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Pat Botts, A Legacy of Servant Leadership to the Muncie Community and His Family

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—All of us at MuncieJournal.com and the community at large are very saddened by the passing of our good friend and community leader, Pat Botts. Aside from touching the lives of every MutualBank team member he met during his 33 1/2 year tenure with the bank, Pat had a deep and passionate connection to the the rest of the Muncie community and East Central Indiana. He believed in Muncie and was often at the forefront of…

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4th Annual ‘Just Desserts’ Raises $26k for Muncie Boys & Girls Clubs

By: Amy Logan— Muncie, IN—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie would like to thank the many people that made the 4th Annual Just Desserts a huge success. This year’s event received 30 dessert donations from incredible local bakers. Attendees battled it out for their favorite dessert and raised over $26,000 to help support the quality programs the Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie are able to offer to its members. Brian Osner with HIS Auto Parts was the winning bid…


Delaware County Students From 8 School Systems Convene For First Collaborative Industry Expo

By: Brenda Morehead, Director of Impact, Project Leadership— Muncie, IN—About 600 students from across Delaware County took part today in the first ever Delaware County Industry Expo, a collaborative event organized by school, business and community partners in the Delaware County Comprehensive Counseling Coalition. 8th and 9th graders listened to panelists from local employers in the industries of health and human services, hospitality and tourism, manufacturing and skilled trades, and information and technology. Students across eight school systems – Burris,…


Innovation Connector to Host the 6th Annual BIG Idea Pitch Competition for Local Entrepreneurs

By: Alexis Dishman— Muncie, IN – The Innovation Connector of Muncie, Indiana is hosting the sixth 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…


NAACP To Host 2019 Freedom Fund Banquet on September 20th

By: George Foley— Muncie, IN—The 3rd Annual NAACP Muncie Freedom Fund Banquet will be held Friday, September 20, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Horizon Convention Center located at 401 S. High Street, Muncie, Indiana 47303. As always, we have an exciting dinner planned to include great food and a dynamic speaker. This year’s keynote speaker is Carolene Mays-Medley, Executive Director-White River State Park and Motivational.  Carolene Mays-Medley has overseen a rapidly increasing event lineup as well as an infrastructure…


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…


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…