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City of Marion Closure Hours for Observance of Veteran’s Day

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that due to Veteran’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, the federally observed day for the holiday will be Friday, November 10, 2017. Therefore, offices in City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veteran’s Day. As a result of City Hall being closed on Friday, offices will be observing weekly early closure hours on Thursday, November 9.
The following city departments will operate as noted:
• Sanitation crews will collect garbage, recycling and yard waste on November 10.… Read More


Street Closures for Popcorn Festival

The City of Marion is announcing that detours in the downtown Marion area will begin being posted at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 5 to accommodate activities for the upcoming Marion Popcorn Festival, being held September 7-9. Downtown streets will remain closed until the festival’s conclusion at midnight on Saturday and may remain closed into the early hours of Sunday morning for festival clean-up. Detours will occur for the followings streets:
• Center St.… Read More


Marion Community Foundation 2017 Scholarships Awarded

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Marion Community Foundation announces more than $291,000 in awards to 140 Marion area high school seniors and graduates in its 2017 Scholarship Program.
“This year, we are awarding 193 scholarships to local students to help them further their education and career goals,” said President and CEO Dean L. Jacob. “We are thankful to Marion Community Foundation’s donors who make these robust scholarship resources possible for the community.”

The 2017 award recipients include 92 graduating seniors from nine area high schools and 48 Marion area college students representing 22 colleges and universities.… Read More


FraizerHeiby and Marion Community Foundation Awarded 2017 PRism Award

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MARION – Last Thursday night provided professional recognition for the MarionMade! community pride initiative.  The campaign was awarded a 2017 PRism Award from the Central Ohio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).  The nomination was submitted jointly by communications firm FraizerHeiby and Marion Community Foundation, the sponsor of MarionMade!

“We have been overwhelmingly pleased by the community’s response to MarionMade!,” said Lori S. Stevenson, Communications Manager for Marion Community Foundation, who accepted the award at the ceremony held at the Columbus Athenaeum.… Read More