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Results Found: 17
Friday, November 17, 2017
You're going to LOVE it Here! (click here to view pdf)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Donors looking to increase the impact of their Giving Tuesday donations have an opportunity to double their money when they donate to Carey Services.   AWS Foundation is celebrating its 10th anniversary by supporting disability services in northeast Indiana on Giving Tuesday 2017, which is Nov. 28. AWS Foundation will match new gifts, and increased gifts, to Carey Services dollar for dollar up ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
On the Saturday following Black Friday, November 25th, Grant County will join thousands of other counties, cities, towns, and businesses around the nation to celebrate Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a nation-wide event dedicated to supporting local businesses. It was founded seven years ago by American Express in response to a pressing need: local businesses need more ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Family LifeCare has been named a 2017 HHCAHPS Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. HHCAHPS Honors is a prestigious award recognizing home health agencies that continuously provide the highest quality care as measured from the patient’s point of view. It acknowledges ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 13, 2017
Family LifeCare held their annual fundraiser on Saturday, September 23 and raised over $31,000.  Our annual fundraiser supports an endowment fund allowing us to extend our services to infants through adults who are uninsured or underinsured and to pay for advance symptom management that is non-reimbursed by a third party payer.    Family LifeCare recognizes the following corporate sponsors for ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Marion High School JROTC Raiders competed this past weekend against the country’s best Army JROTC teams at the Raider National Championship, and both MHS teams finished in the top 10.   MHS fielded both an all-male and an all-female team, which finished 10th and 7th in their respective categories. In addition, two Marion cadets earned accolades for their placements during the Best Raider ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) awarded Indiana Wesleyan University first generation sophomore Zaragosa Morales with the Realizing the Dream Scholarship on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing. The award, funded by a Lilly Endowment grant, is presented annually to first-generation sophomores attending ICI institutions who have demonstrated outstanding ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, November 10, 2017
Family LifeCare announces Holiday Grief Support and Remembrance Services (click here to view pdf for locations & times)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Thursday, November 09, 2017
We are currently collecting gently used and new kids coats to be distributed to families in our community. Coats can be dropped off at Collins Wireless or The UPS Store at 1301 S Baldwin Ave “under the big flag” on the bypass through December 1st. We will then clean the coats and on December 2nd we will hold a distribution event at Collins Wireless from 8-11 AM. One coat per child and child must ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Marion High School is a state leader in college and career readiness, according to the Indiana Department of Education.   MHS’s CCR rate for 2015 (the latest year for which certified data is available) is 89.29 percent, reflecting the percentage of our students who earned early college credit, passed an AP exam, or earned a workplace certification. This is one of the highest rates in the state, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
LifeStream Services has named Jenny Hamilton as the Interim President/CEO of the organization.  Hamilton has been with LifeStream since 1999 where she started as an in-home Care Manager and has been the Vice President of Home and Community Based Services since 2013.  Hamilton and her family are residents of Delaware County and she has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Ball State University ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University’s School of Teacher Education recently established a partnership with Marion High School (MHS) to co-sponsor a future teachers’ club called Educators Rising. The goal of the partnership is simply to bring IWU Education majors together with high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching. The MHS Educators Rising seeks to help high school ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), Central Indiana’s largest credit union, supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month and donated $5,841 to Pink Ribbon Connection.     IMCU’s President and CEO, Ron Collier, challenged employees to show their support for this cause by raising $2,500 throughout the month of October and IMCU would make a company match.  Employees rose to the challenge, surpassing ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Marion Design Co., a creative studio and branch of Indiana Wesleyan University’s Division of Art + Design, and in collaboration with the City of Marion, was recently awarded a $6,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Grant County, Indiana, Inc., made possible by generous donors since 1984.  The grant will partially fund the completion of the second phase in the final build of the newly ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 06, 2017
Join us for a weekend of food, fun, and festivities!  (click here to view jpg)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, November 06, 2017
Two Marion High School band students have been selected to perform in the Indiana Jazz Educators Association All-District Jazz Honor Band.  “This is historic, and we are so proud of our talented students for this achievement,” said MHS Director of Bands Josh Huff. “This is the first time ever that Marion High School students have been selected to perform with this band.”  The musicians ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, October 20, 2017
A member of Marion High School’s Class of 2018 can claim an achievement few others can: a perfect score on the ACT test.  Elizabeth Wuertley, MHS senior, learned of her achievement last month. According to the ACT organization, on average only 0.1 percent of test takers earn a perfect score. (That means out of every 10,000 test takers, only 10 would be expected to earn a perfect score, based on ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release