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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
The Clarence Faulkner Community Center invites the community to participate in their upcoming fundraiser, a golf scramble.  The event is set for Saturday, June 9, at Arbor Trace Golf Course. Cost is $50 per person ($200 per four-person team). Lunch is included, and there will be prizes and trophies given.  The Faulkner Center is also seeking hole sponsors at $100.  For more information about ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
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
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
*Pictured: Left to right, Margaret Miller, Board of Directors, IMCU, Ron Collier, President and CEO, IMCU, and Mandy Emery, Vice President of Community Involvement, IMCU. Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), Central Indiana’s largest credit union, hosted its ninth annual charity fundraising event, Designer Purse PLUS! Bingo Extravaganza!, to benefit the Indiana Members Foundation, at Primo South, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Save The Date for Marion General Hospital 2018 Health Expo (click here to view flyer) More Information to Come!!
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, May 14, 2018
Each year Family Service Society, Inc. conducts the 100 Good Men Campaign, a community awareness initiative focused on the importance of healthy men in the lives of our children, families and communities. Research indicates that 24-million children nationwide are living in a father-less home and those children are four times more likely to live in poverty, drop out of high school and have a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
The Marion Common Council approved an amendment to General Ordinance #14-1991 (Street Cut Ordinance) at their regular meeting on April 16th. Community investment in streets and roads is a major component of community assets. As custodians of these facilities, the City of Marion Engineering Dept. has the obligation and responsibility to protect the public interest. The amendment will provide ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
MPD Patrol Sergeant Nate McBee has retired after serving the citizens of Marion for nearly 23 years. Sgt. McBee first accepted a Dispatch position with the Marion Police Department on July 2nd, 1995, but soon transitioned onto the road as a Patrol Officer on Dec. 17th, 1996. He had since served in many capacities - as a Field Training Officer, Shift Sergeant, Traffic Sergeant, and most recently ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University’s Dr. H. Michael Buck, professor of English, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Dodd-Elder Endowed Professorship in English and Literature for 2018-2019 academic year. The honor recognizes a person of outstanding merit, ability and scholarship in English or literature.  Buck has been employed at IWU since 1989, and he served as division chair and professor ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University Chorale will embark on a 10-day trip to Italy on Thursday, May 11 and return on Sunday, May 20. Over the course of their trip, the Chorale will perform in places such as Venice, Florence, Cinque Terre and Rome.  The group of 49 students will be led by Dr. Todd Guy, Chorale director, and Dr. Michael Buck, professor of English at IWU. Performances will take place at the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, May 04, 2018
When it comes to mental health care, our state is falling short. According to Mental Health America, Indiana ranks 48th out of all 50 states when it comes to mental health; this ranking is a combination of the prevalence of mental illness and the accessibility to care for those with a mental illness. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, May 04, 2018
Family Service Society, Inc. a social service 501 (c) 3 that focuses on addressing the social and emotional needs of children, adults and families recently promoted Brett Boswinkle to Clinical Administrator. This is a new role for the management of the clinical department at FSSI and a position that is needed to meet the growing department and required managerial responsibilities. “We are so ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University is offering dual credit classes as part of its new Wildcat Academy, a program that offers high school students the opportunity to experience and prepare for college prior to actually enrolling.  Dual credit courses are designed for high school juniors and seniors to have the opportunity to earn both high school and college credits for the same classes. Taking these ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University received this week a $15,000 Vital Worship Grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW) for the 2018-2019 academic year.   The grant will allow project director Dr. Anne Greeley, professor of Art History, and her team to implement a visual arts project in the IWU Chapel that intends to strengthen the communal nature of campus worship by engaging ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Marion, Indiana has been named the 72nd best small city in the nation to start a business in 2018, according to the reputable personal finance resource, WalletHub.com. Business owners recognize big cities are not necessarily better for starting a new business as communities with smaller populations can bring greater success depending on the venture, says WalletHub. To discover which small U.S. ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The newest addition to the Marion High School Athletics Department is a familiar face: Former Giants basketball standout Julius Mays is joining the staff as assistant athletic director.   “We are very excited to have Julius back as a part of the Giant family,” Marion High School Principal Keith Burke said. “Julius is energetic and a hard worker and he has great character. He is coming home where ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Marion High School choir invites you to come and enjoy its annual year-end tradition, Sing on the Green.   The concert will feature special performances by some of the senior choir members, along with five different choirs, including the ISSMA gold-winning chamber choir. The show is part of a weekend spotlight on the arts at Marion Community Schools.   The show will start at 7 p.m. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Bend of the River Neighborhood Association is hosting its 4th Annual Books & Bikes Art Festival on August 18, 2018, from 11 am to 4 pm. This event is centered near Curfman's Cyclery at 426 North Washington Street in Marion, Indiana, the Little Free Library, and their neighborhood Community Garden, located next door.  The event features a live music throughout the day, family bike ride, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
A group of Art+Design students from Indiana Wesleyan University have partnered with individuals and organizations from across our Marion community to create installations in storefronts throughout Marion’s downtown square.  On Wednesday, April 25 from 3-5 p.m., the public is welcome to visit Marion Design Co. (302 South Washington Street) to pick up a walking-map of the seven installations, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release