Business

Art Van Furniture Announces New Store in Muncie

By: Amanda Braniecki— Former Dillman’s Furniture and Mattress has served Muncie community for 40 years Warren, MI—Hoosiers have a reason to celebrate as Art Van Furniture opens their fourth store in Indiana. The  furniture and mattress retailer has announced the opening of a 41,857-square-foot store in Muncie, Indiana. Formerly Dillman’s Furniture and Mattress, the store is hosting a special grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, located at 4701 N Wheeling Avenue….


Thrive Credit Union Promotes Brittani Richards to Vice President of Marketing and Branch Operations

By: Brett Rinker—  Muncie, IN – Thrive Credit Union is pleased to announce the promotion of Brittani Richards to the position of Vice President of Marketing & Branch Operations. The announcement was made by Brett Rinker, President/CEO of Thrive. “In the last 5 years Brittani has done an incredible job of transforming our marketing efforts and rebranding the credit union to more effectively reach our members and potential members. With this success it was only natural to give her the…


Lifetouch to Hold Onsite Job Fair on May 23rd

By: Amy L. Bell— Muncie, IN— Lifetouch, the trusted name in photography and yearbooks, will be holding a job fair at 601 W. Ontario Drive in Muncie on May 23, 2017. The job fair will be recruiting for several seasonal positions on both 1st and 2nd shifts.  Applications will be accepted and onsite interviews and tours given between the hours of 1pm and 4pm on the day of the job fair.  Available positions include data entry keyers, color corrections specialists, editors, retouchers, printer…


ISBDC Recognized For Helping Businesses Start and Grow

By: Christy Ragle— Muncie, IN—The Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) recently celebrated its 2016 successes at its annual statewide network meeting. Ian Steff, Executive Vice Present and Chief Innovation Officer with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and Aaron Vigil-Martinez, Sr. Advisor for Small Business & Entrepreneurship with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation presented awards to top-performing staff members and centers. East Central ISBDC received the Most Improved Center award for overall performance improvement and goal attainment in the previous year….


“First Merchants Bank Serves Community Day” Held at Roy C. Buley Center

By: Megan Jeffers— The Muncie Market recently participated in a “First Merchants Bank Serves Community Day” at the Roy C. Buley Center. The Roy C. Buley Center is a not-for-profit educational enrichment and recreation site that offers a variety of services to youth, adults, and seniors ranging from cultural, educational and recreational programs. Steve Moore, Audra Bowman, Karlee Riggin, Yvonne Smekens, Andy Thorpe, Nikki Thorpe, Ashley Rush, Doug White, Tommy Carroll, Eron Davis, Brian Haughn, BreAnn New, Adriann Furniss and…


DANNAR Mobile Power Station® Begins Launch Year at Green California Summit

By:Matt Kantz— Muncie, IN – DANNAR debuted its Mobile Power Station® (MPS) to the state of California at the 2017 Green California Summit and Expo in Sacramento, CA, on April 26. The Summit highlighted strategies, technologies and best practices that are fueling progress toward California’s green goals and the growth of its economy. The expo featured more than 100 companies offering green products and services, from zero emission vehicles to building materials. With over 1,000 attendees from around the state, the show…


Pridemark Construction, Inc Announces Recent Groundbreaking For New Cole Academy Facility

By: Meagan Fisher— Muncie, IN—Pridemark Construction, Inc is proud to announce the recent groundbreaking for Cole Academy. In 2015, Cole Academy owner, Tracy Navas approached Pridemark Construction’s design team with a need to expand.  The organization had outgrown their existing facility and needed more room to accommodate their growing clientele. With Tracy’s ideas and Pridemark’s expertise, the design was created. The 24,640 square-foot building, located at the intersection of Morrison Road and Woods Edge Lane, will feature two large gyms, a…


Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance Introduces Vision 2021 Program

By: Mike Rhodes— This morning the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance introduced the Vision 2021 5-year economic development program at a breakfast for community and business leaders. The program was held at the Horizon Convention Center. Jay Julian, Chief Economic Development Officer, President/CEO, introduced the program and acknowledged those in attendance and special guests. Accomplishments of the Vision 2016 economic development plan, were also presented and reviewed by Jeff Daniels, Vision 2021 Co-Chairman. “Every winning team needs a playbook. Our playbook has…


IU Health’s First Statewide Healthcare Job Fair is This Saturday

By: Dawn Brand Fluhler— Indianapolis, IN—Want a rewarding career in healthcare? IU Health’s first statewide job fair will feature hundreds of open jobs across Indiana. The fair will be this Saturday April 22nd at IU Health’s easy-to-find main offices in downtown Indianapolis. IU Health is the largest healthcare system in Indiana and is looking to fill a wide range of skilled positions at its 14 hospitals, including IU Health Ball Memorial and Blackford Hospitals, and other facilities across the state. “This…


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 this distinguished award. Donna Polcz has been named to the company’s 2016 International President’s Elite. Only the top two percent…