Required Minimum Distributions are Back for 2021

December 1, 2021
In 2020, the CARES Act waived Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) for retirement accounts. However, if you are 70 ½ or older and have an IRA, you will be required to take RMDs in 2021, or suffer significant penalties. To use your RMD to make a… Read More

Friendsgivings and a Casino Trip Keep Consumers Busy this Fall

December 1, 2021
Two different Friendsgiving celebrations and a trip to Mount Airy Casino provided fun in-person social activities for The Arc of Essex County’s community inclusion, recreation, and respite consumers this fall. On November 7, a group of 10 adults… Read More

Holiday Express Returns for In-Person Fun

December 1, 2021
On November 30, more than 50 people from The Arc of Essex County’s group homes gathered to once again be treated to a festive Holiday Express celebration. With live music from the Holiday Express nine-piece band, seasonal decorations, character… Read More

Together We Make Things Possible: Giving Tuesday Success!

December 1, 2021
On November 30, The Arc of Essex County celebrated Giving Tuesday, a global movement that unleashes the power of people and organizations to transform their communities. Thanks to the generous donations from so many of our supporters, we rocketed… Read More

Help Arc Families this Giving Tuesday

November 28, 2021
Families that include individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities shouldered some of the most intense burdens of the last 20 months. The recent challenges with rising prices have only made relief more out of reach for many. On this… Read More