CDS Monarch Blog

Staff Highlight - Mike LiButti

Mike LiButti began at CDS Monarch in March 2010 as a Van Driver. In October 2012 he was promoted to Safety Coordinator for the agency. As part of CDS



Hidden Talent

One of CDS Monarch's transportation drivers has a hidden talent that Linden Creative Opportunities has been lucky enough to enjoy! Ken Polatas is a ve



People First Language

What is People First Language? People First Language are words or phrases that respectfully puts the person before the disability. A person with



Staff Highlight: Jennifer Vetter

Jennifer Vetter has been working at CDS Monarch as a Support Specialist for three years. She was a full-time staff who left to become CNA, yet continu



And the Biggest Loser Is...

From the week of September 17th to the week of January 14th, CDS Monarch staff members worked hard to lose weight as contestants of "The Biggest Loser



Warm Up Your Winter: The General's Chili

It's cold outside. So why not warm up your winter with this great recipe for "The General's Chili" from Warrior Salute Seasonings? It's a great hot me



Save the Date: 6th Annual “Strikes for Abilities”

The Wolf Foundation's 6th Annual Strikes for Abilities Bowling Party will be here before you know it! On Sunday, March 10th, come out to Clover L



OPWDD “Works for Me” Nominees

CDS Monarch congratulates Frank D., and his employer Jamestown Container, as Unistel's 2012 Nominee for the OPWDD's "Works for Me" award. This award r



Staff Highlight: James Garofalo

Jim Garofalo has worked at CDS Monarch's Roxwell Court residence as a Support Specialist since November 1987 - that's 25 years! He did help out at the



New Year Celebrations at Marshall Road

Ben Spencer at Marshall Rd did a simulation of a ball drop on New Years Eve for the individuals so they were able to celebrate New Years at a decent t



Sponsoring the 6th Annual Strikes for Abilities

North Forest Office Space has proudly supported Strikes for Abilities since it began in 2008! This year  marks their third year as our King Pin P



Join the Strikes for Abilities Event Planning Team!

The Wolf Foundation's 6th Annual Strikes for Abilities Bowling Party will be here before you know it! We are looking for additional family and communi



Webster Thomas Hockey Honors Military & First Responders

Join the Webster Thomas Titans Hockey Team on the ice this Friday, as they show off their camo in support of Warrior Salute! All are invited to attend



2012 NISH Award Winner

We are proud to announce that CDS Monarch has won the 2012 AbilityOne/NISH Performance Excellence in Hiring Veterans with Disabilities Award!This awar



Sib Shops Make Changes for the New Year

Sib Shops is a unique program developed by CDS Monarch that addresses the importance of peer support and education for the siblings of people living w