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Greg Hubler Ford Hyundai Donates Toys To Muncie Police Department For Delivery By MPD Officers

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—On Thursday afternoon, Greg Hubler and the staff at Greg Hubler Ford Hyundai located at 2001 E. McGalliard in Muncie donated 330 toys to the Muncie Police Department for officers to deliver to local children while on patrol. According to Jami Brown of the Muncie Police Department, customers of the dealership also participated in providing toys. The dealership sponsored a promotion offering discounts to customers if they came in with a toy of their own to donate….

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Former Muncie Mayor Dan Canan and Family Donates Building to Local Non-Profit

By: Brian Allardt— Muncie, IN—A familiar building located just south of downtown Muncie located at 905 S Walnut St. has a new owner—Future Choices Inc., a local non-profit. The property transfer was the result of a donation from the former Mayor of Muncie, Dan Canan and his wife Barb. The donation was in memory of James & Kay Canan who were responsible for many years of business conducted at that location. Assisting in the property transfer were Coldwell Banker Commercial…


Muncie Police Officer Josh Carrington Recognized as ‘Inspirational Hero’

By: Art Van Furniture— Warren, MI– Heroes among us! Josh Carrington of Muncie, Indiana, has been recognized by Art Van Furniture in Muncie (4701 Wheeling Ave.) as its hometown hero for his selfless efforts to help others as part of the company’s “Inspiration Lives Here in Our Community” initiative. The furniture and mattress retailer presented him with a commemorative plaque and a $1,000 Art Van gift card. Carrington was nominated by Meghan Clawson and Deanna Christal of Marion, Ind. They…


LifeStream Services: Delivering Hope For The Holidays

By: Hannah Dunckel— Muncie, IN—It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Excitement is in the air as we enjoy festivals and lights with our family, purchase last minute gifts, and prepare our homes for our loved ones coming into town for the holidays. What happens when your children are grown and live out of town unable to make it home for Christmas? Or your loved ones have passed away and you have no one to enjoy this special time…


Ten-County Coalition Collaborates to Raise Awareness of Benefits of Living and Working in East Central Indiana

By: Caitlin Hancock— Muncie, IN – East Central Indiana Regional Partnership’s president/CEO, Mindy Kenworthy, has announced the establishment of a 10-county collective and collaborative lifestyle marketing effort. ECIRP has created a special marketing committee, Elevate ECI, which includes representatives from each county and key partners like economic development, tourism, main street organizations and regional employers. The group formed in May to discuss some of the challenges the region faces such as stigma of living in a rural area, apathy of some…


‘Reindeer On a Route’ By MITS Begins December 16

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN—MITS, Muncie’s local transportation provider, is excited to announce the “Reindeer on a Route” promotion. This social media contest begins on Monday December 16th, 2019 and runs through Tuesday December 24th, 2019. Route reindeers will be placed on different routes and MITSPlus vans throughout the 8 days.  A reindeer will also visit select locations along routes each day. You may see a reindeer near coffee, ice cream, cookies, books or just playing around (hint, hint).  When…


Full Time News Director and Morning Anchor Position Available

By: Steve Lindell— Muncie, IN—WLBC, WERK, and MAX of Woof Boom Radio in Muncie, IN are seeking a full time News Director. This is not an entry level job – either experience in the news profession, post-secondary degree in news, or both, is required. This position requires news-gathering, by attending press conferences and similar events, as well as breaking news situations, copy writing and delivering stories – daily during morning drive on several of our radio stations, as well as…


2019 ‘Project Poinsettia’ Delivers 1,000 Poinsettias To Area Nursing Home Residents

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—From November 25th through the 27th, 1,000 poinsettias were delivered to local nursing home residents through Woof Boom Radio’s 3rd annual Project Poinsettia. Numerous community-minded organizations and local businesses participated in and helped sponsor the project. (See their names below.) Sponsoring businesses had their logos printed on a greeting card that was inserted into each poinsettia, so residents would know who the poinsettia was from. The beautiful poinsettia flowers were provided by Wasson Nursery and Foister’s…


Does Your Group or Neighborhood Association Need a Speaker?

By: Amanda Price— Muncie, IN—MITS, Muncie’s local transportation provider, wants to speak with your group/neighborhood association. MITS learned a lot from a recent Market Research Study. We appreciate all the input we received.  In particular, we have learned that many people recognize our name, but don’t how much about our organization. If the riders in our community don’t feel that they know MITS that well, then chances are MITS doesn’t know our riders well enough. In an effort to rectify…


Jason May Insurance Agency: Prepare Your Car For Winter With A Few Simple Tips

Presented by: State Farm Insurance Agent, Jason May— Winter driving conditions can turn treacherous in an instant. Here are some tips to prepare your vehicle. Tips To Help You Drive in the Snow This Winter Winter driving conditions can turn treacherous in an instant. Snow, ice, poor visibility, and extreme cold can disable your vehicle or make roads impassable. Even on a relatively short trip, you can find yourself stranded for several hours. It’s important to plan ahead, like bundling…