Marion Now - Moving Our Community Forward

Marion Now - Moving Our Community Forward

Conversations with community leaders about moving the Marion, Ohio community forward. A production of iHeartMedia Marion.

Episodes

June 23, 2021 11 min
Jessica Karcher and Lesley Hayman joined the podcast to talk about Wyanstock - The Wyandot County Music Festival, happening July 2 and 3 at the Wyandot County Fairgrounds. Jessica will be the festival's first professional photographer and she will document the event on Facebook and their website.

www.Wyanstock.com
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Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer joined the podcast to talk about the Lincoln Park Aquatic Center's opening today, the Marion Senior Center opening on July 6th, job opportunities in the city, as well as the work on Lincoln Park's Baseball Stadium and Love Your Neighborhoods efforts.
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Looking for a music festival that's close to home, has awesome music, local brews, great food and is very affordable? The Wyanstock is for YOU! It's July 2 & 3, 2021 at the Wyandot County Fairgrounds. Wyanstock is full volunteer event that raises money for Wyandot County youth and community activities. Brian Kummerer, from the Wyandot County Young Professionals, joined the podcast to talk about the event!

https://wya...
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JAMS for JIM is a benefit for the family of Jim Tulloss. It's on Friday, June 25, 2021 at The Brickyard in Downtown Marion. Admission is a donation of $15. The event runs from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM and includes LIVE music, Food Trucks, Speakers and fellowship. Music will be provided by Tami & Larry Knight from Knight After Knight, Scott Cameron and Ricky Martin.

Details at: https://www.facebook.com/JAMS-for-JIM-100642292250970
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Sarah Lehnhart and Lorie Dutton from A-1 Printing joined the podcast to talk about how A-1 Printing is your local printer in Marion and why they have been for a long time. Sarah and Lorie also detailed how your printing job is taken care of from start to finish with people you know guiding you through the process to make it easy, convenient and very fast.

www.A-1Print.com
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Max Miller, the central Ohio Blood Services Representative, joined the podcast to update us on all the blood drives happening around the are in the next month, including their most popular blood drive where you can get a FREE tickets to a Cedar Fair Amusement Park, just for donating.

www.RedCrossBlood.org
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Jessica Moon, Partner at Roth, Bacon, Moon Attorneys, llc, joined the podcast to update us on Estate Tax Issues she has been seeing in her practice. She takes time to fill us in on what might be happening with Estate Taxes and changes that may be made. She details how to protect yourself and your family.

www.RothBaconLaw.com
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Shannon Stark from Scioto Shoe Mart invited Marion County 4-H Educator Margo Long to join the podcast to talk about the upcoming Marion County Fair. Margo and Shannon talked about how important footwear is for the fair participants and how selecting the right boot and having it fit properly is a huge key. Shannon also announced that Scioto Shoe mart is giving 10% off for all fair participants.

www.SciotoShoeMarion.com
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Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer joined the podcast to give us an update on the state of affairs in the city. The Mayor talked about the Senior Center opening and their transportation program. He talked about the Memorial Day closures in City Hall. The Aquatic Center will be open this summer, but they need more lifeguards and employees. And the city is hiring and really needs some help.

https://www.marionohio.us/
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OhioMeansJobs-Marion is looking for 16-24 year olds to participate in their 2021 Summer Youth Employment Program. Annette Walton, Sarah Kwast and Erinn Littell stopped by to give us the details and explain that is so much more than just a summer job. There's lots of training, certifications and real-world experience available for the two-month program.

www.MarionMeansJobs.com
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Fred Schenk, a funeral director at Boyd Funeral Home in Marion, joined the podcast to talk about why setting up your funeral arrangements now can save your loved ones time, stress and a lot of money. He answers the tough questions you may have about end of life celebrations and expenses.

www.BoydFuneralMarion.com
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Miss Ohio Scholarship Program member, Lora Current joined college students Brooke Dellinger and Marissa Horn to have an open conversation about choosing your next path after high school and their experiences. It can be exciting and scary at the same time. They really put your thoughts in perspective.

www.ReadOnUSA.com
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Shannon Stark from Scioto Shoe Mart joined the podcast to talk about their Mother's Day gift ideas and why buying the right pair of shoes that fit properly is so important.

https://www.sciotoshoemarion.com/
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Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer joined the podcast to update us on activities around the city. The Mayor talked about neighborhood clean-ups, including the city-wide tire collection, Community Clean Up Day in May, and the status of the Aquatic Center and Youth Baseball & Softball.
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April is National Child Abuse Month and Marion County Children's Services is busy serving the kids in our county. Elizabeth Moore, Foster Care and Community Engagement Coordinator joined the podcast to discuss their Pinwheel Project, Wear Blue for Kids Day, Kinship Care programs and much more.

www.MarionKids.com
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OhioMeansJobs is holding open interviews for Piston Automotive on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at their offices at 622 Leader Street in Marion. Piston Automotive provides excellent benefits and up to a $500 stay on bonus. Listen to the podcast for more info or go to www.PistonAutomotive.com/join-our-team
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Marion County Park District Naturalist James Anderson joined the podcast to talk about Skunk Cabbage. He details what it is and where you an find it around the area. James also introduced their new Coloring Contest and went over the calendar for April, as they're bring back events!

www.MarionCountyParks.info
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Ohio Means Jobs Marion County is hosting a Job Fair Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 10:00am to 2:00pm for production positions at Piston Automotive. These are open interviews at Ohio Means Jobs offices at 622 Leader Street in Marion. Check out the podcast to get all the details.

www.PistonAutomotive.com/join-our-team OhioMeansJobs #225065426
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Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer joined the podcast to update us on The State of The City. The Mayor spoke about holiday hours, yard waste curbside collection, jobs in the city and the Aquatic Center.
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Marion Public Health Medical Director, Dr. Michael McCleese, joined the podcast to update us on the pandemic in Marion County. Dr. McCleese looked at the numbers locally, talked about how you can get vaccinated and dug into the variants and Astra-Zeneca issues over seas.
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