Join us Downtown in December

Downtown in December

December is a busy month in Downtown Marion. On Thursday, December 10 we will be hosting the  6th Annual Under the Christmas Tree Auction at Park Place. Doors open at 5:30pm with a silent auction, heavy appetizers and a cash bar. The live auction will begin at 7:00pm with auctioneer Ben Higgins Realty & Auction Co., LLC. Then, on Friday, December 11, from 5-8pm we will host the 2nd Christmas Church Tour. This will be a walking tour of nine historic downtown churches and will include … [Continue reading]

Featured Sponsor – Carroll’s Jewelers

Carroll’s Jewelers

Downtown Marion has been home to Carroll’s Jewelers since 1934.  With its rich history, and a sales team with personalities that sparkle like diamonds, one trip to Carroll’s will make you a regular. Carroll’s Jewelers opened for business at 172 W. Center Street in 1934 when Harold and Althea Carroll bought Spaulding Jewelers from the Spaulding brothers. In July 1971, the Carrolls, who realized that neither of their two sons were interested in going into the family business, took a chance and … [Continue reading]

Rotary Club Gets Update on Progress in Downtown Marion

A $300,000 state grant received by Marion for a collection of LoDo beautification projects is an example of the collaboration that Downtown Marion Inc. set as one of its primary goals for 2015, Nissa Stump said. Downtown Marion representatives Stump, the group’s manager, and Vaughn Sizemore, the group’s community development consultant, provided an overview of the 501(c)(3), whose mission is to revitalize the city’s downtown, to Marion Rotary Club on Tuesday. “We are making great strides … [Continue reading]

State Awards Grant to Fund LoDo Projects

A community of neighbors — businesses and property owners — was integral to LoDo, the Lower Downtown of Marion, receiving a $300,000 grant from the state, said Mayor Scott Schertzer and Evelyn Warr-Cummings, city/county regional planning assistant director. “It did help,” Warr-Cummings said, on Monday, referring to the coalition of local residents, business owners and […]

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Miles for Marion – October 3, 2015


The premier Miles for Marion 5K and Block Party will be held Saturday October 3, 2015. Registration will begin at 9 am and the 5K will start at 10 am at the Richland Road Church of Christ. Participants will run/walk 3.1 miles through the Marion Community and finish at the Block Party on Orchard Street, […]

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