Staff at our Joplin Division will soon be busy packing boxes preparing for a big move. The Arc purchased a 20,000 square foot building in September of 2017 located at 4722 E. 32nd Street and began renovating to accommodate the organization’s needs.
The 10th Annual Hunt & Fish Outdoor Show took place February 9th and 10th at the Springfield Expo Center. The event featured over 100 vendors as well as boats, a bounce house and kid’s activities such as a Daisy Air Rifle Trailer, a trout pond and more.
At The Arc of the Ozarks, the individuals we serve are family. Our staff work tirelessly to ensure they receive the best quality of life possible. Unfortunately, there are times when our staff face the loss of a beloved client.
On Tuesday, December 18, the Courageous Church in Springfield held the 3rd Annual Holiday Celebration for 200 of The Arc clients. This come and go event had a band, dancing, crafts, treats and a hot chocolate bar.
On Saturday, December 4, a few of our day program members and recruiters for the Arc braved the chilly weather and participated in the annual Christmas Parade in Springfield. Not only did the individuals participate the day of, they had been working on creating a perfect float for the occasion.