Business

Signage displayed at Munson of Muncie. Photo by: Amy Logan

Munson of Muncie Celebrates 100th Year in Business

By: Amy Logan— This year Munson of Muncie will celebrate its 100th year in business being owned and operated by three generations. In order to celebrate this great accomplishment Munson of Muncie will host an open house at their location to thank any past customers and welcome any new customers. In…


Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Photo provided.

Horizon Convention Center Hosted Three Conventions in September

By: Treva Bivens— Muncie, IN— This past month, the Horizon Convention Center hosted the Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council, IN Society for Respiratory Care, and Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts conferences. Throughout the month of September, the Horizon Convention Center had over 500 convention attendees. Most of…


Muncie & Delaware County Receives Indiana Healthy Community Award. Photo provided.

Muncie & Delaware County Receives Indiana Healthy Community Award

Muncie, IN—On September 22nd, Muncie & Delaware County received recognition as a community committed to life enhancing change through employer-sponsored wellbeing initiatives – a Indiana Healthy Community – at the annual Wellness Council of Indiana awards luncheon. To achieve the Indiana Healthy Community status, 15 local companies (making up at…


The DANNAR Mobile Power Station® visited Wright-Patterson AFB on Sept. 26 to introduce several Air Force officials to its power and utility. Photo provided.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Introduced to DANNAR Mobile Power Station®

MUNCIE, IN – In its ongoing effort to demonstrate its multi-function versatility and unprecedented power capacity, the DANNAR Mobile Power Station® (MPS) visited Wright- Patterson Air Force Base this week to introduce the MPS to additional U.S. Air Force officials. High ranking members from the Office of the Technical Director,…


Scott McKee, Photo provided.

First Merchants Names Scott McKee to Lead Muncie-East Region

Muncie, IN— First Merchants Bank, a subsidiary of First Merchants Corporation, is pleased to announce Scott McKee has been named regional president for the Muncie/East region. A native of Chesterton, Ind., McKee received a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance from Ball State University and a master’s degree from Butler University….


PrimeTrust representatives present Forest Park with a check from their Summer Fridays fundraiser. Photo provided.

PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Raises Money to Support Seniors

By: Carol Bradshaw— PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union raised $468.45 for Forest Park Senior Center by grilling hotdogs at their three Muncie-area branches. “We rotated branches each Friday giving members and our staff the opportunity talk little bit about Forest Park. They do so much for our community and we wanted to…


Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Photo provided.

Horizon Convention Center Gearing up for Busy September

By: Treva Bivens— Muncie, IN – The month of September is a busy one for the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie. The Center will be hosting three conventions in addition to the usual heavy September schedule of meetings, weddings, social, and not-for-profit events. New to Muncie is the Indiana State Building…


Daniel Stallings, Photo provided.

Stallings Wealth Management Recognized by Investment Advisor Magazine

Muncie, IN—Daniel Stallings of Stallings Wealth Management, located at 2900 N Oakwood Ave, Muncie, IN, is pleased to announce that American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS)—an independent broker/dealer serving affiliated financial advisors nationwide—with which he is affiliated, recently earned the distinction of being named the 2016 Broker/Dealer of the Year…


Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market to open on McGalliard Road. Photo provided.

City of Muncie Announces New Development and Jobs

By: Todd Donati— Muncie, IN—Mayor Tyler, the Muncie Redevelopment Commission, the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance, Lauth Development and Mark Sturgis of ADM are pleased to announce Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market will be opening their first Muncie store. The store will feature healthy, fresh and organic foods at great values. This…


Al Rent. File photo.

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…


"Droning About" drone aerial photograph. Photo provided.

“Droning About” Founders to Pitch at Verge Muncie

By: Shelley Shekell— Muncie, IN—Verge Muncie will host Matt King, co-founder of Drone Camp and CEO of Droning About, at its Pitch Night on August 25 from 5:30–8:30 p.m. at the Mark III Taproom in downtown Muncie. The public is encouraged to attend. Ball State University alumni, Matt King, is…


Erin Sellers, General Manager of the Red Lobster in Muncie

Muncie Red Lobster General Manager Receives Company’s Top Honor

Red Lobster Recognizes Erin Sellers with Lighthouse Club Award  ORLANDO, FL – Erin Sellers, General Manager of the Red Lobster in Muncie, Indiana, has been presented with the company’s top honor – the Lighthouse Club Award. This prestigious award, which has been an integral part of the company’s culture for…




Pictured L-R: Jay Julian, State Senator Doug Eckerty, Terry Murphy, Traci Lutton, Ashley Surpas. Photo by: Brenda Brumfield

Terry Murphy Honored with Sagamore of the Wabash

MUNCIE – DELAWARE COUNTY, IN – At a retirement reception at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie IN, Terry Murphy, CEcD, Vice President of Economic Development, was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash. The award is the highest honor that the Governor of Indiana bestows. It is a personal…