CDS Monarch Blog

Getting Out the Vote

CDS Monarch individuals and staff were invited to register to vote on Wednesday, October 10th at the Wolf Life Transitions Center. Everyone was encour



Dave's Store Hits the Road

Since the opening of the Wolf Life Transitions Center in 2008, Dave's Store has proudly sold snacks and CDS Monarch merchandise to individuals, staff



Senior Living Highlight: Carol Ortis

Meet Carol! Carol moved into CDS Monarch Senior Living, which offers affordable, quality housing for seniors, when it first opened in February 2012. S



Paws for a Cause

A group from Blended Creative Opportunities (BCO) has been volunteering once a week at the Scottsville Adoptions Center since October of last year. Ev



A Fantastic Walk for Autism Awareness

A group of about 70 family members and staff from CDS Monarch participated in an Autism Walk this past Saturday at Monroe Community College. The team



Family Education & Training

What is Family Education & Training (FET)? The purpose of FET is to enhance the decision making capacity of the family unit, provide orientat



A Job Well Done: Steven K.

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October, CDS Monarch recognizes Steven K. who lives at CDS Monarch's East Ridge Rd. Apar



Spreading His Wings: Mitchell S.

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October, CDS Monarch recognizes Mitchell S., who receives Family Support Services t



Staff Highlight: Nancy Crisp

Nancy has been with CDS Monarch for the past seven and a half years, working primarily in Payroll, but also supporting Accounts Payable when needed. I



Preschoolers Bake Pies for Veterans

A preschool class from the Rochester Christian School made apple pies for the Veterans living at The Nucor House, and stopped by to deliver them on Th



Staff Highlight: Mary Jonas

Mary came to CDS Monarch in February 2002, bringing with her 27 years of transportation experience from the Webster School District, where she had bee



Unistel Visits Harris Corporation

Unistel has been doing business with Harris Corporation for many years, and even has a work room dedicated to Harris products at the Wolf Life Transit



Hamlet is a Hit

The CDS Monarch Players, organized by Susan Ware, performed at the Rochester Fringe Fest last weekend, and were the only troupe of actors with disabil



Special Olympics Update: Soccer

The Soccer Tournament for Special Olympics was held on Saturday, September 22nd at Thornell Farm Park in Pittsford. CDS Monarch had two teams in the c



Fall Evening & Weekend Activities

Fall is the perfect season to try something new! The Fall Evening & Weekend Activities Guide has just been published. Highlights for the Fall Sess