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Chamber of Commerce Legacy Gala Honors Ball Family

By: The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce— Muncie, IN—The 9th annual Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Legacy Gala was held at the Horizon Convention Center on Saturday evening, August 24th. Among those who paid tribute to the legacy of the Ball family was Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb.  The event also included speaker James A. Fisher, CEO of the Ball Brothers Foundation Board of Directors; Geoffrey Mearns, Ball State University President; Dr. Jeffrey Bird, CEO of IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital; and, Stephanie…

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Local Cleaning Service Has A Heart For Muncie

By: Stacey A. Shannon— Muncie, IN—While In & Out Cleaning Services specializes in both residential and commercial cleaning services, the company is focused on building relationships with its customers and being part of the Muncie community. Alex Romoser, a co-owner of the business along with Josh Arthur, said the company has been in business for 15 years and continues to grow. In & Out Cleaning Services, which offers everything from gutter cleaning to window washing to regular cleaning services, offers…


Muncie Chef Selected for Competition

By: Joann McKinney, President/CEO, Horizon Convention Center— Muncie, IN—The Horizon Convention Center is proud to announce Executive Chef Austin Smith was chosen to compete in the 2019 Taste of Piazza Chef Competition. The competition will take place at the 2019 Taste of Piazza Food Show on Thursday, August 22nd at Banker’s Life Field House in downtown Indianapolis. One of only 4 chefs chosen out of 35 applicants, Smith will compete against three other Indiana chefs in a mystery box cooking challenge. The winning chef will…


White River Canal District Development Meeting To Be Held July 30th

By: Muncie Downtown Development Partnership— Muncie, IN—There will be a meeting held on Tuesday, July 30th to present information on the proposed Riverfront Phase I Housing and Public Space. This meeting is open to the public and attendees will have an opportunity to meet the developers, WS Property Group. http://www.wspropertygroup.com/ The meeting will be held at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S High Street, at 4:30 pm in the Prairie Creek Room.   Click here to view a flyer about…


Open Door Mobile Unit Events Offer Accessible Physicals, Immunizations

By: Suzanne Clem— Muncie, IN — Open Door Health Services will partner with local agencies and non-profits this summer to ensure children have access to immunizations and school physicals. The Open Door Mobile Unit team will offer immunizations and physicals at a series of Muncie partner sites this week and through July 31. June 26           9 a.m.-3 p.m.    Southern Pines (4110 S. Pinewood Dr.) July 2               9 a.m.-3 p.m.    Earthstone Terrace (3500 Juniper Ln.) July 12             9 a.m.-3…


City Of Muncie, Indiana

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Muncie, Indiana is a dynamic city located 58 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Muncie has a unique place in the history of American demographics and social sciences as the site of the Middletown studies. These studies carried out by Helen and Robert Lynd in the 1920’s and 1930’s were intended to examine the norms of American culture in post-World War One America. The city has been associated with being a “normal” small American city ever since. The city…


Courtyard By Marriott Muncie

By: Jennifer Hasty— Muncie, IN—The Courtyard by Marriott at Horizon Convention Center offers travelers contemporary design, comfortable accommodations and innovative technology that combine to provide guests with a seamless lodging experience.  As the area’s newest and only full-service hotel, amenities include thoughtfully-appointed guest rooms featuring luxurious bedding, free WIFI and Marriott’s Entertainment Platform for access to personal Netflix and Hulu accounts. Additional guest amenities include indoor pool, exercise room with cardio theatre and weight system, 24-hour business center, lobby featuring…


First Thursday To Feature Clue-Like Game For All Ages

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN – Was it Mrs. Mulberry with the letter opener? Perhaps it was Professor Pershing with the leather briefcase? Could it be Lieutenant Liberty with the globe? A crime – pretend crime, that is – has been committed and we need YOUR help finding the culprit and the “weapon” used. Join fellow citizen sleuths for the first Muncie Mystery during First Thursday on June 6 in downtown Muncie. Here’s the deal, detectives: The only pure amber…


Loretta Swit To Speak At LifeStream’s 16th Annual Aging Well Conference

By: Hannah Downham— Muncie, IN—Loretta Swit, best known as Major Margaret Houlihan on the iconic television series M*A*S*H, will make her first appearance in Muncie, Ind. at LifeStream’s 16th Annual Aging Well Conference on Thursday, June 6 at the Horizon Convention Center. At 81 years old, “Hot Lips” Houlihan, hasn’t stopped. She is an accomplished actress, devoted animal activist, and a talented artist who continues to travel and speak to groups across the U.S. Many would say Swit has aged well….


Mayor Dennis Tyler Presents Final “State Of The City” Address as Mayor of Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler presented his 2019 State of the City Address at a breakfast held at the Horizon Convention Center on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The 2019 address was Mayor Tyler’s final one, after he decided not to run for re-election in 2019. “My family and I want to thank you so much for everything you have given us and allowing me the opportunity to serve you,” Tyler said. “It means a lot to me….