A critical need: LOGAN requests your action today!

The Senate Appropriations Committee will decide tomorrow whether or not House Bill 1001 (HB1001) will include a modest wage increase for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who do so much of the day-to-day work for adults and children with disabilities in our community and across the state. Their work is often emotionally and physically draining. They are the unsung heroes of our organization. Last week, the Indiana House passed HB1001. It’s now in the hands of your Indiana senators. If you support this bill, please let your state senators know today. I have included their contact information...

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WNDU reporter interviews LOGAN receptionist at Nose-On Luncheon

The Great LOGAN Nose-On Luncheon received lots of media coverage, including live reports on three television stations. In this story from WNDU, multimedia journalist Travis Robinson interviews keynote speaker Elena Delle Donne and also one of the luncheon attendees, Janet Menting, a LOGAN client who works as the receptionist at LOGAN Center. Maureen McFadden, WNDU anchor and host of the luncheon, chats on stage with Elena. Other luncheon highlights mentioned in the report are the presentation of a $150,000 check to LOGAN by Four Winds Casinos and the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Click...

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LOGAN President handed $150,000 check at luncheon

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (March 22, 2017) — Shortly following his invocation at the beginning of today’s 29th Annual LOGAN Nose-On Luncheon in downtown South Bend, John P. Warren, Chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, presented Clint Bolser, President and CEO of LOGAN, with a check for $150,000. “In over five years leading this incredible organization and attending these annual luncheons, this has to be the most unexpected gift of all,” commented Bolser. “Not only were we honored with a beautiful invocation, but then the Pokagon Band demonstrated to all in attendance how much...

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For WNBA star Delle Donne, family comes first

Sports writer Ken Fox interviewed Elena Delle Donne at the Nose-On luncheon March 21 for The Elkhart Truth. We’ve reprinted his story here. By KEN FOX kfox@elkharttruth.com SOUTH BEND — To Elena Delle Donne, family is everything. So when the Logan Center in South Bend contacted her to speak at their fund-raising and awareness-raising event at the Century Center, the WNBA superstar and Olympic gold medalist didn’t hesitate to say yes. “What the Logan Center stands for and does for the community is very close to my heart,” Delle Donne said Tuesday shortly prior to her luncheon...

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Nose-On speaker has a sib story

Joshua John Diehl, Chief Strategy Officer for LOGAN Autism Services, shares his personal connection with Elena Delle Donne, basketball phenom and speaker for the 2017 Nose-On Luncheon.  I first became interested in Elena Delle Donne’s story in my first semester on faculty at Notre Dame.  At the time, the person who had been called the “Female LeBron” was giving up basketball at powerhouse UConn and returning home.  I discussed her story in my Introduction to Psychology class on motivation. In that class, we had a vigorous discussion on what might lead someone to lose their motivation for...

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LOGAN President and CEO Clint Bolser to resign

Successor to be named following rigorous executive search process SOUTH BEND, Indiana (March 1, 2017) —  The LOGAN Community Resources, Inc. Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Clint Bolser, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective June 30, 2017. Clint, his wife Stacy and their two children have chosen to relocate to Richmond, Indiana to be closer to family. “I have had the incredible honor to work and serve extraordinary people in the Michiana area for more than five years,” Bolser said. “Together we have worked extremely hard to enhance LOGAN’s mission...

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