Autism Invitational Chairs

An Astronomical Autism Invitational

Ninety-two golfers enjoyed 18 holes at Boone Valley Golf Club for the 8th Annual Autism Invitational. This year’s tournament raised more than $210,000 to support St. Louis Arc programs that touch the lives of 1,000 children and adults with autism in the St. Louis community. Tournament participants were provided with eclipse glasses and had the…

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Employer Recognition

Accommodation for Success Awards – St. Louis City and County Congratulations to Bhavik Patel, managing partner at Sandberg Phoenix & vonGontard, P.C.!  The Accommodation for Success awards committee awarded Mr. Patel the Exceptional Supporter of Inclusive Practices award.  Mr. Patel and Sandberg Phoenix & vonGontard, P.C. were nominated by the St. Louis Arc for their…

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30th Annual St. Louis European Auto Show

The St. Louis Arc once again had the privilege of being the benefiting charity of the St. Louis European Auto Show. The 30th Annual St. Louis European Auto Show raised $20,000 for the St. Louis Arc. For 30 years, St. Louis European Auto Show has brought together a diverse group of car enthusiasts who own…

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FroYo for Funds

Stay Cool with Self-Serve in Support of the St. Louis Arc Want to stay cool in this hot weather, while supporting the St. Louis Arc? Come to FroYo in Creve Coeur on Thursday, July 27 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and purchase a yummy treat! FroYo will be donating 15% of all sales from 5:00-8:00…

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MOD Pizza – People First

“Welcome to MOD Pizza!” Walk into any MOD Pizza, and you’ll be warmly and loudly welcomed by the staff behind the counter and in the dining room. MOD Pizza takes being a welcoming place to a higher level. It’s part of their mission – their people-first mission. Spreading MODness means many things, but mostly it…

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The 27th Annual St. Louis Arc Golf Tournament

The 27th Annual St. Louis Arc Golf Tournament Was a Hole-In-One! One hundred sixty-two golfers enjoyed a beautiful day of golf at the Country Club of St. Albans on Monday, May 22.  This year’s tournament raised $250,000 to support the programs and services of the St. Louis Arc. The weather was absolutely perfect and the…

Changes to Call-A-Ride Help Those with Set Schedules

Metro Call-A-Ride is adding a new option for those riders who use Call-A-Ride on a consistent, set, schedule. The new subscription ride service allows Call-A-Ride customers to pre-book their rides when they use the service three or more times in a week and travel to the same location. The service allows a rider to set…

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Creative Music Making

For the past six years, the St. Louis Arc has partnered with the St. Louis Symphony and Maryville University Music Therapy program for Creative Music Making. Grace Mehan, a long time Arc participant shared her experience as a musician in this year’s program. My Experience in Creative Music Making I was one of the many…

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Spread the Word

On March 1, 2017 the nation observed Spread the Word to End the Word, a day dedicated for society to stop and think about the use of the R-word. At the St. Louis Arc, the Social Justice Committee honored the day by asking the question “Which words would you like people to use to describe…

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Giving For Over 20 Years

St. Louis Arc’s Annual Giving Tree For over 20 years, the St. Louis Arc has partnered with businesses and individuals in the St. Louis community for the St. Louis Arc Giving Tree. This year, 220 children were identified from our Capable Kids and Family, Parents Learning Together, and Belle Children Services programs for the Giving…