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"Webster Bank is committed to living up to the communities we serve," said Ann Meade, Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at Webster Bank. We do this in part by supporting the Arc of Greater Plymouth, an organization that provides critical support for our developmentally challenged neighbors and their families. The people of Arc are true heroes in our community and we are honored to partner with them."
Ann Meade,
SVP Webster Bank
"Cool Gear International is honored to be a member of the Plymouth community and with that honor comes responsibility.  As a business leader, we are responsible for promoting the rights of those that are challenged to do so on their own.  Arc's programs and services allow our families, friends, and neighbors with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to reach their developmental goals through meaningful engagement in society.  This gift of inclusion is something that we can all be grateful for."
Donna Roth
Founder & CEO
Cool Gear International
Thank you to our Sponsors and Community Business Partners .

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December 2016
5th Annual Trik or Trot Race!!
It was a beautiful fall day for our Race with close to 400 runners! John Shea, a young man with disabilities and his new business Dog House Hot Dog Truck sold hot dogs; raffle items from Trader Joe's and Cape Cod Chocolatier, creative costumes and lots of kids! 

Click to view photos of the Race by photographer Denise Maccaferri.

Thank you to our generous Overall Race Sponsors Webster Bank, Rockland Federal Credit Union and Bay Coast Bank! 

Thank you to our generous Registration and T-Shirt Sponsors:
Harbor One Bank, Rockland Trust, JBS Printing, Plymouth Rotary, Cartmell Funeral, Shanahan Drywall, Alley Kat Lane, Eastern Bank, Seaside Club, Moe's Southwest Grill, Pediatric Performance, Tiny & Sons Glass, The Cleanist, Fruit Center Marketplace, GH Dunn Insurance, AAA Northeast and Susan O'Shea. Thank you to our runners!  Race proceeds will purchase adaptive technology such as i-pads and laptops for young adults in our "Turning 22" program at Archways Enterprises. This would not be possible without your help. We are truly grateful for your continued support!

The Arc of Greater Plymouth welcomes Deborah Thompson as new Director of Archways Enterprises, Inc.
Deb Thompson joins our agency with over 25 years of experience working with ID/DD and Autism populations in various capacities from paraprofessional with North River Collaborative to most recently Associate Executive Director for GROW Associates. 

Deb received a BA at Lesley University and M.Ed. at Salem State College.  Throughout her career, she has worked for several Arcs including the Arc of Northern Bristol County in Attleboro and Kent County Arc in Rhode Island. 
The Arc receives a Grant from Shaw's Supermarkets
Thank you to Shaw's Supermarket for providing The Arc with a grant of $1500 to provide Thanksgiving meals for our families in need.  We were able to provide 62 families with turkeys and "fixin's" and also staples for the long weekend. We are grateful for your support.

The Arc of Greater Plymouth's Giving Tree

United Way's 3rd Annual Grateful Giving: Keeping Kids Warm This Winter Coat Drive
Thanks to the United Way of Greater Plymouth The Arc received 30 coats which will be donated to residents at Algonquin Heights and our families in need this winter. Thank you United Way!
Arc Family Support staff receive coat donations from United Way.
Cupcake Wars
Pastry Chef Kasey Bishoff along with our Social Recreation staff led a baking class to discover the best cupcake in the Cupcake Wars held at For Goodness Cakes Bakeshop in Carver! 
Read the article in the Carver Reporter.

New Employees
Helen Platt - Community Connector
Christine Keenan- AFC Nurse
Sarah Rafferty- AFC Nurse
Maggie Ferguson- AFC Case Manager
Tiffany Phillips- Goodman, CBDS Specialist at Archways
Connie Marini-Maribett- CBDS Specialist at Archways
Deborah Sylvester Lane- ASD Specialist at Archways
Allison Massoud-Assistant Director at Archways