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
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
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
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
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
Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that City Departments will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Departments in City Hall will be closed on May 30, 2016. Offices will re-open for normal business on Tuesday, May 31.
The Sanitation department will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste on Monday, May 30. Residents who normally have sanitation service on Monday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m.… Read More
Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the City of Marion will sponsor a Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Any City of Marion resident, currently on City Sanitation Service, wishing to dispose of unwanted items may do so by taking those items directly to the Marion County Solid Waste Transfer Station located at 1564 Victory Road, (directly east of the Marion Correctional Institute). Proof of current city sanitation service will be required.… Read More