CDS Monarch Blog

Warrior Salute Receives $25,000 Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation

Rochester, NY - July 6, 2015 - Warrior Salute, a service of CDS Monarch that provides rehabilitative therapies and services to veterans, received a...



CDS Monarch Recognizes the Passing of Joe Monroe

We never expect anyone close to us to leave. As we watch them grow and grow with them, we forge a stronger bond and cultivate a personal longing to...



Staff Highlight: Kristin Carges

July is Kristin Carges' fifth year at CDS Monarch. She started as a behavior specialist but moved up to manager of behavior services just a few mo...



CDS Monarch Welcomes New Warrior Salute Program Development Manager

Chad Curtis has joined the CDS Monarch team as the Warrior Salute Program Development Manager. Chad has his Bachelor's in physical education from S...



John "Dutch" Summers and Sandra Parker Gift $120,000 to Warrior Salute

John "Dutch" Summers of Jasco/Graywood Companies and Sandra Parker, former president/CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance, made a generous donat...



All CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Medals

The New York State Summer Games were held the weekend of June 5th and 6th at the College at Brockport. Over 2,000 athletes from across all New Yor...



Staff Highlight: Anto Beslic

Anto Beslic has worked at CDS Monarch for fifteen years, serving as a van driver. Anto's primary responsibility is transporting the individuals to ...



Staff Highlight: Kim Gardner

Kim Gardner has worked at CDS Monarch for one year as the Human Resources Administrative Assistant. Her duties include getting all new hires ready...



FEATURE: Brian Schneider - From Rib Shots to Recovery

  Several years ago, this man worked security in California. A former warrior, he spent his days watching, guarding and waiting. If those passing ...



Warrior Salute Featured at Penfield Rotary Golf Tournament

The Penfield Rotary hosted their 18th Annual Golf Tournament at Shadow Lake Golf and Racquet Club Monday, June 1st. The event was themed as "A Sal...



Military Appreciation Month Comes to a Close

Now that National Military Appreciation month is coming to a close, it's important to reflect back upon the sacrifices that the brave men and wome...



Warrior Salute Services: Nursing/Nutrition Counseling/Acupuncture

Warrior Salute™ provides outstanding health care and assistance for our Veterans. Services include ongoing assessment, including an initial asses...



Staff Highlight: Ron Armstrong

Ron Armstrong has worked at CDS Monarch for the past 23 years, beginning in February of 1992 after a friend recommended CDS Monarch to him. Ron wo...



Warrior Salute Services: Music/Relaxation Therapy

Neurologic Music Therapy is defined as the therapeutic application of music to cognitive, sensory and motor functions due to a neurologic disease o...



Warrior Salute Services: Art Therapy

Among several others, Art Therapy is one of the services we offer our Warrior Salute™ Veterans. Art Therapy uses the creative process of art mak...