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The new grocery carts available for use on MITS buses are pictured. Photo provided.

New Grocery Carts Available For Use on MITS Buses

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Karen Howells was responsible for starting Edible Muncie of Delaware County in 2015. Edible Muncie is a non-profit organization involved in reducing food insecurity and food deserts in Delaware County. Karen  applied for a grant from Walmart to provide carts to MITS bus riders in order…

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Aerial photo of Muncie by: Michael Wolfe

Muncie Action Plan (MAP) to Host Report to the Community On January 10th

By: Aimee Robertson-Fant— Muncie, IN—All Muncie residents are invited to attend Muncie Action Plan’s Annual Public Report to the Community- Wednesday, January 10th– 5:30pm at the Minnetrista Cultural Center. Come learn what each of MAP’s 5 task forces have been doing to help support Muncie’s assets and address community needs…

Results of the 2017 United Way Campaign are unveiled as members of the campaign team take the stage at Cornerstone. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

United Way Surpasses 2017 Campaign Goal

By: Allison Gregory— Muncie, IN— United Way of Delaware County’s (UWDC) 2017 campaign raised $1,427,079, surpassing its $1.2 million goal by nearly 19 percent. By engaging a broad spectrum of community support to tackle the organization’s long-term goal to end generational poverty, the campaign exceeded expectations in the following key…

Frances Petty Sargent is pictured receiving the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Mayor's Arts Awards.

Frances Petty Sargent Had Tremendous Impact on Muncie Community

  Muncie, IN—Frances Petty Sargent, 77, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in Muncie. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, community volunteer, and philanthropist, she will be dearly missed in the Muncie community and beyond by family and friends alike. Frances was born on October 9, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia,…