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United Federal Credit Union partners with LOGAN ALC

Generous gift pays for autism classroom in Benton Harbor BENTON HARBOR, Michigan (November 8, 2017) – A $30,000 gift to LOGAN from United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) will help pay for a classroom for children with autism. Officials from UFCU visited the LOGAN Autism Learning Center (ALC) in Benton Harbor today and met some of the children who will benefit from their generosity. They presented the gift to LOGAN in a hallway decorated with children’s artwork. In addition to dedicating the classroom, UFCU has been providing coloring sheets to the community as part of as their “YOU COLOR –...

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Billy “Stix” Nicks brings Motown to NewmanFest

Annual music event to benefit LOGAN Protective Services SOUTH BEND, Indiana (October 12, 2017) – On Sunday, October 29, a music event featuring percussionist Billy “Stix” Nicks will be held to benefit LOGAN Protective Services. For moe than 40 years, LOGAN Protective Services has provided advocacy and guardianship services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are endangered by abuse, neglect or exploitation.  The event, named NewmanFest after LOGAN’s founding father Joe Newman, will be from 2-6 p.m. at The Brick, 1145 Northside Blvd in South Bend. Tickets are...

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NIH awards $3.5 million to Shaw Center for Children and Families

By Brittany Collins Kaufman University of Notre Dame The National Institutes of Health awarded a new $3.5 million grant to the University of Notre Dame’s William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families in support of a project for families that include a child with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The project is a collaboration out of the Shaw Center between Mark Cummings, Notre Dame Endowed Chair in Psychology, and Joshua John Diehl, chief strategy officer for autism services at LOGAN Community Resources Inc. in South Bend. The new Supporting Parent-Adolescent Relationships and Communication...

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New savings accounts protect disability benefits

by Joseph Dits South Bend Tribune SOUTH BEND (August 23, 2017) — Indiana officials have launched a new savings program that will save people with disabilities from an old issue: Losing out on Medicaid and Social Security benefits once they accumulate more than about $2,000 in their accounts. The new INvestABLE account was born out of federal law created under President Barack Obama, then adopted last year under former Gov. Mike Pence. It allows those who qualify to deposit up to $14,000 per year, with a maximum balance of $450,000. Also, savings under $100,000 aren’t considered as part of...

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LOGAN All-Stars to take on South Bend Cubs

Annual matchup is Tuesday, August 15 at Four Winds Field SOUTH BEND, Indiana (August 14, 2017) – A team of athletes at LOGAN known as the LOGAN All-Stars will take on the South Bend Cubs in an exhibition game Tuesday, August 15 at 3:45 p.m. LOGAN staff and volunteers will be on hand to support the LOGAN team at the game which takes place just prior to the South Bend Cubs matchup against the Fort Wayne TinCaps. The exhibition game is part of LOGAN’s Friends and Family Night at Four Winds Field—an annual outing for clients, family and supporters of the regional non-profit. “This is a game...

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Dr. Todd Graham will be missed

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA (July 26, 2017) – Matt Harrington, President and CEO of LOGAN, issued the following statement regarding the tragic death today of Dr. Todd Graham, a longtime LOGAN supporter, volunteer and donor: The LOGAN family is very saddened by the passing of Dr. Todd Graham. He was an active and generous supporter of LOGAN and a strong advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, particularly children with autism. Dr. Graham will certainly be missed. Matt Harrington LOGAN President/CEO   MEDIA CONTACT Nancy Miller Director of Marketing and Communications LOGAN 574-289-4831 nmiller@logancenter.org

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LOGAN’s Run kickoff event coming soon

MISHAWAKA, Indiana (July 15, 2017) – A kick-off celebration in preparation for the 14th annual LOGAN’s Run will take place Tuesday, July 18, at Fleet Feet Sports, 3522 Grape Road in Mishawaka from 5 to 7 p.m. Interested runners can register at the event as well as win LOGAN’s Run merchandise. Fleet Feet will offer a 10% to anyone who registers or has registered already for LOGAN’s Run. The Kickoff Celebration is the last day for reduced-price registration. Fees increase on July 19. LOGAN’s Run begins in the early morning on Saturday, Aug. 5 and is for competitors of any ability. More...

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Registration now open for annual LOGAN’s Run

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (June 29, 2017) – Registration is now open for the 14th annual LOGAN’s Run, which takes place on Saturday, August 5. Each year, more than 1,500 runners and walkers take part in the event to raise awareness, advocacy and support for children, adults and families living with the challenges of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The race features chip-timed 10k and 5k runs and a 1-mile Fun Walk, all on a trail weaving through the northern edge of the Notre Dame campus. “Between sponsorships and participants, LOGAN’s Run raises vital funds each year for the services...

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LOGAN announces new CEO

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (June 8, 2017) – The Board of Directors for LOGAN Community Resources, Inc., has selected Matt Harrington as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Harrington will replace outgoing President/CEO Clint Bolser, who announced his intention to relocate to his hometown in Richmond, Indiana. Harrington will assume the role on July 10. Harrington most recently served as the President and CEO of the United Way of St. Joseph County (IN), beginning in September 2014. Under his leadership Harrington led the transformation of United Way into an impact organization, developing...

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Honor Credit Union Awards $30,000 for Autism services

BENTON HARBOR, Michigan (April 17, 2017) – A classroom at LOGAN Autism Learning Center – Southwest Michigan will be named the Honor Classroom in recognition of a generous gift of $30,000 from the Honor Credit Union Foundation. LOGAN received the first installment of the award during a check presentation today at the Center. Honor pledged to give $10,000 a year over a three-year period to LOGAN’s “For the Kids” capital campaign. The money will be used to help pay for renovations to the former Stump School, which LOGAN purchased in 2016. LOGAN has transformed the building into a bustling...

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