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By Madeline Merchant
Imagine your entire life changing in an instant. One moment you are a homeowner who has a job that keeps you on the road for work, who spends weekends cooking for family and friends; then, in a split second, everything changes. Joe has lived with that reality every day since 2001 when he experienced a major stroke....
By Ashley LaBossiere
Todd joined The Arc’s Day Habilitation Program in March of 2001 only one month after the program opened. He quickly developed a routine that stuck with him over the next eighteen years skipping into the building from his bus singing “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” and humming the “Batman” theme song on his departure....
By John Ronan
Heather began working at Hannaford Supermarkets in 2014 as a Service Clerk in the Front-End Department. With support from The Arc, Heather’s training went smoothly with high performance during her first 90 days. Once she passed her review, Heather met weekly with The Arc's employment team for an opportunity to discuss...
By John Ronan
The Arc’s employment team continues to empower individuals for the workforce and recently has prepared rigorously for a job fair held on July 17 at the Great Wolf Lodge. The employment team started with the basics such as creating a resume, job interest assessments, and role-playing. The opportunity to have dozens of...
By Amanda Vasquez
I am nominating Aimee for her continued dedication and drive to honoring all of the fundamentals, but especially “Be relentless about improvement” and “Making quality personal.” She goes above and beyond daily to ensure that iCentrix is working efficiently and is not afraid to tackle anything brought her way. Recently...
By Karen Davidson
Summer kicked off with two great staycation activities in June. Tuan, Melissa, Robert, and Alan along with staff Jennifer and Karen headed to Hampton Beach. The rain held off and although the temperature was cool, the group enjoyed an outdoor lunch at the Sea Ketch. After lunch, they walked to a nearby pavilion to...
By Madeline Merchant
Have you ever wondered what it was like to attend one of The Arc of Opportunity’s overnight trips? Here is your opportunity to gain insight, as The Arc illustrates the details of Jackie’s first overnight trip. At 8:30 in the morning this past Memorial Day weekend, Jackie arrived at The Arc. Suitcase packed and ready...
By Kristen Lamoureux
The Arc of Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts has partnerships with many employers in the region. These partnerships provide people with disabilities employment opportunities in their community and provides employers with powerful and effective workforce solutions. Chartwells has collaborated with The Arc of...
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