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AUDIO: Congressman Luke Messer Presents to Chamber of Commerce Members

Muncie, IN—Congressman Luke Messer was in Muncie earlier today, and spoke to members of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. The chamber will frequently bring a legislator to Muncie to speak to chamber members. You can listen to Congressman Messer’s remarks below. Note: You will hear a recurring reference to “Hank” in the audio below. Congressman Messer was referring to one of the sponsors of the event—Hank Milius, President and CEO of Meridian Health Services.      


6th Annual State of Commercial and Residential Real Estate Presented

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The 6th Annual State of Commercial Real Estate in Delaware County was presented by Coldwell Banker Lunsford on Wednesday, February 22nd at the Ball State Alumni Center. The annual presentation and panel discussion by local experts typically covers both the national and local economy, employment and real estate activity. The presentations are generally considered to be a good barometer of how Delaware County is doing in those areas. The presentation began with Dr. Michael Hicks, George and Frances Ball Distinguished…


Woof Boom Radio To Offer Integrated Multi-Media Campaign to Local Business Owners

By: Mike Rhodes— If you walk through the offices of Woof Boom Radio, you may notice the following mission statement hanging on the office walls around the building: “Our mission is to be our customers best marketing partner.” “Woof Boom Radio really means that. We can’t be successful if our customers are not successful,” said J. Chapman, President and CEO of Woof Boom Radio, LLC. So, in that spirit, for the second year, Woof Boom radio is offering its customers one of the largest,…


Muncie Mall Celebrates Mall Walker’s 100th Birthday

By: Rachel Leshinsky— Muncie, IN—Muncie Mall, East Central Indiana’s family-friendly shopping destination, celebrated the 100th birthday of Ernest “Ernie” Whaley, a long-time resident of Muncie and dedicated mall walker for more than 35 years. Friends and family, including his son Gene Whaley and daughter Pam Hartley, gathered at the mall to sing “Happy Birthday” and enjoy cake and refreshments to commemorate Whaley’s milestone. Amanda Stickann, marketing director of Muncie Mall, presented Whaley with a special birthday gift which was a dedicated parking…


Muncie Journal to Host 1st Annual “Virtual” Home Show In March

By: Mike Rhodes, Publisher, Muncie Journal.com [final_countdown id=”DkODro0″ width=”400px” height=”150px”] It sure feels like Spring, doesn’t it?  It’s time for a home show!  You might be thinking, “What is a virtual home show?” I’ll explain. For many years, ECI Builders Incorporated held an annual home show in the Spring. It was held in the Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Unfortunately, the last physical home show exhibit in Delaware County took place in 2013. In order to fill this gap, the…


AUDIO: Listen to Interviews With Governor Eric Holcomb, Jay Julian and Mayor Dennis Tyler

The following audio files contain recent interviews recorded by WLBC’s Steve Lindell. All audio files are playable on your computer, Smartphone or tablet device. Governor Eric Holcomb interview   Jay Julian, President/CEO and Chief Economic Development Officer for the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce interview   Mayor Dennis Tyler interview                  


MutualBank Donates Benches to Local Non-Profits

By: Jamie Faulkner— Muncie, IN – MutualBank donated sixteen benches, recycled from plastic lids to non-profits throughout Indiana. Throughout 2015 and 2016, MutualBank employees and customers collected plastic lids from a variety of sources such as bottles of water, laundry detergent, peanut butter jars, etc. The goal was for each employee to collect a total of two pounds of plastic which would result in 850 lbs. of plastic that would be recycled and turned into park benches. MutualBank achieved 100% participation…


Whitinger & Company Announces Promotion of Angie Everroad

By: Sheena Peters— Muncie, IN– Whitinger & Company is proud to announce the promotion of Angie Everroad to the new position of Processing Manager for the regional accounting and advisory firm. Angie is a graduate of Muncie Central High School and Indiana Business College where she received an associate’s degree in Business Administration and an associate’s degree in Management. She joined Whitinger & Company in 1998 and has served as a significant member of the firm’s Processing Department for the…


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 the Mobile Power Station production line, instituting best practices from the heavy equipment industry, as well as implementing continuous improvement…


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 to Mutual clients. She says, “Our customers have always come first and that will continue. Our team strives to help…