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Monday, June 18, 2018
Charles Mill Park has received fresh paint and basketball court resurfacing thanks to members of the Indiana Wesleyan University Men’s Basketball Team. 13 players and the assistant coach gave the shelter and bathrooms fresh exterior paint, as well as the playground swing and picnic tables. They also resurfaced the basketball court and painted the poles for the newly designed and painted backboards ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Indiana Members Foundation, the charitable arm of Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), along with Indiana Members Credit Union, is excited to announce the Mike and Marti Ney People Helping People Award available to IMCU employees who go above and beyond to lend a hand to our communities.   The Mike and Marti Ney People Helping People Award was established to honor Mike and Marti Ney for their ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Event to raise funds to help seniors and people with disabilities remain independent in East Central Indiana   LifeStream Services invites the public to attend the Inaugural LifeStream Golf Outing on Thursday, June 28 at the Elks Lodge & Country Club in Richmond. Join LifeStream for a day of golfing and making a difference in the lives of older adults in the community. The LifeStream Golf ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Sponsor tent to host a variety of sponsored activities including music, bingo, chair volleyball, lunch, and more at no cost.   LifeStream invites the community to attend Senior Day at the Wayne County 4H Fair on Wednesday, June 27. The sponsor tent will host a variety of sponsored activities and refreshments at no cost. The Wayne County 4H Fairgrounds is located at 861 Salisbury Rd, Richmond, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University will welcome an estimated 20,000 guests to the residential campus this summer as it hosts a variety of camps, conferences and retreats. Events, which began in May and will run through August, span focuses such as faith, athletics and academics. Two of the largest groups will be Momentum Youth Conference, with an estimated attendance of 2,300, and Willow Creek ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, June 04, 2018
Marion Community Schools is pleased to announce the 2018 inductees to the Marion High School Hall of Distinction.  The selection committee chose the 9 inductees:  · Earl E. Green, Marion High School Class of 1940, the first African-American postmaster in Grant County  · Charles E. “Chick” Nelson, Marion High School Class of 1948, lawyer and expert on community development and housing, former ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, June 01, 2018
LifeStream Services’ Board of Directors is pleased to name Jenny Hamilton as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization effective July 1, 2018. Hamilton has been serving as the Interim President/CEO and has been with LifeStream since 1999. She started as an in-home Care Manager and has been the Vice President of Home and Community Based Services since 2013. Ami Huffman, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, June 01, 2018
Marion Community Schools is a Summer Food Service Program participant. Free breakfast and lunch is available to the public (to anyone 18 or younger) as follows this summer: Meals will be available Monday through Thursday, June 4 through June 28 at Frances Slocum Elementary School, Justice Intermediate School, and McCulloch Junior High School; meals will be available Monday through Thursday June 4 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Education
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Public Transit Driver Randy Church will hang his hat after serving nine years with the City of Marion. His time with the City started in September, 2009. His part-time commitment soon became full-time after a couple of years.    Church has worked in a variety of capacities over the years preceding his tenure with the City of Marion. He performed maintenance duties for the Grant County ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 31, 2018
The Marion Kiwanis Club has received grant dollars to fund two additional pieces of playground equipment for Clifford Townsend Park. The $1,752 grant from the Indiana Kiwanis Foundation will fund: • A Handicap-accessible “Buzzy Bumble Bee” (two-seater) • A 6-foot Curved Balance Beam accessible to children with disabilities This is the second grant the Marion Kiwanis Club has received for the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Check out the schedule for the 2018 Grant County 4H Fair.  (click here to view)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Please consider this as your personal FYI and invitation that Duck Race Tickets can now be purchased online by clicking the following link:  https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/CareyServices/duckracetickets.html   It’s that easy! We will assign you ducks, and get you your tickets, once purchased. We are excited for our Saturday, June 23, 2018 Duck Race at 11:00 am at the Marion Splash House. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
If you’ve heard the buzz, it’s true. The City of Marion is bringing the fireworks display back to Matter Park for this year’s Fourth of July celebration! On Tuesday, July 3rd, the City with support from Friends of the Gardens, will welcome back national pop star, singer/songwriter and piano prodigy, Jon McLaughlin, as the headlining act of the evening along with emerging country star, Jessie ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release