CDS Monarch Blog

Staff Highlight: Nancy Crisp

Nancy has been with CDS Monarch for the past seven and a half years, working primarily in Payroll, but also supporting Accounts Payable when needed. I



Preschoolers Bake Pies for Veterans

A preschool class from the Rochester Christian School made apple pies for the Veterans living at The Nucor House, and stopped by to deliver them on Th



Staff Highlight: Mary Jonas

Mary came to CDS Monarch in February 2002, bringing with her 27 years of transportation experience from the Webster School District, where she had bee



Unistel Visits Harris Corporation

Unistel has been doing business with Harris Corporation for many years, and even has a work room dedicated to Harris products at the Wolf Life Transit



Hamlet is a Hit

The CDS Monarch Players, organized by Susan Ware, performed at the Rochester Fringe Fest last weekend, and were the only troupe of actors with disabil



Special Olympics Update: Soccer

The Soccer Tournament for Special Olympics was held on Saturday, September 22nd at Thornell Farm Park in Pittsford. CDS Monarch had two teams in the c



Fall Evening & Weekend Activities

Fall is the perfect season to try something new! The Fall Evening & Weekend Activities Guide has just been published. Highlights for the Fall Sess



Playground Expansion Fundraiser

Autism Skill Building is holding a Bottle & Can Drive to raise funds for the expansion of the playground at the Wolf Life Transitions Center. Plea



Maggie Brooks Visits the Ladies of Park Circle

Maggie Brooks with Debbie S. at CDS Monarch's Park Circle residence.It began with a letter that Renee H. had written at her day program, and sent off



Special Olympics Update: Bocce

The Special Olympics Bocce Tournament was held on Saturday, September 15th in Rome, New York. CDS Monarch sent 16 athletes and 4 coaches to this day



CDS Monarch Players to Perform at Fringe Fest

This Saturday, September 22 the CDS Monarch Players will present their rendition of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, told through spoken word and



Staff Highlight: Sue Ambrogio

Sue began at CDS Monarch two years ago, following her desire to work in the human services field. Sue has a grandchild with disabilities, and this is



Lap Robes for Veterans

Mrs. Nancy Van Apeldoorn coordinates volunteers for "Lap Robes for Veterans" a group that normally donates to Veterans in Hospice and Nursing Homes. T



Day of Caring on 9/11

On September 11th, a group of 11 volunteers came from Level 3 to volunteer their day by giving some time in support of the people served by CDS Monarc



Tunnel to Towers 5K Supports Warrior Salute

On Sunday, September 9th, the first annual Rochester Tunnel to Towers Run was held at Genesee Valley Park. A portion of the proceeds from this communi