Abbigail Sprong Named 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Abbigail Sprong was named 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen at the 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen Pageant. (See event photos below.) The pageant was held Saturday, June 15th at Muncie Central High School. Seven young ladies competed for the title of 2019 Delaware County Fair Queen. Abbigail will take part in the Delaware County Fair, and will compete for the Indiana State Fair Queen title. She received a $750 cash award, gifts from local sponsors, her tiara and flowers….

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Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation Donates $130,000 to Ivy Tech

By: Jennifer Gasiorek— Muncie, IN–The Ivy Tech Foundation has received a donation from the Shafer Foundation of $130,000.  Ivy Tech Community College received a state appropriation of $38.7 million. However, the College was charged with raising an additional $4.3 million to complete the transformation of the Muncie campus to better serve students and area employers. “Shafer Foundation’s generous gift humbles me,” said Jeffrey D. Scott, Chancellor. “As I think about how close we are to reaching our financial goals, I…