Merrill Lynch

Merill Lynch A Bank of America Company email: kit_fogle@ml.com phone: 800.433.2855 web: fa.ml.com/kit-fogle In 1972, the Fritzinger Family gifted a farm house on 31 acres to the Brethren National Church in Ashland. The church used that gift to start a mission organization to care for widows. In time, the property transitioned into a traditional nursing…

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Marion County Children Services

Marion County Children Services Safe Children. Strong Families. Supportive Communities. p: 740.389.2317 w: www.marionkids.com Marion County Children Services is an organization with one goal: to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children in the area. The agency got its start in Marion in 1900 when Mr. Benjamin Waddell purchased land and built the Marion…

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Dermatology Associates of Mid Ohio

Dermatology Associates of Mid Ohio Dr. Scott Drew grew up in Maryland outside of Washington DC. He spent his summers working for his father at the gas station he managed. Dr. Drew always knew he wanted to continue his education after high school, but wasn’t sure what type of career he wanted to pursue. His…

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ADAM H – Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health

ADAM H Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health The Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board of Crawford and Marion Counties was established to ensure the availability of addiction and mental health services to all residents of Marion and Crawford counties. They assess the needs of the community, allocate resources, educate the public, and…

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Marion County Council on Aging

Marion County Council on Aging In 2005, a group of concerned citizens banded together to find solutions to meet the growing needs of Marion County’s seniors. The Senior Services Levy was placed on the 2005 ballot, and when it passed, the Marion County Council on Aging was established. JoEllen King had spent 25 years as…

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Dr. Gagni Family Dentistry

Dr. Gagni Family Dentistry When Sigmund Gagni was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Disease at age 17, his dreams and aspirations were placed on the backburner. He spent two years undergoing radiation and chemo treatments. His positive outlook kept him going and he was declared cancer-free at age 19. He completed his undergrad and enrolled at The…

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Tri Rivers Career Center

Tri-Rivers Career Center Like many states across the nation, Ohio faces a dire need for skilled-trade workers. To combat this issue, Tri-Rivers Career Center’s Adult Education offers skills training programs. Tri-Rivers Adult Education Director, Richard George, explains the value adult education programs, “Education is life-changing. Adult Ed focuses on in-demand careers. If we are offering…

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Marion Public Library

Marion Public Library On any given day, Marion Public Library hosts a variety of programs and events for the public to attend – sometimes with more than half a dozen options. If there’s one thing the library hopes these programs can foster in the community, it would be “connections”. It’s been decades since libraries have…

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MIPA Family Care

MIPA Family Care Before he became Dr. Gardner, Raymond had a passion for history and math. He thought about studying education and becoming a history teacher, but felt it wouldn’t challenge him to get outside his comfort zone and be more outgoing. While he was dating his then-girlfriend (now-wife), Barb, she was studying for nursing…

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Waldo Animal Clinic

Waldo Animal Clinic Before she became Dr. Megan Soehnlen, Megan Byrne was a little girl that loved her pets. From dressing up her cat, Sandy, and pushing her around in a stroller to 4H and caring for livestock, young Megan always knew she wanted to be a vet one day. Little did she know, the…

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