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Night to Shine 2020

We are excited to co-host Night to Shine for a second year sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation with First Christian Church and GT Church! This is a special prom night experience for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities ages 14 and up. Night to Shine will take place on February 7, 2020. If you […]

Posted: January 6, 2020 | View More »

Meet MRI’S Fall Interns!

This fall semester MRI has had the privilege of having 4 great interns work with our persons served and gain real-world experience. Meet MRI’s Fall Human Resources Intern, Ethan Meyer! Ethan is a senior at Millikin University and is wrapping up his Fall HR Internship with MRI. He will be graduating May 2020 and is […]

Posted: December 19, 2019 | View More »

United Way Campaign Week

What a busy, but fun week at MRI! October 28th – November 1st was the United Way Campaign Week. The week was designed to raise money for the United Way internally. MRI had so many fun activities to help raise money for United Way, but also had fun activities that their individuals served were able […]

Posted: November 6, 2019 | View More »

November Employee of the Month

Happy November! With a new month beginning that means MRI has chosen a new employee of the month. Congratulations to Doug Carlson, MRI’s November Employee of the Month. Doug is a member of our maintenance department at MRI. Doug was nominated by several people in the Admin and Production department. He was nominated because “he is always […]

Posted: November 6, 2019 | View More »

Production Week 2019

It was another busy week at MRI! Last week, MRI celebrated Production Week for all of their production staff. This covers a wide variety of employees that MRI has from janitorial and lawn care fields, packaging, maintenance, and manufacturing license plates. The production division includes more than 30 workers! “They are like the offensive linemen […]

Posted: October 15, 2019 | View More »

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 »