Let’s Keep the Cheer Here Program Winners Announced

Keep the Cheer Here

Jean & John Johnson won Downtown Marion and The Union Bank’s “Keep the Cheer Here” holiday shop local program.  Designed to promote shopping locally, those using the program’s coupons could enter to win certificates to locally owned stores, restaurants and businesses.  As winners, the Johnsons received $300 worth of certificates from 15 different businesses. Also garnering certificates from locally owned establishments were Leonard “Lenny” Brown, second place, and runners up Marsha Dutt … [Continue reading]

Herr Thanked for Years of Service to Downtown Marion

The Downtown Marion Inc. board would like to take this opportunity to thank Karen Herr for her years of service as manager. Since 2011 Karen has worked diligently promoting the assets of our downtown and bringing needed attention to the revitalization efforts. Karen Herr submitted her resignation as manager of Downtown Marion, Inc. with her last work day being January 15, 2015. Karen issued thanks to the board and volunteers for all of their help and support over the years. "I still … [Continue reading]

Celebrate the New Year in Downtown Marion

2014 Pop N Drop

Join us on Wednesday evening, December 31, to bring in the new year in Downtown Marion.  There will be singing, dancing, popcorn, and hot chocolate from 10 - midnight with fireworks and a ball drop at the stroke of midnight. Here's a timeline of events: What:         Downtown Marion's Pop N Drop Date:         Wednesday, December 31, 10:00 p.m. to midnight Location:   Parking lot at 172 West Center Street (Fisher parking lot, just west of Prospect Street) Activities: Marion … [Continue reading]