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South Bend

Connections

Meet the Team

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Joe Paris

Director of  Day Services

Joe oversees the organizing, implementing, and direct daily operations for Day Services.

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Torie Kelley

Art Coordinator

Torie leads South Bend, Bremen, and Granger art departments, markets artists' work, and promotes enhanced community art involvement.

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Desiree Bowlds-Hurtle

Team Manager

Desiree leads the day to day operations at the South Bend day program.

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Tabitha

DSP

Tabitha assists in the textiles room and helps artist with the Cricut.

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Tranija

DSP

Tranija assists in the woodworking room with larger furniture projects.

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Doris

DSP

Doris assists in the textiles room and helps artists with sewing-related artisan crafts.

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Quanise

DSP

Quanise assists in the woodworking room with larger furniture projects.

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Jake

DSP

Jack assists in group artisan crafts.

Art is a great form of self-expression and an effective technique for channeling emotions and thoughts. Our clients are talented individuals that utilize art as a creative outlet.

Torie Kelley

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Art Studio

With creativity bursting at the seams, our art studio is an exciting place to be!

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Artisan Crafts and Cricut

Always something new...from bags to chapstick holders.

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Ceramics

Clients glaze bisqueware and pour Slip Cast molds.

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Game Room

We offer a variety of games available daily.

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Technology

ipads are very popular among our clients.

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Wood Shop

With our CNC Machine, clients are able to design and create one-of-a-kind pieces.

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Cooking

A great life skill to learn and share with everyone.

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Garden

With the help of Purdue Master Gardeners, our clients grow tomatoes, beans and more!

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Community

From the library to bowling an outing is always fun.

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Cricut Making

From Jewlery to decals this room is full of new ideas.