Manistee County Arc
You are Cordially invited to Arc meetings. Our board meetings are TBA. Social meetings are held once a month (7:00 PM unless stated otherwise) Location is to be decided. Click on underlined links for pictures of past events.
July ... Lakeshore Choir performs yearly at the Fair 2011
August ... Family Picnic 2008
October ... Halloween Party and Bowling at Strike Town
January ... Bowling at Strike Town
February ... Valentine Dance at the Parish Center
April ... Karaoke 2006 and Snacks
The Manistee Arc site was begun in August 1998. As of November 2013, the ARC site will be Archived. It can be reached through http://ocs.manistee.org . Choose OCS Archive in the left hand corner. On the former Onekama Site, the ARC link is on the bottom left. Eventually there will be a new ARC site, but this site will not be added to or changed in the future.
Installed Playground Equipment funded by Ronald McDonald Charities Grant of $21,752.
Wheelchair & Walking Track provided by Cherryland Electric $5000 and local matching grant of $5000
Anniversary Dinner & Lake Shore Choir Entertainment June 6, 2005
Summer Program offered for local people with handicaps. A Trip to the Rockin' R Ranch was part of the 1998 Arc summer program
Lake Shore Choir attended Very Special Arts Festival in Mason May 20-21, 1999
Visit from FDR enlivens Arc meetings
Sweetheart Dance as well as other special social events are provided by Arc
Blessing of the Animals 1998.
People First is an active organization.
Potluck and Entertainment are part of the May Arc meeting
Manistee Arc receives its primary funding from the Manistee United Way and secondary funding from the Manistee Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive. Arc officers are all volunteers.
Board: Rosemary Swidorski
Board: Mary Jo McIssac
Board: Maryann Grabowski
Board: Tom Volkema
Board: Barb Heidel
Board: Connie Hybza
Internet Links of Local Interest
Life in Focus Project: Manistee Group
Books on Disabilities can be found at the Manistee County Library and its 5 branches
A Parents' guide to communicating with an autistic child
Arc's Publications Desk a new web bookstore at Arc
Check out these Informational Internet Sites