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Meet the Originals Campaign.

DWNTWN’s “Meet the Originals” Campaign Launches

Downtown Muncie’s Newest Campaign Says ‘Thank You’ to Those Who Live, Work, and Play Here MUNCIE, Ind. – Meet the Originals is the latest campaign from DWNTWN Muncie and Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP). The campaign aims to instill pride in those who live, work, and play in the area. Every day, unique and diverse people, ‘Originals,’ contribute to the success…


The Elm Street Brewery will have their grand opening this Friday. Photo provided.

Elm Street Brewing Company Grand Opening to Take Place November 18th

By: Eric Jones— The tasting room at Elm Street Brewing Company will open its doors to the public on Friday, 11/18/2016. The brewery is located in the historic Muncie Ice and Coal Building located at 519 North Elm Street in Muncie, Indiana. Like the mighty Elm, Muncie, Indiana has a strong and storied history. Our city has been home to…


First Merchants Corporation

First Merchants Corporation Announces Record Third Quarter 2016 Results

Muncie, IN—First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ – FRME) reported record third quarter 2016 net income of $21.1 million, compared to $17.1 million during the third quarter of 2015. Earnings per share for the period totaled a record $.51 per share, an increase of $.06 per share, or 13.3 percent, over the same period in 2015. Year-to-date net income totaled a record…


Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 122nd Annual Meeting. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Chamber Recognizes Business Leaders At 122nd Annual Dinner

MUNCIE, IN – The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce held its 122nd Annual Meeting: A dinner, silent auction and awards program on October 27, 2016 with over 300 business and community leaders in attendance. The event, held at Horizon Convention Center, is the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards event. Chamber Board Chairman John Littler led the report to members on…


Madjax, located at Madison and Jackson streets in downtown Muncie.

Madjax Partners with Muncie Redevelopment Commission to Expand The CO:LAB’s Offerings

MUNCIE, Ind.—To provide a new collaborative work environment to the Muncie community, Madjax and the Muncie Redevelopment Commission (MRC) have teamed up to open the second CO:LAB location inside the makerspace. This location will promote an open and community-based approach to working, whereas the existing location (across from Horizon Convention Center) will host private office space. “This is the core…


Signage displayed at Munson of Muncie. Photo by: Amy Logan

Munson of Muncie Celebrates 100th Year in Business

By: Amy Logan— This year Munson of Muncie will celebrate its 100th year in business being owned and operated by three generations. In order to celebrate this great accomplishment Munson of Muncie will host an open house at their location to thank any past customers and welcome any new customers. In celebration of the many years open, Munson of Muncie will…


Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Photo provided.

Horizon Convention Center Hosted Three Conventions in September

By: Treva Bivens— Muncie, IN— This past month, the Horizon Convention Center hosted the Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council, IN Society for Respiratory Care, and Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts conferences. Throughout the month of September, the Horizon Convention Center had over 500 convention attendees. Most of these attendees came from all over Indiana due to the…


Muncie & Delaware County Receives Indiana Healthy Community Award. Photo provided.

Muncie & Delaware County Receives Indiana Healthy Community Award

Muncie, IN—On September 22nd, Muncie & Delaware County received recognition as a community committed to life enhancing change through employer-sponsored wellbeing initiatives – a Indiana Healthy Community – at the annual Wellness Council of Indiana awards luncheon. To achieve the Indiana Healthy Community status, 15 local companies (making up at least 25% of our workforce) needed to be recognized for…


The DANNAR Mobile Power Station® visited Wright-Patterson AFB on Sept. 26 to introduce several Air Force officials to its power and utility. Photo provided.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Introduced to DANNAR Mobile Power Station®

MUNCIE, IN – In its ongoing effort to demonstrate its multi-function versatility and unprecedented power capacity, the DANNAR Mobile Power Station® (MPS) visited Wright- Patterson Air Force Base this week to introduce the MPS to additional U.S. Air Force officials. High ranking members from the Office of the Technical Director, HQ Air Force Materiel Command, Advanced Power Technology Office (APTO),…


Scott McKee, Photo provided.

First Merchants Names Scott McKee to Lead Muncie-East Region

Muncie, IN— First Merchants Bank, a subsidiary of First Merchants Corporation, is pleased to announce Scott McKee has been named regional president for the Muncie/East region. A native of Chesterton, Ind., McKee received a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance from Ball State University and a master’s degree from Butler University. With more than 25 years in the banking industry, McKee…