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These coats will help keep children of all ages warm this winter so donations for newborns through adult sizes will be a blessing! 

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11/1/2019
-11/30/2019
8:30am to 4:30pm


The Marion Chamber Membership Committee will meet at noon at the Chamber office. 

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11/19/201912:00pm to 1:00pmKaren Mullins


Law & the Business Sector
Panel Facilitator: Bradley Bullock, MFA, CADC, MISA Administrator, TASC Area 8 (Southeast Illinois)

With all the rumors and speculation out there about the legalization of marijuana in the state of Illinois it’s hard to know what to believe. Come hear the truth from the experts, Franklin County Sheriff Dave Bartoni, Franklin County States Attorney Phillip Butler, 
Representative Severin, and Senator Fowler. 

There are also a lot of implications for the business world with the passage of recreational marijuana law. Come find out what 
implications this new law is going to have on you and your business with expert Shari Rhodes.

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11/19/20196:00pm to 7:30pmMarion Chamber


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

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11/20/20198:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


For physicians, advanced practice providers,
nurses, and technologists. CME/Contact Hours offered.

Register online at http://www.sih.net/cvsymposium

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11/20/20198:00am to 4:30pm


This month's Lunch & Learn Features special guest Kent Zimmer, morning radio show host, will share how communicating positive messages impact the people we lead and the communities we serve.  

Kent is the host of Kent in The Country on New Country Z100.  He is a perpetual optimist, always choosing to “broadcast the good”, rather than the negative.  Communication is key to good leadership and Kent will help you improve yours.  
  
Eat, learn, discuss & grow!  
Raise your leadership and connect with others in a fun learning environment!

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11/20/201911:45am to 1:15pmKaren Mullins


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee meeting is held on the third Thurday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank. 

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11/21/20198:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


Join us for the Grand Opening of the new Legence Bank location on carbon street. This event will feature music and refreshments provided by local businesses!

8:00 AM: Coffee & Donuts provided by Crown Brew and Dixie Cream Donuts
9:00 AM: Flag Raising Ceremony with Marion VFW Honor Guard. National Anthem singing by Kate Prince.
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM: Walt’s Pizza and Giveaways
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Fall Popcorn Bar by Anne's Gourmet Popcorn
4:00 PM: Marion Chamber Ribbon Cutting and Reception catered by SimplyDavid's and a musical performance by Marion Jr. High Jazz Choir

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11/22/20198:00am to 5:00pmTricia Johnson


Spend spare change for a good cause. Paperback books $0.25 Hardback books $1.00

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11/22/2019
-11/23/2019
9:00am to 4:00pm


Spend spare change for a good cause. Paperback books $0.25 Hardback books $1.00

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11/22/2019
-11/23/2019
9:00am to 4:00pm


For details on upcoming meetings and agendas, please go to: http://cityofmarionil.gov/council-agenda/

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11/25/2019 City Clerk


Check out amazing food pairings at Kokopelli.  Theme nights to date night, see all they have to offer.

Call ASAP to make your reservations!

Click More Details for Menu.

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11/28/20195:00pm to 7:00pmKokopelli Clubhouse


Come celebrate Small Business Saturday with us at Magpie Market House! Great deals, snacks & drinks!

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11/30/20199:00am to 4:00pm


Have your picture taken with the grouchy green guy before he steals all the fun out of Christmas!! My Michelle's Photography will be taking the pictures and will have packages available for purchase.

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11/30/201911:00am to 4:00pm


Join The Moscow Ballet for an enchanting evening of dance and theater as they present The Great Russian Nutcracker!

In 1993, Moscow Ballet toured the Great Russian Nutcracker to Washington DC, Baltimore, Syracuse, Orlando, Ft Lauderdale, New Haven, Reading and Charleston WV for the first time to critical acclaim. Directed and choreographed by Stanislav Vlasov, former soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet, and well known as a “Grand Dance Artist,” the inaugural six-week tour starred principal ballerina Lillia Sabitova. It also featured the innovative rolling backgrounds first created by a St Petersburg Conservatory of Music producer, and which were the inspiration for Eisenstein’s cinematic technique. Since then the annual tour has increased to include about 100 performances on the tour to cities from San Juan to Calgary, and from New York to California, traveling with two simultaneously touring companies of forty dancers each.

