CDS Monarch Blog

Staying in the Holiday Spirit

The holidays are always an exciting time around CDS Monarch. The individuals help to decorate their residences and the Wolf Life Transitions Center...



Making Memories Through Independence

The foundation of happiness is simple enough to understand. For some people it’s doing what they love or meeting the right person, and for others...



The Wolf Foundation hosts annual Shortstack Saturday Mascot Madness Pancake Breakfast

Webster, N.Y. – Dec. 5, 2015 – The Wolf Foundation is hosting its annual Shortstack Saturday Mascot Madness Pancake Breakfast on Saturday Dece...



CDS Monarch Hosts Health & Wellness Fair

CDS Monarch hosted its annual Health & Wellness Fair Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Wolf Life Transitions Center in Webster. Vendors from across the Roches...



CDS Monarch Individuals Speak to Monroe Community College Human Services Class

Two people CDS Monarch serves went to Monroe Community College Wednesday, Dec. 2nd to speak to students in the human services' Supporting and Commu...



Giving Thanks This Season

It's easy to get swept up in the rush of everyday life. As we grow busy with what's happening around us, it's good to take a moment to reflect upon...



CDS Monarch Special Olympic Bowlers Bring Home Medal

The Genesee Special Olympic Regional Bowling Tournament was held on Friday and Saturday, November 6th and 7th, at Clover Lanes. Due to the large nu...



CDS Monarch Teams up with Genesee Community College Human Services Students

Rochester, N.Y. – Nov. 2, 2015 – Individuals from CDS Monarch’s Without Walls, which provides opportunities for drama, music and art therapy...



Staff Highlight: Touria Banour

Touria has worked at CDS Monarch since June of 2010. She started as a Support Specialist at Roxwell before transferring to Blended Creative Oppo...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Gold Medals

On October 16th and October 17th the New York State Fall Games were held in Glens Falls, New York. Approximately 1,000 athletes and coaches from al...



Staff Highlight: Linda Lizzo

Linda Lizzo started at CDS Monarch in October of 2012 as a part-time aquatic fitness instructor. In 2011, she accepted a full-time position as a re...



Nucor Auburn Presents Warrior Salute with $33,000 Check from Golf Tournament

Rochester, N.Y. – Oct. 7, 2015 – Nucor Steel Auburn hosted a golf tournament Tuesday, Sept. 15 to benefit Warrior Salute, a service of CDS Mona...



Staff Highlight: Theresa Collett

Theresa Collett has worked at CDS Monarch since 2002. She started as a Support Specialist at our Park Circle residence and then became residence ma...



CDS Monarch's Kenny M. - Actor, Special Olympics Athlete, and now, Model

Kenny, actor and Special Olympics athlete for CDS Monarch, was featured as part of a collaboration between the George Eastman House Internationa...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Soccer Team Brings Home the Silver

The Special Olympics Super Regional Soccer Tournament was held on Saturday, September 26th at Total Sports Experience in Rochester. CDS Monarch had...