September is Deaf Awareness Month & International Week of the Deaf Begins September 20

Advocacy, Health and Wellness, Staff Perspectives

September is Deaf Awareness Month and International Week of the Deaf begins September 20! The first International Day of the Deaf was first celebrated by the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) in 1958. The day of awareness was later extended to a full week, becoming the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). Deaf Awareness Week (IWD) is a national week of celebrating deafness. It is observed annually throughout the last full week of September (to commemorate the first World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf, which took place in September 1951). The week focuses on promoting the positive aspects of deafness, encouraging …

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Mike celebrates a 37-year career

Staff Perspectives

Mike Jennison is celebrating 37 years with the Arc of Monroe! He began his career as a Maintenance Technician for nine houses after which he moved into our facilities department as Manager, and is now Project Manager. His main focus is fire and safety issues, certifications, and OFPC audits, visiting all the houses and day programs to make sure everyone is compliant. Beyond the above he manages renovations and preservation at all locations across the agency. The agency has seen his kids grown up and now grandkids. Colleagues and supervisors have always supported him during the hard times.  Mike describes …

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