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Open Door Health Services to Host Back 2 School Fun Fest

By: Katy Crist—  Muncie, IN – Open Door Health Services will once again host the Back 2 School Fun Fest. This event will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 1-4pm at 333 S. Madison Street in Muncie. Back 2 School Fun Fest is open to the public and will…


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About That New Painted Mural In DWNTWN Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—If you’ve been downtown lately, you can’t help but notice the new mural that has been in the works for months on the side of the Mark III taproom. You’ve also probably wondered, “Who did it?” Why did they do it? What does it mean? The mural was…


All camp participants will receive a t-shirt that looks like this. Photo provided.

First Ever Robotics Camp Coming to Southside Middle School

By: Ted Baker of the Innovation Connector and Ryan Hunter of TechWise Academy— Muncie, IN—The idea for the camp was conceived by Roza Selvey, Southside STEM teacher, and Ryan Hunter of TechWise Academy during a MCS Professional Development Day in January.  Ryan reached out to Ted Baker at the Innovation Connector…





From left to right: MPL employees Rebecca Parker, Dan Allen, and Stuart Cotton pose with Brandi Scardilli, award presenter and an editor at Information Today, Inc. Photo by: Mary Lou Gentis, Muncie Public Library

Muncie Public Library Accepts Library of the Future Award

By: Susan Fisher, Muncie Public Library— Muncie, IN—It is official! Muncie Public Library (MPL) employees traveled to Chicago this past weekend to accept the Library of the Future Award presented by the American Library Association (ALA) and Information Today, Inc. a publisher of magazines and newsletters geared toward libraries and…




United Way Day of Action. Photo provided.

United Way of Delaware County Announces 2017 Campaign Leadership Team

By: Juli Metzger— Fundraising to support 29 programs aimed at conquering generational poverty, illiteracy Muncie, IN – United Way of Delaware County (UWDC) announced its 2017 Campaign Leadership Team today, assembled to address the goal of conquering generational poverty in Muncie and Delaware County. Led by third-generation Chair Casey Stanley, the team…



Awards were presented by NUSA president Tige Watts and accepted by Kenyonta Hudson, Whitely Community Council Executive Director; Cornelius and Mary Dollison; Rebecca Parker, Technology Coordinator for Muncie Public Library; and Frank Scott, Whitely Community Council President. Photo provided.

Whitely Community Council Wins National Awards at Neighborhoods, U.S.A. Conference

By: Erin Moore— Devotion. Commitment. Enthusiasm. Collaboration. Inspiration. Inclusivity. These six words only begin to describe Mary Dollison’s legacy in the Whitely neighborhood and Muncie at-large. Her significant contributions to our community were nationally recognized at the 42nd annual Neighborhoods, U.S.A. (NUSA) conference in Omaha, Nebraska, this May. Mary was…


(L-R) Mayor Dennis Tyler, Ned Griner, recipient of the 2015 Mayor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement and Steven Merritt. Photo provided.

Nomination Forms Now Available For 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards in Muncie

By: Sherri Contos, Executive Director, Muncie Arts & Culture Council— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Arts and Culture Council (MACC) in conjunction with the City of Muncie, would like to announce the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards to be presented September 26, 2017. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred…



Kelly Stanley, YOC board member and campaign chair speaks with retired circuit court judge Steven Caldemeyer. Photo by: Kyle Evens, Berwyn Studios

The Youth Opportunity Center Celebrates 25 Years of Serving Kids

By: Polly Craig— Muncie, IN—The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) celebrated its 25th anniversary with a dinner and program at the Horizon Convention Center on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Surrounded by more than 370 friends, donors, board members and staff the evening celebrated visionary retired circuit court judge Steven Caldemeyer’s commitment…