January 19, 2015 – Shaffer Chapel Museum Opening

Historic Shaffer Chappel, 1501 E. Highland Ave.

In order to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., a public opening of the newly created Shaffer Chapel Museum took place from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm on January 19, 2014. The museum celebrates the historical significance of Shaffer Chapel, as well as the history of the African American community in Muncie. Co-created by members of the Shaffer congregation, the Whitely Community Council, and Ball State University students and faculty, the museum is a testament to the power of community mobilization in realizing positive social change.

December 16, 2014 – Neighborhood President’s Council Holiday Party

The Muncie Action Plan hosted a holiday party and awards event for the neighborhood association presidents, board members and their families. The mayor opened the celebration with a thank you to the presidents for their continued efforts to improve their neighborhoods. Jim Wingate and Ginny Nilles of MAP’s Task Force 2 handed out awards to each neighborhood and Heather Williams awarded the associations that collected the most trash in the Spring and Fall 2014 cleanups. Isabelle Sowers also handed out awards to the top volunteers and thanked everyone for their help in canvassing neighborhoods during 2014.

Holiday Party Flier (pdf)


December 13, 2014 – Forest Park Christmas Party

Forest Park Neighborhood Association held a family Christmas Party at the Delaware County Senior Citizens Center on Saturday December 13th from 3pm-5pm.
Children were required to pre-register and
live in the Forest Park Neighborhood to attend the party and receive a toy.

Forest Park took donations of “NEW TOYS” with a maximum price of $10.00 that were given to a child attending the Christmas Party.

Jeanette Maxfield played Christmas music from 2:45 pm-3:15 pm before Wayne Hinkle, Magician, preformed at 3:30pm. Santa Claus arrived at 4:00 pm atop a fire truck. All of the children and their guests had a wonderful time at the party.

Forest Park Christmas Party (pdf)