Red Cross, Humane Society celebrating “Take Your Dog to Work Day”

The American Red Cross of Marion County and Marion Area Humane Society invites the public to join them for “Take Your Dog to Work Day.” The event will take place on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Marion County Red Cross, 1849 Summerset Drive in Marion. The day will include: Free […]

Humane agents seize nearly 50 neglected animals from Marion County home

Nearly 50 animals were removed from a Marion County, Ohio property on Tuesday for their safety and protection, according to officials. Marion County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Marion Area Humane Society and The Humane Society of the United States to help with the rescue of horses, ponies, sheep, pigs, cats, dogs and more. […]

Marion Area Humane Society holding garage sale fundraiser

The Marion Area Humane Society will be hosting their annual garage sale at Marion Centre Mall (old Rex location) on Friday, June 12, and Saturday, June 13, 2015.

5k to Benefit Marion Humane Society

For his Eagle Scout project, Jacob Deem is organizing a 5k race to benefit the Marion Area Humane Society. The Dog Days 5k race is set for September 21, 2013 at 9:00am in the parking of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1725 Marion Edison Road in Marion. Registration is $20. Because […]

Christmas in July to Benefit Marion Area Humane Society

Christmas in July will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the Marion Country Club to benefit the Marion Area Humane Society. Appetizers and cocktails start at 6:00pm with a traditional Christmas Dinner Buffet with carving station starting at 7:00pm. The evening will include live entertainment. This event is open to the public. Tickets […]

Over Two Dozen Cats and Dogs Available at Marion Humane Society

The Marion Area Humane Society has many dogs and cats available for adoption. You can visit to view photos and other information or stop by the shelter located at 2264 Richland Road (740-389-6548), from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Dogs Jr. – Beagle/Shepherd mix. Young male with […]

Palace Theatre, Humane Society Team Up to Promote “Annie” Musical

The award-winning Broadway musical Annie will be performed on the Marion Palace Theatre stage July 2012. Preparation began early for the fun-filled musical adventure when the role of Annie's dog "Sandy" was cast with the help of the Marion Area Humane Society.

Large Donation to Benefit Three Marion Groups and More

A generous gift of $400,000 from the estate of long-time Marion resident Mary H. Holloway has made possible the creation of four new funds to benefit Marion area organizations.

Separate funds have been created with Holloway’s gift to support the Humane Society of Marion County, the Marion Palace Theatre and the Marion Family YMCA, as well as the creation of a donor advised fund which will make grant awards based upon suggestions made by the fund’s donor advisor.

WBC Meeting Going To The Dogs

The final luncheon meeting of the season for the Women’s Business Council is “going to the dogs — and cats.” After the meal the Marion County Humane Society’s program will feature some adoptable friends who presently live at the society. Learn about the non-profit’s drive to care for our abandoned furry friends, and what it takes to run the day-to-day operations.