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

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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.

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Happy Birthday!

Karen Gritmon recently celebrated her 57th birthday in her ARC home. Pictured standing from left: Renee Malivert, Daniela Janvier and Christine Welch.

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Who's Scared?

A July 18 trip to Rye Playland included a ride through the Haunted House. Pictured: ARC Direct Support Professional Ermithe Joseph, left, and Theresa Blossom.

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Outdoor Concert

A grassy lawn, great music and good friends were the ideal combination for a summer evening. From left: Roger Evans, Kevin McKenna and Alan Albert enjoy an outdoor concert at Ramapo College..