Marion Mayor Anthony Rinella
Welcome to the City of Marion, also known as “The Hub of the Universe.” My family proudly calls Marion home and we hope you have the same affection for our community after becoming better acquainted.
Our new site highlights easy access to online bill pay for the city’s water department, links to city departments, live council videos, downloadable forms and more.
Community Highlight Event
“There has been great interest in and enthusiastic community support for this event. It is our hope to partner with community members to make this event a great success. With the help of community partners, Veteran Service Organizations, VA employees, volunteers, local businesses and others, we are certain that is possible!”
There are many opportunities to support this event. Many roles have been filled but there are many more available. Volunteers are still needed for some of the following roles:
- Volunteer Check-in (May 2-5)
- Education and Information
- Information and Name Search (mostly after 2pm on May 2-5)
- Parking Lot Assistants (all days)
- School Group Wall Guides (Friday, May 3, 10am-4pm)
- Wall Panel Set up and General Set up Crew (involves more than just set up starting at 8am on May 2)
- Wall Guides (specific times still needed)
All groups wishing to volunteer should have one point of contact per group.
We are asking individuals to serve in two-hour increments for scheduling purposes during the following days/times:
Thursday, May 2, 2019 @4pm to 10pm
Friday, May 3, 2019 @10am to 10pm (Individuals may serve more than one 2hr. block)
Saturday, May 4, 2019 @8am to 10pm
Sunday, May 5, 2019 @8am to 10pm
When contacting Voluntary Service, you will be asked to provide your name, address, email and phone number and you will be asked what type of role from the list above you would like to fill and the day(s) and time(s) you are available. To volunteer please call 618-993-4121.
Volunteers will be required to show a form of ID, VA and VA Volunteer badges will be an acceptable form of id as well. Lanyards will be checked out and then returned when volunteer shift is completed.