St. James CER hosted a meeting with area CER Directors, the Arc human services, rehab and provider representatives to update the adult education program for people with disabilities. Plans include researching opportunities in the arts, fitness programs, support programs reaching out to all adults with disabilities. Look for more information in upcoming articles.
Arc Southwest thanks the Otto Bremer Foundation for awarding Arc a grant to support the Arc family and friends program. Focus of the grant is strengthening the Arc presence in each community with local volunteers who will be addressing local needs for people with disabilities and their families.
Summer activities include the different dance drummer dance club, held in Fairmont at the Holiday Inn the third Sunday of the month, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and at Midtown Tavern in Mankato the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Friday nights are softball in Fairmont. Call the Arc office at 1-800-427-2895 for details.