CDS Monarch Blog

Staff Highlight: Noel Williams

Noel has been working at CDS Monarch for a total of four years. After being a Support Specialist for her first year, Noel became the Assistant Re



Fun at the Autism Awareness Fair

CDS Monarch hosted its fourth annual Autism Awareness Fair on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Wolf Life Transitions Center.Thank you



Blowing Bubbles 4 Autism

For the first time on Friday April 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm, individuals and staff at Blended Creative Opportunities participated in "Blowing Bubbles 4 Au



New Warrior Salute Graduate: Kurt Hine

Congratulations to Kurt Hine on graduating from Warrior Salute on Tuesday, April 23rd. Kurt came to Warrior Salute in September 2012, after serving in



Achieving Full Time Employment: Stephen T.

We are pleased to announce that Stephen T. has just accepted a full time position as a member of the Wolf Life Transitions Center Janitorial team. He



Operation Clean Up at the Nucor House

On April 20, 2013, CDS Monarch and Warrior Salute staff, supporters and mentors, the MCC Veterans Club, MCC Volunteers, Steven Argento of SC



Inside the Nucor House

Since its opening last July, the Nucor House has provided a place for Veterans to live while they are enrolled in Warrior Salute. But if you ask the V



Staff Highlight: Alexis Bell

Alexis Bell has been a Support Specialist for the Community Habilitation program since June 2008. Throughout her years, she has worked with many diffe



Guitars and Stars

Rob, a resident of Marshall Road, went to The Guitars and Stars show on Wednesday  April 10. Colt Ford, Jerrod Niemann, Joann



Dance the Night Away

CDS Monarch hosts a dance once a month, with a new theme each time. There are two staff present at each dance along with volunteers. Staff can help wi



The Monarch Poets

The Monarch Poets continue to work on their first poetry magazine, to be issued in the next few months. The Memorial Art Gallery  group, wor



PCO's Achieving Dreams

Penbrooke Creative Opportunities held their Achieving Dreams open house on April 5th in order to show how much their individuals have achieved and gro



Good Friday Outing

Rob N., Phillip F., and Ben Spencer from CDS Monarch's Marshall Road residence spent their Good Friday at Terrace Gardens for a bowling outing. The gu



New York State Budget Awards CDS Monarch with $100,000 Funding Grant

New York State has awarded CDS Monarch grant funding of $100,000 for Warrior Salute™, a service of CDS Monarch, which helps Veterans with Post T



April is Autism Awareness Month

Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S. and has no known cure. To spread awareness and gain acceptance, the United Sta