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2020 Celebration of Stars Awards

2020 Celebration of Stars Each year The Arc of Dutchess celebrates the stars among us by recognizing the change-makers in our community who continuously work to ensure an inclusive environment for everyone who lives and works in Dutchess County. This year, Celebration of Stars is going DIGITAL! Be sure to tune into Facebook and Instagram … Continue reading Events

Arc Of Dutchess at Think Differently Dash 2019

Arc Of Dutchess at Think Differently Dash 2019 Written by Michael Rao. On Friday September 6th, The Arc Of Dutchess once again participated in the 2019 Think Differently Dash. They did a 1 mile race in running or walking. They did a great job and Dutchess County Executive  Marc Mollinaro reminded us how to Think … Continue reading Arc Of Dutchess at Think Differently Dash 2019

Think Differntly Dash 2018

Think Differently Dash 2018 The Arc of Dutchess once again participated  in The Think Differently Dash! and everyone had a good time. It was a big turnout! After the dash everybody stayed for the city of Poughkeepsie’s First Friday, There was music and vendors and a karate demo. Michael Rao and Evan Oster both ran … Continue reading Think Differntly Dash 2018

2019 Celebration of Stars Award Nominations

2019 Celebration of Stars Each year The Arc of Dutchess celebrates the stars among us by recognizing the change-makers in our community who continuously work to ensure an inclusive environment for everyone who lives and works in Dutchess County. The annual event celebrates innovation, talent, and vision among those working to make Dutchess County a better … Continue reading Events

Important Informational Meetings Scheduled About Medicaid Service Coordination. Everyone is invited to attend.

The current MSC program is being transformed by OPWDD to Care Coordination. This is due to a federal government requirement. As of July 1, 2018 MSC agencies will no longer provide this service since Care Coordination will be provided by Care Coordinators who will work for a Care Coordination Organization (CCO). Care Design NY (CDNY) … Continue reading Important Informational Meetings Scheduled About Medicaid Service Coordination. Everyone is invited to attend.

2017 Think Differently Dash

2017 Think Differently Dash On June 10, 2017 The Arc of Dutchess once again sponsored the Think Differently Dash, a one mile walk/run down Main Street in Poughkeepsie. Attendance was increased from last year’s inaugural race with a large turnout from The Arc of Dutchess team. The weather was fine and everyone had a wonderful … Continue reading 2017 Think Differently Dash

Annual Clinic Garden Plant Sale

  Annual Clinic Garden Plant Sale For the third year in a row the Clinic at The Arc of Dutchess has hosted a plant sale to make money to buy more outdoor plants for our therapy garden.  Michelle Dancey, Rehab Counselor,  works together with Anna Frankel, Clinic Director, and a few of the people she supports on … Continue reading Annual Clinic Garden Plant Sale

9th Annual Partners at Work Breakfast

9th Annual Partners at Work Breakfast On Wednesday, May 23rd The Arc of Dutchess held its 9th Annual Partners at Work Breakfast. Guests were greeted by the energetic music of the Raspberry Fiddlers from Stringendo. The breakfast was described as entertaining, fun, and informative.  Emcee, Frank M. Castella, Jr. President and CEO of the Dutchess County … Continue reading 9th Annual Partners at Work Breakfast

2019 Celebration of Stars Awards

2019 Celebration of Stars Awards SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2020 CELEBRATION OF STARS September 26th 2019 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel! Every year The Arc of Dutchess Board of Directors and Foundation Board take time to acknowledge and honor those who volunteer their time, talent and treasures to not only our organization but the … Continue reading 2019 Celebration of Stars Awards

Think Differently Dash

Friday, September 6, 2019 The Arc of Dutchess will once again participate in the ‘Think Differently Dash’ on Friday, September 6, 2019. The Dash is a 1 mile run/walk celebrating individuals with special abilities. ALL are welcome to participate. Please contact events@walkway.org  for more information and to register. Hope to see you there! The Dutchess … Continue reading Think Differently Dash