Per the Arc Montgomery County: The Arc Montgomery County kicked off their 65thanniversary on Sunday, June 25, 2023 on the beautiful campus of the Barrie School. The event, with full reserved capacity of over 300 registered attendees, included the installation of the 2023-2024 Board of Directors, presented by Montgomery County Council President Evan Glass, and an awards ceremony recognizing community partners, including Montgomery Parks Program Access, who have gone above and beyond in supporting The Arc’s mission of inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Immediately following the awards ceremony there was a celebration picnic with a grill buffet, DJ, raffle prizes, a moon bounce, arts & crafts, and a photo booth for everyone of all ages and abilities to celebrate together. Councilmember Will Jawando delivered a proclamation honoring this historic anniversary during a cake-cutting ceremony.
Attending special guests included Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Council President Evan Glass and Vice President Andrew Friedson, and Montgomery County Councilmembers Will Jawando, Gabe Albornoz, Natalie Fani-Gonzalez, and Dawn Luedtke. Attending guests also included people supported by The Arc Montgomery County, their family members, employees, community partners and sponsors, and volunteers.
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