Never Stop Improving

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Lowe’s of Marion, OH has graciously donated perennial flowers to add in the Downtown Marion planters. Next Wednesday July 22 starting at 9am Lowe’s employees, Rushmore Academy Students and Volunteers will continue the beautification of Downtown Marion. Together we will plant flowers, maintain weeds and pick up trash. We encourage you to take some time out of your day and be a part of the 2015 Oasis of Color project.   … [Continue reading]

2nd Annual Lofty Spaces and Unique Dining Places Tour Friday July 24

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You’re invited to come embark on a self-guided tour of some of Downtown Marion’s best kept secrets. On Friday July 24 from 5-8pm Downtown Marion Inc. will present the second annual Lofty Spaces and Unique Dining Places Tour. The lofts you will view are commercial or industrial spaces concerted to residential use or to another purpose other than their original intent. You will be treated to some amazing restorations and some creative décor. Walk at your own pace and enjoy local art and musical … [Continue reading]

Who’s interested in a scavenger hunt?

Morral Banner

Downtown Marion Inc. is excited to unveil the new perimeter banners for 2015/16. Pictured here is an example of one sponsored by Morral Companies, a longtime supporter of the revitalization efforts of DMI. How many more company sponsors do you think there are? Join in the hunt and be the first person to discover ALL the perimeter banners and their sponsors. Send your complete list (sponsor name and banner location) and contact information to The first person … [Continue reading]

Thank You!

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Over 20 pairs of hands came together to dig dirt on Wednesday June 3. Nucor Steel Marion and the Marion Goodwill Jobs Program enjoyed planting flowers throughout Downtown over their lunch hour. Thank You for continuing the beautification movement!!

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Summer Spruce Up in Downtown Marion

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The Oasis of Color project is in full swing and soon flowers will be popping up all over downtown. Thanks to the efforts of staff with the Goodwill Jobs Program and the contributions from EE Johnson, the Marion Community Foundation and Nucor, Downtown Marion will be alive with color. For the past several weeks the […]

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