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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Everyone has influence and the ability to create positive change. When you improve your leadership, you impact lives, churches, businesses, governments, schools and families. Register for this event ( click here to view pdf )
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Three Community School of the Arts students will further their arts education in college, and have been accepted into top programs in the country and awarded scholarships. All three students are graduating from the CSA Arts Academy, a partnership with Marion Community Schools. Grant County native and longtime student of the Community School of the Arts, Samantha Williams has been accepted in the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University’s John Wesley Honors College is excited to introduce its Fall 2017 incoming class: 50 academic high achievers who rose to the top of an extremely competitive crop of applicants. These students will fulfill their general education requirements by pursuing an honors liberal arts curriculum devoted to the big questions of human existence that earns them an Honors ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, May 19, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University is pleased to announce that Anne Greeley, assistant professor of art history, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a special week-long seminar on Teaching European Art in Context. The seminar, “Landscape and Identity in Britain and the United States (1770–1914),” ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 19, 2017
We are excited to offer to kids in Grant County, the Exploration Wildcat summer science camp. The day camp will be June 15-16 at IWU and is being coordinated by Dr. Tara Renbarger, a Professor of Biology. We are seeking sponsors as we are going to run this 2-day day camp as a free event (application required - click here to view ) for 4-6 in Grant County. Sponsorhship Opportunity Form-Monetary ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, May 19, 2017
Local Shelter Insurance Agent, Jamie Flannery-Flatford, was recently presented with two awards for excellence. She received a Shelter Insurance Rising Star Award as well as the Shelter Insurance New Agent Sales Leader Award. Her office is located at 117 N. Baldwin Avenue in Marion. Her website is www.shelterinsurance.com/jflanneryflatford and her phone number is (765) 651-8455.
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 18, 2017
GROW Nurses (Growing and Raising Our Workforce), a Grant county-based recruitment program that prepares underrepresented populations to work in the nursing field, received a $1,950 mini-grant from the Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center (NEI-AHEC) in spring of 2017. GROW Nurses used the mini-grant to fund value-added programming. The grant was part of NEI-AHEC’s Mini-Grant ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Allstate-Taylor Family Insurance is proud to announce that Wade Finicle has joined our team!! Wade brings nearly 25 years of outstanding performance in insurance sales and customer service to the table. Wade's experience deepens Taylor Family Insurance’ ability to better serve the families in our community! If you know Wade, call today to give him a shout out of congratulations! (765) ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
As part of Family LifeCare’s 20 th anniversary celebration, we are hosting a series to help empower caregivers in our communities. Throughout 2017 we will present four major topics. All presentations are free and open to the community and will be held at 6 pm. At Bluffton Regional Medical Center, 303 S Main Street, 4 th floor Conference Rooms 401 & 402, Bluffton June 14: Janelle ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
The Marion Teachers Association recently announced the recipients of the MTA Educator Scholarship for 2017: Adam Betz and Payton Blair, both members of the Marion High School Class of 2017 who plan to pursue post-secondary degrees in the field of education. The MTA Educator Scholarship was established by the MTA to recognize future educators graduating from Marion High School. The MTA Educator ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University’s Music Therapy program recently converted a portion of Center School, an academic building on IWU’s residential campus, into a music therapy clinic that is expected to open in September 2017. The clinic will provide free music therapy services to those in the local community and will be managed by Rebecca Barnard, associate professor of Music Therapy. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Marion Regional Career Center has been named a Microsoft School, joining an exclusive community of schools from around the world (and only 250 in the U.S.) recognized for their pioneering efforts and innovation in rethinking teaching, learning, and assessment. Just one year after being named a Microsoft Imagine Academy, MRCC’s information technology program has made the step up to the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University student, Shiloh Hines, recently received the de Jager Prize for exceptional academic performance during his semester abroad in Oxford, United Kingdom. Hines was one of 10 students who received the highly valued honor. Hines participated in BestSemester’s Scholars’ Semester in Oxford (SSO) during the fall semester of 2016 where he studied at the historic ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The Marion High School JROTC Raider Team demonstrated in two regional competitions in as many weeks that they are the truly best Raider Team in the Midwest. The Giants soundly defeated 15 other teams at the Marion Raider Challenge held here at Marion High School on April 22, and again beat another 10 teams from Michigan during Saturday’s Raider competition held in Wayne, Mich. Earlier this ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, May 01, 2017
When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and was started 68 years ago by Mental Health America, to raise awareness about mental ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, May 01, 2017
Family LifeCare of Berne and Marion continues to grow and is proud to announce the following new staff: Angela Shaw, Nurse of Grant County Bobbi Robinson, Aide of Grant County Family LifeCare is a non-profit organization providing home care, hospice and palliative services to individuals of all ages – from newborn through adults - in Adams, Allen, Blackford, Grant, Huntington, Jay, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Friday, April 28, 2017
One Marion High School senior has been named a 2017 Indiana Academic All-Star, an honor earned by only 40 high school seniors in the state. Micah Hoeksema, who is also a National Merit Scholar and a Lilly Scholar planning to attend Taylor University and major in Spanish and biology / pre-med, was honored with the other All-Stars at a luncheon Tuesday in Indianapolis. The Academic All-Stars were ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, April 28, 2017
S t. Paul Catholic School participated in the Community Foundation of Grant County 2017 Youth Grant program. The goal of the youth grant program is to teach kids how to be philanthropic in their community. The program breaks the concept of philanthropic giving into three sections. The first is for students to complete a unit on Philanthropy to help them understand what it means to give back. The ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest