CDS Monarch Blog

Zumba is for Everyone

In an ongoing effort to bring wellness to everyone in the CDS Monarch Family, the Wellness Committee has organized a weekly Zumba class for both staff



Staff Highlight: Patricia Tappan-Ellson

Patricia "Pat" Tappan-Ellson has been a part of the CDS Monarch Family for the past 20 years, working in numerous residences during that time. For the



Special Olympics Athletes Take on the Golf Course at Tournament

On Sunday, August 26th the Special Olympics Golf Skill Level Tournament was held at Executive Golf Course in Henrietta. CDS Monarch had 10 athletes p



Flipping Pancakes for Families in Need

On Saturday, August 25th, CDS Monarch held it's second "Shortstack Saturday" pancake breakfast to raise money for the Families in Need Fund. A total o



Celebrating our Staff

On Saturday, August 25th, CDS Monarch held its annual Staff Family Picnic at Seabreeze Amusement Park. This is a time for CDS Monarch staff from all s



Looking for a Great Career?

CDS Monarch offers many wonderful career opportunities. Working here is a rewarding experience that will give you the satisfaction of helping people w



Summer Picnic at Webster Park

Blended Creative Opportunities (BCO), the Creative Arts Program Without Walls (CAPWOW) and Transitions all went to Webster Park on Wednesday, August 2



Staff Highlight: Bobbie Overton

Bobbie Overton has worked at CDS Monarch's Beckwith Road residence for nearly 17 years. Every morning Bobbie helps 14 Beckwith residents to get ready



CDS Monarch in Afghanistan

Brian Kennedy worked for CDS Monarch's IT Department for some time before he was deployed to Afghanistan with the National Guard earlier this year. Wh



CDS Monarch Veterans Services Night @ the Rochester Rhinos Game

Soccer Fans! The Rhinos are inviting the staff, donors, and friends of CDS Monarch & The Wolf Foundation, to our final home game of 2012 as we hos



Unistel Highlight: Garth V.

Meet Garth! Garth works at Unistel in the Wolf Life Transitions Center workshop as a consolidation worker. His responsibilities include labeling and s



The Lime Rock Ladies Go on Vacation

Last month the six ladies who live at CDS Monarch's Lime Rock Lane residence took their first vacation together to Niagara Falls, from July 20th-July2



Life Transitions Highlight: Chrissy V.

Meet Chrissy! Chrissy has a very outgoing personality, and she is passionate about helping others and keeping things organized.During the week Chrissy



Out and About: Penbrooke Creative Opportunities

Individuals and staff at Penbrooke Creative Opportunities (PCO) have been busy getting involved in a variety of events and activities in the community



CDS Monarch Athlete to Represent Special Olympics!

Amanda V. has been chosen by Special Olympics to represent them in the Rugged Run for Respect.The Rugged Run for Respect is an extreme 5k obstacle cou