CDS Monarch Blog

Special Olympics Bocce Champs

On Sunday, September 22nd the Special Olympics Super Regional Bocce Tournament was held at the Tacolana Club in Rome, New York. There were teams from



Staff Highlight: Colleen Freeman

Colleen has been an LPN with CDS Monarch for 16 years, starting out at Perinton and then moving to Blended Creative Opportunities when the Wolf Life T



Consolidated Supports & Services

Consolidated Supports and Services (CSS) is an OPWDD Home and Community Based Services waiver self-directed service option that empowers people with d



September 11th Memorial Trail Run

On Wednesday, September 11th, members of Warrior Salute joined with Team Red White and Blue to participate in a trail run in memory of fallen local he



In Remembrance of 9/11

Today let us take the time as Americans, to come together and remember those who lost their lives on 9/11, and honor those who put themselves on the l



Serve. Honor. Support. Veterans Conference

Sometimes the hardest journey for our servicemen, women and their families is the one home. That's why CDS Monarch -- through their Warrior Salute&tra



Staff Highlight: Robert "RJ" Wilson

Robert, known by most as "RJ", has been a part of the CDS Monarch family for the past 17 years, and has spent all that time working with deaf individu



Making Big Moves

August has been a busy month for the Residential teams at CDS Monarch. They have had seven moves in the last couple of weeks, which transitioned a num



Serve. Honor. Support. Symposium Kickoff Event

Warrior Salute, a service of CDS Monarch, will be hosting a Serve. Honor. Support. Symposium Kickoff Event on Tuesday, August 20th from 5:00pm-7:00pm



Rep. Slaughter Visits Veterans, Advocates at Warrior Saluteā„¢, a service of CDS Monarch

Today, U.S. Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) visited with veterans and advocates at Warrior Salute™, a service of CDS Monarch, dedicated to helpi



Becoming a Family Care Provider

In May of this year, Tim Rifenberg, Residence Manager for Thornell and Austin Road, welcomed Todd D. into his home. Tim had begun the certification pr



Staff Highlight: Nick Vignati

Nick has been a CDS Monarch team member for nearly three years now, working as a Behavior Specialist at a couple of our Day Services sites. His primar



Ready to ROC

We've put together a video to show that we're ready to ROC the Day in 2013! But we need your help to win the contest, and a little extra cash for CDS



Staff Highlight: Tamara Nephew

Tamara started out four and a half years ago as a Treatment Coordinator at Penbrooke Creative Opportunities. For the past two years she has been worki



Supporting Community Employment

Supported Work Instructor Mary Kay LeFrois began working with Terrell P. in September 2008 to prepare him for community employment. In Flutters she t