MarionMade! to lead 2018 Popcorn Parade as grand marshal

The 2018 Marion Popcorn Festival Parade will step off at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, and receiving the honor of Grand Marshal and leading the 2018 parade will be MarionMade! MarionMade!, an initiative led by Marion Community Foundation, is about loving our Marion area’s people, places, products and programs; about acting like someone who […]

MarionMade! initiative earns PRSA PRism Award

The MarionMade! community pride initiative was recently awarded a 2017 PRism Award from the Central Ohio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).  The nomination was submitted jointly by communications firm FraizerHeiby and Marion Community Foundation, the sponsor of MarionMade! “We have been overwhelmingly pleased by the community’s response to MarionMade!,” said Lori […]

MarionMade!, a community-wide pride effort, launches

Marion, Ohio, has an illustrious past, a vibrant present, and a promising future; and, stories that need to be told.  This is the premise behind a new, far-reaching, community-wide effort known as MarionMade! — designed to encourage residents to look at Marion with fresh eyes. “We have many good people looking at solutions and positive […]

Preston is Marion’s 2017 New Year’s baby, OhioHealth joins MarionMade! effort

Preston Carter Osborne was welcomed into the world as the first baby born at OhioHealth Marion General Hospital for the 2017 year. Preston was born at 1:50pm on January 1, 2017 to Jeffrey and Ashely Osborne. Preston weighed in at eight pounds, three ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. He was delivered by Rebecca […]