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13th of December 2018

The Arc Recognizes Community Partners at Awards Banquet

The Arc Southern Maryland is pleased to announce the recipients of the following 2018 awards, presented at The Arc Southern Maryland’s annual Awards Banquet on December 7th: 2018 Employer of the Year – Crothall Services     Not pictured: 2018 Professional of the Year – Christina Semego, Coordinator of Community Services with the Charles County […]


18th of October 2018

Culinary Training Grads

In the fall of 2017 the first seeds of opportunity were planted when a series of conversations began between The Arc Southern Maryland (SOMD) and another nonprofit, End Hunger in Calvert County. End Hunger had already provided culinary and commercial kitchen management training for individuals in our area who were unemployed or underemployed and then […]


15th of October 2018

Willoughby named Non-Academy Instructor of the Year

Congratulations to Connie Willoughby, The Arc Southern Maryland’s Manager of Community Supports in Charles County. Connie was recognized October 11th at the Maryland Police Correctional Training Commission’s 18th Annual Instructor Awards and Training Conference as Non-Academy Instructor of the Year for the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy. Connie has trained over 400 law enforcement & […]


31st of July 2018

Ministry iNgage-ing in the community, volunteering at The Arc

iNgage Church of Waldorf  is a ministry that desires to impact the community that they call home. So this June, when Archelle Bowen, of iNgage, reached out to The Arc, she hoped to connect with the local non-profit to do just that. On June 23rd, “iNgagers” volunteered to assist throughout the community, to “paint the […]


19th of June 2018

The Arc honors outstanding volunteer of the year, David “Scott” Mellinger

Each June, chapters of The Arc from across Maryland gather at The Arc Maryland’s statewide convention to celebrate the work of advocates and agencies that support The Arc’s mission to create opportunities and foster inclusion of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Each chapter recognizes one special individual as their “Outstanding Volunteer of the […]


29th of May 2018

Tyler Bell Receives MACS Achievement Award

Tyler Bell was recognized with a Maryland Association of Community Services (MACS) Achievement Award on May 23rd, 2018. Tyler Bell, 23, receives supported employment services with The Arc. He has been employed at Panera Bread and has worked on the lawn crew with The Arc. While in high school, he volunteered as an assistant football […]


17th of May 2018

The Arc Southern Maryland to host 16th annual golf fundraiser

The Arc Southern Maryland to host 16th annual golf fundraiser Pat Collins Golf Classic to be held June 15th at Chesapeake Hills Golf Course The Arc Southern Maryland will hold its 16th Annual Pat Collins Golf Classic on June 15th at Chesapeake Hills Golf Course. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun […]


22nd of March 2018

Employing Abilities: The Arc hosts roundtable during Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month brings attention to many matters impacting individuals with developmental disabilities each March. One of the ongoing challenges for these individuals is employment – often facing unemployment or underemployment despite their ability, desire, or willingness to work in the community. In light of this, The Arc Southern Maryland was delighted at the […]


5th of February 2018

We liked this Super Bowl ad trend…

There were many celebrating the rise of an underdog at the end of yesterday’s Super Bowl. We want to recognize the other underdog. This year we saw a distinct trend outside the norm. Those multi-million dollar 30-60 second ad spots were utilizing some of that time to focus our attention on giving back! Examples included […]


18th of December 2017

New Development Director, Renee Seigley

The Arc Southern Maryland has welcomed Renée Seigley as Director of Development. This role is vital to ensuring financial stability for The Arc Southern Maryland through business development and fundraising activities. Renée brings 20 years of experience, including former roles as Vice President of sales and marketing for a leading residential developer and National Director […]