On Wednesday, December 13, PARC members, families, staff, and volunteers celebrated Christmas together with a pot-luck feast, featuring turkey donated by a generous Plainville volunteer firefighter prepared by Gnazzo's - including a special visit from the Jolly Man himself!!
This year's event was a huge success - and SO much fun!! Check out some of the photos here!
PARC was recently awarded a generous grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain for a complete renovation to our bathroom facilities. This project will improve accessibility for our members, and will make both facilities 100% ADA compliant. PARC Board member and local contractor and architect Bill Michel is the project manager, and work [...]
Join us on Saturday, November 18th for the Frank Robinson Thanksgiving Bowling Classic! $25 per person includes open bowling from 4:30 - 7:00pm, shoe rental, t-shirt, hot dog and soda, and a door prize entry! Register online today!!
On Saturday, October 21, about 50 employee volunteers from Loureiro Engineering participated in their annual community service project - this year at PARC! Volunteers painted our building, installed a fence that will improve safety, cleanliness, and privacy, worked on landscaping, and built a custom-designed shed. Window replacement is also part of the project - amazing!! [...]
Calling all bikers!! Join us on Saturday, September 30th at 9:00am at the VFW on Northwest Drive in Plainville for the first annual Ed Mercure Memorial Poker Run!!
The 17th Annual Helen Coughlin Memorial Walk will be held on Saturday, October 14th at Norton Park, and we couldn't be more excited! PARC is celebrating 60 years in 2017, and we're celebrating in a big way. Join us for this amazing fundraiser and lots of fun!
Plainville residents rise to the Connecticut Special Olympics challenge Three young adults who are long-time members of PARC are proudly displaying the gold, silver and bronze medals that they won in early June competing in the Connecticut Special Olympics. And the winning glow has not yet left. Whenever Alicia Rostkowski, Maria Duval and Steven Robinson [...]
Our Camp Staff is ready for another terrific season! We've got six weeks of fun, activities, crafts, trips, and snacks planned, and we can't wait to get started. Camp Trumbull is made possible by PARC fundraisers as well as support from the American Savings Foundation, the Main Street Community Foundation, and the Plainville Senior Center. [...]
Join PARC members, staff, and volunteers on June 11th from 8:00am - 10:00am at Applebee's in Plainville for a terrific breakfast! Your $7 ticket gets you pancakes, bacon, coffee, and juice - AND the joy of supporting the work we do with people with developmental disabilities!