Wed, Apr 4, 2012 09:30 AM
Letter to Editor,
ARC-Rutland Area would like to thank voters for approving funding
on your city or town ballots and budgets. Your support helps folks
with Developmental Challenges and their families find Advocacy,
Resources and Community essential to their functionality and
This year, ARC is joining the campaign to "Spread the word to end
The "R" word can be hurtful and derogatory so why use it?
Unfortunately, it is still in our legal corporate name, even though
we rarely use it. The time has come to drop it all together.
Federal and State wording has changed as well. This is a delicate
matter as we wish to be easily identified by our supporters and
consumers. Feel free to offer any input toward this goal. You can
write ARC-Rutland Area, 128 Merchants Row, Suite 302, Rutland, VT
05701-5915, call 775-1370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out our website at http://home.myfairpoint.net
Again, we would like to thank our many supporters for their faith
in ARC-Rutland Area and for your part in helping folks live as
equally-valued citizens in our communities.
Sherry Boudreau, Board President, A United Way member agency
Editors note: The legal corporate name Boudreau refers to is
Association for Retarded Citizens - Rutland Area dba ARC