CDS Monarch Blog

Recap: The People First Waiver Public Forum

The People First Waiver (1115 Waiver) public forum was held on 6/2/11. The Deputy Commissioner, Jim Moran, was present and provided a brief explanat



Linden to Hold Garage Sale Fundraiser

Linden Creative Opportunities (LCO) will be holding a garage sale on June 23rd and 24th from 8am-2pm. Donations of items for the sale are being coll



BCO Holds Car Wash

On Friday, June 3rd, a number of individuals participated in a car wash to benefit the Blended Creative Opportunities (BCO) and Transitions Program "



Penfield Rotary Club Honors CDS Warrior SALUTE Veterans

In honor of Memorial Day, the Penfield Rotary Club held a community event to salute veterans that are participants in CDS' Warrior SALUTE program. Th



CDS Team Takes on the Corporate Challenge

Ideal weather set the stage for this year's JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge participants. Over nine thousand people completed the 3.5 mile course



Showing Respect for Individuals with Disabilities

The purpose of this post is to educate the community and increase awareness about individuals with disabilities. Remember to be respectful and have



Individuals Help Tornado Victims in Alabama

Individuals from CDS' Blended Creative Opportunities program are helping out tornado victims in Alabama by collecting items to help with the recovery



Athletes Attend Regional Spring Games

On Saturday May 21st the North Region of the Genesee Special Olympic Region held its 2011 Spring Games (Track and Field) at Nazareth College. For t



Family Night at the Ballpark

On Friday, May 6, 2011 the CDS Foundation held a CDS Family Night at the Red Wings. The weather was beautiful at and the turn out was impressive. Fam



CDS Volleyball: Just for Fun

The three-week session of Unified Volleyball ended Monday with high spirits. The games were just for fun - no medals were awarded but placement was



CDS Hosts 2nd Annual Autism Awareness Fair

CDS held its 2nd Annual Autism Awareness Fair on Friday, April 29th at the Wolf Life Transitions Center in Webster. The Fair was held to recognize A



CDS Athletes Play in Regional Basketball Tournament

On Saturday, April 30th, Special Olympics held the Super Regional Basketball Tournament at both St John Fisher and Nazareth Colleges. There were tea



CDS Breaks Ground on CDS Monarch Senior Living

On Wednesday, April 20th, CDS held a ground breaking ceremony for the new CDS Monarch Senior Living facility on Holt Road in Webster. Despite the ra



"T" is for Training and Team-Building

A group of Support Specialists, at Webster Creative Opportunities, were recently given the opportunity to pilot a new training program focused on emp



CDS Individuals and Third Graders at the Harley School Perform "Dancing in the Streets"

A group of individuals from CDS had a very exciting and elaborate dance performance with third graders at the Harley School on Wednesday, March 30