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100 Men Who Cook Muncie , IN was held Saturday night, November 5th. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Photos, Video and Results: 100 Men Who Cook

By: Jeff Howe— Over each of the past seven (7) years, Old National Bank has partnered with an east central Indiana not-for-profit to host “100 Men Who Cook”.  The proceeds of this event has been awarded to organizations focused on helping the most vulnerable in our community. Since starting the event, we have raised over $600,000. On November 5th, “100…


Kennedy Library. Photo by: Susan Fisher

Hoosiers: The Story of Indiana to be Shown at Kennedy Library

By: Raven Brooks— In honor of Indiana’s Bicentennial year, Muncie Public Library is hosting a screening of Hoosiers: The Story of Indiana: The Next Indiana on Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Kennedy Library. A panel discussion, What’s Next for the City of Muncie? will follow the documentary. Nancy Carlson, Delaware County’s Bicentennial chairperson and associate professor of Telecommunications…


Madjax, located at Madison and Jackson streets in downtown Muncie.

Muncie Arts and Culture Council Partners with Madjax to Expand Opportunities for Local Arts Community

MUNCIE, Ind.—Madjax and Muncie Arts and Culture Council (MACC) have signed an agreement to operate MACC arts programs within the Madjax facility. These programs will include curation of the facility’s art gallery space and programming. Additionally, artist memberships to the studio, shared working spaces, and workshop spaces will be available in the makerspace. Michael Wolfe, President of Sustainable Muncie, says,…


The line right before the 4pm opening of Trunk-or-Treat at Heekin Park. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Photos and Video: Boys and Girls Club Hosts “Trunk-Or-Treat” at Heekin Park

By: Mike Rhodes— MUNCIE, IN— The Boys & Girls Club of Muncie hosted the annual Trunk-or-Treat and Fall Festival at Heekin Park on Friday, October 28th.   Local businesses and organizations lined Heekin Park in Muncie to hand out candy and goodies as kids and families walked through the park dressed in costumes. Trunk-or-Treat was scheduled to begin at 4pm, and before the official start…


Ron Orebaugh, 2016 winner of the John W. and Janice B. Fisher Governance Award.

Ball Brothers Foundation Recognizes Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District with $10,000 Fisher Governance Award

MUNCIE—Ball Brothers Foundation has selected Ron Orebaugh, board chairman of Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation District (DCSWCD), as the 2016 winner of the John W. and Janice B. Fisher Governance Award. The award was presented at the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s dinner on October 27. The annual award recognizes the outstanding service of a board member to a…


Muncie Rotary Club. File photo.

Muncie Rotary Club Announces Recipients of the 2016 Muncie Rotary Club Grants

By: Tom Farris— Muncie, IN – The Muncie Rotary Club is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Muncie Rotary Club Grants, totaling $7,067. The 99-year old Muncie Rotary Club has established the Muncie Rotary Club Fund with the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. to serve the community by funding select and worthy projects each year….


Boys & Girls Club of Muncie will host the annual Trunk or Treat and Fall Festival on October 28 from 4 – 7 p.m. Photo provided.

Boys & Girls Club To Host Annual “Trunk or Treat” for Muncie Community

By: Micha Maxwell— MUNCIE, IN— Boys & Girls Club of Muncie will host the annual Trunk or Treat and Fall Festival on October 28 from 4 – 7 p.m. Local businesses and organizations will line Heekin Park to hand out candy and goodies as kids and families walk through dressed in costumes. Families will also participate in the Annual Fall…


oin local everyday superheroes that make a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. Photo by: Kishel Photography.

CASA’s Haunted Heroes Halloween Party, Friday October 28th

Help bring awareness and raise funds for Delaware County’s child advocacy program By: Ashley Soldaat— This Friday, October 28th from 6:00PM to 9:00PM, come out to the Delaware County Fairgrounds Memorial Building for a family friendly Halloween Party targeting young children ages 3-12. Join us for Halloween games, arts & crafts, science experiments and yummy treats at our concession stand….


ustin Phillips of Indianapolis, founder and executive director of Overdose Lifeline, Inc. (ODL), will be the featured speaker at the annual Delaware County Prevention Council’s Red Ribbon Community Breakfast. Photo courtesy of www.overdose-lifeline.org/

Annual Delaware County Prevention Council’s Community Breakfast to Be Held October 25th

By: Dee McKinsey— Leading Indianapolis Advocate for Preventing Drug Overdose Deaths to Speak in Muncie  Muncie, IN— Justin Phillips of Indianapolis, founder and executive director of Overdose Lifeline, Inc. (ODL), will be the featured speaker at the annual Delaware County Prevention Council’s Red Ribbon Community Breakfast. Along with Phillips, members of the council’s PRIDE Team will perform. This year’s theme is:…


Volunteer tutors study during the new tutor orientation, held in downtown Muncie’s CO:Lab. Photo provided.

Volunteer Tutors Now Available to Teach Reading

Muncie, IN—Between two trainings on September 27th and October 11th, The Community Reading Project now has sixteen volunteer tutors available to teach reading skills to struggling adult readers. The Community Reading Project is a new adult literacy program created to improve the quality of life for adults in Muncie and Delaware County by improving their reading skills. The program was…