The Arc of Monroe Announces New Members to its Board of Directors


The Arc of Monroe announces two new members to its Board of Directors: Tori Campbell and Jennifer Shoemaker. Tori Campbell of Rochester has received services at The Arc of Monroe for the past six years. Most recently she was part of the MCC Experience program, a higher education transitional service that prepares participants for eventual community employment. Campbell took classes with traditional MCC students. People learn relevant, marketable employment skills and acquire vocational internship and volunteer experience in various departments on and off MCC campus. She’s looking forward to helping The Arc, and representing the people The Arc supports. “I …

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Board member influenced by sister and friend


My inspiration for getting involved with the Arc Foundation’s Board of Directors came from my desire to grow my professional network and get more involved in the community.  I didn’t know much about the Arc of Monroe but I had experience with close family and friends who had disabilities.  As an adult, my sister became disabled with mental illness.  My childhood influences were the many neighbors who were our family’s friends.   Particularly, the family next door had a daughter with a disability who was my age.  From an early age I became aware of the struggles and difficulties that face …