2017 Annual Meeting

May 18, 2017
6:30 pm

On May, 18th 2017, The Arc of Delaware held its Annual Business Meeting. We thank the Guest of Honor, Governor John Carney for speaking to the attendees at the event held at the Delaware State Troopers Association.

During this meeting board nominations were held and new directors and officers were elected to serve on The Arc of Delaware’s Board of Directors. We welcome newly elected members Ruth Banta, Edarkis Branch, Merry Jones, Bill Love, Elizabeth Nolan, Bill Seufert, Stan Trier and Deborah Wicks.  All were elected for a 3 year term.  Members that were re-elected included Tom Battle and Tessie Bonk. Continuing Board members include Rick Bryson, Donald Isken, Esq., Earle Dempsey, Elizabeth O’Neill, and Louann Vari, Esq. The Board elected Bill Seufert as Board President, Donald Isken as Vice President, Tom Battle as Treasurer and Louann Vari as Secretary. The Arc of Delaware would like to thank those officers and directors that retired from the board for your service and commitment to The Arc.

Congratulations to Donald Isken. Esq. for receiving The Arc of Delaware’s Lifetime Achievement Award, to Merry Jones for receiving The Bob Osgood Volunteer of the Year Award, and to Steve Knox for receiving the Outstanding Service Award.

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The 25th Annual Golf Tournament & Silent Auction

August 7, 2017

The Arc of Delaware’s 25th Annual Golf Tournament and Silent Auction on August 7th, 2017 at Deerfield Golf Club, Newark DE

Golf registration includes greens fee (18 holes), cart, range
balls, lunch, awards dinner, silent auction, gift package, and
many prizes (scoring, skills, hole-in-one, and top three teams).

Single golfer $225

Dinner & Silent Auction only $50

For more information:

Golf Tournament

 

 

 

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17th Annual Run, Walk and Roll

May 6, 2017
8:00 amto12:00 pm

17th Annual Run,Walk & Roll

Wild Quail Golf & Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Drive, Camden-Wyoming, Delaware

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

Race begins at 9:00 a.m. Rain or Shine. Healthy Kids Run (10 & under) starts at 8:50 a.m.

For more information: Run, Walk & Roll Information

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2016 Annual Campaign

Dear Friend,r

With the help of donors like you, we have been able to provide advocacy, services and programs to thousands of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families throughout Delaware. While those with I/DD strive to become self-sufficient, they have numerous challenges and need support and assistance. We hope you will consider donating to The Arc so that we may continue these vital services and supports for individuals like Roslyn (pictured right, with her husband). To read more about Roslyn and to view/download a copy of our annual campaign letter, click here: The Arc of Delaware’s 2016 Annual Campaign Letter

To make a contribution to The Arc of Delaware’s 2016 Annual Campaign, click here: http://www.thearcofdelaware.org/how-you-can-help/5donate-now-2/
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Support Petition for HB433

At the 2016 DSP Day, the Ability Network of Delaware (A.N.D.) launched a petition drive in support of House Bill 433, legislation that mandates the intellectual developmental disability service system in Delaware be fully funded by the year 2020. A.N.D. and its membership encourages everyone to take part in this campaign by filling out a petition and returning it to our offices. For more information on HB 433 and to download a petition, please visit: http://abilitynetworkde.org/2016/09/ability-network-delaware-launches-petition-campaign-support-hb433/

 

 

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DDDS Initiatives Need Public Comments

The Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS) is pleased to announce upcoming opportunities to comment on two initiatives. Over the past year DDDS has been working on a State Planned Amendment for Targeted Case Management and the Lifespan Waiver Amendment.  Please follow the link below for information on both projects as well as instructions for leaving public comments.  Comments for the Targeted Case Management Amendment will open on October 1st and end November 2nd. Comments for the Lifespan Waiver Amendment will open November 1st and close December 19th.

Targeted Case Management and Lifespan Waiver Information

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