CDS Monarch Blog

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



Warrior Salute Program Honored

CDS Monarch's Warrior Salute Program is the winner of the 2012 Bank of America Impact Award, one of the 2012 Greater Rochester Awards presented by The



Veteran Throws First Pitch

The Rochester Red Wings held a Fan Appreciation Day on Monday, Sept. 3rd (Labor Day) at their home game vs. the Syracuse Chiefs. As a part of this spe



Janes Rd: A Niagara Falls Vacation

The residents of CDS Monarch's Janes Road home went on vacation to Niagara Falls from August 26th-31st to enjoy some summer fun. The ladies had a grea



Warrior Salute Highlight: Chris Johnson

Meet Chris! Chris Johnson, SGT, US Army, entered the US Army in 1999 and received training as an artillery forward observer and as a chemical, biologi



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