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Friday, April 20, 2018
(click here to view Registration Book) Featuring information for veterans, caregivers, older adults, and health professionals.   LifeStream Services invites the community to attend the 15th Annual Aging Well Conference on Wednesday, June 6. Previous conferences held at the Ball State University Alumni Center have drawn crowds of over 250 attendees. LifeStream is eager to offer an expanded ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, April 20, 2018
Next month, the sixth annual Marion Community Schools Kindness Rally will celebrate the power that kindness has to change our schools, our community, and the world! This event is open to the entire community, and we hope YOU will join us!   Highlights will include the Chain Reaction Ceremony; the annual Student Kindness Awards and Staff Kindness Awards; the Kindness Chain Parade (where ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, April 20, 2018
“Classic Jazz”Taylor University Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Al Harrison & Jazz Combo, directed by Jeff AndersonTuesday, May 1 @ 7:30 pmRediger Chapel Auditorium | Boren Campus CenterFree admission The Taylor University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will present “ Classic Jazz” on Tuesday, May 1, at 7:30 pm in the Rediger Chapel Auditorium.  This will be the final concert directed by Dr. Al ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, April 19, 2018
As part of April’s Autism Awareness Month observance, Carey Services and AWS Foundation are making free safety kits available for families of children who have special needs.  The kits are designed to safeguard against wandering and other dangerous situations involving children with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The kits will be available, while supplies last, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Marion Community Schools' All-City Art Show is coming to Marion High School's Walton Performing Arts Center once again!   All MCS buildings will be showing student artwork, and MCS choral and band programs will provide music from all ages. Come see outstanding artwork created by our own Marion Giants. You can also join in some hands-on activities!   The All-City Art Show will be open to the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Do YOU have a plan for your students for the summer?   Did you know that students currently in grades kindergarten through eight can sign up NOW to attend the Giant Summer Academy?   The schedule:   The Giant Summer Academy is a free four-week program that includes breakfast and lunch, academic lessons, enrichment sessions, outdoor activities, and field trips. This year's theme is "Traveling ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
For the fourth year in a row, the McCulloch Junior High School music department has earned the Indiana State School Music Association’s highest honor, the J/M/E Total Department All Music Award — the only school in the state to do so.   Every year, ISSMA hosts several competitions for music students in the state. The All Music Awards are the culmination of those contests, and the music ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
A group of local servant-leaders wants to see the city of Marion go to the dogs — in all the best ways!   The Marion Rotary Club is picking up the effort to bring a dog park to the Ballard Field area at the east entrance into the city on Ind. 18. The service club estimates that about $100,000 will need to be raised to make the vision a reality.   Art Faulkner, member of the Rotary Club, said ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University awarded five seniors the new Triangle Honor Award on Monday, April 16 at a University-wide chapel service. The annual award recognizes three to five graduating seniors who exemplify excellence in the following categories:Character: IWU Community members recognize the awardee as a person of Christ-like character demonstrating the fruit of the Spirit.Scholarship: IWU ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 16, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University will confer approximately 1,600 degrees on Saturday, April 27 in three ceremonies in the Chapel Auditorium on the main Marion campus. IWU-Marion undergraduate degrees will be conferred at the 10 a.m. ceremony. IWU-National and Global Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees will be conferred at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony. IWU-National and Global undergraduate ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, April 13, 2018
(click here to view pdf) A special 20th Anniversary Mother’s Day open house will be celebrated by Suite Living Senior Living on Saturday May 12th from 11AM-3PM.  Suite Living is Grant County’s only locally owned and operated senior living community.  Eric and Jeannie Walts invite you to celebrate with them with free food, entertainment, door prizes, and a free gift for every mom who ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
NOW ACCEPTING CHARM APPLICATIONS  The CHARM Grant is a $1000 matching grant that will roll on a quarterly schedule: March, June, September, December. All local Grant County businesses are encouraged to apply, though businesses located in downtown areas as well as projects with higher visibility and community impact will be given priority.June CHARM Grant Timeline: May 25th 2018 – Applications ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Splash House Lifeguards Needed, YMCA Offering Certification CourseThe Splash House is accepting applications for Summer 2018 Lifeguards. Lifeguards must possess current American Red Cross certifications. The application is available at the Parks & Recreation Department at City Hall (2nd Floor). The Splash House is open from May 26th to September 3rd, 2018. The Grant County Family YMCA is ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Monday, April 09, 2018
