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The Arc of Greater Plymouth Building Community Scholarship Winners

Since developing a partnership with The United Way of Greater Plymouth County in 2007, The Arc has sponsored a scholarship for graduating seniors who have demonstrated commitment to the human services field, through their friendships, mentoring, volunteering that foster greater community inclusion of people with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities. The $500 scholarship is a way for our agency to honor these individuals and the strengthening of community that they accomplished in their school years. Offered first in the two Plymouth High Schools, it now includes Rising Tide Charter School, Hanover High School and Duxbury High School.


The 2015 winners are:


Alexander Moody
PSHS (Shown above with Kristine Marquis of The Arc)


Gabrielle Sears

Sydney Lambert       Hanover High School

Colleen Fallon
Duxbury High School


Colby Goodall

Rising Tide Charter School - first graduating class.


Congratulations to all these exceptional young people. The Arc of Greater Plymouth wishes you every success in your future endeavors.

"The Arc of Greater Plymouth provides support to those in our community with intellectual disabilities. The Arc's wide range of services include shared living in family settings, respite care for families and providers when circumstances require, family support when loved ones situations can be overwhelming and even a food pantry for those in need. We support The Arc of Greater Plymouth for their hard work providing Care, Direction and Support to those in need in our community."

John Duggan

Duggan Builders



"This program (The Arc Employment Services) has had positive impact for our stores, our customers, our communities and our entire staff" "The employees that we bring in under programs such as the Arc are excellent; they are productive, do great work and add to the workplace culture."

Leo Vercollone


VERC Enterprises


"Webster Bank is committed to living up to the communities we serve," said Ann Meade, SVP, Commercial Banking, 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 be partnered with them."

Ann Meade

Senior Vice President

Webster Bank


Thank you to our Sponsors and Community Business Partners .

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May 2015 
On Sunday afternoon May 17 th the Sons of Serendip and the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra with Maestro Steven Karidoyanes enthralled an audience of 600 with their beautiful sounds. It was a great performance and as good as it gets!


The Sons of Serendip, America's Got Talent Finalist, with lead vocalist Micah Christian, Pianist Cordaro Rodriguez, Cellist Kendal Ramseur and Harpist Mason Morton entertained the crowd with "Wicked Games", "How Will I Know," "All I Want," and Hallelujah. They received a well-deserved standing ovation! Their collaboration with Steven Karidoyanes and the Phil Orchestra on "Somewhere Only we Know," "Ordinary World," and "Don't You Worry Child" was superb and left the audience on their feet. Very enjoyable Concert!

Thank you to Tasteful Adventures for the delicious appetizers!


Thank you to our Major sponsors Cool Gear, Cordage Commerce Center, Bay Coast Bank, Rockland Federal Credit Union, Webster Bank and Rhumbline Advisers.


Concert Proceeds benefit the individuals and families served by The Arc of Greater Plymouth. 
Grand Opening!
For Goodness Cakes Bake Shop

What a Grand Opening it was for our newest venture, For Goodness Cakes Bake Shop
on June 5 th!

Sales for our opening weekend topped $2000.The community of Carver embraced us with their support as did our other Arc friends and families.

There was a steady stream of customers all of whom wen  out smiling; some with a single goodie in hand and many others with a Pretty Pink box full of yummy pastries hand made by Pastry Chef Kasey! Huge kudos to Kasey Bishoff, Mark Pineo and Deborah Monopoli.


Already we have nearly a dozen specialty cake orders and other special orders from area business people for special events! The Plymouth Philharmonic has invited us to sell our pastries at all their events next year.


If you haven't visited us yet, please do; we appreciate your support!

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The Arc of Greater Plymouth Continues to Grow


Since settling in to our two new locations, many new faces have joined our Arc Staff. At Archways Enterprises- five new job coaches and an In House Individual Mentor , and at 52 Armstrong- a new community connector with our Shared Living Division.


 Job Coach-Alyson Cuttle comes to The Arc with experience in retail sales and is also a parent of a child with special needs , wanted to pursue part time work that would be meaningful and allow her time for her son as well. She feels her work experience here has made her a better parent as well as being very rewarding.


Job Coach-Stephanie Curran finds working with the different individuals an exciting experience. She especially appreciates how all the Arc staff have supported her adjustment to her new position.




 Job Coach-Jim Trottier retired teacher wanted to do something for the community and came to Archways Enterprises because he felt it was a great organization. He finds seeing the individuals interactions in the community as employees very satisfying.




Job Coach- David Forte a Physical Education Major at Bridgewater State University - finds the people the best part of the job. He enjoys the variety of locations and personalities involved in the many job sites where he provided support.






Chantal Krowel- In House Individual Mentor comes to The Arc from a position as Associate Relations Manager with a business firm. She presently is facilitating a weekly Women's Group where discussions about what is means to be women in today's society have led to many interesting discoveries and follow- on topics generated by the group each week.


Community Connector- Andrew Rajunas graduated from Bridgewater State University with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and has worked for several years in various roles in public schools. Andrew says "When I was finishing up my high school career, and starting to think about what career I wanted to pursue, I had one major goal in mind that I wanted my career to be centered on, and that was to help people. I enjoy helping others, and I wanted a job that I enjoy coming to each and every day, rather than a job I hate but go through the motions daily just because I may receive a bigger paycheck . I want a career where I actually feel that I am making a difference.