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♦ OCTOBER & November 2016 EVENTS ♦


Grassroots Newsletter Summer 2016


♦ SibTalk Registration
Discussion, activities, games and
snacks for kids ages 8 to 12 who
have a sibling with a disability.
Request an application at
or 717-394-5251.


♦ Family Information Sessions
Join us October 20th from 6-8 pm
to hear Steve Suroviec from RCPA
give an update on employment related
issues, changes for vocational facilities
and service definitions related to employment.
Click HERE for more information!
RSVP ~ to 717-394-5251 or


ABLE Accounts
Come join us on Nov. 7th from 6-8 pm
as we discuss ABLE accounts, what 
they are and how they can help you!
Location: The Blair Room, 630 Janet Ave,
Lancaster, PA 17601.
RSVP ~ to 717-394-5251 or


♦ Relationships Training
Join us to talk about getting
along with the people in your life!
Sessions are facilitated by the YWCA.
Click HERE for more details.
RSVP ~ to 717-394-5251 or

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CommunityAid Bin Sites for The Arc


S.O.S. Donation Card for:
Park City Diner and
Knight and Day Diner
Get one now and support The Arc


Lancaster-Lebanon Local Task Force


Millersville University and Elizabethtown College Best Buddies and The Arc join forces in creating friendships


Event & Program Pictures
Family and Friends Picnic
Ride to Achieve



The Arc

Public Policies
Action Alert

     The Arc has teamed with Millersville University and Elizabethtown College Best Buddies in creating opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).


     If your are an individual age 18 and older, interested in being matched with a buddy and would like additional information, email Millersville University at or Elizabethtown College, Shelby Brown at


To join Best Buddies

1. go to
2. go to tab Membership Application / College
3. pick Member type “new” or “returning”. If joining for the first time you are a new member
4. select PA and which college program you want (either Millersville or Elizabethtown). Go to next page.
5. enter your information, address, and answer questions. Go to next page
6. pick your role. If you have a disability, it will ask you to be a Buddy or Associate Buddy. Generally you pick Buddy and let the chapter work out the details. Go to next page
7. provide emergency contact information and other information. Go to next page
8. sign agreements.
9. You will then get an email giving you information about joining their group.