The Community School of the Arts is excited to present Wendy and Peter Pan at the F. Ritchie Walton Performing Arts Center on May 4th and 5th at 7pm and May 6th at 2pm.  Tickets are available now at www.csa-marion.com/tickets or by visiting CSA at 305 S. Adams Street in Marion, Indiana. Adult tickets $15 and Student tickets $10. For more information contact CSA at 765-662-6263 or email ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 09, 2018
Marion’s public park system is making great strides following the recent fusion within two city departments. Matter Park’s Friendship Corner for special needs children recently welcomed the addition of a wheelchair-accessible swing, and a sandbox. The nearby pond now has a large wheelchair-accessible deck for catch-and-release fishing and sightseeing. Also in Matter Park, Shelter 2 near the tennis ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, April 06, 2018
*Pictured left to right:  Thorpe Miller, AVP Sales and Marketing, IMCU, Michelle Study-Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, Ronald McDonald House Charities Central Indiana. Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU) recently presented a check for $8,075 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana (RMHCCIN) as part of an ongoing debit card give back program.  The partnership allows members to ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Beginning on April 8, children ages 6 to 17 can participate in USA Basketball Open Court, presented by Nike, at Marion High School — for FREE!   USA Basketball Open Court provides children a safe and fun environment in which to play basketball. Children choose how to engage in the sport through free play, skill games, five-on-five, 3x3, and station options. Sessions are free to the community and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Marion Regional Career Center instructor Travis Hueston, who leads MRCC’s information technology program, has been named Indiana's ACT College and Career Readiness Champion.   ACT College and Career Readiness Champions personify the mission of ACT through intentional actions that create an atmosphere and culture that promotes college and career readiness for all. The ACT College and Career ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
A Marion High School student recently earned a national award in the annual Scholastic Art and Writing competition.Aimee de las Alas, an MHS senior, earned a Silver Award in the drawing / illustration category at national level competition for her piece titled “AIM.”  She earned a Gold Key for this piece at the regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the highest ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
PHOTO CAPTION: Marion High School sophomore Jadelynn Kendall takes aim in the standing position for the rifle marksmanship team. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools) At first glance, Marion High School JROTC Cadet Jadelynn Kendall looks like any other air rifle competitor. She carries her equipment into the range, sets up her gear and takes the firing line, just like all of the other ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Gallery at Rua, an art gallery located in Warsaw, Indiana, is hosting a special showing of selected works by Indiana Wesleyan University’s Ron Mazellan, chair of the Division of Art + Design. Mazellan’s collection, titled “The Art Behind the Art,” will be on display through April 27 in the Brennan Room of Warsaw’s new restaurant, Rua.  Mazellan’s exhibit will feature selected sketches and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Soprani Compagni, a music ensemble comprised of three Indiana Wesleyan University professors, has been selected as semi-finalists in the professional division of The American Prize Ernst Bacon Memorial Award in the Performance of American Music, 2017-2018.  The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit national competitions in the performing arts providing cash awards, professional ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The Donut Run 5K, sponsored by Campus Recreation at IWU and Poppy's Extreme Donuts, is a unique and fun 5K Run with 2 donut holes at each mile marker! You can register at the IWU Recreation & Wellness Center front desk or online at active.com. This is not a timed event but will have a clock at the end for your own information! Finishing medals and one of Poppy's Extreme Donuts will be given at ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Event to raise funds to help seniors and people with disabilities remain independent in East Central Indiana   LifeStream Services invites the public to attend the 9th Annual LifeStream Golf Outing on Wednesday, May 16 at The Players Club in Yorktown. Join LifeStream for a day of golfing and making a difference in the lives of seniors in the community. The LifeStream Golf Outing will include a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 26, 2018
Do you know a Marion High School alumnus who deserves recognition? Nominations for the MHS Hall of Distinction 2018 inductions are being accepted through May 9, 2018.   The MHS Hall of Distinction gives lasting recognition to alumni who have made exceptional contributions to the achievements and prestige of Marion Community Schools. It also serves to help inspire current students to aspire to ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release