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Labor Day Closures for City of Marion

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closures for the City of Marion on Monday, September 5th in observance of the Labor Day holiday:

All offices in City Hall will be closed.

Sanitation crews will not work on Monday, September 5th. Residents that normally have Monday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6th. Sanitation crews will collect both Monday and Tuesday’s refuse on Tuesday, with the possibility that some of Tuesday’s collection could extend into Wednesday.… Read More


MCF Investment Meeting

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Marion Community Foundation recently hosted a meeting with local investment managers to present its new Investment and Spending Policies. According to Dean Jacob, President and CEO, it was an opportunity to dialogue with the Foundation’s local financial professionals about the Foundation’s investment needs and goals.

Generous people of Marion have donated to create charitable funds at Marion Community Foundation since 1998. In that time, Marion Community Foundation has returned more than $10 million in community grants and scholarships, utilizing the investment services of five Marion area firms to support its 200+ charitable funds.… Read More


Three Named To Marion Community Foundation Board

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Marion Community Foundation has named three new members to its Board of Directors and selected officers for the 2016-17 fiscal year. New board members include Daryl Gates, Luke Henry, and Chuck Speelman.

Gates is President and CEO of the Caledonia-based agri-business operation Morral Companies, LLC. He is engaged in manufacturing and sales of plant nutrients, plant protection products, ice melters and environmental products.
A 1974 graduate of The Ohio State University, Gates is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Ohio Agri-Business Association, the Governor’s Advisory Committee with Ohio Department of Agriculture, Central Ohio Farmers CO-OP, and
Marion County Farm Bureau.… Read More


Loudenslager Agricultural Leadership Scholarship Awarded Two Scholarships

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The Loudenslager Agricultural Leadership Scholarship recently awarded two scholarships for local students to attend the National FFA’s Washington Leadership Conference July 12-17 in Washington D.C.

This year’s Marion area recipients are Kaylie Long from Ridgedale FFA and Josh Strine from the River Valley FFA. Long and Strine will spend five days in the Nation’s Capital learning effective leadership by exploring their purpose, how to value people, and how to actively serve others.… Read More


Johnny Steiner Concert August 6th and 7th At Otterbein University

Performer Johnny Steiner is a favorite throughout central Ohio. Known for his singing voice and clever wit, Steiner hails from Green Camp and is a graduate of Elgin High School in Marion County. On August 6 and 7, Steiner will once again hit the stage at his college alma mater, Otterbein University. The concert is called LUCK, and features songs from Broadway shows of the 1950s.

“It’s no secret that I love singing standards, and so many of those kinds of songs hail from Broadway shows.… Read More


City Departments Closed in Observance of Independence Day Monday July 4th

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that city departments will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 4, 2016.

Departments in City Hall will be closed on July 4. Offices will re-open for normal business on Tuesday, July 5.

The Sanitation department will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste on Monday, July 4. Residents who normally have sanitation service on Monday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m.… Read More


2016 Community Grants Program Applications Period Open

MARION – Marion Community Foundation’s 2016 Community Grants Program application period is open. This year approximately $450,000 is available for local charities and nonprofit organizations serving the Marion area. Applications are available online with a deadline of July 21.

Experiencing remarkable growth and community support since its inception in 1998, Marion Community Foundation manages more than 200 charitable endowment funds, 17 of which provide nearly half a million dollars in discretionary grants for the annual Community Grants Program.… Read More