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WIBU Announces 2018 ATHENA and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

By: Chrystal Pearson— Muncie, IN—At its annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon, Muncie’s Women in Business Unlimited (WIBU) presented three ATHENA Leadership Awards and one WIBU Lifetime Achievement Award. Ruth Chin was awarded the 2018 WIBU Lifetime Achievement Award. The WIBU Lifetime Achievement Award honors a woman who has dedicated her life to be a leader and role model and is selected by the WIBU Board of Directors. In addition to a framed certificate, WIBU will award a scholarship in Chin’s name to a full-time, non-traditional…


Pat Hart Announces Retirement at Conclusion of Red Ribbon Breakfast

By: Steve Lindell & Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Pat Hart, 24 year executive director of the Delaware County Prevention Council, announced her retirement today at the conclusion of the annual Red Ribbon Week Breakfast. The Council’s work has been near and dear to Pat’s heart for all that time, but she determined that now is the time to pass the torch on to someone else to lead the group. The effort of the council is to help children, and the community,…


Chamber To Recognize Business Leaders At Annual Dinner

By: Brenda Brumfield— Muncie, IN – The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will hold their 124th Annual Meeting on October 25, 2018. The event, to be held at the Horizon Convention Center, is the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards event. Chamber Board Chair Chris Caldwell announced this year’s recipients. SPIRIT OF SMALL BUSINESS – DIY/GROUP, INC. COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD – IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION – UNITED WAY OF DELAWARE COUNTY EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE – 8TWELVE…


3rd Annual “Just Desserts” Huge Success

By: Amy Logan— Muncie, IN—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie would like to thank the many people that made the 3rdAnnual Just Desserts a huge success. This year’s event received 35 dessert donations from amazing local bakers and were auctioned off for more than $25,000. The money raised from this event will go directly toward providing quality programs for the local Clubs. The 3rdAnnual Just Desserts took place on Wednesday, September 26 in front of the beautiful Catalyst sculpture…


Local Organizations Collaborate To Provide Scholarships to Students

By: WaTasha Barnes Griffin, Indiana Black Expo, Inc. Muncie Chapter—  Muncie, IN—The Martin Luther King Dream Team, the Muncie Branch of NAACP, and Indiana Black Expo, Muncie Chapter Inc. awards scholarships to local students via the “I Have A Dream: Community Collaborative Scholarship.” The “I Have A Dream: Community Collaborative Scholarship.” awards two scholarships each spring to deserving graduating Delaware County seniors (who plan to attend college, preferably, in Indiana) and whose high school activities reflect the ideals of Dr. King’s…


2018 WIBU ATHENA Nominees Announced

By: Chrystal Pearson— Muncie, IN—Women in Business Unlimited (WIBU), an organization dedicated to providing networking opportunities for women of East Central Indiana, is pleased to announce the Nominees for the 2018 ATHENA Awards. After closing public nominations on September 21st, WIBU received a total of eleven (11) candidates for the internationally recognized awards. Nominations were solicited from the public. In order to remain impartial, the 11 nominations were forwarded to the judging panel for review. Each judge reviews and evaluates each…


What’s Happening at ArtsWalk? Your Guide to All The Activities

By: Muncie Downtown Development Partnership— Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening, where, and when. WALNUT ST. Debbie’s Handmade Soap: 123 S. Walnut St. Celebrating two years Downtown. Door prizes and refreshments. Kirk’s Bike Shop: 124 S. Walnut St. Open late; offering flat tire repair clinics. Wishbone Gifts: 201 S. Walnut St. Featured artist Lucas Reidenbach will hang his work inside the shop and will be doing live painting in front of the shop on Walnut Street. Valhalla: 215 S. Walnut St. Governor Davis will play after ArtsWalk/Soup Crawl for an open jam night,…


Ted Baker Details The 2018 ‘Excellence in Innovation Awards’ Banquet

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, Indiana—Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Ted Baker, executive director of the Innovation Connector, to discuss the upcoming Excellence in Innovation Awards banquet to be held at the Horizon Convention Center on November 14th. My interview with Ted is below. Question: Ted, You seem very excited and animated about these awards. I see all sorts of printed materials about the event spread around your office. What is the Excellence in Innovation Awards banquet all…


Innovation Connector to Host 5th Annual BIG Idea Pitch Competition for Local Entrepreneurs

By: Alexis Dishman— Muncie, Indiana– The Innovation Connector of Muncie, Indiana is hosting the fifth annual BIG Idea Pitch competition for local entrepreneurs and innovators to “pitch” their business, business concepts, product or invention to a panel of judges from the business and investment community.There are many very creative and interesting concepts from people in our region, and this competition will showcase those ideas and offer what it takes to advance them. This event is for individuals in all phases of…


Kelly Stanley Receives Chamber Legacy Award

By: Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce— Muncie, IN—The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has honored Kelly Stanley with their 2018 Legacy Award. The Gala Event held at the Horizon Convention Center, had nearly 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…