CDS Monarch Blog

PCO is Dancing to a New Beat: Zumba

Penbrooke Creative Opportunities likes to stay fit and healthy so they recently began a Zumba class. Zumba instructor, Danielle, visits the site and



A Dream Come True: David B.

Celebrities can often recall their break through moment, that first taste of fame. Being on the radio was a dream that our very own David B. has alway



A New Year and a New Name

Since the opening of our first community residence in 1978, Continuing Developmental Services (CDS) has become a leading service and employment provid




A Dream Come True: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Arthur moved into CDS Monarch's Beckwith Road residence last year with a clear dream he wanted to achieve. He has always enjoyed marching bands and h



Living His Dream: Adrian Esposito

Filmmaker Adrian Esposito was one of CDS Monarch's first MSC enrollees.  He was 6 years old and diagnosed with PDDNOS. He is now 22 years ol



A “Very Merry Holiday Art & Craft Sale”

CDS is proud to present its annual "Very Merry Holiday Art & Craft Sale" on Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8, 2011 from 10:00am to 1



LCO Adopts a Service Member

Linden Creative Opportunities (LCO) has adopted a service member who is currently training in the States, but will be going overseas to a base in Japa



NYSID Honors CDS Unistel Employee

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and on Friday, October 21st CDS Unistel hosted an awards ceremony in honor of CDS Unistel e



1st Annual Pancake Breakfast A Success

The Medicaid Service Coordination Department and the CDS Foundation partnered together to host the 1st Annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to help rep



Get Involved: Find Someone a Job Opportunity!

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month!Finding jobs for people is always a challenging task - but in this market, it is especially



Therapy Dog Visits WCO

Webster Creative Opportunities has been receiving pet therapy services from Therapy Dogs International, a service composed of handlers and their thera



Gone Fishing

This past semester there was a group of individuals in the Blended Creative Opportunities Program that decided to try fishing this summer. On Mondays



Exploring Talents at Hochstein

Seven individuals from the Creative Arts Program Without Walls had the opportunity to experience music therapy instruction at the Hochstein



A Dream Come True: Robert M.

On August 24th, Robbie M. fulfilled one of his personal dreams by attending a Kenny Chesney concert at CMAC in Canadaigua, with his advocate and his r