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Reaching Dreams Newsletter

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Reaching Dreams - Fall/Winter 2016

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  • Straight From Peggy: The business world is changing and we must adapt
  • Monarch employment support program helps Kiara Camp take one step at a time toward progress
  • Mark Ritchie’s life is cooking: How he is achieving his dream to become a chef
  • Smart home technology in select Monarch homes offers newfound independence to residents
  • A Parent Nancy Smoak shares why she supports Monarch... And much more

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Reaching Dreams - Spring/Summer 2016

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  • Straight From Peggy: Why Monarch is growing to meet the needs of the people statewide
  • Families are Forever: Residents of a Monarch home create a sense of friendship and family
  • Monarch partners with MCOs to operate four Facility Based Crisis programs
  • Miracles: William Arnold once lived in despair, but finds home in recovery and dream to become a personal trainer
  • Monarch’s Studio 651 features a new, more community inclusive day program
  • Laverne Schultz shares why he supports Monarch... And much more

Reaching Dreams - Fall/Winter 2015

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  • Straight From Peggy: How Monarch is navigating Medicaid Reform
  • Monarch’s Mobile Crisis team stands ready to respond
  • Special Olympic Athlete Experiences ‘Unbelievable’ year
  • Finding a job that works: Kimberly Darnell says Monarch’s employment program is a life changer
  • Higher Education Program proves live on a college campus goes “Beyond Academics”
  • Arc of Stanly honors local leaders

Reaching Dreams - Spring/Summer 2015

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  • Straight From Peggy: Reflecting on Monarch’s 10 years of providing behavioral health
  • Steve’s story: ‘Loved back to life’ from a substance use addiction
  • Katie Smitham finds Monarch as a place to learn and grow
  • People Who Care: USF students partner with Monarch for Service Spring Break
  • What’s behind the Clubhouse Model? Monarch announces partnership with Club Horizon
  • Kristina Winkler shares why she supports Monarch, Annual Report… And much more

Reaching Dreams - Fall/Winter 2014

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• Straight From Peggy: How and why Monarch continues to grow
• Antonio's Snack Bar: Monarch helps man start his own business, which serves
  as hope for others
• Monarch receives top awards
• Technology helps improve lives, opens doors for people with disabilities
• Monarch helps families cope with their loved ones' mental illness
• And much more

 

Reaching Dreams - Spring/Summer 2014

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• Straight From Peggy: Personal insight into the state’s Medicaid reform process
• Charlie’s Story: Man says his faith, giving back and Monarch assisted in his recovery
• Monarch’s Open Access Model: Decreasing wait times and keeping people out of the
  Emergency Department
• May is Mental Health Month
• Monarch partners with North Carolina universities to enhance and expand quality care
• Joy Prom photos and more...

 

Reaching Dreams - Fall/Winter 2013

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  • Straight From Peggy: Why Monarch continues to grow
  • Shianne Jackson For President. How a letter from President Obama inspires a young man to campaign
  • In his own words: Tarik Kiley shares his journey of struggle and recovery
  • Cover Story - Lindsey Colavito doesn’t allow scars to define her
  • The Arc, Monarch and community partners hold health screenings for people with disabilities
  • Monarch’s Honor Roll of Donors ...And much more

Reaching Dreams - Spring/Summer 2013

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  • Straight from Peggy about some important legislative changes  
  • Author, Poet Carolyn Morman shares her struggles with mental illness and how her poetry helps her to cope and educate
  • Geoffrey Guile shares reveals how photography serves as a type of therapy
  • People supported at River City Achievement Center join Toastmasters
  • Golden Girl: Stephanie Jamie brings home a gold medal from Winter World Games in South Korea
  • Monarch encourages people to explore microenterprise
  • 2013 Donor Report  ...And much more

Reaching Dreams - Winter 2012

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  • Straight from Peggy
  • Living Again: One man shares how Monarch helped save his life
  • Matt has possibilities: A sibling’s perspective of her brother’s disability
  • Bate Foundation awards $30,000 to Monarch for community garden in New Bern
  • Heritage Club helps student in need
  • People with disabilities, families, advocates meet elected officials during Advocacy Day
  • Living in the Moment: The Impact of Mindfulness
  • Family Reunion: After years, Ernest Hargrove is reunited with his loved ones
  • Why one family supports Monarch
  • Staff Spotlight and much more

Reaching Dreams - Spring 2012

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  • Straight from Peggy
  • Project Cupid
  • Research Study: Monarch Selected to Participate in National Nutrition Study
  • Serving Our Communities: Monarch Volunteers Give More Than Just Time
  • White House Visit: Terhune, Arc Leaders Return From White House With Support For People with Disabilities
  • Celebrating Annual Black History Month Performance is Annual Favorite
  • Community Garden
  • Mental Illness: Stigma of Silence
  • Staff Spotlight
  • Monarch Hosts Rallies to Educate and Halt the Use of "R-Word"
  • 2010-2011 Statement of Financial Position
  • 2010-2011 Donor List
  • Lighthouse Club Bell Ringers Shine
  • Bringing a Family Closer Together
  • The Fourth Annual Dreams Take Flight Golf Tournament Thank Yous

Reaching Dreams - Winter 2011

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  • Straight from Peggy
  • A Dream Fulfilled - Monarch to open a Creative Arts & Community Center in Sandhills
  • A Sweet Interruption
  • A New Face - Blake Martin
  • A very special Olympian takes the Monarch spirit to Greece
  • Monarch is launching a new volunteer program
  • Leaving a Safe Haven to “Enlighten”Others
  • A Father's Love
  • The Goofy Gills Project
  • Give a Gift, Leave a Legacy

Reaching Dreams - Spring 2011

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  • March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Helping Dreams Take Flight
  • MONARCH ACTT - Assertive Community Treatment Team
  • Employer Spotlight - Pro Pallet is Putting Monarch to Work
  • The Monarch Beach Club attracts statewide attention
  • The New Brand Identity for The Arc Arrives!
  • Budget Deficit Endangers Funding For Most Vulnerable
  • Project Cupid - Send Smiles Across N.C.
  • A Clean Start >>> An innovative job-training program in Columbus County gives opportunities to learn vital skills
  • Authors’ Successes are Truly Inspiring
  • Monarch Financial Statement 2009-2010
  • Donor Listing 2009-2010

Reaching Dreams - Summer 2010

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  • Monarch Expands Reach
  • The Monarch Beach Club
  • Project Cupid May Be Coming Your Way
  • Monarch Spreads the Word to End the Word
  • Taking Prescription Drugs for Anxiety, Insomnia, or Depression? Read This . . .
  • Governor Perdue Recognizes Monarch Volunteers
  • Star Catchers Perform for Governor Perdue
  • Needs List
  • Zach Commander Travels to Morocco for Special Olympics Global Congress
  • Monarch Awarded Full CABHA Certification
  • Monarch Friends Have Fun and Raise Funds at Golf Tournament

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