The Board of Directors of The Arc of Katy Invites you to attend The 2017 Annual General Membership Meeting of The Arc of Katy Thursday, 25th of May 2017 Reception, Refreshments: 6:30 to 7 p.m. Program: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church 1351 South Mason Road Katy, TX 77450
- Call to order
- Presentation of The Flag, The Pledge of Allegiance
- Welcome Remarks by The Arc of Katy Program Participants
- Election of Directors of the Board of The Arc of Katy
- State of the The Arc of Katy Presentation by the Board of Directors
- Special Guest Speakers
- Special Plans for Special People – Kerri Graham, Graham & Theander
- Specialize Telecommunications Assistance Program —Detra Stewart, CEO-Disability Specialist, Assistive Technology Unlimited
- Greenlight Session – Q&A and Discussion for Members with the Board of Directors
Motion for Vote at The 2017 Annual General Membership Meeting of The Arc of Katy: Re-election of the following individuals to serve a three-year term to expire end of May 2020 on the Board of Directors for The Arc of Katy: Dennis Combrink, Don Elder, Ida Faye Elder, Carolyn Kares.
Note: Other current Members of the Board of Directors who will continue to serve until their terms expire are: Margaret Laney, Interim President/Vice President; David Brown, Treasurer; Donna Bode, Secretary; Amy Campbell, Ellen Candito, Sherry Ahart-Davies, Denise Hester, Vicki Knowles, Margaret Lawton, Jimmy Moran, Kristie Ondracek, Fred Shafer and Andy Wohlgemuth.
Your 2016-2017 Membership expires on May 31, 2017. Participants in the day program, summer camp, and socials of The Arc of Katy must renew membership to continue participation beyond that date. CLICK HERE if you would like to renew your membership or become a member. You can return the attached membership form and payment by mail to the address below, turn in at the Annual General Membership Meeting or submit your registration and membership online through our website http://thearcofkaty.org/membership where you can now use PayPal for your tax deductible membership donation.
Color for a Cause is a fun 5k color run event hosted by James E. Taylor High School National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America benefiting The Arc of Katy. The event is Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at James E. Taylor High School, 20700 Kingland Blvd., Katy High School 77450. Proceeds will benefit The Arc of Katy, a local non-profit organization that works to create opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
We encourage you to support The Arc of Katy with us by participating in Color for a Cause! The event to be held at James E. Taylor High School is open to participants of all ages. The run will not be timed; it’s all for fun. In addition to the 5k route, there will be a shorter track available for those not able to participate in the 5k distance. Also, running is completely optional; participants are welcome to walk, stroll or even skip the whole way!
We hope to see you there! To complete the online registration visit: colorforacause.weebly.com
The Houston Council of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority announced a successful service year supporting The Arc of Katy at its Founder’s Day luncheon April 30
PHOTO: Ann Ferner, representing The Arc of Katy, receives check representing Houston Council of Beta Sigma Phi’s donation total prior to funds raised at luncheon, from Kerry Bost, 2015-2016 Council President
Celebrating 85 years, the international social and cultural sorority’s Houston Council held its Founder’s Day luncheon April 30 at Braeburn Country Club in Houston.
The fourteen Beta Sigma Phi chapters in the Houston Council supported The Arc of Katy by giving of their time to help with Arc socials and craft projects, donating needed supplies and equipment for its Day and Summer Camps and raising needed funds.
Prior to the luncheon the council had raised $11,114 and generous members raised the total to $12,000 for the year. The Houston Council also announced at the luncheon that The Arc of Katy was again selected by its members as the council service project for the 2016-2017 sorority year.
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority is an international women’s social and cultural organization open to women of all ages. Sorority members enjoy the opportunity to make friends, attend socials and cultural programs and serving their community. For membership opportunities, visit www.betasigmaphihouston.org.
The Arc of Katy is accepting applications for a part-time day program instructor and a part-time admin assistant. The Day Program provides organized activity to these community members who are unable to secure a job or have other meaningful activities.
On May 12 at the Annual General Membership Meeting of The Arc of Katy, the Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors will present a slate of candidates from the community for election to three-year terms as members of the Board.
The Triumph Gala is The Arc of Katy’s largest fundraiser and bridges the gap between day camp expenses not covered by tuition, and supports other social programs for participants. It is a celebration of the triumphs of our client population and our supporters, themed around the historic arches erected throughout the world as monuments to great accomplishments. In addition to the recognition of our Gala honorees, Suzanne and Gary Winkler, the special evening offered fine dining, a silent auction and a spirited live auction.
The Arc of Katy is accepting applications for two positions: a full-time day program director and a part-time day program instructor. The Day Program provides organized activity to these community members who are unable to secure a job or have other meaningful activities.
We are also looking for a communications intern to write articles, assist with website content management, update Facebook page, develop and distribute news releases and assist with events.