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The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence


       The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence

July 5, 2022

The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence ( announced that Heather Tuttle, Habilitation Program Coordinator, is the recipient of The Arc New York Executive Directors’ Association’s (EDA) Future of Excellence Award for Program Services Excellence. This award was presented on June 14th, during the State-wide meeting.

This year, the EDA launched the Future of Excellence Awards to recognize exceptional performance and leadership by Chapter staff. The group received 80 nominations from 23 Chapters for these prestigious awards. The selection process was competitive, as all were worthy of recognition.

"Heather’s previous and current responsibilities as the leader of The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence’s Bridges program make her an excellent choice for the Program Services Excellence Award," stated Howard Ganter, Chief Executive Officer of The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence. "We are grateful that Heather guides the innovative service offerings that are appealing to the young people supported by Bridges. Her creativity and ability to make non-traditional programming successful is exemplary."

The EDA connects executive leaders from across the state to promote excellence and professional leadership in support of The Arc New York mission. Relying on the collective wisdom and knowledge of its members, the EDA works together to find solutions and to capitalize on the diversity of experience to assist The Arc New York and its chapters to be the very best providers of supports and services to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families.

The Arc Jefferson – St. Lawrence provides lifelong opportunities that enhance the lives of people, so that they may achieve their hopes and aspirations. To learn more, visit, find us on Facebook and Instagram, or subscribe to the YouTube Channel.

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About The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence:
The Arc Jefferson - St. Lawrence seeks to be the premier provider of services for people with diverse needs through the continuum of life.