Social Scene | February 2023

Mary Sue Rich and Ruth E. Reed cut the ribbon to dedicate
the new community center and campus that are named in their honor.

Photo by Bruce Ackerman

Ribbon Cutting
MARY SUE RICH COMMUNITY CENTER AT REED PLACE
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

The new community center, which will offer activities for youth, families and seniors, and the property on which it sits, are named in honor of Mary Sue Rich, a longtime Ocala City Councilwoman, and Ruth E. Reed, a retired teacher and community activist. Hundreds of people were on hand for the January 10th celebration.

Documentary Film Premiere
MARION THEATRE
Photos by Bruce Ackerman

The tiny therapy horse Magic, arriving in a limo and wearing a tuxedo, was the star of the show at the December 7th premiere of Hero Horse: A Magical True Story. The event was a fundraiser to support the Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses elementary school reading programs.

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