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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
LifeStream Services is seeking nominees age 65 or older for the LifeStream Golden Hoosier Award. The community is encouraged to nominate those special volunteers who consistently go above and beyond demonstrating passion and commitment to service.   The nominee must be age 65 or older and currently reside in Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph, Rush, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 18, 2019
Dr. Bernie Wiebe, who has been Family LifeCare’s Chief Medical Officer for over 24 years, is retiring February 28, 2019.  Family LifeCare is hosting a retirement celebration on Thursday, February 28 from 4-6 pm for staff, volunteers, colleagues, friends, family and the community.  Please join us in wishing Dr. Wiebe well as he embarks on his retirement journey.  The celebration will be held at our ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, February 18, 2019
WorkOne March Workshop Calendar (click here to view)
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, February 18, 2019
Local Organizations Partner for Monthly Community Job Fair (click for press release)
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, February 15, 2019
Marion High School JROTC Cadet D.J. Smith spins his way to his third consecutive first place finish in regional drill competitions. Smith won the Individual Exhibition event at Purdue University on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools)  (photo)   Marion High School JROTC Cadet I’Yela Hornaday leads her squad to a third-place finish at the regional Drill and Color Guard ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Friday, February 15, 2019
McCulloch Junior High School students gather for a photo outside the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis on Thursday, Feb. 14. The students were invited to perform in the state capitol as part of the third annual Indiana Arts Education Day. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools) (photo)   McCulloch Junior High School students gather for a photo inside the Indiana Statehouse in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University invites the public to attend the 2019 Society of World Changer events featuring Ernie Johnson Jr., one of sports’ most respected and loved personalities, on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Wednesday, Feb. 27. See event details below:  Tuesday, Feb. 26Open Forum – Integration of Faith & Sports, 6 p.m.Join Johnson in an open forum setting as he discusses the integration of faith ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Texas Roadhouse will be partnering with the American Red Cross for a Blood Drive.  (click here for flyer) Please call 1-800-RED CROSS or go to redcrossblood.org & use the sponsor code "texroadmarion" to schedule your blood donation appointment. Each presenting donor will receive a coupon for a free appetizer!  *Walk-up donors will be accepted (time permitting)
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Marion High School’s state-of-the-art planetarium will put on a special show that explores weather and climate, along with the local night sky in spring and summer.The public is invited to MHS for Supermoons and Seasons. The show will last approximately one hour. Showings will be as follows:2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, March 22 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, March  3Admission is free, but seating is ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest
Monday, February 11, 2019
Six Marion High School students earned the highest regional honors for their artwork submitted to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and their works will continue on to national-level competition. Two other students were also recognized for their outstanding work. Emily Phillippe, MHS junior, earned a Gold Key for her digital art work titled "Side-Tracked". She ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to announce a new Spotlight Visit Day on Monday, March 11 that will focus specifically on IWU’s fully accredited School of Teacher Education. Visitors who are interested in majoring in Education are invited to tour facilities, meet faculty and students, and more!  IWU’s School of Teacher Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
(click here to view flier)An event to provide information for older adults about healthy aging.   LifeStream Services, The Leland Legacy, Kicks96, 101.7 The Point, and The Legend 95.3 invite the public to join us at the annual Healthy Aging Expo on Thursday, May 9. Last year’s event welcomed an astounding 300 attendees who enjoyed 70 vendor booths, 6 health demonstrations, and a complimentary ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
Seven Marion High School seniors set a record for this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship. This high achieving group all earned grade point averages ranging from 4.21 to 4.96!  In total, the students were awarded $16,500 in scholarships for their post-high school educational plans.  The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships have been given out by the Marion Baptist Ministerial ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to invite high school students to participate in the third annual Wildcat Summer Academy, which offers a variety of weeklong enrichment camps. The affordable and all-inclusive academy will take place on June 23-28 on the residential campus in Marion, Indiana. Students will stay overnight in campus residence halls with their fellow campers, giving them a taste ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Marion Regional Career Center’s award-winning Cybersecurity and Information Technology Academy is pleased to announce it is now an official EC-Council Accredited Training Center partner.   The collaboration is aimed at providing the highest quality industry-recognized cybersecurity training and certification credentials to students such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Thursday, February 07, 2019
