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Monday, October 22, 2018
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Shoe Sensation located at 3169 South Western Avenue on Friday, November 9th at 12 P.M. (click here to view jpg)
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
Marion Regional Career Center is pleased to report its highest enrollment since 2014. MRCC is currently serving 334 students from seven schools in the surrounding area. The students are spread throughout 20-plus program areas in career and technical education.  MRCC Student and Community Specialist Nate McNeely attributed the growth to MRCC’s commitment to its students.  “We are committed to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), Central Indiana’s largest credit union, is partnering with CBS4 for the 2018 U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.  The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The City of Marion has their latest announcement regarding yard waste drop-off: https://cityofmarion.in.gov/news-events/yard-waste-drop-off-not-accepted-10-23-18-10-25-18
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Indiana School Counselors Association (ISCA) has named Indiana Wesleyan University Professor of Graduate Counseling Dr. Jen Money-Brady the recipient of the 2018 Exemplary Counselor Educator of the Year Award.  The annual award recognizes a teacher or professor that has done an outstanding job at preparing students for the field of school counseling. The recipient is someone who goes above ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Marion Regional Career Center is pleased to announce that a new Cyber Hacking Forensic Investigator Certification Program for high school students in the Cyber Security and Information Technology Academy.   The pilot program will allow students to learn the investigation techniques needed to detect hacking attacks and properly extract the evidence need to report the crime while at the same ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Family LifeCare announces CottageConnection (click here for flyer)
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Financial Center Manager, Michelle Campbell, joined the MutualBank team in the summer of 2018, bringing with her a dozen years of banking experience and a passion for helping people. She says, “I strive to understand each of my customer’s personal financial needs while offering appropriate solutions.” Michelle is a graduate of Northfield High School and plans to study Business Management at ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This month especially, it is important to educate those in our community about domestic violence and the impact is has on the individual, their children, their families and their community.Domestic violence is complicated, convoluted, multi-faceted and for those directly involved can be very isolating, frustrating and shameful. It is important to be ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Marion High School JROTC recently completed a promotion board for cadets seeking to advance in the ranks to either sergeant or staff sergeant. At the conclusion, senior Anyssa Shultz was recognized as the best cadet to appear before the board.  “I was shocked!” said Shultz after being informed she had performed the best from among the 11 cadets to appear before the promotion board. “I really ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Marion Community Schools Board of School Trustees invites letters of interest from individuals to serve on the Marion Public Library Board of Trustees. The appointment is from Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2022.  Eligibility requirements:         Reside in the city of Marion.         Reside in city of Marion for at least two years immediately preceding the appointment to the Library Board.         ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Marion High School JROTC Raiders earned another win Saturday, remaining undefeated this season.   The Giants competed Saturday against 16 other teams from Indiana and Ohio during Concordia High School’s Raider Invitational hosted in Fort Wayne. The A Team (varsity) ended the day in first place. The B Team came in fourth. The Giants had four teams competing.   The seven-person co-ed teams ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Eight Marion High School band students have been selected to perform in the Indiana Bandmasters Association All-District Honor Band.  This is the second year in a row that eight MHS students have been selected for this honor.  The musicians selected are:         Jillaynne Bass, sophomore, alto saxophone         Saralena Bergsma, junior, trumpet         Soren Bruehler, sophomore, trombone         ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, October 15, 2018
LifeStream Services is asking for your help in brightening the holidays for isolated seniors in need in East Central Indiana. AngelWish is LifeStream’s annual campaign to spread holiday cheer to isolated seniors and people with disabilities. The program coordinates doorstep delivery of packages of food, personal care items, practical necessities, and gifts.   For many senior citizens across ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Monday, October 15, 2018
(click here to view poster) Guest Artist Recital:Luke Tyler, piano Friday, Oct. 26 @ 7:30 pm Butz Carruth Recital Hall | Smith-Hermanson Music Center | Taylor University No admission charge   Former Taylor University accompanist and adjunct music faculty member Luke Tyler will present a piano recital on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 pm in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall. Enjoy works by Maria ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Thursday, October 11, 2018
On Oct. 25, Carey Services and its Creative Hearts Art Studio will officially dedicate a sculpture the studio’s artists created and installed at a Marion city park.  The colorful piece of artwork has been installed at Hogin Park on 14th Street near the Cardinal Greenway in Marion. The dedication will begin at 2 p.m.  “We’re excited to publically present this beautiful sculpture to the public, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Starting Monday, October 15th, the City of Marion will begin picking up bagged leaves under the same schedule as Marion Utility’s trash route for the fall season. 2018 is the third year since an ordinance was implemented requiring leaves to be bagged instead of raked to the curb. As a reminder, leaves must be put in paper yard waste bags (not plastic), and placed by the curb at the same time you ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Family Service Society has been operating for almost 100 years changing lives for good through education that makes people healthier, encouragement through evidence-based counseling, and empowerment through shelter, advocacy, and new-found hope in domestic violence prevention programs.Domestic Violence is real, happens every single day, and likely affects someone you know and love. It is ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
