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Logan Houptley ~ The 2016 Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award Finalist

Posted July 14, 2016 | General

Logan Houptley met a young lady named Mikayla Resh in his third-grade classroom after moving to a new school district in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Mikayla had profound multiple disabilities that included brain damage, cerebral palsy, seizure disorder, along with facing the challenges of being blind and deaf. At only 10 years old, Logan was incredibly understanding […]

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Fourth Annual Tri 4 Inclusion

Posted June 26, 2016 | General

Yesterday, once again,  we came together celebrating the success we all enjoy when we “Tri” together.   Mikayla’s Voice 2016 Tri for Inclusion  presented by the Lehigh Valley IronPigs ~ is the first-ever inclusive youth triathlon in the country. The “Tri” is not a “special” event for kids with disabilities, but an inclusive USAT-sanctioned race for […]

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…and the Emmy goes to…..

Posted September 25, 2015 | General

… Scott Paul, Producer/Director of the Tri for Inclusion 2014 video. Here is the link to the video, which won Scott Paul the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy in Promotion-News and Program and PSA-Single Spot, eMedia Workshop.   Scott  has called this recognition “a tribute to the beauty of the experience.” We agree and especially appreciate the […]

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Community Star, Rose Allshouse!

Posted August 28, 2015 | General

Rose Allshouse has been a life-long advocate for inclusion. Having grown up with a niece with Down syndrome she always welcomed special needs children into her classroom at Bushkill Elementary School. Later, she continued her support of ALL children and their inclusion as the principal of Lower Nazareth Elementary School where Mikayla (born with profound […]

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Third Annual Tri 4 Inclusion

Posted August 26, 2015 | General

June 27, 2015 may have been a little wet, but it did not dampen the excitement and participation of athletes registered for our triathlon.  It was a heart-warming, energetic, fun-filled day and here are some pictures to prove it.         The event was held at Parkland High School in Allentown. We are […]

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