Waldo Business Celebrates 50 Years, Raises Funds for Veterans Park

The G&R Tavern in Waldo celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 9, 2012 with a raffle for a 55” Visio television. The winner of the television was Corky Thomas of Marion. The big winner, however, was Veterans Memorial Park in Marion.

Vistors Bureau Honors Marion Ambassadors

In recognition of travel and tourism’s tremendous economic, social and cultural impact in Marion County, the Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau recently hosted a breakfast in the Guthery Room at OSUM, to honor those who work to foster tourism in the Marion area.

Whirlpool, Local Companies Honored for Safety Efforts

The Marion Area Safety Council held its 60th Annual Safety Awards Luncheon in cooperation with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Division of Safety and Hygiene on Wednesday, May 9th at The Ohio State University at Marion Alber Enterprise Center.

Pink Flamingo Builds Nest at Marion Community Credit Union

Members and staff of The Marion Community Credit Union(MCCU) are dealing with a rare appearance from a non-indigenous bird – a pink flamingo. The flamingo appeared in its lobby at 300 Barks Road East last week and came with a single demand: to support “Ohio Credit Unions: Marching Miles for Miracle Kids” by raising $1,000 by May 11th.

Admin Professionals Day Luncheon, Seminar in Marion

The Harding Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will present an Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon and Seminar from 11:00am to 4:00pm on Tuesday, April 24, at TRECA, 100 Executive Drive. The event entitled “Admins, the Pulse of the Office” is for administrative and executive assistants, secretaries and other administrative professionals.

Fahey Bank Promotes Ferguson and Luman

The Fahey Bank recently approved the promotions of Jon Ferguson and Carrie Luman.

Free Franchise EXPO Being Held in Delaware

FranNet is facilitating a free franchise expo April 19 at Columbus State Community College in Delaware with close to a dozen franchises looking to expand in Central Ohio. “Meet the Franchisors of Central Ohio” is open to the general public and an opportunity for those interested in owning a franchise to learn more about the industry and hear from current franchise owners and experts.

Ruth Honored for Sales Achievement

Roger L. Ruth, Marion, Ohio, a representative of Modern Woodmen of America, has been named to Modern Woodmen’s President’s Cabinet.  This distinction recognizes Ruth’s high achievement in life insurance sales and ranking among the organization’s top representatives nationwide.

Mall Jewelery Store Robbed

A jewelery store at Marion Centre mall was robbed at gunpoint Friday night. The Marion County Sheriff's Office says they received the report at 8:38 pm of a robbery at Kay's Jewelers.

Marion Entertainment Center Celebrates Anniversary

bluefusion entertainment, central Ohio’s premier bowling and entertainment destination celebrated their second year of business last week. To celebrate bluefusion threw a birthday bash on Saturday, August 14, with activities and prize give-aways.