Search Results for horizon convention

Muncie Innovation Connector Recognizes Entrepreneurs and Innovators at Excellence in Innovation Awards

Muncie, IN – Muncie Innovation Connector recently hosted the second annual Excellence in Innovation Awards at the Horizon Convention Center. This celebration recognized leaders in business innovation including those who are well established and others who are emerging. Ted Baker, Executive Director of the Innovation Connector, served as the evening’s emcee. Karl LaPan, President & CEO of the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center in Fort Wayne, was the evening’s keynote speaker. His presentation was entitled, Innovation is a Messy Business. Awards…

Read More

Dollison receives WIBU Lifetime Achievement Award-Metzger, Jarrett, YWCA are ATHENA Recipients

By: Angie Rogers-Howell— At its annual Catalyst for Empowering Women Symposium and ATHENA Awards Luncheon, Muncie’s Women in Business Unlimited (WIBU) presented three ATHENA Leadership Awards and one WIBU Lifetime Achievement Award. The ATHENA Leadership Awards are a nationally-recognized award which WIBU has been pleased to present for over fifteen years. From a pool of twenty-three nominees, the ATHENA judges had the unenviable task of choosing the 2016 ATHENA Award Recipients. Juli Metzger, a Ball State University instructor, Coordinator for…


Details for the 2016 Catalyst for Empowering Women Symposium and ATHENA Awards Luncheon

By: Angie Rogers-Howell— Final preparations are being made for the 2016 Catalyst for Empowering Women Symposium Featuring the ATHENA Awards Luncheon. (See video below.) This event will begin with breakfast and networking at 8:30 with breakout sessions following immediately thereafter. At 11:30 AM, we will host the ATHENA Awards Luncheon. During this luncheon, our twenty-three (23) nominee will be honored and the recipients of the 2016 ATHENA Awards will be announced. Following the luncheon, we will have an incredible Panel…


Chamber Recognizes Business Leaders At 122nd Annual Dinner

MUNCIE, IN – The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held its 122nd Annual Meeting: A dinner, silent auction and awards program on October 27, 2016 with over 300 business and community leaders in attendance. The event, held at Horizon Convention Center, is the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards event. Chamber Board Chairman John Littler led the report to members on the accomplishments of the prior year. The Chamber presented the Spirit of Small Business Award to Chris Piche ( pronounced…


MCS Superintendent Dr. Steve Baule Gives “State of the Muncie Community Schools Report”

By: The Woof Boom Radio News Team— The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held a luncheon event Wednesday at the Horizon Convention Center. Dr. Steve Baule, Superintendent of the Muncie Community Schools gave his “State of the Muncie Community Schools” report to local civic and business leaders. Dr. Baule gave an overview of the current state of  MCS, and also shared many positive stories/statistics about MCS that often go over-looked. Some examples Dr. Baule cited— Advanced Placement is UP. Dual credit participation with…


Madjax Partners with Muncie Redevelopment Commission to Expand The CO:LAB’s Offerings

MUNCIE, Ind.—To provide a new collaborative work environment to the Muncie community, Madjax and the Muncie Redevelopment Commission (MRC) have teamed up to open the second CO:LAB location inside the makerspace. This location will promote an open and community-based approach to working, whereas the existing location (across from Horizon Convention Center) will host private office space. “This is the core of the makerspace culture, where members of the public will be able to construct a menu of facilities and services…


Annual Delaware County Prevention Council’s Community Breakfast to Be Held October 25th

By: Dee McKinsey— Leading Indianapolis Advocate for Preventing Drug Overdose Deaths to Speak in Muncie  Muncie, IN— Justin Phillips of Indianapolis, founder and executive director of Overdose Lifeline, Inc. (ODL), will be the featured speaker at the annual Delaware County Prevention Council’s Red Ribbon Community Breakfast. Along with Phillips, members of the council’s PRIDE Team will perform. This year’s theme is: “Be the change you wish to see — Live Drug Free.” The breakfast is scheduled for 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.,…


2016 WIBU ATHENA Nominees Announced

By: Angie Rogers-Howell— Women in Business Unlimited (WIBU), an organization dedicated to providing networking opportunities for business women of East Central Indiana, is pleased to announce the Nominees for the 2016 ATHENA Awards. After closing public nominations on September 30th, WIBU received a total of twenty-three (23) candidates for the internationally recognized awards. Nominations were solicited from the public. In order to remain impartial, the 23 nominations were forwarded to the judging panel for review. The judging panel is comprised…


2016 ATHENA Award Nominations Are Now Open

By: Karen Loyd— Women in Business Unlimited (WIBU), an organization dedicated to providing networking opportunities for business women of East Central Indiana, would like your help finding and honoring individuals who have demonstrated professional excellence, community service and actively assists women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. Do you know an individual who strives toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment? Who also excels in their chosen field, devotes time and energy within their community…


Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Honors 2016 Legacy Award Recipient

Muncie, IN—The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce honored J. Allan Rent with their 2016 Legacy Award. The Gala Event held at the Horizon Convention Center, had over 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 goodwill and community pride. Among those who…