Members of The Arc of Atlantic County joined together with the Board of Directors and staff to hold their annual Membership Meeting. A new slate of officers were sworn in for the 2020 Fiscal year.

Tom Baffuto, Executive Director The Arc of New Jersey greets the Members and discusses issues affecting Fair Wages for Direct Support Professionals.

Joe Polisano is presented with an award recognizing him for his service as Board Chairman to The Arc of Alantic County by CEO, Scott Hennis.

COO, Pat Jones, presents Longevity in Employment Awards to Jack Karrish, employed by Acme in Somers Point and George Karrish, employed at Meadowview Nursing Home. The brothers each have over 20 years of employment.

Annette Littman proudly shows her award for her 20+ years of employment at Acme Markets.

Scott Hennis, CEO, thanks Past Board Chairman, Herb Hummel for his commitment to the Board of Directors.

Tom Keown also received an award for his longevity in employment at Boscov’s Department Store.

The 2020 Slate of Officers is sworn in and accepted by the Membership.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Participation in the activities of The Arc at the local, state and national chapters.
  • Reduced cost at conventions, conferences and special trainings.
  • A subscription to The Arc of the United States’ national newsletter, Empower, with information on the organization and current legislation in effect for people with I/DD.
  • Inclusion in The Arc of Atlantic County’s Quarterly E-newsletter, featuring inspiring stories of personal success and achievement, and the latest news about our organization. –Although we have not been doing a Quarterly Newsletter…
  • Inclusion in The Arc of Atlantic County’s Special Events and Membership Activities.
  • Voting privileges at The Arc of Atlantic County’s Annual Membership Meeting.