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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
(click for jpg) Indiana Wesleyan University will host the fourth annual Experience Indiana event, which is designed to celebrate Indiana opportunities in business, employment, the arts and recreational sites. Experience Indiana is part of a grant initiative funded by the Lilly Endowment that will bring together vendors, employers and students in an environment providing networking and business ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The John Wesley Honors College at Indiana Wesleyan University will host its fifth annual Luther Lee Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at College Wesleyan Church in Marion, Indiana. This year’s lecture, titled “The Hope of Difference in a Fractured World,” will explore that central to Christian theology is the idea that we are dependent on other people. But, we live in a world that ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
You are cordially invited to attend the: 2018 ANNUAL MEETING ofUNITED WAY OF GRANT COUNTY, INC.   Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 atAvis Industrial Corp. Community Room 1909 South Main Street Upland, IN 46989   @ 5:00 p.m.Light refreshments will be provided  
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
Marion Community Schools’ human resources director was recently honored by the Indiana Association of School Business Officials.  Human Resources Director Shelley Preston has been named the IASBO School Support Professional of the Year for Region 5, the district in which Grant County lies.  This May will be IASBOs 18th year presenting their annual award. Each year, IASBO recognizes school ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
MARION — Are you smarter than a fourth-grader? Frances Slocum Elementary fourth-graders may know a few things you don’t after weeks of Genius Hour research. You’re invited to come out and hear what they’ve learned!   The Genius Hour research fair will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, in the school’s gym. Family and friends and any others interested are invited to attend.   Through ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
MARION, IN – Carey Services is pleased to announce that their Chief Operations Officer, Yolanda Kincaid, graduated from the inaugural Indiana Association for Rehabilitation Facilities (INARF) 2019 Leadership Academy. On March 12, 28 leaders of the human services profession, including Yolanda, participated in a graduation ceremony during the INARF Pre-Conference Reception program in Indianapolis ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
Conference to feature keynote speaker Loretta Swit, best known as Major Margaret Houlihan on M*A*S*H   LifeStream invites the community to register for this year’s Aging Well Conference on Thursday, June 6 at the Horizon Convention Center located at 401 S. High St. Muncie, IN 47305. This year’s conference features keynote speaker Loretta Swit, best known for iconic starring role as Major ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
Marion Community School offers free athletic physicals to studentsMARION — Marion High School will be offering free athletic physicals to any Marion Community Schools student in April 2019, for students who plant to play school sports next fall.Physicals will start on a first-come, first-served basis at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Bill Green Arena (enter Door 16 on the west side of the arena). ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University will host its second annual GRAND IN 60 event where students and Indiana entrepreneurs are invited to pitch their business concept ideas in 60 seconds or less to win $1,000. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 in the Commons of the Barnes Student Center. Two winners will walk away with $1,000—one based on the judges’ choice and one based on ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Thursday, March 14, 2019
(picture) (Berne, Indiana) – Family LifeCare is pleased to announce that Dr. Edmond Bendaly (formerly our Associate Medical Director) has been named Chief Medical Officer for Family LifeCare replacing Dr. Bernie Wiebe who recently retired.  Dr. Bendaly, as Medical Director of Family LifeCare’s Hospice Division, provides physician oversight of our Marion office’s coverage area.         Dr. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
MARION — Little Giants Preschool encompasses Marion Community Schools' Head Start-, Title I- and On My Way Pre-K-funded programs. There are several factors considered when determining which program a student will be enrolled in, but there will be a common start to the application process for all applicants for the 2019-20 school year. Students must be 3 years old by Aug. 1, 2019, and must live in ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
On April 13, 2019 at 9:30 A.M. Campus Recreation at Indiana Wesleyan University is hosting the Donut Run 5K, sponsored by Poppy's Donuts and McConn Coffee. Participants eat 2 of Poppy's donut puffs at each mile and an extreme donut at the finish line. They also receive a moisture-wicking t-shirt and a finishing medal. Cost is $25 if registered before April 3 at the IWU Campus Recreation front desk ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
(First Place Artist) LifeStream and IU East partnered to host a Senior Art Exhibit and Competition in which older adults from East Central Indiana were invited to submit their work. Fifty-five area artists submitted pieces including ceramic sculptures, charcoal drawings, ceramics, photography, wood work, and much more. The pieces were judged and awarded at a reception on Thursday, March 7 at Room ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Grant County Council is excited to announce our annual training and luncheon on April 10, 2019 at the Ivy Tech Marion Campus!  Registration is now open! The purpose of this event is to honor those who work tirelessly to prevent child abuse in our community and to highlight Child Abuse Prevention Month.   Our training, “Staying out of the System: Building, ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
