Business

Muncie’s Tallest Christmas Tree Is Lit Again

By: Meridian Health Services— Muncie, IN—Under the direction of Meridian Health Services, and with the partnership of Jay Crew Landscaping and Indiana Michigan Power, Muncie’s tallest Christmas tree was lit again last night and will remain lit every night from dusk until dawn as a symbol of community hope and collaboration. “We have hundreds of superheroes on the front lines of this crisis,” said Hank Milius, president and CEO of Meridian. “Our hope is that this may help provide belief…

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MITS  Schedule Modification

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN—Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS) is announcing a modification to service in response to COVID-19. This modification will take effect Monday March 30, 2020. Due to the restrictions on travel and businesses that have closed/shortened their hours, MITS will be running an enhanced Saturday schedule until further notice. This means that Monday thru Friday all routes will begin at their normal Monday thru Friday start times (some adjustments will be made to ensure the service is…


Muncie Community Organization Statements on Coronavirus, Page 2

Updated Editor’s Note: We have been publishing community statements from local organizations regarding the coronavirus as a community service.  There have been so many, the original page is quite lengthy. So, I am beginning a PAGE 2  for the latest statements I receive. Come back to this page to check and see if new ones have been added. Newest items received will be added at the top of this article. (Newest to oldest as you scroll down.)  Email your statements…


Dr. Greg Pyle: Dental Visits and Your Baby’s First Year

By: Greg Pyle, DDS— This is the second in a series of articles about ensuring your baby’s proper growth and development. Once your baby has turned 6 months old, you can expect to see baby teeth erupting. The first teeth to erupt (come in) are usually the lower front teeth.  However, it’s not that uncommon for other teeth to erupt first. Baby teeth will continue to erupt for the next 2-3 years. Remember, the baby teeth are very important and…


Jason May Insurance Agency: Prepare Your Home For Spring Storms

Presented by: Jason May Insurance Agency— Muncie, IN—Spring is known for its rapidly changing weather — and that can mean severe storms. Help get your home and family ready with these tips. Let it flow. Remove winter’s debris from your gutters, drains, and downspouts so that heavy rains can flow freely off your roof. Be sure that downspouts are secure and that water is draining well away from your home and not toward your foundation — add extensions if necessary. Trim the…


Muncie’s Mursix Corporation Ramps Up to Assist Medical Industry for COVID-19

By: Mursix Corporation— Muncie, IN—Like other businesses throughout the country, Mursix is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company, which provides medical components, rapid prototyping services, and stamping solutions, is still open. Mursix is ramping up production to supply medical parts to manufacturers and hospitals all over the country. This aspect of its business is vital to the pandemic fight. Mursix has been deemed an essential business during the shelter-in-place order given by Delaware County authorities and Indiana…


Muncie Community Organization Statements on Coronavirus

Editor’s Note: We are no longer adding updated items to THIS particular page, as it is getting very lengthy. We are adding updates to THIS page now.   http://www.munciejournal.com/2020/03/muncie-community-organization-statements-on-coronavirus-page-2/ The page above now has the latest statements we have received. We will continue to add to that page as we receive additional statements. If you have information you’d like added, send them to: mike.rhodes@woofboom.com Soup Kitchen of Muncie March 22, 2020, 9:01 am—The Soup Kitchen of Muncie is closing. We will not…


Pazols Jewelers Celebrates 100 Years In Downtown Muncie

By: Amy Leffingwell— Muncie, IN –  Downtown staple Pazols Jewelers celebrates 100 years in downtown Muncie this year. Founder Harry Pazol had been a jewelry salesman in Detroit, Cleveland, Toledo, and Pittsburgh in the early 1900s, but got tired of travelling and decided he’d like to settle down and raise a family. In 1920 the Harriott Jewelry Store in downtown Muncie was for sale, so Harry bought the business and opened the Harry D. Pazol Jewelry Store. In the 1930’s…


Jason May Insurance Agency: Know What’s Covered With Condo Insurance and How It Works

Presented by: Jason May Insurance Agency— Condo insurance coverage works in tandem with the condo association master policy. Discover how they work together to protect you and your stuff. What are mortgage requirements for condominium insurance? Most mortgage lenders require proof of condo unit owners insurance before they approve a purchase. If you’re in the market for a condo unit, contact an insurance representative right away to get the process started. What determines condo unit owner insurance price? Your condo…


WLBC ‘Hometown Heroes’ Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

By: Steve Lindell— Muncie, IN—Woof Boom Radio and 104.1 HD1 WLBC takes seriously our role of being a partner to those in the cities and towns we serve.  WLBC continues to assist some of the great organizations making a difference in our community with the WLBC Hometown Heroes Grant Program.  If you are interested in receiving our promotional support please consider completing the application you will find at this link.  Note: The application is in Microsoft Word format. Please return your…