Ryan-Bear-2019

Finding friendship: disability awareness

Ryan Bear, a young man who attends The Studios at LOGAN Center, is featured in a story in the December 8, 2019 edition of Today’s Catholic. The article focuses on the friendships he has formed with students at St. Anthony de Padua School. We’ve reprinted it here, with permission from Today’s Catholic. By Jill Boughton Photos provided by Lesley Kirzede Today’s Catholic / December 5, 2019) Susan Bear sees her son Ryan as an ambassador. Although the chromosomal abnormality Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome has limited his learning, speech and mobility, Ryan loves to be around...

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McCormick-funeral

Help needed to cover funeral expenses

William and Tanyette McCormick died in a housefire. Family lost everything. One of LOGAN’s family members, William McCormick, died in a fire at his home on Thanksgiving Day, along with his sister Tanyette. Their mother, Loretta Page, a brother and a niece escaped the fire. The family is now coping with the tragic loss of their loved ones, their home and all their belongings. Sadly, their most urgent need right now is funds to pay the funeral expenses for William and Tanyette. Palmer Funeral Home is working with the family to work out payments and is accepting donations on their behalf. Click...

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LOGAN-H&F

Message from Matt

Dear Friends,  I am pleased to announce LOGAN Community Resources, Inc. has acquired Hannah & Friends Neighborhood, Inc., the organization founded by Charlie and Maura Weis for their daughter Hannah.  At a press conference this morning at the Eck Rec Center on the Hannah & Friends campus, I shared that although LOGAN and Hannah & Friends operated independently for about 10 years, there was always some overlap of programs and clients served in our region, and it became pretty clear to both LOGAN and Hannah & Friends that doing things together would benefit clients. As you...

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LOGAN-H&F

LOGAN acquires Hannah & Friends Neighborhood

Founders Maura and Charlie Weis “entrust LOGAN with their dream” SOUTH BEND, Indiana (November 13, 2019) – Matt Harrington, CEO and President of LOGAN Community Resources, Inc. announced this morning that Hannah & Friends Neighborhood, Inc., the organization founded by Charlie and Maura Weis for their daughter Hannah, was recently acquired by LOGAN. The announcement was made at the Eck Rec Center on the Hannah & Friends campus in South Bend. “Although LOGAN and Hannah & Friends operated independently for about 10 years, there was always some overlap of programs and clients served...

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Do all your holiday shopping at LOGAN’s Holiday Bazaar

First Saturday in November It’s starting to feel like fall y’all, so that means it’s time for the sixth-annual Holiday Bazaar. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, November 2, 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...

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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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