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ocT. 15, 2008

Plans are being made for Marion’s annual community Thanksgiving dinner. A traditional dinner will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at Marion Middle / High School commons. The event is being sponsored by Marion Ministerial Alliance with assistance from community volunteers.

Machelle Ratzloff is the outstanding employee of the quarter at St. Luke Hospital and Living Center.

Fred and Edith Helmer will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 17 with a family dinner and a bus trip. June and Lois Jost will celebrate their 70th anniversary Oct. 26 with a reception at Eastmoor United Methodist Church.

Extensive renovations are taking place at St. Mark Catholic Church of Marion. Pictured is a crane transporting building material through the front door of the church, now part of the consolidated Holy Family Parish of Marion County. Construction began Sept. 8 and will be completed by Dec. 10.

A public forum Sunday at Performing Arts Center in Marion will give the candidates for two positions on the Marion County Commission a chance to state their platforms and answer questions. Candidates are Aaron Allen, Randy Dallke, James Herzet, and Dan Holub.

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