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Dates for the 2017 Garden Education Series!

Garden Education Series:

Click on each flyer below for details!

For updates or more info, visit:

The Garden House on Facebook: OR Friends of the Gardens:

Employee Spotlight: Whitney Gilbert

We want to congratulate Whitney Gilbert for being our Spotlight City Employee for the month of March!! Thank you for all you do, Whitney!

Tickets on Sale for Daddy Daughter Dance

The Marion Parks Department is selling tickets for the Daddy Daughter Dance to take place Friday, April 7th, from 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are $15 per couple, $5 for each additional child. Come join them at the Garden House with your dad. Enjoy music, food and more. Contact the Marion Parks Department at 662-9931 to get tickets. Seating is limited.

Click the attachment for the flyer for this year's theme and details:

The Splash House is Hiring!

Marion Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for lifeguards and concession/front desk positions for the 2017 season.

APRIL 21st, or until all positions are filled.

Applications are available at City Hall, Parks and Recreation Department, 301 S. Branson St. Marion, 46952.

Inquiries are directed to Carlos Rosales, or 765-662-9931.

City’s New Brand Created from IWU Partnership

(MARION, IN) January 27th, 2017 – The City of Marion is unveiling a new brand and identity through a partnership with an academic group at Indiana Wesleyan University.

In April of 2016, Marion Mayor Jess Alumbaugh reached out to IWU, while a group of professors had recently stimulated an academic initiative comprised of about 20 students with big desires to make a lasting impact in the community through design. The group initiated discussions with leaders who had been exploring the next step in furthering a new identity to replace the decade-old catch phrase/logo, “Make it Marion.”

City of Marion Welcomes New Director of Transportation

MARION, IN: (Jan. 4th, 2017) – The City of Marion Transportation Department has new leadership as of January 3rd. Jeff Edwards is a seasoned leader, having most recently served as a corporal supervisor for the Grant County Juvenile Detention Center. After serving four years as an officer there, he was promoted into a supervisory role, overseeing eight employees charged with the care and control of the juveniles at the Center.

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