A Taste of Marion

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The 2014-2015 Leadership Marion! class discovered that they have a passion for the revitalization of Downtown Marion, and the youth engaged in Marion’s Rushmore Academy, and their jobs program. This passion resulted in a dual focused community service project called, A Taste of Marion. The class met with several Downtown Marion, Inc. representatives to learn about the focus of the downtown manager and board of directors for the revitalization of the heart of the city. In the process, the … [Continue reading]

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 […]

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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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