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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
We walk to raise funds! All the money raised for Walk-A-Mile will help care for the men, women, and children we serve by providing a warm place to stay, good food to eat, counseling services, our addiction recovery Life Change Program, and most importantly - HOPE!We walk to raise awareness! Winter in Indiana is bitterly cold. Walking a mile outside in February gives you just a glimpse more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The holidays were brightened for over 1,400 isolated senior citizens in East Central Indiana through LifeStream’s AngelWish program. AngelWish is LifeStream’s annual campaign to make the holidays brighter for isolated seniors. The program coordinates doorstep delivery of packages of food, personal care items, practical necessities, and gifts for seniors who are isolated and alone during the more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Marion Regional Career Center’s Information Technology Academy is pleased to announce a partnership with Marion Public Library to offer technology assistance to the Marion community.  The MRCC Technical Assistance Center (TAC) will open on Thursday, Jan. 11. Student technology specialists will be available inside Marion Public Library on Thursdays and Fridays during the school year, from 9 to more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Marion Community Schools invites you to an afternoon of music and art featuring our outstanding fine arts faculty.  Arts in Action, a concert and art show, is set for 3 p.m. Jan. 21, 2018, at the Walton Performing Arts Center at Marion High School. Admission is free, and this event is open to the public.  We hope to see you there!
Categories: Education, Community
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Grant County Economic Growth Council has released a survey aimed at those employees that commute into Grant County for work. If you, or anyone in your organization, falls into this category please follow the link below to complete. It’s 14 questions, should take about 5 minutes, and they are giving away 2 $100 gift certificates to a local restaurant to random participants. Here is the link: more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, January 05, 2018
The Marion High School JROTC Rifle Marksmanship Team has advanced to two separate National Championship competitions.   The Giants received an invitation to compete at the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s National Championship at Fort Benning, GA, on Feb. 1 through 3. They will also travel to the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s facility at Camp Perry, OH, in mid-February to compete in the Army more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, January 05, 2018
Indiana Members Foundation, the charitable arm of Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), along with Indiana Members Credit Union, announces it is accepting applications for the Robert E. Martin Collegiate Scholarship Program available to college students that are members of Indiana Members Credit Union.  In 2017, Indiana Members Foundation awarded $25,000 through the Robert E. Martin Collegiate more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Save The Date! 2nd Annual Chocolate Celebration at Second Harvest Food Bank 2/2/2018 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. (click here to view pdf)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
(Converse, IN) In response to the recently passed legislation affecting corporate tax, Gene Miles, President and CEO of First Farmers Bank & Trust recently announced a new corporate wage and community support program that commits to four points of emphasis.  Raise the minimum hourly starting wage by $2.50 for all new FFBT employees.Provide a minimum year-end bonus of $750 annually to all full more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Monday, December 18, 2017
Marion High School senior Andrea Persinger earned a first-place finish last weekend at the Business Professionals of America Regional Leadership Contest.   Andrea competed in three categories at the competition, held Dec.9 at the Heartland Career Center in Wabash. She was the top finisher in the Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications category, earning a spot in the upcoming state level more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, December 18, 2017
Congratulations to MHS senior Kaylynn Scher, who has been named a 2017 Lilly Endowment Scholarship winner!   The Lilly scholarship provides coverage for tuition and book fees for Indiana colleges/universities. The nomination and selection process for the Lilly Scholarship locally is handled by the Community Foundation of Grant County. Two scholarships are awarded in Grant County.   The more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, December 18, 2017
*Pictured left to right: Joel Tiede, Vice President of Branch Operations, IMCU, Monique Krider, Vice President of Human Resources, IMCU, John Newett, Senior Vice President of Operations, IMCU, Ron Collier, President and CEO, IMCU, Mandy Emery, Vice President of Community Involvement, IMCU and Gus Nierman, Courier, IMCU. Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), Central Indiana’s largest credit union, more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest