LOGAN’s Run just 2 days away

LOGAN client to experience the thrill of crossing the 5K finish line at LOGAN’s Run MEDIA ADVISORY (August 1, 2019)  – Please join us Friday (August 2, 2019) from 4 to 6 p.m. at LOGAN Center, 2505 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend, to meet Ryan Bear and other members of Team LOGAN in advance of LOGAN’s Run Saturday morning, August 3. Friday evening is packet pickup for LOGAN’s Run and also a time for people to register. Ryan, age 25, will be “running” the 5K with a little help from the Fleet Feet Ambassadors. Joe Fitzhugh, Running Club Manager for Fleet Feet, will push Ryan...

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Registration Open for LOGAN’s Run

16th annual LOGAN’s Run coming up first Saturday in August SOUTH BEND, Indiana (May 31, 2019) – Register today for the 16th annual LOGAN’s Run, which takes place on Saturday, August 3. Each year, more than 1,200 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. “LOGAN’s Run has become a tradition and...

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New series of autism Social Skills groups starts in May

Three new, age-specific, social skills groups begin in May at the LOGAN Autism Learning Center – Southwest Michigan. The groups will meet one day a week for a total of six weeks at the center, 1651 E. Nickerson Avenue, Benton Harbor The cost is $10 per session or $55 for the six-week series. Please make checks payable to LOGAN Center. Two separate groups for adolescents Two of the groups will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, beginning May 14, 2019. Additional dates for these two groups will be May 21, 28; and June 4, 11, and 18. The intermediate group will be geared for children in...

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Thomas designs LOGAN’s holiday card

Nothing says winter quite like a snowman with a carrot nose. Add a red heart, a dusting of snowfall, and a few evergreen trees, and the scene becomes a holiday landscape. Thomas Hullihan brought this snowman to life in The Studios at LOGAN. His design was chosen for the cover of the 2018 LOGAN holiday card. Congratulations, Thomas, for making us all smile, and for spreading the joy of the season! Thomas’ favorite subjects to paint are landscapes and seascapes. His mixed-media canvases depict travel and the journey of life, two subjects he knows a lot about. Here are a few of our favorites...

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Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon honors five from LOGAN

Five men from LOGAN were among those honored Wednesday at the 30th annual Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon in South Bend. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of South Bend, the luncheon spotlights employees with disabilities and their employers. Joseph Lee Wingo, the keynote speaker, shared his story about overcoming hardship and discovering his life’s purpose. LOGAN Community Employment Honorees Those honored from LOGAN, and their employers were: Sedric Andrews, Applebee’s; Bobby Hatten, South Bend WoodWorks; Zach Timberlake, Texas Roadhouse; Andy Szalsi, McDonalds; and Cade Clark...

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LOGAN Industries voted one of the Best Places to Work

The votes have been counted, and we are a winner! Readers of The South Bend Tribune voted LOGAN Industries one of the “Best Places to Work in Michiana.”  Congratulations to all the staff for making this recognition possible! LOGAN Industries placed first in the category of “Most Positive Work Environment.” In a recent employee survey, someone wrote, “I enjoy working at LOGAN Industries for many reasons, including communicative leadership, supervisory staff and center leaders.” That type of operational excellence contributed to the award. A huge thank you to everyone...

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Adaptive Dance classes offered this fall

Got a dancer in your family? Debbie Werbrouck School of Dance & Music will be offering new Adaptive Dance classes on Saturdays this fall. The classes, geared to students with autism or Down syndrome, will provide such benefits as balance, coordination, rhythm, body awareness, socialization, focus and self-confidence — all through the fun of dance. Antonette Patino will teach the classes. In addition to her dance training, Antonette worked previously in an autism center. She also is working toward a degree in Special Education at IUSB. Dance class details The first session will run for...

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Date set for LOGAN Holiday Bazaar

First Saturday in November Mark your calendars and save the date for the fifth-annual Holiday Bazaar. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, November 3, the public is invited to LOGAN Center to walk our gallery and browse through the artwork. Everything on display will be available for purchase or special order. All proceeds benefit the artists and The Studios program. Don’t miss your chance to buy truly beautiful items handmade by participants of The Studios Adult Day Services at LOGAN. Mixed media canvases, jewelry, greeting cards, ornaments, painted furniture and so much more. Bazaar details...

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LOGAN All-Stars to take on South Bend Cubs

Annual matchup is Monday, August 13 at Four Winds Field SOUTH BEND, Indiana (August 13, 2018) – A team of athletes at LOGAN known as the LOGAN All-Stars will take on the South Bend Cubs in an exhibition game Monday, August 13 at 4:15 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 Lake County Captains. The exhibition game is part of LOGAN’s Friends and Family Night at Four Winds Field—an annual outing for the people LOGAN serves, family and supporters of the regional non-profit....

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Sign up today for September Medicaid Waiver Workshop

Got questions about the Medicaid Waiver? We’ve got answers! Get your questions answered at a Medicaid Waiver Workshop coming up September 4 at LOGAN Center. The workshop, presented by Kacy Hopper, Support Coordinator Autism Society of Indiana, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. It is free and open to the public, but you must pre-register. Click here to pre-register. Frequently asked questions What is it? Why do we need it? How will it help my child? How do I get it? Add your questions to the list, and come to the workshop so we can answer them for you. And that’s not all. We’ll also provide...

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