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Muncie Public Library received a Ball Brothers Foundation Rapid Grant to purchase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) educational toys. Older children’s toys are designed to spark an interest in robotics and circuitry. Photo by: Rebecca Parker

Ball Brothers Foundation Announces Rapid Grant Awards

By: Jud Fisher and Donna Munchel— Over twenty organizations have recently been awarded Rapid Grants by Ball Brothers Foundation. The grants are designed to provide funding in the amount of $5,000 or less to help organizations launch a new program or project, purchase equipment, address safety needs, or take advantage of special opportunities. Among the grants recently awarded were several to…


Teresa Willman, representing Cardinal Greenway, Inc. was a Fisher Governance Award Winner in 2011

Ball Brothers Foundation Accepting Nominations for Fisher Governance Award

By: Jud Fisher— Ball Brothers Foundation is accepting nominations through August 15 for its annual John W. and Janice B. Fisher Governance Award which recognizes the important role that board members play in the governance of nonprofit organizations. The award honors the efforts of a single board member of a Delaware County nonprofit organization whose strategic planning and oversight skills…


IC Executive Director, Ted Baker Elected to the NBIA Board of Directors

Innovation Connector Executive Director, Ted Baker Elected to NBIA Board of Directors

The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA), an international non-profit organization and global advocate for stakeholders within entrepreneur-driven economic ecosystems, recently completed its board elections, and five new board members were elected to three-year terms. NBIA’s board of directors is comprised of 15 members who are elected by other members. The newly elected board members will begin their term October 1, 2015. An NBIA member since…


IU Health Blackford Hospital Wins Nation’s Most Wired Award

By: Lucy Harcourt Indiana University Health Blackford Hospital recently earned the 2015 National Most Wired Hospital recognition  for the second year in a row. IU Health Blackford Hospital continues to provide phenomenal techniques by joining technology with patient engagement. Hospitals and Health Networks sponsor the annual Most Wired Survey, which is an industry-standard benchmark study that has been around for more than 15…


Yorktown Lions Club Scholarships Awarded

Yorktown Lions Club Scholarships Awarded

The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Ryan Morrow and Ryan D. Seymour are the 2015 recipients of the Yorktown Lions Club, Inc. Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to Yorktown High School graduates who maintain an 8.0/12.0 GPA and display good citizenship. Morrow plans to study mechanical engineering at Trine University. He is the son…


Regional Summit 2

Regional Summit 2 to be Held July 28th

Regional Summit 2 will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 pm, at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47305. This meeting is the follow-up to the Regional Summit. You can help shape the vision of the ADVANCE Region. Hear an update on the progress of the Regional Development Plan and share your views on our community’s strategic direction. Don’t miss…


Surgery Residents at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

IU School of Medicine Surgery Rotation Comes to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the Graduate Medical Education Program will host IU School of Medicine (IUSM) surgery residents for a Surgery Rotation starting July 1, 2015. IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital is the only location in the state outside of Indianapolis selected to host the month-long elective rotation for IUSM surgery residents. “It is…


Try out a 3D printer at Muncie Public Library

Free, Creative High-Tech Options Abound at Muncie Public Library

Ready? Set? Create! The Muncie Public Library has fully embraced digital technology in some new and exciting ways. All you need is your library card to take advantage of these unique and creative services. Here are a few of the neat and exciting things you can borrow or create at the library, simply by having and using your MPL library card:…


The Cintas Building

Cintas Building Purchased for Community Collaboration

By Terry Whitt Bailey The Cintas building has a new owner. The building which sits adjacent to Muncie’s core downtown district is now owned and operated by Sustainable Muncie Corporation, a non-profit entity organized to focus on the economic development of Muncie. This Cintas program is focused to attract and support makers of all kinds in a destination facility that…


Creviston Scholarships Awarded

Creviston Scholarships Awarded to Cowan High School Students

The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Bryan P. Ellis, Kelsey Harrington and Gentry Logan Stayton are recipients of the Max V. and Nellie C. Creviston Scholarships. These four-year renewable scholarships are awarded to graduates of Cowan High School who wish to attend a post-high school institution. Preference is given to students entering the field…