45 years ago
march 8, 1978
The Pride Pacemaker Award banquet Friday will feature a speech by Governor Robert Bennett, a slide presentation about the Marion area, a catered dinner, and entertainment by Marion High School mixed chorus and jazz band. Highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the Pacemaker Award.
This week’s Personality Profile is about Dorothy Varenhorst, proprietor of Van’s Department Store and a leader in many civic programs.
The local Catholic Youth Organization volleyball team won a regional volleyball tournament Sunday in Marion Gymnasium. Team members include Doug Heerey, Kevin Jirak, Sherri Kelly, Jackie Richmond, Jamie Richmond, Jay Smith, Bill Turk, Becky Vinduska, Debbie Vinduska, Darrel Waner, and Doug Webb.
Marion Community Arts Council will present lyric coloratura Beverly Hoch, daughter of Mrs. Wharton Hoch of Marion, in concert Sunday in Marion Municipal Auditorium.
Marion County ambulance service made 24 runs in January and 33 in February, according to Max Gough, county emergency medical services director. Crews answered 14 sick calls and 1 emergency call in January and 14 sick calls and 2 emergency calls in February.