Since kindergarten, B.J. Gruber knew he wanted to be a police officer or a baseball player. After he was not picked up by any professional teams, his choice was clear. Following graduation from Marion Harding High School in 1993, Gruber briefly started college until he got a call from the Marion City Police Department (MPD) […]
2020 Celebrate Marion Honorees
2020 Celebrate Marion Honoree Video
Learn more about the amazing people, places, products, and programs that make Marion a great place to live, work, play, and learn!
Marion Women’s Club and home both became designated as national historic sites in December 2019. Records were found in a cedar closet located inside the home dating back to 1895. Club meetings began in the home in 1905 after it was built by Shauck Elah Barlow and Ida Harsh Barlow. It was donated in 1945 […]
Though not originally from Marion, has not been far. Coming from Bucyrus and a graduate of Colonel Crawford, Schifer attended The Ohio State University at Marion. She graduated as an Economics major with a minor in Finance. Schifer started selling Mary Kay in 2015 part-time. “If I sold one mascara a week, it would pay […]
The Marion Area Employer Resource Network (ERN) is a low-cost, shared resource to help improve employee retention and productivity. The local ERN Success Coach, Natalie Longmeier, provides on-site coaching to employees of participating businesses through this program of Marion Matters. “The program ultimately helps shape a positive culture that businesses care about their employees,” says […]