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Thursday, March 23, 2017
La Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (Spanish Honor Society) at Marion High School recently inducted 37 students, bringing the total membership to 89. Those members who will be graduating this year were also honored during the ceremony. To qualify for La Sociedad, students must study Spanish for a minimum of three years and maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher in Spanish during that time. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University will hold a special chapel service on Monday, March 27 at 10 a.m. honoring the retirement of long-time professor Dr. Wilbur Williams. The service will include an interview with Williams, an address from IWU President Dr. David Wright and recognition from Marion Mayor Jess Alumbaugh. The celebration is open to the public and will be held in the Chapel Auditorium on ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), Central Indiana’s largest credit union, hosted their eighth annual charity fundraising event, A Tailgate Extravaganza, to benefit the Indiana Members Foundation, at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center, 7001 W. 56 th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46254, on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Over 200 people attended the event which raised over $24,000 for the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Easter Brunch at Hostess House ( click here to view )
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Monday, March 20, 2017
Family LifeCare will host a Spring Remembrance Service on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at their office located at 705 S. Baldwin Avenue, Marion. This annual service is in remembrance and celebration of family, friends and community members who have passed away. The event includes music by Jeff Luttrell, message by Chaplain Henry Favorite, time to share about your loved one (please bring a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, March 20, 2017
The Marion High School JROTC program this week received the highest rating possible from the U.S. Army — Honor Unit with Distinction — following its formal inspection of the program. Only 10 percent of JROTC units in the country receive this rating! The formal inspection included briefings led by cadets, portfolio reviews, evaluations of the color guard and drill team, an in-ranks ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, March 20, 2017
Parents interested in enrolling their child in Marion Community Schools’ Little Giants Preschool, a tuition-free, high-quality preschool, should mark their calendars for application days coming up in the next few weeks. Little Giants Preschool encompasses Marion Community Schools' Head Start-, Title I- and EEMG-funded programs, along with our special needs preschool program. There are ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 16, 2017
As we head into spring, Marion High School’s state-of-the-art planetarium will put on special shows that explore weather and climate, along with the local night sky in spring and summer. The public is invited to MHS to the shows, which will feature “The Zula Patrol: Under the Weather”; “The Dynamic Earth: Exploring Earth’s Climate Engine”; and a review of ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Marion Community Schools is thrilled to announce that our bullying prevention program has been recognized by the School Safety Advocacy Council as a national exemplary program. Several members of the MCS bullying prevention committee traveled recently to the National Conference on Bullying and Child Victimization, where they accepted the award and gained valuable information and ideas on how to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The Indiana ACT Council recently selected Indiana Wesleyan University as the Indiana Career Preparedness Award recipient from among all applicants for the 2016-17 ACT College and Career Readiness Campaign. IWU was recognized specifically for its distinctive Life Calling and Career Development department, which seeks to help students explore and discern their life calling. The Indiana Career ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
A young artist at Kendall Elementary School was recently named one of only 36 blue ribbon honorees in the annual Symphony in Color statewide art competition, and another Kendall student earned an honorable mention. Alexa Ortiz-Juarez ( click here ), in second grade at Kendall, earned a prestigious blue ribbon. Chloee Bridges ( pictured here ), also in second grade, earned an honorable mention. A ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, March 10, 2017
Marion JROTC Cadet Miller Betz demonstrated Saturday that she was the best cadet at precision military-style drill, earning first place in the knockout competition at the Indianapolis Drill Competition. Betz, along with 12 other Marion High School JRTOC cadets, competed against hundreds of cadets from 21 other schools. The Giants performed exceptionally well, earning more top-three finishes than ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, March 10, 2017
Former Chief Executive Officer of Muncie Federal Credit Union, Vicki Burley-Fannin, joined MutualBank as the Gas City Financial Center Manager. In her new role, Vicki delivers high-quality service while developing team members to advance MutualBank’s culture. She actively seeks new and recurring business by closing mortgages, home equity lines of credit, consumer loans and oversees the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Family Service Society, Inc. held its 27th Annual Crystal Ball on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The event featured record attendance and fundraising benefiting Family Service Society, Inc. that exists to encourage, empower and educate children, adults and families to change their lives for good. The evening also included the presentation of the History Award to Alan Miller and the Vision Award to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
( click here for coupon book ) ​ LifeStream Services is excited to announce the fundraising event, Dine for Seniors. Between April 3 and April 9, the public is invited to dine out at one of the participating locations and the restaurant will donate a portion of the check to LifeStream Services. Participating restaurants are located throughout Delaware, Grant, Henry, and Madison counties. ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, March 03, 2017
Join us as we would like to increase the awareness in Grant County about what the Greater Indiana Chapter of Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group has to offer. ( click here to view pdf )
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Family LifeCare of Berne and Marion continues to grow and is proud to announce the following new staff: Casandra Brown, Aide of Grant County Michelle Thomas, Admissions Nurse of Mercer 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, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), Central Indiana’s largest credit union, is pleased to announce it is now offering an exclusive Cancer Awareness Card. The card will benefit a different local cancer related organization each year. Pink Ribbon Connection, a local breast cancer organization, has been selected as this year’s beneficiary. A portion of each signature based transaction ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 27, 2017
Two Marion High School math students have achieved a feat unheard of in at least a decade in Marion. Senior Nicholas Spitzer and junior Elizabeth Wuertley have advanced to the second round of the American Mathematics Competition, the first step on the path to the International Mathematical Olympiad. In all, 80 students at MHS participated in the American Mathematics Competition, half taking the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, February 27, 2017
Indiana Wesleyan University’s Dr. Candice Norris-Brown, professor of graduate counseling, has been selected to receive the 2017 Reese House Social Justice Advocate of the Year Award. The recognition comes from the association of Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ), a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA). The award honors professional counselors and counselor educators who ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest