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  • I&M to Begin Construction on Underground Power Line on Tillotson Avenue Next Week February 29, 2024
    By Tracy Warner— MUNCIE, IN– Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) representatives plan to start construction next week to rebuild an aging underground power line along Tillotson Avenue in Muncie. I&M will rebuild the 1-mile underground power line. Contract crews plan to work along Tillotson Avenue between University Avenue and York Prairie Creek, just south of Euclid […]
  • Indiana Chamber’s Todd Hurst Connects State Initiative’s to Local ‘Cradle to Career’ Muncie Efforts February 29, 2024
    By Kelsey Harrington— MUNCIE, IN— Earlier this month, a group of area stakeholders from industry, higher education, K-12, and more gathered at the Innovation Connector to hear an update about the Indiana Chamber and its talent development initiatives. Todd Hurst, Executive Director of the state chamber’s Institute for Workforce Excellence, shared a glimpse into the […]
  • Generous $2 Million Gift From Dan and Cassidy Towriss Fuels YMCA of Muncie’s Capital Campaign February 28, 2024
    By Kristen McConnell— MUNCIE, IN—-The YMCA of Muncie is thrilled to announce a transformative $2 million gift from philanthropists Dan and Cassidy Towriss. This generous contribution will play a pivotal role in the development of the new YMCA facility on the campus of Muncie Central High School. The Towriss’ commitment to the community shines through […]
  • Arts and Culture Matter Public Forum to be Held March 12th at Muncie Civic Theater February 28, 2024
    By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, IND. – Muncie residents are invited to learn about creative spaces in our community during a public forum on Tuesday, March 12. National consultant Artspace will share examples of creative space projects and arts assets to spur ideas and facilitate conversations about what the public would like to see in Muncie. […]
  • Green Glam Studio Jewelry Featured at Cornerstone’s March First Thursday February 27, 2024
    By Debra Gindhart Dragoo— MUNCIE, IN—The March jewelry collection at the Green Glam Studio at Cornerstone Center of the Arts will focus on Celtic and Saint Patrick. The Green Collection features symbols associated with shamrocks and Celtic motifs. Earrings and pendants inspired by Celtic and Saint Patrick incorporate these symbols into their designs, offering wearers […]
  • AAUW Accepting Scholarship Applications From Students 25 Years Old or Older February 27, 2024
    By Sheryl Swingley— MUNCIE, IN—The application for the American Association of University Women, Muncie Branch, nontraditional student scholarship is now available. Applications are due Monday, April 1. The scholarship is worth $1,500 and is available for the 2024-2025 academic year, effective Aug. 1, 2024, through July 31, 2025. The scholarship must be used for tuition, health fee, […]
  • Ball Brothers Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members February 27, 2024
    By Ball Brothers Foundation—  MUNCIE, IN  —  As Ball Brothers Foundation prepares to commemorate its 100th year of grantmaking in 2026, it is proud to announce the appointment of two esteemed community leaders, Laura Hill and Dennis Trammell, Jr., to its Board of Directors. The addition of Laura and Dennis comes as the foundation continues […]
  • Community Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $687K February 25, 2024
    By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, IN—The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County awarded $687,500 in Community Grants this week. Community Grants provide nonprofit organizations serving Muncie and Delaware County the opportunity to apply for funding to support their work. Grants are awarded to address the broad needs of Muncie and Delaware County in arts and […]
  • St. Michael Catholic School Open House To Take Place on February 25th February 24, 2024
    By Melissa Santos— MUNCIE, IN – St. Michael Catholic School, located at 2301 W. Gilbert Street in Muncie, extends an invitation to the community for its Open House event on February 25th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Guests are welcome to explore the preschool through 8th-grade classrooms and participate in the festivities hosted in […]
  • Westside Skatepark Development to Move Forward in March February 23, 2024
    By Michele Owen— MUNCIE, IN—Muncie residents have been eagerly awaiting news on a proposed skatepark slated for Westside Park, which has been discussed since 2020. The design for the skatepark was bid out to Hunger Skateparks, who collected public input to finalize the design in 2022. The engineering and design work were ready to go […]


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