Marathon moves into a new chapter with dedicated, professional offices
The grand opening of Marathon City Hall took place on Thursday. More than 100 guests from the city and the county filled the lobby before filing outside for the speeches and ribbon cutting. Marathon City Manager Chuck Lindsey spoke eloquently about the community project and how so many contributed to its success. Reverends Larry White and Dustin Sedlak also spoke, blessing the city as it begins a new chapter.
Marathon attorney, and the first mayor of Marathon, Bob Miller hugs Thea Ramsay and Beth Ramsay Vickrey.
Marathon attorney Frank Greenman, left, chats with developer Pritam Singh.
Former manager Mike Puto points to the name of the late Mayor Dick Ramsay on the special dedication plaque.
Clerk of the Court candidate Ron Saunders smiles with Monroe County Commissioner Sylvia Murphy.
Sandra Bradshaw goes in for a special hug from Diane and Anthony Culver.
The current Marathon Council, and State Rep. Holly Raschein, have a special seat for the proceedings.
Chris Lordi and brother Mike of Irie Island Eats add to the treats. The spread also included contributions from Sweet Savannah’s and Leigh Anne’s.
Mayor Mark Senmartin said he hopes city government will be ‘plumb, level and true’ — like the new city hall behind him.