The Messenger
A Newsletter From The Arc Dane County
Supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 65 years

January 2, 2019
There comes a day when you realize turning the page  
is the best feeling in the world because you realize  
there was so much more to the book than  
the page you were stuck on.   
~Zayn Malik
What's Happening at The Arc Dane County
2019 Fruit Sale - Happening Now!
Once again The Arc-Dane County is offering boxes of oranges and grapefruit, as well as, mixed fruit (half and half). Sweet California Navel Oranges and fresh Florida Indian River Red Grapefruit will be something to sink your teeth into and also receive the best tasting, healthiest fruit you'll find anywhere!
Orders will be accepted until January 31, 2019 .
Pick up date is Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Information about boxes and pick up locations on the order page. 

2019 Winter Ball Tickets Available
The date has been set for the 2019 Winter Ball!  Are you ready to dance the afternoon away, dressed in your winter best?  There will be plenty of dancing, hors d'ouevres, and time with friends.  Tickets are available now.
Sunday, February 10th
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Madison Concourse Hotel
Tickets must be pre-ordered by Wednesday January 30th. This event sells out quickly- get your ticket orders in before the deadline!
COST:  $5.00 for Arc-Dane County Members $10.00 for Non-members
Youth Leadership Forum - 2019 Applications Available.
The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with disabilities.  This forum is a project of the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities.
WHERE: Edgewood College, Madison,WI
WHEN: June 16 - 21, 2019
*  There is NO CHARGE to attend the YLF. General program expenses are paid for by the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WI-BPDD) and other sponsors.
Youth Leadership Forum is for:
  • Students who show leadership potential by being active in their school and community
  • Students who have a disability (physical, learning, cognitive, emotional, sensory, etc.)
  • Wisconsin residents
  • Students who are currently sophomores, juniors or seniors in high school
Why Attend the Youth Leadership Forum?
  • To give you a place to meet other students your age who are experiencing similar issues and concerns
  • To help you increase your leadership skills so you can further your future goals and reach them
  • To assist you in becoming a leader in your school and community.
Applications are due March 27, 2019.  Click here for more information and to start the application process.

In This Issue
Upcoming  Events

The Arc Dane County's 2019 Community Awards Banquet
April 25, 2019
Concourse Hotel
Award Nomination Forms coming soon!

The Arc National Events
The Arc Dane County is on the Move!
Our office has often been a place for members to stop by, meetings to take place, and staff to do the important work of The Arc Dane County.  We are very excited to announce that we are moving to a "new to us" location that will be even easier to access! 

As of February 1, 2019, our new address will be:
402 Gammon Place, Suite 360
Madison, WI  53719

We can't wait to see you in our new space!
For more event information click HERE, for online entry form click HERE 
For more event information click HERE, for online entry form click HERE

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The Arc Dane County | (608) 833-1199
6602 Grand Teton Plaza | Madison, WI 53719