Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956

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6th Annual "Ciao Down for GWArc"
Friday, May 1, 2015
5-7:30 PM
Embassy Suites Boston/Waltham
550 Winter Street
Waltham, MA  02453
~Delicious Italian Buffet, Salad, Dessert, Beverages~
~Italian Music     Photo Booth (NEW!)~
~Silent Auction, Raffle and Mystery Gifts for Sale!~
Tickets: $15 Adults
$9 Children, Seniors and Adults with special needs  

3 Ways to Get Tickets: 

1. Buy tickets online

2. Download and print ticket order form for mailing

3. Call GWArc at 781-899-1344 or email

Get Your Raffle Tickets in Advance! 

Buy raffle tickets online

Print raffle ticket order form for mailing


Thank you to our generous Event Host!


Thank you to our generous Event Sponsors!

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GWArc's Board of Directors is pictured above at the March 2015 Board meeting. Seated, left to right, are Morgan Diamant, Harvey Fisher, Lisa Lorgeree (Treasurer), Kelly Hill, Marcia MacClary, Eric Prichard and Peter Dixon.  Standing, left to right are Don Willfong (Secretary), Adam Maher, John Peacock (President) and Jim Baron.
Board members Greg Abel (Immediate Past President), Bob Clement, Jody Doucette (Vice President) and Eric Doucette are not in the photo. 

GWArc's Video Archives - Click here to view.  Click on each picture to view the video.

NEW! Click here to see our FY 2015 Accessibility Plan
NEW! Click here to see our Summary of the FY 2015 Operating Plan
NEW! Click here to see our FY 2014 Performance Analysis Summary
NEW! Click here to see our 2014 Annual Report     

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Buy "Ciao Down for GWArc" tickets! 

Pre-Bid on our Amazing Auction Items!

Thanks to WCAC-TV, The Waltham Channel for taping Public Service Announcements for "Ciao Down for GWArc"!

And thanks to our event sponsors who participated!

GWArc CEO Roz Rubin (left) speaks with David Felton of Rockland Trust (center) and Pushp Kumar of Unified System (right) about their sponsorship of "Ciao Down for GWArc" and their community support efforts. 


Sarita Ledani of RTN Federal Credit Union (center) speaks with Roz Rubin (left) and Joanne Raymond, GWArc Director of Marketing & Development (right), about RTN's sponsorship of "Ciao Down for GWArc" and their commitment to supporting the community. 

Read about GWArc’s search for larger space in this article from the March 23 Waltham News Tribune. 

GWArc's March 2015 Newsletter 

Check out our latest news and photos!                 

Recreation PLUS

Our Recreation PLUS Spring 2015 brochure is here!

Check out our Spring 2015 Recreation Schedule and Brochure and sign up soon!

Get a GWArc sweatshirt!

   Available for a Donation of $10 for GWArc participants,

$20 for Families and Friends 

Interested? Sweatshirts will be available at "Ciao Down for GWArc" on May 1, or call 781-899-1344 or e-mail to order.

Available in Sizes Small - 2XL.

  GWArc participants Joey, Kristina and Ken model GWArc sweatshirts.

Please help GWArc continue to provide high quality care and services to individuals we serve.

Your generous donation will:

-Purchase adaptive equipment that promotes independence

-Provide job coaching to adults working in the community

-Assist high school students to explore career options and gain job training and job experience

-Support enriching programs like art, movement, music, cooking and nutrition

Please mail your check made payable to GWArc to: GWArc, 56 Chestnut Street, Waltham MA 02453 or click here to make a secure donation online.
Your tax-deductible gift directly supports GWArc programs and services and makes a difference for over 300 individuals we serve each year.

Thank you!


Do you shop at Amazon? Shop at AmazonSmile (same Amazon, same products, same prices) and designate GWArc as your charitable organization and GWArc will receive .5% of your purchase at no cost to you!

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The Waltham Tourism Council and Waltham Cable Access present a new video, "We Are HAPPY from Waltham, MA"! 

See if you can spot GWArc program participants, CEO Roz Rubin and Director of Marketing & Development Joanne Raymond among the many Waltham residents and business employees dancing and celebrating Waltham!

The Arc of Massachusetts Video

GWArc and The Arc of Massachusetts are proud of all that we do to make a difference in the lives of individuals we serve.  We encourage you to watch this newly released educational video from The Arc of Massachusetts to learn more. 

New! This video was updated to include an introduction by GWArc CEO Roslynn Rubin, Ed.D.   Click here to view.

The Arc of The United States Video

GWArc thanks our supporters. Here is a video made by The Arc of the United States saying thanks for all you do. Click here to view.

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