Annual Meeting and Arc Awards


Join us Sunday September 18, 2016 1:30-4:00 in the afternoon

to celebrate The Arc of the Triangle.

Enjoy the Year in Review Slideshow

Arc Members will elect our Board of Directors

(Click here for a list of our candidates and their biosketches.)

And celebrate the incredible individuals and organizations that make our work possible at the Arc Awards

Arc Award Categories:

The Arc of the Triangle's DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD — an individual or organization that has contributed, in a distinguished manner, to the promotion, development, and support of The Arc of the Triangle, Inc. and its participants and their families.

COMMUNITY PARTNER OF THE YEAR – a business or organization that has directly contributed to the success of The Arc of the Triangle and the improvement of its services, programs, growth, etc.

DIRECT CARE PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR — an award for extraordinary commitment by an individual employed in the Triangle area to provide direct support, service, or care to a person/people with I/DD while fostering growth, independence, community inclusion and dignity. (Examples: support staff, bus drivers, teacher’s aides, one-on-one support in school)

EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR — a Triangle area employer with an exceptional record of providing inclusive competitive employment opportunities for people with I/DD.

PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR — an individual employed in the Triangle area working in the I/DD community who has demonstrated sensitivity and the ability to provide outstanding support which results in increased independence for people with I/DD.

SELF-ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR – a self-advocate who lives in the Triangle area who has shown determination and self-advocacy skills in his/her community, work place, school, etc.

SIBLING OF THE YEAR – the sibling of a person with I/DD whose actions and efforts at home and in the community have made a positive impact on their sibling and family.

STUDENT OF THE YEAR – a student with I/DD in private or public school who exemplifies what it means to be a hard worker, with determination and leadership qualities in their school and community.

TEACHER OF THE YEAR — A teacher (special or general education) who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and supporting students with I/DD.

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR — a volunteer who has given generously of his/her time and talent to benefit people with I/DD and The Arc of the Triangle.

Download Nomination Form Here!


September 18, 2016 at 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Resurrection Lutheran Church
100 W Lochmere Dr
Cary, NC 27518
United States
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