An Interview with Winner Vanessa Fortin

Health and Wellness, Staff Perspectives

This month the Rochester Business Journal announced their Health Care Heroes awards, and for the third consecutive year, a staff member at The Arc of Monroe has been recognized. Vanessa Fortin, RN and RN Coordinator was honored in the Special Needs category. The awards recognize excellence, promote innovation and honor the efforts of organizations and individuals making a significant impact on the quality of health care in the Rochester area. Vanessa and all the winners will be honored during a virtual celebration at noon on Tuesday, May 11. Let’s meet Vanessa: I am humbled to have been nominated for the …

A Toast to the Arc – Celebrating our Honorees

Volunteer

A Toast to the Arc Celebration In early October, the Arc Foundation of Monroe held its fifth annual A Toast to The Arc! This Toast was unlike any other, full of many colors! Emcees Sandy Waters and Scott Spezzano from 98.9 The Buzz emceed the night, live streaming the event from six different venues across the ROC including Penfield Country Club, Locust Hill Country Club, Glendoveers, OFC Creations, Brook-Lea Country Club and Oak Hill Country Club. Venues were kept to a max of 50 people, and we toasted The Arc from a distance! Carol DeMoulin kicked off the event with …

The Arc of Monroe awards, achievements and partnerships

What's In The News

The Arc of Monroe presented awards at the annual meeting on June 27th, 2018. It was an opportunity to celebrate a year together, full of accomplishments and appreciation. At this meeting several awards were presented to people we support, our staff, and our community and business partners. Click here to view the presentation of awards. 2018 Weckesser Awards Presented to Carrie Saurini The Weckesser Award recognizes the overall achievements of a person, the barriers/challenges which he/she has overcome, and the positive impact they have had on others. In 1998 the Weckesser Family established the Weckesser award as a means to …