On Friday, November 7th, the Ross Medical Education Center campus in Muncie, IN had their ribbon cutting hosted by the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. Since Ross’ arrival to the Muncie community, the chamber members and their constituents have greeted Ross with an unbelievable level of support and guidance to welcome them into the community. Brenda Brumfield, Chamber of Commerce member, said, “It was a very nice event! You and your team were great!”
The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce was opened in 1894 and has been an important part of the city of Muncie and the surrounding Delaware County since. They provide networking and other services to area businesses. Their mission, according to their website is, “We strive to be a source of innovative business development for our community by engaging large, medium and small business in countless industries.” They hope to continue building a large network of member connections and help businesses to expand.
The Muncie team enjoyed the opportunity to connect with follow chamber memberships and business representatives. Students also had the opportunity to be involved in this momentous event for the campus. Muncie Assistant Director of Education, Nicole Hall, shared, “We had a great turnout from the community and the students seemed to really enjoy the event.” Financial Aid Student Services Representative, Shelby Sanders, said, “It was really great to get a chance to see members of the Chamber of Commerce and meet members of the community.” Other honored guests included representatives from CoverTek Wellness Services and WIPB Public Radio.
The event began with the ribbon cutting ceremony with staff, faculty, students, and honored guests participating. Following the event, everyone gathered in the lobby for refreshments and tours of the campus. Chamber members, local business representatives, and honored guests enjoyed learning about Ross. They expressed how impressed they were with the facility and what Ross has to offer the community. Overall it was an exciting introduction and opportunity to build relationships that will continue to grow since the campus has been welcomed to the Muncie community.