CDS Monarch Blog

Special Olympics: NYS Fall Games

The New York State Special Olympic Fall Games were held this past weekend, October 19th and 20th, in Glens Falls, NY. CDS Monarch had 19 athletes com



Health & Wellness Fair Announced

CDS Monarch will be hosting our Second Annual Health & Wellness Fair on Wednesday, November 14th from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM. This exciting event w



Marshall Road Goes Pink

The individuals and staff at CDS Monarch's Marshall Road residence recognize how important establishing and cultivating positive relationships with ou



Staff Highlight: Brandon Wilson

Brandon joined the CDS Monarch team in January 2010 as a Support Specialist at Marshall Road. Six months later he was promoted to the Assistant Reside



Playing Cards for Warrior Salute

The Penfield and PenWeb Rotary Clubs have made support of Warrior Salute and The Nucor House one of their special projects. On October 28th the&n



Getting Out the Vote

CDS Monarch individuals and staff were invited to register to vote on Wednesday, October 10th at the Wolf Life Transitions Center. Everyone was encour



Dave's Store Hits the Road

Since the opening of the Wolf Life Transitions Center in 2008, Dave's Store has proudly sold snacks and CDS Monarch merchandise to individuals, staff



Senior Living Highlight: Carol Ortis

Meet Carol! Carol moved into CDS Monarch Senior Living, which offers affordable, quality housing for seniors, when it first opened in February 2012. S



Paws for a Cause

A group from Blended Creative Opportunities (BCO) has been volunteering once a week at the Scottsville Adoptions Center since October of last year. Ev



A Fantastic Walk for Autism Awareness

A group of about 70 family members and staff from CDS Monarch participated in an Autism Walk this past Saturday at Monroe Community College. The team



Family Education & Training

What is Family Education & Training (FET)? The purpose of FET is to enhance the decision making capacity of the family unit, provide orientat



A Job Well Done: Steven K.

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October, CDS Monarch recognizes Steven K. who lives at CDS Monarch's East Ridge Rd. Apar



Spreading His Wings: Mitchell S.

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October, CDS Monarch recognizes Mitchell S., who receives Family Support Services t



Staff Highlight: Nancy Crisp

Nancy has been with CDS Monarch for the past seven and a half years, working primarily in Payroll, but also supporting Accounts Payable when needed. I



Preschoolers Bake Pies for Veterans

A preschool class from the Rochester Christian School made apple pies for the Veterans living at The Nucor House, and stopped by to deliver them on Th