 1, 2018. Chef Megan VanDerHeide is a Muncie Central graduate and has an Associates Degree in Hospitality Administration with a concentration in Culinary Arts and Event Management from Ivy Tech Community College. She received her Chef Certification from the American Culinary Federation in 2011.  ACF certified chefs have gone through numerous practical and written examinations. A panel of ACF certified chefs…


Horizon Convention Center Has Busy November

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The Horizon Convention Center was bustling with convention activity from all over the state during the month of November. The Indiana Association of Behavioral Consultants (IN-ABC) held their 10th Annual Conference at the Horizon Convention Center on November 2nd and 3rd. Over 220 participants attended the conference. The IN-ABC Annual Conference focuses solely on issues that may impact, or have impacted, and individual with disabilities who display maladaptive behaviors.  IN-ABC is the primary trade association in…