Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce President & Chief Executive Officer Jay Julian has announced he will retire next April. Julian has served in the role since 2009.
United Way of Central Indiana has awarded over $170,000 to human service organizations focusing on housing and food insecurity in Putnam County. The organization says the funding is from individual and corporate donations, Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. and a grant from Indiana United Ways.
Franciscan Health has repurposed a location known for providing healthcare to a LaPorte County community since 1904 with the blessing and dedication of Franciscan Health Michigan City's Homer Street campus. The health system says the 14-bed Franciscan Health Michigan City Behavioral Health will relocate from the current hospital and open later in the summer, along with the opening of Prenatal Assistance and Senior Health & Wellness in the fall.
Two Michigan men have been sentenced to prison following a scheme that took millions from a Fort Wayne dentist's office. Brian Nordan and Dustin Coleman were sentenced in U.S. District Court after pleading guilty to wire fraud.
Greenwood-based Indiana American Water has marked the completion of a nearly $10 million upgrade of its Sheridan wastewater treatment facility. IAW says the investment enabled the project to triple the facility's ability to handle daily flows, add a larger capacity clarifier and a second aeration treatment basin, among other improvements.
Indianapolis tech companies once again collaborated to raise funds for local charities with the third year of the Indy Tech Gives social fundraising challenge. Twelve companies participated in the six-week campaign, raising more than $90,000 for central Indiana nonprofits.
Eleven Indiana food banks will receive a total of $1 million through the Indiana General Assembly to support efforts to feed food insecure Hoosiers. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture announced the funding has tripled from previous years.
While the emergency phase of the pandemic is coming to an end with vaccination rates on the rise, rates of mental health and behavioral issues due to anxiety and stress are on the rise, according to Mental Health America.
The Indiana Arts Commission has awarded more than $3 million to fund art projects and organizations throughout the state. The Arts Project Support and Arts Organization Support grant programs will help 390 nonprofits.
Indiana State University athlete and professor emeritus Duane Klueh has given $100,000 to create the Duane and Mary Alice Klueh Endowment to support the school's men's basketball program. ISU says the gift will honor Klueh and his late wife's connections to the university.