The Arc of Tri-Cities Update
April - 2019
See below for activities, fun events and workshops.
The next MANDATORY Partners N' Pals workshop is scheduled for April 22nd at 5:30pm.
Dial-A-Ride Applications must be turned in ASAP
We currently only have enough applications for one camp with limited openings. Camp sites and preparations are being finalized soon and we will be basing camp size off the number of Dial-A-Ride applications turned in. If you would like your child to attend camp this summer, please attend the workshop and turn in the Dial-A-Ride application.
Partners N Pals
PNP Applications are ready for you to fill out

Changes are being made in Partners N Pals this year, every camper must apply for Dial-A-Ride eligibility. Please follow the steps to our new application process: 

Partners N Pals Application Process 

First Step
1.Fill out a Dial A Ride Application
2.Have your doctor or their office staff complete the "Medical Care Provider" Form
3.Turn both forms into The Arc of Tri-Cities- by May 6th

Second Step
1.Partners N Pals registration complete and turn into The Arc of Tri-Cities

*If using DDA dollars, camp cost must be pre-authorized by case-manager

**Use the forms to the right to complete the Dial-A-Ride application and turn all completed paperwork into The Arc of Tri-Cities**
For more information, check out the PNP web page
Mandatory workshops will be held April 22 and May 6 at 5:30pm. RSVP not required. Call 783-1131 for more info. 

Exception to policy for one-on-one service is due by May 15th. PNP and Dial A Ride applications must be submitted before filling out the exception to policy.
Partners N Pals LITs
The Arc of Tri-Cities is searching for youth ages 15 to 18 who want to make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities. Through the efforts of youth volunteers, The Arc of Tri-Cities is able to offer more children with disabilities a chance to participate in summer fun activities. If you have a child who is interested in volunteering, visit for more information
Three Part Special Education Series
Learn about Special Education, IEP, and resources available as Kennewick School District, Pasco School District and PAVE discuss Special Education for families. Click here to check out the flyer.

When: Part One: March 26, 6:00-7:30pm
Part Two: April 24 , 6:00-7:30pm
Part Three: May 22 , 6:00-7:00pm
Where: The Arc of Tri-Cities, 1455 SE Fowler
St., Richland, WA 99352
RSVP: Contact Melissa Brooks, RN or
(509) 783-1131, ext. 100 and for
Spanish speaking, Maria Ramos:,
(509) 619-2711
A Night with The Arc of Tri-Cities

Join us for the Event of the Year!
An evening of dining, laughing and camaraderie!
Don't miss this chance to win the bid on some incredible silent and live auction items - and at the same time,
raise money for vital programs for people with disabilities!
April 19
Red Lion Pasco
5 - 9 pm ... $65 pp

Pancake Breakfast
Join us for a delicious Pancake Breakfast on Saturday July, 13th from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. We will have raffle prizes up for grabs throughout the morning. Cost will be $10/individual or $25/family of five. Purchase your tickets at The Arc of Tri-Cities, participating PNP families and online. 
What: Pancake Breakfast

Where: The Arc of Tri-Cities 1455 Fowler St. Richland, WA 99352

When: Saturday July 13th, 7:00 am-10:30 am

Cost: $10/individual, $25/family of five
Sell $100 in tickets and receive a hat with The Arc of Tri-Cities logo. The family that has the highest ticket sales will receive a family pack from Chuck-E-Cheese

Fishing Day 2019
Fishing Day will be on Friday April 12, 2019.
All ages are welcome!
We will be fishing at the Columbia Park Pond in Kennewick from 4 - 6 PM
Have the opportunity to receive a fishing rod with bait and catch fish!
Event cost is $10 - Which covers the cost of the fishing rod and bait.

Click here to register online


Print the PDF and mail/deliver to The Arc of Tri-Cities

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Where: Columbia Park Fishing Pond – Kennewick
Time: 4:00—6:00 PM
What: Receive a fishing rod and have the
opportunity to catch fish in a stock pond
Cost: $10.00 (Covers fishing rod and a chance to fish)
Easter Egg Hunt

  The Arc of Tri-Cities invites all children with intellectual developmental disabilities ages 1 through 12 and their siblings to an Easter Egg Hunt.

Click here to register online

Date:  Saturday, April 20th,
         10:30 am Ages 1-3
         10:40 am Ages 4-7
         10:50 am Ages 8-12
Where: Columbia Point Park
Richland, WA
Cost: Free!
Thanks to the generous community donations from
-Ben Franklin Transit Employees, -Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints

Anime Club

The Anime club has been canceled for this month, please stay tuned for updates.
Benefits of Climbing
Jeff Riechmann of Courageous Kids Climbing will be
giving a FREE presentation on the benefits of wall and
rock climbing for children with special needs.

What: Climbing presentation
Where: The Arc of Tri-Cities
1455 Fowler St. Richland, WA 99352
When: Wednesday, May 8th 2019 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost: FREE

Contact Info:
Monique at
Bingo and Hot Dog Night
Join us for free Bingo and Hot Dogs on April 23rd from 5:30-7:30
Special thanks to Smart Law Offices

What: Bingo and Hot Dog Night
Where: The Arc of Tri-Cities
1455 Fowler St. Richland, WA 99352
When: Tuesday April 23rd 5:30-7:30
Cost: FREE

Swim Team 1 still has some openings left for athletes. If you are interested in joining the team contact Jesse Growe, the team coach at
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The Arc of Tri-Cities
1455 Fowler St.
Richland, WA 99352