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PrimeTrust staff and a representative from Second Harvest Food Bank and Dellen Ford pose with the 651 pounds of food collected during the Fill-A-Truck event sponsored by PrimeTrust during the months of April and May. Photo provided.

PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Works to Fight Hunger

By: Carol Bradshaw— PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union recently partnered with several local businesses to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. The promotion dubbed as “FILL A TRUCK” encouraged credit union members and community residents to donate non-perishable food items to fill a Ford F-250 truck provided by Dellen Ford of Muncie….

National Donut Day, June 3rd.

Salvation Army and Concannon’s Team Up for National Donut Day

By: Jonathan Taube, Cadet in Charge— MUNCIE, IN- On Friday, June 3rd, The Salvation Army and Concannon’s Bakery are teaming up to observe National Donut Day and express appreciation for the support of the Muncie community. Concannon’s Bakery will be dishing out free donuts to thank customers at both of…

IIndianapolis 500. Photo provided by: IHS.

IHS Announces Historic Indy 500 Images Available Online

Panoramic photos taken by race’s first official photographer in May 1911 Indianapolis—The countdown is on to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is marking the occasion with four historic panoramic images, now available to the public online. The panoramic images date back to…

Photo by: Raven Brooks

Directory of Indiana Grantmakers Now Available

Muncie, Ind. – Delaware County nonprofit organizations can now access profiles of approximately 1,000 funders awarding grants in Indiana. The Indiana Philanthropy Alliance Directory of Indiana Grantmakers 2016 is available through a partnership between The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. and the Muncie Public Library. The Directory of…

ARF's PAW is an outgrowth of Muncie’s Animal Rescue Fund (ARF). Photo by: Mike Rhodes

New Pet Clinic Service for Low-Income Individuals

By: Dee McKinsey— Muncie, IN – ARF’s PAW (Promoting Animal Awareness) will offer low-cost services to pets of low-income individuals beginning this summer. It will include low-cost vaccinations and spay and neutering services for animals that might not ever see a veterinarian. “We are proud to announce this new service for…

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City of Muncie named a “Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community”

By: Kyle Johnson— Muncie, IN—The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the City of Muncie with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award, joining 374 visionary communities from across the country. With the announcement of 34 new and renewing BFCs, Muncie joins a leading group of communities, in all 50…

LotusFest 2016 will be June 4th from 10:30am-4:00pm. Photo provided.

Wellness Fair to Raise money for A Better Way

By: Steve Gregory— LotusFest 2016 will be June 4th from 10:30am-4:00pm LotusFest is a collaborative community endeavor to inform, encourage and facilitate complete wellness for citizens of Muncie and surrounding areas. LotusFest provides an opportunity for people to learn about all these branches and find resources to assist them in…

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Boys & Girls Club’s Youth Leadership Camp Accepting Applications

By: Micah Maxwell—MUNCIE, IN – Recognizing the ongoing need for community advocates and programs to engage teens, the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie announces its inaugural Youth Leadership Boot Camp. The weeklong residential conference – June 13-17 – will focus on giving teens the practical tools needed to thrive as…

Aerial photo of Muncie by: Michael Wolfe

Champions for a Safe Community Awards over $55,000 in Grants

Muncie, IN – Champions for a Safe Community has awarded grants to 11 organizations totaling over $55,000 to date.  Champions for a Safe Community is funded by 100 Men Who Cook to support organizations within the community to provide programming, services, and activities that endeavor to reduce violence as well as…

"Spirit of Community" (Faulkner Painting)

Fall 2016 Deadline for 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

By: Eunice Whitlock— The 2017 recipients of the Delaware County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be named in December 2016. Previous scholarship recipients were identified in March of the year they graduated from high school. This change affects the program for all Indiana community foundations. The advanced timeline is the…