Westminster Village Neighborhood

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History:

Westminster Village is a not-for-profit community serving senior adults.  It was established on the outskirts of Muncie in 1974 on land donated by Dr. Robert Cooper, former member of the Science Department at Ball State University.  The original vision was put forth by Dr. O.B. Christy who began to research the community needs of senior citizens, and Muncie veterinarian, Dr. Norman Miller who met with local community leaders and bank executives. They created a committee and developed a feasibility study for what would later become Westminster Village with the support of the Presbyterian Housing Program of Indianapolis (PHP).

It became self-sufficient and independent in 1980 due to changes within their funding organization and has since established itself as what its website describes as, “[…]an independent, full-service retirement community, governed by a local Board and staffed by local people, who are dedicated to meeting the needs of the residents who live here.”  Visit their website to read more about their history.

Neighborhood Association:

This is a special, demographic based neighborhood, and as such, does not have a traditional neighborhood association, but you can find out more about their leadership, boards, and management teams here.

On the Web:

Westminster Village website

Email: info@wvmuncie.com

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