By: Jay Julian—
The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held their seventh annual Chamber Champions Awards Program today at the Horizon Convention Center.
Over two hundred people were on-hand to recognize the Ambassador of the Year, Al Rent Spirit of Muncie Award recipient, business longevity award recipients and the annual Chairman’s Award recipient.
Melody Scoble, who works for Westminster Village Muncie, was named Ambassador of the Year from the Chamber’s Ambassador Group of volunteers.
The Al Rent Spirit of Muncie Award was presented to Hank Milius, President and CEO of Meridian Health Services. Meridian Health Services has long been the behavioral health service provider in Delaware County. During Milius’ tenure at the helm of Meridian Health Services, they have transitioned into a whole body health services provider. Milius is involved in numerous local organizations and has served on the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
Ball Brothers Foundation was recognized with the Chairman’s Award. They have recently celebrated their 90th year of helping the community. President and COO Jud Fisher was on-hand to accept the award from Margaret Kirkpatrick Sikora, the Chair of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
In addition, the Chamber recognized the following businesses for fifteen (15) or more years in business:
Cardinal Capital Management
Clemens Seamless Guttering, Inc.
Flow Solutions, Inc.
Future Choices, Inc.
Lynd Place Senior Living
Twenty five (25) or more years:
Motivate our Minds
Muncie Children’s Museum
The Muncie Mall
Youth Opportunity Center
Companies with fifty (50) or more years:
A Rental Service
Hi-Way 3 Hardware
Koorsen Fire and Security
Seventy five (75) or more years:
David Owsley Museum of Art
One Hundred (100) or more years:
The YMCA of Muncie
Each company was presented with a plaque commemorating their achievement.
The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has been serving the Community since 1894 and is the largest business organization in Muncie-Delaware County.