CDS Monarch Blog

WHEC Rochester: Helping vets with depression and suicide

From WHEC Rochester:"September is Suicide Awareness Month.Tuesday, we focused on veterans because research shows they have a 63 percent higher risk...



Staff Highlight: Michelle Tucker

Michelle Tucker has worked at CDS Monarch since November 2013. She started as an administrative assistant for Human Resources but has since become ...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Teams Bring Home Silver Medals at Bocce Tournament

CDS Monarch Special Olympic athletes participated in the Super Regional Bocce Tournament on Saturday, September 12th at the Toccolana Club in Rome,...



CDS Monarch Hosts 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Many gathered outside CDS Monarch's Wolf Life Transitions Center this morning in front of the American Flag, waving above a monument that reads, "A...



CDS Monarch Recognizes the Passing of Robert "The Sheriff" Hubble

It was easy to recognize Robert “The Sheriff” Hubble, an individual receiving services from CDS Monarch. Dressed in his vest adorned with gleam...



Staff Highlight: Ashley Leonard

Ashley started at CDS Monarch as a support specialist at our Atlantic Road residence in 2006. She was then promoted to assistant residence manager,...



CDS Monarch Plays Role in Lowering Unemployment for People with Disabilities

Rochester, N.Y. – When the Bureau of Labor released its job statistics Friday, Aug. 7, it noted that from July 2014 to July 2015 the unemployment...



Staff Highlight: Abigail Doberstein

Abigail has been at CDS Monarch for just over a year, joining the team as a physical therapist in May of 2014. Abigail's responsibilities include ...



Staff Highlight: John Elliott

  John Elliott started at CDS Monarch in 2012 as a support specialist at our Roxwell residence. A few months later, John began filling in at the N...



Railroad Junction Summer Camp Visits CDS Monarch

Campers from the Toddlers Workshop and Railroad Junction Summer Camp came to visit CDS Monarch Tuesday, August 4th. About 15 kids gathered around ...



CDS Monarch Recognizes the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Rochester, NY - July 30, 2015 - According to the United States Department of Labor, "The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimina...



The Wolf Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $120,000 to Support People with Developmental Disabilities and Veterans at CDS Monarch

Rochester, NY - July 28, 2015 - The Wolf Foundation hosted its 28th Annual Teeing Off for Abilities Golf Tournament Monday, July 20 at Monroe Golf ...



Zach Grawe: Warrior Salute Graduate

Zach (right) with Warrior Salute Art Therapist Michael Martin. Marine Veteran Zach Grawe graduated from Warrior Salute today after three months in...



Staff Highlight: Marlene DiSalvatore

Marlene DiSalvatore started at CDS Monarch July 16th, 2007 as a Support Specialist. Her tasks include caring for the individuals at the CDS Monarc...



CDS Monarch Senior Living: Fred Brognia

You don't often find men like Fred Brognia, a man who found financial stability, raised a big family, endured hardship and ultimately found a life...