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City Signs with HWC Engineering for Next Level of Kitselman Trailhead

Muncie, IN —The City of Muncie, in its continued commitment to revitalize the brownfield area in and around the former King Forge and Indiana Steel and Wire sites, has signed an agreement with HWC Engineering, Inc. for the next level of design and engineering of the Kitselman Trailhead area. State Road 32 — East Jackson Street is a major gateway into the City of Muncie. The current car counts show that this entrance is the second highest vehicular volume road…

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Ontario Systems Hires Two Top Healthcare Revenue Cycle Experts

Shawn Yates and Mike Mullins join Ontario Systems to enhance product and service offerings, overcome key challenges for healthcare customers MUNCIE, IN – Ontario Systems, a leading accounts receivable management (ARM) and healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) technology and services provider, has hired two industry leaders in healthcare RCM, Shawn Yates and Mike Mullins. Continuing its growth from 2015, Ontario brings in new healthcare talent to continue building the most robust RCM team for the healthcare provider market. Ontario Systems counts…


PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Holds 80th Annual Meeting

By: Carol Bradshaw— PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union recently held its 80th Annual Meeting at the company’s administrative headquarters in Muncie, Indiana. The Annual Meeting featured a review of fiscal year 2015 financial performance and accomplishments as well as the election of Board members for 2016. Newly elected board members include: David Baney, Jeff Carter, and Lora Hildreth. They join Chairperson Marilyn Smith, Vice Chairperson Linda Mann, Secretary Annette Balfour, and Jason Webber. Brad Matheny, Melissa Pease and Jason Webber serve as…


VERGE Has Muncie Hub Pitch Night

By: Jennifer Green— Muncie, IN—Muncie, Indiana joins a growing local community infrastructure and network to support tech start-ups, seeking to create a culture of learning by validating success and celebrating learning. The launch of Verge ® Pitch Night, on May 11, 2016 —  served as a catalyst for the Verge Muncie Hub, a newly created monthly meet-up for entrepreneurs, developers and investors. The high-energy gatherings feature three start-up pitches and a knowledge- rich, topical fireside chat with a dynamic developer…


Ontario Systems Reacts to Second Straight Inclusion Among Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Best Places to Work in Indiana

MUNCIE, Ind – Ontario Systems, a leading receivables management technology and services provider, has been ranked #13 on the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s “Best Places to Work in Indiana” in the large company category. This is the second year in a row Ontario Systems has been included in The Chamber’s rankings, once again crediting its staff and You-Powered Talent Credo for the honor. “We are pleased to be recognized along with these amazing Indiana companies who share our people-centric culture and…


VISION 2021 Economic Development Planning Effort to Begin this Month

Roundtable focus groups planned for May 12 & 13, 2016 MUNCIE – DELAWARE COUNTY, IN – The Steering Committee for the VISION 2021 planning effort will hold a series of roundtable focus groups to solicit public input on the community’s economic development priorities for the coming years. Feedback from these meetings will help determine the framework and goals for Vision 2021, the community’s next comprehensive five-year economic development plan. The focus groups will be conducted on Thursday, May 12 from…


Mayor Tyler Issues Proclamation on Equal Pay Day

By: Jean Amman— Mayor Dennis Tyler met with representatives from the Muncie Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to issue a proclamation designating April 12, 2016, as Equal Pay Day in the City of Muncie. By this action he encouraged Muncie’s citizens to recognize the full value of women’s skills and significant contributions to the labor force. The proclamation also encouraged businesses to conduct an internal pay evaluation to ensure that women are being paid fairly. Tuesday,…


Delaware County Job Fair to Take Place at Muncie Mall April 14th

DELAWARE COUNTY JOB FAIR April 14th   from   11am – 3pm Location:  Muncie Mall in the courtyard area near Macy’s This is a collaboration of the Muncie – Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and the Muncie Mall. Editor’s Note: Some companies will be interviewing immediately at the job fair. To increase your chances of a successful interview, you may wish to review these interviewing tips by Dorothy Douglass.    The employers that will be represented currently are:   Asons Construction Atlas Collections Ball…


Whitinger Strategic Services Expands Team

Muncie, IN—Whitinger Strategic Services is proud to announce the hiring of Megan Carrell as Graphic Designer and Amy Leffingwell as Account Manager for the business development firm. Megan’s primary responsibilities will include client support, graphic design and online marketing. Additionally, she will serve as the supporting designer for corporate identity projects such as logos and corporate stationary, print projects such as company brochures and annual reports, as well as websites and online media tools. Originally from Noblesville, Indiana, Megan received…


Pridemark Construction of Muncie to Complete Walnut Street Project DWNTWN

By: Phil Tevis— Muncie, IN—The Walnut St project was born out of the need to improve pedestrian safety, ADA accessibility and compliance, beautification and aging infrastructure in the Downtown area. The final phase of construction for Walnut Street improvements will begin later this month. The City of Muncie has awarded the 2 Million Dollar contract to Pridemark Construction, of Muncie, Indiana. “This final phase of the Walnut Street project is a continuation of our City’s efforts to reinvest in itself. This…