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Fore!

Fore! Join us for a day on the greens to support The Arc Alliance Guardianship Services and the individuals it serves. Monday, September 14, 2020, 12:00 PM Lederach Golf Club 900 Clubhouse Drive, Harleysville, PA 19438   12:00 PM Lunch 1:00 PM Shotgun Start     Golfer Package: Golfer Gift, Lunch, Golf, Cocktail Hour, Dinner - $150.00 Cocktail Hour & Dinner Only - $60.00               Order Your Tickets Here!               Sponsors Thank you to our sponsors! If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact Amanda Frangoulis, Director of Special Events and Corporate Sponsorships at 610-265-4700 x7092 or afrangoulis@thearcalliance.org Click here for more information about sponsoring this event.   [...]

By |2020-01-21T13:42:09-05:00September 14th, 2020|, , , , , , |0 Comments

Gin & All That Jazz

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Sunnybrook Ballroom 50 N Sunnybrook Road, Pottstown, PA 19464         The Roaring 20's are back! Sip your favorite cocktail, savor the delicious food, swing dance to live jazz music, and support The Arc Alliance! Costumes are encouraged, but not required. One lucky guest will receive a prize (valued at $190) for being the best dressed!         Live Music Live music and swing dance lessons will be provided by Parlour Noir         Our Venue Event will be held in the historical SunnyBrook Ballroom in Pottstown, PA Click here for more information on this exciting venue!         Tickets Early Bird Special: Tickets available at [...]

Awards Dinner 2020

The Arc Alliance Awards Dinner Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:30 PM Jeffersonville Golf Club 2400 West Main Street, Jeffersonville, PA 19403 Celebrate the empowering, life-enriching achievements of The Arc Alliance Award Recipients from your community.       Tickets on sale now! Award Winners: Please contact Amanda Frangoulis at 610-265-4700 x7092 or afrangoulis@thearcalliance.org to complete your registration. Thank you.   Sponsors Thank you to our sponsors: JP Mascaro & Sons, Tompkins VIST Bank, and Moles Flowers & Gifts If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact Amanda Frangoulis, Director of Special Events and Corporate Sponsorships at 610-265-4700 x7092 or afrangoulis@thearcalliance.org Click here for more information about sponsoring this event.

Will You Be Our Valentine?

Will You Be Our Valentine? Monday, February 10, 2020 ♥ 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM Carfagno's Main Street Pizzeria & Grille-Eagleville 3140 Ridge Pike Ste 1, Norristown, PA 19403 ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Mention you are supporting The Arc Alliance 15% of all dine-in, take-out, and delivery orders on Monday, February 10, 2020 will be donated to The Arc Alliance. Additionally, for every Sweetie Pie (trust us, it's delicious) sold between Monday, February 10 & Friday, February 14, $1 will be donated to The Arc Alliance. Click here for more information about this event.    

By |2020-01-15T11:55:15-05:00February 10th, 2020|, , , , , , |0 Comments

ACME Give Back Where It Counts

ACME Give Back Where It Counts - Reusable Bag Program When: The Entire Month of February 2020 Where: ACME Markets Tooper 2761 West Ridge Pike Norristown, PA 19403   We are so excited to share that The Arc Alliance has been selected to be a part of the ACME GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Reusable Bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for customers to contribute to their local community while supporting the environment.   For the month of February, every time a $3.00 reusable GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Bag is purchased at the ACME located in Trooper, $1 will be donated to The Arc Alliance. This is a great way to raise awareness, support the environment, and fundraise for our [...]

By |2020-01-22T12:11:53-05:00February 1st, 2020|, , , , , , |0 Comments

Restaurant Week 2019

The Arc Alliance is proud to partner with local community restaurants and breweries for fundraising! RSVP details, and fundraising details are below. Click the links to learn more! September 5, 4PM to 9PM, The Black Gryphon, Elizabethtown, PA RSVP by calling 610-983-9333 mention fundraising event for The Arc Alliance Voucher needs to be presented at time of service. Voucher can be found in event Photos. September 6, 1PM to 8PM, IHOP, Lancaster, PA https://www.groupraise.com/events/97364-the-arc-alliance-at-ihop Mention to server at time of service that you are supporting The Arc Alliance September 7, 6:30AM to 9PM, Corner Bakery Cafe, Newtown, PA https://www.groupraise.com/events/97362-the-arc-alliance-at-corner-bakery-cafe Present groupraise site at check out; to-go orders (phone calls only) mention on call September 8, 3PM to 6PM, Chestnut Hill Brewing Company, Philadelphia, PA [...]

Interview With Kelly Weiss

On June 4th we had the pleasure of interviewing Kelly Weiss, the Owner & Operator of Perkiomen Valley Brewery, which will be opening at the end of June 2019.   It is a local community nano brewery located in the Green Lane area of Montgomery County.  The family created a comfortable place to gather in a mobility and sensory friendly environment.  The brewery plans in the future to provide jobs for individuals with disabilities that are under-represented in the workforce. Please visit their website:  https://perkiomenvalleybrewery.com/ - they are also on Facebook and Instagram! Watch the video below or follow the link to BCTV's website to learn more! https://youtu.be/nVXQwjptVvI https://www.bctv.org/video/employment-innovated-jobs-for-individuals-with-disabilities-6-4-19/ 

Congratulations Amy Daly and Matt Maikits!

Congratulations Amy Daly and Matt Maikits! Nominated by their supervisors, The Arc Alliance Advocacy Services' Supports Coordinators, Amy Daly and Matt Maikits, were award recipients at this year's Max Award Ceremony. They were nominated for providing excellent support to their caseloads and going above & beyond for their individuals to ensure they are not only healthy and safe but have a quality of life that they deserve.

Governor Wolf Proclamation – Direct Support Professional Recognition Week Sept. 9-15, 2018

Direct Support Professionals play a critical role for individuals with disabilities and their families. In many cases these staff become almost as close as family. The Arc Alliance and all our staff are honored to be part of our families lives. We are also happy that Governor Wolf has taken time to recognize those in our community who have dedicated their lives and careers to supporting individuals with disabilities and their families. As you see Governor Wolf has crafted and presented a state proclamation, identifying, September 9-15 2018 as a time to recognize and appreciate those professionals who contribute to the enhancement of the lives of individuals with disabilities. Although many families share their appreciation regularly with direct support staff, we urge you [...]

By |2018-09-13T10:24:28-04:00September 13th, 2018|Arc news, Blog, Blogroll|0 Comments

Someone In Our Corner – by Anne Marie Newell

My son Matthew's journey started when my son was diagnosed with PDD at 21 months.  We were soon thereafter introduced to MARC because we were told that he was entitled to certain therapies at home, including speech, OT and PT too, I believe.  These people were frequent visitors in our home to help Matthew bridge the gap in the areas that needed boosting, so they were coming often 2x per week.  As you can imagine, the therapists would eventually feel like friends because of the amount of time they spend with you and your child.  It is a good thing to have when you are just starting to get used to the "new life" with the impact the diagnosis can have on you as the [...]

By |2018-03-23T11:15:29-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Autism, Blog, Blogroll, Stories|0 Comments

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Upcoming Events

  1. ACME Give Back Where It Counts

    February 1 - February 29
  2. Awards Dinner 2020

    March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm