ARC of Rockland | 25 Hemlock Drive | Congers, NY | 10920 | 845-267-2500

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Home Run for ARC

ARC of Rockland is the proud recipient of proceeds from the New City Little League All Star Tournament. Harold Peterson (in suit and tie), President of the ARC of Rockland Foundation Board of Directors, is pictured here with the Suffern team,  winners of the the tournament. ARC thanks all of the players, coaches, families and supporters for their long time commitment to helping ARC create a lifetime of abilities for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

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In the News

ARC's  Prime Time Upper School received a visit from News 12 today. Reporter John Goff interviewed Gianluca Di Muccio, Curriculum Coordinator. Watch for the segment which may appear tonight at 6.

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ARC of Rockland in the News:

 ARC of Rockland planning to expand eWorks

http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/2014/07/28/sheltered-workshops-end-new-york/13301583/

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At Hopper House

Members of ARC's Art in Motion group studied the current exhibition at the Edward Hopper House in Nyack. Artist Melanie Rothschild's  Paint & Air. will be on display  through August 17.    http://www.edwardhopperhouse.org/melanie-rothschild-installation.html

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ARC Welcomes Gianluca Di Muccio

Gianluca Di Muccio of Tarrytown, NY, has been named Curriculum Coordinator for ARC of Rockland’s  Prime Time Upper School.  He earned a Master’s Degree in Special Education from the City College of New York, an Advanced Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Hunter College and an Advanced Certificate in School Building Leadership from SUNY New Paltz. Of the Prime Time Upper School, Mr. Di Muccio says, “I walked into a program that is extremely effective. I see my role as helping the school continue to succeed and grow.” In upcoming months, a pre-vocational center will be established in the Upper School with the goal of giving students experience in work-related skills necessary for future employment. To learn more about the Upper School for students ages 5-21 with autism spectrum disorders, please call 845.639.2425.

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Marine Corps thanks ARC's Franklin Square

Members of the Rockland Marine Corps League Auxiliary presented a Certificate of Appreciation to people enrolled in ARC’s Franklin Square campus in Pearl River for their efforts on behalf of the Puppy Rescue Mission. Franklin Square recycled more than 9,000 bottles and cans—the proceeds of which help to reunite soldiers/marines with canine friends whom they had bonded during tours in Afghanistan.

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Ride 'em Cowboy!

Housemates who live in an ARC residence donned the appropriate garb for Western Night at Provident Bank Park. Pictured from left: Mary Friedland, Doug Treu, Mary Bahr, Linda Herskovitz, Peter Wong, Francis Martin and Viola Debrix with Miraline Rivera.

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Icing on the Cake

With a smile on his face and a colorful hat on his head,  Peter Wong recently celebrated his birthday. Pictured with Mr. Wong is ARC staff member Deanne Lindsay.