CDS Monarch Blog

Staff Highlight: Katie Connell

Katie joined the CDS Monarch team in September 1987, starting out in Day Services when it was still in Fairport behind the bowling alley. She then bec



Forming a Family Advocacy Network

CDS Monarch is proud to announce a new initiative called the Family Advocacy Network (FAN) which is a group of families advocating for services and fu



The Wolf Foundation Raises $25,000 at the 5th Annual “Strikes for Abilities”

2012 "Strikes for Abilities" Top Fundraiser - Chuckie Dell, with sisters Margie & Sheila, and Amber & Melissa from the Wolf Foundation.On Sund



The Wolf Foundation Hosts 5th Annual “Strikes for Abilities” Bowling Event

In honor of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness month and CDS Monarch's 35th Anniversary, The Wolf Foundation is holding its 5th Annual "Str



Spread the Word to End the Word

The use of people first language, and how we speak to and about each other, is important. Today, March 7, is Spread the Word to End the Word Day. If y



Staff Highlight: Kelly Smith

Kelly has a 21 year history with CDS Monarch, all of which has been spent at Webster Creative Opportunities. She is a Treatment Coordinator who curre



March is National Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month

President Ronald Reagan signed a presidential proclamation in 1987 designating March as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (a recent



From the CEO: Supporting Special Olympics

The Special Olympics program at CDS Monarch includes individuals we serve, as well as others from our community. It is an unfunded program and as such



On Film: CDS Monarch Senior Living Grand Opening Ceremony

Did you miss the CDS Monarch Senior Living Grand Opening Ceremony?  Well, now you can watch it here:Part 1:Part 2:Part 3:



Staff Highlight: Erin Bostian

Erin started out at CDS Monarch in the QA department over 14 years ago. Today she is responsible for overseeing incident management and supervises th



Grand Opening Ceremony for CDS Monarch Senior Living

CDS Monarch held a Grand Opening Ceremony for CDS Monarch Senior Living, on the morning of February 28th at 10am at the new facility located at 840 Ho



Play Volleyball With Us!

The annual Special Olympics Unified Volleyball games will be held on Monday, April 23rd, Monday, April 30th and Monday, May 7th. The games will be fr



CDS Monarch and Nazareth College Collaborate on Autism Conference

(Reblogged via blogs.naz.edu)On Saturday, April 21, 2012, CDS Monarch and Nazareth College will present the first annual "Voices for Autism" Conferenc



BCO Bake Sale

This Friday, February 24th, from 9AM to 1PM at the Wolf Life Transitions Center, individuals from Blended Creative Opportunities will be holding a bak



Reba McEntire Speaks Out on Disability Services

Country music legend Reba McEntire has joined OPWDD's outreach campaign, which is designed to educate New Yorkers about services and supports availabl