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ARISE Foundation 2014/2015 Board of Directors and Officers Elected

November 6, 2014

Syracuse, NY – The ARISE Foundation recently welcomed four new members to the Board of Directors and elected officers for the coming year.  Officers are Lt. Col. Ed Cook, Chair; Kristen Smith, Vice Chair; David Dreverman, Treasurer; and Kim Brown, Secretary. The following individuals have joined the ARISE Foundation Board of Directors: Michelle Alletzhauser, Patricia […]

Focus Group Flyer

CNY Coordinated Care Network to Host Focus Group

November 3, 2014

CNY Coordinated Care Network is hosting an upcoming focus group for Medicaid recipients on November 13.  Below is information for the event: ———– Do You Have Medicaid? Do You Lack Health Insurance? HELP IMPROVE THE HEALTHCARE CARE YOU GET Your opinion matters. The CNY Coordinated Care Network plans to improve healthcare Medicaid enrollees and the […]

Share Your Experience – Survey for Disability Rights New York

October 16, 2014

One of the serious issues facing students with disabilities in New York schools is the use of restraints and seclusion.  While the use of such measures is permitted in emergency situations, state regulations prohibit restraints and seclusion as ongoing or standard interventions to address behavior. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to determine the actual frequency […]

Onondaga County Candidate Forum To Be Held October 22

October 16, 2014

SYRACUSE, NY:  A candidate forum focusing on disability issues will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the Rosamond Gifford Community Room in Syracuse. The forum is free and open to the public.  It will run from 1 to 4 PM. The forum will feature congressional, assembly, and county sheriff candidates. Confirmed candidates include: Gene […]

ARISE Celebrates 10 Years of Service in Pulaski

ARISE to Celebrate 10 Years of Service in Pulaski

October 15, 2014

Oswego: ARISE, a non-profit organization that empowers people with disabilities to live fully and independently in the community, is celebrating their 10th anniversary of service in Pulaski this month. The agency will be holding a celebration open to the public at The Make Sense Shop on Thursday, October 30th at 9:30 AM. The Pulaski office […]

Fall 2014 Newsletter Cover

ARISE Newsletter – Fall 2014

October 14, 2014

Download the ARISE 2014 Fall Newsletter (PDF – 3,754 MB)

Madison County Candidate Meet & Greet Breakfast To Be Held Oct 15

October 9, 2014

ONEIDA, NY:  A Candidate Meet & Greet Breakfast Event will be held Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the ARISE Oneida office. The event is open to the public and will run from 10:00 – 11:30 AM. Candidates and community members are invited to the event for an opportunity to discuss issues of concern for people […]

ARISE Newsletter – Oswego County – October 2014

September 30, 2014

Download the ARISE Newsletter – Oswego County – October 2014 (PDF)

John Hayes, Owner of Evergreen Hills and Danielle Fox, ARISE Medicaid Service Coordinator

Evergreen Hills Golf Course Hosts Golf Clinic for ARISE Participants

September 18, 2014

Participants in ARISE programs as well as Oswego County ARC and Oswego County Opportunities had the terrific opportunity to participate in a two-day golf clinic hosted by John Hayes and the Evergreen Hills Golf Course. Oswego Fire Chief Jeff McCrobie served as a volunteer instructor and worked with participants on proper golf etiquette and form. […]

Jennifer Torrese Appointed as Manager of Community Services

September 18, 2014

ARISE is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Torrese as Manager of the Oswego Community Services Department which includes Community and Day Habilitation, a skill- building program for individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as the In-Home Respite Program which provides in-home respite services by trained staff. Jennifer’s personal and professional experiences as well […]