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    Friday, October 19, 2018
    Ivy Tech Names Director of Development for Madison Campus Ivy Tech Community College has selected Randy Lakeman as Director of Development for the College’s Madison campus. As Director of Development, Lakeman will lead fundraising efforts for the Ivy Tech Foundation at the Madison campus. He will develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive set of strategies to increase community ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    Arvin Sango presents the Very Merry Madison Christmas Parade, an annual Madison tradition returns to Main Street at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 and entry registrations forms are available NOW on the City’s website or in-person at City Hall. Large helium balloons will return to the parade this year in shapes of a snowman, a present, ornaments, and lollipop. Book characters and mascots ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Madison, IN: The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce wrapped up the 16thAnnual Soup Stew Chili & Brew Festival on Saturday, October 16 with yet another record year! With chilly fall temperatures, Saturday’s festival brought thousands to Main Street. Attendees enjoyed food tasting at over 30 food booths, beer and wine gardens, live music, carnival rides, and activities for both kids and adults. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, October 12, 2018
    October 12th , 2018  City Sets Trick-or-Treat Date and Red, White, & BOO! Trick-or-treating hours have been set for the City of Madison this year. Traditional trick-or-treating will be held Wednesday, October 31 st from 6:00-8:00 P.M. As in past years, the Police Department encourages children and parents to wear brightly colored clothing for visibility in the dark. They also remind drivers ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    Farmers Insurance ® Agent Josh Brown Hosts Ribbon Cutting in Madison, Indiana – Tuesday, October 16th , at 12pm.Open to Serve Madison and Surrounding Communities  MADISON, IN. (OCTOBER 16, 2018, 12pm) – Farmers Insurance ® agent Josh Brown is celebrating the opening of his new office, in Madison, Indiana. “I love being a part of this community and I’m excited to be able to offer local ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, October 05, 2018
    The 2018 Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes will feature six private homes, the Costigan House, the Schofield House, Lanier Mansion and the History Center. There will be 4 Hospitality Sites this year, including G.H. Coffee Co., Lumber Mill Antique Mall, Olde Tyme Marketplace, and the Seifert Short Museum. The Hospitality Sites offer a free refreshment and restrooms. Dates for ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 03, 2018
    Madison, IN (October 1, 2018) The City of Madison Water/Sewer Office announced that beginning today, the City has partnered with a new payment provider, eGov Strategies, for payment of water bills. The system is more customer friendly and will allow customers to view their water bills online 24/7, make electronic payments via credit card, debit card or e-Check. The fee schedule for this service ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, September 28, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 27, 2018COMMUNITY fOUNDATION OF MADISON & JEFFERSON CO. GRANTS $210,50021 Area Nonprofits Receive Project FundingMADISON, IN –The Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County awarded $210,500 in grants at their annual grants reception on September 26, to 21 nonprofit organizations that serve Jefferson County residents.  With help from these grants, a wide ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Canaan Community Academy voted Madison’s Best Education Canaan, Indiana - September 26, 2018 - Canaan Community Academy was recently voted as Madison’s Best Education by community members through the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce. Lindsay Bloos, chamber director, presented principal Rhonda Pennington and vice principal Megan Ritz with the award at a ceremony involving ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Canaan Community Academy selling bricks to create labyrinth Canaan, Indiana - September 26, 2018 - Canaan Community Academy is selling bricks from the 1827 school to create a student designed walking labyrinth. The community of Canaan has had an operating school since the early 1800s, the first being a log cabin. The third school was built in 1872 and sat in front of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Canaan Community Academy searching for buried time capsules Canaan, Indiana - September 26, 2018 - Canaan Community Academy is searching for alumni who may know where their class has buried a time capsule. Several time capsules have been buried on school grounds in the past. Alumni are invited to join us on Saturday, September 29th at 1:00pm at the school to locate the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 08, 2018
    August 8, 2018 – Madison, IN Today, the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its first “Madison’s Best” competition. Thirty-five categories of businesses (7 surveys) were presented to the public for popular voting throughout the month of July.  The Chamber received over 1,000 submissions. The top businesses in each “Madison’s Best” category are:  Sweet Treats: Horst’s Little ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release