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Donna Munchel. Photo provided.

Ball Brothers Foundation Appoints Donna Munchel As Program Officer

By: Jud Fisher— Muncie, IN—Ball Brothers Foundation has expanded its programming staff and appointed Donna Munchel to the dual position of program officer and grants manager. Effective immediately, Munchel joins colleagues Jenna Wachtmann and senior program officer Rich Spisak in managing all facets of BBF’s grant-making process. This includes researching…

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The winner of the 2017 WIPB Spelling Bee was Caleb Roberts (center), of Heritage Hall Christian School. First runner-up was Ria Agarwal of Yorktown Middle School and second runner-up was Alesya Rathinasamy of Burris Laboratory School. Caleb Roberts, the winner of the 2017 WIPB Spelling Bee, is pictured as he approaches the microphone to spell his first word of the competition. Photo provided

2018 WIPB Spelling Bee Biggest Yet

By: Michelle Kinsey, Community Engagement Coordinator, WIPB-TV— Muncie, IN – More than 60 spellers will compete in the third WIPB Spelling Bee, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, March 10, in Sursa Performance Hall, on the campus of Ball State University. WIPB will be broadcasting the regional bee LIVE as well as…

A young girl learns ballet at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. Photo provided.

15 Local Non-Profits Receive $604,570 In Community Foundation Grants

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $604,570 to 15 nonprofit organizations during the first Quarterly Competitive Grant cycle of 2018. The Community Foundation’s purpose is to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County for this…

Brian McKay, vice-president is pictured. Photo provided.

2018 Boys & Girls Clubs Board of Directors Members Announced

By: Brandon Coppernoll— Muncie, IN—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie has 10 returning board members in 2018, eight new members, including three who migrated from the Roy C. Buley Center when the organizations merged last month, and a four-member executive committee. “One of the remarkable aspects of this organization is…