Advocacy and Programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: EMPOWERMENT… INNOVATION… INCLUSION. The Arc of Greensboro is an organization of and for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and their families, promoting and protecting their human rights and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

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The Annual Business & Awards Banquet
May 17, 2016

It Happens Once a Year!

You're Invited

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 6-8 PM at
St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church
Address: 2715 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410

  • Dinner provided
  • Visit & network with friends
  • Meet old & new board of directors
  • Congratulate award winners
  • Recognize special achievements
  • Bid farewell and show appreciation to outgoing board members
  • Visit our Market Place featuring Beyond The Canvas, arcBARKS & Able Earth Clay Creations RSVP to Linda Yurko: 336-373-1076 or lyurko@arcg.org
  • Special Thanks to the Board of Directors, Staff & family members for food donations & The Arc Jr. Connection for set-up, drinks & dessert.

    Guest Speaker: John Nash, Executive Director
    of The Arc of N.C.

    John will give us an update on Legislative Issues and what's new at
    The Arc of North Carolina.
     

    Check out our full calendar to see all upcoming events:

     
     
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Events at a Glance:
Jul
5
Tue
10:00 am Able Earth Clay Creations – Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio
Able Earth Clay Creations – Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Able Earth Clay Creations - Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States
Join our fun and relaxing clay studio and learn how to make one-of-a-kind functional clay creations.  Instructional techniques like hand-building, slab rolling and glazing.
Jul
7
Thu
10:00 am Able Earth Clay Creations – Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio
Able Earth Clay Creations – Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Able Earth Clay Creations - Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States
Join our fun and relaxing clay studio and learn how to make one-of-a-kind functional clay creations.  Instructional techniques like hand-building, slab rolling and glazing.
Jul
12
Tue
10:00 am Able Earth Clay Creations – Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio
Able Earth Clay Creations – Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Able Earth Clay Creations - Classes @ Able Earth Clay Creations Studio | Greensboro | North Carolina | United States
Join our fun and relaxing clay studio and learn how to make one-of-a-kind functional clay creations.  Instructional techniques like hand-building, slab rolling and glazing.

Challenger Sports League

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Challenger Sports LeagueThe success of the Greensboro Challenger League reflects an extraordinary collaboration of parents and community organizations. Parents dedicate their time and energies to coach and support their children. The Greensboro Department of Parks & Recreation arranges access to a baseball field on Saturday mornings during the spring and fall as well as a gymnasium for adaptive basketball during the winter. Particpants also enjoy bowling on Saturday afternoons during the winter. The Greensboro Grasshoppers kick off the spring Challenger season with a baseball practice clinic at NewBridge Bank Park.


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Employment

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Since 1990, The Arc of Greensboro has offered vocational guidance and supported employment for the region’s working-age adults with intellectual disabilities. An essential component of those services is reshaping public policy to expand employment opportunities for people with intellectual and/or physical limitations or disabilities.


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Advocacy

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Advocacy groups offer participants opportunities to be actively involved in decisions that affect their lives. Monthly meetings include discussion about voting, legislature, and other relevant topics that directly impact individuals with I/DD.


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Artistic Programs and Initiatives

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The Arc of Greensboro offers different art programs that provide creative outlets that help build self confidence, patience, and socialization.


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To sign up, download the Sign Up Form, fill it out, and send it to lchampion@arcg.org.

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View The Arc of Greensboro's Accomplishments

In 2013-15, The Arc of Greensboro was the beneficiary of 10 grants totaling $380,445, for special programs and projects. These grants included:

United Way Greater Greensboro Supported Employment Programs $67,172
Supported Employment Programs $66,836
Education and Support Programs $72,249
Education and Support Programs $71,888
CFGG Future Fund Grand arcBARKS $7,500
Lincoln Financial Foundation Adult Supported Employment $20,000
Lorillard Operation Santa Claus $3,800
Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation arcBARKS Dog Treat Program $5,000
arcBARKS Dog Treat Program $15,000
TE Connectivity Foundation arcBARKS Dog Treat Program $5,000
Mary Preyer Fund Able Earth Clay Creations $5,000
Mary Lynn Richardson Fund Able Earth Clay Creations $3,000
Hayworth Foundation Beyond The Canvas Art Program $7,500
Beyond the Canvas Art Program $8,000
CarMax Foundation Challenger Sports League $10,000
Challenger Sports League $5,000
 Grace Jones Richardson Foundation General Operating $1,000
St.Pius Tenth Catholic Church Employment & Leadership Programs $2,500
Wells Fargo Foundation arcBARKS $7,000
Weaver Foundation arcBARKS $500
Piedmont Natural Gas arcBARKS $1,500

We would also like to thank our special donors.