Harding NHS Donates Over $1,500 to Boys & Girls Club

Marion Harding’s National Honor Society (NHS) recently chose the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County as the beneficiary of their fundraising efforts which raised $1,604. The students raised the vast majority of the money by hosting a Winter Formal dance. NHS members developed the concept for the dance, designed the decorations, and enlisted faculty […]

Boys & Girls Club Holding 5k and Kids’ Fun Run

The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County is asking everyone to “Go the Distance” for local kids and join them for their 2nd Annual 5k Run/Walk and Kid’s Fun Run on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The inaugural run last year saw over 140 runners and walkers who helped raise funds for the non-profit group […]

Renovations Underway at New Home of Marion’s Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County began an historic new chapter on Monday, February 25, 2013 as renovations began at their soon-to-be new home. Once construction is complete at the former Oak Street Elementary, the non-profit organization will be able to expand their rapidly growing afterschool programs to youth of all ages in […]

KidsFest Returns to Marion Centre on Saturday

The 14th annual KidsFest will return to the Marion Centre on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. The annual event is a day of mostly free activities, games, prizes, entertainment, and more, all aimed at toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary aged children. One highlight of the day will be the drawing for an overnight […]

Comedy Event to Raise Funds for Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County and Bluefusion Entertainment are teaming up for local kids. The evening of dinner and comedy, called “Opening Doors to the Future…One Laugh at a Time!”, takes place on Saturday, February 2, 2013 and all proceeds will go towards furthering the club’s work with children in the Marion […]

Boys & Girls Club to Benefit from Frozen Yogurt

Groovy Spoon in Marion will make a sales-based donation to Boys & Girls Club of Marion County. If you stop by between 5:00pm to 9:00pm on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, and present a flyer, Groovy Spoon will donate 20 percent of your purchase to the club. They will also give you a 25 cent bonus. […]

Council Committees Approve Building Transfer, Pension Pick-Ups

The Marion City Council Finance and Legislation, Codes, and Regulations Committees met Tuesday evening and approved the transfer of a building to the Boys & Girls Club, adjustments to pension pick-ups for dispatchers and fire department personnel, and approved a new liquor permit for a roll-your-own store. The building transfer comes following the Marion City […]

Council Committees to Discuss Building Transfer, Pension Contributions

The Marion City Council Finance and Legislation, Codes, and Regulations Committees will meet on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. They will discuss the transfer of an old school building to a youth organization, pension contributions, a new liquor permit, and more. Finance Committee meets at 6:30pm to discuss: Passing through the ownership of the former Oak […]

Boys & Girls Club Kicks Off New Year of After School Programs

After a summer jammed full of activities including a weekly trip to the City of Marion Aquatic Center, the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County is kicking off the new year of after school programs at the Marion City Schools’ elementary buildings. The Boys & Girls Club (BGC) averaged over 100 kids per day […]

Boys and Girls Club to Benefit from Frozen Yogurt

When you buy frozen yogurt from Groovy Spoon in Marion on Wednesday, June 27, the Boys and Girls Club of Marion County will receive a portion of your bill. 20 percent of all sales on Wednesday, between 5:00pm and 9:00pm, will go towards the non-profit, but if you bring in a special flyer, they’ll donate an additional 25 cents.