35 years ago
september 29, 1976
The Personality Profile in this issue features Marion resident, Blaine Swain, retired professional bricklayer, who for many years was associated with organizations involved with the International Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers Union.
Coffee and rolls were provided by Mr. and Mrs. Will Helmer at their home Saturday morning for those riding in the Class of 1946 float in the Old Settlers’ Day parade.
About the friendliest, warmest atmosphere is created three times a week when people over 60 get together to enjoy Fellowship Meals in Marion. “The emphasis is on fellowship, though,” according to Barbara Longhofer, coordinator for several Fellowship Meal sites in a three-county area.
Sunday morning at the 10 o’clock Mass was an enjoyable “first” for Pilsen people when the Allen Valish orchestra furnished music for the first Pilsen Polka Mass.
Rev. William J. Nelsen will be installed this Sunday as pastor of Marion’s First United Presbyterian Church.
KTVH-TV, Channel 12, will cover the Bicentennial Day event at Marion Elementary School next Thursday. They will have a film crew present to record activities, and plan to broadcast it over the regular news program.
A come and go bridal shower honoring Pam Richmond was given Sept. 25 at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Miss Richmond is the bride-to-be of Glen Hett.