Buddy the LOGAN bison joins herd at the Indiana State Fair

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (August 9, 2016) — Visitors to the Indiana State Fair will be treated to a unique exhibit – a herd of decorated bison representing 23 of Indiana’s counties. A colorful one from St. Joseph County, Buddy the bison, was designed and painted by artists at The Studios adult day services at LOGAN Industries. Buddy’s creators did not just splash him with paint, they carefully considered what message his artwork should convey. They decided to tell the story of St. Joseph County. “He’s all about the community,” said Ann Goens, manager of The Studios at LOGAN, a nonprofit...

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Buddy the bison joins herd at the Indiana State Fair

UPDATE:  Buddy received an honorable mention in the Judges’ Choice category of the Bison-tennial Herd contest. Congratulations to Fulton County, the first-place winner in Judges’ Choice and to Martin County, the first-place winner in People’s Choice. Here’s a list of all the winners, as announced Friday, August 19 on the Indiana State Fair website. A big thank you to everyone who voted for Buddy! Judges’s Choice: 1st Place: Fulton County for quality, execution and representation of State and County 2nd Place: DeKalb County for design and detailed imagery. Project...

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LOGAN’s Run event this Saturday

Here’s a Guide to the Weekend Events SOUTH BEND, Indiana (August 4, 2016) – The 13th annual LOGAN’s Run begins in the early morning this Saturday, August 6. More than 1,500 runners and walkers are scheduled to participate in the annual event to raise awareness, advocacy and support for children, adults and families living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The event features chip-timed 10k and 5k runs and a 1-mile Fun Walk, all on a trail weaving through the campus of Notre Dame. Heath White, an FBI agent and endurance runner from Texas who is returning to South Bend to...

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