Celebrating Thanksgiving with The Arc of Essex County

November 23rd, 2016

Throughout the month of November, The Arc of Essex County celebrated Thanksgiving with residents, attendees, students, and families.  On Thursday, November 10th the residents and staff of the Ashwood group home hosted their families for an annual Thanksgiving celebration.  The residents look forward to hosting their families each year, showing off their home, and working with staff to cook a traditional turkey dinner. 

The Creative Visions day program followed suit on Friday, November 18th with a homemade feast prepared by the staff!  Attendees and staff indulged in turkey, fried chicken, mac 'n cheese, stuffing, pie and more.

Finally, on Tuesday, November 22nd, the students of the Stepping Stones School enjoyed their Thanksgiving celebrations with a lesson about the pilgrims and Indians and a holiday meal.  Nearly 30 siblings and family members joined the students for their holiday feast and to wish one another well.