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Mike Bartlett. Photo provided.

Whitinger & Company Accountant Earns Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Designation

By: Sheena Peters– Muncie, IN – Mike Bartlett, CFP®, Staff Accountant with Whitinger & Company in Muncie, Indiana has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements. Mr….


Pictured L-R: Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch, Mr. Larry Shreve, and Indiana Farm Bureau President Randy Kron. Photo by: Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

Delaware County Farmer Receives Statewide Award for Conservation Practices

By: Amy Work, Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts — Muncie, IN– Out of 58,000 farms in the state of Indiana, one farm in Delaware County received the statewide award of River-Friendly Farmer at the Indiana State Fair on Farmers’ Day August 16. Mr. Larry Shreve was among 49…



Jack Buckles, recipient of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Legacy Award. Photo by: Kyle Evens

Jack Buckles Honored By Chamber With 2017 Legacy Award

By: Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce— Muncie, IN—The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce honored Jack Buckles with their 2017 Legacy Award. The Gala Event held at the Horizon Convention Center, had over 250 guests. The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Legacy Award is presented annually to an individual or couple…


Just Desserts. Photo provided.

2nd Annual “Just Desserts” to Take Place September 14th at Minnetrista

By: Melinda Stanley— Muncie, IN—In support of the Community Champions Fund and in partnership with Minnetrista and the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie, you are invited to attend the 2nd Annual Just Desserts fundraising event. Just Desserts is a fun-filled evening  where you can sip wine, enjoy appetizers, listen to…


The Childers Media Group. Lima, OH

Woof Boom Radio Announces Addition of Five New Stations

Radio Veterans J Chapman and Matt Childers form new company. Keeping Market-Leading Radio Stations with Local Ownership and Management in West Central Ohio. Muncie, IN – Beginning with a vision of great radio that focuses on service to the local community, Woof Boom Radio now grows with the addition of five Lima,…


The Mobile Power Station® has the ability to travel through nearly 3 feet of flood water during an emergency response situation. Photo provided.

BMW i3 Batteries to Power First-Ever Electric Off-Road Vehicle by DANNAR

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN – DANNAR has signed a supply agreement with BMW i to provide BMW i3 batteries for the DANNAR Mobile Power Station®, the revolutionary, heavy-duty electric vehicle for infrastructure maintenance and disaster response. DANNAR is leading the conversion of advanced automotive battery technologies into off-road applications…



David N. Dixon, Ph.D., Governor, Indiana District of Kiwanis, speaks during the opening session. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Hosts 99th Annual Indiana Kiwanis District Convention

By: Mike Rhodes— The 99th Annual Indiana Kiwanis District Convention was held at the Horizon Convention Center August 18th through the 20th. Approximately 250 members of the Indiana District of Kiwanis International attended the convention. Indiana is one of 44 districts in the Kiwanis International organization. Friday night’s activities kicked-off with…


MutualBank's newest branch location at 2910 W Jackson St. in Muncie.

MutualBank Awarded 4-Star AchieveWELL Designation

By: Jamie Faulkner— Muncie, IN—MutualBank is proud to announce the upgrade of their company-wide wellness initiative from a 3-Star AchieveWELL workplace to a 4-Star AchieveWELL organization by the Wellness Council of Indiana. MutualBank’s advancement to 4-Star is a direct result of the company’s continued support of wellness, not just in…


A commercial property up for sale in Muncie.

Muncie’s Coldwell Banker Commercial Lunsford Named #1 in State of Indiana

By: April Lemen— Muncie, IN – Coldwell Banker Commercial Lunsford has been named the 2016 #1 Office in the State of Indiana for Coldwell Banker Commercial.  This designation is based on Closed Adjusted Gross Commission Income. “We greatly appreciate the recognition by Coldwell Banker Commercial.  They provide us with a…



Artist rendering of what the U-Haul facility will look like when renovations are completed.

U-Haul® Reusing Former Kmart for New Store in Muncie

By: Andrea Batchelor— Muncie, IN—U-Haul® will soon be showcasing a modern self-storage facility in northeast Muncie thanks to the recent acquisition of a former Kmart® store at 1501 E. McGalliard Road. U-Haul acquired the vacant 86,250-square-foot warehouse on Aug. 2. U-Haul Moving & Storage of Morningside has opened a temporary…


Pictured (L-R) Nick Rieth and Patrick Rieth. Photo provided.

An Innovation Connector Success Story: The Rieth Brothers

By: Tracy Dishman— Nick and Patrick Rieth, owners of Reith Brothers, is an Innovation Connector success story. The Rieth Brothers are two young entrepreneurs passionate about telling great stories through digital media. They operate their business out of the Innovation Connector in Muncie, Indiana, creating videos for local businesses and…