CDS Monarch Blog


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...



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...



WHEC Rochester: Helping vets with depression and suicide

From WHEC Rochester:"September is Suicide Awareness Month.Tuesday, we focused on veterans because research shows they have a 63 percent higher risk...



Staff Highlight: John Elliott

  John Elliott started at CDS Monarch in 2012 as a support specialist at our Roxwell residence. A few months later, John began filling in at the N...



The Wolf Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $120,000 to Support People with Developmental Disabilities and Veterans at CDS Monarch

Rochester, NY - July 28, 2015 - The Wolf Foundation hosted its 28th Annual Teeing Off for Abilities Golf Tournament Monday, July 20 at Monroe Golf ...



Zach Grawe: Warrior Salute Graduate

Zach (right) with Warrior Salute Art Therapist Michael Martin. Marine Veteran Zach Grawe graduated from Warrior Salute today after three months in...



Warrior Salute Receives $25,000 Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation

Rochester, NY - July 6, 2015 - Warrior Salute, a service of CDS Monarch that provides rehabilitative therapies and services to veterans, received a...



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...



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...