G. I. A.

G. I. A.’s, as most sub-ordinate Divisions call them­selves, is so called because they are wives of Locomo­tive Engineers. The proper name is Grand International Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Strangely enough, while Marceline is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee, so is the Grand International Auxil­iary, which was organized October 16, 1887.

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Silver Spur Riding Club

The Silver Spur riding club was organized in September, 1945 with 20 members. Glen McCandless – who was living in Kansas City at that time – submitted the name of the club.

The first president was Bill Stonger. The club has sponsored basket dinners and horse shows each year.

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Band Boosters 1963

Band Boosters is an organization to co-operate with the Board of Education and Band director to further the interest of instrumental music in the Public Schools of Marceline, Missouri.

The first regular meeting of Band Boosters was held at the high school on Thursday night, December 8, 1938. The meeting was called to order by … > More >