CDS Monarch Blog

Health & Wellness Fair Fun

With 31 vendors, nearly 120 attendees and lots of positive feedback, the Health & Wellness Fair, held on May 29th, was a great success! Attendee



Friends of Ganondagan Presents “Bury My Heart with Tonawanda” by Local Filmmaker Adrian Esposito

A chance visit by a local filmmaker with Asperger's Syndrome to Ganondagan State Historic Site in 2010 became the inspiration for a feature film which



Staff Highlight: Anna-Lisa Evans

Anna-Lisa started out at CDS Monarch as a Support Specialist for the Austin Road residence, and also at Webster Creative Opportunities. Then she trans



New Warrior Salute Graduate: Sam Steirman

Congratulations to Sam Steirman on graduating from Warrior Salute on Wednesday, May 22nd. He joined Warrior Salute in September 2012 after servin



Best Foot Forward

On Tuesday, May 21st, eight CDS Monarch staff hit the pavement at RIT for the annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge. They ran and walked 3.5 miles al



Individual Spotlight: Tanisha G.

Dedicated, focused, and determined are just a few words used to describe Tanisha G.Tanisha has been a part of the prevocational program at CDS Monarch



Staff Highlight: Chrissy Carroll

Chrissy Carroll first came to CDS Monarch as an intern in January 2009. After completing a year long internship with the Behavior Services department,



Warrior Salute Seasonings - To Be Featured on HSN May 13

Warrior Salute Seasonings, an independent, micro brand of Unistel, a subsidiary of CDS Monarch, Inc., will be featured on multichannel retailer HSN on



“Breaking Free” Art Exhibit Opens to the Public

The one-man exhibit "Breaking Free", featuring Rochester artist and philanthropist Greg Polisseni, will open on Friday, May 3rd from 5:00-8:00pm at th



Staff Highlight: Noel Williams

Noel has been working at CDS Monarch for a total of four years. After being a Support Specialist for her first year, Noel became the Assistant Re



Fun at the Autism Awareness Fair

CDS Monarch hosted its fourth annual Autism Awareness Fair on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Wolf Life Transitions Center.Thank you



Blowing Bubbles 4 Autism

For the first time on Friday April 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm, individuals and staff at Blended Creative Opportunities participated in "Blowing Bubbles 4 Au



New Warrior Salute Graduate: Kurt Hine

Congratulations to Kurt Hine on graduating from Warrior Salute on Tuesday, April 23rd. Kurt came to Warrior Salute in September 2012, after serving in



Achieving Full Time Employment: Stephen T.

We are pleased to announce that Stephen T. has just accepted a full time position as a member of the Wolf Life Transitions Center Janitorial team. He



Operation Clean Up at the Nucor House

On April 20, 2013, CDS Monarch and Warrior Salute staff, supporters and mentors, the MCC Veterans Club, MCC Volunteers, Steven Argento of SC