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Saturday, August 24, 2019

2019 Fam Fest 
Saturday, August 24th

About the Event

Meridian's 12th annual Fam Fest sponsored by PrimeTrust, combined the Health & Fun Fair at the Suzanne Gresham Center and the Ducky Derby Race Against Child Abuse sponsored by Muncie Sanitary District as well as adding the NEW experience of Safety Town powered by Indiana Michigan Electric. Fam Fest raises money and awareness for the Child Advocacy Center, a division of Meridian Health Services that helps improve the lives of children and families through counseling, family assistance, medical care and child abuse/neglect recovery.

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Suzanne Gresham Center (Morrison Mock Professional Building)
3620 W. White River Blvd. in Muncie

Presenting Partner

Fam Fest Features

Blue Ticket to Health by Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

Select health exhibitors and screenings gave the chance to win
Colts autographed memorabilia!

The Education Stage by MDWise

Dozens of exhibitors and experts provided additional health
and safety tips from the elevated stage!

Health Hub by Managed Health Services

The area's best health and safety exhibitors were conveniently arranged so
that you could get the information quickly and efficiently while seeing our
presentations form the Education Stage.

Free Entertainment

  • The Berenstain Bears LIVE!
  • Fairytale Princess
  • Music entertainment by Greg Rhodes
  • Games, prizes and inflatables
  • Food and drinks while they last
  • FREE Health screenings and resources

Meridian’s Ducky Derby is a community event focused on the awareness and prevention of child abuse. Proceeds benefit the Child Advocacy Center (CAC), housed at the Suzanne Gresham Center. CAC is one of only four centers in the state that has received full national accreditation by the National Children's Alliance. It is the only CAC housed within a children's treatment center, providing counseling to aid in recovery.

Corporate ducks raced down the White River in support of the Child Advocacy Center in the Ducky Derby Race on Saturday, August 24 at 10 a.m. The race was held at the Tillotson Street Bridge, in Muncie, adjacent to Suzanne Gresham Center.

The duck pluck had over $3,000 in raffle prizes! Duck pluck ducks could win a Bahamas Cruise, a set of tires from Midas, gift cards, and much more!

Congratulations 2019 Duck Pluck Winners!

  • Bahamas Cruise - Wee Wisdom
  • Set of Tires from Midas - Brooke Holding Smith
  • $360 Clancy's Bucks for Bowling or Car Washes - Lisa Pritchett
  • Shea's Diamonds Jewelry (two chances to win!) - Marta Guinn and Charlie Vanatter
  • Autographed Colts Helmet - Doyle - Heather Neal
  • Autographed Colts Jersey - Langford - Brent Stiers
  • Autographed Colts Photo - Vinatieri - David Ross
  • Family Meals for a Month from Once Upon a Plate Catering - Randy Murphy
  • Family 4 Pack to Mini Golf at Boulder Falls - Keelan Manship

Congratulations 2019 Ducky Derby Corporate Race Winners!

  • First - Ball State Police
  • Second - PrimeTrust
  • Third - Dalton and Co.

Ducky Derby "Best Dressed" Duck Winners

  • First - Indiana Michigan Power
  • Second - Wee Wisdom
  • Third - Coldwell Banker the Real Estate Group

This miniature version of Muncie focused on teaching kids how to be safe citizens. Kids will cruised through Safety Town on Greg Hubler Ford tricycles while learning about traffic safety, internet safety, financial wellness and staying safe from substance use.

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