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Muncie’s Habitat for Humanity Receives Grant From Vectren Foundation

By: Sheena Peters— Muncie, IN– Vectren Foundation recently awarded $225,000 to Muncie Habitat for Humanity over the next three years in order to help serve an additional 70 families with housing needs in Muncie, Indiana. These funds will help expand Muncie Habitat for Humanity’s home repair services and their staffing…

MPL employee Sara McKinley and MSD employee Jason Donati look at reusable tote bags made possible by a partnership between Muncie Public Library and Muncie Sanitary District. Photo by: Loren McClain, Muncie Public Library

Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, 2017

By: Susan Fisher, Muncie Public Library— Muncie, IN—Muncie Public Library (MPL) and Muncie Sanitary District (MSD) are working together to celebrate World Environment Day on Monday, June 5, 2017. The celebration will take place at Kennedy Library from 4-6 p.m. and will feature environmental information, free reusable tote bags, seed…

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Open Door Farmers’ Market is Back

By: Katy Crist— Open Door Health Services would like to announce that the Open Door Farmers’ Market is back again this year and better than ever. The market will begin on July 18th and run through mid-to-late October, to be located in the east parking lot at 333 S Madison Street…

The 30th Annual Altrusa International of Muncie, IN 4th Grade Essay Contest winners. Photo courtesy of Jane White.

Altrusa International of Muncie Has Big Impact On The Community

By: Marcy Minton— Muncie, IN—Members of Altrusa International of Muncie, IN came together this club year to make a big impact on the Delaware County community.  Projects benefited several non-profit organizations including Soup Kitchen of Muncie, A Better Way, YWCA, Department of Child Services, BY5 Early Childhood Initiative, and several…

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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…

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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…

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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…