Arc Recreation Keeps Kim Connected

Kim Deiter has achieved a life of independence in the Geneseo community. After living for eight years in an Arc of Livingston-Wyoming group home, she struck out on her own in March of 2016, first with a roommate and now in her own one bedroom apartment.   Helping to keep Kim grounded in her independent […]

Autism Training & Support Specialist

In the Spring of 2018, The Arc applied for a grant through the OPWDD Family Support Services Program (FSS) to fund a part-time Autism Training & Support Specialist position. We were awarded this grant and in October 2018, Ellen Friedler agreed to move into this role in addition to her other duties providing group training […]

Comments from Executive Director Martin Miskell

Looking back to last year, I am grateful that we are an agency comprised of strong members, employees, Board representatives, and individuals who are able to adapt gracefully and embrace change.   As we anticipated, 2018 was not always an easy road. We said goodbye to longtime friends and coworkers from Service Coordination, and formed […]

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Dynamic Duo Marks 15 Years with Seniors

Amy Beiswenger and Mellina Provorse are both just 39 years old.  So how could it be that they are among the most senior members of our Seniors team?   While many of the program participants that they support have the leg up on them in terms of age, Amy and Mellina have the edge when […]

Get the April 2019 Parchment Newsletter

The April 2019 edition of The Parchment newsletter is online.  Download it here.   Contents Adventures in Quality, Achievement at Hilltop Printshop Message from the President Comments from the Executive Director #bFair2DirectCare and other Advocacy Efforts Photo Page Missy Potter Named Arc New York Self Advocate of the Year “Social Butterfly” Takes Flight at KidStart […]

Tickets Available for Taste of Livingston County

Tickets Available for Taste of Livingston County   Combine generous portions of top quality food and drink, a dash of local flavor, and a splash of support for two of the area’s most significant advocacy organizations; mix well at a breathtakingly scenic venue; and you have the recipe for the 21st annual Taste of Livingston […]

On the Rise: Bert & Walter’s Excellent Abbey Adventure

  The smell of freshly baked bread is one of the most iconic scents of the holidays, immediately bringing to mind thoughts of prosperity and goodwill.   Few people are more familiar with its uplifting aroma than Bert Provorse and Walter Montague, who became bakers by chance through a unique partnership between the area’s largest […]

Get the October 2018 Parchment Newsletter

The October 2018 edition of The Parchment newsletter is online.  Download it here.   Contents Walk This Way: A Mile in Steven Parker’s Shoes Message from the Board President Comments from the Executive Director Kim Fockler: You Meet the Most Talented People at The Arc Photo Page Event Highlights Remembering Margaret with KidStart Sensory Garden […]