We are getting ready for our Annual Signature Fundraiser
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We look forward to seeing you on Friday, February 27, 2015 at The Springfield Country Club!
Eileen MacDonald has been named Executive Director of The Arc of Delaware County by the Board of Directors. MacDonald officially assumed this new role on August 23.
“The Arc Board has unanimously selected Eileen to be our next Executive Director,” says Colleen Shepherd, President. “We have experienced many difficult changes in recent months, we need a leader who has a vision for how The Arc will build upon and advance nearly six decades of dedication and leadership to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Eileen has a commitment to The Arc’s core values and mission, and a capacity to strategically guide the association forward. The Board has great confidence that MacDonald will continue to develop rich and meaningful relationships with Arc members and our partners within the community.”
MacDonald’s background uniquely positions her to assume this post, as she was the former Development Director at The Arc, as well as the Social Recreation Coordinator, both of which functions are necessary to continue to run a successful organization today and into the future. Social Recreation is one of the most important resources our members depend on. MacDonald has been a volunteer with The Arc for over 10 years, following in the footsteps of her sister, brother-in-law and entire family, serving individuals with disabilities.
MacDonald states “I am honored to accept the appointment of Executive Director for The Arc and I look forward to my involvement in the bright future of our organization as we continue a tradition spanning over 50 years of service to the community. I appreciate the Board of Director’s confidence in me to work with them in tandem to continue to improve, strengthen and grow The Arc of Delaware County.”
On Monday, September 22, 2014 there will be a membership meeting of The Arc of Delaware County. The meeting will take place at the DCIU, Room #171, 200 Yale Avenue, Morton, PA 19070 at 7:00 PM.
This will give the membership an opportunity to meet the new Staff Members s well as Board Members. members will have the opportunity to offer suggestions and ask any questions they may have.
We ask that you please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Wee look forward to seeing everyone on the 22nd.
Meet & Greet Meeting
Monday, September 22, 2014
200 Yale Avenue
Morton, PA 19070
In November, Dr. Chaya Herzberg, a member of The Arc of Delaware County Board of Directors will be traveling to Haiti as part of a medical team. While there, she will be providing eye exams to children of several orphanages as well as adults in the community.
In order to assist the teams efforts, we are asking that anyone who has any unused prescription glasses, prescription sunglasses or reading glasses please send them to or drop them off to The Arc Office at 740 S. Chester Road, Suite G, Swarthmore, PA 19081.
We will be collecting glasses until October 31, 2014.
Please donate your glasses and join us in wishing Chaya the best of luck in this wonderful humanitarian and charitable effort.
2015 will mark 40 years of IDEA and 25 years of the ADA.
The Arc of Delaware County has joined the efforts of achieving six National goals by the end of 2015. The Goals include:
Click http://sixbyfifteen.org/ for further information on each of the goals.