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Bellwether League Foundation welcomes LogicSource as new sustaining sponsor that values the mission
SCHAUMBURG, IL (August 18, 2023) — Bellwether League Foundation (BLF) is pleased to welcome LogicSource Inc. as its newest sustaining sponsor at the Gold level.
"LogicSource is honored to support the Bellwether League as it fulfills its vital role in the healthcare industry," said Colin Gillmore, senior director, Marketing, at LogicSource. "As the pandemic clearly demonstrated, supply chain leaders and practitioners are vital in maintaining healthcare services at a time of critical need. Bellwether League has been at the forefront of recognizing the supply chain's role since its inception. "The honor roll of Bellwether Hall of Famers, Future Famers, and Dean S. Ammer Award recipients represent the vision, leadership, and impact that has served the industry so well," Gillmore continued. "It is an honor to support the Bellwether League Foundation and its mission."
As a Gold sustaining sponsor, LogicSource joins six sustaining sponsors at the Founding/Platinum level — GHX, HealthTrust, Owens & Minor, Premier, Vizient and Wingfoot Media, more than 17 additional sustaining sponsors at the Silver and Bronze levels, representing, manufacturers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, integrated delivery networks, consulting firms and associations.
"Bellwether League Foundation welcomes LogicSource in joining the growing list sponsors who recognize the value of our mission and vision to promote the healthcare supply chain industry by honoring its past and present and forging an enlightened future," said Barbara Strain, Bellwether Class of 2021, BLF Board Chairman. "Join us at our in-person event this October to network with provider, distributor, GPO, consulting and supplier leaders to witness history in the making."
For more information on how to become a sustaining or event sponsor as well as registration for the 16th Annual Bellwether League Foundation Induction & Recognition Event on October 2, at Marquette University, Milwaukee, contact Rick Dana Barlow, Co-Founder and Executive Director via email at email@example.com.
About Bellwether League Foundation
Bellwether League Foundation (BLF) comprises two operating divisions that educate, endow and evaluate professionals in healthcare supply chain performance excellence: The Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership and Bellwether Philanthropy.
The Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership evaluates and validates professionals submitted for consideration in its three award programs: Bellwether Honorees, Future Famers and Ammer Honorees. The Hall of Fame also offers educational and professional development content via the Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership Forum and its "Leaders & Luminaries" multimedia of online and printed content.
BLF selects deceased, retired and currently active professionals with a minimum of 25 years of exemplary service and leadership performance in supply chain operations that meet its criteria to be recognized publicly as Bellwether Class Honorees.
Future Famers represent supply chain professionals early in their healthcare careers who do not yet qualify for Bellwether consideration but have contributed meaningfully to the profession and industry.
Honorees who receive the "Dean S. Ammer Award for Healthcare Supply Chain Performance Excellence" represent noteworthy executives and professionals in the middle of their careers who, through their innovative leadership and influential project management experience, best exemplify the practice and spirit of healthcare supply chain performance excellence.
To date, The Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership has honored 143 innovators, leaders and pioneers in healthcare supply chain management in five distinct categories: Education & Media, Supply Chain Management (Provider), Group Purchasing, Supplier and Consulting Services. Bellwether League Foundation also has recognized 39 Future Famers, and four Ammer Honorees.
Bellwether Philanthropy offers capstone educational and developmental projects to college-bound high school students who plan to study supply chain curricula, current collegiate students who major in supply chain-related careers and professionals who pursue continuing education through associations and universities. The division also is planning to offer grants and scholarships in the future.
Launched in late July 2007 by a group of influential veterans in the healthcare supply chain industry, Bellwether League Foundation began as a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation that upgraded to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in January 2021.
Bellwether League Foundation currently is funded by six Founding and Platinum Sustaining Sponsors — GHX, HealthTrust, Owens & Minor, Premier, Vizient and Wingfoot Media — and a host of additional sustaining sponsors at multiple levels. For more information, visit Bellwether League Foundation's website at www.bellwetherleague.org.