CDS Monarch Blog

CDS Monarch Hosts National Military Appreciation Month Concert

  Mitchell (front center) presents an American Flag painting to Warrior Salute™ On May 4th, the individuals in the CDS Monarch day program expr...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Medals

26 CDS Monarch athletes participated in the Genesee Region Special Olympics Track and Field Tournament Saturday, May 2nd at York Central Schools.Th...



Staff Highlight: Makenzie Finnemore

  Makenzie Finnemore has been at CDS Monarch for a little over the year. She started as a support specialist at Linden Creative Opportunities, and...



CDS Monarch and New York State Homes and Community Renewal Announce Grand Opening of Senior Living Community

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - CDS Monarch and New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) today announced the grand opening of CDS Monarch's secon...



Staff Highlight: Judy Montana

Judy Montana has worked at CDS Monarch for the past 17 years. She started at the Macedon Road home, helped start the Linden Creative Opportunities...



A New Warrior Salute Graduate

Robert Van Velson (left) and program manager Tom Tartaglia On the morning of April 9th, Warrior Salute™veteran Robert Van Velson graduated. Frie...



Staff Highlight: Ana Nikolovksa

Ana Nikolovska has worked at CDS Monarch for the past 11 years. She started as a staff accountant, moved up to senior staff accountant, spent a few...



Staff Highlight: Renee Chichester

Renee Chichester is approaching her 10 year anniversary with CDS Monarch this April. She came on as a Staff Accountant, and was recently promoted ...



Staff Highlight: Karla Leader

Karla joined the CDS Monarch team in 1990, as a Treatment Coordinator at Webster Creative Opportunities (WCO). In 2007, she took on a new role as ...



Staff Highlight: Valarie Daniels

Valarie Daniels joined the CDS Monarch team in 1998, starting out as a Support Specialist at Webster Creative Opportunities. After her first year ...



Staff Highlight: Annie Brooks

Annie Brooks has been a Support Specialist at CDS Monarch since 1995, and after nearly 20 years of dedicated service, she is retiring. Annie start...



Staff Highlight: Jamall Watkins

Jamall Watkins has been a Support Specialist with CDS Monarch for the past 16 years, working at the Macedon Road and Roxwell Court residential hom...



Staff Highlight: Joe Lodato

Joseph Lodato came to CDS Monarch a little over five years ago to take on the position of Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC). In this position, Jo...



Staff Highlight: Vanessa Tuckey

Vanessa Tuckey has been with CDS Monarch for five years, as a Support Specialist at Penbrooke Creative Opportunities (PCO). In this position Vanes...



Staff Highlight: Venessa McFarlane

Venessa McFarlane has been with CDS Monarch for eight years, and now serves as a Treatment Coordinator. In this position Venessa is responsible for pr