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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Check out the latest news release https://cityofmarion.in.gov/news-events/pickleball-courts-closer-to-fruition-through-crowdfunding-match-program   THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SELECTS 4 ORGANIZATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN A CROWDFUNDING GRANT  The Community Foundation of Grant County, Indiana, Inc. is excited to announce that four organizations have been approved for Crowdfunding Grants. These ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 22, 2019
Texas Roadhouse Church Partnerships (see flyer)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 22, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University will graduate approximately 1,742 students on Saturday, April 27 in three ceremonies in the Chapel Auditorium on the main Marion campus. The schedule for the commencement is as follows:10 a.m. | IWU-Marion College of Arts & Sciences and School of Nursing, Division of Pre-licensure Degrees2:30 p.m. | IWU-National & Global College of Adult and Professional Studies, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 18, 2019
(picture) *Pictured left to right:  Thorpe Miller, VP Business Development and Marketing, IMCU, Robin Jackson, Executive Director, Ovar’coming Together, Ron Collier, President and CEO, IMCU, Mandy Emery, VP Community Involvement, IMCU, John Newett, Senior VP, Operations, IMCU, and Monique Krider, VP Human Resources, IMCU. (Indianapolis, IN, April 2019)  Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU) ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University psychology student Sam Rzany spent four months interning for Indiana Donor Network, an organ procurement agency in Indianapolis, where she uncovered a passion for raising awareness about organ donation.   As a community relations intern, Rzany’s responsibilities included outreach events and educating the public on organ donation. She helped plan events such as the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 15, 2019
MARION — The NRA Foundation has awarded the Marion High School JROTC Rifle Marksmanship Team a grant totaling $4,598 to fund new equipment purchases.   "We are very excited that the NRA Foundation is making an investment in our community through their support of our youth marksmanship program," said retired Lt. Col. David Farlow, Senior Army Instructor for MHS JROTC. “Every year we teach nearly ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, April 15, 2019
Photo caption:(MHS_2019_04_13_JROTC_DetroitRaider_champions )The Marion High School JROTC Raider Team defeated all comers Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Detroit, winning the Urban Raider Challenge. The Giants have defeated 64 other teams this season to remain undefeated. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools)The Marion High School JROTC Raider Team came to the Motor City with something to ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 15, 2019
(click here to view) 5th Annual FREE Community Shred Day Open to the public Saturday, June 1st 9 A.M. to Noon Afena South 1312 West 44th Street Marion IN
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Monday, April 15, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to announce it will debut a marching band for the first time in 2021. The band will perform at all home football games during pregame and halftime, with additional possible appearances at parades, high schools and other ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, April 12, 2019
MARION — For the fifth year in a row, the McCulloch Junior High School music department has earned the Indiana State School Music Association’s highest honor, the J/M/E Total Department All Music Award — the only school in the state to do so five years straight.   Every year, ISSMA hosts several competitions for music students in the state. The All Music Awards are the culmination of those ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, April 12, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University two classes of business students presented the Grant County Rescue Mission with a $1,939.72 check on Friday, April 12 as part of their final project in their Management Principles course. In 2007, Dr. Lisa Nieman, who serves as the chair of the DeVoe Division of Business, started assigning a project that she calls “Investing Your Talents.” The goal of the project, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, April 12, 2019
(click here) 2019 NPF Small Business Symposium – FREE TO ALL ATTENDEES!  Hello Valued Small Business Customer, Have you heard the buzz around town?  We’re Revin Up for the National Postal Forum– SmallBusiness Symposium in INDY.  Please save the date for Tuesday May 7th!  And because you are a valued small business customer, please allow us this opportunity to personally invite you to attend the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, April 11, 2019
MARION — Riverview Elementary is currently the featured school on the Choose To Be Nice program's website!   Choose To Be Nice is a social enterprise dedicated to encouraging and inspiring kindness, through a comprehensive curriculum available to schools. Riverview is the first school in Indiana to implement this program!   The mission of Choose To Be Nice make the world a nicer, kinder place ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, April 11, 2019
MARION — The Marion High School Student Senate's annual Senior Citizens Prom is coming up in May.   The 30th annual event will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Marion High School, 750 W. 26th St. Entrance will be on the northeast side, Doors 7 and 8. This fun event includes snacks, music / dancing, bingo with prizes, crowning of a king and queen, and is free to all senior citizens ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
(picture) The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization committed to enriching the quality of life for Indiana residents and visitors, recently announced that Indiana Wesleyan University senior community development major, Tenaya Shull, has been selected as one of 33 college-aged women to be named 2019 500 Festival Princesses.  “Being a Hoosier, it is a great honor to be named an Indianapolis 500 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, April 05, 2019
Steve’s Car Wash in Marion is hiring an Assistant Manager - $10-$20/hr                   Apply at their location:  1340 North Baldwin Avenue Marion, IN 46952
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Fourteen Indiana Wesleyan University students had the opportunity to attend an event featuring speaker Charles S. Shapiro, a former US Ambassador to Venezuela from 2002 to 2004. The event, titled Venezuela’s Evolving Crisis: From Bad to Worse, focused on the political and economic crisis occurring in Venezuela. It was held on March 21 in downtown Indianapolis.The students, alongside IWU ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Links to Locals - a new program that will connect prospective Grant County residents to our greatest asset - the people that already live here!   Links to Locals is a website where people interested in learning more about Grant County can complete a form and indicate specific areas of interest. These areas of interest range from schools to housing to amenities to local industry. They will be ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 01, 2019
Indianapolis– Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) is now accepting applications from families in 20 counties who may be eligible for grants for their children to receive high-quality, prekindergarten education through the On My Way Pre-K program for the  2019/2020 school year. The pilot program was expanded in 2017 from five to 20 counties to provide the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The Grant County Rescue Mission announces new location and name of their thrift store. On Saturday, April 20 at 6:00 pm, the Grant County Rescue Mission will close their Mission Mart store at 1550 South Western Avenue and re-open on Wednesday, May 1 at 10:00 am as ReNewed Boutique and Thrift at our new location, 702 South Adams Street in Marion, Indiana. Days and hours remain as 10:00 am to 6:00 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release