(Warsaw, IN – March 27, 2020) Bowen Center is actively hiring during this extraordinary time. With unemployment numbers released this week jumping to an all-time high, the Center is pleased to be adding staff. In adapting to the current crisis, candidates are interviewed via video conference. The company has also moved all its on-boarding and orientation training online. On Monday, Bowen Center began providing all patient services via phone to protect patients and staff as its employees work from
Below is the one page sheet that describes our COVID Assistance fund. This should let you know where and how we are currently planning to spend this funding to assist in our community. We were informed that any funding we raise to assist during the circumstances that we currently face are all dollars that we will be able to list as matchable dollars in our UnitedIN20 grant cycle from Indiana United Ways. These match dollars will be leveraged to support impact programing in Grant County. Anyone interested
Boy Scouts of America Provides Free Digital Media Safety Training, other At Home resources for all Ch
KOKOMO, Indiana –Sagamore Council, Boy Scouts of America is making age appropriate digital media safety training and other resources available to all children and families for free. Ben Blumenberg, Scout Executive, is offering everyone access to Boy Scouts of America Cyber Chip training and other Scouting resources at no cost. As we all work together to keep each other safe and healthy we are relying more and more on the use of digital media and online resources. According to Blumenberg, “The Sagamore
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Named to 2020 Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors Fort Wayne, Ind. – March 25, 2020 – Randy Lehman of Summit Financial Group was recently named to the 2020 edition of Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, an annual list of the top advisors in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. The Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors ranking is based on data provided by over 4,000 of the nation's most productive advisors. It is the largest and most comprehensive listing produced by the publication.
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(MARION, IN) March 23rd, 2020 – City of Marion government is following Governor Holcomb’s order to close all offices by shutting down its local offices and reducing workers to those able to work from home and/or provide essential services for the City in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All City offices will shut down at close-of-business today, most of which were already closed as of Noon today. Mayor Alumbaugh issued an executive order last Tuesday, March 10th, 2020, allowing certain employees to work
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Financial Assistance Now Available for Grant County Businesses through COVID-
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Financial Assistance Now Available for Grant County Businesses through COVID-19 Loan Fund MARION, INDIANA, Monday, March 23rd, 2020 – Grant County businesses impacted by the Global Pandemic, the COVID-19 virus, will now have access to financial assistance through the Growth Council’s COVID-19 Loan Fund. Businesses operating in Grant County, with less than 30 employees, are eligible to apply for up to $7,500 in funding. The Growth Council is now taking applications! The COVID-19 Loan
Please find important links below regarding WorkOne office closures and recent updates to unemployment: DWD closing WorkOne offices: https://www.in.gov/dwd/19.htm Latest unemployment insurance information: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/INDWD/bulletins/282b567 Attached please find the updated unemployment insurance FAQ 3/20/2020. (click here)
Below please find links to share with your business communities. These links include unemployment insurance tutorials, frequently asked questions and a one page flyer on unemployment insurance basics. https://www.in.gov/dwd/19.htm https://www.in.gov/dwd/3474.htm
To ensure the health and well-being of our staff and members, ViaCU branch lobbies will be closed effective Friday, March 20 at Noon until further notice. Our branch drive-ups will remain open. Branchlobby services such as new account, lending or safe deposit box access will be available by appointment only by calling 877.673.3284. To help keep everyone safe and healthy, members should not visit the drive-up or schedule an appointment if sick or have been exposed to those who are sick. We appreciate
City of Marion Offices to Close to the Public with Little Exception Effective Monday, 3/23/20 at Noon
(MARION, IN) March 20th, 2020 – City of Marion offices will be closed to public access effective Monday, March 23rd, 2020, at Noon. All departments will continue to perform business as usual. However, all communication should be conducted by phone, email, fax, or other electronic means. Until further notice, the Building Dept. will continue to process and issue building permit requests in an effort to continue construction work without interruption. Anyone requesting such permits should enter City Hall
The Grant County Department of Health announced today the first presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Grant County. Grant County Health Department is working closely with the local and state officials to ensure that contacts of the patient are identified and monitored and that all infection control protocols are being followed. Gov. Eric J. Holcomb issued a public health emergency declaration that calls on state agencies to continue their diligence and cooperation in
Grant County Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Response / Planning March 20, 2020 Daily Briefing 0900 Daily Briefing; The Grant County Health Department has reported its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grant County. No other information is available at this time. The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has identified 79 total presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 and 2 deaths and 554 tests in the state since Friday, March 6. The Grant County Commissioners with the support
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OMWPK (click here) Approved Providers (click here) Hello Community Partners,I wanted to share that our OMWPK applications are now open. These work similar to the CCDF child care vouchers, but they are only for 4 year olds (must be 4 by August 1) and there is no waitlist. For those families who qualify and need child care immediately, they could have care as early as next month. I've attached our list of current OMWPK providers in Grant County.During these stressful times, I hope we can help some of your
(WARSAW, IN – March 19, 2020) – As the number of those affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States continues to rise, Bowen Center is now providing psychiatric, therapy, and community-based services over the phone. Governor Eric Holcomb and Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction director, Jay Chaudhary, J.D., worked to allow Bowen Center the flexibility to provide care over the phone instead putting its patients and mental health professionals at risk of transmitting the
ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Indiana small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, to declare a disaster following a request received from Gov. Eric J.
