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August Employee of the Month

Mia Jarrett August Employee of the Month Another month, another employee of the month! In August, MRI’s Case Management Administrative Aid Mia Jarrett went above and beyond the normal call of duty. Mia was nominated because, “she was asked to devote three hours of her…

Tie Dye Tuesday

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for tie dye! Sonya’s Day Training group spent Monday and Tuesday tie dying t shirts to wear to the client conference in September. First, we had to twist and wrap all the T shirts. Next, Karina helped Sonya spray…

National Joke Day

it’s National Joke Day and we are definitely celebrating at MRI! Check out some of our favorite jokes and jokesters below. “Knock Knock” “Who’s there” “Who” “Who who?” “Who you!”- Tonya   “Why did he throw the alarm clock out the window?” “To see time…

Talk Time with Rachel – Meet Rodney

Meet Rodney Rodney is a MRI Day Training participant. This means he spends his weekdays at MRI learning new skills and participating in classes like Sign Language, Music and, his favorite, Bible Study. Rachel interviewed Rodney a few weeks ago and we got to know…

Volunteer Awards Day

MRI’s ECNO (Empowering Community Networking Opportunities) program gives our clients a chance to give back to the community through volunteer opportunities like delivering Thrive and Decatur Magazine and Meals on Wheels, cleaning MRI classrooms and vans, working at the Good Samaritan Inn, playing games with our…

July Employee of the Month

Pamela Cunningham July Employee of the Month MRI’s first employee of the month is Pamela Cunningham from our Community Living Services department. Pam works at one of our group homes and was chosen as the winner from a pool of over 40 nominations. Pam’s fellow…

#WednesdayWisdom

We asked some MRI clients for a little #WednesdayWisdom. Here’s what we came up with:   “Help people out by making them feel better and being there for them.” – Darwin Also, as we noted in his shirt, “Every little thing is gonna be alright.”…

Program Highlight: Residential Services

The month of July is meant for celebrating independence and freedom, so what better program to highlight this month than MRI’s residential services! MRI owns and operates nine CILAs (Community Integrated Living Arrangements), or group homes, in the Decatur community. Each home houses four to eight…

Talk Time with Rachel

MRI serves over 800 children and adults with disabilities each year. That’s a lot of people! But, what do you actually know about our clients here at MRI? Every person who walks through the doors of MRI is unique, from employees to clients to parents…