We miss our members so very much, but we know it's important to stay safe and healthy. Due to continued social distancing measures and mandatory mask wearing, PARC will remain closed through at least the end of August. There is some good news, though! Our Board met via Zoom to discuss how best we can [...]
PARC is proud to announce our 2019 Shining Star is Tim Fernald. Tim has been a part of the PARC family for more than 12 years. However, no one seems to remember how they first learned about PARC. Tim is a very social guy and was very involved in activities at Farmington High School where [...]
Marilyn spent many years working as a member of the Plainville Community Schools staff in the Special Education department, and was very beloved by her charges. The ability to care for, teach, and guide students with developmental disabilities is a true gift—one which Marilyn possesses in spades. Her gentle manner and easygoing nature made Mrs. [...]
Mark lerardi established The Office Works in 1986 in Newington and in 1999 he moved the business to his newly constructed building at 45 Corporate Ave. in the Farmington Valley Corporate Park. It was sort of a homecoming for Mark as he spent a good portion of his childhood in Plainville, growing up on Unionville [...]
Gather your team of 4 today to join the fun and directly impact our Healthy Living Activities for people with developmental disabilities. November 19, 2016 - Lessard Lanes 136 New Britain Ave, Plainville, CT from 4pm to 7.30pm Your $25 registration fee includes: 3 games of bowling Shoe rental Snack T-Shirt One Door Prize Entry [...]
Join us as we enjoy an afternoon of bowling or mini golf at Lessard Lanes in Plainville! Your $25 entry fee includes three games of bowling, shoe rental, hot dog and soft drink, a limited edition event t-shirt, and a door prize ticket! Not so much of a keggler? Choose our mini-golf option and enjoy [...]
Despite the drizzle, over 100 people attended the 2016 event held at Norton Park! Thanks so much to all our sponsors, supporters, and volunteers for making this our biggest fundraiser of the year!!
On Saturday, October 1, PARC will be holding the 16th Annual Helen Coughlin Memorial Walk at Norton Park. This is a terrific opportunity to walk, socialize, and learn more about our work with people with developmental disabilities in our community! As one of our four major yearly fundraisers, this event is vital to our ability [...]
On Wednesday, June 8, PARC presented the Christoper Augur Memorial Scholarship to Mark A. Muller, a graduating Senior from Plainville High School. The award is given to a student who either has a disability and is continuing education or who is going into continuing education in the field of special ed. Mark will be attending [...]
PARC's annual Applebee's Pancake Breakfast was a huge success! Volunteers fed 110 people in two hours, and a terrific time was had by all!