Please, buy the handmade goodies our Auxiliary volunteers have created for your Valentine's Day gift-giving needs! Doing so will not only make your gift recipient happy, but you will be showing how extra thoughtful you are by supporting your community's efforts to save lives and property. We are taking orders for cute tins filled with… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Fundraiser
We are grateful that our community came together last year to raise enough money to buy a new Jaws of Life extrication tools system for Marion Fire District. We presented it to the firefighters this past weekend. The "gently-used demo" we bought cost over $26,784 and was fully funded by donations and fundraising activities. Thank… Continue reading Jaws of Life Delivered!
An overview of our charitable activities, finances, and governance in 2020
THANK YOU to all who bought cookies from us this past month. We netted more than $900 with our holiday bake sale fundraiser. We wouldn't have done so well without the support of the owners of the Hilltop Hitching Post and The Lodge at McGregor Lake allowing us to sell cookies at their restaurants. We… Continue reading Bake Sale Success Story
Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2020Time: 3 PM – 7 PMLocation: Marion Community Room attached to the main fire station (180 Gopher Ln) We will have a variety of baked goods for sale just in time for gifts for yourself or others. Anyone who placed online orders for cookies can pick their cookies up then, too.
Today is #GivingTuesday! Please, either donate to, or buy cookies from us. We are raising money to buy a Jaws of Life extrication tools system for Marion Fire District. Your gift matters to not only car crash victims, but to the volunteers doing their best to rescue those victims when minutes mean the difference between… Continue reading Today Is #GivingTuesday
Our volunteers are baking cookies to raise money to buy a Jaws of Life extrication tools system for Marion FD to help our firefighters more quickly and safely rescue victims of motor vehicle collisions. Please, buy them to eat or gift to others. Cookies are only $...
We drew winners for our annual raffle at 12 noon today. All winners this year either live in Marion or own property in the Marion Fire District. Kathryn Buckles = $1,000. A.J. King = rifle. Sam Nickol = Kindle tablet. We are grateful to all who purchased raffle tickets or donated money to our fundraising… Continue reading Raffle Winners and Progress Report
Regretfully, Marion Freedom Day (our community's 4th of July parade-carnival-BBQ that our fire department hosts) is cancelled. A majority of the Marion Fire District's Board of Directors decided to cancel the event, because of COVID-19. Hopefully, conditions will improve enough that we will have the event next year. We will still draw raffle winners' tickets… Continue reading CANCELLED: Marion Freedom Day
We are looking for volunteers from the community-at-large to help and participate in this year's event on Independence Day. We're especially hopeful to get more participants in the parade that can create/pull a decorated float or drive a classic car. There's a committee meeting tomorrow (5 PM on June 3rd) at the main fire station… Continue reading 4th of July Event Committee Meeting