(Cadet Teeguarden) (Cadet Dickerson) Marion High School JROTC cadets Audrey Dickerson and Hailey Teeguarden both were awarded the U.S. Army’s ROTC scholarships. These national level scholarships are each valued at just under $100,000.   Students awarded the scholarships can choose to attend any college/university that has an Army ROTC program and the money can be used to pay for tuition, room ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
(Photo 1)The Marion High School JROTC Precision Marksmanship Team stands with their first-place trophy from the U.S. Army’s 7th Brigade Championship at Ft. Knox, Kentucky in March 2019. Team members included Hailey Teeguarden (front) who was also the match’s top shooter, and (back row) Levi Hofmann, sixth place, Josiah Hamilton, second place, and Abigail Baird, fifth place. The 7th Brigade has 250 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wal-Mart DC On-Site Career Fair Flyer (click here)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
(photo) (Indianapolis, IN, March 2019)  Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU) is happy to announce that Connie Tyler has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Operations. Tyler has been with IMCU for 33 years and began her career in 1985 as a Teller.      Tyler will oversee IMCU’s College Park, West Carmel, Old Meridian, Fishers, Westfield and Zionsville branches.  As Assistant Vice ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 11, 2019
Next month, the seventh annual Marion Community Schools Kindness Rally will celebrate the power that kindness has to change our schools, our community, and the world! This event is open to the entire community, and we hope YOU will join us!   Highlights will include the Chain Reaction Ceremony; the annual Student Kindness Awards and Staff Kindness Awards; the Kindness Chain Parade (where ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, March 11, 2019
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 10th Annual LifeStream Golf Outing on Wednesday, May 15 at The Players Club in Yorktown. Join LifeStream for a day of golfing and making a difference in the lives of seniors in the community. The LifeStream Golf Outing will include a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, March 11, 2019
With gold medals earned the past two weekends at music competitions, McCulloch Junior High School has qualified for the Indiana State School Music Association’s highest honor, the J/M/E Total Department All Music Award for the fifth year in a row — the only school in the state with this winning streak. Every year, ISSMA hosts several competitions for music students in the state. The All Music ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 11, 2019
CAPTION: Eli Lootens displays his scholarship award from University of St. Francis. (Photo-Provided by Marion Community Schools)Two Marion High School art students earned recognition at regional art competition at the University of St. Francis recently.  The USF School of Creative Arts’ 43rd Annual High School Art Exhibition is on display through March 20. Almost 250 works of art from 30 high ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Education, Community
Thursday, March 07, 2019
On-Site Career Fair at Wal-Mart Distribution Center (click here for flyer)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
CAPTION: Students in Marion Regional Career Center’s aviation maintenance class get plenty of hands-on learning at the Marion Municipal Airport. (File photo provided by Marion Community Schools)MARION — The collaboration that provides students in Marion and Grant County to take aviation and airplane maintenance classes in high school earned a special accolade from the Indiana Department of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
(click for flyer) Texas Roadhouse Easter Eggs  
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
CAPTION:Marion Regional Career Center Director Mike Ripperger (second from left) and MRCC Cybersecurity and Information Technology teacher Dr. Travis Hueston accept the Award for Excellence from the Indiana Department of Education on Feb. 26, 2019. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools) February is Career and Technical Education month. Technology programs and organizations all over the ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Cadets from the Marion High School JROTC program have advanced to the second level of the Army JROTC Leadership Bowl and Academic Bowl competitions. More than 2,400 teams representing JROTC programs from high schools across the country and around the world entered these contests. The Giants were one of only two JROTC programs from the state of Indiana to have teams advance in both ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University’s Exercise Science program recently announced that its overall graduate school acceptance rate for the past 10 years sits at an impressive 93.5 percent.  IWU Exercise Science students have gone on to enroll in a variety of programs, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, and physician assistant/nurse practitioner. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Attached you will find our latest press release. You may also find it on our website through this link: https://cityofmarion.in.gov/news-events/city-of-marion-flag-created-for-community   Supporting Documents: A brochure created by Sara Krock of Marion Design Co. tells a concise story behind the city brand (the "M"). The brochure provides a link to the full document of the city brand story on ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University presented Ernie Johnson Jr., one of sports’ most respected and loved personalities, with the 16th annual World Changer Award on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Society of World Changers Convocation. The event included music from the IWU Chorale and Wind Ensemble, the presentation of a life-size bust of Johnson and a speech by the honoree. IWU also honored Ernie with an ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
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
WorkOne March Workshop Calendar (click here to view)
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest