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30 Days of Community

Celebrating 30 Years with 30 Days of Community

By: Eunice Whitlock— The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County Inc. believes Delaware County is a great place to live. They also believe they can make it even better. So they work every day to improve our community. They find a way to make a difference through grants to…



Aerial image of Muncie Central High School. Photo by: Michael Wolfe

Community Foundation Awards $60,555 to Local Nonprofits

By: Eunice Whitlock— The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc. is awarding $60,555 to nine nonprofit organizations from the Maxon Foundation Fund. The Maxon Foundation Fund was established when assets of The Maxon Foundation were transferred to The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc.  The Maxon Foundation…


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Second Harvest Hosts First Annual Car Show

By: Becca Houser— Second Harvest Food Bank’s first annual Hot Rods for Hunger Inaugural Cruise-In presented by Dellen Ford-Lincoln will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, located at 6621 N. Old State Rd. 3. There will be six trophy classes and 50 Dash Plaques awarded throughout…


Graphical representation of facility named, GearBox: Muncie—A Maker Hub

Community Maker Initiative Gets New Formal Name

By: John Fallon— The former Cintas building in downtown Muncie has a new name. The Board of Directors of Sustainable Muncie Corporation announced this week that the facility has been formally named GearBox: Muncie—A Maker Hub. The name was selected after a few weeks of discussion among the organization’s leaders,…



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“Dine for Cornerstone” Throughout September

By: Jessie Irwin— Cornerstone Center for the Arts invites you to “Dine for Cornerstone” at area restaurants throughout the month of September. Dining at local businesses in support of Cornerstone is an easy and fun way to support the organization’s programming, specifically the low-cost arts classes provided for children and…



WIPB-TV "Be My Neighbor Day."

WIPB-TV Be My Neighbor Day Set for September 12

By: Michelle Kinsey— WIPB-TV will have its first Be My Neighbor Day, Saturday, September 12 from 1–4 p.m. at Canan Commons in downtown Muncie. Based on the popular PBS KIDS animated program, “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” and with a nod to the classic “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” this FREE family event will focus…



2013 Day of Action. Photo provided.

United Way Day of Action—Being a Nonprofit for Your Nonprofit

By: Kelsey Crist— Day of Action is a day-long event where volunteers from around Delaware County come together to serve partnering nonprofits. This day is a chance for people to give back to the community through volunteerism. Work at the agencies helps the volunteers better understand community needs, and the…


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Ice League Expanding to Include Girls Next Season

By: Kaye Harrell— An innovative sports league that leverages students’ love of sports while promoting stellar academics, is expanding in its second season to include middle school girls. The Inner City Educational (ICE) League is operated by Project Leadership with the Ball Brothers Foundation as the League’s founding partner. The…