Good News on Election Day!
Good News on Election Day!

And The Award Goes To . . .

Along with the change of seasons, October brought our annual Community, Staff & Volunteer Awards ceremony—a chance to say thank you to those people who go above and beyond, especially in challenging times. This year, our ceremony was held outdoors and socially distanced, but we had a great time and are excited to share our winners with you. Click here to meet them and learn more about the positive impacts they made in our community. 

Have You Voted?

Your vote has power, your voice has value and can impact the future of people with disabilities locally, statewide, and nationally. Today is your LAST chance to vote in this year's election! 

We Can MOVE Maryland Forward Together!

You can help move Maryland's nonprofits forward with MOVE Maryland! This series of exciting virtual fitness classes combines fun with fundraising for your chosen nonprofit. Join the MOVEment today and mark your calendar for November 7, to have some fun and support the mission of The Arc Montgomery County!  Start your own team, or click here to join ours.

Transitioning Youth Resource Fair

This virtual resource fair is free and open to students and young adults with disabilities and their families.  Join us on Saturday, November 14, from 10 am-3:30 pm for this Zoom webinar.  Topics include the transition process, advocacy bootcamp, self-directed services, and DORS.    Closed captioning will be available.  Click here for more information and to register.  

Access, Equity, and Inclusion Town Hall

What are you doing to promote access, equity, and inclusion in your community? What can The Arc US do to support you in your endeavors? Let them know at their upcoming Town Hall on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 2 pm! Chapter staff, board members, people with IDD, their families and supporters, and advocates are all welcome to join.  Click here to register.

What If Generosity Was A Global Movement?

We have good news: it is!  Join us for Giving Tuesday, on December 1, 2020. Giving Tuesday is a global movement, unleashing the power of individuals and organizations to transform their communities and the world through generosity in every form: time, talent, money, and simple acts of sharing. There are many ways you can take part and help us spread the word! Mark your calendar now, and follow us on social media to learn more in the days ahead. 

Changes Are Coming to Ride On Bus Service

Montgomery County Department of Transportation has proposed a number of route changes to its Ride On service. A virtual public forum will be held regarding these changes on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Click here to visit the MCDOT website for more information and a virtual forum link.

It Feels Good To Smile

If you plan to do any shopping on Amazon during the holidays, there's an easy way you can share the holiday spirit and make someone smile.  Use AmazonSmile, designate The Arc Montgomery County, and Amazon donates to our organization at no cost to you!  That's a win-win!  Click here to visit AmazonSmile and help spread some joy this season.
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