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#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Roger

Meet Roger! Roger has worked at MRI for 34 years and currently works as a License Plate Tech in the Production department. He specifically works on the blanking line, but in the past has worked on roller coating and embossing. Roger knows A LOT about license plates! We asked Roger why his job is important […]

Posted: October 16, 2020 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Ian

Meet Ian! Ian came to MRI’s Supportive Employment Program in 2019 as a referral, where he worked with staff member, Dee McMillen, on finding a job. Dee started the process by asking Ian lots of questions to help him determine the type of job he would be interested in. From the job search, to interview […]

Posted: October 13, 2020 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Chaini

For our second National Disability Employment Awareness month spotlight, meet Chaini! Chaini has worked at Evergreen Senior Living for the past 2 years as a Dining Server, where she helps prepare meal trays by placing sides on the trays. She also wraps silverware, washes dishes, and puts them away! Chaini came to MRI two years […]

Posted: October 8, 2020 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Barb

In 1983, we unveiled the first license plate made at Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) This was an incredibly historic day that forever changed the landscape for individuals with developmental disabilities in our community. You can’t see the photo that well, but it’s hard to miss the smiles and pride on those we serve’s faces. Almost […]

Posted: October 7, 2020 | View More »

MRI receives $25,000 grant from America In Bloom and Canadian National Railroad

Decatur, IL – MRI was selected to receive a $25,000 grant from the America in Bloom (AIB) and Canadian National Railroad (CN) “From the Ground Up” grant program. The announcement will further be explained on Tuesday, June 30th at 10AM in Meaningful Meadows. The grant is supporting landscaping throughout the 1.5 acre center that provides educational and […]

Posted: July 1, 2020 | View More »

MRI COVID-19 Update 3.15.20

Posted: March 16, 2020 | View More »

March Employee of the Month

Happy March! Spring is just around the corner! With a new month beginning, MRI has chosen a new employee of the month. Congratulations to Heike Owens, MRI’s March Employee of the Month. Heike is a member of our Community Day Services department. Heike was nominated by several people in her department for all of her outstanding […]

Posted: March 9, 2020 | View More »

Spotlight: Prairie Melody & MRI

Thank you Prairie Melody Birdseed for providing work opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities at MRI! This past fall 2019, MRI had the opportunity to partner with Prairie Melody Birdseed and packaged 40,000 units for Prairie Melody’s new 99 Cents Only stores launch. Prairie Melody gave 16 of our individuals served a great job opportunity! […]

Posted: March 9, 2020 | View More »

MRI Kid’s Connection Summer Open House

Are you interested in having your child attend a camp during the day this summer? Join MRI Kids Connection on Wednesday, March 4 from 4:30 – 6:30PM to get more information about our Summer Camps we will be offering. Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) – Daily 90 minute sessions with a trained tech, assessments, plans and […]

Posted: March 2, 2020 | View More »

Overcome Obstacles with MRI on Friday, April 24th

Join MRI, WAND TV and Cromwell Radio in overcoming obstacles in Central Park on Friday, April 24th. All funds raised from this years event will support the programs and services MRI provides over 800 children and adults in Macon county every year. How can you help Overcome Obstacles? Click on one of the titles below to begin.1. COLLECT PLEDGES TO COMPETE: Start […]

Posted: February 27, 2020 | View More »