“We are celebrating our program’s first anniversary and I am so proud of our program and kids. They have taken to Breathe and believe in us just as much as we believe in them,” says Light of Chance Founder, Eric C. Logan.
One area nonprofit organization is preparing to celebrate its 8th year in Madisonville by involving members in two upcoming community events. Since Light of Chance Breathe moved into the Rosenwald-Smith Multicultural Center, more than 70 students from grades 5-12 have participated in the program.
Breathe is an after-school program that provides art, music, dance and creative [...]
MADISONVILLE, Ky. — The Arts Awareness movement spreading through Madisonville is seeping into the lives of the community’s youth. Madisonville native and Bowling Green resident, Eric Logan, is doing his part and more to foster the wellness, creativity, expression, and social and leadership skills of the teens in Madisonville and Bowling Green with his non-profit [...]
For exemplary leadership and achievement in advancing diversity at Western Kentucky University and the communities it serves, presented to our Founder & Executive Director, Eric C. Logan by President Gary A. Ransdell.
Light of Chance, Inc. kicks off an online fundraising campaign today for its new after-school arts program, Breathe, through the popular crowd-sourcing platform, Indiegogo.
Breathe seeks to cultivate creativity while providing a positive environment for youth to express themselves, engage in important issues and experience personal and social transformation through the arts. Students will engage in [...]
Jontae Minor, a fifth-grade student at Pride Elementary, has gained songwriting and singing skills through class instructors L’Mer Owens and Dewayne GoLightly.
His concentration never wandered nor did his voice crack while in the recording booth performing a solo part for a song the class wrote, entitled “Too Young.”
Breathe, Light of Chance’s community-based youth development program, will host its first showcase at 6 p.m. Monday, May 14th at the Rosenwald-Smith Multi-Cultural Center in Madisonville.
With Get Set Go, children participate in both traditional and nontraditional physical exercises such as zumba, aerobics, kicking, dance and yoga. They also learn new and healthier ways to eat and prepare food. Logan would like to see Get Set Go change lives and dispel myths that healthy foods cannot also be tasty.
“We listen to what the kids want,” Logan says. “We try not to make it like school. We make it real interactive.”
“I’m learning with the kids,” he continues. “We’re learning and growing together.”
Gracie Rice is worried about her grandson.
It’s not as safe to let children run around with their friends as it used to be, the Bowling Green woman said, so her grandson doesn’t get the type of exercise that children got years ago.
“He stays in the house a lot. It’s causing him to gain weight,” she [...]
During this age of technology where children spend more time playing video games, listening to music on their ipods and interacting through social networking websites, rather than engaging in physical activity, it’s no wonder that kids these days aren’t quite as physically fit as the children of yesteryear.
In 2008, Eric Logan considered adding a wellness [...]