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Marietta Community Organization News and Updates

Complied by Steve Ulrich From the Beautification Committee: Cherry Tree cleanup is June 26 from 8 a.m. until noon along Front Street.  If you would like to help trim, pick up branches, or run a weed trimmer, please contact Bob Heiserman at (717) 426-4350. From the Lions: Lion Dave Haneman coordinated approximately twenty people, including five

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First River Towns Plein Air a Success

Marietta Art Alive! (MAA) is delighted with the overwhelming support and success of the first River Towns Plein Air – especially the large turnout for the three day exhibit in Studio 264 at the Marietta Community House. MAA partnered with Rivertownes PA USA for this project and future community events which include the September Pig

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Marietta Fireworks: July 3, 2021

Remember last year when everyone was isolated? Marietta Fireworks decided we were going to have our show since it was an outside event. We limited our advertising to avoid a huge crowd and canceled all plans involving War Memorial Park since it could result in a large crowd in a small space. This year is

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In Memoriam: Dave White- A Life of MRA Leadership

Marietta Restoration Associates (MRA) mourns the loss of one of its founding members and guiding forces. David L. White, “Dave” as he was known to friends and family, passed away on April 30th. Dave leaves behind a legacy of service to MRA and to the Marietta community. Growing up in Marietta as a third-generation Mariettian,

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The Bloody Mary

Written by Rebeca Shinsky When one thinks “breakfast”, one imagines coffee, eggs, and bacon, and perhaps some fresh squeezed OJ. However, the word, “brunch” conjures something else altogether. Lazy mornings, whether on a sun drenched patio or curled on a sofa while a storm brews, are perfect for the quintessential drink of brunch- the Bloody

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Marietta Mystery Story #2

Chapter One – The Treasure Hunt Written by Cynthia L. Perko Sylvia sat at the kitchen table staring at an envelope that was addressed to her. It was from her father and she knew it was coming, but she wasn’t ready to face the fact that her Aunt Maxine was really gone. Claire, Sylvia’s sister

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Shade Tree Planting Demonstrations Planned

The Marietta Shade Tree Commission will offer demonstrations on the correct planting of street trees on Saturday, May 1st, the day after National Arbor Day. This will take place during the midday hours at three locations to be announced. Choosing trees that won’t damage sidewalks, the proper soil preparation, and other relevant points will be

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More "Hometown Heroes" Banners on the Way

As the warm weather approaches, the Marietta American Legion Women’s Auxiliary is getting ready to start hanging “Hometown Heroes” banners again. Anyone who is interested in purchasing a banner to honor a Marietta veteran may do so by filling out an application at the Marietta American Legion. Banners are $250. Please bring a check made

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Marietta Community Organization News and Updates

Written by Steve Ulrich American Legion: New orders for the Hometown Heroes banner program are now being taken. Stop in to fill out a form. $250 fee. Beautification Committee: The committee is looking for volunteers to help maintain the Cherry trees on Front Street. If you can trim branches, trim weeds, or gather sticks, contact