History

Our history.

the 30's

1933

Founded by Branch McClung and a group of sorority women. The first meeting was in a 3rd floor room of the Anthony Building on the corner of Jackson and Walnut.

1935

Moved to a Clubhouse at 112 W. Seymour St.

the 40's

1940

Moved to the Anthony House, 1200 S. Mulberry St. which eventually became the old hospital.

1944

Became a member of the Boys & Girls Club of America.

the 50's

1950

Planned and broke ground on the current building leased from the city of Muncie in Heekin Park.

1951

Moved into the new building. The new building was completed at a cost of $150,000.

the 60's

1960

New rooms were added on the south side of the original building. A library, craft room, senior room and the kitchen were the additions.

1967

Work began on the north side of the building to increase the gymnasium to full court size.

1968

Completed the new regulation gym, weight room, storage and mechanical room.

the 70's

1976

With capital improvement funds from the United Way, a new roof was installed on the junior games room, offices and snack room; the windows on the east side of the building were replaced with 100’ x 6’ of brick; a new gas boiler was installed.

the 80's

1981

A fire destroyed the three main offices and the club sustained smoke damage throughout. The main offices were remodeled. The game room was repainted and new lighting was installed. Glass windows on the west (front) end of the building were covered with 100’ x 6’ of cedar siding.

1983

A new van was purchased.

the 90's

1994

A grant from the Community Foundation provided funding for two new bay garages.

1995

A new car was purchased. Air conditioning was installed along with heat pumps in the junior room and senior room.

1996

Updated the wiring in the club; installed computer outlets in the library; new wiring in the junior and senior rooms; new water heater booster in the kitchen; wiring for the new outdoor sign in the front of the building (Madison Street side). Karo Electric Company donated wiring and labor. William Romack was a former Club member.


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Key Documents

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