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Monday, August 14, 2017
With the upcoming solar eclipse sparking interest across the country, Marion High School’s state-of-the-art planetarium will put on special shows that explore the unusual phenomenon. The public is invited to MHS to the shows, scheduled for 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 20. Admission is free, but seating is limited and on a first-come, first-seated basis on the day of ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest
Monday, August 14, 2017
Marion Community Schools is pleased to announce that Olivia Wright has accepted the administrative assignment as Director of Special Education for the 2017-18 school year. Wright is a graduate of Marion High School and has worked for Marion Community Schools since 2001 — more than 16 years of successful experience as a teacher and a special education coordinator. MCS Superintendent Brad ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Eight leaders from the Marion High School JROTC joined with 200 cadets from JROTC programs in Michigan and Indiana this week for extensive training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Giant Battalion's Cadet Command and primary staff members participated in the JROTC Cadet Advanced Studies Staff School (JCAS3) hosted by the Detroit public school system's director of Army ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
On July 26, 2017 the United Way of Grant County partnered with Gas City Concerts in the Park and Indiana Wesleyan University to host Rock the Way with the headline act, The Family Stone but show wasn’t just about the music. “While this event raises awareness and funds for the United Way, it is a wonderful opportunity to make presentations like this because of the generosity of this ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, August 07, 2017
*Pictured: Golf outing participants, left to right: Tim Burns, Fox Sports Indiana, Gary Vaught, University of Indianapolis, Danny Collier, IMCU, and Dennis March, Kinetico Water Systems. Indiana Members Foundation, the charitable arm of Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), hosted its 9 th Annual Golf Outing at Valle Vista Golf Course, 755 East Main Street, Greenwood, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, August 04, 2017
Presenting the 2017 Jim Brunner Golf Classic, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Grant County. ( click here to view flyer ) ( click here to view sign up sheet )
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Grant County’s band directors are teaming up to bring a new opportunity to local music students: the Grant County Public High School Honor Band. The Grant County Honor Band will feature some of the top music students at each of Grant County’s five public high schools, Eastbrook, Madison-Grant, Marion, Mississinewa, and Oak Hill. It will also feature a distinguished guest conductor, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Sarah Wood, daughter of Jackie and Amelia Wood, Swayzee, Indiana, was awarded the Gene R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship at the Spring Oak Hill High School Award Program. During her 4 years at Oak Hill High School, Sarah was active in Basketball, Soccer, O-Club and 4-H club. She was also a member of the Spanish Club and the Student Council. Ms. Wood received the $2,500.00 Scholarship based on her ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
( click here to view sponsorship form ) Carey Services is working hard to identify more and more community integration opportunities for individuals we serve, and we continue to find ways to connect the community’s passion to our causes by offering different events and sponsorship opportunities. Last year, we had our inaugural Expressions art event where artwork from those we serve were ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
*Pictured: Recipients of the 2017 Robert E. Martin Collegiate Scholarship Program ( Front row, left to right) Corajean Medina, Paige Arrowood, Olivia Miller, Jessica Polly, Kelly Tucker, Ashley Heady, Samantha Hoerger, Delaney Slaton, Hasanna Curtis, (Middle Row, left to right) Emily Stern, Sarah Phipps, Claire Whalen, Gwen Woehler, (Back row, left to right) Evan Parshall, Zachary Richardson, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Join Indiana Wesleyan University as they present the 28th Annual Jack & Marge Colescott Athletic Scholarship Golf Scramble. This event raises money to provide athletic scholarships for IWU student athletes from Grant County. Click here to view the brochure to enter your team or to sponsor the event. For event information, contact Office of Events @ (765) 677-1903 or email ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, July 31, 2017
Grant-Blackford Mental Health celebrated its 31 st Annual Staff Appreciation Day Event on Thursday, June 15 th , 2017 on the Wabash Avenue facility grounds. The special day included an outdoor picnic lunch, door prizes, staff gifts, and service awards for staff celebrating significant anniversaries within the organization. President/CEO, Paul Kuczora, presented the service awards and delivered a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Gilead Ministries will be hosting the Pancake Breakfast as part of the 27th Annual FLY/IN CRUISE/IN at the Marion Municipal Airport on September 2, 2017. ( click here to view )
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, July 24, 2017
Family Service Society, Inc. hosts the 13th Annual Circle of Friends event, which takes place on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s Barnes Student Center. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and features mental health advocate and speaker, Ross Szabo (ZAY-Bo). Circle of Friends is the second largest fundraiser of the year and is critical for aiding Family ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Indy Airstrip Attack Witness speeds up to 200mph as the world's fastest, most powerful exotic cars battle head to head at the Indy Airstrip Attack on August 19th & 20th. The Marion, Indiana Municipal Airport located at 5904 South Western Avenue plays host to this amazing ½ mile, side by side high horsepower racing event. Purchase advance tickets so that you don't miss a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest