CDS Monarch Blog

CDS Life Transitions Hosts Coffee with the CEO Session

CDS Life Transitions President/CEO Sankar Sewnauth met with staff at our Unistel Industries Blossom Road location Thursday, June 16th to talk about...



Mission Champion: Emily Fisher, CDS Monarch

Emily Fisher started as a treatment coordinator at CDS Monarch in November of 2014 in Without Walls (WOW) at our Webster Creative Opportunities (W...



CDS Monarch Hosts Health & Wellness Fair

CDS Monarch hosted its annual Health & Wellness Fair Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Wolf Life Transitions Center in Webster. Vendors from across the Roches...



Giving Thanks This Season

It's easy to get swept up in the rush of everyday life. As we grow busy with what's happening around us, it's good to take a moment to reflect upon...



CDS Monarch Individual Recognized for William B. Joslin Outstanding Performer Award Nomination

Rochester, N.Y. – Nov. 12, 2015 – The William B. Joslin Award is given to an individual with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities



CDS Monarch Teams up with Genesee Community College Human Services Students

Rochester, N.Y. – Nov. 2, 2015 – Individuals from CDS Monarch’s Without Walls, which provides opportunities for drama, music and art therapy...



Staff Highlight: Touria Banour

Touria has worked at CDS Monarch since June of 2010. She started as a Support Specialist at Roxwell before transferring to Blended Creative Oppo...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Athletes Bring Home Gold Medals

On October 16th and October 17th the New York State Fall Games were held in Glens Falls, New York. Approximately 1,000 athletes and coaches from al...



Staff Highlight: Linda Lizzo

Linda Lizzo started at CDS Monarch in October of 2012 as a part-time aquatic fitness instructor. In 2011, she accepted a full-time position as a re...



Staff Highlight: Theresa Collett

Theresa Collett has worked at CDS Monarch since 2002. She started as a Support Specialist at our Park Circle residence and then became residence ma...



CDS Monarch's Kenny M. - Actor, Special Olympics Athlete, and now, Model

Kenny, actor and Special Olympics athlete for CDS Monarch, was featured as part of a collaboration between the George Eastman House Internationa...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Soccer Team Brings Home the Silver

The Special Olympics Super Regional Soccer Tournament was held on Saturday, September 26th at Total Sports Experience in Rochester. CDS Monarch had...



Staff Highlight: Michelle Tucker

Michelle Tucker has worked at CDS Monarch since November 2013. She started as an administrative assistant for Human Resources but has since become ...



CDS Monarch Special Olympics Teams Bring Home Silver Medals at Bocce Tournament

CDS Monarch Special Olympic athletes participated in the Super Regional Bocce Tournament on Saturday, September 12th at the Toccolana Club in Rome,...



CDS Monarch Hosts 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Many gathered outside CDS Monarch's Wolf Life Transitions Center this morning in front of the American Flag, waving above a monument that reads, "A...