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Back-to-School Shopping On Your Mind? Use AmazonSmile to Benefit The Arc!

August 2, 2017
The school year will be here before you know it, so why not get a head start on your shopping? Pens, pencils, notebooks, and more! Make it easier on yourself and buy all of your back-to-school essentials on Amazon. But first!—visit… Read More

The Arc to Launch New “Residential Corner” Column in the September Edition of The Guardian

August 2, 2017
In mid-June, The Arc of Essex County hosted our Annual Membership Meeting and a free housing workshop focused on challenges and clear opportunities associated with planning for independent living.  As a result of the overwhelming attendance and… Read More

Verona Knights of Columbus Names The Arc of Essex County as a Beneficiary of its Special Citizens Drive

July 28, 2017
On Thursday, July 27th, the Knights of Columbus Father James J. Kelly Council #3632 of Verona and Cedar Grove concluded its Special Citizens Drive with a check presentation ceremony.  The Arc of Essex County was delighted to attend to accept a… Read More

Camp Hope 2017 Underway; Create Play Campaign Momentum Continues

July 28, 2017
Phase one of construction concluded earlier this Spring and Camp Hope officially opened for its 61st season on July 5.  Since then, the campers have thoroughly enjoyed each themed week and all of the new features added to camp as part of the Create… Read More

The Arc Remembers Frank Lodeserto and John Cook

July 25, 2017
Francesco “Frank” Lodeserto, was a long time attendee and resident of The Arc of Essex County, living in the Belmont group home since 1982 and attending a variety of day programs over the years (including Avenues, Caldwell CRC, and, most recently,… Read More

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