CDS Monarch Blog

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...



Warrior Salute Services: Vocational Services

Warrior Salute offers Vocational Services for Veterans in order to help them identify their immediate and long-term career and education goals, as ...



Warrior Salute Services: Speech and Language Therapy

Many Veterans suffer from cognitive and communication problems that significantly impair their ability to live independently with a Traumatic Brain...



Individuals Perform in Honor of National Military Appreciation Month

   On May 4th, the individuals in the day program expressed their gratitude to our Veterans in honor of National Military Appreciation Month thro...



Staff Highlight: Madeleine Pingitore

Madeleine Pingitore has worked at CDS Monarch since December 2011. She began as a Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC), and later transitioned to a S...