School Food distribution:
Marion Community Schools: 4-6pm Wednesdays at Justice Intermediate School
Eastbrook: Mondays from 3-6pm at both Eastbrook North and South elementary schools and at Eastbrook Jr-Sr. High
Madison Grant: Tuesdays from 3-6pm at Summitville and Park elementary schools
Oak Hill: Tuesdays 4:30-6pm at Oak Hill Jr. Sr. high
Mississinewa: Mondays from 10-12 and 4-6 at door 9 of Mississinewa High School or door 7 at Westview Elementary School
**You must sign up in advance at Oak Hill and Mississinewa at the school’s websites
Marion General Hospital
MGH now has a call center to address concerns of corona virus. The number is (765) 660-6999. It will be manned by a health care professional 24 hours a day. From now until further notice, no visitors will be permitted to the acute care (inpatient) areas of Marion General Hospital. Exceptions will be considered in the following areas: emergency department, surgery, pediatrics and special care nursery. For obstetrics and end of life situations, 2 visitors will be allowed per patient. ID must be shown, and a complete respiratory illness risk screening will be required. All visitors should come through the main entrance on weekdays and come through the emergency entrance on weekends. Marion General Hospital asks that you use alternative methods of communication with patients. No unscheduled outpatient diagnostics will be performed at the main hospital. The MGH cafeteria and gift shop are now temporarily closed to the public
Events , Organizations, Churches
Marion Rotary Club’s 100th anniversary celebration scheduled for April 24th has been postponed. For information, call 661-6990.
Grant County Art Association has cancelled the April art exhibit at the Marion Public Library
AMC Theaters closed
The Marion Parks and Recreation Department’s Daddy-Daughter Dance scheduled for April 17th has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Honeywell Foundation is suspending all events at its’ properties (Honeywell Center, Honeywell House, Eagles Theater, Ford Historic Home and Charley Creek Gardens) thru Thursday April 9th; patrons are asked to keep their tickets while events are being rescheduled.
The Marion-Grant County Senior Center is now closed until April 1
The Grant County GOP Lincoln day dinner set for Saturday March 21st has been postponed until Wednesday April 21st. The event format and location remains the same. All reservations will be honored. For info, contact tresa baker: firstname.lastname@example.org
AARP tax aide program at Hontz Hall in Gas city and the Marion Public Library is suspended until further notice. For info, call 888 227-7669
Marion-Grant County Humane Society’s bow wow meow brunch and basket raffle Saturday April 4th has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Services for the visually and hearing impaired in Grant County is closed for up to 4 weeks
Cancer Services of Grant County offices will be closed until further notice, and transportation has been suspended for the time being. To get in touch with them, email email@example.com or got their website grantcountycancer.org and click on contact in the upper right hand corner.
Second Harvest Food Bank is in the process of ramping up its tailgate food distribution to several times per week. Go the website, CureHunger.org, for regular and added tailgate distributions, volunteer opportunities and other resource information.