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Mt. Zion High School & MRI Field Day

Last Friday was a blast! 30 high school students from Mt. Zion High School visited MRI last Friday, September 27th to spend the day with individuals served at MRI. Individuals served like Wanda had the best time spending the day with the student she was paired with for the day. There were multiple different activities […]

Posted: October 7, 2019 | View More »

October Employee of the Month

It’s a new month, which means a new employee of the month! Congratulations to October’s Employee of the Month, Andy Gaither. Did we mention he is an individual served at MRI? Andy started at MRI back in 1994 and will be celebrating his 25th anniversary this October as a license plate technician. Andy was nominated for […]

Posted: October 3, 2019 | View More »

Meaningful Meadows Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) held their ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday, September 24, for their innovative outdoor activity center for adults with developmental disabilities, Meaningful Meadows.  Meaningful Meadows is one of the most unique inclusive recreational areas offered in the state of Illinois for adults with developmental disabilities. Meaningful Meadows has the following features throughout the […]

Posted: October 1, 2019 | View More »

Meaningful Meadows Mural

It was a fun summer at MRI! While the finishing touches were happening on MRI’s Meaningful Meadows, the 1.5 acre innovative outdoor activity center, the individuals served, MRI staff, volunteers from the community and Eric Weatherford got started on the beautiful mural concept that Eric and all the persons served created and decided upon back […]

Posted: September 25, 2019 | View More »

Night To Shine: Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 7, 2019 Media Contact:Rachel BarterMRI PR and Development Manager217.875.8850rbarter@maconresources.org GT and First Christian Churches in Partnership with Macon Resources to Host Night to Shine Prom for People with Special Needs Sponsored by Tim Tebow Foundation Decatur, IL – GT Church and First Christian Church in partnership with Macon Resources announced today that […]

Posted: January 8, 2019 | View More »

October Newsletter

MRI IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE ARE NOW PRODUCING AN E-NEWSLETTER EACH MONTH! After many months, nearly 2 years, it dawned on us that a regular newsletter was not being published and sent out. We believe it is very important for our friends, families and donors to keep up to date on what is going […]

Posted: November 6, 2018 | View More »

MRI Announces Outdoor Activity Center, Meaningful Meadows

Decatur, IL – Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) held a kickoff event on Thursday, October 4 to celebrate their newly renovated gym and announce a new addition to the MRI campus, Meaningful Meadows, an innovative outdoor activity center for adults with developmental disabilities. Meaningful Meadows will be one of the most unique inclusive recreational areas offered […]

Posted: October 9, 2018 | View More »

Macon Resources Achieves Person Centered Excellence Accreditation

Decatur, IL – The CEO of Macon Resources (MRI), Amy Bliefnick, today announced that MRI has been awarded the four-year Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation from CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. This award confirms that the organization embraces person-centered solutions to improve the quality of life for people receiving supports and services. MRI is […]

Posted: October 9, 2018 | View More »

MRI & Millikin University Present: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

MRI Drama Club & Millikin University students have been working hard to learn the ins and outs of show biz. Come check out their hard work as they present William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” WHO: The Superior Thespians of MRIWHAT: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William ShakespeareWHEN: Friday, May 4 @ 1:00 pmWHERE: MRI Gymnasium, 2121 Hubbard Ave., […]

Posted: April 24, 2018 | View More »

Spread the Word to End the Word

Join MRI as we Spread the Word to End the Word! Spread the Word to End the Word is a national campaign created by Special Olympics and Best Buddies. MRI is joining the campaign and spreading the word about how hurtful the R-word (retard or retarded) can be to individuals with disabilities. On Wednesday, March 7 from […]

Posted: March 6, 2018 | View More »