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Marsh Foundation Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Building

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation Trustees and Directors have announced a groundbreaking ceremony to be held on Monday, May 6 at 1 p.m. The event will coincide with the start of construction of the new fitness and dining facility. The 15,000-foot structure will house a gymnasium, locker rooms...
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Marsh Foundation Celebrates One Year in Downtown Location

VAN WERT, Ohio – One year ago, The Marsh Foundation opened its Foster Care and Adoption Center on Main Street in downtown Van Wert. With the goal of being more accessible to the community, the new facility has been successful in helping The Marsh to achieve its main goal; helping more children and...
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Marsh Foundation Accepts Generous Donation from TAG Menswear

VAN WERT, Ohio – Tim Slusher, owner of TAG Menswear in Van Wert, recently reached out to The Marsh Foundation about making a clothing donation. The men’s clothing presented to The Marsh includes sweaters, dress pants, dress shirts, jackets, t-shirts and more and is valued at more than $12,000. To...
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Marsh Foundation to Host Event to Raise Funds to Fight Child Abuse

VAN WERT, Ohio – In an effort to raise awareness and funds to fight child abuse, The Marsh Foundation is teaming up with the Family and Children First Council of Van Wert County to host a ‘Run to End Child Abuse.’ All proceeds of this event will be donated to the Van Wert FCFC to help end child...
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Marsh Foundation Hires Megan Tuttle as Director of Residential Services

VAN WERT, Ohio – Megan Tuttle, LISW-S, has joined The Marsh Foundation as the new director of residential services. No stranger to The Marsh, Tuttle first worked on campus as a family teacher, then program manager of Clymer Hall. “We are thrilled to have Megan rejoin our staff at The Marsh...
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Marsh Foundation Auditorium Renamed in Honor of Past Director, Ron Bagley

VAN WERT, Ohio – A surprise announcement was made at the 2018 Marsh Foundation Christmas party when the Administration Building’s auditorium was renamed Bagley Auditorium. The name change is in honor of past director, Ronald R. Bagley. Bagley was born November 26, 1937. On July 1, 1962 he was...
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Marsh Foundation Creates Bridges Liaison Position to Work with Emancipated Foster Youth

VAN WERT, Ohio – Bridges is a statewide program administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services through a contract with The Child and Family Health Collaborative of Ohio.  As a member of this Collaborative, The Marsh Foundation was given the opportunity to help deliver this program...
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Marsh Foundation Aims to Teach Youth Valuable Life Skills through Independent Living Program

VAN WERT, Ohio – Transitioning to adulthood is one of the most difficult times of a person’s life. It’s even more difficult for youth who are in residential or foster care. Without a parent to travel this journey with, these youth sometimes are lacking the important skills and knowledge needed to...
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Marsh Foundation Hires Additional Foster Care Consultant

VAN WERT, Ohio – In order to meet growing needs at The Marsh Foster Care and Adoption Center, the organization has hired a third foster care consultant. Megan Riemesch, LSW, is excited to join the team and brings with her experience and education that will benefit the youth at The Marsh...
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Marsh Foundation Foster Care and Adoption Center to Hold Informational Open House

VAN WERT, Ohio – Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a foster parent? Do you have questions about the process? Are you concerned you don’t have what it takes? Are you interested in adoption? The Marsh Foundation Foster Care and Adoption Center is holding a free event that can help answer...