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Horizon Convention Center Hosts 99th Annual Indiana Kiwanis District Convention

By: Mike Rhodes— The 99th Annual Indiana Kiwanis District Convention was held at the Horizon Convention Center August 18th through the 20th. Approximately 250 members of the Indiana District of Kiwanis International attended the convention. Indiana is one of 44 districts in the Kiwanis International organization. Friday night’s activities kicked-off with a free event for families. The Kiwanis clubs of Muncie and West Anderson worked together on a community outreach project that offered free admission to the Muncie Children’s Museum. Tours…


Horizon Convention Center Hosts Indiana Sheriffs’ Association 87th Annual Conference

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) held their 87th Annual Conference at the Horizon Convention Center, July 14th through the 16th. According to Delaware County Sheriff Ray Dudley, “The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association is represented by 92 sheriffs for all 92 counties in the State of Indiana.  I was proud to invite them here, particularly because of the way we’ve redone our downtown and the convention center and the hotel. I think everyone in the county, as a…


Horizon Convention Center Hosted Three Conventions in September

By: Treva Bivens— Muncie, IN— This past month, the Horizon Convention Center hosted the Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council, IN Society for Respiratory Care, and Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts conferences. Throughout the month of September, the Horizon Convention Center had over 500 convention attendees. Most of these attendees came from all over Indiana due to the conferences being the state wide associations. “Convention business is good business for Muncie and Delaware County” said Joann McKinney, president/CEO…


Horizon Convention Center Gearing up for Busy September

By: Treva Bivens— Muncie, IN – The month of September is a busy one for the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie. The Center will be hosting three conventions in addition to the usual heavy September schedule of meetings, weddings, social, and not-for-profit events. New to Muncie is the Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council here for their annual conference September 14 – 16, followed by the Indiana Society for Respiratory Care hosting their 42nd annual convention on September 21 –…


Horizon Convention Center to Host Vital Records Convention in October 2016

Muncie, IN – The Horizon Convention Center recently signed a contract to host the Indiana Vital Records Convention in October, 2016. Attendance for the two-day event is expected to be over 100 with delegates coming from most Indiana Counties. This will be the first time for the event to be held in Muncie. “On behalf of the entire city, we welcome the Indiana Vital Records Convention to the Horizon Convention Center and the city of Muncie,” said Joann McKinney, president/CEO of…


Chamber Of Commerce Presents ‘Chamber Champions Awards’

By: Brenda Brumfield, Director, Community & Government Relations, Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce— Muncie, IN— The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce honored fifteen of its members for their longevity in, and impact on, the Muncie –Delaware County community at the Chamber Champions Award Luncheon at the Horizon Convention Center on March 20.  Among those included, were six who were celebrating over 100 years of continuous existence. They were: Glad Tidings Church Muncie Community Schools Old National Bank The Knapp Supply…


Muncie Journal To Publish 3rd Annual “Virtual Home Show” In April

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Warmer weather will be here soon. (We hope.) So it’s time to begin planning to be included in Muncie Journal’s 3rd Annual Virtual Home Show. You might be thinking, “What is a Virtual Home Show?” I’ll explain. For many years, ECI Builders Incorporated held an annual home show in the spring. It was held in the Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Unfortunately, the last physical home show exhibit at the Horizon Convention Center took place in…


LISTEN: Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch Speaks To Chamber Members

By: Mike Rhodes and Steve Lindell— Muncie, IN— Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch spoke to members of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon held at the Horizon Convention Center on February 20, 2019. The Lt. Governor spoke about her responsibilities, opportunities to grow jobs in Indiana, collaboration efforts taking place in the general assembly, access to broadband internet, economic development oriented bills the general assembly is working on and much more. You may listen to the Lt. Governor’s…


Boys and Girls Clubs of Muncie ‘Great Futures Dinner’ Raises Over $56K

By: Amy Logan— Muncie, IN—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie would like to thank the generous donors and sponsors of this year’s Great Futures Dinner. The event, held on January 24 at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie, raised $56,556.45. (A 146 percent increase over last year.) The Muncie community came together for one night to celebrate the 85th anniversary of  the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie. For the past 85 years Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie,…


Heritage Environmental & Mexico-based Zinc Nacional to Establish Waelz Kiln Facility in Muncie

By: Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance— Project Will Result in Major Redevelopment of Former Borg Warner Industrial Site Muncie, Indiana— Waelz Sustainable Products LLP (WSP), a joint venture between Indianapolis-based Heritage Environmental and Monterrey, Mexico-based Zinc Nacional, announced plans today to establish operations in Muncie, creating up to 90 jobs over the next several years. The new facility, which will be located on the former Borg Warner campus, is one part of a significant investment being made by Heritage Environmental…