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Posted April 11, 2024 |

Tillman elected to Mainstreet Community Bank Board of Directors

Mainstreet Community Bank has announced its newest addition, electing David Tillman to its board of directors.

Tillman is the president of Tillman & Associates Engineering and the 2023 recipient of the Philanthropist of the year award. He is a graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

David Tillman [Courtesy of Mainstreet Community Bank]

Clerk of Court and Comptroller wins three awards of excellence

The Marion County Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s office earned three awards of distinction for the past few years of excellence in finance and budgeting.

The Marion County Commission presented the awards on April 2, one certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting for FY 2021-22 and another for outstanding achievement in popular annual finance reporting for the fiscal year ending in 2022. A third honor was bestowed as the office earned the distinguished budget presentation award for the fiscal year beginning in 2023.

The Marion County Commission presented the Clerk and Comptroller’s Office with three awards for finance and budget excellence [Granicus].

Kiwanis Club of Ocala celebrates 100th Anniversary

The city of Ocala presented Kiwanis Club of Ocala President Travis Bennett with a proclamation in honor of the club’s 100th anniversary this month.

The Kiwanis Club was founded on April 7, 1924, to serve the Ocala Marion County community with a special focus on children.

“I’m very blessed to have a community that supports our children as much as our community does and is so passionate about serving alongside all of our community members,” Bennett said.

[Kiwanis Club of Ocala]

Five MCFR driver engineers celebrate 18-year work anniversary

Five Marion County Fire Rescue personnel are celebrating their 18-year anniversaries with the department this week.

Congratulations to Driver Engineer Timothy Brandon Ecker, Driver Engineer James Cussins, Driver Engineer Drew Ramasco, Driver Engineer Seth Bonchak and Driver Engineer Michael Poole for their 18 years of service.

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