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans now open for Indiana Small BusinessesThanks to a concerted effort by our partners throughout the state, Indiana small businesses can now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). What's an EIDL?The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits.EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills. The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere. The
To provide additional support for Hoosiers during the 2020 spring filing season FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2020DOR Announces Filing and Payment ExtensionsTo provide additional support for Hoosiers during the 2020 spring filing seasonINDIANAPOLIS – Today, Governor Eric Holcomb announced the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is extending certain filing and payment deadlines to align with the
UPDATED: HONEYWELL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) PROTOCOLVarious venues with programming affected through April 11, planning to reschedule; Offering online engagement opportunities via social media The Honeywell Foundation’s top priority is always the health and safety of its much-valued team, volunteers, and guests. The Foundation is abiding by Indiana Governor Holcomb’s mandate including precautionary social distancing to slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In
- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Effective March 18, 2020, Marion General Hospital has established a Call Center to address concerns of Respiratory Illnesses and COVID-19 questions. Please utilize the new call center number 765-660-6999 to speak with a healthcare professional 24/7 to address your needs specific to respiratory illnesses. Please see attached a COVID-19 screening resources to be able to self-assess symptoms and appropriate response or level of treatment indicated. Coronavirus (COVID-19)
We have posted the following announcements on our website today in relation to COVID-19: - Utility Service Board Meeting Postponed to April 2nd - City Plan Commission Meeting Canceled - Board of Works Emergency Meeting Planned for March 23rd Find them on the News & Events section of:cityofmarion.in.gov You may also check out WSOT's community broadcast from today at: https://youtu.be/0qIRpnHoqxw.
Marion, IN (March 17, 2020) – As many are, FSSI continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In honoring our mission and to serve families, we’ve made the following updates to our agency plans. We will operate under these updates until April 5, 2020 unless further measures need to be taken upon regular re-evaluation and on the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control, Indiana State Department of Health and from the State Governor, Eric Holcomb. The following measures are being
New, easy-to-use online application will make it easier for families to apply INDIANAPOLIS–Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning is now accepting applications from families in any Indiana county who may be eligible for grants for their children to receive high-quality, prekindergarten education through the On My Way Pre-K program for the 2020-2021 school year. The program, which started as a five-county pilot and then expanded to 20 counties in 2017, became statewide in 2019.
Please click the link for statement released by Marion Mayor Jess Alumbaugh. https://cityofmarion.in.gov/news-events/statement-from-the-mayor-regarding-covid19 Thank you.
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Marion Community Schools is putting plans in place to provide meals for students during the extended closure. We will be doing a weekly grab-and-go food pick-up at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays (3/18, 3/25, 4/1) at the Justice Intermediate School parking lot. Entrance will be on Miller Avenue. Please continue to visit Marion Community Schools' online resource page for more information regarding COVID-19 and the school closure: https://www.marion.k12.in.us/mcs-health-update-coronavirus-information
Please be advised: With recent guidance from Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb regarding statewide efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Marion Community Schools has made the decision to close school starting Monday, March 16, through April 5. This includes all MCS school buildings, Little Giants Preschool, and Marion Regional Career Center. In addition, all athletics, events, and activities are canceled during this time period. This decision has not been made lightly, but this is an unprecedented
Check out this month's stories! Champion of the Month: Greg FiebigEmployee Spotlight: Jeff Edwards, Leslie Conoway, & Holly BurnsBusiness Spotlight: Indiana Liquor Group Archived Stories: www.cityofmarion.in.gov/storiesProgram Information: https://cityofmarion.in.gov/government/departments/community-development-marketing/marketing-community-relations
Community Partners, As a result of health concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19), all upcoming job fairs and hiring events arranged by Northeast Indiana Works and WorkOne Northeast have been cancelled until further notice. All workshops at the WorkOne Northeast career centers have also been cancelled until further notice. The career centers, meanwhile, willremain open.
