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August 3, 2013

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Dream Ball's 'Throwback to the '80s' raises more than $62,000 for Second Harvest

MUNCIE — The Horizon Convention Center was rockin' to the '80s as Second Harvest Food Bank celebrated its 30th anniversary on June 22. The event raised more than $62,000 exceeding this year's goal and set a new record for funds raised in the Dream Ball's 17-year history.

Guests were dressed for the 80's at the black-tie optional event emceed by Paul Poteet. Attendees faced off in Pacman and danced to '80s tunes while bidding on silent and live auction items. Auctioneer was Dick Symmes.

Presenting sponsor for the event was St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital and Mercy Hospital. Righteous Gold sponsors were Ricker's and Delk McNally. Gnarly Silver sponsors were Community Hospital Anderson, Mutual Bank, Kroger and Wal-Mart.

Rad Bronze sponsors were Old National Bank, Perfecto Tools & Engineering, Thomas Office Machines, Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes, Sue Errington, DelTec Information Solutions, Meridian Services, First Merchants Bank, Ivy Tech Foundation, Hoosier Park and Texas Roadhouse.

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  • NWS - HB0820 - Kennedy Google- JC 2 Google X captures heart, imagination of AU professor After spending the summer working at Google's secret research laboratory in Mountain View, California, Scott Kennedy has decided to stay.

    August 19, 2014 3 Photos

  • Residential electric rates increasing by 9 percent The electric rates for residential customers of Anderson Municipal Light & Power will increase by 8.96 percent for the final three months of the year.

    August 19, 2014

  • Indiana experiences growth in manufacturing sector Known for its strength in traditional and progressive manufacturing, Indiana gained more than 5,500 jobs in the manufacturing sector last month and has maintaining a 5.9 percent unemployment rate from June.

    August 19, 2014

  • NWS - HB0819 - Mounds Reservoir - JC 1 People get a view of proposed reservoir

    Local residents are being given the opportunity to discuss the benefits and challenges that face the development of the proposed Mounds Lake reservoir.

    August 19, 2014 3 Photos

  • FEA - HB0819 - Mommy Monday - JC 3 Mommy and me time

    Babette Bargo of Anderson said she brought her daughter to Community Hospital’s first Mommy Monday to meet other mothers and children after her sister-in-law told her about the event.

    August 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Reservoir would reduce tax revenues If the proposed Mounds Lake reservoir becomes a reality by 2021, local taxing units could lose an estimated $1.9 million in revenues.

    August 18, 2014

  • Ambulance provider to leave communities

    Area hospitals say they are not sure what to make of Rural/Metro Corp.’s announcement to end ambulance services in some Indiana communities.

    August 18, 2014

  • Grant intended to lift college completion for 21st Century Scholars Fall classes at Ivy Tech Community College aren't set to begin for another week, but "college success coaches" from a company called InsideTrack are already contacting 21st Century Scholars to help them transition from high school to college.

    August 18, 2014

  • Jesse Wilkerson: Change is not always good, but sometimes necessary

    Remember when you graduated from high school? You and others started preparing yourself to take on more responsibility. A change occurred. Ready or not you were faced with more decisions that would have greater impact on your life.

    August 18, 2014

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