Marion Boys & Girls Club Searching for New Director

The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County is saying good bye to their executive director this week and beginning the search for the right person to fill a large leadership role within their organization. Allison Miracle resigned her position after serving the organization for the past five years, the last three as executive director. […]

Boys & Girls Club Tackling Bullying During “Lights On Afterschool” Event

Bullying is the focus of the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County as they celebrate the 14th year of Afterschool Alliance’s Lights on Afterschool. These events, held in thousands of communities nationwide, celebrate the afterschool programs that keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and help working families. The Marion Boys & Girls Club […]

Zumbathon to Raise Funds Marion United Way

You are invited to get fit while having fun with your friends and raising money for local agencies. Marion Area Physicians is sponsoring a Zumbathon to benefit the United Way of Marion County on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Boys & Girls Club of Marion County, 565 Oak Street. More than 50 people are expected […]

Boys & Girls Club Kicking Off Afterschool Program

The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County will kick off their annual afterschool program for the 2013-2014 school year on Tuesday, September 3. This will be the first year the programs will all be held at their new home. The Club at 565 Oak Street will be open from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, Monday through […]

Community Invited to Explore New Boys & Girls Club Home

The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County will hold an open house on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 and is inviting the community to come and tour their building and programs. This past spring, the Club moved into their new location and has been running their annual summer program, hosting over 120 youth members every […]

Shriners Fund Boys & Girls Trip to the Circus

Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County were able to attend the Shriners circus held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, March 23rd, 2013. The Marion Shriners Chapter paid for the tickets, snacks, and souvenirs and the Marion Kiwanis stepped up to pay for the transportation to and […]

Council Approves Radio, Transit Dispatch Improvements and New Recycling Truck

Marion City Council on Monday approved resolutions to upgrade radios for the Central Garage as well as the Streets and Sanitation Departments. They also approved new software and hardware for Marion Area Transit, the purchase of a new recycling truck, and issued the initial selection of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) projects. The City plans […]

5k Run/Walk Raises Over $3,000 for Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County recently held their second annual Go the Distance 5k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run. The event was held in conjunction with Marion County Children Services Pinwheel Play Day on April 6th, 2013 and raised over $3,000 for the local club. Allison Miracle, Executive Director of Boys & […]

$4.35 Million Grant Awarded to Ohio Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs

At an event to mark national Boys and Girls Clubs Week, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Wednesday announced his office will provide a $4.35 million grant to the Ohio Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs for their Great Futures for Ohio’s Kids growth program. The grant will help open new clubs in Ohio and expand […]

Boys & Girls Club of Marion County Receives Grant from Darden Restaurants

Boys & Girls Club of Marion County has announced it has been selected by the local Red Lobster restaurant to receive a $1,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc. The grants program, now in its second year, empowers each restaurant in […]