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12/2/2019 


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting will be held at 8 a.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center. 

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12/3/20198:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


Life Line Screening will be performing a day of preventive health screenings at Marion Knights of Columbus on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. This collaboration helps bring important health tests to our community at an affordable price.  The tests look for signs of disease that can lead to stroke, heart attack or bone fracture.


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12/4/2019 


Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, will host a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, December 5 from 4-5 p.m. at the Centerstone Carterville location, 403 Municipal Drive to celebrate the opening of the Carterville outpatient office. 

The Marion Illinois Centre Healthcare (ICH) clinic moved to the Carterville location recently. 

The ribbon cutting will be held at 4:15 p.m. An Open House will follow until 5 p.m. and will include tours, drinks and networking.

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12/5/20194:00pm to 5:00pmDalus BenAvi


Come shop our new Farmhouse Christmas Line of Products & gifts! We will have a store FULL of gift items, stocking stuffers and snacks! Crown Brew Coffee will be joining us for both days!!

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12/6/2019
-12/7/2019
9:00am to 4:00pm


For details on upcoming meetings and agendas, please go to: http://cityofmarionil.gov/council-agenda/

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12/9/2019 City Clerk


When Santa’s naughty and nice list goes missing, a few dancing mice, a little girl and a wacky elf need to save the day! Santa Claus is coming to town, and bringing the newest family holiday tradition to the Marion Cultural and Civic Center during a national tour of Ken Ludwig’s Twas the Night Before Christmas (www.twasthenighttour.com). The all-new live stage adaptation of the classic Christmas poem provides audiences with a modern twist, as the enjoyable and lovable storyline follows an unstoppable trio: a mouse, an elf and a little girl who are determined to witness a Christmas miracle. The performance is on Monday, December 9 at 6:30pm.

“I'm thrilled to bring this brand-new production of Ken Ludwig's Twas The Night Before Christmas to family audiences across the country,” says Director Tim Drucker. “With imaginative costumes and sets, rapping mice, adorable elves and a visit from Santa, this production is sure to create new holiday memories for families everywhere.”
Ken Ludwig’s Twas the Night Before Christmas is a new holiday tradition and wild adventure, where the whole family can help solve a Christmas mystery. When Santa’s naughty and nice list goes missing, a few dancing mice, a little girl and a wacky elf need to save the day before Santa boards his sleigh.

The newest stage adaption is written by two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig, who has written over 28 plays and musicals including six shows on Broadway and seven in London's West End. His plays have starred Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Tony Shalhoub, Lynn Redgrave, Joan Collins and Kristen Bell. His work has been performed in over 30 countries in more than 20 languages.

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12/9/20196:30pm to 8:00pm


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, December 10th at the Pavilion in Marion. Lunch service begins at 11:45 a.m.

This month's entertainment will be presented by the Marion Jr High choir, led by Elizabeth Byassee Shore.   

This month's lunch will be provided by Great Boars of Fire and will feature Cajun Fettuccine Alfredo, Salad, Mixed Vegetables, Garlic Bread and Chocolate Cake.  

Centerstone is the sponsor of the this month's Monthly Membership luncheon

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12/10/201911:45am to 1:00pm


Have legal questions, Attorney Analisa Parker, will be at the library to give 15-minute consultations the first Tuesday of every month. Please bring all paperwork needed for your case. This program is first come first serve.

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12/10/20195:30pm to 7:30pm


The Marion Chamber Membership Committee will meet at noon at the Chamber office. 

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12/17/201912:00pm to 1:00pmKaren Mullins


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Chamber office. 

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12/18/20198:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


The Marion Chamber of Commerce Legislative Affairs Committee meeting is held on the third Thurday of each month at 8 a.m. at South Porte Bank. 

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12/19/20198:00am to 9:00amKaren Mullins


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