Embassy Suites Acknowledges The Arc's Candes Reid During Customer Appreciation Event

March 1st, 2017

On Tuesday, February 28, the Embassy Suites of Parsippany acknowledged Candes Reid, Assistant Director of Day Services at The Arc of Essex County during a customer appreciation event.  As the manager of The Arc of Essex County's Hotel Overnight Respite Program, Candes has maintained a 16+ year relationship with Embassy Suites fostering awareness and acceptance of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities amongst the property's staff.

The Arc of Essex County's Hotel Overnight Respite program is hosted for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities one weekend per month.  Extending from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, consumers are provided with opportunities to participate in community and hotel based activities to fill their weekend.  During this time, families are able to take time to relax, recharge, and manage family life while their loved ones enjoy themselves with their peers.  

For additional information regarding The Arc of Essex County's Hotel Overnight Respite program, visit http://arcessex.org/services/adult-services/respite/overnight-respite/ or contact Senior Director of Supports Program Services Melissa Soules at msoules@arcessex.org or (973) 535-1181 ext. 1262.