The Grant County Rescue Mission announces their facilities will remain open and services will continue to be available. Marion, Indiana — Your Grant County Rescue Mission is committed to serving the many men, women, and children in need in our community and as such, our facilities will remain open and services will continue to be available. Breakfast is served at 7:00 am daily, lunch is served at 12:00 pm Monday through Saturday and served at 1:00 pm on Sunday, and dinner is served at 5:00 pm
(MARION, IN) March 12th, 2020 – On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020, the Marion Municipal Airport received a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the amount of $152,000 as a reimbursement for the cost of constructing their Snow Removal Equipment (or SRE) Building back in 2015. City of Marion Board of Aviation President, Jim McKinney, signed the paperwork Wednesday, making the grant official. McKinney applied for the FAA grant and expressed gratitude today for receiving the
Carey Services honored five people for their service to, and advocacy for, people with disabilities at the agency’s annual A Night at Carey dinner on Saturday. March is National Disability Awareness Month, and Carey Services started the A Night at Carey dinner in 2017 to bring people in the community together in a fun way to raise community engagement for disability-related issues. The dinner has had a specific theme each year; this year’s theme was “The ’20s Roar Again,” a homage to the 100 years since
LifeStream Services is recognizing National Nutrition Month® during the month of March with events at Senior Community Cafés. LifeStream has 21 cafés throughout 12 counties in East Central Indiana where people over the age of 60 can enjoy a nutritious meal on a donation basis. Those under the age of 60 are able to enjoy a meal for a small fee. National Nutrition Month events include nutrition presentations hosted by Purdue Extensions of Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph,
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has confirmed 6 presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 “Coronavirus” in Indiana. None of these cases have been in Grant nor its immediately surrounding counties. We continue to encourage all members of our local community to be active in your role of prevention of all contagious diseases, including influenza. Actions everyone can take include, but are not limited to, vaccination, good hand hygiene practices, covering coughs or sneezes, and staying home when
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in 20 Indiana Counties Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration
ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Indiana as a result of excessive rain beginning on March 1, 2019. The loans are available in the following counties: Boone, Clinton, Crawford, Dubois, Grant, Hamilton, Hancock, Howard Jasper, Lake, La Porte, Madison, Marion, Newton, Perry, Porter,
Heart to Heart Hospice is looking for volunteers in Marion area. Volunteers: A Little Time, A Big DifferenceVisit with patientsGive a break to a caregiverEmotional supportRead or sing to patientsAssist with office duties For more information to volunteer with Heart to Heart Hospice, contact Kyle Pitt at 765-677-0684 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Hoosier Young and Old Counts! The Importance of the 2020 CensusOn April 1, 2020, the nation will recognize Census Day. The U.S. Constitution requires that the federal government count all persons living in the country every 10 years, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, or citizenship status. The 2020 Census survey can be completed online, as well as by phone or by mail. Residents should expect to receive information on how to complete the survey in March of 2020. The survey is easy to complete and
WHAT: “Harvey” presented by the Marion High School Speech & Drama Association WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, and Saturday, April 11 WHERE: Walton Performing Arts Center, Marion High School, 750 W. 26th St. COST: $7 for adults, $5 for students. What is real, after all, and what really matters? Marion High School Speech & Drama Association’s upcoming spring play “Harvey” tackles those questions and more. Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s
For more information, please contact Josh Huff, email@example.com.The Marion High School Marching Giants are moving to the summer marching band competition circuit for the 2020 season. With this change, the Marching Giants will compete in about the same number of contests, but over a shorter time period that begins earlier than the fall marching season. This will give more flexibility for students who wish to participate in other fall activities, including athletics. Many North Central
For more information, contact Josh Huff (MHS bands), firstname.lastname@example.org, Bryce Conway (MHS choirs) email@example.com, and Christina Huff (MJH choirs), firstname.lastname@example.orgSeveral Marion High School musicians and two McCulloch Junior High School students earned top awards at the state finals of ISSMA Solo & Ensemble recently. The two MJH students, eighth-graders Nathaniel Aguila and Caroline Russell, were the first students from the school to compete at the Division I level, which made them
Live entertainment including genres of southern rock, classic rock, live performance art WABASH, Ind.—The Honeywell Center is proud to announce additional programming on the Ford Theater Stage including 38 Special, Get The Led Out, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, and ARTRAGEOUS. Each show will go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 5 at 10 a.m. 38 Special on Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. – After more than four decades together, 38 Special continues to bring their signature blast of Southern Rock to
Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Grant County Council is excited to announce our annual community training and luncheon on April 08, 2020 at the Ivy Tech Marion Campus! Registration is now open! The purpose of this event is to equip our community members with knowledge and resources to identify and respond to child abuse, honor those who work tirelessly to prevent child abuse in our community, and highlight individuals and agencies who are serving children and families in Grant County. Our training,