CDS Monarch Blog

Staff Highlight: Annie Brooks

Annie Brooks has been a Support Specialist at CDS Monarch since 1995, and after nearly 20 years of dedicated service, she is retiring. Annie start...



Staff Highlight: Jamall Watkins

Jamall Watkins has been a Support Specialist with CDS Monarch for the past 16 years, working at the Macedon Road and Roxwell Court residential hom...



Staff Highlight: Joe Lodato

Joseph Lodato came to CDS Monarch a little over five years ago to take on the position of Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC). In this position, Jo...



Staff Highlight: Vanessa Tuckey

Vanessa Tuckey has been with CDS Monarch for five years, as a Support Specialist at Penbrooke Creative Opportunities (PCO). In this position Vanes...



Staff Highlight: Venessa McFarlane

Venessa McFarlane has been with CDS Monarch for eight years, and now serves as a Treatment Coordinator. In this position Venessa is responsible for pr



Staff Highlight: Sarah Brasse

Sarah Brasse has been with CDS Monarch for seven years. She initially started out as a Creative Arts Therapist, then transitioned to Clinical Coordina



New Service for Seniors

Golden Wings is a program developed to assist seniors ages 55 and older who do not have a Developmental Disability. The program is designed to assist



Staff Highlight: Debbie Seffens

Debbie Seffens has been with CDS Monarch for the past 15 years, serving as a Medicaid Service Coordinator, and a Broker. In this position Debbie is



Staff Highlight: Sandy Cicotta

Sandy Cicotta has been with CDS Monarch for over 14 years, most recently making the transition from WCO to BCO as a Treatment Coordinator. In this pos



Staff Highlight: Evonne Pomerantz

Evonne Pomerantz came to CDS Monarch a little more than a year ago to take on the Recreation Coordinator position. Through recreation, Evonne provides



Special Olympics: Bocce

The Special Olympics Super Regional Bocce Tournament was held on Saturday, September 20th at the Tacaloma Club in Rome, New York. There were teams f



Staff Highlight: Amanda Sparrin

Amanda Sparrin joined the CDS Monarch team as a Support Specialist a little more than a year ago, and brought a great deal of compassion and experienc



Staff Highlight: Rebecca Stewart

Rebecca Stewart has been a part of the CDS Monarch team for the past 12 years, working as a Speech Language Pathologist. She started out at Perinton D



Special Olympics: Golf

The Special Olympics Regional Golf Skill Tournament was held on Sunday, August 24th at Salmon Creek Country Club in Spencerport. CDS Monarch had thr



Staff Highlight: Patricia Calhoun

Patricia Calhoun joined the CDS Monarch team in March 2013 as a Support Specialist at Linden Creative Opportunities (LCO). In November 2013 she transi