LifeStream Services is providing free Medicare Part D consultation sessions with trained State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselors during Medicare Open Enrollment. To schedule an appointment with a SHIP counselor, participants need to contact LifeStream Services by calling 1-800-589-1121.  Participants can enroll for the first time or change their existing Medicare Part D plan during their ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
University of Indianapolis and Indiana Wesleyan University, in collaboration with Marion Design Co., will host the inaugural SEAD [Socially Engaged Art + Design] Indiana Conference, a historical event. SEAD Indiana inaugurates a convening on socially engaged arts, design, and placemaking for Indiana colleges and universities.  The two-day conference will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, October 08, 2018
Indiana Wesleyan University has named Dr. Marvin Hinds as the 2018 IWU Alumni World Changer. The award was established in 2012 by the Board of Trustees to honor an alumnus who has made or is making a significant difference in his or her corner of the world.  Hinds graduated from Marion College, now known as IWU, in 1951 with a major in Secondary Education. After graduation, he joined the United ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, October 08, 2018
Photo caption: Marion High School JROTC cadets were victorious Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, defeating nine other teams at the Blackford High School Raider Challenge to become the overall champions. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools) The Marion High School JROTC Raider Team lengthened the list of teams they have defeated to 28 this past Saturday as they earned victory at the Blackford High ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Friday, October 05, 2018
The Marion High School JROTC hosted their fall biathlon on Saturday. Thirteen teams competed in the running and marksmanship event. The Marion teams earned multiple top finishes, including first place in the male category.   The two-person teams competed in their respective categories as male, coed, or female teams. The cadets ran 1,000 meters and then were required to take five shots with an ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
LifeStream Services invites caregivers to unwind and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at Floral by Design & Lunch on November 15. Caregivers can enjoy lunch, and indulge in wine and dessert while learning how to create a floral masterpiece with instruction by Lemon’s Florist. In addition, this event will feature information on tools and advice from organizations who work with caregivers.     Floral by ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Registration for the 2018 Walkway of Lights Parade: https://cityofmarion.in.gov/news-events/registration-open-for-walkway-of-lights-parade (click here for Registration Form)
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
LifeStream’s National Caregivers Month kick-off event, Caregiver Workshop, on November 1 at Kennedy Library in Muncie.   This event is free to attend and features info and guidance on effective care giving.  (click here for flyer)
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Thursday, September 27, 2018
The Community School of the Arts is excited to present The Real Inspector Hound on November 2nd and 3rd and 7pm and November 4th at 2pm at the F. Ritchie Walton Performing Arts Center, 750 W. 26th Street, Marion, IN 46953.Tickets are on sale October 1st and can be purchased online at csa-marion.com/tickets or by visiting CSA, 305 S. Adams Street, Marion, IN, Monday through Thursday from ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Marion High School Key Club is starting a Caring Closet to help students who find themselves in need. Many of us take the basics for granted, but going without them is a reality for too many. The Key Club wants to help fill those gaps!  The service-focused student organization aims to have the Caring Closet open by Nov. 5, and will accept donations throughout the school year to keep it ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Categories: Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Two Marion High School alumni have been selected by the Indiana Pacers to be part of their new dance team, the Pacers Hype Crew.  Class of 2017 graduate Gaby Padilla and Class of 2016 graduate Luis Hernandez are two of 18 members of the 2018-19 Pacers Hype Crew, which will perform on-court and interact with fans during Pacers home games, including preseason, regular season, and postseason, along ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Indiana Members Credit Union was named the best bank or credit union in the inaugural Indianapolis Star’s “Best Things Indianapolis 2018” competition.  The Indianapolis Star collected over 19,000 nominations and 175,000 votes in 150 categories from the public during the three month competition.  The winners were announced on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.    Ron Collier, president and chief ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
(click here to view flyer) LifeStream Services and Recovery Works – Cambridge City are partnering together to offer Medication Lunch & Learns, a series of sponsored lunch and learns to discuss medication management & disposal, community resources, veterans programs, state assistance, and much more on medication awareness. Attendees are welcome to bring old, expired medications for safe medication ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Photo caption:Senior Audrey Dickerson, captain of the MHS Raiders team, accepts the first place trophy at Fort Knox Regional Raider Invitational in Kentucky on Saturday, Sept. 22. The Giants are the first team from Indiana to ever win the competition. (Photo provided by Marion Community Schools)The Marion High School JROTC Raider team dominated the competition over the weekend as the first Indiana ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Paddock View Residental Center is a privately owned licensed child caring institution in Marion, Indiana which provides comprehensive care for the individual needs of troubled youth and their families in close cooperation with other service providers. Paddock View Residential Center provides a staff secure treatment environment that affords youth an opportunity to reassess and change their ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The DeVoe Division of Business will be showing a film called All the Queen’s Horses on November 8th.  After the film viewing, the producer, Kelly Richmond Pope, will join us for a discussion and a time for Q & A. Film Trailer:  https://www.allthequeenshorsesfilm.com/trailer Let us know you are coming through our Facebook Page:  ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education