Non-Profit News

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YMCA of Muncie Hires Jason Adamowicz As VP of Operations

By: Kristen McConnell— Jason Adamowicz has been hired as the Vice President of Operations Muncie, IN—Jason Adamowicz has been hired into a new position for the YMCA of Muncie. He will provide operational support and leadership to our four membership facilities, Apple Tree Child Development Center and Camp Crosley YMCA….

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Rock and Roll Summer Camp at Cornerstone

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN—Cornerstone Center for the Arts is excited to host Rock and Roll Summer Camp June 9 through 16. Rock and Roll Summer Camp is designed to expand the horizons of music-minded kids ages 11 to 17. This eight-day immersive program encourages guitarists, drummers, bassists, singers, keyboardists,…

The food pantry at Southside Middle School. Photo provided.

16 Non-Profits Receive Over $200k From Community Foundation

Muncie, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $226,456 to 16 nonprofit organizations during the second Quarterly Competitive Grant cycle of 2017. The Community Foundation’s purpose is to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County for this generation and generations to come….

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Indiana United Ways Elects Christopher Caldwell to its Board of Directors

Indianapolis/Marion County, IN – Indiana United Ways (IUW) elected Christopher Caldwell to its Board of Directors at its State Leaders Conference on April 13, 2017. Mr. Caldwell, Senior Vice President Commercial Banking for MutualBank, brings extensive regional leadership to the IUW table. He currently serves as the Board Chair and…

A young child is pictured at a recent Boys & Girls club luncheon. Photo provided.

Boys & Girls Club of Muncie Awarded $50,000 Grant

By: Juli Metzger— Eight-year-old Dorion Montgomery is a second-grader at Longfellow Elementary School. Each day, he takes the bus to the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie to participate in Project Learn, a program that is proven to increase academic performance. Dorion is just one of the benefactors of a…

Aerial photo of Muncie by: Michael Wolfe

May is Beautification Month in Muncie

By: Betty Brewer— Muncie, IN – In partnership with the Muncie Action Plan, the City of Muncie proclaims May to be Beautification Month. Through community input, Initiative 4 of the Muncie Action Plan (MAP) addresses the need to improve and manage our physical environment to create an attractive and desirable…

Diana Badger, Executive Director of Apple Tree Child Develeopment Center receives her award. Photo provided.

Inaugural award received by Apple Tree YMCA Executive Director

By: Kristen McConnell— Muncie, IN—The first ever Hoosier Leader award was given to Apple Tree YMCA’s executive director for her years of dedicated service to helping children learn, grow and thrive. Diana Badger, Executive Director of Apple Tree Child Develeopment Center YMCA was recognized at the State of Indiana Early Childhood…

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May Workshops at Cornerstone Center for the Arts

Muncie, IN—Cornerstone’s spring class session is concluding. Summer classes begin in June but there are still many opportunities to stay involved with workshops during the month of May. May’s calendar consists of Monthly Art Club, Monthly Dance Club, Pints & Paints, Coffee & Paints Join Cornerstone Center for the Arts…

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Land Conservation Fund Grant Applications Now Available

Muncie, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has announced the availability of applications for grants through the Foundation’s Land Conservation Fund. The Land Conservation Fund was created to preserve and protect important conservation and recreation areas throughout Delaware County or those owned by Delaware County…

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Gateway to Growing Grand Opening to Be Held Friday

By: Ellie Flaherty— Gateway to Growing along with Hoosier Roots, a non-profit looking to fight food insecurity in Muncie, will be hosting an opening celebration on Friday April 28th from 1:00-5:00 at the Maring-Hunt Community Garden! Gateway to Growing is the product of a semester long partnership between Ball State…

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Muncie Food Hub Partnership Joins Forces With Farmished

Muncie, IN—With similar goals and missions, the Muncie Food Hub Partnership and Farmished have combined efforts to help local food systems succeed. Through elections held last week, Kate Elliott, Dr. Josh Gruver, Russell Kischuk, and Elaine Vidal were elected to the Farmished Board of Directors. The four bring a range…