CDS Monarch Blog

VFW Post #5465 Sponsors a Nucor House Room

On Monday, May 14th representatives from VFW Post #5465 (based in Henrietta, NY) came to CDS Monarch to present a check for $3,000 to Warrior Salute.



35th Anniversary: Harris Road

Harris Road is one of CDS Monarch's oldest residences - opening in 1986. A few years ago half of the residents from Harris moved when CDS Monarch open



Community Supports CDS Monarch on the Day of Caring

CDS Monarch had 10 teams of volunteers working at five different locations for the United Way's Day of Caring on Thursday, May 10th. Community busines



Staff Highlight: Jennifer Betteridge

Jennifer has been with CDS Monarch for the past 20 years. She began as a direct care relief staff, and then transitioned to full-time and became an as



Unistel Receives Customer Recognition

Last week, Unistel had two major customer visits - one on Thursday from the VA and NISH, and a second one on Friday from Supreme Foodservice. Both vis



A Little Advocacy Goes a Long Way

Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled new legislation to establish the strongest standards and practices in the nation for protecting people wi



Family Donor Night @ the Red Wings

On Friday, May 4th, The Wolf Foundation celebrated the commitment of CDS Monarch families and volunteers, who give back to our mission as loyal donors



May is Baseball Month in Rochester

The Rochester Red Wings and Monroe County have proclaimed May as Baseball Month in Rochester. There will be 26 games held in the 31 days of May at Fro



Nucor House Approved by Penfield Zoning Board

Last night, the Penfield Zoning Board voted unanimously in favor of CDS Monarch's application to open the Nucor House for Warrior Salute participants



Artist Co-op to Host Spring Art Show

Next Wednesday, May 9th there will be a Spring Art Show & Sale at the Wolf Life Transitions Center from 9:30AM to 1:30PM. The Artist Co-op at Blen




Staff Highlight: Becky Marquardt

Becky began with CDS Monarch in 2000, working in a temporary position with the Business Office. After a year, she moved to the Family Support Services



Making Treats for Furry Friends

 On April 17th, a group of individuals at Webster Creative Opportunities began a volunteer project for some furry friends at Lollypop Farm.  



Community Petition for Warrior Salute's Nucor House

The Penfield Zoning Board of Appeals has delayed a vote to approve CDS Monarch's application to operate a home for Warrior Salute on Embury Road. Than



Voices for Autism Conference a Success

On Saturday, April 21st about 100 people attended the first Voices for Autism conference presented by CDS Monarch and Nazareth College, to e