Business

7 Moments When You Should Check Your Insurance

Presented by: State Farm Insurance Agent, Jason May— Muncie, IN—Insurance protects you, your family, your home, your car, and your property from the unexpected. But, it can only do its job if the coverage is up to date. Review your insurance coverage to ensure it is there when you need it. There are key times during the year to review your home, renters, and auto insurance. This is also a good time to examine your need for products such as life insurance or…

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First Merchants Corporation Elects Clark Kellogg To Its Board of Directors

By: First Merchants Corporation— Muncie, IN—First Merchants Corporation, an $11.0 billion financial holding company, has elected Clark Kellogg to the Boards of Directors of First Merchants Corporation and First Merchants Bank. Kellogg, a national media personality best known for his work as the lead college basketball analyst for CBS Sports, has served as an Ohio Region Advisory Board member for First Merchants in the Columbus, Ohio area since 2001. “The First Merchants Board of Directors is thrilled to add Mr….


Sarasota County Florida Clerk and Comptroller Partners with Ontario Systems

By: Cory Ahlersmeyer— Sarasota’s Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller Selects RevQ+ to Increase Compliance with Court-Assessed Financial Obligations Muncie, IN– Ontario Systems, a leading provider of enterprise revenue cycle management software to healthcare, accounts receivable management, and government markets, has partnered with the Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller of Sarasota County, Florida to implement technology to increase awareness and options available to those who must comply with court sanctioned financial obligations to pay a…


Woof Boom Radio and BSU Sports Link Team Up to Expand Coverage of Ball State Athletics

By: Michael Clark, Ball State Athletics— The partnership will allow several volleyball, soccer and field hockey contests to be aired live on Muncie’s Sports Station Muncie, IN – Ball State University and its athletics multimedia rights holder, Learfield IMG College, are excited to announce a new partnership between Woof Boom Radio and Ball State Sports Link which will provide local radio coverage for several women’s volleyball, soccer and field hockey contests this fall. A total of 12 events between the three sports…


Alpha Center Meets The Needs Of Senior Adults

By: Stacey A. Shannon— Muncie, IN—Approximately 18,000 adults over the age of 60 live in Muncie. That number, however, is expected to nearly double over the next few years, according to Susie Kemp, executive director of the Alpha Center located at 315 S. Monroe St. The need for organizations that meet the needs of senior adults will only increase. Kemp said the Alpha Center, which opened in 1978, was one of the first adult day cares developed in Indiana and…


Muncie Chef Selected for Competition

By: Joann McKinney, President/CEO, Horizon Convention Center— Muncie, IN—The Horizon Convention Center is proud to announce Executive Chef Austin Smith was chosen to compete in the 2019 Taste of Piazza Chef Competition. The competition will take place at the 2019 Taste of Piazza Food Show on Thursday, August 22nd at Banker’s Life Field House in downtown Indianapolis. One of only 4 chefs chosen out of 35 applicants, Smith will compete against three other Indiana chefs in a mystery box cooking challenge. The winning chef will…


Muncie Power Products Has Been Part Of Downtown Since 1935

By: Stacey A. Shannon— Muncie, Indiana—For 84 years, Muncie Power Products has been operating in Muncie. Kathy White, chief financial officer, said the company was started in 1935 by Louis Conne, who had been the manager at Durham Manufacturing. The company, which makes parts for work trucks, has grown substantially since then and now has a main office, distribution center and warehouses in downtown Muncie. The company’s chairman, CEO and president, Ray Chambers, said Muncie Power Products is continuing to…


What Can Muncie’s Innovation Connector Do For Business Ideators?

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, Indiana—Are you an innovator? An idea generator? Do you think BIG? Are you a dreamer? If so, then you probably have a little bit of entrepreneur in you— natural skills and abilities that make you a person that thinks “Why not?” instead of “Why?” Some people can answer those “Why not?” questions all on their own and simply start blazing their own trail with great success. For others, the road to fully realizing an entrepreneurial idea/venture can…


White River Canal District Development Meeting To Be Held July 30th

By: Muncie Downtown Development Partnership— Muncie, IN—There will be a meeting held on Tuesday, July 30th to present information on the proposed Riverfront Phase I Housing and Public Space. This meeting is open to the public and attendees will have an opportunity to meet the developers, WS Property Group. http://www.wspropertygroup.com/ The meeting will be held at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S High Street, at 4:30 pm in the Prairie Creek Room.   Click here to view a flyer about…


Moving 700 Cars. Is it Magic?

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Every summer, Toyota of Muncie holds a tent sale in the parking lot by Ball State’s Scheumann Stadium. I happen to live close by. Every year I ask myself, “How do they get those cars over to the stadium so fast?” It’s like magic. One second the parking lot is empty and the next time I drive by, the lot is full of new and used cars for sale. I’ve often wondered how they do it…