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Anuraag Kandala. Photo provided.

Manufacturing Technologies Engineer Anuraag Kandala Joins DANNAR Team

MUNCIE, IN – After nearly three years of courtship, DD DANNAR, LLC, (DANNAR) is proud to announce Anuraag Kandala has joined the DANNAR Mobile Power Station® (MPS) team as a Manufacturing Technologies Engineer. Anuraag recently relocated to Muncie from Athens, Georgia, where he was a Manufacturing Systems Engineer with Caterpillar, Inc. Anuraag will be responsible for the design and structure of…


Tanya Malak

MutualBank Promotes Tanya Malak to Manager of Winchester Financial Center

By: Teresa Wright— Tanya Malak has been promoted to Financial Center Manager at the Winchester MutualBank Financial Center. Previously as Service Manager, she made significant impact while delivering exceptional customer service to new and existing customers in Winchester and surrounding communities. Including her twelve years of employment at Mutual, Tanya’s management experience and customer service excellence continue to be an asset…


Jeff Lester (right), senior vice president of sales for Volvo Trucks North America, presents Steve Bassett, General Truck Sales dealer principal, the award for the 2016 Volvo Trucks North American Dealer of the Year.

Volvo Trucks Names Muncie’s General Truck Sales 2016 North American Dealer of the Year

The annual North American Dealer of the Year award recognized General Truck Sales of Muncie, Indiana and its employees for outstanding performance in a number of key areas, including new truck sales, market share, parts sales, customer satisfaction, dealer operating standards, franchise investment and support for other dealers. “General Truck Sales performed very well in a difficult market in 2016,…


A Piper Mirage preparing for passenger boarding at Muncie Aviation Company. Photo provided.

A Big Year for Muncie Aviation: 2016 in Review

By: Elizabeth Allenbaugh— Muncie, IN— 2016 was a year of substantial success for Muncie Aviation Company, an aircraft sales and service company that will celebrate its 85th anniversary this year. Overall, the company grossed more than $77 million in 2016 in aircraft sales, maintenance, fuel services, avionics, and parts sales. The Muncie Aviation facilities were expanded when construction was completed…


AT&T Fiber Ready announcement at the Horizon Convention Center. Photo provided.

Four Delaware County Business Parks Certified as AT&T Fiber Ready; Locations Are First Designations for County

By: Traci Lutton— MUNCIE, IND —Joined by local elected officials and business leaders today, AT&T and the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance announced that four Delaware County business parks– three in Muncie and one in Yorktown – have been certified as being AT&T Fiber Ready.  This marks the first time in Indiana that four Fiber Ready locations have been announced…


Steve Brown celebrated 50 years behind the microphone this morning. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Steve Brown “Brownie” Celebrates 50 Years Behind the Microphone

By: Steve “Brownie” Brown, On Air Personality on WERK-FM— Sometime during the first week of June last year, Mr. J Chapman, CEO of Woof Boom Radio, asked me if I would share some of my experiences in radio on the Woof Boom Radio blog. I told him I would be honored…and I meant it. I have often said that the first…


Shannon Henry. Photo provided.

Shannon Henry joins DANNAR as Program Manager of the Mobile Power Station®

By: Matt Kantz— MUNCIE, IND – DD DANNAR, LLC, (DANNAR) is pleased to announce the addition of Shannon Henry, an experienced manufacturing leader who recently joined the DANNAR team and has been named Program Manager of the Mobile Power Station® (MPS). She joined DANNAR in September 2016. Shannon’s primary responsibility is the day-to-day management of operations and manufacturing deliverables for the MPS production life…


From Left to right: Bill Smith, Nikki Grigsby, Mike Cline, Mayor Dennis Tyler, Barnell Vance, Phil Reagon. Photo provided.

Muncie Sanitary District Recognized by Greater IN Clean Cities Coalition

MUNCIE, IN – The City of Muncie and the Muncie Sanitary District were recognized for its GreenLine Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Station by the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition at the 14th Annual Indiana Legislator’s Luncheon. The luncheon was held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 in Indianapolis, Ind. At the event, Muncie Sanitary District was awarded the 2017 Natural Gas…


David Gregory. Photo provided.

David Gregory Joins MutualBank Mortgage Lending Team

Muncie, IN—David Gregory joined MutualBank’s Mortgage Lending team in the fall of 2016, but isn’t new to the mortgage industry. He’s invested more than 30 years into helping clients fulfill their dream of home ownership. By this experience and exposure, David is well versed and can assist in any of these areas on behalf of his client: home purchases, refinances,…


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Small Business Workshops Scheduled for January

By: Christy Ragle— The East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) will present two workshops at the Innovation Connector (1208 W. White River Blvd. in Muncie) during the month of January. Sign up for these workshops by contacting Judy Porter at (765) 282-9950 or jporter@isbdc.org. “Can Customers Find Your Website?” will be from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January…