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First Annual Mini-Golf Mixer Event Provides Support for Delaware County CASA Program

By Ben Polk— MUNCIE, IN— PrimeTrust held their first ever Mini-Golf Mixer fundraiser event this past Thursday. This event allowed for friendly competition between local businesses and community groups – all while supporting a local nonprofit. The Mini-Golf Mixer on June 6th at Boulder Falls Mini-Golf raised $3,565.00 for the Delaware County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program. The funds raised will provide support to the abused and neglected children in Delaware County. “We are thrilled with the success of…

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Ross Community Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration to Include FREE Ice Cream Social

By Molly Flodder— MUNCIE, IN—Muncie’s Ross Community Center celebrates 50 years this year, and board and staff continue to capture information on the people, places and activities of the past. However, reaching out to include anyone in the greater community is part of the celebration, and they are hosting an old-fashioned community “Ice Cream Social” on June 8th to celebrate the anniversary. “We want to invite the community—not just the Thomas Park/Avondale neighborhood–to join us for this event,” said Jacqueline…


Greater Muncie Chamber of Commerce Announces the 2024 Legacy Award Recipient

By Katy Maggart— MUNCIE, IN— The Greater Muncie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Mr. Thomas Kinghorn has been selected as the recipient of the 2024 Legacy Award. The award will be presented at the Legacy Dinner on Saturday, September 28, 2024, at Horizon Convention Center. “Tom Kinghorn is very worthy of this Chamber honor. He is an incredible human being. The many ways he has served our community over the years is a wonderful example of how we…


Indiana American Water to Flush Hydrants in Muncie

By Indiana American Water—  MUNCIE, IN—Indiana American Water is conducting water main flushing in its Muncie service area this month, beginning May 15 through July 15, 2024. Expect crews to be in area neighborhoods starting at 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on most days, weather permitting. The company conducts annual maintenance programs to assure high-quality water service and to ensure fire hydrants are operational.  Indiana American Water is responsible for over 31,000 fire hydrants in communities across the state. Water…


Trevor Swingley—Member of Pridemark Construction’s ‘Future Leaders of America’ Series

Editor’s note: The Future Leaders of America series profiles high school seniors who display leadership qualities in their school and the community. The series is brought to you by Pridemark Construction. By Stacey A. Shannon— DALEVILLE, IN—Daleville Junior/Senior High School senior Trevor Swingley has had a busy high school career. With sports, student government, academics and work, Swingley worked hard to achieve his goals. Basketball has been a lifelong love for Swingley. He has been a member of the basketball…


Soft Landings: Accelerating the Expansion of Foreign Companies in Delaware County, Indiana

By Ted Baker, CEO/Executive Director, Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc.— MUNCIE, IN—The Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc., in partnership with Delaware County Economic Development, is pleased to announce the award designation as a Soft Landings site by the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA).  A Soft Landings designation recognizes entrepreneur support organizations that ensure foreign businesses experience a “soft landing” when entering a new country and community to establish a business. Per the InBIA, “We recognize the rapid growth in the need for…


Indiana and Michigan Thunderstorm Preparations

By I&M— FORT WAYNE—Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected across the Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) service territory this afternoon and into this evening. We are closely monitoring the weather system and have lineworkers, damage assessors, tree trimming experts and contract crews ready to respond if needed. These storms are predicted to bring damaging 60-70 mph winds, which could lead to downed trees, power outages, local flooding and travel problems. BE PREPARED Charge Devices: Charge phones, laptops, tablets and other electronics…


Charles W. Brown Planetarium May-July 2024 Free Show Schedule

By Planetarium staff— All planetarium programs are free of charge, cash donations are accepted at the door. No tickets or reservations are required for public planetarium shows. www.bsu.edu/planetarium May – June Our Night Sky Fridays: May 17, & June 14, 21 at 5 p.m. People often peer into the darkness of the night sky and wonder, “what is out there?” Seemingly dark regions of space are actually filled with nebulae, star clusters, and other galaxies. Come learn how to navigate…


Meridian Health Services to Provide Staff and Programming for Muncie Crisis Center

By Office of the Mayor, IU Health, and Meridian Health Services— MUNCIE, IN—The Muncie Crisis Center, which is currently in construction on the southwest side of town, will provide mental health and addiction services to individuals in crisis. Conceptually developed by a multi-disciplinary community team, the center is intended to provide a continuum of services for those in need including assessments for outpatient services and emergency care as needed, while reducing strain on the Emergency Room and Police Department. IU…


Boyce Systems Marks Milestone with 150 Indiana Schools Adopting Cloud-Based ERP

By Casey Stanley— MUNCIE, IN— Boyce, a leading provider of cloud-based financial solutions, announced today that more than 150 Indiana public school systems have implemented its Boyce Cloud software. This marks a significant step in enhancing financial management within educational institutions through innovative technology. This year alone, two of Indiana’s top 20 largest school districts are in the process of implementing Boyce Cloud, underscoring its commitment to top-tier educational finance optimization. Boyce expects both customers to convert to the cloud-based…