CDS Monarch Blog


CDS Life Transitions Hosts Coffee with the CEO Session

CDS Life Transitions President/CEO Sankar Sewnauth met with staff at our Unistel Industries Blossom Road location Thursday, June 16th to talk about...



Mission Champion: Emily Fisher, CDS Monarch

Emily Fisher started as a treatment coordinator at CDS Monarch in November of 2014 in Without Walls (WOW) at our Webster Creative Opportunities (W...



Webster Thomas Hockey Team Raises $880 at Fundraiser Hockey Game

The Webster Thomas hockey team, the Thomas Titans, have always been huge supporters of Warrior Salute Veteran Services. The Webster schools are of...



Warrior Salute Graduate Talks PTSD, Fear, and Recovery

It’s tough to imagine what a soldier endures when deployed. Hollywood often paints a picture of the war-weary soldier emerging victorious after r...



Staff Highlight: Heather Hartford

Heather started at Warrior Salute in September 2013 as a consultant. She brought with her 20 years of independent living skills for people with tra...



CDS Monarch Hosts Health & Wellness Fair

CDS Monarch hosted its annual Health & Wellness Fair Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Wolf Life Transitions Center in Webster. Vendors from across the Roches...



Giving Thanks This Season

It's easy to get swept up in the rush of everyday life. As we grow busy with what's happening around us, it's good to take a moment to reflect upon...



Warrior Salute Teams up with BodyMind Float Center for PTSD Rehab Pilot Study

Rochester, N.Y. – Nov. 17, 2015 – Four Warrior Salute Veterans will receive free float sessions at BodyMind Float Center as part of the center...



CDS Monarch Teams up with Genesee Community College Human Services Students

Rochester, N.Y. – Nov. 2, 2015 – Individuals from CDS Monarch’s Without Walls, which provides opportunities for drama, music and art therapy...



Staff Highlight: Touria Banour

Touria has worked at CDS Monarch since June of 2010. She started as a Support Specialist at Roxwell before transferring to Blended Creative Oppo...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Gold Medals

On October 16th and October 17th the New York State Fall Games were held in Glens Falls, New York. Approximately 1,000 athletes and coaches from al...



Staff Highlight: Linda Lizzo

Linda Lizzo started at CDS Monarch in October of 2012 as a part-time aquatic fitness instructor. In 2011, she accepted a full-time position as a re...



Nucor Auburn Presents Warrior Salute with $33,000 Check from Golf Tournament

Rochester, N.Y. – Oct. 7, 2015 – Nucor Steel Auburn hosted a golf tournament Tuesday, Sept. 15 to benefit Warrior Salute, a service of CDS Mona...



Staff Highlight: Theresa Collett

Theresa Collett has worked at CDS Monarch since 2002. She started as a Support Specialist at our Park Circle residence and then became residence ma...