The Carey Services Board of Directors recently approved the 2019 board of directors and board officers.   Michele Smith was elected chairperson after having served as vice chairperson. Steve Smithley, who served two terms as chairperson, was elected immediate past chairperson. Other officers elected were: Kevin Planck, vice chairperson; Doug Bryant, treasurer, and Jim Wallace, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Marion Regional Career Center students, from left, Damon Nacke, Travis Kroft, and John Rye earned some of the top scores in the state in the recent qualifying round for a global 2018 Microsoft Office Specialist competition. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools-click here)   Three students from the Cybersecurity and Information Technology Academy at Marion Regional Career Center were among ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
For more information, contact Josh Huff (jhuff@marion.k12.in.us), Marion High School band, Bryce Conway (bconway@marion.k12.in.us), MHS choir, Christina Huff (chuff@marion.k12.in.us), McCulloch Junior High School choir, and Ron Ways (rways@marion.k12.in.us) MJHS band.Dozens of Marion Community Schools students competed in the annual ISSMA Solo & Ensemble competitions over the past two weekends, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Carey Services has provided opportunities to make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve for 65 years. We request your feedback to help us achieve incredible results for those we serve into the future.   Please click on the following link to help us understand, from your perspective, what we can do at Carey Services to meet the community’s needs in new and exciting ...read more
Categories: Human Interest
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Carey Services is sponsoring an evening of food (a full dinner will be provided), fellowship (lots of cool folks), and recognition (I can’t wait!) with hopes you will dig out your sneakers that match (or not!) your favorite dress attire in celebration of Indiana Hoops (It is March Madness after all!) and National Disability Awareness Month.  What a better way to celebrate than joining your ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
We would like to invite you to participate in one of our upcoming Community Plunge Events, a day where we explore and learn more about mental health illnesses, addictions, and the resources Grant County has to offer. Lunch will be provided and we will be touring Cornerstone, Premier Care, Indiana Health Center, the Community Support Program, and Milestone. The day will begin and end at MGH and we ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Marion Community Schools social workers invite you to a special night of family fun at Culver's in Marion!   Dine to donate! A portion of your purchase of Culver's food and ice cream will go to MCS social workers, to help assist students with various needs.   There will also be face painting!   This special event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at Culver’s, 2307 South Western ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
The Indiana Wesleyan University football team is proud to announce it has partnered with IWU Dance Marathon, an event designed to raise money to support Riley Children’s Foundation, the fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.The team of approximately 100 Wildcats has committed to not only attend Dance Marathon, but also to help promote, fundraise and facilitate the event. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
Grant County Unified Athletics invites you to come out and think SPRING! You'll create your own fun decorative canvas at this special fundraiser that supports the Unified Athletics program in Grant County schools.  Unified Athletics is an extra-curricular opportunity for students with identified cognitive or physical disabilities, who play on teams with their age-appropriate peer helpers. Teams ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
Taylor University's Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance Calendar of Events for 2019  (click here to view calendar).
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, February 04, 2019
Here’s the link to the page on our website, which holds the information, schedule, Employer Registration, and Employer Expectation Handbook. http://grantcounty.com/business/existing-businesses/ Attached is the social media graphic for marketing purposes. And here is the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/634126600360114/ (click here to view flyer)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 01, 2019
Wiley Metal Fabricating, Inc. (WMF) continued their ongoing community support on Friday, February 1, 2019 by donating 88 backpacks full of food for the students of Frances Slocum Elementary School. The Backpack Program is a national program combating childhood hunger for those children who rely on their school lunch as potentially their only source of a meal. The program organized by Feeding ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
Several faculty members from the Indiana Wesleyan University Division of Graduate Counseling provided testimony before the Indiana House of Representatives on Jan. 23 in favor of Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs), Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs), Licensed Clinical Additions Counselors (LCACs) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) to be included as providers under ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
Leading National Child Abuse Prevention Organization Accredits Healthy Families America site in Marion/Grant Countyto Serve Families [Marion, IN] February 1, 2019– Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA America) announced that the Healthy Families America (HFA) affiliate, Family Service Society, Inc. has been accredited as a provider of high quality home visiting services to families who want to improve ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, January 25, 2019
Marion High School JROTC cadets recently traveled to Gettysburg Battlefield National Park where they conducted an in-depth historical military study called a staff ride, analyzing the actions of leaders during the three-day battle that changed the course of the Civil War. Here, the group stands by the sign welcoming visitors to the historic site and museum. (Photo provided by Marion Community ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
According to statistics released by the Indiana State Board of Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University’s 2018 NCLEX-RN first-time pass rate was 94.93 percent. The national first-time pass rate was only 89 percent, which means IWU nursing students have surpassed the national first-time pass rate for the last 11 years.The NCLEX, also known as The National Council Licensure Examination, determines if it ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest