2013 Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Night

The Arc held its 2013 Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Night May 10 at Wrights Mill Farm in Canterbury.
Pomfret Resident Betty Hale was honored for her years of support to The Arc.
Pomfret Resident Betty Hale was honored for her years of support to The Arc.
Aubuchon Manager Kristin Bedard accepts the Education Employer Award with Education Services Student Evan, who works at Aubuchon, and Administrator of Education Dawn Lazaroff.
Aubuchon Manager Kristin Bedard accepts the Education Employer Award with Education Services Student Evan, who works at Aubuchon, and Administrator of Education Dawn Lazaroff.
Jeff Bousquet was honored for donating the proceeds from this year's Bousquet's Ice Fishing Derby to The Arc - $5,300 was raised!
Jeff Bousquet was honored for donating the proceeds from this year's Bousquet's Ice Fishing Derby to The Arc - $5,300 was raised!
The Arc Board Member Lynn Bourque was honored for her work on the capital campaign and on the board.
The Arc Board Member Lynn Bourque was honored for her work on the capital campaign and on the board.
Lisbon Walmart was honored as the Supported Employment Employer of the Year. Presenting the award were David Barton, far left, of teh Supported Employment offive and Nicole Williams, far right, Director of Supported Employment. Receiving the award were Lisbon Walmart's Training Coordinator Anna McCord and Personnel Manager Deborah Varella.
Lisbon Walmart was honored as the Supported Employment Employer of the Year. Presenting the award were David Barton, far left, of teh Supported Employment offive and Nicole Williams, far right, Director of Supported Employment. Receiving the award were Lisbon Walmart's Training Coordinator Anna McCord and Personnel Manager Deborah Varella.
Ron and Donna Coderre were recognized for their efforts as Chairpersons of the agency's Giving Appeal.
Ron and Donna Coderre were recognized for their efforts as Chairpersons of the agency's Giving Appeal.
Betty Hale, Julie Ann Dupont and Sylvia Danenhower enjoying The Arc's event.
Betty Hale, Julie Ann Dupont and Sylvia Danenhower enjoying The Arc's event.
Founding mother Norma Cassettari (far right). The Arc wouldn't be here without her!
Founding mother Norma Cassettari (far right). The Arc wouldn't be here without her!
Volunteer of the Year Patti Burke and her husband Chris. Thanks Patti!
Volunteer of the Year Patti Burke and her husband Chris. Thanks Patti!
More volunteers Vic Marquis and his wife Doris and Rita Durand.
More volunteers Vic Marquis and his wife Doris and Rita Durand.
Thank you volunteers! Administrative Assistant Sandi Riemann with volunteers Joan Fox and Liz Geary.
Thank you volunteers! Administrative Assistant Sandi Riemann with volunteers Joan Fox and Liz Geary.
Self Advocate Coordinator Jamie Lazaroff, Administrator of Education Dawn Lazaroff and Ed Lazaroff.
Self Advocate Coordinator Jamie Lazaroff, Administrator of Education Dawn Lazaroff and Ed Lazaroff.
Some Education Services Department members enjoying the night!
Some Education Services Department members enjoying the night!
Jeff and Jessica Rawson, great supporters of The Arc!
Jeff and Jessica Rawson, great supporters of The Arc!
Board Member Mary Ellen Snyder and Self Advocate of the Year Abby Snyder.
Board Member Mary Ellen Snyder and Self Advocate of the Year Abby Snyder.
Board members Pam Brown, Honora Butts and Lynn Bourque.
Board members Pam Brown, Honora Butts and Lynn Bourque.
Board members Pam Brown, Honora Butts and Lynn Bourque.
Board members Pam Brown, Honora Butts and Lynn Bourque.
The 2013 Retirement Services award winner, Betty.
The 2013 Retirement Services award winner, Betty.
The 2013 Everett O'Keefe award winner, Angel.
The 2013 Everett O'Keefe award winner, Angel.
Self Advocate of the Year Abby Snyder.
Self Advocate of the Year Abby Snyder.
Supported Employment Achievement Award Winner Brian.
Supported Employment Achievement Award Winner Brian.
Day Services Achievement Winner Shana with Day Services Director Colleen and Executive Director Susan Desrosiers.
Day Services Achievement Winner Shana with Day Services Director Colleen and Executive Director Susan Desrosiers.
2013 Volunteer of the Year Patti Burke with Administrator of Development, Public Relations and Facilities Linda Lamoureux.
2013 Volunteer of the Year Patti Burke with Administrator of Development, Public Relations and Facilities Linda Lamoureux.
The 2013 Norma Cassettari Award Winner Ann Tetreault with Gene Michael Deary, Linda Lamoureux and Susan Desrosiers.
The 2013 Norma Cassettari Award Winner Ann Tetreault with Gene Michael Deary, Linda Lamoureux and Susan Desrosiers.
Residential Achievement Award Winner Gloria with Director of Residential Services Sue Cristofori.
Residential Achievement Award Winner Gloria with Director of Residential Services Sue Cristofori.
Thank you Gene Michael for five years as The Arc's Board President.
Thank you Gene Michael for five years as The Arc's Board President.
This year's Star Award Winners with Susan Desrosiers, Matt Stringer, Emily Groves, Regena Flaherty, Erin Lambert, Nikki Hammon and Jade Flynn.
This year's Star Award Winners with Susan Desrosiers, Matt Stringer, Emily Groves, Regena Flaherty, Erin Lambert, Nikki Hammon and Jade Flynn.
The 2013 Board of Directors!
The 2013 Board of Directors!

Thanks to Al Berger, or Uncle Al, for providing the music of the night!
Thanks to Al Berger, or Uncle Al, for providing the music of the night!


Linda Lamoureux, Ron Coderre and Emily Groves.
Linda Lamoureux, Ron Coderre and Emily Groves.



The development team: Sandi Riemann, Linda Lamoureux and Emily Groves.
The development team: Sandi Riemann, Linda Lamoureux and Emily Groves.