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Coldwell Banker Lunsford's ribbon cutting at their location at 400 N. High St., Muncie, IN 47305 File Photo.

Coldwell Banker Lunsford Announces 2016 Sales Award Recipients

Muncie, IN – Mike Lunsford, President and Susan Miller, VP of Sales, from Coldwell Banker Lunsford awarded the following agents with national designations: Steve Slavin, Ryan Kramer & Kathy Smith all earned membership in the company’s International President’s Premier. This award represents the top one percent of all sales associates / representatives worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system qualified for…


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Delaware County, Indiana Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

By: Shonda Kane— National Travel and Tourism Week takes place May 7-13, 2017. The Muncie Visitors Bureau planning is well underway for this year’s Delaware County events. April 10 – May 1 Faces of Tourism Awards  – What faces come to your mind when you think of tourism in Delaware County? Nominate that person for the Faces of Tourism Awards. Go…


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MITS Offers Free Rides for Veterans

By: Payton Corn— Muncie, IN—Muncie Indiana Transit System (MITS) is proud to announce that effective immediately all veterans with a valid Department of Veteran Affairs identification card will ride MITS buses for free. Previously only disabled veterans were offered free rides with MITS. This change is intended to reflect the MITS commitment of providing the community of Muncie with exceptional public…


Students at South View Elementary School engage with James Whitcomb Riley re-enactor, Chadwick Gillenwater. File Photo.

Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Offers Support to MCS, Urging Legislators to Act

Earlier today, the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce sent a communication addressed to Senator Luke Kenley and Representative Tim Brown regarding the possible insertion of Muncie Community Schools in State Bill (S.B.) 567.  The chamber, which represents more than 1,000 member-organizations and the thousands of people that make them up, is united in asking that MCS be removed from S.B….


Home of CSL Plasma at 1321 S. Madison. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

CSL Plasma to Open New Location and Employment Opportunities in Muncie

By: Robert Mitchell— CSL Plasma Joins the Muncie Community May 2017 Muncie, IN – CSL Plasma will open a new plasma collection center at 1321 S. Madison Street in Muncie.  As a new member to the community, CSL Plasma brings with it many employment opportunities; information can be found by visiting www.cslplasma.com/careers. Sample positions currently open as of this writing include, Phlebotomist, Medical Staff…


Traci Lutton. Photo provided.

Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance Names Traci Lutton as Vice President, Economic Development

Muncie, IN—The Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance and the Boards of Directors of Delaware Advancement Corporation and the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that Traci Lutton has been named Vice President, Economic Development. She has been serving in the role on an interim basis since October 2016. Jay Julian, President/CEO and Chief Economic Development Officer of…


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Joyce Pierce Retires After 14 Years With PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union

By: Carol Bradshaw— Muncie, IN—After 14 years working as a committed teller for PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union, Joyce Pierce, a resident of Muncie, is set to retire on Friday, March 31. Joyce enjoyed getting to know her members at the Credit Union and will miss seeing them each week. After retirement, Joyce and her husband are looking forward to spending…


Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Dinner. Photo by: Brenda Brumfield.

Business Leaders Gather in Indianapolis with Delaware County Legislative Delegation

By: Jay Julian— Members of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce gathered with area State Legislators for their annual Legislative Dinner March 22, at the historic Columbia Club on Monument Circle. The purpose of the event is to allow business leaders to learn more about the legislation moving through the Indiana General Assembly and to offer insight on how legislative…


MITS bus. Photo provided.

MITS Announces Route Two, Tillotson Ave Bridge Reroute

The Tillotson St. Bridge will be closed for a complete rebuild, starting on March 27, 2017. This closing will affect Route Two (#2) Ball State Jackson service that MITS provides every half hour beginning at 6:30 a.m. The Youth Opportunity Center trips will now travel to Nichols to Kilgore to the Youth Opportunity Center and back. The 7:00 a.m. and…


Thrive Credit Union on Wheeling Ave. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Thrive Credit Union To Recognize Community Leaders

By: Brittani Richards— Muncie, Ind. – One of the main values that Thrive Credit Union lives by is “community.” That is why the credit union is looking to recognize leaders in Delaware County who are helping the community “thrive” with the Thrive Community Leader Award. “We make it our mission to help others succeed in their lives and we want to…