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By Allison Moscinski
It's hard to forget Stephanie's smile and frequent expression of, “I am happy!” People who know Stephanie describe her as outgoing and friendly with a positive attitude that is contagious. Stephanie’s smile always brightens the room! Throughout Stephanie’s life, she has strived to maintain her mobility; however as she...
By Rene Sullivan
Rachel, one of our newest Person Centered Plan Managers, is a motivated team player who exemplifies so many of The Way of the Arc Fundamentals. In February, the Community Based Day and Employment Supports program (CBDES) was faced with several key staff members needing to be out. Without being asked, Rachel was...
By Jim Marshall
Kathy is a new face at The Arc of Opportunity who has recently joined the Adult Foster Care (AFC) Program. Kathy’s family moved to Central Massachusetts from the Metrowest area and The Arc of Opportunity was perfect to provide needed supports. She lives with her daughter, who is her paid Home Care Provider, and her...
By Shellene Tanner
I’d like to nominate an employee who has dedicated 7 strong years of outstanding service to The Arc. Julie Reynolds started out as a Direct Service Professional working with the wonderful ladies at one of our group homes in Leominster and quickly worked her way up to Assistant Manager. Though stationed at the...
By Colby OBrien
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. With a focus on recognizing individuals for their many abilities, The Arc of Opportunity highlights one individual each week with a social media piece called “One Moment”. One in four Americans has a disability. This statistic may seem surprising to many; however, a...
By Kathleen Lamoureux
Katie started living in The Arc's newly constructed Hubbardston group home in August of 2018. Katie's life journey has not been easy. Before this transition, she resided in a nursing home facility recovering from a traumatic brain injury that occurred nearly 3 years ago. Unfortunately, this injury was life-altering...
By Colby OBrien
2019 will be an exciting year for The Arc of Opportunity! 2018 demonstrated that change is good for fundraisers hosted by The Arc. Continuing to grow upon the success from last year, we are excited to announce details on our upcoming events for the year. All proceeds from these fundraisers support The Arc's Family...
By Michael Santasieri, MPA
When I think of Chantal’s work as the Training Coordinator, she demonstrates the following Way of The Arc fundamentals: "Take ownership", "Make quality personal", "Listen generously", "Take intelligent risks", "Do it right the first time", "Be positive", "Communicate, communicate, communicate", "Embrace change", and "...
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