Reminder - In Honor of Memorial Day, The Arc of Howard County's Administrative offices, Community Integration Services-Day Support & Supportive Retirement, and The Arc Transportation Services will be closed Monday, May 27th, 2019. ... See MoreSee Less
The Arc of Howard County was proud to be a part of The Arc Maryland's State Convention held Friday, May 17th at Turf Valley Resort. Honored at the event were Richard Dean and Annette Hinkle who each received The President's Award for their exceptional commitment to improve the quality of life for people with IDD. Lindsey Ritter & Diane Rogers, special education teachers at Laurel Woods Elementary School, were honored with The School Inclusion Award for their work in providing inclusive education opportunities for students with disabilities and Annie Caldwell was recognized as the outstanding Direct Support Professional -Employee of the Year for The Arc of Howard County. Cathy Cope was also honored as The Arc of Howard County's Volunteer of the Year for her commitment to the Arc and it's mission. Congratulations to all of the award winners and thank you to Arc Maryland for an outstanding 2019 State Convention! #supportthedream #TheArcMDConvention2019 #OpportUNITY ... See MoreSee Less
The Arc of Howard County would like to congratulate Erik Alexrod, Liz Burrage and Zanatta Wetzel! These future leaders of The Arc completed a year long leadership program and were honored at the MCE Leadership graduation ceremony on May 16th at Turf Valley Resort! #supportthedream #Leadership #hocomd ... See MoreSee Less
The Arc of Howard County is proud to be a part of this wonderful video! Produced by The Arc Maryland, The Heart for It film highlights the important work and level of commitment of our Direct Support Professionals, as they serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community. This is only a teaser! The video, in it's entirety, will premiere at The Arc Maryland's Convention this Friday, May 17th at Turf Valley Resort.
For those not attending the convention, or if you want to watch the video again, the video series will be available on The Arc Maryland's brand new YouTube channel following the premier!Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) play an important role in the lives of many people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and their fami... ... See MoreSee Less
Today's Shout Out goes to the wonderful people at McGriff Insurance Services and the BB&T Lighthouse Project who spent their day painting one of The Arc of Howard County's residential homes in the community! Painter's hats off to Megan Bates, Mike Walter, Carolyn Bedolla, Dayna Betz, & Ashley Poore, along with The Arc of Howard County's Jay Raksin and Marv Byrnes (and of course the supervisor, Dylan!) The new residents will love the beautiful new blue bedroom painted with your labor and your love!
McGrill Insurance Services and BB & T Lighthouse Project not only donated their time, they also donated all the paint and supplies along with donated funding to complete the project!
Thank you for supporting our mission of achieving full community life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities - one person at a time! #supportthedream #McGriffrocks #Lighthouseprojectbb&t · ... See MoreSee Less