CDS Monarch Blog


Staff Highlight: Becky Marquardt

Becky began with CDS Monarch in 2000, working in a temporary position with the Business Office. After a year, she moved to the Family Support Services



Making Treats for Furry Friends

 On April 17th, a group of individuals at Webster Creative Opportunities began a volunteer project for some furry friends at Lollypop Farm.  



Community Petition for Warrior Salute's Nucor House

The Penfield Zoning Board of Appeals has delayed a vote to approve CDS Monarch's application to operate a home for Warrior Salute on Embury Road. Than



Voices for Autism Conference a Success

On Saturday, April 21st about 100 people attended the first Voices for Autism conference presented by CDS Monarch and Nazareth College, to e



A Visit to the Rochester International Airport

On Tuesday, April 17th Blended Creative Opportunities and the Creative Arts Program Without Walls went on a tour of the Army base at the Rochester Int



98PXY Visits CDS Monarch

On Friday, April 13th, Scott Spezzano, Sandy Waters and Duffy from 98PXY's morning show came to visit CDS Monarch. Spezzano had visited previously, an



Roy B. Graduates from Warrior Salute

A graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday, April 17th, for Warrior Salute participant Roy B.  Roy is a Marine who came to Warrior Salute last Aug



Autism Awareness Fair a Success

On Friday, April 13th CDS Monarch held its 3rd Annual Autism Awareness at the Wolf Life Transitions Center in Webster, NY. About 100 people attended t



April is Autism Awareness Month

April is recognized as National Autism Awareness Month. Did you know? About 1 in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder



Staff Highlight: Toni Marie Mizma

Toni is the Speech Language Pathologist for the Residential department, BCO, Transitions and CAP Without Walls. She has been with CDS Monarch since 19



Designate to Agency #0427

CDS Monarch's 2012 United Way campaign is under way and we need your support to help us meet our goal. Remember, reaching this goal translates to sup



CDS Monarch to Host 3rd Annual Autism Awareness Fair

This Friday, April 13th, CDS Monarch will host its 3rd Annual Autism Awareness Fair at the Wolf Life Transitions Center in Webster from 5-7pm. You ar



Individuals Fundraise for Local Nonprofit

The individuals and staff at Blended Creative Opportunities (BCO) have been busy fundraising to support Daystar, a daycare for medically fragile



Staff Highlight: Duane Davis

Duane (pictured on the far right) is in charge of all the shipping and receiving for incoming and outgoing products at CDS Monarch. He started at the