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Results Found: 21
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Kokomo, Indiana, December 1, 2018 At this year’s annual Christmas Banquet/Awards Dinner, the following members were recognized for the contributions to the association and their communities:  2019 REALTOR® OF THE YEAR Dee Dee Richards, Managing Broker at D. R. Indiana Realty, has been named the REALTORS® Association of Central Indiana 2019 REALTOR® of the Year. The REALTOR® of the Year award ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University alum Staff Sgt. Timothy Perry will be featured at the 2018 Midwest Clinic, an international band and orchestra conference, as a soloist with The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” on Dec. 19.  The performance, which is one of the conference’s featured concerts, will take place at 6:00-7:30 p.m. on Dec. 19 in Chicago, Illinois. The Midwest Clinic is the world’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, December 17, 2018
Marion High School JROTC cadets Hailey Teeguarden and Levi Hofmann have qualified to advance to the Army JROTC Marksmanship National Championship in the precision category.  They are the only Army JROTC cadets from Indiana who qualified to advance to the National Championship to be held in February.   The two have previously competed in the National Championship the past two years in the sporter ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, December 17, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University is proud to announce it has a 94 percent career outcomes rate for students who utilize the Life Calling & Career Development office. This department provides students with several workshops and services helpful to academic and professional development. Services include:CliftonStrengths Assessment Debrief Myers-Briggs Debrief Life CoachingGoal SettingResume & Cover ...read more
Monday, December 17, 2018
(click here for Job Description) Interested applicants can submit their resume and communication of interest to Bonnie Smith, Director of Human Resources & Staff Development at bosmith@careyservices.com   The position will be online today if applicants would like to apply online at: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/1685/Carey-Services-Inc
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, December 17, 2018
Fort Wayne, IN:   Fort Wayne headquartered employee benefits company, PHP, has recently promoted the following individuals: Gail Doran Executive Vice PresidentGail’s main responsibilities include:  Continued role of Chief Operating Officer with additional responsibility in leading corporate strategic planning.  (click here to view) Jim McCann  Director of SalesJim’s main responsibilities ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Marion High School JROTC Cadet Levi Hofmann earned the title of Indiana JROTC Rifle Marksmanship State Champion on Saturday, helping the MHS rifle team on their way to state runner-up.  This is the second time that Hofmann, a junior at MHS, has won the state JROTC Marksmanship Championship.  “It felt good to win the championship again,” said Hofmann, who is also the captain of the rifle team.  ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The Justice Intermediate School Tech Giants took home one of the top awards at a VEX IQ robotics competition over the weekend in Dunkirk.  The Giants were among 24 teams competing at West Jay Middle School on Saturday, Dec. 8. They earned the Design Award, given to the team with the most effective and efficient robot design process.  The VEX IQ Challenge, presented by the Robotics Education & ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Lilly Endowment Inc. has made a grant of $1.1 million to Indiana Wesleyan University’s School of Theology and Ministry to fund the creation of “Imaginarium”, a project that aims to strengthen congregational ministries with youth initiatives.  Through the Imaginarium project, leaders within the School of Theology and Ministry hope to partner with local churches in order to design, test and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, December 07, 2018
Marion High School JROTC recently completed a promotion board for cadets seeking to advance in the ranks to either sergeant or staff sergeant. At the conclusion, sophomore Kylee O’Neil was recognized as the best cadet to appear before the board.   “I didn’t expect that,” O’Neil said when she was informed she had performed the best from among the nearly 20 cadets to appear before the promotion ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra held the 29th Annual MPO Concerto | Aria Competition on November 17, 2018 in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall on the campus of Taylor University. The competition is sponsored by the MPO Friends and Dr. Steve Hyman, the inaugural winner of the competition and adjudicator for this season’s event. The competition was open to all Indiana High School students and ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
— Marion High School is proud to announce that two of its band students have earned spots in the Indiana Music Education Association’s Honor Concert Band.   Jaelin Lindsey, junior, who plays clarinet, and Sophie Schenck, senior, who plays trumpet, were selected to join this prestigious ensemble featuring some of the best young musicians in the state. This is the first time in a decade or more ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Marion Community Schools is pleased to announce that Little Giants Preschool Director Kerri Wortinger has been appointed to the Indiana Early Learning Advisory Council.  ELAC works to ensure that children ages birth to 8 years and their families have access to affordable, high-quality early childhood education programs that keep children health, safe, and learning.  The committee was ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, December 03, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University has chosen Ernie Johnson Jr., one of sports' most respected and loved personalities, as the 2019 inductee into the Society of World Changers. Johnson will be formally inducted into the IWU Society of World Changers during a special convocation on Feb. 27, 2019.  Johnson is a veteran sportscaster for Turner Sports. He is the host of Turner Sports NBA coverage and TNT’s ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Rankings for 2019 released by Niche.com recognize Indiana Wesleyan University as No. 1 on the “Best College Dorms in Indiana” list. This is the second year in a row IWU has earned this ranking.  IWU also ranks highly on Niche’s “Best College Dorms in America” list, coming in at No. 6 out of 1,370 schools nationwide. Best colleges were calculated by combining millions of statistics and student ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Marion Community Schools congratulates McCulloch Junior High School choir teacher Christina Huff on being named the Indiana Music Education Association’s Junior High Teacher of the Year.   IMEA gives this award each year to one educator at the elementary, middle school / junior high, high school, and college levels. The award signifies these educators have exemplified outstanding achievement in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, Community
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Schedule for holiday programs at Marion Community Schools this year: http://www.marion.k12.in.us/index.cfm?event=news&pageid=1650
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Tackling challenging academic material sometimes pays off in intangible ways, such as improved critical thinking skills and better preparation for college-level workloads. But for several Marion High School students, the reward was literal: a total of $5,900 cash in hand from the AP-TIP IN program was distributed recently.   In addition, MHS science teacher Kristi Phillippe was one of four ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.”  James Cash Penney (founder of JC Penney)Family LifeCare is growing and is adding a satellite office in Fort Wayne! Are you ready to be part of that growth and provide quality services for all ages – newborns through adults? Are you looking for a rewarding career working with people? Do you want to make a difference…in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
LifeStream is seeking donations to help them brighten the holidays for seniors who are isolated and alone in East Central Indiana. For many senior citizens across Indiana, the holiday season can be the loneliest time of the year. That’s where LifeStream’s AngelWish comes in.   AngelWish is LifeStream’s annual campaign to spread holiday cheer to isolated seniors and people with disabilities. The ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 19, 2018
Wiley Metal Fabricating, Inc. (WMF) started in 1982 by Verne Wiley, native to Marion, Indiana. Verne believed in providing a quality product and exceeding in customer service. Verne also believed in giving back to those less fortunate within Grant County. Over 35 years later, Wiley Metal continues to provide quality fabricated product and exceeding in customer service. More often than not being ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release