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Memories of Elvis Benefit Concert

Linc Inc Presents:

Memories of “Elvis” Benefit Concert

Saturday, September 13th 2014

Come spend a fun-filled evening with

“Elvis and Friends” At the “Swansea Moose Lodge”

Dinner Included (Chicken and Pasta Buffet from Ravanelli’s) (Dinner starts @7pm) *Party in a Barrel Raffle* *Cash Bar Available*

*Concert Starts @ 8PM*

Proceeds from this benefit will be going to support the work of Linc Inc, helping us continue to serve and support individuals with disabilities in our area.

To find out more about what Linc does browse our website or call our main office in Swansea, IL.

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Ladies: Bring Flowers or a Stuffed Animal and get a Scarf from Elvis
For questions please contact our Main Office in Swansea at 618-235-9988Please direct questions to Shelia MillerEmail; smiller@lincinc.org
2425 N Illinois St, Swansea, IL 62226
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Linc Is Moving! But Not Far.

Published on July 8, 2014 by in Slider

Linc Inc will be closed the week of July 14th thru July 18th

while we move to our new location.


Our new building is in the same corporate park just a couple of buildings away from our current location.


Moving to New Building

Moving to New Building


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Annual ADA Picnic

Published on June 1, 2014 by in Events at Linc, Slider

Dear Friends of LINC INC. Come out and help LINC celebrate the 24the anniversary of the signing of the ADA. The event will take place at Melvin Price Park in Swansea IL on Monday July 28th from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Meetup at the Norman H. Lehr Center.

President Bush Signs ADA

President Bush Signs ADA

 LINC INC. will be providing burgers, hot dogs, chips, potato salad and other picnic items. Please find time to RSVP to LINC INC. at 618-235-9988 or email Jon Douglas (jdouglas@lincinc.org) no later than Thursday the 24th of July. This will ensure that we have enough food available for everyone in attendance.

During the event we will pick the winner of the Harley Davidson Motorcycle raffle, sponsored by LINC INC. to benefit people with disabilities. Bring your tickets with you, or purchase a ticket if you haven’t already. Tickets are available at LINC INC. for $25 or you can purchase them online through our website. There will only be 1400 tickets sold.

This will be a rain or shine event, but not to worry. We will have an air conditioned building, with accessible bathrooms. We also have access to a large covered pavilion nearby. Behind is a nice playground for children. Come join us, bring along your friends & family, and enjoy a day of fun in the sun.  

Sign Language interpreters will be available at the event. If you should require another form of accommodations, please contact LINC at least 72 hrs prior to the event and let us know by contacting Jon Douglas at Linc.

RSVP Today


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Disability in History: U.S. Presidents

Published on March 11, 2014 by in Programs & More


If you think that Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only United States president with a disability, think again. Our nation has had a distinguished line of presidents with a variety of visible and non-visible disabilities, from epilepsy to hearing impairments to learning disabilities.

 For most of these men, speaking publicly about their disability was discouraged during their lifetime. [1]Today, we honor them for overcoming the challenges they faced as individuals with disabilities and for leading and serving our country.



Bill-ClintonWilliam Jefferson Clinton, 1946- (hearing impairment)

42nd President of the United States (1992-2000); wears hearing aids.





general_eisenhower-150x150Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1890-1969 (learning disability)

34th President of the United States (1953-1960); leader of the victorious Allied forces in Europe during World War II.





thomas-jefferson-150x150Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826 (learning disability)

3rd President of the United States (1801-1809); author of the Declaration of Independence; remembered as a great president, a diplomat, political thinker, and founder of the Democratic Party; reported to have many learning difficulties.



jfk-1024-150x150John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963 (learning disability, chronic back pain)

35th President of the United States (1960-1963); the youngest man ever elected President and the youngest ever to die in office; won world respect as the leader of the Free World.



Abraham-Lincoln-150x150Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865 (major depression)

16th President (1860-1863); suffered from severe, incapacitating, and occasional suicidal depression; also thought to have Marfan Syndrome.




James-Madison1-150x150James Madison, 1751-1836 (epilepsy)

4th President (1809-1817); drafted the Bill of Rights; often referred to as the Father of the Constitution; played a leading role in the Constitutional Convention of 1787 where he helped design the checks and balances system that equalizes the roles of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government; also created the federal system.


Ronald-Reagan-150x1501Ronald Reagan, 1911-2004 (hearing impairment)

40th President of the United States (1980-1988); also served two terms as governor of California; in 1932 became a radio announcer for WOC in Davenport, Iowa and later WHO in Des Moines, Iowa; in 1937 he signed a contract with Warner Brothers and his first film was “Love is on the Air.”


president_roosevelt-300x300Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1882-1945 (polio)

32nd President of the United States (1933-1945); promised to create jobs for the unemployed and gave assistance to those in need; suffered with polio and worked very hard to hide the extent of his disability.



0-theodore-rooseveltTheodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919 (visual impairment)

26th President of the United States (1901-1909); founder of the Progressive Party; an avid boxer, he suffered a severe blow to the head that detached his retina and led to blindness in the affected eye. [3]



george-washington-150x150George Washington, 1732-1799 (learning disability)

1st President of the United States (1789-1797); was unable to spell throughout his life and his grammar usage was very poor; thought to have learning disabilities.




woodrow-wilson-150x150Woodrow Wilson, 1856-1924 (learning disability)

28th President of the United States (1913-1921); had a stroke toward the end of his term that left him partially paralyzed; known to have a dyslexia; World War I leader awarded Nobel Peace Prize for Versailles Treaty, 1919; domestic reforms included 1914 creation of Federal Reserve.

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