Ridge Area Arc Supported Employment receives training initiative

February 21st, 2022|Comments Off on Ridge Area Arc Supported Employment receives training initiative

AVON PARK — The U.S. Department of Labor has selected five National Provider Organizations (NPOs) to participate in its National Expansion of Employment Opportunities Network (NEON) initiative to increase competitive integrated employment for people with

Ridge Area Arc adds Care Coordinator

February 3rd, 2022|Comments Off on Ridge Area Arc adds Care Coordinator

New grant-funded position to serve consumers AVON PARK – Rhonda Sweeney, RN of Sebring has joined the staff of Ridge Area Arc as Care Coordinator. This one-year, grant-funded position was made possible through grants from

A community in crisis

February 3rd, 2022|Comments Off on A community in crisis

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are a lifeline for people living with disabilities AVON PARK - A crisis is upon us in Avon Park. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who serve people with disabilities are leaving their

2021 Sebring Derby A Winner

November 16th, 2021|Comments Off on 2021 Sebring Derby A Winner

By SHARON WEATHERHEAD Highlands News-Sun Correspondent   SEBRING - The 2021 Sebring Derby presented by Johnson Stivender Wealth Advisors was held on Friday, evening Nov. 12 to benefit Ridge Area Arc. This mission of Ridge

Community Involvement Award Winner

September 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Community Involvement Award Winner

AVON PARK - Thursday, August 26 was a very enjoyable evening at the 2021 Avon Park Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet — held at the historic Hotel Jacaranda: Great food and stewardship! Several APCC Member

SFSC adjunct instructors at Ridge Area Arc plan for retirement

September 1st, 2021|Comments Off on SFSC adjunct instructors at Ridge Area Arc plan for retirement

  AVON PARK - Debbe Roberts and Patty Sheehan, adjunct instructors for SFSC’s Adult Education Department, officially retire from the College on Monday, Aug. 2. Roberts and Sheehan provide instruction in literacy and numeracy skills